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    Court Extends Jail For Russians Accused Of Fighting With Separatists
    Dec24

    Court Extends Jail For Russians Accused Of Fighting With Separatists

    Kyiv’s Holosiiv District Court extended the detention of two Russians alleged to be members of Russia’s armed forces until at least February 20. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    US expands sanctions
    Dec24

    US expands sanctions

    WASHINGTON: The Obama administration on Tuesday imposed financial restrictions on 34 additional people and entities for helping Russian and Ukrainian companies evade US penalties and other infractions, prompting threats of retaliation from the Kremlin. The action helps ‘maintain the efficacy of existing sanctions’ established after...

    Kiev under pressure to adopt IMF approved austerity budget
    Dec24

    Kiev under pressure to adopt IMF approved austerity budget

    In Ukraine, the parliament is working on the final version of the 2016 budget which it has to approve before the end of the month. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine’s ‘shadow economy’ is one of the largest in the world and its still growing
    Dec24

    Ukraine’s ‘shadow economy’ is one of the largest in the world and its still growing

    REUTERS/StaffLeonid is not exactly what you would expect from a black market money dealer. He is young, well-built, handsome, and well-dressed. The upmarket café he chose to meet in is the kind that serves its meals on slates and offers menus in English as well as Ukrainian. Leonid orders tea and adds honey before he begins to speak quietly,...

    Ukraine, rebels accuse each other of violating latest truce
    Dec24

    Ukraine, rebels accuse each other of violating latest truce

    Over 9,000 people have been killed since the start of the conflict in eastern Ukraine in April 2014. – AFP File Photo KIEV: Ukrainian authorities and pro-Russian rebels accused each other of violating a holiday ceasefire Wednesday, just hours after it came into force in the war-torn country’s east. “Illegal armed groups have already...

    Ukraine’s brawling parliament hopes to learn from Israel’s — but who’s really worse?
    Dec24

    Ukraine’s brawling parliament hopes to learn from Israel’s — but who’s really worse?

    Israel’s honorary consul in Ukraine, Oleg Vyshniakov, left, posing with officials from the Ukrainian parliament at the Knesset in Jerusalem, Dec. 16, 2015. (Dmitry Spicheko) When Israelis rank the things that make them proud of their country, the Knesset is rarely first on the list. Or second. Or third. In a survey in April, Israelis put...

    Salute to Vienna at Arsht
    Dec24

    Salute to Vienna at Arsht

    Knight Concert Hall presents a Salute to Vienna New Year’s Concert at 8 p.m. Saturday with The Strauss Symphony of America and dancers from Kiev-Aniko Ballet of Ukraine and international … Click to Continue » …read more Source: Miami...

    Russia issues banknote dedicated to Crimea
    Dec24

    Russia issues banknote dedicated to Crimea

    Russia has issued a new banknote dedicated to Crimea, the Ukrainian peninsula it annexed last year. It is a move that is certain to anger Kyiv,… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine, rebels accuse each other of violating latest truce
    Dec23

    Ukraine, rebels accuse each other of violating latest truce

    KIEV: Ukrainian authorities and pro-Russian rebels accused each other of violating a holiday ceasefire on Wednesday, just hours after it came into force in the war-torn country’s east. “Illegal armed groups have already violated these agreements. Since the beginning of the day we recorded seven enemy shellings of our positions,” military...

    Russia Issues Crimea Banknote
    Dec23

    Russia Issues Crimea Banknote

    Russia has issued a new banknote dedicated to Crimea, the Ukrainian peninsula annexed illegally by the Kremlin last year. The new banknote, worth 100 rubles ($1.41), depicts a memorial to sunken ships …read more Source: Big News...