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    Ukraine to suspend trade with Crimea
    Dec18

    Ukraine to suspend trade with Crimea

    KYIV – Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk says Kyiv will suspend trade with Russian-occupied Crimea in one month. Mr. Yatsenyuk said at a government meeting on December 16 that Ukraine’s Cabinet of Ministers had decided that “the supplying of goods, work and services to Crimea and from Crimea” will be banned within 30 days. The […]...

    Biden issues warning to oligarchs as corruption accusations fly in Ukraine
    Dec18

    Biden issues warning to oligarchs as corruption accusations fly in Ukraine

    Now may be the last chance to stop corruption from eroding the foundations of the Ukrainian state, U.S. Vice-President Joe Biden told local politicians during his visit to Kyiv on December 6-8. Addressing the Ukrainian Parliament on December 8, he warned against repeating the mistakes of the 2004 Orange Revolution, after which oligarchs returned...

    Tusk Says Nord Stream 2 Does Not Meet EU Energy Rules
    Dec18

    Tusk Says Nord Stream 2 Does Not Meet EU Energy Rules

    European Council President Donald Tusk says the proposed Nord Stream-2 pipeline extension does not meet EU energy rules on supply diversification and would undermine Ukraine’s role as a gas transit state. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    [Ticker] Ukraine, Georgia get thumbs up for EU visa-free travel
    Dec18

    [Ticker] Ukraine, Georgia get thumbs up for EU visa-free travel

    The European Commission on Friday said Ukraine and Georgia have fulfilled technical conditions for visa-free travel. Member states are to take a political decision in 2016. Commission said Kosovo still needs to meet eight benchmarks. EU commissioner Avramopoulos said he’ll go to Pristina personally to check progress early next year....

    Ukraine to Russia: Don’t Expect That $3 Billion We Owe You
    Dec18

    Ukraine to Russia: Don’t Expect That $3 Billion We Owe You

    Ukraine faces a looming debt default after the country’s finance ministry said Thursday that the country cannot make a $3 billion debt due to Russia this weekend without violating a debt-restructuring deal with other international creditors. Ukraine, which is supposed to pay down the debt by Sunday, said it is ready to keep negotiating with...

    U.S. State Department warning  on travel to Crimea, Ukraine’s east
    Dec18

    U.S. State Department warning on travel to Crimea, Ukraine’s east

    The U.S. State Department on December 14 issued the following warning on travel to Crimea and the Donetsk and Luhansk regions of Ukraine. The Department of State warns U.S. citizens to defer all travel to Crimea and the eastern regions of Donetsk and Luhansk, and recommends those U.S. citizens currently living in or visiting these […] …read...

    Ukraine’s historical legacy laws
    Dec18

    Ukraine’s historical legacy laws

    On April 22, 1945, U.S. Army troops blew up the huge stone swastika that loomed over Zeppelin Field in Nuremberg where the Nazis had staged their massive rallies. A week later, Adolph Hitler committed suicide in Berlin and a few days after that, World War II in Europe ended. Today, there’s not a single public […] …read more Source:...

    Sportsline
    Dec18

    Sportsline

    Soccer • Ukraine has drawn Group C with Germany, Northern Ireland and Poland for the UEFA Euro 2016 in France. The announcement came on December 12 during the draw in Paris. Ukraine’s opener is against Germany on June 12, followed by Northern Ireland on June 16 and Poland on June 21. Reaction from Ukraine’s head […] …read more...

    Ukraine halts payment on $3B debt to Russia
    Dec18

    Ukraine halts payment on $3B debt to Russia

    Ukraine announced Friday it would not make payment on its $3 billion debt to Russia due this weekend, deepening a row with Moscow which said it would take Kiev to court …read more Source: The Daily...

    Conflict Between Ukrainian Rulers Will Go to Court
    Dec18

    Conflict Between Ukrainian Rulers Will Go to Court

    Kiev, The Minister of Interior of Ukraine, Arsen Avakov, said today that he will sue in court the governor of Odessa, Mikhail Saakashvili, who accused him of being corrupted during a scuffle at a meeting of the National Council Reform. …read more Source:...