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    Ukraine’s Eurovision entry is a dig at Russia. And it’s not very subtle.
    Feb23

    Ukraine’s Eurovision entry is a dig at Russia. And it’s not very subtle.

    Eurovision, the campy-yet-surprisingly-popular pan-European song contest, is set to take place in May. And much as in previous years, the event will likely be filled with cheesy songs, debatable costumes – and simmering geopolitical tension. For a taste of the latter, look no further than Ukraine’s planned entry this year, a slow-burning...

    Reforms in spotlight as French and German ministers meet Ukraine’s Poroshenko
    Feb23

    Reforms in spotlight as French and German ministers meet Ukraine’s Poroshenko

    Foreign ministers from Germany and France have flown to Kyiv, to push Ukraine to move forward reforms needed for the Minsk peace agreement.… …read more Source:...

    Reforms in spotlight as French and German ministers meet Ukraine’s Poroshenko
    Feb23

    Reforms in spotlight as French and German ministers meet Ukraine’s Poroshenko

    Foreign ministers from Germany and France have flown to Kyiv, to push Ukraine to move forward reforms needed for the Minsk peace agreement.… …read more Source:...

    Big night as top guns clash in Champions League
    Feb23

    Big night as top guns clash in Champions League

    Arsenal will tonight host La liga leaders Barcelona in a mouth-watering Champions League knock- out stage at Emirates Stadium. The clash headlines a week of European action that sees Bayern Munich travel to Juventus, PSV Eindhoven hosting Atletico Madrid and Manchester City at Dynamo Kiev. Former Barcelona and Arsenal star, Thierry Henry, who won...

    Ukraine, Azerbaijan to strengthen cooperation in agricultural industry
    Feb23

    Ukraine, Azerbaijan to strengthen cooperation in agricultural industry

    Ukraine and Azerbaijan will bolster the cooperation in agricultural industrial, AzerTag quoted PressORG. …read more Source:...

    Tensions, Violence Rise in Ukraine
    Feb23

    Tensions, Violence Rise in Ukraine

    Violence in eastern Ukraine is on the rise again after relative calm during the winter. Recent reports from the contested Donbas region say the death tolls since mid-February are similar to those in September of last year, before a shaky truce took hold. Pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine have been fighting government forces since the...

    VIDEO: What happened to Ukraine’s Maidan?
    Feb23

    VIDEO: What happened to Ukraine’s Maidan?

    As Ukraine marks the second anniversary of the protest that ousted president Yanukovich, one of the activists who was part of the Maidan talks to the BBC. …read more Source:...

    Kyrgyzstani native to represent Ukraine at Eurovision Song Contest 2016
    Feb23

    Kyrgyzstani native to represent Ukraine at Eurovision Song Contest 2016

    …read more Source: AKIpress News Agency

    Kasich and the Missing Foreign Policy Debate
    Feb23

    Kasich and the Missing Foreign Policy Debate

    At the entrance to a John Kasich event at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia Monday morning, I was asked by a radio reporter why I was attending. I didn’t say “journalist” (my usual answer) but replied instead, “I’m not satisfied with a three candidate race of Trump, Cruz, and Rubio.” I’m aware that Kasich barely...

    Mobs in Ukraine attack Russian banks in burst of ‘office pogroms’
    Feb23

    Mobs in Ukraine attack Russian banks in burst of ‘office pogroms’

    KIEV, Ukraine — The branch offices of three Russian banks were firebombed or looted over the weekend, and some of the attacks were the work of Ukrainian nationalists. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...