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    ‘We are prepared for a guilty verdict,’ says lawyer of Ukrainian air force pilot jailed in Russia
    Feb01

    ‘We are prepared for a guilty verdict,’ says lawyer of Ukrainian air force pilot jailed in Russia

    Jailed Ukrainian air force pilot Nadyia Savchenko, whose case has become a cause célèbre since she was detained in June 2014 on charges of directing a fatal mortar attack on two Russian journalists, is testifying in a Russian court today, but her lawyers say only some form of political intervention will get her released. …read more Source:...

    National Power Grids Increasingly Targeted in Cyber Attacks
    Feb01

    National Power Grids Increasingly Targeted in Cyber Attacks

    Ukraine’s electric power grid is once again under cyberattack, just one month after a similar incident successfully brought down portions of the system and left millions in the dark. Worse, researchers studying the attacks say the malware believed responsible – a new version of the so-called BlackEnergy bug – has likely spread to numerous...

    Why Ukraine Must Outsource Its Fight Against Corruption
    Feb01

    Why Ukraine Must Outsource Its Fight Against Corruption

    Kiev is losing the fight against corruption. It’s time for a radical cure. …read more Source: Foreign...

    Merkel, Poroshenko Say EU Sanctions Against Russia Should Continue
    Feb01

    Merkel, Poroshenko Say EU Sanctions Against Russia Should Continue

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel has called on the European Union to renew its sanctions against Russia in response to Moscow’s annexation of Crimea and the Kremlin’s support for pro-Russian separatists that are fighting Ukrainian government forces in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Sanctions against Russia Must Remain, Ukraine’s Poroshenko Says
    Feb01

    Sanctions against Russia Must Remain, Ukraine’s Poroshenko Says

    Sanctions against Russia Must Remain, Ukraine’s Poroshenko Says Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko pressed the West, on Monday, to preserve sanctions against Russia over its support to militants in the east of the country. At a joint news conference with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin, Poroshenko said that “sanctions against...

    EU to provide €3m to advance cross-border cooperation between Belarus, Ukraine
    Feb01

    EU to provide €3m to advance cross-border cooperation between Belarus, Ukraine

    The overall amount made available by the EU under the Call for Proposals is €3.3 million. Applications will be open till 19 April 2016. Priority will be given to projects aimed to benefit a wide range of organizations and individuals. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko says sanctions against Russia must remain
    Feb01

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko says sanctions against Russia must remain

    BERLIN (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Monday urged the West to maintain sanctions against Russia over its backing of militants in the east of the country. …read more Source:...

    Battle to honor slain Putin critic Nemtsov unfolds beneath Kremlin towers
    Feb01

    Battle to honor slain Putin critic Nemtsov unfolds beneath Kremlin towers

    As the Kremlin clock inched toward midnight and the ice-bound river beneath their feet melted, a group of Russians silently stood on the bridge where Boris Nemtsov, the Putin critic and opposition leader, was killed nearly a year ago. “This is about remembering,” Boris Kazadayev, 73, part of the small crowd, told Reuters. “If...

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko says sanctions against Russia must remain
    Feb01

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko says sanctions against Russia must remain

    BERLIN (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Monday urged the West to maintain sanctions against Russia over its backing of… …read more Source:...

    Dutch support grows for EU-Ukraine deal
    Feb01

    Dutch support grows for EU-Ukraine deal

    Dutch voters are opposed to the Netherlands’ ratification of the European Union’s association agreement with Ukraine, but the gap between Yes and No is getting smaller. According to a poll published in De Volkskrant Monday, 44 percent intend to vote in favor of the agreement, and 55 percent would vote No. In a poll in December 2015,...