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    U.N. report highlights deaths,  humanitarian crisis in Donbas war
    Dec09

    U.N. report highlights deaths, humanitarian crisis in Donbas war

    KRAMATORSK-AVDIYIVKA, Ukraine – As the shelling renewed at 3 p.m. less than an hour before dusk, women were still calmly seen carrying grocery bags, and an unmarked school bus was shuttling children home through an armed checkpoint. …read more Source: The Ukrainian...

    Fighting Kills Five In Ukraine’s Separatist East
    Dec09

    Fighting Kills Five In Ukraine’s Separatist East

    Supporters of former Georgian president Mikhail Saakashvili, angered at his detention, clash with police during a rally outside a detention centre in Kiev late on December 8, 2017. Ukrainian police rearrested Saakashvili after a similar attempt to detain the foe of President Petro Poroshenko had failed. Sergei CHUZAVKOV / AFPThe latest spike of...

    Oregon designates Holodomor Remembrance Day
    Dec09

    Oregon designates Holodomor Remembrance Day

    PORTLAND, Ore. – For the first time in its history, the Oregon legislature designated the fourth Saturday in November – November 25, 2017 – as Holodomor Remembrance Day in the state. This legislation was introduced at the request of the local Ukrainian American community – another first in the history of the state. It was passed unanimously by...

    Detained Mikheil Sakaashvili on ‘hunger strike’
    Dec09

    Detained Mikheil Sakaashvili on ‘hunger strike’

    Former president of Georgia says he has gone on hunger strike following his re-arrest in Ukraine’s capital. …read more Source: AL...

    Ukrainian Boxer Lomachenko Set To Defend WBO Title
    Dec09

    Ukrainian Boxer Lomachenko Set To Defend WBO Title

    Ukrainian boxer Vasyl Lomachenko will face Cuba’s Guillermo Rigondeaux to defend his World Boxing Organization junior-lightweight title. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Poroshenko Denies Interfering With Ukraine’s Anticorruption Efforts
    Dec09

    Poroshenko Denies Interfering With Ukraine’s Anticorruption Efforts

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says he has not interfered in the work of state anticorruption agencies, comments that come amid mounting domestic and foreign pressure over Kyiv’s commitment to combating graft. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Jailed Mikheil Saakashvili calls for Ukraine president’s impeachment
    Dec09

    Jailed Mikheil Saakashvili calls for Ukraine president’s impeachment

    Ukraine’s jailed opposition leader is calling for his supporters to rally for the impeachment of the country’s president and has declared a hunger strike. …read more Source:...

    Ex-Georgian leader, anti-corruption activist Saakashvili detained in Ukraine
    Dec09

    Ex-Georgian leader, anti-corruption activist Saakashvili detained in Ukraine

    Ukraine’s prosecutor-general says opposition figure Mikheil Saakashvili has been arrested. Yuriy Lutzenko made the announcement late Friday on his Facebook page. Saakashvili, the former president of…Click To Continue …read more Source: Daily...

    Russian colonel general identified as key figure in downing of flight MH17: report
    Dec09

    Russian colonel general identified as key figure in downing of flight MH17: report

    Investigators say they have identified a Russian armed forces colonel general as a key figure sought by a Dutch-led criminal probe into the downing of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 in eastern Ukraine in 2014. …read more Source: Polskie...

    Opinion: Hunting the corruption hunters in Ukraine
    Dec09

    Opinion: Hunting the corruption hunters in Ukraine

    The showdown involving Mikhail Saakashvili is a sideshow. But if those in power in Kyiv continue to block the fight against corruption, the consequences will be devastating, writes DW’s Bernd Johann. …read more Source: Deutsche...