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    [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...

    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:...

    Rep. Costello’s statement in support of Ukraine
    Dec18

    Rep. Costello’s statement in support of Ukraine

    Rep. Ryan Costello (R-Pa.), who represents the 6th Congressional District in Pennsylvania and is a member of the Congressional Ukrainian Caucus, offered a statement of support for Ukraine in conjunction with Rep. Marcy Kaptur’s (D-Ohio) special order in the House of Representatives on December 1, which aimed to address the humanitarian...

    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...

    Kremlin slams NATO, Kiev for ‘erroneous’ interpretation of Putin’s Ukraine comment
    Dec18

    Kremlin slams NATO, Kiev for ‘erroneous’ interpretation of Putin’s Ukraine comment

    The Kremlin Friday slammed NATO and Ukraine for misinterpreting a remark by President Vladimir Putin as a virtual admission of Russian troops in eastern Ukraine …read more Source: The Daily...

    Ukraine Says It Won’t Repay $3 Billion Russian Debt Due This Weekend
    Dec18

    Ukraine Says It Won’t Repay $3 Billion Russian Debt Due This Weekend

    (MOSCOW) — Ukraine won’t make a $3 billion debt repayment due to Russia this weekend because of Moscow’s refusal to accept terms already offered to other international creditors, its prime minister said Friday. The “moratorium” on outstanding debt repayments to Russia announced by Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk effectively...