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    Speaking in Kiev, he says there will be no sanctions relief until Russia fully implements a peace deal signed in Minsk in February.
    Dec09

    Speaking in Kiev, he says there will be no sanctions relief until Russia fully implements a peace deal signed in Minsk in February.

    US Vice President Joe Biden has warned Russia of increased Western pressure on Moscow if it continues aggression against Ukraine. Speaking in Kiev, he said there will be no sanctions relief until Russia fully implements a peace deal signed in Minsk in February. …read more Source: Radio...

    US Troops Show Solidarity with Ukraine Through Training
    Dec09

    US Troops Show Solidarity with Ukraine Through Training

    U.S. soldiers in western Ukraine are training Ukrainian soldiers on how to survive and thrive on the battlefield. VOA Pentagon correspondent Carla Babb found the 60-day course is helping to better prepare Ukrainian troops for the fight they face in the country’s east. …read more Source: Voice of...

    IMF Changes Rule On Debt For Ukraine, Russia Complains
    Dec09

    IMF Changes Rule On Debt For Ukraine, Russia Complains

    The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has changed a rule that would have blocked its financial aid program to Ukraine in the event the country defaulted on its debt owed to Russia. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    US vice president visits Ukraine to show support
    Dec09

    US vice president visits Ukraine to show support

    Another high-ranking US official has traveled to Ukraine in a show of support for the government in Kiev. …read more Source:...

    Christmas Is Coming
    Dec09

    Christmas Is Coming

    This weekend in Gdańsk, Santa Claus, or, to be precise, Saint Nicholas, arrived on the boat amid fireworks and song to light up a huge Christmas tree, to take a ride in a special Christmas tramway, and to initiate a great motorcycle parade of Santa Clauses on motorcycles. Saint Nicholas’ Day, observed on December 6 in Central Europe, is the...

    IMF changes rule on debt as Ukraine faces Russia deadline
    Dec09

    IMF changes rule on debt as Ukraine faces Russia deadline

    [WASHINGTON] The International Monetary Fund on Tuesday changed a rule that would have blocked its financial aid programme to Ukraine in the event the country defaulted on debt owed to Russia. …read more Source: The Business...

    Joe Biden urges Ukraine lawmakers to fulfill promise of uprising
    Dec09

    Joe Biden urges Ukraine lawmakers to fulfill promise of uprising

    KIEV, Ukraine — Vice President Joe Biden urged Ukrainian leaders on Tuesday to curb the power of the business moguls dominating society and to fulfill the promise of the popular revolution that pushed out a pro-Moscow government last year. Addressing the Ukrainian parliament, Biden sternly lectured lawmakers to put aside their self-interests and...

    In rare test, Merkel to face down party rebels on refugees
    Dec09

    In rare test, Merkel to face down party rebels on refugees

    In past years, Angela Merkel has been feted like a superstar at annual meetings of her Christian Democratic Union party, earning thunderous ovations for defending German interests in the euro crisis and facing down Vladimir Putin over Ukraine. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Activists call for united front against Ukraine’s corrupt oligarchs
    Dec08

    Activists call for united front against Ukraine’s corrupt oligarchs

    KYIV – If there’s anything that Ukrainians can agree on, it’s that the country’s headed for an enormous crisis next year that promises to alter the current state of affairs, particularly the ongoing domination of the nation’s corrupt oligarchy. Not only have Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and Prime Minister Arseniy...

    Candle-lighting remembrance is first to be held at new Holodomor Memorial
    Dec08

    Candle-lighting remembrance is first to be held at new Holodomor Memorial

    WASHINGTON – This year’s candle-lighting remembrance ceremony in Washington for the millions of people who died in Joseph Stalin’s genocidal famine, the 1932-1933 Holodomor in Ukraine, was unique. For the first time, the annual commemoration took place at the site of the Holodomor Memorial, constructed this year and dedicated three...