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    Ukraine’s Government Is Failing to Unite Ukrainians
    May31

    Ukraine’s Government Is Failing to Unite Ukrainians

    Nicolai N. Petro, Josh Cohen Politics, Eurasia The current course of denigrating those deemed insufficiently Ukrainian will only lead to a fracturing of the country. Last month Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko dramatically expanded his country’s sanctions against Russia by imposing multiyear sanctions on a number of IT companies. Once...

    Ukraine-Russia Twitter spat escalates to meme warfare
    May31

    Ukraine-Russia Twitter spat escalates to meme warfare

    A comment by Russian President Vladimir Putin sparks a Twitter argument between @Ukraine and @Russia over who gets to claim a tenth-century queen of France. …read more Source: ABC...

    Poland Extradites Austrian Accused of Killing Civilians in Ukraine
    May31

    Poland Extradites Austrian Accused of Killing Civilians in Ukraine

    Poland has extradited an Austrian accused of killing unarmed civilians and captured troops in Ukraine. Austrian authorities will identify the suspect only as Benjamin F. He was arrested last month on a European warrant while trying to cross into Ukraine from eastern Poland. He is suspected of committing the killings last year while fighting...

    Vox Sentences: Angela Merkel is tired of this shit
    May31

    Vox Sentences: Angela Merkel is tired of this shit

    Vox Sentences is your daily digest for what’s happening in the world, curated by Dylan Matthews and Dara Lind. Sign up for the Vox Sentences newsletter, delivered straight to your inbox Monday through Friday, or view the Vox Sentences archive for past editions. Merkel doesn’t mince words; a racially motivated attack in Portland; the...

    Watch incredible moment water pipe explodes after inflating carpark surface like a balloon
    May31

    Watch incredible moment water pipe explodes after inflating carpark surface like a balloon

    Surveillance video has captured the incredible moment that a water main burst in Kiev, Ukraine, with such force that it inflated the asphalt surface of a carpark like a balloon, before erupting on a fountain of mud and debris. The CCTV footage shot on Monday and timestamped at 1.58pm, also shows the aftermath of the muddy explosion: a...

    Dutch Parliament Ratifies EU-Ukraine Association, Trade Deal
    May31

    Dutch Parliament Ratifies EU-Ukraine Association, Trade Deal

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The Dutch parliament has finally ratified an EU-Ukraine association and free trade deal, stalled since April 2016, when the majority of Dutch voters rejected the deal during a referendum. Earlier in the day, a Dutch senate official told RIA Novosti that the number of “yes” votes in the 75-member upper house was double that of...

    House Intel Committee Wants To Hear From Trump Campaign Adviser Epshteyn
    May31

    House Intel Committee Wants To Hear From Trump Campaign Adviser Epshteyn

    The House Intelligence Committee wants to speak to Trump campaign adviser Boris Epshteyn as part of its probe into Russia’s interference in the U.S. election, CBS News reported Tuesday. “Like many others, Mr. Epshteyn has received a broad, preliminary request for information from the House Intelligence Committee,” a lawyer for Epshteyn, who...

    Ukraine’s Forever War
    May31

    Ukraine’s Forever War

    KYIV, Ukraine—On May 13, an artillery shell fired from within separatist-controlled territory landed in a residential neighborhood of Avdiivka, a front-line town in eastern Ukraine. Three women and a man were standing outside the home where the shell hit. Elena Aslanova, Olga Kurochkina, Maria Dikaya, and Oleg Borisenko. They all died. Two...

    Ukraine calls out Russia in bizarre Twitter spat
    May31

    Ukraine calls out Russia in bizarre Twitter spat

    Hostility between Russia and Ukraine appears to have hit bizarre new heights after the two states became embroiled in a spat over Twitter. …read more Source: Sky...

    Horrifying moment a circus bear jumps into audience in Ukraine
    May30

    Horrifying moment a circus bear jumps into audience in Ukraine

    Warning: Disturbing video content Shocking footage from Ukraine shows a circus bear jump into the audience and injure several people.Footage released online shows the moment the bear turns away from his trainer and leaps over… …read more Source: The New Zealand...