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    UUARC sends first shipment of 2017 of humanitarian aid to Ukraine
    Apr21

    UUARC sends first shipment of 2017 of humanitarian aid to Ukraine

    PHILADELPHIA – The first container of humanitarian aid sent out this year by the United Ukrainian American relief Committee (UUARC) was loaded by volunteers in the Philadelphia area on March 24 and shipped to Kyiv. The container of aid included new physical therapy equipment – including a specialized treadmill, a recumbent stepper and continuous...

    Russia’s fake news machine is now targeting the French election
    Apr21

    Russia’s fake news machine is now targeting the French election

    In early April, the Russian state media outlet Sputnik published a story suggesting Emmanuel Macron, centrist candidate for the French presidency, was “a U.S. agent” and possibly “acting in the interests of the U.S. financial market in France.” Another article, published in French, claimed Macron’s campaign was being financed by Saudi...

    Two Ukraine soldiers killed despite Easter lull
    Apr21

    Two Ukraine soldiers killed despite Easter lull

    Military spokesman Andriy Lysenko told reporters that the first deaths in over a week occurred in Avdiivka, a flashpoint northern suburb of the rebels’ de facto capital city of Donetsk, “where the situation has escalated”. …read more Source: World...

    Ukraine arrests two on corruption allegations
    Apr21

    Ukraine arrests two on corruption allegations

    Ukraine has detained a prominent energy executive and a former MP on graft allegations. Strengthening anti-graft measures is a key demand of the IMF and Western governments. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Two Ukrainian Soldiers Reported Killed In Country’s East
    Apr21

    Two Ukrainian Soldiers Reported Killed In Country’s East

    The Ukrainian military says two of its soldiers have been killed in clashes with Russia-backed separatists in the country’s east. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Prominent Ukrainian Politician Detained In Corruption Probe
    Apr21

    Prominent Ukrainian Politician Detained In Corruption Probe

    Ukrainian investigators are seeking a court order to place an influential former lawmaker who is suspected of embezzlement in pretrial custody. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine makes two high-profile detentions in corruption case
    Apr21

    Ukraine makes two high-profile detentions in corruption case

    KIEV – Ukrainian authorities detained a former lawmaker and the deputy chief of state energy firm Naftogaz in a case related to the embezzlement of $17.3 million through selling uranium concentrate at inflated prices, prosecutors and the anti-corruption… …read more Source:...

    ‘Neo-Nazi’ kills 2 at FSB office in eastern Russia
    Apr21

    ‘Neo-Nazi’ kills 2 at FSB office in eastern Russia

    MOSCOW: A gunman with alleged links to a neo-Nazi group Friday shot dead an employee of Russia’s FSB security service and a civilian at the agency’s office in a far eastern city, officials said. The FSB said the attacker – named as local resident A.V. Konev, born in 1999 – opened fire immediately after entering the reception of an FSB...

    Ukraine makes two high-profile detentions in corruption case
    Apr21

    Ukraine makes two high-profile detentions in corruption case

    Ukrainian authorities detained a former lawmaker and the deputy chief of state energy firm Naftogaz in a case related to the embezzlement of US$17.3 million through selling uranium concentrate at inflated prices, prosecutors and the anti-corruption bureau said on Friday. …read more Source: Channel...

    Two Ukraine soldiers killed despite Easter lull
    Apr21

    Two Ukraine soldiers killed despite Easter lull

    Two Ukrainian soldiers have been killed in clashes with Russian-backed insurgents in the separatist east, the military said Friday, after a lull in bloodshed due to an Easter truce …read more Source: The Daily...