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    Ukraine delays vote on religious bill outraging Russia (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukraine’s parliament on Thursday postponed a vote on a religious bill that has outraged Russia because it suggests imposing severe restrictions on the branch of the Orthodox Church headed by the Moscow patriarchate. …read more Source: The West...

    In Ukraine: Lawmakers put brakes on corruption bill angering West
    May18

    In Ukraine: Lawmakers put brakes on corruption bill angering West

    The proposal drew a stern rebuke from the Group of Seven leading industrialised nations. Ukraine’s lawmakers Wednesday put the brakes on a bill that has triggered concern from its Western allies for hampering anti-corruption efforts in the graft-riddled former Soviet republic.The decision to rework a bill critics said was meant to protect...

    Some in Ukraine Could Gain From Visa-Free Travel to EU, But Ukraine Will Lose

    “It is an absolutely historic day for Ukraine, for my 45 million nation, and I am absolutely confident that this is a historic day for the European Union,” Poroshenko told the attending media after the deal was signed in Strasbourg. “Ukraine returns to the European family. Ukraine says a final farewell to the Soviet and Russian Empire,” he added....

    16 Ukrainian tourists injured in accident in Turkey
    May18

    16 Ukrainian tourists injured in accident in Turkey

    ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkish officials say 16 Ukrainian tourists have been injured in a traffic accident in western Turkey. The Mugla governor’s office said in a statement that the bus was traveling Thursday from popular tourist destination of Bodrum to Denizli province when it skidded on a rainy road and tipped over. The group’s Turkish...

    Trump campaign had at least 18 undisclosed contacts with Russians
    May18

    Trump campaign had at least 18 undisclosed contacts with Russians

    WASHINGTON: Michael Flynn and other advisers to Donald Trump’s campaign were in contact with Russian officials and others with Kremlin ties in at least 18 calls and emails during the last seven months of the 2016 presidential race, current and former US officials familiar with the exchanges told Reuters. The previously undisclosed...

    16 Ukrainian Tourists Injured in Accident in Turkey
    May18

    16 Ukrainian Tourists Injured in Accident in Turkey

    Turkish officials say 16 Ukrainian tourists have been injured in a traffic accident in western Turkey.The Mugla governor’s office said in a statement that the bus was traveling Thursday from popular tourist destination of Bodrum to Denizli province when it skidded on a… …read more Source:...

    No Video Link With Yanukovych As Treason Trial Resumes In Kyiv
    May18

    No Video Link With Yanukovych As Treason Trial Resumes In Kyiv

    A Ukrainian court has resumed hearings in the treason trial of ex-President Viktor Yanukovych, but an expected video link with the fugitive former leader failed to materialize. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine urged to act against general who threatened to ‘destroy Jews’
    May18

    Ukraine urged to act against general who threatened to ‘destroy Jews’

    Senior Ukrainian Security Service reservist Vovk wrote on Facebook: “I am completely against Jews.” …read more Source: The Jerusalem...

    16 Ukrainian tourists injured in accident in Turkey
    May18

    16 Ukrainian tourists injured in accident in Turkey

    Turkey’s state-run news agency says 10 Russian tourists have been injured in a traffic accident in western Turkey. …read more Source: FOX...

    Donbas – beyond the headlines
    May18

    Donbas – beyond the headlines

    The armed conflict in the Eastern Ukraine rolls into its forth year this spring. The Minsk agreements are being called the only solution, though all …read more Source:...