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    Ukraine committed to taking back Crimea: Poroshenko
    May18

    Ukraine committed to taking back Crimea: Poroshenko

    Poroshenko issues Crimea statement days after blocking popular Russian internet services …read more Source: Anadolu...

    Ukrainian LGBT Activists Attacked In Kharkiv
    May18

    Ukrainian LGBT Activists Attacked In Kharkiv

    LGBT activists were attacked in the eastern Ukrainian city of Kharkiv on May 17 at a rally to mark the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    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 … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    In Ukraine: Parliament delays vote on religious bill outraging Russia
    May18

    In Ukraine: Parliament delays vote on religious bill outraging Russia

    Russia is particularly concerned about the possible seizure of its churches in Ukraine. 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.Russia is particularly concerned about...

    US Delegation Arrives in Legendary Crimean Children Recreation Center Artek
    May18

    US Delegation Arrives in Legendary Crimean Children Recreation Center Artek

    SIMFEROPOL (Sputnik) — In Soviet times, Artek was a landmark of the USSR. The camp was visited by children and adults from all over the world, including prominent people, like for example Indira Gandhi. Cosmonauts and astronauts, musicians and actors have always been very welcome there too. Yuri Gagarin even presented his space suit to the...

    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...

    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....

    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...

    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...