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    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...

    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...

    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...

    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....

    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:...

    Exclusive: Trump campaign had at least 18 undisclosed contacts with Russians – sources
    May18

    Exclusive: Trump campaign had at least 18 undisclosed contacts with Russians – sources

    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 said. The previously undisclosed interactions form part of the...

    Assailants Attack Ukrainian LGBT Activists, Police In Kharkiv, Burn Rainbow Flag
    May18

    Assailants Attack Ukrainian LGBT Activists, Police In Kharkiv, Burn Rainbow Flag

    Assailants attacked gay and transgender rights activists and torched a rainbow flag at a small rally in the Ukrainian city of Kharkiv. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...