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    Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko In Washington To Meet President Trump
    Jun20

    Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko In Washington To Meet President Trump

    Ukraine’s president is in Washington hoping to meet President Trump and explain his side of the war with Russian-backed separatists, but the White House isn’t exactly rolling out the red carpet. …read more Source:...

    Ukrainian President Poroshenko Meets, Briefly, With President Trump
    Jun20

    Ukrainian President Poroshenko Meets, Briefly, With President Trump

    Ukraine is concerned about what the Trump administrations’s efforts to improve relations with Russia will mean for its relations with Washington. Poroshenko wanted to meet with Trump before Putin did.(Image credit: Evan Vucci/AP) …read more Source:...

    Organizer Says Pride Parade In Kiev More Of A “Celebration” This Year
    Jun18

    Organizer Says Pride Parade In Kiev More Of A “Celebration” This Year

    In the Ukranian capital Kiev’s pride parade Sunday, a heavy police presence protected the marchers suppporting LGBT rights. In previous years the event has often been marred by violence.(Image credit: Efrem Lukatsky/AP) …read more Source:...

    Macron Opens A ‘Demanding’ Dialogue With Putin In France
    May29

    Macron Opens A ‘Demanding’ Dialogue With Putin In France

    The newly elected French president is hosting his Russian counterpart at the Palace of Versailles on Monday. On the docket for the leaders: Ukraine, Syria and mending their countries’ tattered ties.(Image credit: Francois Mori/AFP/Getty Images) …read more Source:...

    Salvador Sobral Of Portugal Wins Eurovision Song Contest
    May14

    Salvador Sobral Of Portugal Wins Eurovision Song Contest

    Sobral won with a romantic ballad. He sang on a small elevated circle in the middle of the crowd. The other 25 competitors performed on a wide stage backed by flashing lights and other effects.(Image credit: Sergei Chuzavkov/AP) …read more Source:...

    Young Entrepreneurs Find Funky Niche In Products ‘Made In Ukraine’
    Apr24

    Young Entrepreneurs Find Funky Niche In Products ‘Made In Ukraine’

    Startups and boutique designers make up a small part of Ukraine’s economy. But they’re making everything from socks to streetwear — and are gaining skills essential for the country’s development.(Image credit: Lucian Kim/NPR) …read more Source:...

    Short Hiatus In War Gives Ukrainians In Donetsk A Chance To Celebrate Easter
    Apr17

    Short Hiatus In War Gives Ukrainians In Donetsk A Chance To Celebrate Easter

    Easter is one of the few times the 3-year-old war in Eastern Ukraine takes a hiatus. The overnight curfew lifted on Saturday so residents could pray and play all night into Easter Sunday. …read more Source:...

    Paul Manafort’s Activities Arouse Interest Of Ukrainian Prosecutors
    Apr14

    Paul Manafort’s Activities Arouse Interest Of Ukrainian Prosecutors

    Ukrainian investigators are seeking to understand Manafort’s ties to former President Viktor Yanukovych leading up to the shooting of anti-government protesters in 2014.(Image credit: Carolyn Kaster/AP) …read more Source:...

    Former Russian Lawmaker Is Shot To Death Outside Hotel In Kiev
    Mar23

    Former Russian Lawmaker Is Shot To Death Outside Hotel In Kiev

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko is calling the apparent assassination “state terrorism.” Former lawmaker Denis Voronenkov had been aiding inquiries into Russia’s incursions in Ukraine.(Image credit: Oleksandr Synytsia/AP) …read more Source:...

    In Ukraine, Some Signs Of Progress In Uphill Battle Against Corruption
    Mar17

    In Ukraine, Some Signs Of Progress In Uphill Battle Against Corruption

    Ukraine is considered one of the world’s most corrupt countries. But activists are encouraged by the ongoing case against Roman Nasirov, the country’s tax chief, who is accused of embezzlement.(Image credit: NurPhoto/NurPhoto via Getty Images) …read more Source:...

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