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    Trump aides covertly fought freeing of Ukraine prisoner
    Aug23

    Trump aides covertly fought freeing of Ukraine prisoner

    A Washington lobbyist who fought for the release of an imprisoned Ukrainian politician says he always sensed there were others opposing his work …read more Source: U.S....

    Trump aides covertly fought freeing of Ukraine prisoner
    Aug23

    Trump aides covertly fought freeing of Ukraine prisoner

    WASHINGTON (AP) — For more than three years, lobbyist Jim Slattery worked in Washington to secure the release in Ukraine of the imprisoned political rival of the country’s then-president. The consulting firm run by Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, and his deputy Rick Gates, now the campaign’s liaison to...

    Trump Aides Covertly Fought Freeing Of Ukraine Prisoner
    Aug23

    Trump Aides Covertly Fought Freeing Of Ukraine Prisoner

    WASHINGTON (AP) — For more than three years, lobbyist Jim Slattery worked in Washington to secure the release in Ukraine of the imprisoned political rival of the country’s then-president. He said the work was sometimes harder than expected. Read More → …read more Source:...

    Ukraine Issues Pokemon Go Guidelines
    Aug23

    Ukraine Issues Pokemon Go Guidelines

    Ukraine is drafting regulation for Pokemon Go players, amid concern that some of them may put themselves in grave danger and wander towards sensitive sites or near the frontlines in the country’s east. Areas of Ukraine’s eastern Donetsk and Luhansk regions have been held by Russian-backed separatists since 2014 and despite a ceasefire...

    Leaders Of Germany, Russia, France To Discuss Situation In Eastern Ukraine
    Aug23

    Leaders Of Germany, Russia, France To Discuss Situation In Eastern Ukraine

    The Kremlin has announced that the leaders of Russia, Germany, and France will meet on the sidelines of an upcoming G20 summit to discuss the situation in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Man Behind Putin Mask Protest Seeks Asylum in Ukraine
    Aug23

    Man Behind Putin Mask Protest Seeks Asylum in Ukraine

    Russian opposition activist, Roman Roslovtsev, has fled to Ukraine and is asking for political asylum. He had been arrest several times in Russia for wearing a mask of President Vladimir Putin while protesting a law that criminalizes public gatherings. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine’s Latest Struggle: Attracting Tourists
    Aug23

    Ukraine’s Latest Struggle: Attracting Tourists

    Ukraine’s government tries to attract international travelers, even as violence intensifies in the East. …read more Source: U.S....

    Ukraine Rehearses For Independence Day Military Parade
    Aug23

    Ukraine Rehearses For Independence Day Military Parade

    Tanks and missile launchers rolled through Kyiv on August 22 during a rehearsal for a military parade in celebration of the 25th anniversary of Ukrainian independence. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia, Germany, France raise alarm over fighting in Ukraine
    Aug23

    Russia, Germany, France raise alarm over fighting in Ukraine

    MOSCOW (AP) — The leaders of Russia, Germany and France have raised the alarm about a recent uptick in fighting in eastern Ukraine, the Kremlin said on Tuesday. President Vladimir Putin’s office said on Tuesday Putin, Angela Merkel and Francois Hollande discussed Ukraine in a telephone call earlier in the day and condemned recent fighting...

    Ukrainian Soldiers Fight Separatists In Shyrokyne
    Aug23

    Ukrainian Soldiers Fight Separatists In Shyrokyne

    Clashes between Ukrainian soldiers and Russia-backed separatists continued for another night in Shyrokyne, near the port city of Mariupol. The nighttime fighting has been nearly constant in the town for several weeks. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...