: :inin Kyiv (EET)

Section: US & Canada

    Crimeans enter 2016 struggling, but optimistic
    Dec28

    Crimeans enter 2016 struggling, but optimistic

    SEVASTOPOL, Crimea (AP) — As New Year's Eve approaches, the central square of Crimea's largest city is festooned with bright festive decorations, including a soaring artificial tree that flashes and winks. But areas just a few steps away are sunk in darkness, the street lamps turned off because of an electricity shortage…....

    Crimeans Enter 2016 Struggling, but Optimistic
    Dec28

    Crimeans Enter 2016 Struggling, but Optimistic

    As New Year’s Eve approaches, the central square of Crimea’s largest city is festooned with bright festive decorations, including a soaring artificial tree that flashes and winks. But areas just a few steps away are sunk in darkness, the street lamps turned off because of an electricity shortage. Sevastopol and the rest of Crimea are...

    Political Feuding Imperils Ukraine’s Future, Obama’s Record
    Dec28

    Political Feuding Imperils Ukraine’s Future, Obama’s Record

    By Alessandra Prentice and Pavel Polityuk KIEV (Reuters) – On his most recent visit to Kiev, U.S. Vice-President Joe Biden said he spends more time speaking to Ukrainian officials than to his own wife. He may not be exaggerating: senior U.S. officials, including Biden, are deeply embroiled in trying to persuade Ukraine’s leadership to hold...

    Russia Calls On US To Drop Troops And Weapons From Baltics, Eastern Europe
    Dec28

    Russia Calls On US To Drop Troops And Weapons From Baltics, Eastern Europe

    Russia called on the U.S. Monday to reconsider storing military hardware and as many as 5,000 troops across Eastern Europe and the Baltic States, Reuters reported. The remarks from the Kremlin’s Foreign Ministry accusing the U.S. of escalating tensions in Europe come as ceasefire violations continue in Eastern Ukraine. …read more...

    Crimeans enter New Year with struggles, but no desire to return to Ukraine’s fold
    Dec28

    Crimeans enter New Year with struggles, but no desire to return to Ukraine’s fold

    As New Year’s Eve approaches, the central square of Crimea’s largest city is festooned with bright festive decorations, including a soaring artificial tree that flashes and winks. …read more Source: FOX...

    Crimeans enter 2016 struggling, but optimistic
    Dec28

    Crimeans enter 2016 struggling, but optimistic

    Sevastopol and the rest of Crimea are slowly recovering from a blackout that hit the Russia-annexed peninsula in late November when unidentified attackers blew up pylons of the lines from mainland Ukraine that supplied nearly all its electricity. The blackout underscored how dependent Crimea remained on Ukraine even after Russia claimed control...

    Crimeans enter 2016 struggling, but optimistic
    Dec28

    Crimeans enter 2016 struggling, but optimistic

    SEVASTOPOL, Crimea (AP) — As New Year’s Eve approaches, the central square of Crimea’s largest city is festooned with bright festive decorations, including a soaring artificial tree that flashes and winks. But areas just a few steps away are sunk in darkness, the street lamps turned off because of an electricity shortage. Sevastopol...

    Crimeans Enter 2016 Struggling, but optimisticC
    Dec28

    Crimeans Enter 2016 Struggling, but optimisticC

    Crimeans enter New Year with struggles, but no desire to return to Ukraine’s fold …read more Source: ABC...

    In Odesa, Ukraine’s Reform Agenda Faces Crucial Test
    Dec28

    In Odesa, Ukraine’s Reform Agenda Faces Crucial Test

    As its crusading Governor Mikheil Saakashvili grabs the Ukrainian national spotlight, there are fears that Odesa continues to languish in corruption. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Chaos In Court As Thugs Barge Into Hearing For Ukraine Oligarch’s Ally
    Dec28

    Chaos In Court As Thugs Barge Into Hearing For Ukraine Oligarch’s Ally

    A day in court for Ukrainian businessman-turned-politician Hennadiy Korban descended into chaos after thugs barged into the courtroom in Kyiv and began randomly beating those in atendance. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...