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    UN cites rights violations on both sides of Ukraine conflict
    Jun03

    UN cites rights violations on both sides of Ukraine conflict

    A new U.N. report points to persistent patterns of human rights violations both in areas controlled by pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine and territories run by the Kiev government. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

    Poll: Russians See US, Ukraine, Turkey as Top 3 Enemies
    Jun03

    Poll: Russians See US, Ukraine, Turkey as Top 3 Enemies

    A survey by an independent Moscow-based polling agency has found that Russians believe their country has a trio of main enemies – the United States, Ukraine and Turkey, in that order. The findings of the Levada Center poll, conducted among 2,400 people across Russia May 20-23, contain little new data other than Turkey’s inclusion in the top...

    Criminal probe into downing of plane over Ukraine nears end
    Jun03

    Criminal probe into downing of plane over Ukraine nears end

    The international team carrying out a criminal investigation into the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over Ukraine nearly two years ago says it will reveal details of the weapon used and the exact launch site “after the summer.” A Dutch civil investigation reported last year that a Soviet-designed Buk surface-to-air missile...

    Liebherr to supply air system for Antonov AN-132D
    Jun03

    Liebherr to supply air system for Antonov AN-132D

    Geoff ZiezulewiczKIEV, Ukraine, June 3 (UPI) — Liebherr-Aerospace Toulouse SAS will supply the integrated air management system for the new Antonov AN-132D aircraft. …read more Source: United Press...

    Ukraine enacts legal reforms, changes to law enforcement
    Jun03

    Ukraine enacts legal reforms, changes to law enforcement

    KYIV – Ukraine’s government this week adopted this week significant systemic reforms to its judiciary and changes to law enforcement, largely in response to Western demands that were pent up for months owing to the nation’s political crisis. Early in the week, Prosecutor General Yuriy Lutsenko announced his changes, including the...

    UNF, Paslawsky Fund, Ukraine NGO join forces to open Lviv rehab center
    Jun03

    UNF, Paslawsky Fund, Ukraine NGO join forces to open Lviv rehab center

    LVIV – Ukrainian soldiers who suffered debilitating loss of limbs in the war with Russia in Ukraine’s Donbas region now have a better chance at leading productive lives, thanks to the united effort of three organizations – the Ukrainian National Foundation (UNF), the Markian Paslawsky Fund and most significantly the Kyiv-based International...

    Surkov-Nuland talks on Ukraine: a non-transparent channel
    Jun03

    Surkov-Nuland talks on Ukraine: a non-transparent channel

    Informal discussions are sputtering along between Washington and Moscow over implementation of the Minsk armistice in Ukraine. This bilateral process originated in May 2015 as an accompaniment to the Obama administration’s decision to seek Russia’s “help” on Syria. Assistant Secretary of State Victoria Nuland has been tasked to...

    Crimean Tatar leader meets Canadian prime minister
    Jun03

    Crimean Tatar leader meets Canadian prime minister

    OTTAWA – Legendary Crimean Tatar leader Mustafa Dzhemilev held several informative briefings on Parliament Hill on May 18. Meetings arranged by the chair of the Canada-Ukraine Parliamentary Friendship Group, Member of Parliament Borys Wrzesnewskyj, included those with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Foreign Affairs Minister Stéphane Dion and...

    MH17 investigation at ‘advanced stage’
    Jun03

    MH17 investigation at ‘advanced stage’

    AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – Prosecutors conducting the criminal investigation into the downing of flight MH17 over eastern Ukraine two years ago… …read more Source:...

    Ukrainian president condemns leak of journalist data
    Jun03

    Ukrainian president condemns leak of journalist data

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Friday condemned the leak of the names and contact information for thousands of journalists who have reported from rebel-controlled eastern Ukraine. The May publication by hackers from a group called Myrotvorets has raised concerns about the safety of the journalists, many of them from...