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    EU Proposes Visa-Free Travel for Ukrainians
    Apr20

    EU Proposes Visa-Free Travel for Ukrainians

    The European Union is considering a proposal to offer visa-free travel up to 90 days in the 28-nation bloc to Ukrainians, rewarding the country for its judicial and security reforms. EU Migration Commissioner Dimitris Avramopoulos said Wednesday in Brussels, the Ukrainian government has successfully achieved “far-reaching and difficult reforms”...

    Ukraine Central Bank Gets Tough With Owners of Private Banks
    Apr20

    Ukraine Central Bank Gets Tough With Owners of Private Banks

    Ukraine will closely track assets belonging to owners of banks to stop the offering of sweetheart loans to shareholders – a practice that helped bankrupt 40 percent of the banking sector, a deputy governor of the central bank said. So far the regulator has been praised for its clean-up of banks, required under a $17.5 billion IMF-led bailout...

    Three Ukrainian Soldiers Killed In Country’s East
    Apr20

    Three Ukrainian Soldiers Killed In Country’s East

    Ukraine says three of its soldiers have been killed in the country’s east — the heaviest toll reported in the region in nearly two months. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Crackdown On RFE/RL’s Crimea Site Sparks International Condemnation 
    Apr20

    Crackdown On RFE/RL’s Crimea Site Sparks International Condemnation 

    The latest clampdown on a Crimea news site run by Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) has drawn international condemnation, with the United States denouncing it as “the Russian government’s growing crackdown on independent voices” on the annexed peninsula. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Crackdown On RFE/RL’s Crimea Site Sparks International Condemnation 
    Apr20

    Crackdown On RFE/RL’s Crimea Site Sparks International Condemnation 

    The latest clampdown on a Crimea news site run by Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) has drawn international condemnation, with the United States denouncing it as “the Russian government’s growing crackdown on independent voices” on the annexed peninsula. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    EU executive pushing for visa liberalization for Ukrainians
    Apr20

    EU executive pushing for visa liberalization for Ukrainians

    The European Union’s executive wants to grant Ukraine citizens visa-free travel for up to 90 days in the 28-nation bloc, rewarding the east European nation for judicial and security reform. …read more Source: FOX...

    30 Years After Blast, Desolation and Activity at Chernobyl
    Apr20

    30 Years After Blast, Desolation and Activity at Chernobyl

    Thirty years after the world’s worst nuclear accident, the Chernobyl power plant is surrounded by both desolation and clangorous activity, the sense of a ruined past and a difficult future. The plant is derelict. After the No. 4 reactor exploded in the early morning hours of April 26, 1986, its other reactors were gradually taken out of...

    Obama, EU leaders to meet over IS group, migration and Libya
    Apr20

    Obama, EU leaders to meet over IS group, migration and Libya

    PARIS (AP) — President Barack Obama will meet with French, British, Italian and German leaders in Hannover next week for discussions expected to touch on Syria, Libya, the Islamic State group and migration, European officials said Wednesday. Obama, French leader Francois Hollande, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Britain’s David Cameron and...

    EU Executive Pushing for Visa Liberalization for Ukrainians
    Apr20

    EU Executive Pushing for Visa Liberalization for Ukrainians

    The European Union’s executive wants to grant Ukraine citizens visa-free travel for up to 90 days in the 28-nation bloc, rewarding the east European nation for judicial and security reform …read more Source: ABC...

    EU Proposes Visa-Free Travel To Ukrainians
    Apr20

    EU Proposes Visa-Free Travel To Ukrainians

    The European Union has proposed offering visa-free travel in Europe to Ukrainians. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...