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    Germany, France press for peace plan action ahead of Ukraine visit
    Feb22

    Germany, France press for peace plan action ahead of Ukraine visit

    BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany and France on Monday called for the implementation of the Minsk peace plan for Ukraine, urging both Moscow and Kiev… …read more Source:...

    Russia wants to fly over US with advanced digital camera
    Feb22

    Russia wants to fly over US with advanced digital camera

    WASHINGTON – Russia will ask permission on Monday to start flying surveillance planes equipped with high-powered digital cameras amid warnings from U.S. intelligence and military officials that such overflights help Moscow collect intelligence on the United States. Russia and the United States are signatories to the Open Skies Treaty, which...

    Ukraine’s Eurovision song mourns Moscow purge of Crimean Tatars
    Feb22

    Ukraine’s Eurovision song mourns Moscow purge of Crimean Tatars

    By Matthias Williams KIEV (Reuters) – A Crimean Tatar who sings about Joseph Stalin’s deportation of hundreds of thousands of people from… …read more Source:...

    Fighting In Ukraine Picks Up Sharply
    Feb22

    Fighting In Ukraine Picks Up Sharply

    Though overshadowed by the war in Syria, fighting in eastern Ukraine has picked up sharply in recent weeks, residents along the front line, commanders and European monitors say. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    Ukraine’s Maidan Massacre: Two Years On A Survivor Remembers
    Feb22

    Ukraine’s Maidan Massacre: Two Years On A Survivor Remembers

    For more than two months, Ivan Rapovyi’s wife forbade him to go to Maidan, the Kiev square protesters called their “island of freedom” as they sought to rid Ukraine of Russian-backed president Viktor Yanukovich and his allies. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    Ukraine Conflict Affects Over Half A Million Children
    Feb22

    Ukraine Conflict Affects Over Half A Million Children

    The conflict in Ukraine has deeply affected the lives of 580,000 children living in non-government controlled areas and close to the front line in the east of the country, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said today, highlighting that 200,000… …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    Firebomb Attacks Target Russian Banks In Ukraine
    Feb22

    Firebomb Attacks Target Russian Banks In Ukraine

    In Ukraine’s western city of Lviv, an office of the Russian Sberbank was torched late on February 21 shortly after would-be arsonists failed to set ablaze another Sberbank office in Lviv. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    France, Germany Urge Ukraine To Push Forward On Reforms
    Feb22

    France, Germany Urge Ukraine To Push Forward On Reforms

    The German and French foreign ministers have praised Ukraine for its reforms thus far but is urging Kyiv Ukraine to push for greater progress in battling corruption. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine Selects Crimean Tatar For Eurovision Song Contest
    Feb22

    Ukraine Selects Crimean Tatar For Eurovision Song Contest

    The Crimean Tatar singer Jamala has been chosen to represent Ukraine at the Eurovision song contest in Sweden in May. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine Picks Crimean Tatar for Eurovision
    Feb22

    Ukraine Picks Crimean Tatar for Eurovision

    Ukrainians have chosen a Crimean Tatar singer and her song about the mass deportation of Tatars under Josef Stalin as the country’s entry for this year’s Eurovision song contest.Susana Jamaladinova, who performs under the stage name Jamala, was chosen Sunday night by the… …read more Source:...