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    Ukraine Vows To Challenge Russia During Stint On UN Council
    Oct15

    Ukraine Vows To Challenge Russia During Stint On UN Council

    Ukraine is expected to win a seat on the UN Security Council in a vote on October 14, vowing to stand up to Russia, which has used its veto power to wage a strategic tug-of-war with Ukraine and the West. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine expected to win UN Security Council seat and face Russia
    Oct15

    Ukraine expected to win UN Security Council seat and face Russia

    Diplomats expect no surprises in Thursday’s elections for new members of the Security Council but there could be fireworks when Ukraine joins the council and faces off against Russia. …read more Source: CTV...

    Ukraine, Japan face tense diplomacy as UN council newcomers
    Oct15

    Ukraine, Japan face tense diplomacy as UN council newcomers

    United Nations (United States) (AFP) – Ukraine and Japan are among five countries set to win election to the UN Security Council on Thursday, taking seats alongside Russia and China, countries with which they have tense relations.Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin said Kiev will “definitely not be conciliatory” towards...

    Ukrainian Gets Six-Year Prison Term In Russia For Spying
    Oct15

    Ukrainian Gets Six-Year Prison Term In Russia For Spying

    A court in Moscow has sentenced a former defense factory chief from Ukraine to six years in prison on espionage charges. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Bribery, Back Room Dealing, And Bullying’ In Ukraine: The Origins of Burisma
    Oct15

    Bribery, Back Room Dealing, And Bullying’ In Ukraine: The Origins of Burisma

    What’s wrong with Burisma—an influential Ukrainian gas company with high-profile Westerners on its board—is what’s wrong with Ukraine: Its origins are highly suspect and it is controlled by a recent fugitive accused of stealing the country’s gas assets. It is this type of situation in Ukraine that “kills productivity and...

    Can Poroshenko Control Ukraine’s Right Wing?
    Oct15

    Can Poroshenko Control Ukraine’s Right Wing?

    The Ukrainian leader’s newest opponents are in his own parliament. …read more Source: Foreign...

    Ukraine expected to win UN Council seat _ and face Russia
    Oct15

    Ukraine expected to win UN Council seat _ and face Russia

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — There will be no surprises in Thursday’s elections for new members of the Security Council but there will almost certainly be some fireworks when Ukraine joins the U.N.’s most powerful body — where arch opponent Russia has a permanent seat. This year’s election is uncontested — five candidates for five...

    Ukraine expected to win UN Council seat _ and face Russia
    Oct15

    Ukraine expected to win UN Council seat _ and face Russia

    There will be no surprises in Thursday’s elections for new members of the Security Council but there will almost certainly be some fireworks when Ukraine joins the U.N.’s most powerful body — where arch opponent Russia has a permanent seat. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    No surprises expected at UN Security Council elections _ but wait for Ukraine to face Russia
    Oct15

    No surprises expected at UN Security Council elections _ but wait for Ukraine to face Russia

    There will be no surprises in Thursday’s elections for new members of the Security Council but there will almost certainly be some fireworks when Ukraine joins the U.N.’s most powerful body — where arch opponent Russia has a permanent seat. …read more Source: FOX...

    Ukraine expected to win UN Council seat _ and face Russia
    Oct15

    Ukraine expected to win UN Council seat _ and face Russia

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — There will be no surprises in Thursday’s elections for new members of the Security Council but there will almost certainly… …read more Source:...