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    Ukraine’s Ex-Justice Minister Lukash Arrested On Corruption Charges
    Nov06

    Ukraine’s Ex-Justice Minister Lukash Arrested On Corruption Charges

    A Ukrainian court on November 6 ordered the arrest of former Justice Minister Olena Lukash on corruption charges, a day after she was detained in connection with an investigation into deadly Maidan shootings of February 2014. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Separatists Accuse Ukrainian Govt of Using Heavy Weapons
    Nov06

    Separatists Accuse Ukrainian Govt of Using Heavy Weapons

    Rebels in eastern Ukraine accuse govt of using heavy weapons; govt says rebels violate pact …read more Source: ABC...

    Ukrainian Parliamentarian Accused Of Striking Female Lawmaker With Bottle
    Nov06

    Ukrainian Parliamentarian Accused Of Striking Female Lawmaker With Bottle

    Never bring a bottle to a Ukrainian parliament fight. Yulia Tymoshenko’s Fatherland party and a group of women lawmakers are calling for a male deputy to give up his seat amid accusations he struck a female parliamentarian with a bottle during an argument. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    U.S. and Russia Sending Weapons to Syria Best-Suited for Shooting at Each Other
    Nov06

    U.S. and Russia Sending Weapons to Syria Best-Suited for Shooting at Each Other

    Those heartbreaking stories of a youngster killed by a parent’s wayward gun can lead one to wonder: what the heck was Dad thinking? Yet something similar seems to be happening as Russia and the U.S. deploy forces to fight in Syria. While they’re battling different rebel groups inside that wartorn land—the U.S. is going after the...

    Rebels accuse Ukrainian government of using heavy weaponry
    Nov06

    Rebels accuse Ukrainian government of using heavy weaponry

    MOSCOW (AP) — Separatist rebels in eastern Ukraine on Friday accused government forces of shelling residential areas under their control with heavy artillery, while Ukrainian forces also accused the rebels of violating the ongoing cease-fire. …read more Source: CNS...

    Lavrov In Berlin For Ukraine Talks
    Nov06

    Lavrov In Berlin For Ukraine Talks

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov arrived in Berlin on November 6 for talks with his counterparts from Germany, France, and Ukraine on the conflict in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Kolomoisky ally Korban is arrested
    Nov06

    Kolomoisky ally Korban is arrested

    KYIV – Ukrainian authorities on October 31 arrested and detained Hennadiy Korban, a longtime business associate and political confidante of Igor Kolomoisky, Ukraine’s second-biggest oligarch. Arrested at his home in Dnipropetrovsk, Mr. Korban was charged with stealing from the private Country Defense Fund, as well as organizing the...

    The sine qua non safeguards for Donetsk-Luhansk elections
    Nov06

    The sine qua non safeguards for Donetsk-Luhansk elections

    On October 27 in the Minsk Contact Group, the Ukrainian delegation presented a concept document to serve as a basis for the “law on local elections in the temporarily occupied areas” of Ukraine’s Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts (see article on page 3 of this issue). President Petro Poroshenko has personally authorized this concept and mandated...

    Minsk process refloats Donetsk-Luhansk election plans
    Nov06

    Minsk process refloats Donetsk-Luhansk election plans

    Recasting Russia’s armed proxies as democratic mandate-holders – and tutoring them to look like that on an election’s schedule – is an innovation of the Minsk armistice and ensuing negotiations on the status of the occupied territories in Ukraine’s east. Russia had never seriously attempted to sell this approach to Western...

    Designers from Spain, Morocco, Ukraine win OSCE competition on climate change
    Nov06

    Designers from Spain, Morocco, Ukraine win OSCE competition on climate change

    VIENNA – The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) on October 14 announced the winners of its visual design contest to help raise awareness about the security risks linked to climate change. Co-sponsored by eYeka, a global community of creative designers, the OSCE competition attracted 125 entries from 22 OSCE participating...