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    Merkel: Everything Must Be Done To Respect Ukraine Peace Deal
    Aug24

    Merkel: Everything Must Be Done To Respect Ukraine Peace Deal

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel says everything must be done to fully implement a cease-fire agreement in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukrainian Independence, Then And Now
    Aug24

    Ukrainian Independence, Then And Now

    Twenty-four years ago, Ukraine was granted its formal independence. Today, it is finally realizing it. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine’s Push for Independence
    Aug24

    Ukraine’s Push for Independence

    Note: Our accounts contain the personal recollections and opinions of the individual interviewed. The views expressed should not be considered official statements of the U.S. government or the Association for Diplomatic Studies and Training. ADST conducts oral history interviews with retired U.S. diplomats, and uses their accounts to form...

    ‘War for Ukrainian independence is continuing,’ president says
    Aug24

    ‘War for Ukrainian independence is continuing,’ president says

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says his country is facing a precarious year struggling to fend off what he called Russian strategies to undermine Kyiv’s drive for closer relations with Europe. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine Poll Shows Support For Independence Rose In Year Of Conflict
    Aug24

    Ukraine Poll Shows Support For Independence Rose In Year Of Conflict

    A new opinion poll from Ukraine shows that after 16 months of war against Russian-backed separatists in the country’s east, more Ukrainians now support independence than at any time in the last 15 years. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Kyiv Marks Ukrainian Independence Day
    Aug24

    Kyiv Marks Ukrainian Independence Day

    Thousands of troops marched in Ukraine’s capital on Monday to mark the 24th anniversary of the country’s independence from what was then the Soviet Union. Soldiers who fought in the government’s campaign against Russia-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine marched through central Kyiv carrying rifles. They were cheered by...

    There is peace in space. But will earthly conflicts end it?
    Aug24

    There is peace in space. But will earthly conflicts end it?

    Commander of the Soviet crew of Soyuz, Alexei Leonov (L) and commander of the American crew of Apollo, Thomas Stafford (R), shake hands 17 July 1975 in the space, somewhere over Western Germany, after the Apollo-Soyuz docking manoeuvres. (AFP/Getty Images) The skies were clear over central Kazakhstan in the wee hours of March 25, 2014—so...

    Ukraine vows to increase troops to fend off rebel attacks
    Aug24

    Ukraine vows to increase troops to fend off rebel attacks

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine’s president vowed to increase troop numbers to fend off attacks by Russia-backed separatist rebels and warned his countrymen that there is still the threat of a “large-scale invasion,” in an impassioned speech to mark Independence Day on Monday. Speaking during a military parade, President Petro...

    Lavrov Says U.S. Signals It Wants To Mend Ties With Russia
    Aug24

    Lavrov Says U.S. Signals It Wants To Mend Ties With Russia

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says the United States has been sending “signals” that it wants to start repairing ties with Moscow. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine Border Guards Mark Independence Day
    Aug24

    Ukraine Border Guards Mark Independence Day

    Ukrainian border guards greeted hundreds of people crossing from Crimea who were unwilling to celebrate Ukraine’s Independence Day on the peninsula, which was annexed by Russia last year. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...