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    Ukraine’s ex-PM sets up ‘Ukraine salvation committee’
    Aug03

    Ukraine’s ex-PM sets up ‘Ukraine salvation committee’

    MOSCOW (AP) — Ukraine’s former prime minister, in exile in Moscow, has announced the creation of a ‘Ukraine salvation committee’ and pushed for… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine’s Ex-PM Sets up ‘Ukraine Salvation Committee’
    Aug03

    Ukraine’s Ex-PM Sets up ‘Ukraine Salvation Committee’

    Ukraine’s ex-PM announces creation of ‘Ukraine salvation committee’ in Moscow …read more Source: ABC...

    Yushchenko Calls Gerard Depardieu ‘Misguided’
    Aug03

    Yushchenko Calls Gerard Depardieu ‘Misguided’

    Former Ukrainian President Viktor Yushchenko had harsh words for the French actor, Gerard Depardieu. Once considered a family friend, Yushchenko told RFE/RL in a July 30 interview that Depardieu’s pro-Russian attitudes have “debased his nation.” (RFE/RL’s Belarusian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe /...

    Ukraine’s Summer of Discontent
    Aug03

    Ukraine’s Summer of Discontent

    We have known for some time that Ukraine has serious problems that it is failing to address. The economy continues to contract, and living standards are declining, for starters. Some reforms are moving quickly, but they’re typically the kinds people don’t want, like rising gas prices. The reforms that Ukrainians really want, like...

    Opposition Party Office In Kharkiv Attacked
    Aug03

    Opposition Party Office In Kharkiv Attacked

    At least 50 young men, many in balaclavas, have attacked the former office of the Party of Regions in Ukraine’s eastern city of Kharkiv. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Vox Pop: Complaints About Rising Prices In Crimea
    Aug03

    Vox Pop: Complaints About Rising Prices In Crimea

    In Crimea, some say prices have skyrocketed since the annexation of the Ukrainian territory by Russia in March 2014. RFE/RL spoke to people in Simferopol and Nikolaevka about the prices of things like fruits and vegetables and taxi rides. (Crimean Desk of RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ex-Ukrainian PM In Moscow Forms ‘Salvation Committee’
    Aug03

    Ex-Ukrainian PM In Moscow Forms ‘Salvation Committee’

    Former Ukrainian Prime Minister Mykola Azarov has announced the formation of what he calls the Ukraine Salvation Committee. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Four Ukrainian Soldiers Killed Amid Fresh Minsk Peace Talks
    Aug03

    Four Ukrainian Soldiers Killed Amid Fresh Minsk Peace Talks

    The Ukrainian military says four of its soldiers have been killed in clashes with Russian-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine in the past day. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Mariupol Residents Protest Demilitarization Talks
    Aug03

    Mariupol Residents Protest Demilitarization Talks

    Protestors gathered in Mariupol amid fears that Ukraine would be lowering its military guard over the city if agreement is reached at a new round of cease-fire talks. The cease-fire in the conflict between Ukraine and pro-Russian separatists has been violated almost daily since it was agreed in February. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe...

    The changing face of Russia’s emblematic matryoshka dolls
    Aug03

    The changing face of Russia’s emblematic matryoshka dolls

    Moscow (AFP) – From cheery peasant girls in Tsarist times to Soviet-era cosmonauts to today’s Pussy Riots, the changing face of Russia’s matryoshka nesting dolls reflects the country’s tumultuous history.For tourists the dolls inside dolls that generally depict a buxom woman in a coloured headscarf are a must-buy souvenir...