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    Poroshenko Visits Troubled Western Region Of Zakarpattya
    Jul15

    Poroshenko Visits Troubled Western Region Of Zakarpattya

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has left Kyiv for the western region of Zakarpattya where deadly shootings between Right Sector and local police took place over the weekend. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine PM ‘adamant’ on striking debt restructuring deal
    Jul15

    Ukraine PM ‘adamant’ on striking debt restructuring deal

    OTTAWA – Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk delivered a warning Tuesday to private bond-holders that the government “will do everything” in order to ease its massive debt burden. But at the same time he touted a newly minted free trade deal with Canada as a sign the country is open for business. His remarks came at the end of a whirlwind...

    8 Ukrainian troops killed, 16 hurt in war-torn east Ukraine
    Jul15

    8 Ukrainian troops killed, 16 hurt in war-torn east Ukraine

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — A Ukrainian military spokesman says eight troops have been killed and 16 wounded in war-torn eastern Ukraine in the past 24 hours. …read more Source: CNS...

    E. Ukraine Faces Water Crisis
    Jul15

    E. Ukraine Faces Water Crisis

    The United Nations Children’s Fund warns up to 1.3 million people in battle-scarred areas of eastern Ukraine are facing a serious water crisis. UNICEF reports ongoing fighting between government forces and pro-Russian separatists are damaging or destroying water lines, leading to acute water shortages. UNICEF says more than 470,000 people...

    Ukraine scrambles for debt restructuring deal
    Jul15

    Ukraine scrambles for debt restructuring deal

    Ukraine PM “adamant” on striking deal with creditors as technical default looms …read more Source:...

    Russia Rejects MH17 Tribunal Plan as ‘Counterproductive’
    Jul15

    Russia Rejects MH17 Tribunal Plan as ‘Counterproductive’

    Russia says plans for an international tribunal to prosecute those suspected of downing Flight MH17 in Ukraine are “untimely and counterproductive.” …read more Source:...

    LNG deliveries mulled for Ukrainian market
    Jul15

    LNG deliveries mulled for Ukrainian market

    Daniel J. GraeberHOUSTON, July 15 (UPI) — A Texas-based company, led in part by a former Conoco Phillips veteran, said it was reviewing the prospects of shipping liquefied natural gas to Ukraine. …read more Source: United Press...

    Former Auschwitz Guard, 94, Convicted as Accessory to Murder
    Jul15

    Former Auschwitz Guard, 94, Convicted as Accessory to Murder

    LUENEBURG, Germany—A 94-year-old former SS sergeant who served at the Auschwitz death camp was convicted Wednesday on 300,000 counts of accessory to murder and sentenced to four years in prison. Oskar Groening testified during his trial at the state court in Lueneburg, in northern Germany, that he guarded prisoners’ baggage after they...

    National Post View: Canada-Ukraine free trade agreement is symbolic, but still just and necessary
    Jul15

    National Post View: Canada-Ukraine free trade agreement is symbolic, but still just and necessary

    The free trade deal between Canada and Ukraine announced Tuesday marks a further milestone for the beleaguered country in its struggle for freedom from Russian domination. After the violence and tumult of the past year and a half — the Maidan revolution that outsted the Russian-backed president Viktor Yanukovych in the winter of 2014, the Russian...

    Eight Soldiers Reported Killed In East Ukraine
    Jul15

    Eight Soldiers Reported Killed In East Ukraine

    Ukraine says Russian-backed rebels have launched one of their fiercest attacks in the country’s east since the signing of a February deal on a cease-fire, killing eight Ukrainian soldiers and wounding 16 over the past 24 hours. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...