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    Russia: Ukrainian Hostage Freed In Afghanistan
    Aug29

    Russia: Ukrainian Hostage Freed In Afghanistan

    Russia says a Ukrainian who was being held prisoner by Afghan militants has been freed. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    France: Hollande, Merkel, Putin Back Truce Plan For Eastern Ukraine
    Aug29

    France: Hollande, Merkel, Putin Back Truce Plan For Eastern Ukraine

    The French Presidency says France, Germany, and Russia back plans for a complete cease-fire in eastern Ukraine from next week. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Hollande, Merkel, Putin back ceasefire plan for eastern Ukraine: France
    Aug29

    Hollande, Merkel, Putin back ceasefire plan for eastern Ukraine: France

    PARIS (Reuters) – France, Germany and Russia back plans for a complete ceasefire in eastern Ukraine from Sept. 1, the French presidency said… …read more Source:...

    At Ukrainian Camp, Orphans Learn Painful Past Doesn’t Mean Grim Future
    Aug29

    At Ukrainian Camp, Orphans Learn Painful Past Doesn’t Mean Grim Future

    For 20 years, orphans from across Ukraine have been setting up camp in the Carpathian Mountains to learn lessons of life and better living. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    KLM Drops Inflight Recording By Controversial, Ukrainian-Born Pianist
    Aug29

    KLM Drops Inflight Recording By Controversial, Ukrainian-Born Pianist

    KLM Royal Dutch Airlines has dropped a recording from its inflight playlist by a controversial Ukrainian-born classical pianist. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    High-Profile Russian Trials Bring International Criticism
    Aug29

    High-Profile Russian Trials Bring International Criticism

    The conviction of a Ukrainian filmmaker is one of several cases in Russia that have drawn protests from human-rights groups and Western governments, including the U.S.» E-Mail This …read more Source:...

    ‘Cure’ for Chernobyl children: sun, sea, clean air in Portugal
    Aug29

    ‘Cure’ for Chernobyl children: sun, sea, clean air in Portugal

    Peniche (Portugal) (AFP) – Anya wasn’t even born when Chernobyl exploded nearly 30 years ago, but even today its radioactive fallout stalks her and other Ukrainian youngsters growing up near the disused plant.The world’s worst nuclear disaster saddled the sparkly-eyed 16-year-old with chronic cardiovascular and respiratory...

    Ratings Agencies Say Ukraine Debt Writedown Same As Default
    Aug29

    Ratings Agencies Say Ukraine Debt Writedown Same As Default

    Top ratings agencies said August 28 they see the debt restructuring deal Ukraine struck with creditors this week as tantamount to a default. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    White House Criticizes Ukraine Separatist Plans For Local Elections
    Aug29

    White House Criticizes Ukraine Separatist Plans For Local Elections

    U.S. Vice President Joe Biden is criticizing pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine for threatening to take more territory and hold their own elections. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    News of the Day From Across the Globe, Aug. 29
    Aug29

    News of the Day From Across the Globe, Aug. 29

    Boko Haram extremists killed 28 people during attacks on remote farming and fishing villages in northeast Nigeria, members of a civilian defense group said on Friday. Iraq’s top Shiite cleric said Friday that the government must show it is seeking genuine change to combat corruption and improve services and not just introduce temporary...