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    Ukraine eyes EU membership within 5 years
    Apr27

    Ukraine eyes EU membership within 5 years

    Ukraine’s president says his country will be able meet conditions to apply for European Union membership within five years. …read more Source: CTV...

    Ukraine Increasingly Under Pressure
    Apr27

    Ukraine Increasingly Under Pressure

    Is another Russian-backed rebel offensive in the offing? The OSCE reported last night that fighting outside Mariupol in eastern Ukraine had reached its highest intensity since conflict first broke out in the area in mid-February 2015. The report went on to note that its unarmed surveillance drones had seen rebel tanks, self-propelled howitzers,...

    Polish Border Guards Refuse Entry for 10 Russian Bikers
    Apr27

    Polish Border Guards Refuse Entry for 10 Russian Bikers

    Polish border guards on Monday blocked entry into Poland for 10 Russian bikers who said they were following a path commemorating the Red Army victory’s over Nazi Germany 70 years ago. Border guard spokesman Dariusz Sienicki announced the decision after members of the Night Wolves, a nationalistic Russian group loyal to President Vladimir...

    Lawyer Says Jailed Pilot Savchenko To Be Moved To Civilian Hospital
    Apr27

    Lawyer Says Jailed Pilot Savchenko To Be Moved To Civilian Hospital

    A lawyer for Nadia Savchenko says that the Ukrainian military pilot will be moved from a Moscow jail to a civilian hospital in the Russian capital on April 28. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Turkey’s Erdogan criticises Putin over Armenian “genocide” comments
    Apr27

    Turkey’s Erdogan criticises Putin over Armenian “genocide” comments

    ANKARA (Reuters) – Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday Russia should account for its actions in Ukraine and Crimea before calling… …read more Source:...

    EU-Ukraine Summit Opens In Kyiv
    Apr27

    EU-Ukraine Summit Opens In Kyiv

    EU leaders and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko have opened a summit in Kyiv. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Kazakh presidential poll criticised by international monitors
    Apr27

    Kazakh presidential poll criticised by international monitors

    Astana (Kazakhstan) (AFP) – Western monitors on Monday slammed the lack of choice in Kazakhstan’s presidential election, which was won by incumbent President Nursultan Nazarbayev with 97.7 percent of the vote.”Voters were not offered a genuine choice between political alternatives,” said Cornelia Jonker, head of the...

    Kiev Jewish community gets $100,000 from EJC for security infrastructure
    Apr27

    Kiev Jewish community gets $100,000 from EJC for security infrastructure

    (JTA) — The European Jewish Congress has given $100,000 to the Jewish community of Kiev in order to strengthen security. The money will allow for around-the clock security at Jewish institutions and sites in the Ukrainian capital, Rabbi Yaakov Dov Bleich, a Ukraine chief rabbi, said, according to the Jerusalem Post. “As an integral part of the...

    One more Ukrainian serviceman killed in eastern Ukraine: Kiev military
    Apr27

    One more Ukrainian serviceman killed in eastern Ukraine: Kiev military

    KIEV (Reuters) – One Ukrainian serviceman was killed and three other were wounded in attacks by pro-Russian separatists in the past 24 hours… …read more Source:...

    Savchenko Back On Hunger Strike; Russian Jailers May Send Her To Civilian Hospital
    Apr27

    Savchenko Back On Hunger Strike; Russian Jailers May Send Her To Civilian Hospital

    Ukrainian military pilot Nadia Savchenko may be transferred to a civilian hospital after resuming a hunger strike to protest her incarceration in Russia. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...