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    Russian Activists: Fresh Graves Of Soldiers Killed In Ukraine Found
    May20

    Russian Activists: Fresh Graves Of Soldiers Killed In Ukraine Found

    Russian activists investigating the deaths of three soldiers say their findings indicate that elite army reconnaissance units are operating in Ukraine, adding to evidence of direct Russian involvement in the conflict there, despite repeated Kremlin denials. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine is now in a ‘real war’ with Russia, president says amid fears of nuclear weapons in Crimea
    May20

    Ukraine is now in a ‘real war’ with Russia, president says amid fears of nuclear weapons in Crimea

    KYIV, Ukraine — Ukraine is open to considering proposals to place a ballistic missile-defence system on its territory to ward off the risk of attacks from Russia, a senior Ukrainian defence official said Wednesday. So far no one has offered. Oleksandr Turchynov, the head of Ukraine’s National Security Council, told Ukrinform news agency in...

    Ukraine charges 2 suspected Russian soldiers with ‘terrorist activity’
    May20

    Ukraine charges 2 suspected Russian soldiers with ‘terrorist activity’

    Two Russian soldiers allegedly captured while fighting in eastern Ukraine have been “charged with terrorist activity,” Markiyan Lubkivskiy, adviser to the head of the Security Service of Ukraine, said Wednesday. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine’s Top Traffic Cop Resigns Amid Evidence Of Lavish Lifestyle
    May20

    Ukraine’s Top Traffic Cop Resigns Amid Evidence Of Lavish Lifestyle

    The acting head of Ukraine’s traffic police has stepped down after reports showed he and his family appeared to be living far beyond the means of a public servant, with several luxury cars and a large villa. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Europe’s New Coal Rush
    May20

    Europe’s New Coal Rush

    Balkan countries and Ukraine are making “substantial investments” in polluting coal power stations to sell cheap electricity to the European Union, as the bloc searches for new suppliers to reduce its dependence on Russian gas. …read more Source: Canada Free...

    Ukraine Charges Suspected Russian Soldiers With ‘Terror Activity’
    May20

    Ukraine Charges Suspected Russian Soldiers With ‘Terror Activity’

    Ukraine says it has charged two suspected Russian soldiers who had been captured in the country’s east with involvement in “terrorist activity.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine open to hosting missile-defense system
    May20

    Ukraine open to hosting missile-defense system

    KIEV, Ukraine — Ukraine is open to considering proposals to place a ballistic missile-defense system on its territory to ward off the risk of attacks from Russia, a senior Ukrainian defense official said Wednesday. So far no one has offered.Oleksandr Turchynov, the head of Ukraine’s National Security Council, told Ukrinform news agency in...

    Ukraine open to hosting missile-defense system
    May20

    Ukraine open to hosting missile-defense system

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine is open to considering proposals to place a ballistic missile-defense system on its territory to ward off the risk of… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine Files Terror Charges Against Suspected Russian Soldiers
    May20

    Ukraine Files Terror Charges Against Suspected Russian Soldiers

    Ukraine has charged two suspected Russian soldiers, who were captured during a gun battle in the separatist eastern region of Lugansk, with involvement in “terrorist activity,” a security official said Wednesday. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine Open To Hosting Missile-Defense System
    May20

    Ukraine Open To Hosting Missile-Defense System

    The head of Ukraine’s National Security Council says Kyiv is open to placing parts of a missile-defense system in Ukraine to ward off the potential risk of attacks from Russia. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...