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    Ukraine Separatists Rewrite History of 1930s Famine
    Apr29

    Ukraine Separatists Rewrite History of 1930s Famine

    New texts give a sanitized version of what historians have called genocide, describing the famine as a tragedy that befell all of the Soviet Union. …read more Source: The New York...

    Ukraine says radiation levels not affected by Chernobyl fire
    Apr29

    Ukraine says radiation levels not affected by Chernobyl fire

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian authorities say there has been no change in background radiation levels in the capital as a result of fires in… …read more Source:...

    Leaders of the EU and Ukraine Made Little Headway
    Apr29

    Leaders of the EU and Ukraine Made Little Headway

    After their first formal summit since Russia annexed Crimea in eastern Ukraine a year ago, the EU played down prospects for a peacekeeping operation here, while Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko defended the pace of his government’s economic overhauls and anticorruption… …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    Lukashenka Calls Belarus ‘Island Of Stability And Order’
    Apr29

    Lukashenka Calls Belarus ‘Island Of Stability And Order’

    Belarusian President Alyaksandr Lukashenka says his country “remains an island of stability and order” even as it “smells war again in Europe.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukrainian President’s Candy Factory Assets Seized In Russia
    Apr29

    Ukrainian President’s Candy Factory Assets Seized In Russia

    Russian authorities have seized several assets at a candy factory owned by Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko in the Russian city of Lipetsk. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Gazprom net profits drop sevenfold in 2014 on ruble, Ukraine
    Apr29

    Gazprom net profits drop sevenfold in 2014 on ruble, Ukraine

    Moscow (AFP) – Russia’s gas giant Gazprom on Wednesday reported its net profits in 2014 plunged sevenfold over the previous year, weighed down by economic sanctions and the devaluation of the ruble.The company — which was the most profitable in the world just a few years ago — reported 159 billion rubles in net profits...

    ‘Cutthroats And Bandits’: Volunteer’s Stint With Ukraine Rebels Turns To Nightmare
    Apr29

    ‘Cutthroats And Bandits’: Volunteer’s Stint With Ukraine Rebels Turns To Nightmare

    When he joined the separatist insurgency in eastern Ukraine, Russian businessman Bondo Dorovskikh thought he would be fighting hordes of fascists bent on victimizing the local population. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    Ukraine’s Dogs Of War
    Apr29

    Ukraine’s Dogs Of War

    As civilians have fled war-torn areas of eastern Ukraine, they’ve left behind their homes, their possessions, and sometimes their dogs and cats. Hundreds of these abandoned animals have wound up at a shelter on the outskirts of Kyiv, where a small staff is stretching its limited resources to feed and house the influx of strays. (Produced by...

    Marine Le Pen blames EU for Crimea
    Apr29

    Marine Le Pen blames EU for Crimea

    The leader of the French far-right National Front party said Russia’s annexation of Crimea was a result of “major errors” in the European Union. …read more Source:...

    Massive Fire Raging Near Chernobyl Reactor, Ukrainian Authorities Suspect Arson
    Apr29

    Massive Fire Raging Near Chernobyl Reactor, Ukrainian Authorities Suspect Arson

    A major forest fire broke out Tuesday close to the Chernobyl nuclear plant in northern Ukraine, the site of the worst nuclear disaster in history, threatening to release alarming levels of radiation across the country. Up to 200 firefighters, supported by trucks and aircraft, have been dispatched to deal with the blaze. …read more Source:...