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    President of Ukraine meets with Ukrainian community leaders
    Sep23

    President of Ukraine meets with Ukrainian community leaders

    NEW YORK – President Petro Poroshenko and his wife, Maryna Poroshenko, met with leaders of the Ukrainian community and representatives of Crimean Tatar organizations in the United States. The presidential couple toured The Ukrainian Museum in New York. The head of state thanked foreign Ukrainians for their support and assistance. “Never in the...

    Modest restart to Ukrainian privatization
    Sep23

    Modest restart to Ukrainian privatization

    After a break prompted by war and economic collapse in 2014-2015, Ukraine restarted its privatization campaign in August 2017. The local privatization body, the State Property Fund (SPF), sold only five out of the state’s eight 25-percent stakes in the regional power-supply and generation companies that were put up for auction (Spfu.gov.ua,...

    Explosion Injures Two Israeli Pilgrims At Rosh Hashanah Celebrations In Ukraine
    Sep21

    Explosion Injures Two Israeli Pilgrims At Rosh Hashanah Celebrations In Ukraine

    A celebration of Rosh Hashanah in the central Ukrainian city of Uman has been marred by an explosion that authorities say lightly injured two Israeli pilgrims. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Watchdog Calls On Ukraine To Establish Independent Anticorruption Court
    Sep21

    Watchdog Calls On Ukraine To Establish Independent Anticorruption Court

    Transparency International on September 20 called on Ukraine to create an independent anticorruption court to strengthen the country’s efforts to fight corruption. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Crimean Tatar Leader Tells Court He’s ‘Only A Citizen Of Ukraine’
    Sep21

    Crimean Tatar Leader Tells Court He’s ‘Only A Citizen Of Ukraine’

    A Russian prosecutor in Crimea has recommended a suspended sentence for Ilmi Umerov, a Crimean Tatar leader who has criticized Russia’s seizure of the Black Sea peninsula from Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko Rejects Russia’s ‘Hybrid’ Peacekeeping Offer
    Sep21

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko Rejects Russia’s ‘Hybrid’ Peacekeeping Offer

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko dismissed a Russian proposal to deploy U.N. peacekeepers in eastern Ukraine as an effort to legalize its proxies and freeze the conflict. Relations between Kyiv and Moscow have never been worse since Russia annexed Crimea more than three years ago and Russian-backed separatist fighters subsequently took up...

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko Rejects Russia’s ‘Hybrid’ Peacekeeping Offer
    Sep21

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko Rejects Russia’s ‘Hybrid’ Peacekeeping Offer

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko dismissed a Russian proposal to deploy U.N. peacekeepers in eastern Ukraine as an effort to legalize its proxies and freeze the conflict. Relations between Kyiv and Moscow have never been worse since Russia annexed Crimea more than three years ago and Russian-backed separatist fighters subsequently took up...

    Manafort offered to give Russian billionaire ‘private briefings’ on 2016 campaign
    Sep21

    Manafort offered to give Russian billionaire ‘private briefings’ on 2016 campaign

    By Tom Hamburger, Rosalind S. Helderman, Carol D. Leonnig and Adam Entous | Washington Post Less than two weeks before Donald Trump accepted the Republican presidential nomination, his campaign chairman offered to provide briefings on the race to a Russian billionaire closely aligned with the Kremlin, according to people familiar with the...

    European Union Sets Conditions For More Aid To Ukraine
    Sep21

    European Union Sets Conditions For More Aid To Ukraine

    A top European Union finance official said Kyiv needs to do more in fighting corruption and to pass pension and land reforms as conditions for receiving more financial aid from Brussels. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Who in the White House Decided to Wiretap Manafort?
    Sep21

    Who in the White House Decided to Wiretap Manafort?

    President Donald Trump, who is noted for his frequent exaggerations, just might have been right about the Obama administration’s attempts to derail his campaign. CNN, a hostile news source that had previously denounced Trump’s claims that he had been wiretapped at Trump Tower, reported late on Monday that former Trump campaign manager...