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    Putin Accuses Kyiv of ‘Cutting Off’ Eastern Ukraine
    Apr17

    Putin Accuses Kyiv of ‘Cutting Off’ Eastern Ukraine

    Russian President Vladimir Putin, in his annual televised call-in program, again denied there were any Russian troops fighting in Ukraine. He also said the West was trying to ‘contain’ Russia with sanctions. Henry Ridgwell reports on reactions to the president’s four-hour TV appearance. …read more Source: Voice of...

    When the World Bank met the IMF
    Apr17

    When the World Bank met the IMF

    You know what they say about spring. When the daffodils are blooming and the skies are getting brighter, love is in the air – or at least, a reunion – between the IMF and the World Bank, who are in Washington for their spring meetings. Prepare for stories of slowing global growth, speculation over Greek debt, worries over quantitative easing and...

    Ukrainian fighting in and out of the ring
    Apr17

    Ukrainian fighting in and out of the ring

    By James Ellingworth KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian boxer Oleksandr Usyk is a man fighting both inside and outside the ring. Usyk is the reigning Olympic heavyweight gold medalist and is now trying to challenge for top pro titles, but his career has become tangled up in Ukraine’s political turmoil.read more …read more Source: CNS...

    Ukraine wants global court to investigate crimes in Crimea, east
    Apr17

    Ukraine wants global court to investigate crimes in Crimea, east

    THE HAGUE (Reuters) – Ukraine wants the International Criminal Court to investigate all alleged war crimes in Crimea and eastern Ukraine,… …read more Source:...

    Ukrainian fighting in and out of the ring
    Apr17

    Ukrainian fighting in and out of the ring

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian boxer Oleksandr Usyk is a man fighting both inside and outside the ring.Usyk is the reigning Olympic heavyweight… …read more Source:...

    The Future Of The Past: Ukraine Pushes De-Communization, Amid Russian Protests
    Apr17

    The Future Of The Past: Ukraine Pushes De-Communization, Amid Russian Protests

    Ukraine has adopted a raft of de-communization laws aimed at asserting control over the country’s understanding of its 20th-century past. Moscow, however, sees the move as an impermissible assault on Russia’s own self-image. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukrainian Judges Dismissed Over Corruption Allegations
    Apr17

    Ukrainian Judges Dismissed Over Corruption Allegations

    Ukraine’s High Commission for Judges’ Qualification has fired six judges across the country. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russian Investigators Present Final Indictment To Ukrainian Film Director
    Apr17

    Russian Investigators Present Final Indictment To Ukrainian Film Director

    Ukrainian film director Oleh Sentsov, who was arrested last year by Russian authorities controlling Crimea and accused of plotting terrorist attacks, has received the final version of his indictment. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    U.S. Paratroopers Arrive In Ukraine To Train National Guard Forces
    Apr17

    U.S. Paratroopers Arrive In Ukraine To Train National Guard Forces

    About 300 U.S. paratroopers arrived in Ukraine this week to train troops of the Ukrainian National Guard, which is fighting Russian-backed separatists in the east of the country. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    300 US troops in Ukraine to train Ukrainian forces: US Army
    Apr17

    300 US troops in Ukraine to train Ukrainian forces: US Army

    Kiev (AFP) – About 300 US paratroopers have arrived in Ukraine to train the Ukrainian National Guard which is fighting pro-Russian rebels in the east, the US Army said in a statement.The troops from the 173rd Airborne Brigade arrived on Tuesday and Wednesday in Yavoriv, western Ukraine, to spend six months training three battalions of...