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    Ukraine officials arrested, dismissed; stage set for possible political unrest
    Mar25

    Ukraine officials arrested, dismissed; stage set for possible political unrest

    Ukraine’s president acted to quell a potential source of fresh political unrest Wednesday by dismissing the truculent billionaire governor of a region neighbouring areas where fighting is still taking place between government and separatist forces. …read more Source: CTV...

    The Story Of A Russian Soldier Sent To Fight In Ukraine
    Mar25

    The Story Of A Russian Soldier Sent To Fight In Ukraine

    Moscow denies its soldiers are crossing the border but 20-year-old conscript Dorji Batomunkuev, who was seriously injured near Donetsk, tells a different story. He talks to Elena Kostyuchenko of Novaya Gazeta. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    Drama as Ukraine arrests officials suspected of corruption on live TV
    Mar25

    Drama as Ukraine arrests officials suspected of corruption on live TV

    DONETSK, Ukraine — They were arrested on live television. Ukrainian police walked into a nationally televised meeting of the country’s cabinet of ministers in Kiev on Wednesday, and with cameras rolling, slapped cuffs on the chief and deputy chief of the emergencies services ministry The charges: corruption. See also: Gaming out...

    In ‘war of the oligarchs,’ Ukrainians will be the losers
    Mar25

    In ‘war of the oligarchs,’ Ukrainians will be the losers

    President fires billionaire governor of the eastern region of Dnipropetrovsk as new fault lines emerge in Kiev …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Ukraine officials arrested in bribery case on live TV
    Mar25

    Ukraine officials arrested in bribery case on live TV

    Ukrainian police officers charged into a televised government meeting Wednesday and detained two top officials on suspicion of extorting bribes. …read more Source: CTV...

    2 Ukraine Officials Arrested on Live TV During Gov’t Meeting
    Mar25

    2 Ukraine Officials Arrested on Live TV During Gov’t Meeting

    2 Ukraine emergency officials arrested in bribery case on live TV during Cabinet meeting …read more Source: ABC...

    In Shattered Ukraine Town, Residents Rebuild Lives
    Mar25

    In Shattered Ukraine Town, Residents Rebuild Lives

    Residents of Debaltseve in eastern Ukraine are starting to rebuild their lives after heavy fighting last month destroyed hundreds of buildings and forced many people to flee. Russian-backed separatists took control of the strategic town in February, days after a cease-fire agreement with Ukraine’s Kyiv government was signed. As Adam Bailes...

    2 Ukraine Officials Arrested on Live TV During Gov’t Meeting
    Mar25

    2 Ukraine Officials Arrested on Live TV During Gov’t Meeting

    Ukrainian police officers charged into a televised government meeting Wednesday and detained two top officials on suspicion of extorting bribes. …read more Source:...

    2 Ukraine officials arrested on live TV during gov’t meeting
    Mar25

    2 Ukraine officials arrested on live TV during gov’t meeting

    Ukrainian police officers charged into a televised government meeting Wednesday and detained two top officials on suspicion of extorting bribes. …read more Source: FOX...

    Ukraine Starts Cleaning Its Augean Stables
    Mar25

    Ukraine Starts Cleaning Its Augean Stables

    Ukraine appears to have taken some very deliberate, forceful, and very welcome steps towards fighting the corruption that has been at the heart of its state since independence. First, in a bid to end a dangerous standoff that had developed over the weekend, President Petro Poroshenko late last night fired upstart oligarch Igor Kolomoisky from his...