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    Eurovision Offers Russia Remote Performance in Ukraine Show
    Mar23

    Eurovision Offers Russia Remote Performance in Ukraine Show

    Organizers of the Eurovision song contest say they’re taking the unprecedented step of offering to let Russia’s contestant perform via satellite after authorities in host Ukraine banned her from entering the country.The European Broadcasting Union says it is offering to… …read more Source:...

    20,000 Evacuated after Fire at Military Arsenal in Ukraine
    Mar23

    20,000 Evacuated after Fire at Military Arsenal in Ukraine

    Ukrainian officials say around 20,000 people have been evacuated in the Kharkiv region near the border with Russia after a massive fire at a military ammunition depot.Ukraine’s chief military prosecutor, Anatolii Matios, said on Facebook that the blaze, which erupted early… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine: Documents Ready to Ban Russia’s Eurovision Entry
    Mar22

    Ukraine: Documents Ready to Ban Russia’s Eurovision Entry

    Ukraine’s security service says it has prepared documents to ban Russia’s contestant from this year’s Eurovision song contest, but that a final decision has not been made.Russia chose Yulia Samoylova to represent the country in the May 11-13 contest in Kiev.But Samoylova… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine Lawmaker: Manafort Tried to Hide $750,000 Payment
    Mar21

    Ukraine Lawmaker: Manafort Tried to Hide $750,000 Payment

    A Ukrainian lawmaker has published a document that he said ties Paul Manafort, Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman, to attempts to hide a $750,000 payment from a pro-Russia political party.Jason Maloni, a spokesman for Manafort, calls the allegations “baseless” and says… …read more Source:...

    Blockade of Rebel-held East Forecast to Hurt Ukraine Economy
    Mar21

    Blockade of Rebel-held East Forecast to Hurt Ukraine Economy

    Ukraine’s central bank says a trade blockade of rebel-held regions in the east is hurting the economy.The National Bank of Ukraine says it has slashed its estimate for economic growth in 2017 to 1.9 percent from the 2.8 percent predicted in January due to the blockade.The… …read more Source:...

    Blockade of Rebel-held East Forecast to Hurt Ukraine Economy
    Mar21

    Blockade of Rebel-held East Forecast to Hurt Ukraine Economy

    Ukraine’s central bank says a trade blockade of rebel-held regions in the east is hurting the economy.The National Bank of Ukraine says it has slashed its estimate for economic growth in 2017 to 1.9 percent from the 2.8 percent predicted in January due to the blockade.The… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine Imposes Sanctions on Russian Banks
    Mar16

    Ukraine Imposes Sanctions on Russian Banks

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has signed an order imposing sanctions on Russian-owned banks, the latest action designed to protest against Russian support for separatists in the east of the country.The move is designed to stop local affiliates of three Russian… …read more Source:...

    Wheelchair User Chosen as Russian Entry at Eurovision
    Mar13

    Wheelchair User Chosen as Russian Entry at Eurovision

    A woman who uses a wheelchair has been selected to represent Russia at the upcoming Eurovision song contest, seemingly putting an end to speculation that Russia might boycott the politically charged competition held in Kiev.Several Russian lawmakers and entertainment stars… …read more Source:...

    Key Aid Provider Says it Can’t Operate in Rebel-held Ukraine
    Mar01

    Key Aid Provider Says it Can’t Operate in Rebel-held Ukraine

    Russian-backed rebels in eastern Ukraine said Wednesday they are taking over scores of factories and mines in the region, many of them belonging to a tycoon whose foundation has been the largest provider of humanitarian aid to a war-battered population.The moves came in the… …read more Source:...

    Ukrainian Lawmaker Visits Rebel East, Urges Prisoner Release
    Feb24

    Ukrainian Lawmaker Visits Rebel East, Urges Prisoner Release

    A Ukrainian lawmaker visited the rebel-held east on Friday to meet with Ukrainian prisoners there, a trip that irked many in Ukraine.Nadiya Savchenko, a pilot who spent two years in a Russian prison before her release last year, visited a prison in the rebel-held city of… …read more Source:...

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