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    Did Putin put out a contract on a Russian whistleblower and critic?
    Mar24

    Did Putin put out a contract on a Russian whistleblower and critic?

    Denis Voronenkov was a former Russian lawmaker. He was also a critic of Russian President Vladimir Putin. And he was assassinated in broad daylight on Thursday in the Ukrainian capital, Kiev. Ukraine’s leaders are pointing the finger at Russia. …read more Source: Public Radio...

    Russia is putting Trump in a tight spot on Ukraine
    Feb03

    Russia is putting Trump in a tight spot on Ukraine

    Violence in eastern Ukraine is spinning out of control again. Some analysts think Vladimir Putin may be exploiting Donald Trump’s apparent disinterest in the Ukraine conflict. …read more Source: Public Radio...

    Putin promised Ukrainians sanctuary from their war; it hasn’t exactly happened.
    Dec01

    Putin promised Ukrainians sanctuary from their war; it hasn’t exactly happened.

    Perhaps 1 million Ukrainians have settled in Russia since the conflict in Ukraine began in 2014. President Vladimir Putin promised that Russian-speaking Ukrainians would be welcome. But it was largely an empty gesture. …read more Source: Public Radio...

    Ukraine moves giant new safety dome over Chernobyl
    Dec01

    Ukraine moves giant new safety dome over Chernobyl

    The $2.2-billion structure has been edged into place over an existing crumbling dome that the Soviets built in haste when disaster struck three decades ago. …read more Source: Public Radio...

    Drug users are presumed criminals in Ukraine. New police training is aimed at changing that.
    Oct07

    Drug users are presumed criminals in Ukraine. New police training is aimed at changing that.

    Ukraine has one of the fastest-growing HIV/AIDS epidemics in the world. One of the main reasons: intravenous drug use. But just outside the capital Kiev, a group is working with police to change their approach toward drug users — to treat addiction as an illness, not a crime. …read more Source: Public Radio...

    Ukraine marks 25 years of independence and hopes Russia pays attention
    Aug25

    Ukraine marks 25 years of independence and hopes Russia pays attention

    The national anthem played. Military forces were out in full force. And the president spoke in defiant tone. Ukraine celebrated 25 years of independence, sending a message to Russia. …read more Source: Public Radio...

    Questions arise over Trump and his advisers’ ties to Putin and Ukraine
    Aug02

    Questions arise over Trump and his advisers’ ties to Putin and Ukraine

    Republican candidate Donald Trump appeared confused about recent events in Ukraine in an interview Sunday with ABC. But Trump did affirm his desire for a good relationship with Russia, and that he was planning to look into the idea of recognizing Russia’s annexation of Crimea. …read more Source: Public Radio...

    Stakes are high in attempt to clean up a notoriously bribe-heavy customs service
    Jul08

    Stakes are high in attempt to clean up a notoriously bribe-heavy customs service

    “It’s war of past and future,” says the 26-year-old head of the customs house in Odessa, Ukraine. “A war against corruption, war against this old way of thinking, war against Soviet heritage, and war for a modern Ukraine.” …read more Source: Public Radio...

    Stakes are high in attempt to clean up a notoriously bribe-heavy customs service
    Jul08

    Stakes are high in attempt to clean up a notoriously bribe-heavy customs service

    “It’s war of past and future,” says the 26-year-old head of the customs house in Odessa, Ukraine. “A war against corruption, war against this old way of thinking, war against Soviet heritage, and war for a modern Ukraine.” …read more Source: Public Radio...

    Soviet-style youth squads are making a comeback in eastern Ukraine
    Jul07

    Soviet-style youth squads are making a comeback in eastern Ukraine

    Pro-Russian teenagers in eastern Ukraine spend their weekends practicing for war and recruiting peers to their separatist cause. …read more Source: Public Radio...

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