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    Poroshenko Says Plans To Hold Referendum On Ukraine Joining NATO
    Feb02

    Poroshenko Says Plans To Hold Referendum On Ukraine Joining NATO

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko told German media that he is planning a referendum on whether Ukraine should join NATO now that polls show 54 percent of Ukrainians favor such a move. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    War Returns With A Fury To Embattled Ukrainian City
    Feb01

    War Returns With A Fury To Embattled Ukrainian City

    Nearly three years since first erupting, the war here in eastern Ukraine has exploded anew, with deadly fighting between government forces and Russia-backed separatists reported up and down the 450-kilometer front line. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Putin Heads To Budapest Amid Concerns Over EU Unity
    Feb01

    Putin Heads To Budapest Amid Concerns Over EU Unity

    Russian President Vladimir Putin is heading to Hungary for his second visit in two years, a development that has many in the European Union looking on with concern. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine Says Russia Fired On Military Transport Plane Over Black Sea
    Feb01

    Ukraine Says Russia Fired On Military Transport Plane Over Black Sea

    Ukrainian military authorities say that an unarmed military transport plane was hit by antiaircraft fire from a Russian naval vessel over a disputed area of the Black Sea. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukrainians Mourn Soldiers Killed Fighting Separatists
    Feb01

    Ukrainians Mourn Soldiers Killed Fighting Separatists

    Ukrainians gathered in central Kyiv to mourn seven soldiers killed in combat with Russia-backed separatists in the east of the country. Funeral services were held on the capital’s Independence Square on February 1. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukrainian Journalist Ordered Out Of Belarus Due To Russia Ban
    Feb01

    Ukrainian Journalist Ordered Out Of Belarus Due To Russia Ban

    Authorities in Belarus have detained Ukrainian journalist Vitaliy Sizov and ordered him to leave the country due to the fact that he was barred from entering Russia. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    In Ukraine, Soldiers’ Funerals, Food Distribution Amid New Outburst Of Fighting
    Feb01

    In Ukraine, Soldiers’ Funerals, Food Distribution Amid New Outburst Of Fighting

    Ukraine said on February 1 that one of its soldiers had been killed in the country’s east, where fighting between government forces and Russia-backed separatists has flared over the past four days. Ukrainian officials had reported the deaths of seven soldiers in the past few days, the highest casualty toll in weeks. Funerals were held on...

    The Morning Vertical, February 1, 2017
    Feb01

    The Morning Vertical, February 1, 2017

    Your daily roundup …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Daily Vertical: Crimea Was Just The Beginning
    Feb01

    The Daily Vertical: Crimea Was Just The Beginning

    The views expressed in this commentary do not necessarily reflect the views of RFE/RL. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    UN Security Council Calls For Halt To Renewed Violence In Eastern Ukraine
    Feb01

    UN Security Council Calls For Halt To Renewed Violence In Eastern Ukraine

    The United Nations Security Council expressed “grave concern” over the “dangerous deterioration” in eastern Ukraine and called for a halt to the violence. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

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