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    Red Underwear For Poroshenko At Kyiv Demo
    Oct18

    Red Underwear For Poroshenko At Kyiv Demo

    Activists had an outsized pair of red underpants ready for the Ukrainian president, in an effort to encourage him to submit a declaration of interests. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia’s Friends Form New ‘Cossack Army’ In Balkans
    Oct18

    Russia’s Friends Form New ‘Cossack Army’ In Balkans

    In a church last month on the coast of Montenegro, uniformed Cossacks from across the Balkans gathered to form a new “Balkan Cossack Army.” The movement is directed by Russia and concerns have been raised about its intentions. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine Summit Set For October 19 In Berlin
    Oct18

    Ukraine Summit Set For October 19 In Berlin

    The leaders of Germany, France, Russia, and Ukraine are to hold a summit in Berlin on October 19 to discuss efforts toward peace in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Separatist Commander ‘Motorola’ Denied Executing Ukrainian POWs
    Oct17

    Separatist Commander ‘Motorola’ Denied Executing Ukrainian POWs

    Russian media reports that a commander of Russia-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine has been killed by an explosion in his apartment building in Donetsk. Arseny Pavlov, a Russian citizen who went by the nickname “Motorola,” led a separatist unit known as the Sparta battalion. Kyiv had accused him of war crimes for killing prisoners...

    Separatists Vow Revenge After Top Commander Killed In Eastern Ukraine
    Oct17

    Separatists Vow Revenge After Top Commander Killed In Eastern Ukraine

    A top Russian commander for Russia-backed separatists in the eastern Ukrainian region of Donetsk has died in an apparent assassination. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia Set To Unveil Cultural, Orthodox Jewel On The Seine
    Oct17

    Russia Set To Unveil Cultural, Orthodox Jewel On The Seine

    A massive Russian “spiritual and cultural center,” crowned by a golden-domed Orthodox cathedral, opens its gates in downtown Paris this week, thrusting Russian religious and political outreach to the fore in one of Europe’s most prestigious and influential capitals. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Merkel Says Open To Holding Berlin Summit On Ukraine Crisis Next Week
    Oct15

    Merkel Says Open To Holding Berlin Summit On Ukraine Crisis Next Week

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she remains open to meeting Russian President Vladimir Putin next week for a summit on the ongoing conflict in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukrainian Nationalists March In Kyiv As New Far-Right Party Is Born
    Oct14

    Ukrainian Nationalists March In Kyiv As New Far-Right Party Is Born

    Thousands of nationalists marched through Kyiv in a torchlight procession on October 14 to celebrate Ukrainian fighters past and present on a day that saw a fearsome far-right military force formally enter the country’s political fray. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukrainians Mark Defenders’ Day As Thousands March In Kyiv
    Oct14

    Ukrainians Mark Defenders’ Day As Thousands March In Kyiv

    Thousands in Ukraine marched in support of their armed forces on the annual Defenders’ Day. An estimated 4,000 people joined the “March of Heroes” in central Kyiv, with banners proclaiming “Ukraine is united and Independent,” “Glory and honor to the defenders of Ukraine,” and “Freedom.”...

    The Frontline Artist
    Oct14

    The Frontline Artist

    On October 13, Australian artist Guido van Helten completed a large-scale mural in Avdiyivka, an eastern Ukrainian town where fighting between Russia-backed separatists and government troops still takes place 2 1/2 years after the start of a conflict that has killed more than 9,600 people. RFE/RL’s Amos Chapple was granted exclusive access...

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