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    Chechens Who Fought In Ukraine Demand That Putin Restrain Kadyrov
    Feb02

    Chechens Who Fought In Ukraine Demand That Putin Restrain Kadyrov

    Chechen volunteers who fought in Ukraine on the side of that country’s government have warned Russian President Vladimir Putin that he risks ending up at the International Criminal Court in The Hague and laid out five steps he needs to take to avoid that fate. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Merkel Presses Putin On Ukrainian Separatists
    Feb02

    Merkel Presses Putin On Ukrainian Separatists

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel has urged Russian President Vladimir Putin to use Moscow’s influence with separatists in eastern Ukraine to help secure progress toward a political solution of the crisis. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Kyiv Criticizes French TV Documentary On Maidan Protests
    Feb01

    Kyiv Criticizes French TV Documentary On Maidan Protests

    The Ukrainian Embassy in Paris has expressed disappointment at a French television channel’s decision to collaborate on, and air, a documentary that Kyiv argues grossly distorts events of the country’s 2013-14 upheaval that ousted President Viktor Yanukovych. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Merkel, Poroshenko Say EU Sanctions Against Russia Should Continue
    Feb01

    Merkel, Poroshenko Say EU Sanctions Against Russia Should Continue

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel has called on the European Union to renew its sanctions against Russia in response to Moscow’s annexation of Crimea and the Kremlin’s support for pro-Russian separatists that are fighting Ukrainian government forces in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Soviet-Era Monument Torn Down In Eastern Ukraine
    Feb01

    Soviet-Era Monument Torn Down In Eastern Ukraine

    A crowd in the eastern Ukrainian city of Dnipropetrovsk tore down a statue of Soviet-era leader Grigory Petrovsky on January 29. Petrovsky, who led the Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic in the 1920s and 1930s, is seen as one of the architects of the mass famine known as the Holodomor that killed millions of Ukrainians. The statue was one of the...

    The Briefing: The Ukraine Deadlock
    Feb01

    The Briefing: The Ukraine Deadlock

    Petro Porishenko heads to Berlin as the Western powers push for a settlement to the conflict in Donbas. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Humanitarian Activist Missing In Ukraine’s Donetsk
    Jan30

    Humanitarian Activist Missing In Ukraine’s Donetsk

    Ukrainian humanitarian activist Maryna Cherenkova has reportedly been detained by separatist security forces in the eastern city of Donetsk. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia, Ukraine, And Belarus Want To ‘Be Like Bill’
    Jan29

    Russia, Ukraine, And Belarus Want To ‘Be Like Bill’

    The viral meme Be Like Bill has taken social media by storm in Russia, Ukraine, and Belarus, where it has been repurposed by government critics, politicians, and military officials. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Portraits Unveiled Of Ukrainians Detained By Russia
    Jan29

    Portraits Unveiled Of Ukrainians Detained By Russia

    The Ukrainian foreign ministry has opened an exhibition featuring portraits of people which Kyiv says have been illegally detained by Russia, such as filmmaker Oleh Sentsov and pilot Nadia Savchenko. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Bill Calls For Speedy Citizenship For Foreigners In Ukrainian Forces
    Jan29

    Bill Calls For Speedy Citizenship For Foreigners In Ukrainian Forces

    Lawmakers in Kyiv have approved draft legislation simplifying the process for foreigners to obtain Ukrainian citizenship if they have served in Ukraine’s army. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

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