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    Ukraine’s Central Bank Lowers Its 2016 Growth Forecast
    Jan28

    Ukraine’s Central Bank Lowers Its 2016 Growth Forecast

    Ukraine’s central bank has more than halved its 2016 growth forecast as the cash-strapped country battles crises ranging from a fall in commodity prices to a new trade embargo by Russia. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    EU Court Strikes Down Sanctions On Yanukovych Allies
    Jan28

    EU Court Strikes Down Sanctions On Yanukovych Allies

    An EU court has ruled that the bloc was wrong to freeze the assets of five close associates of ousted Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Separatist Leader Admits To Razing Ukrainian Village, Hails ‘Good’ Soviet Ideology
    Jan27

    Separatist Leader Admits To Razing Ukrainian Village, Hails ‘Good’ Soviet Ideology

    A separatist leader in eastern Ukraine has admitted to burning down a village at the height of fighting more than a year ago, while praising a proposal for restoring the place. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukrainian Police Fine PM’s Wife For Using Phone While Driving
    Jan27

    Ukrainian Police Fine PM’s Wife For Using Phone While Driving

    Traffic police in Kyiv have fined Terezia Yatsenyuk, the wife of Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk, for talking on a mobile phone while driving. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Putin Grants Russian Citizenship To Pro-Moscow Journalist From Ukraine
    Jan27

    Putin Grants Russian Citizenship To Pro-Moscow Journalist From Ukraine

    President Vladimir Putin has granted Russian citizenship to a controversial pro-Russian journalist from Ukraine, Anatoliy Vasserman. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Last Year Saw Biggest Slide In Freedom In A Decade, Says Monitoring Group
    Jan27

    Last Year Saw Biggest Slide In Freedom In A Decade, Says Monitoring Group

    The worst year in global freedom in a decade saw Russia and China cracking down more due to “fear of social unrest” and particularly bad rankings for Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Iran, Tajikistan, Azerbaijan, and Belarus, the rights monitor Freedom House reports. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Schools Closed In Kharkiv As Ukraine Announces Flu Epidemic
    Jan26

    Schools Closed In Kharkiv As Ukraine Announces Flu Epidemic

    Authorities in Ukraine’s eastern city of Kharkiv have closed all secondary schools due to a flu outbreak. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine To Get Up To $10 Billion In Foreign Aid In 2016
    Jan26

    Ukraine To Get Up To $10 Billion In Foreign Aid In 2016

    Ukraine’s finance minister says the cash-strapped country expects to receive up to $10 billion from foreign sources this year, including the International Monetary Fund (IMF). …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Council Of Europe To Check On Human Rights In Crimea
    Jan26

    Council Of Europe To Check On Human Rights In Crimea

    Council of Europe Secretary-General Thorbjorn Jagland has announced he is sending a delegation to Crimea to assess the human rights situation on the peninsula. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine’s Prime Minister Calls For Referendum On New Constitution
    Jan24

    Ukraine’s Prime Minister Calls For Referendum On New Constitution

    Ukraine’s Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk has called for a referendum to be held on a new constitution for the country. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

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