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    Kyiv Seen As Using A Bit Of Street Smarts To Rankle Russia
    Sep07

    Kyiv Seen As Using A Bit Of Street Smarts To Rankle Russia

    Officials in Kyiv have renamed the street hosting the Russian consulate in honor of volunteer battalions fighting pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine. The move is part of a long tradition of using street signs to rankle political foes. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Saakashvili: Corrupt Officials “Only Playing Dead”
    Sep07

    Saakashvili: Corrupt Officials “Only Playing Dead”

    Former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili, now governor of Ukraine’s Odesa region, has vowed to stamp out corruption in his jurisdiction. In recent days, he has run into trouble with Ukrainian leaders, accusing officials in Kyiv of sabotaging his reform efforts. In comments to RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service, Saakashvili again spoke...

    NATO Chief To Visit Ukraine In September
    Sep07

    NATO Chief To Visit Ukraine In September

    Kyiv says NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg will visit Ukraine later this month, for the first time since taking office in March 2014. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    France Proposes Leaders’ Summit On Ukraine
    Sep07

    France Proposes Leaders’ Summit On Ukraine

    French President Francois Hollande has proposed a meeting of the leaders of Germany, Russia, and Ukraine later this month as a cease-fire appeared to be largely holding in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine’s President Says Cease-Fire Observed For Week
    Sep05

    Ukraine’s President Says Cease-Fire Observed For Week

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says that a cease-fire agreement has been observed for the first time for an entire week in eastern Ukraine, where government forces have been engaged in military conflict with Russian-backed separatists. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Poroshenko Says Russia Ruined Global Security
    Sep05

    Poroshenko Says Russia Ruined Global Security

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says his top priority is maintaining the unity of a pro-Ukrainian global coalition. He also harshly criticized Russia during an interview on September 4 with VOA Ukrainian Service reporter Myroslava Gongadze. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Saakashvili, Yatsenyuk Spar Over Ukrainian Reforms
    Sep04

    Saakashvili, Yatsenyuk Spar Over Ukrainian Reforms

    A war of words has erupted between Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk and former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili, now governor of Ukraine’s Odesa region, over the pace and depth of reforms being implemented by the government in Kyiv. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Podcast: Thunder On The Right
    Sep04

    Podcast: Thunder On The Right

    This week’s violence in front of Ukraine’s parliament has raised questions about whether nationalist groups are out of control and risk becoming a mortal threat to the country’s pro-Western authorities’ efforts to establish a cohesive state and a functioning democracy. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russians Banned From TV And Radio Companies In Ukraine
    Sep03

    Russians Banned From TV And Radio Companies In Ukraine

    Ukraine’s parliament has passed a measure banning Russians from establishing or being involved in the business of television or radio stations in the country. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Schools Close In Kyiv Due To Smoke From Nearby Forest Fires
    Sep03

    Schools Close In Kyiv Due To Smoke From Nearby Forest Fires

    Authorities in Kyiv have closed schools after smoke reached the Ukrainian capital from nearby forest fires. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

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