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    “Sea Breeze” Military Drills Bring U.S. And NATO To Ukrainian Shores
    Sep08

    “Sea Breeze” Military Drills Bring U.S. And NATO To Ukrainian Shores

    Some 2,500 U.S., Ukrainian, and NATO troops are taking part in Sea Breeze 2015, a two-week military exercise in the Black Sea and Ukraine’s coastal regions. The Ukrainian Defense Ministry has said the training is meant to boost trust and security in the region, which has been shaken by instability since Russia’s 2014 annexation of...

    ‘Have You Been To Church Today?’ Or How To Avoid A Traffic Ticket In Ukraine
    Sep08

    ‘Have You Been To Church Today?’ Or How To Avoid A Traffic Ticket In Ukraine

    Ukrainian Metropolitan Pavlo was filmed telling off Kyiv police officers who stopped him for a traffic violation. The clergyman retaliated by saying that it was the police who are violating laws — divine laws. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Crimean Tatars Plan Protest At Peninsula’s Boundary
    Sep08

    Crimean Tatars Plan Protest At Peninsula’s Boundary

    Leaders of the Crimean Tatars say they are planning a protest action at the border with Ukraine’s Crimean Peninsula, which was annexed by Russia in March 2014. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    UN: Nearly 8,000 People Killed In Ukraine Conflict
    Sep08

    UN: Nearly 8,000 People Killed In Ukraine Conflict

    The United Nations says at least 7,962 people have been killed and 17,811 wounded in the conflict in Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russian Captured in Ukraine Exchanges Emotional Greetings With Parents Back Home
    Sep08

    Russian Captured in Ukraine Exchanges Emotional Greetings With Parents Back Home

    A journalist has become the go-between for an emotional exchange of video messages between Aleksandr Aleksandrov, a Russian who was captured during what he says was an active-duty mission in Ukraine, and his parents back home in a province east of Moscow. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia Steps Up Pressure On Ukraine Over Debt
    Sep08

    Russia Steps Up Pressure On Ukraine Over Debt

    Russia has threatened to challenge an International Monetary Fund (IMF) bailout loan with Ukraine if Kyiv doesn’t pay back its $3 billion bond due in December. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Moscow Warns Talks Unlikely To Avert Food Sanctions On Ukraine
    Sep08

    Moscow Warns Talks Unlikely To Avert Food Sanctions On Ukraine

    Russia warned September 7 that there’s only a slim chance of averting a trade embargo against Ukraine when Kyiv’s free-trade pact with the European Union takes effect in January. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Eastern Ukrainian Rebel Leader Reportedly Detained
    Sep08

    Eastern Ukrainian Rebel Leader Reportedly Detained

    A leader of Russian-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine has reportedly been detained by fellow rebels as he returned to the Donetsk region from Russia. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    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...

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