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    Russia Poised To Veto Bid To Create UN Tribunal On MH17 Next Week
    Jul25

    Russia Poised To Veto Bid To Create UN Tribunal On MH17 Next Week

    The United Nations Security Council will vote July 29 on creating an international tribunal to prosecute those suspected of downing a passenger airliner last year in Ukraine, but Russia is expected to block the move, diplomats said. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Biden Says U.S. Welcomes Ukrainian Demilitarized Zone Proposal
    Jul25

    Biden Says U.S. Welcomes Ukrainian Demilitarized Zone Proposal

    U.S. Vice President Joe Biden July 24 welcomed Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko’s proposal to create a 30-kilometer demilitarized zone along the line of contact in eastern Ukraine, the White House said. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine Makes Crucial Eurobond Interest Payment, Averts Debt Default
    Jul25

    Ukraine Makes Crucial Eurobond Interest Payment, Averts Debt Default

    Ukraine on July 24 made a crucial Eurobond interest payment that kept the war-torn country from slipping into technical default and potential isolation from global credit markets. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Anti-Obama Shirts And Scenic Snapshots: French Lawmakers Spark Uproar With Crimea Visit
    Jul24

    Anti-Obama Shirts And Scenic Snapshots: French Lawmakers Spark Uproar With Crimea Visit

    A group of French lawmakers has sparked commotion by touring the annexed Crimean peninsula. France and Ukraine are up in arms. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Kyiv LGBT Hand-Holding Experiment Ends In ‘Neo-Nazi’ Attack
    Jul24

    Kyiv LGBT Hand-Holding Experiment Ends In ‘Neo-Nazi’ Attack

    A video experiment in which a gay couple strolled around Kyiv hand-in-hand to gauge homophobic sentiment went largely without incident until the pair was surrounded by a gang of young men who “pepper-sprayed” and attacked them in broad daylight. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Lack Of Funds Threatens Efforts To Recover Ukraine’s Dead Soldiers
    Jul24

    Lack Of Funds Threatens Efforts To Recover Ukraine’s Dead Soldiers

    A single crew of volunteers has been in charge of recovering the bodies of soldiers missing in action in eastern Ukraine. But now the group may have to end its activities due to a lack of resources. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine Bars Communists From Elections
    Jul24

    Ukraine Bars Communists From Elections

    Ukraine’s Justice Ministry has barred Communists from running in the upcoming local elections after the passage of new legislation. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Medvedev Upbeat About Russian Economy, Ties With Europe
    Jul24

    Medvedev Upbeat About Russian Economy, Ties With Europe

    Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said he expects Russia’s recession-hit economy to start growing again at the end of the year, while he hopes for improving economic ties with friendly countries in southeastern Europe. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russian, European Leaders Agree To Discuss Ukrainian Elections July 28
    Jul24

    Russian, European Leaders Agree To Discuss Ukrainian Elections July 28

    The leaders of France, Germany, Russia, and Ukraine agreed July 23 to accelerate the pullback of heavy weapons in east Ukraine, and talk next week about holding local elections as Ukraine decentralizes its government. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Kyiv City Council Approves Open-Air Museum of Soviet ‘Occupation’
    Jul23

    Kyiv City Council Approves Open-Air Museum of Soviet ‘Occupation’

    Kyiv risked drawing further ire from Moscow on July 23 by approving the construction of an open-air museum devoted to seven decades of Soviet “occupation” of Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

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