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    Ukraine’s Embroidered Shirt ‘Mega March’
    May25

    Ukraine’s Embroidered Shirt ‘Mega March’

    Basking in warm spring sunshine, thousands of people joined the 15th annual ”Mega March” of the vyshyvanka, or traditional embroidered shirt, in Kyiv on May 24. Amid a relaxed, holiday atmosphere, the march was followed by a free benefit concert raising funds for a hospital burns unit. A speaker at the event said the vyshyvanka was a...

    Shelling Forces Production Halt At Eastern Ukrainian Coke Plant
    May24

    Shelling Forces Production Halt At Eastern Ukrainian Coke Plant

    Heavy shelling in eastern Ukraine has halted production at a coke plant operated by Ukraine’s largest steel company. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Top Separatist Commander Killed In Eastern Ukraine
    May24

    Top Separatist Commander Killed In Eastern Ukraine

    Reports say Aleksei Mozgovoi, a leading pro-Russian separatist commander in eastern Ukraine, has been killed along with at least six other rebels in an attack by an unknown group. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    One Ukrainian Serviceman Killed, Five Wounded In Separatist East
    May23

    One Ukrainian Serviceman Killed, Five Wounded In Separatist East

    A Ukrainian military spokesman says one Ukrainian serviceman has been killed and five wounded in clashes between government forces and Russian-backed separatists over the past 24 hours. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia To Adopt ‘Tough’ Position If Ukraine Defaults
    May23

    Russia To Adopt ‘Tough’ Position If Ukraine Defaults

    Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev says Russia would adopt he calls a tough position if Ukraine decides not to repay debts owed by its previous government. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia: EU Summit Missed Chance To Narrow Split
    May22

    Russia: EU Summit Missed Chance To Narrow Split

    Russia says the two-day EU Eastern Partnership summit in Riga has lost “another opportunity to make a step toward bridging a widening gap on the continent.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Depardieu At Cannes: ‘I Like Putin Very Much’
    May22

    Depardieu At Cannes: ‘I Like Putin Very Much’

    Gerard Depardieu, the famous French-actor-turned-Russian-citizen, reiterated at the Cannes Film Festival that he likes President Vladimir Putin “very much.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    News Analysis: EU Eastern Partnership Summit Exposes Fault Line Between Members
    May22

    News Analysis: EU Eastern Partnership Summit Exposes Fault Line Between Members

    The EU Eastern Partnership summit in Riga has revealed a new split in Europe that divides the European Union’s six “eastern partners” themselves. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Finland Instructs Nearly 1 Million Reservists, Amid Tension With Russia
    May22

    Finland Instructs Nearly 1 Million Reservists, Amid Tension With Russia

    The Finish military has sent letters to 900,000 reservists to collect their contact details and remind them of their duties “in the event of war.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Anti-Maidan Activist Booed By Moscow Students
    May22

    Anti-Maidan Activist Booed By Moscow Students

    Students at a prestigious Moscow university angrily disrupted a lecture by Nikolai Starikov, the leader of a pro-Kremlin group that has backed separatist militants in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

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