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    Azov Regiment Stands Off With Rebels In Seaside Ghost Town
    Jul02

    Azov Regiment Stands Off With Rebels In Seaside Ghost Town

    A former holiday resort on the Sea of Azov, the town of Shyrokyne now stands largely abandoned, patrolled by fighters on both sides of Ukraine’s conflict. Members of the Azov Regiment, a former volunteer militia now included in the National Guard, are holed up in burned-out buildings near the coast as they trade fire with pro-Russian...

    Ukraine To Start Debt Restructuring Talks Next Week
    Jul02

    Ukraine To Start Debt Restructuring Talks Next Week

    Ukraine and its creditors agreed July 1 to start negotiations next week on restructuring the country’s debt, after weeks of arguing in public. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    One Soldier Killed, 10 Hurt In Eastern Ukraine
    Jul01

    One Soldier Killed, 10 Hurt In Eastern Ukraine

    The Ukrainian military says one of its servicemen has been killed and 10 others wounded in fighting in the country’s east. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Poroshenko Unveils Constitutional Changes
    Jul01

    Poroshenko Unveils Constitutional Changes

    President Petro Poroshenko has proposed constitutional changes designed to give broader powers to Ukraine’s regions. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine Suspends Russian Gas Purchases
    Jun30

    Ukraine Suspends Russian Gas Purchases

    Ukraine’s state-run energy firm Naftogaz says it will stop buying gas from Russia from July 1 until new supply conditions are agreed. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Czech PM: ‘Important’ To Keep Sanctions On Russia
    Jun30

    Czech PM: ‘Important’ To Keep Sanctions On Russia

    Czech Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka says it is essential that international sanctions against Russia continue until all sides in the Ukraine conflict meet the terms of a cease-fire deal agreed to in February. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Daily Vertical: The Aces Up Putin’s Sleeve
    Jun30

    The Daily Vertical: The Aces Up Putin’s Sleeve

    The Daily Vertical is a video primer for Russia-watchers that appears Monday through Friday. Viewers can suggest topics via Twitter @PowerVertical or on the Power Vertical Facebook page. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Firefighters Battle Forest Fire Near The Chernobyl Plant
    Jun30

    Firefighters Battle Forest Fire Near The Chernobyl Plant

    Firefighters have been trying to contain a raging forest fire that started on the evening of June 29 in the exclusion zone near the destroyed Chornobyl nuclear plant in Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    U.S. Export Bank, Expiring June 30, May Be Revived In Senate Vote
    Jun30

    U.S. Export Bank, Expiring June 30, May Be Revived In Senate Vote

    The supporters of the U.S. Export-Import Bank have enough votes in the Senate to revive it and will get a chance to do so, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said June 29. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Illegal Amber Digging Lays Waste To Ukrainian Forest
    Jun29

    Illegal Amber Digging Lays Waste To Ukrainian Forest

    Industrial-scale mining is causing devastation to swathes of forest in western Ukraine. The country’s interior ministry says the business is controlled by criminal gangs that make up to $500 million a year. Despite the fact that the activity is illegal, the gangs carry out their work quite openly. The police say they don’t have the...

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