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    News Analysis: Ukraine Risks ‘Feudalization’ As Conflict With Oligarchs Boils Over
    Mar25

    News Analysis: Ukraine Risks ‘Feudalization’ As Conflict With Oligarchs Boils Over

    A devastating economic crisis, an open conflict with Russia, and now a war between Kyiv and one of Ukraine’s leading oligarchs. Is Kyiv making a serious effort at breaking the oligarchs’ grip over Ukraine or is the country in for another round of self-destructive infighting that could produce political and economic disaster?...

    Ukrainian Police Detain Top Officials During Televised Meeting
    Mar25

    Ukrainian Police Detain Top Officials During Televised Meeting

    Ukrainian police detained Emergency Situations Service head Serhiy Bochkovskiy and his deputy Vasyl Stoyetskiy in the midst of a government session being broadcast live on television on March 25. Interior Minister Arsen Avakov said the two were being investigated on suspicion of corruption connected to offshore companies. (Reuters) …read...

    EU Criticizes Azerbaijan, Notes Ukraine’s Challenges In Annual Reports
    Mar25

    EU Criticizes Azerbaijan, Notes Ukraine’s Challenges In Annual Reports

    The EU sharply criticized Azerbaijan’s government, saying there was a “regression in the democratic transition process and with regard to human rights and fundamental freedoms” in the South Caucasus nation in 2014. It also said of Ukraine that reform was conducted in the “very diffcult” context of economic troubles...

    Ukraine Police Detain Top Official At Televised Government Session
    Mar25

    Ukraine Police Detain Top Official At Televised Government Session

    Ukrainian police have interrupted a government session being broadcast live on television and detained Emergency Situations Service head Serhiy Bochkovskiy and his deputy Vasyl Stoyetskiy, leading both officials away in handcuffs. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Interpol ‘Reviewing’ Rape Case Against Ukrainian Lawmaker
    Mar25

    Interpol ‘Reviewing’ Rape Case Against Ukrainian Lawmaker

    Interpol says it is looking into rape accusations against Mykola Knyazhytskiy, a Ukrainian lawmaker whose name was placed on its wanted list earlier this week. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    At Least Three Kazakh Citizens Killed In Germanwings Plane Crash
    Mar25

    At Least Three Kazakh Citizens Killed In Germanwings Plane Crash

    At least three Kazakh citizens and a prominent Kazakh-born opera singer are among the 150 people killed in the crash of a German passenger jet in the French Alps. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Powerful Ukrainian Governor Resigns
    Mar25

    Powerful Ukrainian Governor Resigns

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has signed a decree to dismiss a powerful oligarch as governor of one of the country’s regions. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    One Dead After Military Helicopter Crashes Near Kyiv
    Mar24

    One Dead After Military Helicopter Crashes Near Kyiv

    One person was reported killed and two others injured when a Ukrainian military helicopter crashed in the Kyiv region on March 24. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Leader Hopes Crimean Tatars Will Stay, Despite Pressure
    Mar24

    Leader Hopes Crimean Tatars Will Stay, Despite Pressure

    A senior leader of the Crimean Tatar community says he is urging members of the Muslim minority to remain on the Black Sea peninsula despite worsening conditions following Russia’s takeover a year ago. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine Will Mark Day Of Remembrance And Reconciliation On May 8
    Mar24

    Ukraine Will Mark Day Of Remembrance And Reconciliation On May 8

    Ukraine will mark May 8 as a Day of Remembrance and Reconciliation for those who lost their lives during World War II. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

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