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    Russia Bars Imprisoned Crimean Tatar From Seeing Dying Mother
    Jun15

    Russia Bars Imprisoned Crimean Tatar From Seeing Dying Mother

    Supporters of Akhtem Chiygoz, the head of the Crimean Tatar Mejlis who has been held by Russian authorities since January 2015, say a Russian court in the annexed Ukrainian region of Crimea has rejected a request that Chiygoz be allowed to see his mother, who is reportedly dying of cancer. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine Bars Top Russian Boxer From Championship Match Over Crimea Visit
    Jun15

    Ukraine Bars Top Russian Boxer From Championship Match Over Crimea Visit

    Ukraine has banned top Russian boxer Georgy Kushitashvili from entering the country for the European Boxing Championships because he had visited Crimea, Ukrainian and Russian officials said on June 14. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    U.S. Senate Votes Overwhelmingly To Advance New Russia Sanctions
    Jun14

    U.S. Senate Votes Overwhelmingly To Advance New Russia Sanctions

    The U.S. Senate has voted overwhelmingly to cement existing economic sanctions imposed on Russia for its actions in Ukraine, and impose new ones in response to Moscow’s alleged meddling in last year’s election campaign. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Crimean Journalist Hopes To Steer Trial Away From ‘Politics’
    Jun14

    Crimean Journalist Hopes To Steer Trial Away From ‘Politics’

    Crimean journalist Mykola Semena has told RFE/RL that he welcomes the chance to make a straightforward, law-based case for his innocence at a trial he said has so far been dominated by politically charged statements by Russian prosecutors. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Sources: Ukraine’s Poroshenko To Meet Trump In Washington
    Jun14

    Sources: Ukraine’s Poroshenko To Meet Trump In Washington

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko is to meet with U.S. President Donald Trump in Washington sometime before next month’s G20 summit in Hamburg, Germany, three Ukrainian officials in Kyiv and Washington told RFE/RL on June 14. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Belarusian Killed On Kyiv’s Maidan Honored As Hero Of Ukraine
    Jun14

    Belarusian Killed On Kyiv’s Maidan Honored As Hero Of Ukraine

    A Belarusian man who was one of the first protesters killed during the Euromaidan protests in Kyiv in 2014 has been posthumously awarded a Hero of Ukraine medal. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine’s Cheerful Chimney Sweeper
    Jun13

    Ukraine’s Cheerful Chimney Sweeper

    It can be a dirty job, but a 68-year-old chimney sweeper in western Ukraine has become a local hero with a statue celebrating his work and cheerful character. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Morning Vertical, June 13, 2017
    Jun13

    The Morning Vertical, June 13, 2017

    Your daily roundup. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    UN Says Ukraine Conflict Escalating Amid Cease Fire-Violations
    Jun13

    UN Says Ukraine Conflict Escalating Amid Cease Fire-Violations

    A United Nations report says hostilities have been escalating in eastern Ukraine in recent months because parties to the armed conflict there have “repeatedly failed to implement cease-fire agreements.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine’s Embassy In Kazakhstan Irked By Maps Showing Crimea As Russia
    Jun13

    Ukraine’s Embassy In Kazakhstan Irked By Maps Showing Crimea As Russia

    Ukraine’s Kazakh Embassy has lodged a protest over maps near an international energy exposition in Astana that show Ukraine’s occupied Crimean Peninsula as part of Russia. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

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