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    Ukrainian Oligarch’s Offices And Russian Bank Attacked In Kyiv
    Mar15

    Ukrainian Oligarch’s Offices And Russian Bank Attacked In Kyiv

    Nationalists in Kyiv attacked the offices of Ukrainian oligarch Rinat Akhmetov and a Russian bank on March 14. The crowd was protesting against trade with areas of Ukraine controlled by Russia-backed separatists, where Akhmetov has significant business interests. On March 15 the Ukrainian government announced it was suspending all cargo traffic...

    Ukraine Clears Railroad Blockades
    Mar14

    Ukraine Clears Railroad Blockades

    The Ukrainian Security Service, or SBU, has arrested activists who were blocking rail links to areas held by Russia-backed separatists. Dozens were detained in the operation, which prompted protests in Kyiv. The blockades have disrupted coal supplies and caused severe power shortages across the country. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service)...

    Poroshenko Proposes Bill To Ban Dual Citizenship In Ukraine
    Mar14

    Poroshenko Proposes Bill To Ban Dual Citizenship In Ukraine

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has proposed a bill that would ban dual citizenship. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine May Ban Russian Entrant From Eurovision Over Crimea Visit
    Mar14

    Ukraine May Ban Russian Entrant From Eurovision Over Crimea Visit

    Ukraine, which is hosting this year’s Eurovision Song Contest, is considering banning Russia’s competitor because she has performed in Russian-annexed Crimea, according to Ukraine’s state security service SBU. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukrainian Police Arrest At Least 43 Activists Blockading Trade With East
    Mar14

    Ukrainian Police Arrest At Least 43 Activists Blockading Trade With East

    Ukrainian police have arrested several dozen activists who were blocking trade with eastern areas held by pro-Russia separatists, officials and activists said late March 13. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine May Ban Russian Entrant From Eurovision Over Crimea Visit
    Mar14

    Ukraine May Ban Russian Entrant From Eurovision Over Crimea Visit

    Ukraine, which is hosting this year’s Eurovision Song Contest, is considering banning Russia’s competitor because she has performed in Russian-annexed Crimea, according to Ukraine’s state security service SBU. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukrainian Activists Brick Up Entrance To Russian Bank
    Mar13

    Ukrainian Activists Brick Up Entrance To Russian Bank

    Ukrainian nationalists bricked up the entrance of a major Russian bank in Kyiv. The protest came after Sberbank said it would recognize passports issued by Russia-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine, something it later denied it would do in Ukraine. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Crimean Tatar Official Questioned, Warned By Russia-Imposed Officials
    Mar13

    Crimean Tatar Official Questioned, Warned By Russia-Imposed Officials

    A deputy chairman of the Crimean Tatars’ self-governing body, the Mejlis, has been summoned to the Russian-run Center for Combating Extremism in Ukraine’s Russia-occupied Crimean Peninsula. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    ‘They Die Happy’ — Scandal At Ukrainian Clinic
    Mar13

    ‘They Die Happy’ — Scandal At Ukrainian Clinic

    The chief doctor at a psychiatric clinic in Ukraine is in custody following the death of seven patients, allegedly due to inadequate heating, which caused pneumonia. She is also alleged to have embezzled funds allocated to pay the hospital’s heating bills. (Current Time TV) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukrainian Protesters Wall Off Russia’s Sberbank Headquarters In Kyiv
    Mar13

    Ukrainian Protesters Wall Off Russia’s Sberbank Headquarters In Kyiv

    The Kyiv headquarters of Russia’s state-owned Sberbank has suspended operations in the midst of protests by anti-Kremlin demonstrators who blocked the entrance and windows of the building with concrete blocks on March 13. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

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