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    Nigerian Pirates Release Seven Russians, One Ukrainian Sailor
    Mar05

    Nigerian Pirates Release Seven Russians, One Ukrainian Sailor

    Nigerian pirates have released seven Russian sailors and one Ukrainian sailor after they were kidnapped early last month on the cargo ship the BBC Caribbean, Russian news agencies reported on March 5. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    IMF Approves $1 Billion Loan Tranche For Ukraine
    Mar04

    IMF Approves $1 Billion Loan Tranche For Ukraine

    The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has reached an agreement with the government of Ukraine, paving the way for an additional tranche of its loan program to be paid later this month. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    U.S. Says Russia’s Activities In Ukraine Impair Human Rights At Home
    Mar03

    U.S. Says Russia’s Activities In Ukraine Impair Human Rights At Home

    A new U.S. State Department report says human rights in Russia continue to be “significantly and negatively” affected by Moscow’s “purported annexation” of Ukraine’s Crimea Peninsula and its support for separatist fighters in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Mystery Surrounds Blockade Forcing Kyiv’s Hand
    Mar03

    Mystery Surrounds Blockade Forcing Kyiv’s Hand

    Tensions continue to rise in eastern Ukraine as frequently armed activists ratchet up their makeshift blockade to divide Russia-backed-separatist-controlled territory from the rest of the country nearly three years after the onset of violence. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    NATO, Russia Hold First Top-Level Military Talks In Three Years
    Mar03

    NATO, Russia Hold First Top-Level Military Talks In Three Years

    Senior military officials from Russia and NATO have held their first direct talks since the Western alliance cut military contacts with Russia three years ago over the Kremlin’s interference in Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine Tax Chief Falls Ill As He Faces Corruption Charges
    Mar03

    Ukraine Tax Chief Falls Ill As He Faces Corruption Charges

    The head of Ukraine’s national tax authority fell ill just as he was about to be charged with corruption. Thirty-eight-year-old Roman Nasirov was carried out on a stretcher and put into an ambulance late on March 2. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine’s Tax Chief Targeted In Corruption Probe
    Mar03

    Ukraine’s Tax Chief Targeted In Corruption Probe

    Ukraine’s tax and customs service chief has been suspended from his post amid a graft investigation that marks a rare attempt to prosecute a senior official on suspicion of corruption. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    EU Ambassadors Agree To Prolong Sanctions On Yanukovych, Associates
    Mar02

    EU Ambassadors Agree To Prolong Sanctions On Yanukovych, Associates

    European Union ambassadors have decided to prolong asset freezes imposed by Brussels against Ukraine’s former President Viktor Yanukovych and 14 of his associates. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Coal-Mine Collapse In Western Ukraine Kills At Least Eight
    Mar02

    Coal-Mine Collapse In Western Ukraine Kills At Least Eight

    Authorities say an explosion and collapse at a coal mine in western Ukraine has killed at least eight workers. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Jailed Brazilian Fighter Describes Ukraine’s ‘Barbaric’ Conflict
    Mar02

    Jailed Brazilian Fighter Describes Ukraine’s ‘Barbaric’ Conflict

    A Brazilian who fought with Russia-backed separatists in Ukraine is trying to overturn his conviction. Rafael Lusvarghi was sentenced to 13 years in prison and is believed to be the first non-Russian convicted for crimes related to the war in Ukraine. In an exclusive interview with RFE/RL, he explained why he joined the separatists and how he...

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