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    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...

    Crimean Tatar Leader Faces Trial On Russia-Controlled Peninsula
    Mar02

    Crimean Tatar Leader Faces Trial On Russia-Controlled Peninsula

    A Crimean Tatar leader who has criticized Russia’s annexation of the Black Sea peninsula is expected to go on trial within weeks. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine Billionaire Vows to Fight Back After Separatists Seize Operations
    Mar02

    Ukraine Billionaire Vows to Fight Back After Separatists Seize Operations

    A company controlled by billionaire Rinat Akhmetov, Ukraine’s richest man, said on March 2 that the seizure of some of its assets by Russia-backed separatists in the eastern part of the country is “unacceptable.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Morning Vertical, March 2, 2017
    Mar02

    The Morning Vertical, March 2, 2017

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

    Ukrainian PM Says Blockade Forces Firms To Buy From Russia
    Mar01

    Ukrainian PM Says Blockade Forces Firms To Buy From Russia

    Prime Minister Volodymyr Hroysman said that the nationalist blockade of coal supplies from separatist territory in the east is having a major impact on Ukrainian companies. Speaking to RFE/RL in Kyiv on February 28, he said the blockade was forcing firms to buy coal from Russia. (Current Time TV) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine Simplifies Legal Process For Gender Transition
    Mar01

    Ukraine Simplifies Legal Process For Gender Transition

    Ukraine’s Health Ministry has taken steps to reduce the legal obstacles faced by transgender people. Since the end of December 2016, it’s no longer necessary to petition a board of mental health professionals or spend a month in a psychiatric facility in order to legally change one’s gender. (Maryna Stupak, Current Time TV)...

    Tensions Rise In Ukraine As Separatists Seize Companies Over Blockade
    Mar01

    Tensions Rise In Ukraine As Separatists Seize Companies Over Blockade

    Tensions over a blockade hampering commerce between eastern territories held by Russia-backed separatists and the rest of Ukraine have mounted after the separatists announced they would seize control of enterprises on the land and the Ukrainian interior minister said Kyiv should end the blockade by force if necessary. …read more Source:...

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