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    Ukraine PM: Russia Should Be Held Responsible for MH17
    Oct18

    Ukraine PM: Russia Should Be Held Responsible for MH17

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said the Russian government should be held accountable for the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH-17 last year over eastern Ukraine. In an interview on CNN’s Fareed Zakaria GPS, Poroshenko said the nation or person responsible for shooting down the Malaysian airline should be brought to justice. A...

    FBI Probing Dow Jones Hacking by Russians
    Oct17

    FBI Probing Dow Jones Hacking by Russians

    U.S. authorities are reported to be investigating whether Russian hackers have infiltrated the Dow Jones financial news company to steal market-moving information prior to publication. The breach was “far more serious than a lower-grade intrusion” a year ago, Bloomberg News reports, citing sources. There has been no reaction from the...

    Russian Pollster: Kremlin Nurtures Rising Anti-Americanism
    Oct16

    Russian Pollster: Kremlin Nurtures Rising Anti-Americanism

    Russians continue to characterize their country’s relations with the United States negatively. The latest survey by Russia’s biggest remaining independent polling organization, the Levada Center, found that a majority of the population believes U.S.-Russia relations are either “tense” (45%) or “hostile” (29%)....

    Egypt, Ukraine Among 5 Elected to UN Security Council
    Oct16

    Egypt, Ukraine Among 5 Elected to UN Security Council

    U.N. member states elected five countries to two-year terms on the Security Council Thursday. Japan, Egypt, Ukraine, Senegal and Uruguay will join the U.N.’s most powerful organ on January 1, 2016. The vote in the U.N. General Assembly garnered little excitement, as regional groups had already decided among themselves which countries to put...

    Russia Is Lone Holdout From Ukraine Debt-swap Deal
    Oct15

    Russia Is Lone Holdout From Ukraine Debt-swap Deal

    Ukraine said on Thursday it was prepared to battle Russia in court after the Kremlin refused to join a critical debt swap deal for the beleaguered country that has been accepted by the majority of its other creditors. The debt relief deal plays a key part in Ukraine’s plans to shore up its war-torn economy, which has been brought close to...

    Poll: Ukrainians Disappointed by Corruption, Incomplete Reforms
    Oct14

    Poll: Ukrainians Disappointed by Corruption, Incomplete Reforms

    Ukrainians are unhappy with their current government according to a recent poll, which found few are satisfied with the pace of legal reforms and efforts to end corruption. VOA’s Oleksandr Yanevskyy has more. …read more Source: Voice of...

    Russia Requests UN Open New MH17 Probe
    Oct14

    Russia Requests UN Open New MH17 Probe

    Russia has asked the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), a United Nations agency, to open a new investigation into the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH-17 last year over eastern Ukraine. Speaking Wednesday in Moscow, deputy head of the Russian Federal Aviation Agency, Rosaviatsiya, Oleg Storchevoy categorically disputed the...

    1 Ukraine Soldier Killed, 2 Wounded by Rebel Fire
    Oct14

    1 Ukraine Soldier Killed, 2 Wounded by Rebel Fire

    One Ukrainian soldier has been killed and two injured by rebel fire in violation of a cease-fire deal between Ukraine’s government and separatist forces in eastern Ukraine. In a televised statement Wednesday, a Ukrainian Defense Ministry spokesman, Leonid Matyukhin, announced the casualties south of Avdiivka, near the rebel stronghold of...

    Montenegro Optimistic of NATO Membership Invite
    Oct14

    Montenegro Optimistic of NATO Membership Invite

    Hosting NATO’s top brass, Montenegro said Wednesday it was optimistic of being invited to join the Western military alliance in December, over the objections of Russia. Ambassadors of NATO’s North Atlantic Council meet in Podgorica on Wednesday and Thursday in the latest signal of the alliance’s resolve to invite Montenegro to...

    Poll: Ukrainians Unhappy About Corruption, Incomplete Reforms
    Oct14

    Poll: Ukrainians Unhappy About Corruption, Incomplete Reforms

    Ukrainians are unhappy with their current government. In a recent poll conducted in Ukraine, only 7 percent of the respondents said they felt the fight against corruption was yielding any results, and only 6 percent saw successful reforms in the legal and law enforcement spheres. Forty percent of the respondents admitted having bribed someone in...

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