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    Ukraine FM: Russia Does Not Live in a Vacuum, Sanctions Are Effective
    Dec17

    Ukraine FM: Russia Does Not Live in a Vacuum, Sanctions Are Effective

    Ukraine’s foreign minister applauded decisions announced this week by Canada and the European Union (EU) as important in demonstrating the international community’s solidarity with Ukraine and sending a clear message to Russia. “Look, Russia does not live in a vacuum, sanctions are effective,” Pavlo Klimkin said Friday in an interview...

    After London Setback, May Wins Brexit Cheers in Brussels
    Dec15

    After London Setback, May Wins Brexit Cheers in Brussels

    Making no secret of her desire to move on with Brexit talks, British Prime Minister Theresa May won applause from EU leaders Thursday for efforts so far in agreeing to an outline of divorce terms. A day after she suffered a defeat in parliament in London over her blueprint for quitting the European Union, May told her peers over dinner in...

    Putin’s Annual News Conference Could Address Syria, Russian Elections, Ukraine
    Dec14

    Putin’s Annual News Conference Could Address Syria, Russian Elections, Ukraine

    A spokesman for the Kremlin told Russian state-owned media Wednesday that President Vladimir Putin had prepared “from dawn till dusk” for his annual news conference scheduled for Thursday. Putin’s appearance is usually broadcast live on three Russian television channels and three radio networks. Topics range from international...

    Putin’s Annual News Conference Could Address Syria, Russian Elections, Ukraine
    Dec14

    Putin’s Annual News Conference Could Address Syria, Russian Elections, Ukraine

    A spokesman for the Kremlin told Russian state-owned media Wednesday that President Vladimir Putin had prepared “from dawn till dusk” for his annual news conference scheduled for Thursday. Putin’s appearance is usually broadcast live on three Russian television channels and three radio networks. Topics range from international...

    Ukraine MP Calls to Expedite Anti-corruption Court Legislation
    Dec14

    Ukraine MP Calls to Expedite Anti-corruption Court Legislation

    Pressure to expedite creation of special court comes amid concerns that Kyiv is backsliding on promised reforms …read more Source: Voice of...

    War-scarred Neighborhoods Dot Ukraine’s Rebel-held Donetsk
    Dec13

    War-scarred Neighborhoods Dot Ukraine’s Rebel-held Donetsk

    Ruined houses, shell craters and deserted streets — this is a typical scene in the Oktyabrsky district of Donetsk, the largest city of Ukraine’s pro-Russian rebel region that bears the same name. The self-styled Donetsk and next-door Luhansk “people’s republics” broke away from central rule in 2014 after months of violent...

    War-scarred Neighborhoods Dot Ukraine’s Rebel-held Donetsk
    Dec13

    War-scarred Neighborhoods Dot Ukraine’s Rebel-held Donetsk

    Ruined houses, shell craters and deserted streets — this is a typical scene in the Oktyabrsky district of Donetsk, the largest city of Ukraine’s pro-Russian rebel region that bears the same name. The self-styled Donetsk and next-door Luhansk “people’s republics” broke away from central rule in 2014 after months of violent...

    Russian General Named in Bellingcat MH17 Report Plans to Sue
    Dec10

    Russian General Named in Bellingcat MH17 Report Plans to Sue

    A senior Russian general who was accused in a recent investigation of being a coordinator of separatist forces in eastern Ukraine and of possibly playing a role in the downing of a civilian airliner in July 2014 has said he plans to sue the authors of the report for defamation. Retired General Nikolai Tkachyov told Novaya Gazeta on Saturday that...

    Ukrainian Author of Manafort Op-ed Says He Sought Input to Avoid Errors
    Dec10

    Ukrainian Author of Manafort Op-ed Says He Sought Input to Avoid Errors

    The author of an article that U.S. special counsel Robert Mueller believes former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort ghost-wrote in violation of a gag order said Saturday that he had sought input on the op-ed before publishing to avoid errors. On Friday, Mueller unveiled evidence against Manafort to try to convince a judge that he wrote the...

    Saakashvili Declares Hunger Strike Following Arrest in Kyiv
    Dec10

    Saakashvili Declares Hunger Strike Following Arrest in Kyiv

    Ukrainian opposition politician and former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili has declared a hunger strike, his lawyer told journalists on Saturday. Attorney Ruslan Chornolutskiy released a letter from Saakashvili calling on supporters to protest in Kyiv on Sunday and to call for the impeachment of President Petro Poroshenko. Also Saturday, a...

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