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    31 Years Later, Chernobyl Disaster Remembered
    Apr27

    31 Years Later, Chernobyl Disaster Remembered

    Thirty-one years ago this week, the world eyes focused on the Ukrainian city of Chornobyl, where the world’s worst nuclear accident was contaminating large swaths of what was then called the Soviet Union. …read more Source: Voice of...

    Russia to Supply Power to Rebel-held Parts of Eastern Ukraine
    Apr25

    Russia to Supply Power to Rebel-held Parts of Eastern Ukraine

    In a move that further cements Russia’s control over parts of eastern Ukraine, Russian officials announced Tuesday they will begin supplying electricity to separatist-controlled areas in eastern Ukraine after the Ukrainian government cut off the power because of millions in unpaid bills. Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov described the...

    American OSCE Monitor Killed in Ukraine Identified as Joseph Stone
    Apr24

    American OSCE Monitor Killed in Ukraine Identified as Joseph Stone

    The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) has identified a U.S. monitor killed in a mine blast in eastern Ukraine as Joseph Stone. Stone, an American paramedic, was traveling in a car that hit a mine Sunday near rebel-held Luhansk. Two other monitors were injured in the incident. The injured monitors, a female from Germany...

    American OSCE Monitor Killed in Ukraine Identified as Joseph Stone
    Apr24

    American OSCE Monitor Killed in Ukraine Identified as Joseph Stone

    The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) has identified a U.S. monitor killed in a mine blast in eastern Ukraine as Joseph Stone. Stone, an American paramedic, was traveling in a car that hit a mine Sunday near rebel-held Luhansk. Two other monitors were injured in the incident. The injured monitors, a female from Germany...

    Member of Security Watchdog OSCE Killed in Ukraine
    Apr23

    Member of Security Watchdog OSCE Killed in Ukraine

    One member of European security watchdog OSCE’s monitoring mission in eastern Ukraine was killed and another injured after their vehicle drove over a mine near Luhansk. An American man was killed and a German woman was injured on Sunday morning, a spokesman for Austria’s foreign ministry said. Austria holds the rotating presidency of...

    Russian Hacker Sentenced to 27 Years in Credit Card Scheme
    Apr22

    Russian Hacker Sentenced to 27 Years in Credit Card Scheme

    The son of a Russian lawmaker was sentenced Friday by a U.S. federal court to 27 years in prison after being convicted of a cyber assault on thousands of U.S. businesses, marking the longest hacking-related sentence in the United States. Roman Seleznev, 32, was found guilty last year by a jury in Seattle of perpetrating a scheme that prosecutors...

    US Will Not Issue Drilling Waivers to Russia Sanctions
    Apr21

    US Will Not Issue Drilling Waivers to Russia Sanctions

    The United States will not make an exception for American companies, including oil major Exxon Mobil Corp, seeking to drill in areas prohibited by U.S. sanctions on Russia, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Friday. “In consultation with President Donald J. Trump, the Treasury Department will not be issuing waivers to U.S. companies,...

    Ukraine Urges West to Back Its Reform Work
    Apr21

    Ukraine Urges West to Back Its Reform Work

    Ukraine has urged the West to back its efforts at reform despite accusations that the government has failed to tackle corruption three years after the revolution that toppled the regime of President Viktor Yanukovich. Campaigners say billions of dollars were embezzled from Ukrainian state coffers, much of it held in secret offshore accounts. As...

    Ukraine Urges West’s Support of Reform as It Seeks Stolen Billions
    Apr20

    Ukraine Urges West’s Support of Reform as It Seeks Stolen Billions

    Ukraine is urging the West to back its efforts at reform, despite accusations the government has failed to tackle corruption three years on from the revolution that toppled the regime of president Viktor Yanukovych. Visiting with British Prime Minister Theresa May in London Wednesday, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko implored the West to back...

    Russian Dissidents Open Office in Ukraine’s Capital
    Apr20

    Russian Dissidents Open Office in Ukraine’s Capital

    Organizers from the Free Russia Foundation, a U.S.-based NGO founded by Russian dissidents, have opened what they call “an Embassy of the Civil Society of Russia in Ukraine,” in Kyiv’s trendy Podil district. Housed in a red brick building with a small blue sign that reads “Free Russia House,” its founders plan to transform the now-bare...

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