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      Ukraine makes two high-profile detentions in corruption case
      Apr21

      Ukraine makes two high-profile detentions in corruption case

      Ukrainian authorities detained a former lawmaker and the deputy chief of state energy firm Naftogaz in a case related to the embezzlement of US$17.3 million through selling uranium concentrate at inflated prices, prosecutors and the anti-corruption bureau said on Friday. …read more Source: Channel...

      UN court orders Russia to halt discrimination of Crimean Tartar minority
      Apr19

      UN court orders Russia to halt discrimination of Crimean Tartar minority

      The highest United Nations court on Wednesday ordered Russia to halt discrimination of ethnic Crimean Tartars, handing down an interim ruling in a dispute in which Ukraine is seeking to stop what is says is Moscow’s support for separatists. …read more Source: Channel...

      Ukraine’s Poroshenko says sanctions on Russia must stay
      Apr19

      Ukraine’s Poroshenko says sanctions on Russia must stay

      Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko on Wednesday called for Western sanctions on Russia to be maintained in order to keep the Kremlin in line and to ensure the success of Ukraine’s own economic reform programme. …read more Source: Channel...

      Second lease of life for abused circus bears in Ukraine
      Apr18

      Second lease of life for abused circus bears in Ukraine

      Dental treatment by the best vets, open-air accommodation and fresh fish instead of dubious leftovers and abuse — life has changed markedly for brown bears rescued from Ukrainian circuses and restaurants. …read more Source: Channel...

      EU’s Mogherini to make first to visit to Russia
      Apr12

      EU’s Mogherini to make first to visit to Russia

      EU foreign affairs chief Federica Mogherini will make her first official visit to Russia this month, with relations strained to breaking point by the Ukraine conflict and the war in Syria. …read more Source: Channel...

      After praise and death threats, Ukraine’s central bank governor quits
      Apr10

      After praise and death threats, Ukraine’s central bank governor quits

      Ukraine’s central bank governor, Valeria Gontareva, resigned on Monday, depriving the country of a tough reformer capable of taking on vested interests at a time when the economy is just recovering from a steep recession. …read more Source: Channel...

      Trump, Merkel discuss Ukraine, Afghanistan by phone – White House
      Apr06

      Trump, Merkel discuss Ukraine, Afghanistan by phone – White House

      U.S. President Donald Trump and German Chancellor Angela Merkel discussed several issues including the conflict in eastern Ukraine and the situation in Afghanistan during a telephone conversation on Wednesday, the White House said. …read more Source: Channel...

      Russia says Lavrov-Tillerson meeting to discuss Syria, global security
      Apr05

      Russia says Lavrov-Tillerson meeting to discuss Syria, global security

      Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov and U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will discuss global security, including the Syria, North Korea and Ukraine situations, during the latter’s visit to Moscow, the ministry said on Wednesday. …read more Source: Channel...

      IMF approves US$1 billion aid tranche for Ukraine – Ukraine president
      Apr03

      IMF approves US$1 billion aid tranche for Ukraine – Ukraine president

      The International Monetary Fund on Monday approved the payment of US$1 billion of new aid to Ukraine, its President Petro Poroshenko said on his official Facebook page. …read more Source: Channel...

      US top diplomat demands NATO allies pay up
      Mar31

      US top diplomat demands NATO allies pay up

      US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson pressed NATO allies on Friday (Mar 31) to ramp up military spending and denounced Russia’s “aggression” in Ukraine, toughening the Trump administration’s tone toward Moscow. …read more Source: Channel...