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      Eurovision shines spotlight on LGBT struggle in Ukraine (AFP)
      May11

      Eurovision shines spotlight on LGBT struggle in Ukraine (AFP)

      Kiev (AFP) – Ahead of the Eurovision Song Contest final in Kiev, an extravaganza embraced by the LGBT community, Ukraine’s “Celebrate Diversity” motto sounds more like wishful thinking than a fact of life. …read more Source: The West...

      Ukraine rebels roll out banned tanks on WWII Victory Day (AFP)
      May09

      Ukraine rebels roll out banned tanks on WWII Victory Day (AFP)

      Donetsk (Ukraine) (AFP) – More than 10,000 people waving Russian flags and carrying portraits of Stalin watched tanks roll through Ukraine’s de facto rebel capital Donetsk on Tuesday in celebration of the Soviet Union’s victory over Nazi Germany. …read more Source: The West...

      Tillerson, Lavrov to meet this week in Washington (AFP)
      May08

      Tillerson, Lavrov to meet this week in Washington (AFP)

      Washington (AFP) – US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will meet in Washington on Wednesday with his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov to discuss issues including the conflict in Ukraine and how to end the war in Syria, the State Department said. …read more Source: The West...

      Armed man ‘sexually harassed’ female monitor in rebel Ukraine: OSCE (AFP)
      May07

      Armed man ‘sexually harassed’ female monitor in rebel Ukraine: OSCE (AFP)

      Kiev (AFP) – A female member of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe mission monitoring the conflict in eastern Ukraine was “sexually harassed” by an armed man in rebel territory, the group confirmed Sunday. …read more Source: The West...

      Ukraine lets Yanukovych testify by video in treason trial (AFP)
      May04

      Ukraine lets Yanukovych testify by video in treason trial (AFP)

      Kiev (AFP) – A Kiev court on Thursday adjourned the treason trial of deposed president Viktor Yanukovych in order to let him testify by video link from his hideout in Russia. …read more Source: The West...

      Five killed in Ukraine’s deadliest 24 hours since Easter truce (AFP)
      May03

      Five killed in Ukraine’s deadliest 24 hours since Easter truce (AFP)

      Kiev (AFP) – Four Ukrainian soldiers and a civilian were killed in the deadliest 24-hour period in Ukraine’s eastern separatist war zone since the start of an Easter truce, officials said Wednesday. …read more Source: The West...

      New lease of life for Ukraine’s war-torn mountain observatory (AFP)
      May02

      New lease of life for Ukraine’s war-torn mountain observatory (AFP)

      Chornogora mountain rescue post (Ukraine) (AFP) – Perched spectacularly 2,000 metres up on a snowcapped peak in Ukraine’s Carpathian Mountains, the Bilyi Slon observatory has stood empty and battered by the elements for some seven decades. …read more Source: The West...

      Ukraine clings to nuclear power despite Chernobyl trauma (AFP)
      Apr30

      Ukraine clings to nuclear power despite Chernobyl trauma (AFP)

      Kiev (AFP) – Ukraine is still suffering from the trauma of the world’s worst civil nuclear accident at Chernobyl but has nonetheless turned the hazardous fuel into the backbone of its energy portfolio. …read more Source: The West...

      OSCE limits Ukraine patrols after American’s death (AFP)
      Apr28

      OSCE limits Ukraine patrols after American’s death (AFP)

      Kiev (AFP) – The OSCE said Friday it was limiting its patrols of Ukraine’s eastern war zone after the death of a US paramedic in an apparent mine blast last weekend. …read more Source: The West...

      Ukraine, Belarus leaders visit Chernobyl to mark anniversary (AFP)
      Apr26

      Ukraine, Belarus leaders visit Chernobyl to mark anniversary (AFP)

      Kiev (AFP) – The presidents of Ukraine and Belarus toured Wednesday the site of the Chernobyl plant to mark 31 years since the world’s worst civil nuclear accident spewed radiation across Europe. …read more Source: The West...