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      Ukraine court frees interior minister’s son in graft case (AFP)
      Nov02

      Ukraine court frees interior minister’s son in graft case (AFP)

      Kiev (AFP) – A Kiev court on Wednesday released from detention the son of the powerful interior minister in an embezzlement case seen as a test of Ukraine’s commitment to tackling corruption in the highest echelons of power. …read more Source: The West...

      Ukraine lawmaker wounded in ‘assassination attempt’ (AFP)
      Oct26

      Ukraine lawmaker wounded in ‘assassination attempt’ (AFP)

      Kiev (AFP) – A Ukrainian lawmaker was wounded and his bodyguard killed Wednesday in an apparent bombing attack that his party called an assassination attempt. …read more Source: The West...

      Ukraine lawmaker wounded in ‘assassination attempt’ (AFP)
      Oct26

      Ukraine lawmaker wounded in ‘assassination attempt’ (AFP)

      Kiev (AFP) – A Ukrainian lawmaker was wounded and his bodyguard killed Wednesday in an apparent bombing attack that his party called an assassination attempt. …read more Source: The West...

      Leading Crimean Tatar activists freed by Russia (AFP)
      Oct25

      Leading Crimean Tatar activists freed by Russia (AFP)

      Simferopol (AFP) – Two leading Tatar activists sentenced for their political activities by Russian authorities in annexed Crimea have been freed and have flown to Turkey, their family and lawyers said on Wednesday. …read more Source: The West...

      Ukraine protesters set up tent camp outside parliament (AFP)
      Oct18

      Ukraine protesters set up tent camp outside parliament (AFP)

      Kiev (AFP) – Hundreds of disgruntled Ukrainian activists gathered on Wednesday in a tent camp outside parliament to demand a more forceful fight against government graft. …read more Source: The West...

      Ukraine bans Russian banknote with Crimea image (AFP)
      Oct13

      Ukraine bans Russian banknote with Crimea image (AFP)

      Kiev (AFP) – Ukraine said on Friday it was banning a new Russian banknote showing an image of the Crimean peninsula that Moscow annexed in 2014. …read more Source: The West...

      Ex-NATO chief urges allies to boost help for Ukraine (AFP)
      Oct11

      Ex-NATO chief urges allies to boost help for Ukraine (AFP)

      Brussels (AFP) – NATO members should step up efforts to help Ukraine in its conflict, the alliance’s former chief said Wednesday, warning that a Russian proposal for a peacekeeping force was a “Trojan horse”. …read more Source: The West...

      Ukraine detains two top defence officials in graft case (AFP)
      Oct11

      Ukraine detains two top defence officials in graft case (AFP)

      Kiev (AFP) – Ukraine’s anti-corruption bureau said Wednesday it had detained a deputy defence minister and another top military official for allegedly embezzling millions in state funding through an illegal oil-purchase scheme. …read more Source: The West...

      US tightens financial sanctions on Russian banks, energy firms (AFP)
      Sep29

      US tightens financial sanctions on Russian banks, energy firms (AFP)

      Washington (AFP) – The US Treasury Friday announced tighter financial sanctions on Russian banks and energy firms because of Moscow’s continued interference in Ukraine. …read more Source: The West...

      Ukraine rekindles war on top tycoon Kolomoyskiy (AFP)
      Sep29

      Ukraine rekindles war on top tycoon Kolomoyskiy (AFP)

      Kiev (AFP) – A Kiev court has frozen four rail assets of billionaire Igor Kolomoyskiy in a long-running corruption case that led to the state’s eventual takeover of Ukraine’s largest private bank. …read more Source: The West...