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      Russia cancels US meeting over sanctions: US official (AFP)
      Jun21

      Russia cancels US meeting over sanctions: US official (AFP)

      Washington (AFP) – Russia has canceled a meeting with senior US diplomats in the wake of Washington’s decision to reinforce sanctions imposed over its occupation of Crimea, US officials said Wednesday. …read more Source: The West...

      Ukraine’s Poroshenko scores Trump White House meeting (AFP)
      Jun21

      Ukraine’s Poroshenko scores Trump White House meeting (AFP)

      Washington (AFP) – US President Donald Trump greeted his Ukrainian counterpart Petro Poroshenko in the White House on Tuesday, a meeting that came as Washington rolled out more sanctions against pro-Russian rebels, in a diplomatic coup for Kiev. …read more Source: The West...

      Lavrov denounces Washington’s ‘Russophobe obsession’ (AFP)
      Jun20

      Lavrov denounces Washington’s ‘Russophobe obsession’ (AFP)

      Moscow (AFP) – Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Tuesday denounced Washington’s “Russophobe obsession” after the United States beefed up its trade sanctions against Moscow for its role in the Ukraine crisis. …read more Source: The West...

      Ukraine’s Poroshenko scores Trump White House meeting (AFP)
      Jun20

      Ukraine’s Poroshenko scores Trump White House meeting (AFP)

      Washington (AFP) – US President Donald Trump greeted his Ukrainian counterpart Petro Poroshenko in the White House on Tuesday as Washington rolled out more sanctions against pro-Russian rebels, in a diplomatic coup for Kiev. …read more Source: The West...

      US beefs up Russia sanctions over Ukraine conflict (AFP)
      Jun20

      US beefs up Russia sanctions over Ukraine conflict (AFP)

      Washington (AFP) – The United States on Tuesday imposed a fresh round of trade sanctions on Russia and Ukrainian separatists, toughening the stance just as President Donald Trump was hosting his Ukrainian counterpart Petro Poroshenko. …read more Source: The West...

      EU rolls over Crimea sanctions for another year (AFP)
      Jun19

      EU rolls over Crimea sanctions for another year (AFP)

      Luxembourg (AFP) – The European Union on Monday rolled over for another year sanctions imposed to protest Russia’s 2014 annexation of Crimea from Ukraine, which the bloc deems illegal. …read more Source: The West...

      Thousands attend Kiev gay pride march opposed by ultra-nationalists (AFP)
      Jun18

      Thousands attend Kiev gay pride march opposed by ultra-nationalists (AFP)

      Kiev (AFP) – More than two thousand people took part in Kiev’s gay pride event on Sunday amid a heavy police presence as nationalist protesters tried to halt the event and burned a rainbow flag. …read more Source: The West...

      Ukrainian reporter feared captured by rebels in separatist east (AFP)
      Jun17

      Ukrainian reporter feared captured by rebels in separatist east (AFP)

      Kiev (AFP) – A senior Human Rights Watch activist on Saturday said she fears pro-Moscow rebels have captured a Ukrainian reporter and blogger missing for two weeks in the country’s eastern war zone. …read more Source: The West...

      Ukrainian civilian death toll on the rise in rebel east: UN (AFP)
      Jun13

      Ukrainian civilian death toll on the rise in rebel east: UN (AFP)

      Kiev (AFP) – Civilian casualties this spring from the conflict in eastern Ukraine have risen by nearly 50 percent over the winter months, a UN report published Tuesday said. …read more Source: The West...

      Ukraine says seven soldiers killed in clashes in rebel east (AFP)
      Jun12

      Ukraine says seven soldiers killed in clashes in rebel east (AFP)

      Kiev (AFP) – Seven Ukrainian soldiers have been killed in just three days in renewed fighting with pro-Russian rebels in the east of the country, the military said Monday. …read more Source: The West...