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      Ukrainians cheer on first day of visa-free EU travel (AFP)
      Jun11

      Ukrainians cheer on first day of visa-free EU travel (AFP)

      Kiev (AFP) – Ukrainians were on Sunday celebrating the first day of visa-free access to the European Union, with hundreds crossing the border as President Petro Poroshenko proclaimed a dramatic “breakaway” from Moscow. …read more Source: The West...

      Ukraine MPs back NATO application push (AFP)
      Jun08

      Ukraine MPs back NATO application push (AFP)

      Kiev (AFP) – Ukraine’s parliament on Thursday voted to back attempts by the crisis-torn ex-Soviet nation to seek NATO membership, a move set to heighten tensions with Russia. …read more Source: The West...

      Accord reached for MH17 relatives to watch victims’ final hours (AFP)
      Jun08

      Accord reached for MH17 relatives to watch victims’ final hours (AFP)

      The Hague (AFP) – Relatives of those killed when flight MH17 was downed over Ukraine in mid-2014 were given the green light Thursday to view final images of victims as they boarded the ill-fated flight. …read more Source: The West...

      Ukrainians bid last farewell to Greek Catholic leader (AFP)
      Jun05

      Ukrainians bid last farewell to Greek Catholic leader (AFP)

      Kiev (AFP) – Thousands of Ukrainians gathered in Kiev on Monday to bid a final farewell to the former leader of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church, Lubomyr Husar. …read more Source: The West...

      Ukrainian library boss in Moscow found guilty of ‘extremism’ (AFP)
      Jun05

      Ukrainian library boss in Moscow found guilty of ‘extremism’ (AFP)

      Moscow (AFP) – A Russian court on Monday found the former head of a Ukrainian library in Moscow guilty of “extremism” in a high-profile case critics labelled a political witchhunt. …read more Source: The West...

      Dutch senators approve compromise on EU-Ukraine pact (AFP)
      May30

      Dutch senators approve compromise on EU-Ukraine pact (AFP)

      The Hague (AFP) – Dutch senators backed a hard-won compromise deal Tuesday to ratify an amended EU-Ukraine pact, secured from Brussels by premier Mark Rutte after Dutch voters rejected the initial version in an April 2016 referendum. …read more Source: The West...

      Ukraine raids Russian internet giant Yandex over treason (AFP)
      May29

      Ukraine raids Russian internet giant Yandex over treason (AFP)

      Kiev (AFP) – Ukraine’s security service on Monday searched offices of Russian internet giant Yandex as part of a treason probe after Kiev banned its popular search engine earlier this month. …read more Source: The West...

      Putin, Macron to air tough issues at Versailles meet (AFP)
      May27

      Putin, Macron to air tough issues at Versailles meet (AFP)

      Paris (AFP) – France’s new President Emmanuel Macron will hold delicate talks with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on Monday with the two countries harbouring longstanding differences over Ukraine and Syria. …read more Source: The West...

      Moldova’s ‘frozen conflict’ has lessons for east Ukraine (AFP)
      May27

      Moldova’s ‘frozen conflict’ has lessons for east Ukraine (AFP)

      Tiraspol (Moldova) (AFP) – The country Nikolai Klimkin serves does not officially exist and has remained trapped in a limbo of impoverished stagnation for decades. …read more Source: The West...

      Angry Ukrainians say they’ve seen Koons’s ‘Ballerina’ before (AFP)
      May26

      Angry Ukrainians say they’ve seen Koons’s ‘Ballerina’ before (AFP)

      Kiev (AFP) – Ukrainians took to the internet Thursday to lambaste star US artist Jeff Koons over his latest New York installation, a huge sculpture that appears remarkably similar to a work by a Ukrainian artist who died in 1993. …read more Source: The West...