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      FEMEN leader Inna Shevchenko on her path to becoming a feminist activist
      Feb10

      FEMEN leader Inna Shevchenko on her path to becoming a feminist activist

      Born just months before Ukraine declared independence, Inna Shevchenko is now the leader of an international women’s protest movement called FEMEN, which protests against patriarchy, the sex industry, dictatorship and religion. This month she published an illustrated book on her childhood in Ukraine, entitled “My first name is...

      Ukraine PM offers resignation after recording suggests he criticised president
      Jan17

      Ukraine PM offers resignation after recording suggests he criticised president

      Ukrainian Prime Minister Oleksiy Honcharuk offered his resignation on Friday after an audio recording suggested he had criticised the president, but then appeared to indicate that he might keep his job. …read more Source:: France...

      Prisoner swap deal seen as ‘real attack on credibility of Ukraine justice system’
      Dec30

      Prisoner swap deal seen as ‘real attack on credibility of Ukraine justice system’

      The deal that led to an exchange of prisoners on Sunday between Ukraine and Russia-backed separatists in the country’s war-torn east – swapping detained fighters for civilians and soldiers – has spurred public outrage in some quarters. …read more Source:: France...

      Prisoner swap deal seen as ‘real attack on credibility of Ukraine justice system’
      Dec30

      Prisoner swap deal seen as ‘real attack on credibility of Ukraine justice system’

      The deal that led to an exchange of prisoners on Sunday between Ukraine and Russia-backed separatists in the country’s war-torn east — swapping detained fighters for civilians and soldiers — has spurred public outrage in some quarters. Among those handed over to the separatists as part of the swap, Kiev included five riot...

      Ukraine begins prisoner swap with pro-Russian separatists
      Dec29

      Ukraine begins prisoner swap with pro-Russian separatists

      Ukrainian government forces and pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine have started an all-for-all prisoner swap, after which all remaining prisoners of the five-year conflict should return home, the office of Ukraine’s president said on Sunday. …read more Source:: France...

      Putin opens railway bridge connecting Crimea to Russia
      Dec23

      Putin opens railway bridge connecting Crimea to Russia

      President Vladimir Putin on Monday stood in the driver’s cabin of a train for the official opening of a railway bridge that links annexed Crimea to southern Russia, with the launch drawing sharp criticism from Ukraine and the EU. …read more Source:: France...

      EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell: ‘The UK will be considered as a third country’
      Dec16

      EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell: ‘The UK will be considered as a third country’

      Our guest is Josep Borrell, the EU’s High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, who took office with the new European Commission earlier in December. We ask him about EU foreign policy challenges: the future relationship between the EU and the UK after Brexit, the role of Europe in the Iranian nuclear standoff, plus the...

      EU leaders extend Russia sanctions for six months over 2014 annex of Crimea
      Dec13

      EU leaders extend Russia sanctions for six months over 2014 annex of Crimea

      European Union leaders meeting in Brussels on Thursday agreed to extend their main economic sanctions against Russia for six months to the end of July 2020, four diplomatic sources told Reuters. …read more Source:: France...

      ‘Russia is a strategic adversary’, says former NATO chief Rasmussen
      Dec11

      ‘Russia is a strategic adversary’, says former NATO chief Rasmussen

      In an interview with FRANCE 24, former NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen discussed the recent NATO summit in London. He reacted to French President Emmanuel Macron’s comments about the Atlantic Alliance undergoing “brain death”, US President Donald Trump’s apparent change in vision about NATO, as well as...

      Russia and Ukraine leaders, in first talks, agree to exchange prisoners
      Dec10

      Russia and Ukraine leaders, in first talks, agree to exchange prisoners

      The leaders of Russia and Ukraine agreed on Tuesday to exchange all remaining prisoners from the conflict in east Ukraine by the end of the year, but left thorny questions about the region’s status for future talks. …read more Source:: France...