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      Great expectations between EU and Ukraine after treaty approval
      May30

      Great expectations between EU and Ukraine after treaty approval

      Dutch lawmakers approved the European Union’s controversial association agreement with Ukraine on Tuesday, meaning Brussels and Kiev now have to negotiate economic and political reform amid looming europhobia, pro-Russian separatism and tensions with Moscow. …read more Source: Radio France...

      Injured Ukrainian veterans to take part in Invictus Games
      May16

      Injured Ukrainian veterans to take part in Invictus Games

      It is estimated that some 300,000 Ukrainian soldiers have served on the eastern frontline over the past four years. Some of those returning wounded have turned to sport as a form of rehabilitation. …read more Source: Radio France...

      Lithuanians join paramilitary group to counter Russian threat
      Mar24

      Lithuanians join paramilitary group to counter Russian threat

      Since Russia annexed the Crimean peninsula from Ukraine in 2014, countries close to Russia have been alarmed. Lithuania is no exception. …read more Source: Radio France...

      Europe wants Red Cross humanitarian access to Ukraine war victims
      Mar23

      Europe wants Red Cross humanitarian access to Ukraine war victims

      The President of the International Committee of the Red Cross, Peter Maurer, recently made his second visit to Ukraine since the conflict began 3 three years ago. He warned the conflict was in danger of becoming protracted. …read more Source: Radio France...

      Ukrainian protestors set up road and train blockades
      Mar17

      Ukrainian protestors set up road and train blockades

      For the past eight weeks, Ukrainian protestors have set up road and train blockades to stop the coal trade between the government in Kiev and pro-Russia separatists in the east. …read more Source: Radio France...

      Delegation of French MPs visit Russia, wanting stronger ties
      Mar16

      Delegation of French MPs visit Russia, wanting stronger ties

      A delegation of French MPs starts the second day of its two-day visit to Russia on Friday. They are from the ‘French-Russian Dialogue association’ — a group of French MPs who are friendly to Russia and who have visited the country several times over the past few years. They have also visited Crimea in the past and several of...

      Music for morale in Ukraine’s Avdiivka city
      Feb16

      Music for morale in Ukraine’s Avdiivka city

      In eastern Ukraine, the city of Avdiivka in Donetsk province has become the latest flashpoint in the conflict. The 16,000 inhabitants of the city have found themselves without water, electricity and gas in freezing weather conditions. But despite the sound of shelling, music is helping people carry on. Fililp Warwick has this report. …read...

      Minsk agreement two years on
      Feb10

      Minsk agreement two years on

      Two years ago, the presidents of France, Russia and Ukraine along with German Chancellor Merkel agreed to a peace deal, known as the Minsk Agreement. The aim of the deal was to bring about a lasting solution to the conflict in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio France...

      Containing the Chernobyl disaster 30 years on
      Dec01

      Containing the Chernobyl disaster 30 years on

      30 years ago the Chernobyl disaster resulted in the world’s worst civil nuclear accident. The radioactive fallout formed a cloud that contaminated vast areas of Ukraine and spread across Central and Western Europe. …read more Source: Radio France...

      Visa free travel for Ukraine not a done deal yet
      Nov25

      Visa free travel for Ukraine not a done deal yet

      Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko was in Brussels Wednesday looking for assurances on trade and visa-free travel. His visit is the first to the European capital after the election of Donald Trump as the new US president. …read more Source: Radio France...