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      Poland, Ukraine Develop Gas Hub for Independence from Russia
      Jun06

      Poland, Ukraine Develop Gas Hub for Independence from Russia

      Poland and Ukraine say they are taking steps toward developing a regional gas hub that would end Central and Eastern Europe’s dependence on Russian supplies and keep prices in line with European standards.The region still relies to some extent on Russian natural gas and has… …read more Source:...

      War Crimes Suspect in Ukraine Conflict Extradited to Austria
      May30

      War Crimes Suspect in Ukraine Conflict Extradited to Austria

      Poland has extradited to Austria a man suspected of war crimes after he allegedly killed civilians and enemy troops after they had surrendered while fighting for Ukrainian forces, authorities said Tuesday.The 25-year-old Austrian man allegedly carried out the killings last… …read more Source:...

      Offices of Search Engine Yandex Raided in Ukraine
      May29

      Offices of Search Engine Yandex Raided in Ukraine

      Ukraine’s intelligence agency is searching the offices of Yandex, a Russia-based Internet company best known for its search engine.Ukrainian authorities earlier this month blocked access to Yandex as well as to several major Russian social media websites. President Petro… …read more Source:...

      Germany to Host Ukraine Talks in Berlin as Fighting Persists
      May29

      Germany to Host Ukraine Talks in Berlin as Fighting Persists

      Germany’s Foreign Ministry says envoys from Russia, Ukraine, Germany and France will meet this week in Berlin to try and push forward the implementation of a peace deal for eastern Ukraine.Ministry spokesman Martin Schaefer told reporters Monday that, due to the “difficult… …read more Source:...

      Merkel Wants to Restart Minsk Talks on Eastern Ukraine
      May20

      Merkel Wants to Restart Minsk Talks on Eastern Ukraine

      German Chancellor Angela Merkel has told Ukraine’s president that she wants to initiate new talks on the stagnant peace process in his country.The German news agency dpa reported that Merkel said Saturday she wants to bring together President Petro Poroshenko, Russian… …read more Source:...

      16 Ukrainian Tourists Injured in Accident in Turkey
      May18

      16 Ukrainian Tourists Injured in Accident in Turkey

      Turkish officials say 16 Ukrainian tourists have been injured in a traffic accident in western Turkey.The Mugla governor’s office said in a statement that the bus was traveling Thursday from popular tourist destination of Bodrum to Denizli province when it skidded on a… …read more Source:...

      Ukraine to Block Access to Russia’s Social Media Websites

      In another round of sanctions in response to Russia’s annexation of Crimea, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Monday ordered the blocking of access to Russia’s most popular social media websites and search engines.Poroshenko’s office on Tuesday published the decree… …read more Source:...

      Eurovision Winner Greeted by Ecstatic Portuguese Nation
      May14

      Eurovision Winner Greeted by Ecstatic Portuguese Nation

      Eurovision winner Salvador Sobral was greeted as a national hero upon his return home to Portugal on Sunday, a day after winning the song contest in Ukraine’s capital.The 27-year-old Sobral was a virtual unknown before his triumph in Kiev, but around 2,000 jubilant fans… …read more Source:...

      The Latest: Eurovision Winner Arrives Home to Portugal
      May14

      The Latest: Eurovision Winner Arrives Home to Portugal

      The Latest on the Eurovision song contest (all times local):4:45 p.m.Eurovision winner Salvador Sobral has arrived in his native Lisbon after winning the Eurovision Song Contest in Ukraine.The 27-year-old Sobral was greeted by hundreds of ecstatic fans upon landing at… …read more Source:...

      Eurovision Contestants Practice; Big Week for Song Contest
      May08

      Eurovision Contestants Practice; Big Week for Song Contest

      Contestants for this year’s Eurovision contest are holding practices in the Ukrainian capital.Rehearsals have been underway in Kiev since April 30 for the annual song competition that pits performers from across the continent and also includes Australia and Israel.The… …read more Source:...