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      Not Tested, Not Protected, Badly Paid: Ukraine’s Medics Speak Out
      May08

      Not Tested, Not Protected, Badly Paid: Ukraine’s Medics Speak Out

      The Ukrainian government promised that all medical personnel would be tested for COVID-19 once every five days, but doctors have told RFE/RL that has not happened. Medics also said that there were shortages of protective gear and that government promises of increased pay have not been met. …read more Source:: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

      Ukrainian President Names Saakashvili To Head Reform Council
      May08

      Ukrainian President Names Saakashvili To Head Reform Council

      Ukraine’s president has named former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili to head the executive committee of Ukraine’s National Reform Council. …read more Source:: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

      Media Watchdog Condemns ‘Wave Of Violence’ Against Ukrainian Journalists
      May07

      Media Watchdog Condemns ‘Wave Of Violence’ Against Ukrainian Journalists

      Reporters Without Borders (RSF) is urging Ukrainian authorities to enforce legislation penalizing violence against journalists after a reporter was assaulted by officers in Kyiv last week while he was filming an anti-lockdown protest. In a statement on May 7, the Paris-based media-freedom watchdog says the incident came amid “many other...

      Ukraine’s Security Service Says It Detained FSB Agent
      May06

      Ukraine’s Security Service Says It Detained FSB Agent

      The Ukrainian Security Service (SBU) says it has detained an alleged spy accused of collecting data on a “modern missile system” on behalf of Russia. …read more Source:: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

      Trump To Nominate Retired Army Lieutenant General As Ambassador To Ukraine
      May02

      Trump To Nominate Retired Army Lieutenant General As Ambassador To Ukraine

      U.S. President Donald Trump intends to nominate a retired Army lieutenant general to become the nation’s ambassador to Ukraine, filling a critical position that has been vacant for nearly a year. …read more Source:: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

      Some Citizens Chafe, Businesses Push Back As COVID-19 Lockdown Lengthens In Ukraine
      Apr30

      Some Citizens Chafe, Businesses Push Back As COVID-19 Lockdown Lengthens In Ukraine

      As measures meant to curb the spread of the coronavirus persist, some Ukrainians are flouting the lockdown rules. Meanwhile, business groups are pressing the government to ease restrictions — and medical workers are struggling to respond amid accusations that official corruption is exacerbating the human toll. …read more Source::...

      Reports: Top Russian FSB General Linked To 2014 MH17 Disaster Over Ukraine
      Apr29

      Reports: Top Russian FSB General Linked To 2014 MH17 Disaster Over Ukraine

      Open-source researchers have linked a top general in Russia’s main security and intelligence agency to the 2014 downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over eastern Ukraine. …read more Source:: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

      Ukraine’s Mega-Plane Works Overtime Through Pandemic
      Apr28

      Ukraine’s Mega-Plane Works Overtime Through Pandemic

      With massive airlifts of personal protective equipment needed during the coronavirus pandemic, Ukraine’s record-breaking freight plane is in high demand. …read more Source:: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

      Ukraine Continues Fighting Fires Near Defunct Chernobyl Nuclear Plant
      Apr27

      Ukraine Continues Fighting Fires Near Defunct Chernobyl Nuclear Plant

      Firefighters in Ukraine continue to battle a series of fires near the defunct Chernobyl nuclear power plant nearly a month after they broke out. …read more Source:: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

      Sea Change: Reviving Ukraine’s Navy
      Apr27

      Sea Change: Reviving Ukraine’s Navy

      When Russia seized the Crimean Peninsula in 2014, Ukraine’s navy lost nearly all of its ships and most of its sailors quit or defected. Now, with help from its allies, Ukraine is slowly getting its sea legs back. This is the story of those who remained loyal to Ukraine and were forced to choose between family and country when they left...