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      Scores arrested in protest against Belarus’ president
      Sep27

      Scores arrested in protest against Belarus’ president

      KYIV, Ukraine (AP) – Hundreds of women calling for the authoritarian president to step down protested in Belarus’ capital on Saturday, continuing the large demonstrations that have rocked the country since early August. Police blocked off the center of Minsk and arrested more than 80 demonstrators, according to the Viasna …...

      Over 360 more detained in Belarus in protests against leader
      Sep24

      Over 360 more detained in Belarus in protests against leader

      KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Over 360 more people have been detained in Belarus during protests against the country’s authoritarian president, who was unexpectedly sworn in to his sixth term in office after an election the opposition says was rigged. Thousands of Belarusians took to the streets of the capital of … …read more Source::...

      President of Belarus inaugurated despite disputed election
      Sep23

      President of Belarus inaugurated despite disputed election

      KYIV, Ukraine (AP) – President Alexander Lukashenko of Belarus assumed his sixth term of office Wednesday during an inauguration ceremony that officials did not announce in advance after weeks of mass protests against the authoritarian leader’s reelection, which opposition activists maintain was rigged. State news agency Beltra...

      Russian military says US flights near Crimea fuel tensions
      Sep18

      Russian military says US flights near Crimea fuel tensions

      MOSCOW (AP) – The Russian military on Friday accused the U.S. and its allies of provoking tensions in the Black Sea region with a sharp increase in the number of bomber patrols and intelligence flights. Col.-Gen. Sergei Rudskoi, head of the Russian General Staff’s main operational department, charged that the … …read more...

      Ukraine, Belarus trade accusations over Jewish pilgrims
      Sep16

      Ukraine, Belarus trade accusations over Jewish pilgrims

      KYIV, Ukraine (AP) – Ukraine and Belarus traded angry accusations Wednesday over thousands of Hasidic Jewish pilgrims who have remained stuck on their border after Ukraine denied them entry because of coronavirus restrictions. Ukraine’s presidential office urged Belarusian authorities to stop issuing misleading signals to the...

      Joe Biden-Ukraine leaked audio goes viral
      Sep13

      Joe Biden-Ukraine leaked audio goes viral

      WASHINGTON — The leaked recordings were hardly a political bombshell: The apparent phone conversations between Joe Biden and Ukraine’s then-president largely confirm Biden’s account of his dealings in Ukraine. But the choppy audio, disclosed by a Ukrainian lawmaker whom U.S. officials described Thursday as an “active Russian...

      Treasury sanctions Ukrainian official as Russian agent undermining U.S. election
      Sep10

      Treasury sanctions Ukrainian official as Russian agent undermining U.S. election

      The Treasury Department imposed sanctions Thursday on a member of Ukraine’s Parliament, an alleged Russian agent, for interfering in the U.S. presidential election, including efforts to undermine Democratic nominee Joseph R. Biden. Treasury said Andrii Derkach “has directly or indirectly engaged in, sponsored, concealed, or otherwise...

      Iran retrieves data, cockpit talk from downed Ukraine plane
      Aug23

      Iran retrieves data, cockpit talk from downed Ukraine plane

      TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran has retrieved some data, including a portion of cockpit conversations, from the Ukrainian jetliner accidentally downed by the Revolutionary Guard forces in January, killing all 176 people on board, an Iranian official said Sunday. That’s according to a report on the website of Iran’s Civil … …read...

      Poland, Lithuania, Ukraine tighten regional cooperation
      Jul28

      Poland, Lithuania, Ukraine tighten regional cooperation

      WARSAW, Poland (AP) – Poland, Lithuania and Ukraine on Tuesday announced a new platform for increasing cooperation in security, economy, and political matters, as well as for fighting COVID-19. The foreign ministers of the three neighboring nations launched the so-called Lublin Triangle during their meeting in the eastern Polish …...

      Igor Danchenko outed as Steele dossier source
      Jul27

      Igor Danchenko outed as Steele dossier source

      The shadowy figure who funneled information to Christopher Steele for his notorious election-year dossier is Igor Danchenko, a Ukraine-born, Russian-educated researcher who worked in the U.S. and traveled to Moscow to find supposed dirt on candidate Donald Trump. Washington lawyer Mark E. Schamel told The New York Times that Mr. …...