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Russia derides Ukraine's hiring of ex-Nato chief

The Guardian - ‎6 hours ago‎
“All this buffoonery serves one goal: to keep Ukraine in the centre of attention with its western partners at any cost,” Kosachyov said.

Ukraine's 'you invaded us' debt non-payment defence

Financial Times - ‎May 27, 2016‎
Ukraine has come up with a stinging rebuttal to Russia's insistence that it repay a $3bn loan that was due last year: if you wanted your money back you should not have invaded our country.
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On Ukraine, the EU should not follow Russia's script

Washington Post - ‎17 hours ago‎
EUROPEAN UNION sanctions on Russia for the war it has waged in eastern Ukraine will be up for renewal in a few weeks, and some governments have been looking for a way to loosen them even though Russia has never observed the terms of a ...
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Ukraine violence ramps up as efforts to end separatist rebellion stall

USA TODAY - ‎May 27, 2016‎
Ukraine is showing signs of backsliding on reforms and a cease-fire agreement with Russian-backed separatist forces in the east as Europe weighs in June whether to continue sanctions against Russia for its role in the conflict.

The city beta-testing Ukraine's revolution

The Economist - ‎May 27, 2016‎
MYKOLA RIDNIY is a young video artist in Kharkiv, the second-largest city in Ukraine, just forty kilometres from the Russian border.

Remediating a fuel polluted military site in Ukraine

NATO HQ (press release) - ‎May 27, 2016‎
A military base in Ukraine established in 1975 serves as a fuel deposit, which supplies fuel to other military bases in its vicinity.

Ukraine's former Finance Minister has a new job

Ukraine Today - ‎4 hours ago‎
The Aspen Institute public non-governmental organization has officially started its work in the Ukrainian capital on May 27.
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Euro 2016: Lack of a real cutting edge could cost Ukraine

Irish Times - ‎May 26, 2016‎
Would have been expected to qualify without recourse to the play-offs where, in the end, they beat Slovenia 3-1, but then home defeats by both Spain and Slovakia suggested that Ukraine are not quite the side they have been at times over the last decade ...
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Russia frees Ukrainian pilot in prisoner swap

RTE.ie - ‎May 25, 2016‎
A Ukrainian military pilot has arrived home in Kiev after nearly two years in a Russian jail, part of a prisoner swap in which two Russians held in Ukraine were returned to Moscow. Handing over Nadiya Savchenko, whose release had been demanded by ...

3D implant for Ukraine's war veteran

Ukraine Today - ‎6 hours ago‎
A 24-year-old Ukrainian soldier, who was wounded fighting Russian-backed separatist forces in eastern Ukraine, now has a new titanium jaw.

US Helps Ukraine Launch Radio Station to Boost Morale of Kiev Troops

Sputnik International - ‎7 hours ago‎
Among the organizers of the initiative is Alexei Makukhin, an adviser to the Ukrainian military. He said that troops fighting militia forces in eastern Ukraine hear a "steady barrage of radio and TV broadcasts that seem crafted to sow doubts about ...

Ukraine imposes travel ban on Russian media heads, including RT's Editor-in-Chief

RT - ‎19 hours ago‎
Ukraine's president has imposed personal sanctions against the heads of top Russian media, including RT, citing “national security and sovereignty” concerns.

NATO supports humanitarian demining in Ukraine

NATO HQ (press release) - ‎May 27, 2016‎
Explosive remnants of war pose a significant threat to local populations in eastern Ukraine, and the authorities are making a great effort to defuse them.
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Ukraine: Searching for missing people in Donbass

FRANCE 24 - ‎May 27, 2016‎
For the past two years, Ukraine has been divided. Despite several truces, clashes continue in the eastern regions between pro-Russian separatists and government forces.

Good Morning, Ukraine! Army Radio Seeks Colorful DJ to Mock Russians

Wall Street Journal - ‎May 26, 2016‎
KIEV—Ukraine's army is searching for its own Robin Williams. Specifically, it is looking for a charismatic army disc jockey like the one Mr. Williams played in the film “Good Morning, Vietnam” three decades ago.
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OSCE Chief Monitor to Ukraine condemns violence against SMM in east

Ukraine Today - ‎4 hours ago‎
The Chief Monitor of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine (SMM) Ertugrul Apakan on Friday expressed his dismay at two violent incidents putting SMM members in danger and preventing the Mission from effectively monitoring the situation in the ...

Ukraine Says Russian Aggression Means It Can't Repay Bonds

Bloomberg - ‎May 27, 2016‎
Ukraine was under “massive, unlawful and illegitimate economic and political pressure” to take financial support from Russia instead of signing a 2013 agreement with the European Union, Ukraine said in the London court filing Friday. The London court ...
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Last Soviet leader Gorbachev banned from Ukraine

CNN - ‎May 27, 2016‎
Gorbachev's comments on Crimea are the latest wedge between Ukraine and Russia. The two neighboring nations have been in conflict since 2014 when pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine and Russian forces annexed the Crimean Peninsula following a ...

CTV News: Ukrainian boy who lost legs in grenade blast walking again (video)

Ukraine Today - ‎6 hours ago‎
A boy whose legs and right arm were blown off when he stepped on a grenade in eastern Ukraine is once again walking unaided, thanks to a Canadian humanitarian mission and a hospital in Montreal.

Euro 2016 player to watch: Yevhen Konoplyanka leads Ukraine charge amid Sevilla struggle

International Business Times UK - ‎11 hours ago‎
Ukraine's first successful qualifying campaign for the European Championships was far from straightforward, initially played out against a backdrop of civil and political unrest amid persistent fighting in the east of the country between armed forces ...
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