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EU-Ukraine summit delayed amid ongoing violent conflict

TheParliamentMagazine.eu - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
The meeting, with European Council and Commission Presidents Donald Tusk and Jean-Claude Juncker is expected to discuss the Minsk agreement and elections in Donbass, the eastern part of Ukraine, which has witnessed most of the bloodshed in the ...
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US Bill Links Russia Sanctions Relief To Crimea's Return

RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty - ‎13 hours ago‎
WASHINGTON -- A new bill in the U.S. Congress would prevent the White House from lifting a raft of sanctions against Russia until Ukraine restores control over Crimea, which Moscow forcibly annexed in 2014, or settles the peninsula's status to Kyiv's ...

Ukraine Reform Monitor

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
The Ukraine Reform Monitor provides independent, rigorous assessments of the extent and quality of reforms in Ukraine. The Carnegie Endowment has assembled an independent team of Ukraine-based scholars to analyze reforms in four key areas. This fifth ...
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Live from the struggling streets of Kiev, Ukraine

RT - ‎20 hours ago‎
Derek Monroe is a writer/reporter and consultant based in Illinois, USA. He has reported on international and US foreign policy issues from Latin America, Poland, Japan, Iraq, Ukraine, Sri Lanka and India. His work appeared in Foreign Policy in Focus, ...
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Ukraine and Russia see opportunity in Easter ceasefire

EurActiv - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
Ukraine told the UN Security Council yesterday (28 April) that a fragile ceasefire must be strengthened before progress can be achieved in political talks on solving the two-year conflict in the country's east.
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McDonald's probes copycat burger joint in separatist east Ukraine

Reuters - ‎16 hours ago‎
MOSCOW The McDonald's (MCD.N) fast food chain said its lawyers were investigating after entrepreneurs in separatist-controlled eastern Ukraine started selling McDonald's-style hamburgers out of a restaurant that the company shut down two years ago.

In Ukraine's 'Klondike,' a Rush for Stolen Gems

Bloomberg - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
Just outside the western Ukrainian village of Kukhitska Volya, the dense forest turns into a moonscape of mud-filled craters and mutilated trees.

Russia demands to stop Anti-Terrorist Operation in eastern Ukraine

Ukraine Today - ‎16 hours ago‎
Russia's representative to the Trilateral Contact Group Boris Gryzlov called on Ukraine to cancel the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) in country's eastern Donetsk and Luhansk regions.
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Shell-Shocked: Ukraine's Trauma

VICE - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
It's been two years since pro-Russia separatists in eastern Ukraine broke away from the rest of the country, triggering a war that has killed more than 9,000 people, displaced a million civilians, and left entire towns and villages in ruins.
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Orlando Bloom makes surprise visit to Ukraine (VIDEO)

Kyiv Post - ‎22 hours ago‎
Sloviansk, a city of 115,000, was taken over in April 2014 and used as a base for Russian-backed armed groups, but was liberated by the Ukrainian armed forces three months later. In May 2014, school No. 13 was hit by shellfire. The students and ...

David J. Kramer: The best ways to help Ukraine

Ukraine Today - ‎18 hours ago‎
The Ukrainian people have made tremendous sacrifices over the past two years, including more than a hundred killed during the Maidan revolution in 2014 and nearly 10,000 killed fending off Vladimir Putin's invading forces in eastern Ukraine, David J.

Ukraine on Olenivka shelling: range too long for Ukrainian mortars to hit checkpoint

Ukraine Today - ‎21 hours ago‎
The range from the forefront positions of the Armed Forces of Ukraine to the site of the incident is 6.6 km, said the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation commenting on the tragic events in Olenivka, Volnovakha district, in Donetsk region on ...

Moscow says tensions in Ukraine's Odessa ahead of tragedy anniversary worrisome

TASS - ‎17 hours ago‎
MOSCOW, April 29. /TASS/. The Russian Foreign Ministry has expressed serious concern over the reports of growing tensions in Odessa on the eve of the May 2, 2014 tragedy, the ministry's commissioner for human rights, democracy and rule of law ...
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Msgr. Dal Toso: ''Pope Francis' Ukraine collection for most in need'

Vatican Radio - ‎20 hours ago‎
(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis last Sunday launched a Europe-wide extraordinary collection aimed at helping those people suffering from the war in Ukraine. The proceeds from that collection went to the Vatican's dicastery for humanitarian relief efforts ...
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Look Who Funds Ukraine's 'Anti-Putin' Internet TV

Forbes - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
The best way to raise funds for a media project in Ukraine? Go full-bore anti-Russia to easily woo North American and European governments to give you money.
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Poroshenko Says Sister Of Jailed Ukrainian Pilot Savchenko Is Back In Ukraine

RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
Vira Savchenko's detention came hours after a defense lawyer for her sister, whose case has outraged Ukrainians since she claims to have been abducted in eastern Ukraine and smuggled to Russia in mid-2014, said Nadia Savchenko had received official ...

Ukraine Seeks Ways to Recall Its Jewish Heritage

Wall Street Journal - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
LVIV, Ukraine—For decades, traces of the Jewish community that once flourished here were hard to find, all but wiped out by the Nazis, with help from local collaborators, during World War II.
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RFE/RL: US bill backs more defense spending for Europe, Ukraine

Ukraine Today - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
But the bill also reflects foreign policy priorities, and the alarm that many lawmakers and policy officials have voiced regarding Russia's stepped-up military actions in Ukraine, Syria, and elsewhere figures notably in the legislation. Lawmakers ...

Ukraine's renowned opera singer and director Dmytro Hnatyuk dies

Ukraine Today - ‎18 hours ago‎
Hnatyuk's repertoire comprised more than 85 pieces of both Ukrainian and world classics - from Ukrainian composer Sydir Vorobkevych to Austrian Joseph Haydn.
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Liverpool frontrunners to secure Ukraine international winger

Teamtalk.com - ‎17 hours ago‎
The Ukraine international has appeared in 33 matches in all competitions this season for Dynamo, and scored twice in the Champions League on his way to amassing 19 goals so far in the campaign.
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