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November 23, 2014, by Dorian Jones of VOANews

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden says he and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan have discussed a Syrian transition of power away from the Bashar al-Assad regime. Biden described his more […]

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Ukraine marks first anniversary of EuroMaidan protest

November 23, 2014, by Jamie Dettmer of VOANews

A year on, the relatives of protesters who died in Ukraine’s EuroMaidan uprising aren’t the only ones angered by the country’s direction since t ...

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Ukraine: Pro-Western parties sign historic coalition agreement

November 23, 2014, by The Kyiv Post

One year after the start of the EuroMaidan Revolution that drove president Viktor Yanukovych from power on February 21 2014, five political parties el ...

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Biden to reiterate US support during visit to Ukraine

November 21, 2014, by VOANews

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden meets Ukraine’s leaders Friday in an effort to underscore Washington’s support for Kyiv, which is battling a ...

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    Ukraine readies for possible Russian-backed attack
    November 19, 2014, by VOANews

    Ukraine’s military is preparing to repel a possible assault by Russian-backed rebels in the east following reports of Russian military reinforcements crossing the border. Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko said Monday [&hellip ...

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    Human Rights Watch releases damning report on Crimea
    November 19, 2014, by The Kyiv Post

    Nine months after Russia seized control of the Crimean peninsula​,  Human Rights Watch has released a report blasting Russia for violating international law and persecuting critics of the Russian government living there. […]

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    EU sanctions Ukraine separatists, holds off on Russia
    November 18, 2014, by Lisa Bryant of VOANews

    The European Union has imposed fresh sanctions on Ukrainian separatists, but is holding back on new sanctions against Russia.  Decision by EU foreign ministers taken amid deepening tensions between the […]