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June 22, 2016, by The Kyiv Post

Council of Europe Secretary General Thorbjorn Jagland’s annual human rights report, given on World Refugee Day on June 20, upset Ukraine’s delegation to the Parliamentary Assembly ofthe Council of Europe […]


Ukraine: Investigators arrest 10 suspects in major gas fraud

June 21, 2016, by The Kyiv Post

Ukraine’s National Anti-Corruption Bureau and Special Anti-Corruption Prosecutor’s Office detained 10 former officials suspected of embezzlement o ...

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EU releases details on extended sanctions against Russia

June 19, 2016, by VOANews

The European Union on Saturday published details of its decision extending sanctions against Russia for its 2014 takeover of Ukraine’s Crimean P ...

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EU extends sanctions against Russia over illegal annexation of Crimea, Sevastopol

June 17, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

The European Council has extended by a year its sanctions against Russia in response to Moscow’s illegal annexation of Crimea and Sevastopol, th ...

  • Greenpeace marked the 30th anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster by projecting messages in support of survivors onto the sarcophagus of the damaged reactor. The projection shows portraits of Chernobyl survivors (photos made by Robert Knoth) with captions that read "30 years after Chernobyl: never again”, “Chernobyl: endless suffering” and “Stop nuclear power” in various languages.
    30 years on, Chernobyl still leaks radiation
    April 26, 2016, by Henry Ridgwell of VOANews

    Tuesday marks the 30th anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster, when an explosion at the power plant near the town contaminated a wide area and sent radiation clouds across the […]

  • Volodymyr Groysman by Vadim Chuprina
    Groysman becomes Ukraine’s new prime minister
    April 14, 2016, by The Kyiv Post

    Ukraine’s parliament voted on April 14 to appoint Volodymyr Groysman as the country’s new prime minister, with 257 lawmakers – 31 votes more than needed – supporting his candidacy. Groysman, […]