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October 3, 2017, by The Kyiv Post

Ukraine’s parliament, the Verkhovna Rada, on Oct. 3 passed a judicial reform bill that would make it almost impossible to investigate many criminal cases, including corruption cases against top officials, […]

Bulgaria’s new Foreign Minister defends sanctions on Russia, says losses ‘far from what is said’

May 5, 2017, by The Sofia Globe staff

Bulgaria’s new Foreign Minister, Ekaterina Zaharieva, has defended European Union sanctions against Russia, adding that while Bulgaria suffered ...

Mogherini goes to Moscow but is missing in action in Ukraine

April 28, 2017, by Fredrik Wesslau of the European Council on Foreign Relations

Midway into her term, Federica Mogherini found herself in Moscow. The high representative had wanted to go to Moscow for some time to establish a dial ...

Russia pulls out of Eurovision 2017 song contest in Kyiv after entrant barred by Ukraine over Crimea wrangle

April 13, 2017, by The Sofia Globe staff

Russia has pulled out of 2017 Eurovision in Kyiv after Ukraine refused to allow Russian contestant Julia Samoylova to travel to the Ukrainian capital ...

  • Ukraine bars Russia entry from Eurovision Song Contest 2017
    March 22, 2017, by Deutsche Welle

    Ukraine has barred Russia’s Eurovision contestant from entering the country because she previously performed in Crimea. Relations between the neighbors have deteriorated since Moscow’s 2014 annexation of the territory. Ukraine&# ...