All posts tagged Ukraine

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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 pro-Russian insurgency. A senior White House official said […]

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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 reinforce ...

Life in Crimea has changed drastically since Russia annexed the territory photo Anastasia Vlasova

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 intern ...

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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 ...

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    Ukraine: Yatsenyuk names his government candidates
    November 16, 2014, by The Kyiv Post

    Ukraine’s Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk has named his candidates for the new government. The list of the candidates was published on the Cabinet of Ministries’ official website on November 14. […]

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    Ukraine’s financial outlook is gloomy
    November 16, 2014, by Jamie Dettmer of VOANews

    Ukraine is engulfed in a financial crisis. Without further Western aid, the Kyiv government will run out of money to service its debts. If the situation continues, Ukraine could face […]

  • A Russian SU-27 Flanker aircraft banks away with a RAF Typhoon in the background. RAF Typhoons were scrambled on June 17 to intercept multiple Russian aircraft in international airspace
    Russia’s provocative actions at Cold War levels, report says
    November 10, 2014, by Matthew Hilburn of VOANews

    Russia’s provocative military actions toward Western countries, including NATO members, is at Cold War levels and the risky strategy could prove catastrophic, according to new report. In a report released […]