All posts tagged Ukraine

Dutch and Australian investigators at the MH17 crash site. The investigation was an extremely difficult task given obstacles to proper access. The MH17 tragedy spurred sanctions against Russia by the EU and US. Photo: Netherlands defence ministry.
September 28, 2016, by VOANews

International investigators say a Malaysian airliner that crashed over eastern Ukraine in July 2014 was shot down by a missile that was transported into the country from Russia. The findings […]

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Ukraine, Russia clash over upcoming Duma elections

September 13, 2016, by The Kyiv Post

As elections to Russian parliament, Duma, approach, Ukraine says it will not allow Russian polling stations on its territory – even if they are ...

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Kyiv wins right to host Eurovision

September 9, 2016, by The Kyiv Post

It’s official: Kyiv will host the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest. The Ukrainian Organization Committee picked Kyiv over Odesa and Dnipro (formerly Dni ...

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Ukraine president: Nato membership remains strategic goal

September 7, 2016, by VOANews

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said NATO membership remains a “strategic goal” and “an unwavering course” for his country. Speaking to l ...

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    Bulgarian Foreign Ministry cautions travellers to Ukraine
    August 17, 2016, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgaria’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs issued on August 17 a series of recommendations to the country’s citizens travelling to Ukraine, warning of “increased social tension, characterised by protests in large […]

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    Ukrainians denounce Trump’s comments on Ukraine, Crimea
    August 3, 2016, by VOANews

    It is probably no surprise that the recent comments by U.S. Republican Party presidential candidate Donald Trump about the conflict between Ukraine and Russia, including Moscow’s annexation of Crimea, have […]