All posts tagged Ukraine

Ukrainian Finance Minister Natalie Jaresko speaks at the World Economic Forum in Davos in January 2015. Photo: World Economic Forum/
August 28, 2015, by Mark Rachkevych of The Kyiv Post

After five months of talks with private creditors and the unpredictable consequence of a debt moratorium looming, Ukrainian finance minister Natalie Jaresko triumphantly announced on August 27 that she had […]


Russia sentences Ukrainian filmmaker to 20 years

August 26, 2015, by Daniel Schearf of VOANews

A Russian military court in Rostov-on-Don Tuesday sentenced acclaimed Ukrainian film director Oleh Sentsov to 20 years in prison on charges of leading ...

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For second year, Ukrainians celebrate Independence Day amid Russia’s war

August 25, 2015, by The Kyiv Post

Ukrainian Independence Day 2015 showed that Ukrainians love their soldiers a lot and their politicians, well, not so much at all. Thousands turned Kyi ...

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Putin visits Crimea, slams Ukrainian government

August 18, 2015, by The Kyiv Post

On August 17, Russian President Vladimir Putin began a three-day visit to Crimea aimed at developing the annexed Black Sea peninsula and promote touri ...

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    Truce faltering as eastern Ukraine fighting spikes
    August 11, 2015, by Daniel Schearf of VOANews

    Intense clashes this week between Ukrainian forces and pro-Russia rebels are jeopardizing a fragile peace agreement and renewing concerns of a possible summer offensive. Ukrainian officials say it is the […]

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    MH17 probe yields possible parts of Russian missile
    August 11, 2015, by VOANews

    Investigators probing last year’s downing of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 over eastern Ukraine have found fragments that may have come from a Russian surface-to-air missile. Dutch prosecutors said in a […]

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    France scuttles Mistral warship deal with Russia
    August 6, 2015, by The Kyiv Post

    The French government has decided not to deliver to Russia two high-tech warships built under a billion-euro contract with Moscow, the Elysée Palace announced on the evening of Aug. 5. […]

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    Russia vetoes UN resolution on MH17 crash
    July 30, 2015, by VOANews

    Russia vetoed a U.N. Security Council resolution that would have set up an international criminal court to prosecute those responsible for shooting down a Malaysia Airlines plane over Ukraine a […]