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  1. Ukraine conflict

    Presstv.com - Media 07.22 / 06:38 presstv.com
    Ukraine’s eastern regions have been the scene of deadly clashes between pro-Russian forces and Kiev troops since November 2…
  2. Fighting escalates in east Ukraine

    Presstv.com - Media 07.22 / 02:43 presstv.com
    Deadly clashes have erupted between government troops and pro-Russia forces in eastern…
  3. U.S. fines Exxon $2 million over Ukraine-related sanctions breaches

    Rappler.com - Lifestyle 07.21 / 20:32 rappler.com
    WASHINGTON, DC, USA – The United States on Thursday hit oil giant ExxonMobil with a $2 million fine for violating Ukraine-related sanctions at a time when Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was still in charge of the company. The Treasury Department said Exxon had business dealings with Igor Sechin, president …
  4. Trump's new Ukraine envoy to visit country's embattled east

    Chippewa.com - Politics 07.21 / 18:59 chippewa.com
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Trump administration's new special representative for Ukraine negotiations is making his first trip to embattled eastern…
  5. Trump's new Ukraine envoy to visit country's embattled east

    StarTribune.com-Politics 07.21 / 18:52 startribune.com
  6. Trump’s new Ukraine envoy to visit country’s embattled east

    SeattleTimes-World 07.21 / 18:51 seattletimes.com
    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration’s new special representative for Ukraine negotiations is making his first trip to embattled eastern Ukraine. The State Department says Kurt Volker departs Friday for eastern Ukraine, where he’ll meet with people “affected by Russian aggression.” Over several days, Volker will also meet with officials in Kiev, the capital. Volker […
  7. Leaders of Russia, Ukraine, France, Germany to Talk Monday

    Naharnet.com - World 07.21 / 18:24 naharnet.com
    The leaders of Ukraine, Russia, Germany and France will hold their latest round of telephone talks on Monday to discuss the crisis in Ukraine, Kiev and Moscow…
  8. Ukraine-EU summit in Kyiv focuses on bolstering ties

    Ukrweekly.com - Ukraine 07.21 / 16:13 ukrweekly.com
    KYIV – At the European Union-Ukraine summit in Kyiv on July 12-13, both sides hailed strengthening relations in the wake of the EU’s final approval of an Association Agreement with Kyiv earlier that week and the bloc’s decision to grant visa-free travel to Ukrainians last month. “On June 11, precisely one month ago, Ukrainians got [……
  9. Ukraine Doings

    Ibrattleboro.com - Vermont (VT) 07.21 / 15:30 ibrattleboro.com
    So… The bloodless annexation of Crimea by Russia after an overwhelmingly favorable plebiscite by the Crimeans themselves was illegal. But.. Our overthrow of the legitimately elected government of the Ukraine, AKA “Regime Change” (as revealed by Victoria Nuland’s “Yats is the one” public phone call) was a legitimate humanitarian endeavor. read more…
  10. Ukraine’s performance better than expected in 2016-2017, with room for improvement

    Ukrweekly.com - U.S. 07.21 / 11:11 ukrweekly.com
    WASHINGTON – At the fifth annual yearly summit of the U.S.-Ukraine working group, the Center for U.S.-Ukraine Relations (CUSUR) presented an expanded program with over two dozen scholars, diplomats, and foreign and military affairs experts addressing a rapt audience in Washington. In a conference room located one city block west of the White House, six ambassadors – five former and one current – joined with the current chairman of Ukraine’s Parliament, Ukraine’s acting minister of health an…
  11. Ukraine's Future Is Brighter Than You Think

    Nationalinterest.org - Politics 07.21 / 02:18 nationalinterest.org
    Luke Coffey Politics, Europe Budget deficits have been reduced, budgetary discipline is being restored and there are finally signs of economic growth. Most of the attention Ukraine gets these days is about the war in the eastern part of the country—and rightly so. More than 10,000 people have been killed in the conflict since 2014. Ukrainian soldiers are wounded or killed almost everyday. Crimea remains illegally occupied by Russia, and there seems to be no end in sight to the v…
  12. East Ukraine becomes a pawn again

    WashingtonTimes-World 07.20 / 22:41 washingtontimes.com
    With the backdrop of the Russia hysteria in the American media and negotiations proceeding over a variety of issues between the Kremlin and the White House, the miserable, frozen conflict of East Ukraine is once again a pawn in the great game between world powers. This week, Alexander Zakharchenko, leader…
  13. Fighting kills 6 Ukraine soldiers in fresh spike in violence

    En.zamanalwsl.net - Syria 07.20 / 22:05 en.zamanalwsl.net
    Clashes with Russian-backed rebels left six Ukrainian soldiers dead Thursday in the bloodiest surge in fighting along the volatile frontline in recent months.The violence flared several days after a top rebel leader announced a plan to form a new "state" that Kiev warned could put a long-stalled…
  14. Latest from OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) to Ukraine, based on information received as of 19:30, 5 August 2016

    Osce.org - Media 07.20 / 20:20 osce.org
    This report is for media and the general public. The SMM recorded fewer ceasefire violations in both Donetsk and Luhansk regions compared to the previous day. The Mission recorded a significant level of fighting during the night of 5-6 August in Donetsk region. The SMM analysed craters in Krasnohorivka, Pikuzy (formerly Kominternove) and Sakhanka. It observed weapons in violation of the withdrawal lines in government-controlled areas. The Mission noted the absence of 12 towed howitzers…
  15. Spot Report by OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine: Explosion in Luhansk city

    Osce.org - Media 07.20 / 20:20 osce.org
    This report is for media and the general public. On 6 August at 07:51hrs the SMM heard an explosion approximately 3.9km east of its location in Luhansk city. The SMM went to the site from where it had heard the explosion located at the intersection of Karpynsky and Vatutyn Street in Luhansk city, 500m north-east of SMM’s accommodation. The site was cordoned off, by so-called “LPR” “police” and the SMM could assess from a distance of approximately 15-30 meters, that an explosion had likely…
  16. Raising awareness of human trafficking in crisis situations is objective of OSCE Special Representative’s Ukraine visit

    Osce.org - Media 07.20 / 20:20 osce.org
    KYIV, 5 AUGUST 2016 –OSCE Special Representative and Co-ordinator for Combating Trafficking in Human Beings, Madina Jarbussynova, on Friday concluded an official visit to Ukraine aimed at raising awareness of human trafficking and the risks encountered by the most vulnerable groups as a consequence of the current crisis. During her five-day visit, she met with representatives of the Donetsk Oblast state administration and female Internally Displaced People (IDPs) in Kramatorsk. Ambassador …
  17. Latest from OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) to Ukraine, based on information received as of 19:30, 4 August 2016

    Osce.org - Media 07.20 / 20:20 osce.org
    This report is for media and the general public. The SMM recorded more ceasefire violations in Donetsk region compared to the day before including more than 520 explosions. In Luhansk region the SMM noted a decrease in recorded ceasefire violations compared to the previous day. On the night of 4 August, the SMM heard single shots of small-arms fire in close proximity to  its base in Kadiivka (formerly Stakhanov). The SMM analysed craters in Zaitseve, Luhanske and Novozvanivka. It observed …
  18. US condemns deadliest day of violence in Ukraine this year

    Abc27.com - U.S. 07.20 / 19:41 abc27.com
    WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States is condemning an outbreak of violence in eastern Ukraine, calling it the deadliest 24-hour period so f…
  19. US condemns deadliest day of violence in Ukraine this year

    O.seattletimes.com - World 07.20 / 19:23 o.seattletimes.com
    WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States is condemning an outbreak of violence in eastern Ukraine, calling it the deadliest 24-hour period so far this year. Ukraine’s military says nine soldiers have died in the east where Ukrainian forces and Russia-backed rebels have been fighting for more than three years. State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert says […
  20. U.S. Fines Exxon $2 Million over Ukraine-Related Sanctions Breaches

    Naharnet.com - Business 07.20 / 16:01 naharnet.com
    The United States on Thursday hit oil giant ExxonMobil with a $2 million fine for violating Ukraine-related sanctions at a time when Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was still in charge of the…