Ukraine

Russia and the Ukraine agree to prisoner exchange

A senior Ukrainian official announced his country and Russia had agreed to exchange prisoners from the conflict in eastern Ukraine over the next month.

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Photo Story: New sarcophagus for Chernobyl

The European Union (EU) has officially passed the keys to the New Safe Confinement (sarcophagus), constructed atop the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant’s reactor number four … Read more

Royal Navy destroyer HMS Duncan in Ukraine for major multinational maritime exercise

The Type 45 has docked in the Port of Odesa on the Black Sea alongside NATO Allies and partner nations for Exercise Sea Breeze 2019. … Read more

Ukraine captures separatist believed to be linked to MH17

One man who may have witnessed and possibly involved in the shooting down of the MH17 has reportedly been arrested by the Ukrainian secret service.… Read more

UPDATED : Four charged with murder over downing of MH 17

Investigators probing the downing of a Malaysia Airlines jet in eastern Ukraine in which 298 people died in 2014 are to charge four persons with … Read more

Pentagon Announces $250M to Ukraine

 

The U.S. Department of Defense announced plans to provide $250 million to Ukraine in security cooperation funds for additional training, equipment, and advisory efforts … Read more

“New developments” in MH17 investigation

 

There are “new developments” in the investigation into the downing of flight MH17, the Joint Investigation Team (JIT) said on Friday in an email Read more

Former Georgian president Saakashvili gets back his Ukrainian citizenship

Ukraine’s new President Volodymyr Zelensky has returned the Ukrainian citizenship to exiled former Georgia president Mikheil Saakashvili and is returning to Ukraine.

Saakashvili was last … Read more

Ukrainian President Zelensky dismisses Parliament and calls early election

Volodymyr Zelensky, Ukraine’s new President, in a somewhat surprise move, dismissed his parliament upon assuming office and called an early election.

Zelensky addressing MPs and … Read more

Possibility of a snap election in the Ukraine increases

 

The probability of an early election in the Ukraine looks one step closer  after the ruling coalition broke up after the People’s Front party … Read more

Zelensky to be sworn in as Ukraine’s new President on May 20

 

 

The inauguration date for Ukraine’s president-elect Volodymyr Zelensky has been set for May 20 during a parliamentary session in Kiev.

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Putin raises possibility of meeting new Ukrainian leader

Russian President Vladimir Putin has raised the possibility of meeting Ukraine’s president-elect.

This possible move is being seen as a sign Moscow might want to … Read more

Comedian Zelensky wins the Ukrainian presidency

Ukrainian comedian Volodymyr Zelensky has won a landslide victory in the Ukrainian presidential election.

Zelensky, who dominated the first round of voting three weeks ago, … Read more

Ukraine heads to the polls

 

Ukrainians will head to the polls Sunday in a run-off election to pick the country’s next president.

Voters face a choice between Petro Poroshenko, … Read more

Police open fire on a vehicle outside the Ukrainian Embassy in London

British Police opened fire on a vehicle outside the Ukrainian Embassy in Holland Park in London after the driver drove into the official car of … Read more

Comedian wins first round of Ukrainian election

Ukrainian comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy, who plays a fictional TV president, has won the first round of Ukraine’s presidential election.

Zelenskiy, who has no political experience, … Read more

Moment of anxiety during Toto Cutugno concert in Kiev

There was a moment of tension during the concert of veteran Italian singer Toto Cutugno in the Ukrainian capital Kiev. A member of the audience … Read more

Al Bano to sue the Ukraine for damages

Popular Italian singer Al Bano said he might sue Ukraine at the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) after the Kiev government put him on … Read more

Request to have Toto Cutugno blacklisted in the Ukraine

A group of Ukrainian Members of Parliament requested that Italian singer Toto Cutugno be banned from the country.

According to the Ukrainian website Economistua.com, the … Read more

Italian singer Al Bano blacklisted by the Ukrainian Government

 

Ukraine’s Ministry of Culture declared popular Italian singer Al Bano as a threat to national security and hence blacklisted him.

The veteran Italian entertainer … Read more

‘Politically harassed journalist’ shot dead in Ukraine

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Police in Kyiv reported that Arkady Babchenko, a Russian journalist who fled to Ukraine after what he called “political harassment” in Russia, has been shot … Read more

Geo Politics Russia Ukraine

The ‘voice’ which led to the conclusion of Russia’s involvement in the downing of Malaysian Airlines Flight 17

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Radio Free Europe reports that Oleg Vladimirovich Ivannikov’s atypical voice led to the conclusion, the 51-year-old was “with very high certainty”,  as being a missile … Read more

Champions League UEFA UK Ukraine

More flight cancellations for Liverpool fans

BBC reports that a second travel company has cancelled a flight for Liverpool fans to the Champions League final in Kiev.

Myriad Travel said the … Read more

Geo Politics Malaysian Airlines Russia Ukraine

Putin denies that missile which brought down Malaysian aircraft was a Russian military equipment

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Vladimir Putin denied that the missile which brought down a Malaysian airliner in July 2014, killing almost 300 people was a Russian military piece of … Read more

Liveepool UEFA Ukraine

Over 1,000 Liverpool fans will not make it to the final in Kiev as flights get cancelled

You’ll never walk alone” the anthem says, but 1,000 Liverpool fans won’t fly to walk with them on Saturday.

Three planeloads of Liverpool fans due … Read more