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In 2014, as warfare erupted in Ukraine between pro-Russian separatists in the east and Ukrainian fighters, many Russian sympathisers from the Balkans, ... for Serbia in the dispute over the former province of Kosovo [which declared independence in 2008 - which Serbia has vowed never to recognise].
Ukraine and Russia-backed separatists have conducted a mass prisoner swap, marking the largest such deal since the armed conflict in Eastern Ukraine broke out in 2014. The captives - who include activists and journalists - were exchanged on Wednesday near the town of Horlivka, northeast of Donetsk.

Serhiy Kodman and his daughter Nina go through the letters his son, Oleksiy, has sent them from the prison in Donetsk Oblast. (Rostyslav Kovalchuk). Photo by Rostyslav Kovalchuk. Moscow is holding over 60 Ukrainian political prisoners in occupied Crimea and Russia, with many. Like Oleg Sentsov and ...
The UN Resident Coordinator and Humanitarian Coordinator in Ukraine ... infrastructure in Donetsk province, Eastern Ukraine," Walker said.

Baffled residents were left fearing an alien invasion when strange lights appeared in the sky. The bizarre spots raised UFO suspicions among ...
UN Resident Coordinator and Humanitarian Coordinator in Ukraine, ... and gas supply infrastructure in Donetsk province, Eastern Ukraine.
Donbas-Ukraine Battalion defends Donetsk Oblast stronghold of ... force of pro-Ukrainian civilians living in the war-torn Donetsk Oblast.
... rising last November to become the first Ukrainian country manager in the ... Its American Chamber of Commerce in Ukraine profile says it has invested ... other in the Dnipropetrovsk Oblast city of Pokrov (formerly Ordzhonikidze), ... in 11 cities of Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts, the country manager said.
students walk past Transcarpatian Hungarian College Ferenc Rakoczi II in Berehove, a city of 24,000 people in Zakarpattya Oblast some 800 ...
This will be a significant breakthrough for the residents of Luhansk Province, both from GCA and NGCA, as Stanytsia Luhanska is the only ...
The three-and-a-half hour Ukrainian Orthodox Divine Liturgy, she said, would allow her time to meditate about her life, her soul. ... I also learned why the Ziatyks were living in the Ternopil Oblast when the village listed on my mother's baptism record was some 225 miles to the west, in the foothills of the ...
While the war in Ukraine's eastern province of Donbas rumbles on, the regions of Polissya and Zakarpattya in the country's west are corroded by systemic ... These are suggested by the phenomena of organised crime in, and mass migration from the two western Ukrainian regions of north-western Polissya ...
Kyiv -- tycoon Ihor Kolomoyskiy says that a London court's freezing of assets held worldwide by him and his partner, Hennadiy Boholyubov, in connection with trouble at Ukraine's largest lender, PrivatBank, is only "temporary." The government nationalized PrivatBank, founded by billionaire former regional ...

Ukrainian gunmen form up in a line as they wait for the President Poroshenko's arrival at the army firing range in Divychky in the Kyiv Oblast on ...
Liberal Party Member of Provincial Parliament Yvan Baker said this during a visit to Canada of Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman, ...
Ukraine doesn't need new Maidan revolutions! ... Mikhail Saakashvili, 49, is a Ukrainian opposition politician and the former President of Georgia. ... down from his position as governor of Ukraine's Odessa province in 2016.
Saakashvili has been stateless since his former mentor, Ukrainian ... appointed him governor of the Odessa Oblast (region) in May 2015.
'We grazed on grass and pigweed, like cattle," reported Todos Hodun, a peasant from the province of Cherkasy, recalling the famine that ...
People of Ukrainian descent have made a significant contribution to the ... Minister of culture and Tourism of the Canadian province of Alberta ...
military analysts in Ukraine keeping track of developments in the eastern Donbas provinces of Lugansk and Donetsk are reporting a staged ...
A bomb exploded in a car in the Ukrainian capital of Kyiv on September 8, ... and ex-governor of Ukraine's Odesa Oblast, gathered at the border ...
A memorial stone is seen near a destroyed Ukrainian tank at frontline positions near the town of Troitske in Luhansk Oblast on July 29.
Ukraine, Vietnam interested in developing bilateral trade and economic ... a tourist destination for Ukrainian citizens and spread the information about ... Klimkin invited Mr. Tong Quang Thin and the Province leadership to visit ...
Kiev - About 2,000 representatives of Ukrainian business will attend ... capital of South China's Guangdong Province, a senior Ukrainian official said on Wednesday. "Canton fair is well-known in Ukraine and it enjoys a great ...
Russian-backed forces in the Donbas attacked Ukrainian troops with mortars, artillery, small arms, and tanks over the last 24 hours, Ukrainian Ministry of Defense spokesperson Andriy Lysenko said at a press conference on March 24. No Ukrainian soldiers ...
Continue reading the main story. The fight between Afghan forces and the Taliban took a momentous turn in the southern province of Helmand as militants overran the strategic district of Sangin after years of costly assaults on British, U.S. and Afghan ...
The event was attended by Governor Yulia Svetlychnaya and other senior officials of Kharkov province, Ukrainian veterans and experts who once worked in Vietnam, officials from the Vietnamese Embassy in Ukraine and Vietnamese expats in the province ...
Massive fires still raged on March 23 at the Ukrainian armed forces' biggest ammunition depot, near Balakliya in Kharkiv Oblast some 600 kilometers east of Kyiv. The base was rocked by a series of massive explosions of unknown origin, although ...
Ukrainian police said Mr Voronenkov was shot by an unidentified gunman at the entrance of an upmarket hotel in the Ukrainian capital. Mr Voronenkov, 45, a former member of the communist faction in the lower house of Russian parliament, had moved to ...
The Daily Vertical: Putin's Plan B In Ukraine (Transcript). March 22, 2017. Brian Whitmore ... So Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov has denied that Russia was preparing to annex territories in Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts occupied by Moscow's proxies. And ...
MINSK, 22 March (BelTA) - The international program Chernobyl Road - Road of Life: Into the Future with Hope kicked off in Kalinkovichi, Gomel Oblast on 22 March, BelTA learned from Yekaterina Dalidovich, the author and coordinator of the project ...
A Ukrainian judge who was once stabbed in the back 12 times has been compared to a villainous Disney octopus. Alla Bandura, who works in Ukraine's Rivne Oblast region, is known for her striking and elaborate image. She likes to wear bright red lipstick ...
These official Ukrainian government statistics don't include Crimea or the parts of Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts not controlled by Ukraine (the so-called "Donetsk People's Republic" and "Luhansk People's Republic"). This means these figures could ...
A tank takes position during a drill conducted in December 2016 by the newly established 150th Motorized rifle Division in Russia's Rostov region, about 50 kilometers from the border with Ukraine. ... To that end, Russia has been building up its armed ...
Twenty-six years ago, the Tavria Ukrainian Folk Dance Ensemble attended the Prince Albert festival - at the time it was the only Ukrainian dance festival in the province. They enjoyed it so much that when they returned home they decided to start their ...
Najafov said that one of the trucks was loaded in Starokonstantinovsk district of Khmelnytsk Oblast and the other in Pryluky city of Chernihiv oblast. "The trucks passed customs inspection. However, the contact with the drivers suddenly lost and it is ...
"The situation remains most difficult near Avdiyivka and its nearby frontline zones," Lysenko said, referring to the frontline Ukrainian city in Donetsk Oblast where the latest surge in fighting broke out in late January. "Usually the enemy becomes ...
The trip south from Kyiv to the villages of Cherkasy Oblast takes several hours by bus over often bumpy roads, but I don't mind - the idyllic countryside and expansive views of chernozem, the black soil that Ukraine is famous for, provides some ...
Ukraine's government delivered a blow to plans to disrupt trade between Ukraine and Russian-controlled areas of Ukraine: law enforcement agencies broke up an activists' blockade of a railway line on March, 13. The blockade organizers fear it could be ...
Unbeknownst to many, Greeks make up the third largest nationality in the Donetsk Oblast (Donetsk Province) in the Ukraine. In particular, the region is home to the city of Mariupol where a large influx of Pontic Greeks came to settle as far back as 1780.
"investors see three main problems in Ukraine: corruption, corruption and corruption," said Daniel Bilak, chief investment adviser to Prime Minister Volodymyr Hroisman.
Russia has not invaded Eastern Ukraine. There are no regular units of the Russian military in the breakaway provinces, nor has Russia launched any air strikes from its territory. It has sent weapons and other provisions to the Ukrainian forces seeking ...
People living along the line of contact in the GCA are beset with a host of legal issues affecting their enjoyment of basic human rights and fundamental freedoms.
Each year, the province funds UBC to admit a set number of domestic students and we consistently exceed these targets. In 2016-17, UBC was funded to enrol 29,654 full-time domestic undergraduate students and it enrolled 30,898.
Former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych abandoned office and fled the country shortly after his security forces carried out the Feb. 20, 2014 massacre on Instytutska Street.
Ukraine in 2016 purchased nuclear fuel worth a total of $548.81 million, which is 14.7 percent (or $94.761 million) less than in 2015.


 

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