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News Ukraine » Politics: How a U.S. coal deal warmed Ukraine's ties with Trump

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-ukraine-usa-coal/how-a-u-s-coal-deal-warmed-ukraines-ties-with-trump-idUSKCN1G31V8
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

Energy expert Andriy Gerus told Reuters the Xcoal deal “probably helps Ukraine to build some good political connections with the USA and that is quite important right now”. The anthracite for Centrenergo is mined in Pennsylvania, which backed Trump in ...

News Ukraine » Politics: Ukrainian-linked lawyer charged with lying to feds in ongoing Russia elections meddling probe

News channel or source: http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/ukrainian-linked-lawyer-charged-lying-feds-ongoing-russia/story?id=53217610
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

Special Counsel Robert Mueller's team has charged an attorney with making false statements related to his 2012 work on behalf of the Ukraine Ministry of Justice — the latest set of charges in the ongoing probe of Russian meddling in the 2016 election.

News Ukraine » Politics: Russia urges Ukraine to lambast attack on Russian cultural center in Kiev - diplomat

News channel or source: http://tass.com/politics/990575
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

political turbulence and social discontent, the Kiev authorities are actively propagating an image of an adversary personified as Russia," Lukashevich said. "Offences against Russian property and Russian citizens in Ukraine are encouraged. At the ...

News Ukraine » Politics: Ukraine is still on the edge, despite all efforts to stabilise it

News channel or source: http://menafn.com/1096487885/Ukraine-is-still-on-the-edge-despite-all-efforts-to-stabilise-it
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

To add to the complexity, the two sides in Ukraine are internally fragmented. The eastern separatists are not one uniform force, as became obvious in an in Luhansk in November 2017. Nor do political elites in Kyiv see eye-to-eye on how to deal with the ...

News Ukraine » Politics: Patriotism without nationalism: Ukraine bids farewell to philosopher Myroslav Popovych

News channel or source: http://uacrisis.org/64546-patriotism-without-nationalism-myroslav-popovych
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

Maidan, on the contrary, changed Ukraine’s political system. And it can never be eradicated. When we came and stood there saying: ‘I will not walk away until…’, we never thought it might grow into such a large-scale political act, undoubtedly ...

News Ukraine » Politics: Russia was Ukraine's biggest Trading Partner in 2017

News channel or source: http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=24787&SEO=russia-was-ukraines-biggest-trading-partner-in-2017
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

Russia and Ukraine maintain a strong political dispute, after Moscow rejected the coup d'etat perpetrated by Kiev's rightwing, on February, 2014, supported Crimea's sovereignty and the cause of the insurgent population of the Donbass coal mining region.

News Ukraine » Politics: How both sides in Ukraine’s war are losing the HIV battle

News channel or source: http://www.irinnews.org/feature/2018/02/15/how-both-sides-ukraine-s-war-are-losing-hiv-battle
Publication date: Saturday 17 February 2018

“We have always to explain that what we are doing is humanitarian,” Alain Aeschlimann, head of the ICRC delegation in Ukraine that delivers medicines on both sides of the conflict, told IRIN. “We are not at all involved in politics, but it’s clear ...

News Ukraine » Politics: Possible UN troops deployment in Donbas to take months: Ukrainian FM

News channel or source: http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2018-02/20/c_136987497.htm
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

citing Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin. "If a political decision is taken, it would take between six months and ten months for the UN to deploy the mission, because this is a quite large-scale mission," Klimkin said in an interview to local TV ...

News Ukraine » Politics: “Invisible battalion”: how Ukrainian women secured the right to fight on a par with men

News channel or source: https://www.opendemocracy.net/od-russia/ganna-grytsenko/invisible-battalion-ukraine
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

political views and battalion affiliations were not taken into consideration). A hitherto apolitical culture journalist who, by her own admission, wouldn’t have been able to tell you the name of the Ukrainian prime minister, Olena Maksymenko resolved to ...