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  1. First Bout With Putin Puts Ukraine's New Leader Under Spotlight  The Moscow Times
  2. Ukraine's Russian-speaking president gives glimmer of hope to war-torn east  Reuters
  3. Putin Widens Citizenship Offer To All Residents Of Ukraine's Donetsk, Luhansk Regions  RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty
  4. Russia's Putin extends passport offer to Ukraine citizens  CNA
  5. US forces have much to learn from Ukraine's fight with Russia, says State Department official  Military Times
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  1. Ukraine says organiser of MH17 missile truck is arrested and jailed - DutchNews.nl - Live  DutchNews.nl
  2. Ukraine says transport organizer of missile that shot down MH-17 plane in jail  Reuters
  3. Families, Countries Mark Fifth Anniversary Of MH17 Flight Downed Over Ukraine  RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty
  4. Russia must be punished for downing MH17: Ukraine's envoy to EU  UNIAN
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Zelensky’s political novices shake up Ukraine election battle  Financial Times

New president seeks to cement power in Sunday's vote with anti-establishment message.


Ukraine's Constitutional Court Upholds Law Equating Communism To Nazism  RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty

Ukraine's Constitutional Court has upheld a law that equates communism to Nazism and bans the dissemination of its symbols, a law that has prompted angry ...


Ukraine to Cut Rates as Inflation Eases Before General Elections  Bloomberg

Ukraine will probably cut Europe's-second highest benchmark interest rate amid slowing inflation and expectations that parliamentary elections will revive a deal ...


The bank that holds the key to Ukraine’s future  Financial Times

A bank once owned by oligarch Igor Kolomoisky is set to be a defining issue for the new president.


Human cost of Ukraine conflict is growing, Security Council told  UN News

The human cost of the conflict in Ukraine is growing, the UN political chief told the Security Council on Tuesday, during a briefing on the current situation in the ...


Kremlin ally says prisoner swap could be soon if Ukraine serious  Reuters

Ukraine and Russia could swap prisoners within a matter of days, including filmmaker Oleg Sentsov whom Moscow jailed on terrorism charges, if Kiev shows the ...


Volodymyr Zelensky: Why Ukraine's new president needs second election win  BBC News

Volodymyr Zelensky's presidential victory was hailed as a political earthquake but he has been unable to make changes.


Billionaire Shows How Politics Might Really Work in Ukraine  Bloomberg

Kostyantin Zhevago is looking to extend his more than two decades as a lawmaker while his company is under the scrutiny of auditors.


Croatia Key to Ukrainian Far-Right's International Ambitions  Balkan Insight

A far-right militant movement in Ukraine is forging ties with like-minded politicians and war veterans in European Union member Croatia, a BIRN investigation ...


Mr. President, It’s Time to Meet With Ukraine’s New Leader  Daily Signal

Amid Russia's maneuvers, there is no better opportunity for President Donald Trump to make common cause with Volodymyr Zelenskyy, Ukraine's new ...


Russia, Ukraine in talks over fate of captured sailors, other prisoners  CBC News

The Russian envoy for human rights, Svetlana Moskalkova, arrived in Ukraine on Monday on a rare visit, and held talks with her Ukrainian counterpart about ...


One Photographer's War In Ukraine  PetaPixel

Andriy Dubchak is one of the only photojournalists to have covered the conflict in eastern Ukraine from its beginning. In this article, he shares deeply personal ...


Will Nationalism Poison Ukraine's New President?  The National Interest Online

Volodymr Zelensky's election win was a result of Ukraine's pent-up demand for normalcy with Russia. But now it looks like Ukraine's new president is ...


Ukraine investigates grenade attack on Kiev TV station  Reuters

KIEV (Reuters) - Ukrainian authorities said on Saturday they were investigating an attack on a Kiev television station owned by an opposition election candidate, ...


Italian Weapons Cache Tied To Suspects Who Fought In Ukraine  RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty

Italian police are continuing their investigation into a far-right group found to have a large cache of weapons, including an air-to-air missile. The investigation ...


Russia blacklists Canada-based Ukrainian World Congress, declaring it 'undesirable'  National Post

OTTAWA — The Canadian president of the Ukrainian World Congress, which represents a diaspora of 20 million Ukrainians worldwide, is decrying a Russian ...


Hayden Panettiere's daughter living with ex Wladimir Klitschko in Ukraine  Page Six

Hayden Panettiere has reportedly been apart from her 4-year-old daughter since her breakup with the father, Wladimir Klitschko, last August.


Location of 69 Ukrainians in Donbas, 208 detainees in Ukraine confirmed  112 International

Ukrainian side announces exchange of the prisoners kept in Ukraine, Donbas.


Ukraine names condition for Zelensky-Putin summit in Normandy format  UNIAN

Deputy Head of the Presidential Office Vadym Prystaiko has said a prerequisite for the holding of the Normandy Four (Ukraine, Germany, France and Russia) ...


Putin and Ukraine's new leader discuss east Ukraine conflict  ABC News

Russian President Vladimir Putin had his first phone call with Ukraine's new president on Thursday and discussions centered on the conflict in eastern Ukraine ...


Ukrainian hacker sought by US arrested  The Associated Press

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine has arrested an alleged major computer hacker who has been sought by the United States for years. The head of Ukraine's ...


Russian, Ukrainian Leaders Talk at Last  VOA News

MOSCOW — Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Ukrainian counterpart, Volodymyr Zelenskiy, on Friday held their first talks since the election of the ...


Putin’s opponents pin hopes on Ukraine’s new president  The Irish Times

Volodymyr Zelenskiy vows to make Ukraine a beacon of democracy in post-Soviet world.


Reuters: Ukraine's Russian-speaking president gives glimmer of hope to war-torn east  Kyiv Post

A Ukrainian soldier engages the enemy in the war zone near the town of Novoluhanske on June 14, 2019. Photo by Volodymyr Petrov. In one of his first acts as ...


Ukraine reports 15 enemy attacks in Donbas in past day  UNIAN

Russia's hybrid military forces on July 17 mounted 15 attacks on Ukrainian Army positions in Donbas, eastern Ukraine. Shelling brought no casualties over the ...


RFE/RL Urges Release Of Ukrainian Journalist Held By Separatists For Two Years  RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty

Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) has urged Russia-backed separatists to release blogger Stanislav Aseyev, who has been held in eastern Ukraine ...


Ukraine's creative youth reappraise the country's Soviet aesthetics  New Europe

Whether it's designer swimwear featuring Soviet mosaics modelled by contemporary Ukrainian artists, a photography book celebrating Socialist Modernism, ...


Berlin wants Russia to release Ukrainian sailors  Kyiv Post

German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas has said that he intends to discuss the need to release 24 Ukrainian sailors and officers of special services arrested by ...


Open audition: Ukraine's comedian president invites citizens to run in July poll  Reuters

KIEV (Reuters) - A comedian and entrepreneur, 29-year-old Roman Hryshchuk had only been in politics for a few weeks when he found himself in front of a ...


Ukraine president kicks official out of meeting over criminal record  Reuters

Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelenskiy had a regional official expelled from a meeting broadcast live on television on Wednesday because of a past criminal ...


Ukrainian Far-Right Extremists Receive State Funds to Teach "Patriotism" - bellingcat  bellingcat

Authored and researched by Oleksiy Kuzmenko, Michael Colborne. Ahead of Ukrainian parliamentary elections on July 21, it is clear from polling data that ...


Rock star joins Ukraine’s comedian president on changing political stage  The Irish Times

Two of the nation's top showmen could forge reformist alliance after Sunday's elections.


Caught in Ukraine's violence, war and identity crisis  Al Jazeera English

Mariupol, Ukraine - Diana Berg champions contemporary art, feminism and LGBT rights in the epicentre of Ukraine's main crises - a separatist war, spiralling ...


Ukraine's paralympic football team reaches World Cup final (Video)  UNIAN

Ukraine's paralympic national football team have reached the World Cup final, which is set to be held in Seville, Spain. In the semifinal, Ukrainians confidently ...


Ukraine reports eight enemy attacks in Donbas in past day  UNIAN

Russia's hybrid military forces on July 16 mounted eight attacks on Ukrainian Army positions in Donbas, eastern Ukraine. Shelling brought no casualties over the ...


Hungary sets terms to unblock Ukraine-NATO talks  Emerging Europe

Hungary is ready to improve economic relations with Ukraine and unblock NATO membership talks as soon as the rights of ethnic Hungarians living in Ukraine's ...


Ukraine's Zelenskiy proposes peace talks with Putin  Deutsche Welle

Volodymyr Zelenskiy, the recently elected president of Ukraine, invited Russian President Vladimir Putin to resume peace talks to solve the ongoing conflict ...


Sunflowers From Ukraine Memorialize Dutch MH17 Victims  RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty

Five years ago, on July 17, 2014, flight MH17 was shot down over the conflict zone in eastern Ukraine, killing all 298 people on board. In the Dutch city of ...


Why FTA with Israel will not benefit Ukraine so much?  112 International

Ukraine has almost completed the process of creating a free trade zone with Israel. On July 11, our parliament ratified the relevant agreement, previously signed ...


Ukraine International Airlines shrinks as 737 MAXs are delayed  CAPA - Centre for Aviation

Ukraine International Airlines (UIA) is taking a break from expansion in 2019 following a three-year period of rapid growth despite challenging market conditions ...


U.S. oil makes it to Ukraine in another blow to Moscow  Reuters

MOSCOW/LONDON (Reuters) - U.S. crude exports are gaining traction in Europe as even Ukraine turns into a significant consumer of American barrels at the ...


Number of Russia-led forces' attacks on Ukrainian positions in Donbas more than doubles overnight  UNIAN

The number of Russia-led forces attacks in Donbas, eastern Ukraine, on Saturday, July 13, more than doubled overnight since an evening update by the ...


Ukrainian fighter found guilty over killing of Italian photographer  Reuters

MILAN (Reuters) - An Italian court sentenced a Ukrainian man to 24 years in jail on Friday over his role in the 2014 killing of an Italian photographer covering ...


The Death of Ukraine's Liberals  Foreign Policy

On the morning of his presidential inauguration speech in front of the tribunal in parliament, Ukraine's newly elected president, the former television actor ...


Four political parties to enter Ukrainian Parliament in the homestretch of the Parliamentary campaign “OPPOSITION PLATFORM-ZA ZHITTYA” & “EUROPEAN SOLIDARITY” accelerating the pace  EU Today

As we enter the homestretch of the parliamentary campaign in Ukraine, with elections to be held on Sunday, one of the biggest surveys conducted in the country ...


Is Ukraine the next emerging European box office market?  Screen International

Cinemas are being built to *service* the population of 42m.


OCHA Ukraine Situation Report, 17 Jul 2019 [EN/RU/UK] - Ukraine  ReliefWeb

English Situation Report on Ukraine about Contributions, Health, Children, IDPs and more; published on 17 Jul 2019 by OCHA.


Latest from the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine (SMM), based on information received as of 19:30, 16 July 2019 - Ukraine  ReliefWeb

English Situation Report on Ukraine about Mine Action, Peacekeeping and Peacebuilding and more; published on 16 Jul 2019 by OSCE.


Ukraine’s power liberalization showcases its European aspiration  POLITICO.eu

Ukraine's electricity market liberalization will boost trade with Europe, enhance competition and make the country more energy independent.


Zelenskiy's Ukraine: Greenhorn challenge  EURACTIV

Balázs Jarábik looks into the stakes of Sunday's (21 July) Ukraine parliamentary elections, in which President Volodymyr Zelensky's party rides high. Uncertainty ...


Hromadske: What to expect from Ukraine's parliamentary elections  Kyiv Post

An activist of Groysman's Ukrainian Strategy gives out newspapers and the leaflets by a billboard depicting the Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman in Kyiv on ...


Trudeau vows to stand by Ukraine against Russian 'aggression'  Aljazeera.com

Canadian PM discusses arms sales, military training mission at first meeting with Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky.


Iran Is Using Russian ‘Gray Zone’ Tactics, in Echoes of Ukraine War  Daily Signal

Iran has turned to gray zone tactics to offset its own inferiority to the U.S. in terms of conventional military power.


Moldova shows Russia and the West can work together. Can they do it again?  The Christian Science Monitor

That Russia, the U.S., and the EU could oust an oligarch in Moldova is raising hopes that they can find solutions in Ukraine and Georgia too.


G7 Ambassadors Criticize Ukrainian President's Lustration Initiative  RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty

The Group of Seven countries' ambassadors to Ukraine have expressed caution about Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy's proposal to lustrate Ukrainian ...


Will Ukraine Begin a New Dialogue With Moscow?  The National Interest Online

Volodymyr Zelensky was elected on a platform of compromise with Russia and public support seems to be firmly on his side, but other problems restricting his ...


Belarus: Springboard or Casus Belli for Russian Aggression Against Ukraine?  The Jamestown Foundation

The Union State Treaty between Russia and Belarus (signed in April 1997) declares, in Chapter II, Section II, Articles 17–18, that border security falls into a ...


Snap elections: Four parties enter Verkhovna Rada  112 International

Four parties enter the Verkhovna Rada after the elections on July 21. Opposition Platform – For Life and European Solidarity have a sharp rise of rating, as the ...


Chernobyl to become official tourist attraction, Ukraine says  CNN

Chernobyl, the site of the world's worst nuclear disaster which resulted in thousands of deaths, is to become an official tourist attraction, Ukraine's president has ...


Ukraine fury as Russia gets back Council of Europe voting rights  BBC News

Five years after Russia had its voting rights removed because of the annexation of Crimea from Ukraine, the Council of Europe's parliamentary assembly has ...


Dmytro Tymchuk: Ukrainian MP found shot dead at home  BBC News

Prominent Ukrainian MP and military affairs analyst Dmytro Tymchuk has been found shot dead at his home in the capital Kiev. It is unclear whether he was ...


Ukraine eyes Olympic bid despite economic struggles  The Republic

Ukraine's new president has asked officials to consider a bid to host the Olympics, even with the economy still recovering from years of turmoil.


Ukraine's Most Important Battle Is For Energy Independence  Forbes

Ukraine's struggle for energy independence from Russia will be its defining battle of the 21st century.


112 Ukraine cancels public premiere of Oliver Stone's controversial documentary on Ukraine  UNIAN

The 112 Ukraine TV Channel has canceled the public premiere of Oliver Stone's new controversial documentary, Revealing Ukraine, as per the ...


US announces $250m in military aid to Ukraine  Aljazeera.com

Pentagon renews commitments to Ukraine in struggle against Moscow-backed rebels.


A People-Centered Approach to Conflict Resolution in Ukraine  War on the Rocks

It's rare to hear firsthand accounts of daily life amid the conflict in Donbass. But we do have a few. The photographer Paula Bronstein captured the.


Three Russians and one Ukrainian to face MH17 murder charges  The Guardian

Four suspects will face murder charges for the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, three of them Russians, international investigators have said, with ...


Fighting in Ukraine threatens water supply for 3.2 million  CNN

A recent escalation of fighting in eastern Ukraine is threatening access to safe water and sanitation for more than 3 million people, including 500000 children, ...


Liquid radioactive waste treatment plant launched in Kyiv region  UNIAN

A liquid radioactive waste treatment plant has been launched at the decommissioned Chornobyl nuclear power plant's site in Kyiv region, according to the State ...


Zelenskiy Grants Citizenship to 14 Foreigners Who Defended Ukraine's Territory  RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy has signed a decree granting citizenship to 14 foreigners who fought for Ukrainian volunteer battalions and the military ...


Ukraine Role Focuses New Attention on Giuliani’s Foreign Work  The New York Times

A Ukrainian-Russian developer says he hired the former New York mayor Rudolph W. Giuliani to lobby. Mr. Giuliani says he never lobbied the U.S. government.


Austrian justice minister allows extradition of Ukrainian oligarch Firtash to US  Kyiv Post

Austrian Justice Minister Clemens Jabloner on July 16 approved the extradition of Ukrainian oligarch Dmytro Firtash to the United States, Deutsche Welle ...


Hayden Panettiere's 'Life is in Flux' as 4-Year-Old Daughter Lives in Ukraine with Dad: Source  PEOPLE.com

Kaya, 4, has been living in Ukraine with dad Wladimir Klitschko since he and Hayden Panettiere split last August.


Ukraine's Navy reports another act of provocation by Russia in Black Sea  UNIAN

The command of the Ukrainian Armed Forces' Navy has said the Russian Federation once again provoked an emergency situation in the Black Sea, ignoring ...


Troop Pullback Starts At Eastern Ukrainian Flashpoint Town  RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty

Ukraine's armed forces have begun to pull back from the town of Stanytsia Luhanska in the Luhansk region, one of only six civilian crossing points along the ...


Ukrinform: Zelensky discloses details of phone call with Putin  Kyiv Post

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has disclosed the details of a telephone conversation with Russian President Vladimir Putin on July 11 during which ...


A Rock Star Takes The Political Stage In Ukraine  RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty

After comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy's rise to the presidency, rocker Svyatoslav Vakarchuk wants to be the next entertainer to hit the political big time in Ukraine.


Lukashenko agrees to visit Ukraine at Zelensky's invitation – envoy  UNIAN

Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Belarus to Ukraine Igor Sokol has said Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko agreed to visit Ukraine at the ...


Ukraine president submits law criminalising illicit enrichment  Reuters UK

Ukraine's president has submitted a draft law to parliament criminalising illicit enrichment by officials, a condition for receiving support from the International ...


Ukrainian Parliament Approves Forced Chemical Castration Of Pedophiles  RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty

Ukraine's parliament, the Verkhovna Rada, has adopted a law allowing the forcible chemical castration of pedophiles.


EU Extends Sanctions on Russia Over War in Ukraine  Voice of America

The European Union has extended economic sanctions against Russia over the turmoil in eastern Ukraine and demands Russian cooperation with the probe ...


Russian MP says Ukraine’s threats to destroy Crimean Bridge are unrealistic  TASS

SEVASTOPOL, July 16. /TASS/. Ukraine's threats to destroy the Crimean Bridge are unrealistic because its army's capabilities are only enough to conduct ...


Ukraine's public broadcasters want a free press. Can they survive the politics?  PRI

With a new president in power, parliamentary elections set for July and multiple, ongoing challenges to press freedom, the future of Ukraine's public broadcaster ...


Ukraine reports 19 enemy attacks in Donbas in past day  UNIAN

Russia's hybrid military forces on July 14 mounted 19 attacks on Ukrainian Army positions in Donbas, eastern Ukraine. The shelling brought no casualties over ...


Ukraine: Pension Issues, Crossing Conditions  Human Rights Watch

Ukraine's new government should intensify efforts to protect the rights of older Ukrainians living in nongovernment-controlled areas of Donetsk and Luhansk ...


Ukraine says it has agreed exchange of prisoners with Russia  Fiji Times

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


Ukraine wants Chernobyl to be a tourist trap. But scientists warn: Don’t kick up dust.  The Washington Post

The tourists first started flocking to Chernobyl nearly 10 years ago, when fans of the video game S.T.A.L.K.E.R. wanted to see firsthand the nuclear wasteland ...


Ukraine's landmines endangering children  BBC News

Unexploded mines and rockets are one of the legacies of Ukraine's conflict with Russia-backed separatists.


Five years on from the MH17 tragedy, Ukrainians are scraping by on the frontline  ABC News

Five years after MH17 was shot down over Ukraine, soldiers and citizens continue to scrape by on the frontlines of Europe's only current war.


Ukraine warns Hungary against meddling in elections - news politics  UNIAN

Ukraine's Ministry of Foreign Affairs has expressed concern about the latest actions of Hungary's authorities that have "clear signs of meddling in Ukraine's ...


Despite Not Being a Member, Ukraine Makes Steps to Join Upcoming NATO Missions  Newsweek

Despite the fact that Ukraine is not a member of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), the country may soon send military contingents to join NATO ...


EP determines composition of delegation for cooperation with Ukraine  Ukrinform. Ukraine and world news

The European Parliament (EP) at a plenary session in Strasbourg on Wednesday determined the composition of delegations in the framework of ...


Ukraine seeks to improve Chernobyl's image  World Nuclear News

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has signed a decree that sets out plans to develop the Chernobyl exclusion zone as a site for tourism, including new ...


Party of Ukraine's new president leads parliamentary vote race  Reuters

A party set up by Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy, who took office in May, is the most popular political movement in the country, according to an opinion ...


Can Ukraine's Comedian President Seriously Shake Things Up?  The Daily Beast

Volodymir Zelensky is vowing to break the old molds—from his personal appearance and the people he's appointing, to his hard pro-NATO stance and speaking ...


Putin calls on Ukraine's Jewish president to halt 'frenzy of neo-Nazism'  The Times of Israel

Russian President Vladimir Putin has called on Ukraine's newly elected Jewish president to stamp out an alleged “frenzy of neo-Nazism” convulsing his country.


A Tough Weekend For Ukraine's Anti-LGBT “Excremists” - bellingcat  bellingcat

Sunday, the day of the annual KyivPride March of Equality, was a bit of a crappy day for many anti-LGBT extremists in Ukraine.


U.S. To Give $4 Million Toward Explosives Depots In Ukraine  RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty

The United States says it has signed a memorandum of understanding with Ukraine to enhance the safety of the country's stockpiles of conventional munitions.


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