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  • WorldUkraine opens new nuclear waste site at Chernobyl

    Ukraine opens new nuclear waste site at Chernobyl

    Kyiv: Ukraine’s president on Monday unveiled a new nuclear waste repository at Chernobyl, the site of the world’s worst nuclear disaster that unfolded exactly 35 years ago.  President Volodymyr Zelenskyy visited Chernobyl together…

  • WorldUkraine says membership in EU, NATO 'matter of time'

    Ukraine says membership in EU, NATO ‘matter of time’

    Kyiv: Ukraine’s accession to the European Union and NATO is a question of not if but when, Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba has said during the meeting with his Georgian counterpart, David Zalkaliani,…

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    Russia sends warships for manoeuvres amid Ukraine tension

    Moscow: Amid renewed tension in eastern Ukraine, Russia has sent 15 warships to the Black Sea for a manoeuvre, which passed through the Kerch Strait on the Crimean Peninsula on Saturday, the Navy…

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    Russia threatening Ukraine with destruction says Kyiv

    Ukraine’s foreign minister accused Russia of threatening Ukraine with destruction as Western countries raise the alarm over an escalation of the separatist conflict on Thursday. Foreign minister Dmytro Kuleba said during a…

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    Russia says troop buildup near Ukraine is a response to NATO

    Moscow: Russia’s defence minister said Tuesday that the country’s massive military buildup in the west was part of readiness drills amid what he described as threats from NATO. Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu said…

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    Biden affirms support for Ukraine in first call to leader

    Washington: President Joe Biden underscored US support for Ukraine on Friday in his first call to that country’s leader following reports of Russian troop movements on its eastern border. Biden in his conversation…

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    Ukraine blocks Chinese takeover of jet engine manufacturer: Report

    Kyiv: Ukraine will halt the takeover of an aircraft engine maker by a Chinese company, following the objection by the United States over the prospect of important military technology falling into Beijing’s…

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    15 die in Ukraine nursing home fire

    Moscow: A fire at a private nursing home in the Ukrainian city of Kharkiv killed 15 people and injured five others Thursday, officials said. The cause of the blaze in the two-story building…

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    Russia follows US to withdraw from Open Skies Treaty

    Moscow: Russia said Friday it will withdraw from an international treaty allowing observation flights over military facilities following the US exit from the pact. Russia’s Foreign Ministry said in a statement that the…

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    Ukraine records 4,661 COVID cases in a single day

    Kyiv: Ukraine has registered a record 4,661 COVID-19 cases and 92 related deaths in the past 24 hours, the National Security and Defence Council said on Saturday. This brings the case tally…

  • SportsAnsu Fati becomes Spain's youngest-ever goalscorer in win over Ukraine

    Ansu becomes Spain’s youngest-ever goalscorer in win over Ukraine

    Madrid: Ansu Fati became Spain’s youngest goalscorer in history during his team’s massive win over Ukraine in the Nations League. Aged 17 years and 311 days, Fati became the youngest player to the net for Spain, breaking…

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    Gunman holds 20 people hostage in Ukraine

    Kiev:  A gunman claiming to be armed with explosives on Tuesday seized a passenger bus and was holding 20 people hostage in the western Ukrainian city of Lutsk, police said. The press service…

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    Ukraine expecting decryption results of crashed plane’s black boxes

    Kiev:  Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said that the French Bureau of Investigation and Analysis for Civil Aviation Safety would start decoding the black boxes of the passenger aeroplane that was downed near Tehran…

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    Ukrainian town sealed off after monastery outbreak

    Kiev: Police have stopped people going in and out of the Ukrainian town of Pochayiv after an outbreak at one of the largest Orthodox monasteries in Eastern Europe. Dozens of people including priests…

  • Ukraine PM submits resignation to President

    Kyiv [Ukraine]: Ukrainian Prime Minister Oleksiy Honcharuk on Friday submitted his resignation to President Volodymyr Zelensky. “I have come to this post to fulfill the president’s program. He is an example of…

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    Ukraine, pro-Russian separatists begin prisoner swap

    Kyiv: Ukrainian government forces and pro-Russian separatists on Sunday began an all-for-all prisoner swap in a move aimed at de-escalating 5-year long war in the country. As part of the deal, the…

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    US to provide $300 million military aid to Ukraine in 2020

    Kiev: The US national defence policy bill for the fiscal year 2020 has authorised USD 300 million in military aid to Ukraine and also imposed sanctions against a new Russia-Germany pipeline. “The…

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    Ukraine crowds protest over Russia summit

    Kiev: Some 5,000 Ukrainians rallied in Kiev on Sunday warning President Volodymyr Zelensky to resist pressure from Russia’s Vladimir Putin when the two men meet on Monday for talks on the conflict…

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    Trump attacks on ex-ambassador to Ukraine

    Washington: United States President Donald Trump has criticized the former ambassador to Ukraine during her impeachment testimony at a public hearing on Friday. Marie Yovanovitch has accused the US leader of leading a…

  • WorldTrump authorizes sanctions, slaps steel tariffs on Turkey

    Trump may release transcript of April Ukraine call

    Washington: US President Donald Trump has said that he was likely to release the full transcript of his April telephone conversation with his Ukrainian counterpart Volodymyr Zelensky on Tuesday, a day before public…

  • WorldTrump authorizes sanctions, slaps steel tariffs on Turkey

    Trump’s EU envoy admits Ukraine quid pro quo

    Washington: Gordon Sondland, the US envoy to the EU, has made an amendment to his earlier Congressional testimony, admitting that the US President Donald Trump offered Ukraine a quid pro quo to…

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    NATO demands Russia ‘withdraw all troops’ from Ukraine

    Kiev: NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg on Wednesday welcomed a pullback by the Ukrainian army and Moscow-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine, but reiterated calls for Russia to “withdraw all their troops”. Tuesday saw…

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    Thousands of Ukrainians march against a troop pullback

    Kiev: Thousands of Ukrainians marched in Kiev on Monday, decrying as “capitulation” a mooted pullback of troops fighting Moscow-backed separatists in the east and calling for victory in the five-year war. The…

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    House Democrats subpoena WH for Ukraine documents

    Washington: House Democrats has issued a subpoena to the White House seeking documents related to President Donald Trump’s interactions with the Ukrainian leadership, ratcheting up the Democratic impeachment inquiry into Trump. The…

  • NewsTrump authorizes sanctions, slaps steel tariffs on Turkey

    US envoy to Ukraine resigns amid whistleblower crisis

    Washington: Kurt Volker, Donald Trump’s special envoy to Ukraine, has resigned following the release of a whistleblower complaint that alleged the US President’s inappropriate interactions with his Ukrainian counterpart. The State Press,…

  • NewsTrump congratulates Russia, Ukraine for exchanging prisoners

    Trump congratulates Russia, Ukraine for exchanging prisoners

    Washington: US President Donald Trump on Saturday congratulated Russia and Ukraine for swapping a “large number of prisoners.” “Russia and Ukraine just swapped large numbers of prisoners. Very good news, perhaps a…

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    Netanyahu says Israel and Ukraine ‘better together’

    Kiev: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday called for closer ties with Ukraine while meeting its recently elected President Volodymr Zelensky in Kiev. Analysts say the trip is part of Netanyahu’s…

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    Netanyahu visits Ukraine ahead of September poll

    Jerusalem: Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu embarked Sunday on an official visit to Ukraine — from which many Israelis hail — a month ahead of the Jewish state’s elections. Netanyahu said he…

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    Eight killed in Ukraine hotel fire

    Kiev: Eight people were killed and ten were injured in a hotel fire in Ukraine’s port city of Odessa early Saturday, emergency services said. The fire broke out at 1.34 am (2234…

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    Ukraine to have early parliamentary elections

    Kyiv [Ukraine]: Ukraine’s new President Volodymyr Zelensky on Tuesday called for early parliamentary elections for July 21, reported Al Jazeera. This comes a day after Zelensky, during his inaugural speech, announced that…

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