Ukraine’s consul in Hamburg investigated for xenophobic Facebook posts

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Ukraine’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs on May 14 said it had started an investigation into Vasyl Marushchynets, Ukraine’s Consul General in Hamburg, Germany, who allegedly posted derogatory statements about Jews, Russians, Hungarians, Roma and other nations on his Facebook page. Marushchynets was ...

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Activists say police aren’t doing their jobs in preventing, investigating attacks

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A spike in violent attacks on minority groups has human rights advocates calling on law enforcement to do their jobs better — both in preventing attacks and in investigating them after they happen. “We don’t feel protected,” said Yulia Kondur, head of the Chirikli Roma Women Fund, during a ...

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Two soldiers killed, four wounded in 66 separatist attacks on Ukrainian positions

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Russia-backed separatists have fired 66 times at the positions of the Joint Forces Operation (JFO) units, killing two Ukrainian soldiers and wounding four more, the press center for the JFO’s headquarters has said. “Russian-led forces, disregarding international agreements, violated t...

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Two Ukrainian soldiers wounded in Donbas over past day

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Two Ukrainian servicemen were wounded in the Joint Forces Operation area in eastern Ukraine in last day.

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BBC: Poland stops ‘Russian hybrid war groups’

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Poland has arrested a Russian woman suspected of working with accomplices to foment tension with neighboring Ukraine, Polish security officials say. Poland’s internal security agency, the AWB, said “Yekaterina C” would be expelled soon. Four other people are now barred from ente...

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Ukrainian airlines increase passenger traffic by 15.4% this year

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In January-April 2018, Ukrainian airlines increased passenger traffic by 15.4% compared to the corresponding period of 2017.

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Dzhaparova: Russia doing everything possible to turn Crimean Tatars into ‘people non grata’

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The Russian occupation of Crimea became possible, including, due to the deportation of the indigenous people 74 years ago.

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Kubiv: Carpathian strategy deepen cooperation with Poland and EU

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The Carpathian strategy could become one of the instruments for expanding interregional cooperation between Ukraine and Poland, and also with the EU as a whole, First Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Economic Development and Trade Stepan Kubiv has said at a meeting with Polish Minister of Inves...

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Hryvnia exchange rate could remain within Hr 25.7-26.3/$1 through autumn

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The hryvnia exchange rate could remain in the range of UAH 25.7-26.3 per $1 by the beginning of autumn, according to bankers interviewed by Interfax-Ukraine. “If there are no internal and external shocks, the corridor of the hryvnia exchange rate in May-August will be UAH 25.8-26.3/$1,̶...

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112.ua: Creeping legitimization of Russia’s presidential election in Crimea

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There is no mention of the voting at the territory of annexed Crimea at the report of the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) and it shows the ‘creeping legitimization’. Iryna Gerashchenko, the First Deputy Speaker of Ukraine’s Parliament claimed this as 112 Ukraine b...

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USAID to give Ukraine additional $125 million for Donbas

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The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) plans to provide Ukraine with additional technical assistance in the amount of $125 million for the restoration of Donbas and adjacent territories.

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