Ukraine


EU Extends Sanctions Against Russia Over Crimea

The European Union has extended sanctions against Russia for a year over its annexation of Ukraine’s Crimean Peninsula in 2014. The EU said in a statement on Monday that it…

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‘I’m Alive’: Russian Reporter, Ukraine Police Faked Killing

A Russian journalist who was reportedly gunned down in Ukraine’s capital strolled into a news conference that authorities called Wednesday to discuss the investigation of his death, revealing that the…

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Ohel on Kever of the Maharsha Desecrated

Mispallelim who came to daven at the kever of the Maharsha in Ostroh (Ostrog), in Western Ukraine, on Friday were shocked to see that the site of the kever had been…

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Large Crowd Spends Shabbos in Uman

Several hundred Breslover Chassidim traveled to Ukraine last week to spend Shabbos in Uman, near the kever of the Rebbe Reb Nachman of Breslov, zt”l. Rosh Chodesh Nisan is one…

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EU Extends $1.2B Loan to Ukraine

The European Union’s foreign policy chief says the EU will extend a 1-billion-euro ($1.2-billion) loan to struggling Ukraine. Federica Mogherini, who was visiting the capital Kiev on Monday, told reporters…

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Israel Seeks Action on Anti-Semitic Graffiti in Ukraine

Israel protested to the Ukrainian government on Wednesday after anti-Semitic graffiti was smeared on several Jewish landmarks in the city of Odessa. “We view this anti-Semitism with worry,” the Foreign…

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Supporters Free Ex-Georgian Leader From Ukrainian Police

Ukrainian supporters of former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili freed him from a police van on Tuesday, after his detention on suspicion of assisting a criminal organization sparked clashes with police…

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