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Russia, Ukraine discuss exchange of Sentsov, other prisoners

MOSCOW, Russia – Russian leader Vladimir Putin and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko discussed on Saturday, June 9, a possible exchange of prisoners, raising hopes that hunger-striking film director Oleg Sentsov and others could be released ahead of the start of the World Cup next week. "Special attention was paid to humanitarian ........»»

Category: newsSource: rappler rapplerJun 9th, 2018

U.S., Ukraine navy heads meet after Russia ship seizure

WASHINGTON DC, USA – The head of the Ukrainian navy is meeting his US counterpart this week in Washington, where they will discuss the Russian navy's recent seizure of 3 Ukrainian vessels , a US official said Thursday, December 13. Russian ships last month opened fire on 3 Ukrainian navy vessels as they tried ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 14th, 2018

EU prize awarded to Ukraine s Sentsov in slap to Russia

STRASBOURG, France – The European Parliament on Thursday, October 25,  awarded the Sakharov human rights prize to Ukrainian Oleg Sentsov and called for Russia to free the filmmaker, jailed after opposing the annexation of his native Crimea. In bestowing the honor, the European Union's elected assembly took Russian President Vladimir Putin ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 26th, 2018

Ukraine, pro-Russia rebels in mass prisoner swap

GORLIVKA, Ukraine – Ukraine and Russian-backed rebels have swapped hundreds of prisoners in the war-torn east of the country, one of the largest exchanges since the outbreak of an insurgency almost 4 years ago. The swap of captives on a dusty road close to the town of ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 28th, 2017

Germany hosts Ukraine summit, also expected to discuss Syria

BERLIN — The leaders of Russia, Ukraine and France gathered in Berlin on yesterday for four-way talks hosted by German Chancellor Angela Merkel that aimed to.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 19th, 2016

Facebook shuts hundreds of Russia-linked pages, accounts

LONDON --- Facebook says it has removed hundreds of Russia-linked pages, groups and accounts that it says were part of two big disinformation operations, in its latest effort to fight fake news. The social media company said Thursday it took action after finding two networks "that engaged in coordinated inauthentic behavior" on its Facebook and Instagram platforms. Facebook's head of cybersecurity policy, Nathaniel Gleicher, said in a blog post that one network operated in countries in Central and Eastern Europe and the other focused on Ukraine. The people running the accounts represented themselves as independent news sources and posted on topics like anti-NATO sentiment and pr...Keep on reading: Facebook shuts hundreds of Russia-linked pages, accounts.....»»

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WADA to discuss Russia on January 22 | The Manila Times Online

PARIS: WADA officials will discuss recommendations on the compliance of the Russian anti-doping agency (RUSADA) on January 22, the World Anti-doping Agency announced Saturday (Sunday in Manila). WADA.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJan 14th, 2019

Ecumenical Patriarch signs decree granting Ukraine church independence

The spiritual head of Orthodox Christians worldwide formally granted independence to the Ukrainian church, marking an historic split from Russia which Ukrainian leaders see as vital to the country’s security. Ecumenical Patriarch signs decree granting Ukraine church independence Source link: Ecumenical Patriarch signs decree granting Ukraine church independence.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJan 6th, 2019

Ukraine Orthodox Church declares independence from Russia | The Manila Times Online

KIEV, Ukraine: Ukrainian Orthodox leaders on Saturday (Sunday in Manila) approved the creation of a unified church independent of the Moscow Patriarchate and elected a leader to head that newREAD The.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsDec 17th, 2018

Ukraine creates church independent from Russia

KIEV, Ukraine – A historic council of Orthodox bishops in Kiev created a new Ukrainian church independent from Russia, President Petro Poroshenko announced on Saturday, December 15.  The announcement came after Ukrainian priests held a historic synod in Kiev's 11th-century Saint Sophia Cathedral to work towards establishing an Orthodox church independent ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 15th, 2018

Ukraine priests to hold historic unification synod

  KIEV, Ukraine – Ukrainian priests will hold a historic synod on Saturday to work towards founding an independent church, in what Kiev authorities hope will be a further step out of Russia's orbit. Ties between the ex-Soviet neighbours have broken down since Moscow annexed Crimea in 2014 following a pro-Western ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 15th, 2018

Ukraine calls for international action against Russian aggression

MILAN, Italy – Ukraine's foreign minister on Thursday, December 6, called for a speedy international response to Russia's "aggression" after it seized 3 Ukrainian navy ships and 24 sailors in the Sea of Azov. At a meeting of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) in Milan, Pavlo Klimkin said this was the fifth ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 7th, 2018

Ukraine calls up reservists amid tensions with Russia

KIEV, Ukraine --- Ukraine's president on Monday announced a partial call-up of reservists for training amid tensions with Russia, saying the country needs to beef up its defenses to counter the threat of a Russian invasion. The Kremlin dismissed the Ukrainian leader's statement as an "absurd" attempt to inflame tensions. Relations between the two neighbors have been strained further following a Nov. 25 incident in which the Russian coast guard fired upon and seized three Ukrainian naval vessels and their crews off the Crimean Peninsula that Russia annexed from Ukraine. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko responded by introducing martial law for 30 days in much of Ukraine. F...Keep on reading: Ukraine calls up reservists amid tensions with Russia.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2018

Border village grinds to a halt amid Ukraine-Russia tensions

Valentina Boldyreva stepped out of her two-story house on an overcast and snowy Sunday afternoon to say hello to her 76-year-old sister who lives on the other side of Friendship of People’s Street, a tall barbed-wire fence separating them. Border village grinds to a halt amid Ukraine-Russia tensions Source link: Border village grinds to a halt amid Ukraine-Russia tensions.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2018

Russia flexes muscle on border

KIEV — Russia is building up its land forces and weapons along the border, Ukraine’s President said Saturday as German Chancellor Angela Merkel warned Russia not to block Ukrainian ports in the Sea of Azov. Tensions between Russia and Ukraine were still escalating a week after a naval clash in the Black Sea on 25 […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsDec 2nd, 2018

Russia massing troops, weapons at Ukraine border - Kiev | Inquirer News

KIEV, Ukraine --- Russia is building up its land forces and weapons along the border, Ukraine's president said Saturday as German Chancellor Angela Merkel warned Russia not to block Ukrainian port.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsDec 2nd, 2018

Ukraine urges NATO to deploy ships amid standoff with Russia

    KIEV, Ukraine --- The Ukrainian president has urged NATO to deploy naval ships to the Sea of Azov, a proposal that has been sharply criticized by Russia as a provocation that could further inflame tensions between the two countries.   In an interview in the German daily Bild, published Thursday, President Petro Poroshenko laid out his hope that NATO would "relocate naval ships to the Sea of Azov in order to assist Ukraine and provide security" against the expansionist ambitions of Russian President Vladimir Putin.   His call follows the weekend incident in which the Russian coast guard fired on and seized three Ukrainian vessels and their cre...Keep on reading: Ukraine urges NATO to deploy ships amid standoff with Russia.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 29th, 2018

Standoff: Ukraine asks NATO help

BERLIN, Germany – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko asked NATO members including Germany Thursday to send naval vessels to the Sea of Azov to back his country in the standoff with Russia. “Germany is one of our closest allies, and we hope that states within NATO are now ready to relocate naval ships to the Sea […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsNov 29th, 2018

Trump says may cancel Putin meet after Ukraine-Russia sea clash

KIEV, Ukraine – US President Donald Trump has said he may cancel a long-awaited summit with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin after a confrontation at sea between Russia and Ukraine led Kiev to warn of the threat of "full-scale war". Trump is scheduled to meet Putin at the G20 summit in ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 28th, 2018

Trump says may cancel Putin meet after Ukraine-Russia sea clash | The Manila Times Online

KIEV: US President Donald Trump has said he may cancel a long-awaited summit with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin after a confrontation at sea between Russia and Ukraine led KievREAD The post T.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsNov 28th, 2018

Ukrainian president warns of threat of full-scale war with Russia

KIEV, Ukraine – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Tuesday, November 27, warned of the threat of "full-scale war" and said Russia had sharply increased its military presence on their shared border as tensions escalate between the ex-Soviet neighbors. The crisis also threatened growing diplomatic fallout with US President Donald Trump ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 28th, 2018