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Ukraine detains dozens of far-right activists in Kiev

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) – Several dozen far-right activists in Ukraine have been detained after clashes with police in the capital of Kiev. Far-right activists on Saturday tried to storm a police station in Kiev after several others were detained [...]

AP Interview: Ukraine ex-PM accuses president of corruption

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) – Former Ukrainian Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko, who is running for president in next month’s election, has accused the incumbent of corruption. Tymoshenko told The Associated Press in an interview Monday that [...]

Amid Russia Tensions, Ukraine Moves Toward Separate Church

MOSCOW — Ukraine took a major step on Saturday toward establishing its own, autonomous Orthodox Church, setting the stage for increased tensions with Russia by altering a centuries-old religious tradition under which the Kiev church answered [...]

Ukraine Asserts Major Russian Military Buildup on Eastern Border

Then, NATO released satellite images corroborating the Ukrainian assertions. But after Mr. Poroshenko visited NATO headquarters in Brussels on Thursday, the secretary general, Jens Stoltenberg, made no specific mention of a buildup. Mr. [...]

Trump Cancels Meeting With Putin, Citing Naval Clash Between Russia and Ukraine

“This is a no-brainer,” said Michael Carpenter, senior director of the Penn Biden Center for Diplomacy and Global Engagement and a former Pentagon official under Mr. Obama. “It’s all about the political optics in light of the [...]

Ukraine Declares Martial Law Over Naval Attack by Russia

Ukraine’s Parliament voted Monday to declare martial law in areas bordering Russia, responding to an attack a day earlier by Russian forces who fired on and impounded three Ukrainian naval vessels, leaving several sailors wounded. The [...]

Ukraine, After Naval Clash With Russia, Considers Martial Law

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization, in a statement carried by Ukrainian media, came down on Ukraine’s side in the dispute. “NATO fully supports the sovereignty of Ukraine and its territorial integrity, including its rights to [...]

At War With Russia in East, Ukraine Has Worries in the West, Too

As part of its outreach to the Hungarian diaspora, Budapest has set up a host of charities and foundations to provide financial and other support. The most visible of these, the Egan Ede Foundation, has provided thousands of ethnic Hungarians [...]

Rally held in Warsaw for Ukraine activist banned from Europe

WARSAW, Poland (AP) – Dozens of people have rallied in front of the Interior Ministry in Warsaw to protest the deportation and ban of a Ukrainian activist from the Europe’s 26-nation Schengen area on a Polish request. Lyudmyla Kozlovska, [...]

Attacks on Roma Force Ukraine to Confront an Old Ethnic Enmity

[unable to retrieve full-text content] The assaults by nationalist groups pose a dilemma for Kiev, which is beholden to many of the same paramilitaries for their role fighting the Russian incursion in the east. Source: NYT > World