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  1. This Beautiful Tree Tunnel In Ukraine Is An Accidental WonderRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2016 | Weekday Magazine

    It's one of the most photographed places in Ukraine. Visitors travel from around the world to see the famous tree tunnel running through the small western town of Klevan.

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  2. Federal government resists calls to end Ukraine visa requirementsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2016 | Canada.com

    The federal government is resisting calls to follow the European Union's lead and begin lifting visa requirements for Ukraine. Representatives from Canada's largest and most influential Ukrainian lobby group made the request during a meeting with Immigration Minister John McCallum this month, arguing that visa-free travel for Ukrainian travellers would help the country's economic and political development.

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  3. U.S. sends warplanes to RomaniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2016 | KION 46

    Two of the world's most advanced warplanes have touched down in Romania for the first time, near the shores of the Black Sea and just a short hop from Ukraine, the Crimean Peninsula and Russia. The United States sent the F-22 Raptors to southeastern Europe two weeks after Russian fighter jets buzzed an American warship in the Baltic Sea. 2 comments

  4. Sun Herald reporter has personal connection to ChernobylRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2016 | Sunherald.com

    The night that the Chernobyl nuclear plant exploded, my father, then 24 years old, welcomed some friends who were visiting him in Kiev. My mother, Viktoriya Zilbermints, finishing her final year of college in Moscow, had arrived in Kiev to see her parents the previous day.

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  5. Crackdown On RFE/RL's Crimea Site Sparks International CondemnationRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2016 | Big News Network.com

    The latest clampdown on a Crimea news site run by Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty has drawn international condemnation, with the United States denouncing it as "the Russian government's growing crackdown on independent voices" on the annexed peninsula. Crimea's Moscow-backed authorities have repeatedly targeted the Krym.Realii website for its criticism of the peninsula's annexation by Russia in March 2014.

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  6. Is Ukraine's First Jewish Premier a Agent of Change - or Creature of Oligarchy?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2016 | Forward

    The rapid rise of a former provincial mayor to become Ukraine's youngest ever prime minister has stirred fears that the very system of clannish oligarchy that the 2014 Maidan street protests were meant to dismantle is still alive and well. Volodymyr Groysman, 38, took office last week at the bidding of his political mentor, President Petro Poroshenko, whose confectionery empire Roshen is based in Groysman's hometown of Vinnytsia.

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  7. In new Ukraine, old clan ties propel 'boy' prime minister's riseRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2016 | The Star Online

    The rapid rise of a former provincial mayor to become Ukraine's youngest ever prime minister has stirred fears that the very system of clannish oligarchy that the 2014 Maidan street protests were meant to dismantle is still alive and well. Volodymyr Groysman, 38, took office last week at the bidding of his political mentor, President Petro Poroshenko, whose confectionery empire Roshen is based in Groysman's hometown of Vinnytsia.

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  8. Ukraine bans Russian films in media warRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2016 | BBC News

    Ukraine has banned Russian films, including TV dramas and documentaries, made since 1 January 2014 in what Kiev regards as "an aggressor state". The ban follows other restrictive measures imposed by Russia and Ukraine on each other since Russia's annexation of Crimea in March 2014.

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  9. Ukraine visa call puts Dutch PM in tight spotRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2016 | EUobserver

    The European Commission has said Ukraine is ready for its nationals to enter the EU without visas, putting the Netherlands in a tricky position. A commission's report on Wednesday said Ukraine had met all criteria, including techncial items such as passport security, and political demands such as the creation of new anti-corruption agencies.

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  10. European Commission Proposes to Drop Visas for Ukraine CitizensRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2016 | Sofia News Agency

    The European Commission proposed on Wednesday to lift visa requirements for the citizens of Ukraine for travel to the Schengen area. The proposal by the EU executive to the Council of the European Union and the European Parliament comes after the Commission said in December that Ukraine successfully met all benchmarks under the Visa Liberalisation Action Plan presented to the country's authorities in November 2010 Once the proposal is approved, Ukrainian citizens with biometric passports will be entitled to visa-free travel to the Schengen area for stays of up to 90 days in any 180-day period for business, tourist or family purposes.

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  11. Crackdown On RFE/RL's Crimea Site Sparks International CondemnationRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2016 | Weekday Magazine

    The latest clampdown on a Crimea news site run by Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty has drawn international condemnation, with the United States denouncing it as "the Russian government's growing crackdown on independent voices" on the annexed peninsula. Crimea's Moscow-backed authorities have repeatedly targeted the Krym.Realii website for its criticism of the peninsula's annexation by Russia in March 2014.

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  12. In Ukraine, expats and romantics are outRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2016 | Times of Oman

    Newly appointed Government members, left, and Ukrainian MPs applaud to Ukraine's Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman during Parliament Session in Kiev on April 14, 2016. Ukraine's parliament on Thursday appointed pro-Western speaker Volodymyr Groysman as prime minister in a bid to end months of political gridlock and unlock vital aid to the war torn-state.

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  13. EU to propose visa-free travel for Ukraine despite Dutch voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2016 | EurActiv.com

    A woman attends a flash mob on the eve of a referendum held in the Netherlands, in Kyiv, Ukraine, on 5 April 2016 [Reuters]. The European Commission will propose this month granting visa-free travel to Ukrainians despite a Dutch referendum vote against an EU-Ukraine agreement partly motivated by hostility to migration, a senior EU source said.

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  14. EU to propose visa-free travel for Ukraine despite Dutch vote - sourceRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2016 | Channelnewsasia.com

    The European Commission will propose this month granting visa-free travel to Ukrainians despite a Dutch referendum vote against an EU-Ukraine agreement partly motivated by hostility to migration, a senior EU source said. A woman attends a flash mob to support a European treaty deepening ties with Ukraine on the eve of a referendum held in the Netherlands, in Kiev, Ukraine, in this April 5, 2016 file photo.

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  15. Ukraine to continue pro-EU reforms despite Dutch 'blow'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2016 | EUobserver

    Ukraine will implement its EU treaty despite the Dutch vote because it is good for the country, its president and its EU ambassador have said. "Ukraine will keep on implementing the association agreement … it is a way to modernise Ukraine and reinforce its independence.

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  16. Dutch voters reject EU-Ukraine associationRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2016 | EurActiv.com

    Dutch voters on Wednesday rejected a European pact with Ukraine in a referendum seen as a barometer of anti-EU feeling, dealing an embarrassing blow to the government in charge of the rotating EU presidency, sending shockwaves throughout the Union. In a result swiftly hailed by eurosceptic groups, the Dutch news agency ANP said that with 99.8% of the votes counted the "No" camp had won the day with 61.1%.

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  17. Russian Bear Looms Over Dutch ReferendumRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2016 | The St. Petersburg Times

    Ukrainian activists stand outside the Dutch Embassy in Kiev holding signs that say: 'Don't listen to Russian propoganda,' ahead of the Dutch referendum on April 6. When the Netherlands introduced a new referendum law in July 2015, few expected it could one day play into the hands of the Kremlin. Or that it would be used to force a national vote on the more than 320-page-long European association agreement with Ukraine.

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  18. Letters From Donbas, Part 7: 'How Long Can You Postpone Your Life?'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2016 | Weekday Magazine

    From teachers to pensioners to families with children, residents of rebel-held towns are struggling to get on with their lives amid the chaos and uncertainty. Thousands of people have fled eastern Ukraine since the conflict erupted in April 2014.

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  19. Global Perspectives: Wheelchair Users Fight for VisibilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2016 | New Mobility

    Depending on how big your city is and how often you are out and about, your answers likely vary widely. But if you live in the United States, chances are good that you've seen at least one - and probably many more - wheelchair users going about their daily lives in your area.

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  20. Russian Bear Looms Over Dutch Voting Booth...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2016 | The St. Petersburg Times

    Ukrainian activists stand outside the Dutch Embassy in Kiev holding signs that say: 'Don't listen to Russian propoganda,' ahead of the Dutch referendum on April 6. When the Netherlands introduced a new referendum law in July 2015, few expected it could one day play into the hands of the Kremlin. Or that it would be used to force a national vote on the more than 320-page-long European association agreement with Ukraine.

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