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Saudi Arabia’s ban on Egyptian onions may affect market in Ukraine, Russia and the EU

In the second half of January, Saudi Arabia imposed a ban on the supply of onions from Egypt after analyzing selected product samples to control pesticide residues. Accordingly, since January 18, deliveries of onions from Egypt to Saudi Arabia have stopped, although the Egyptian government claimed t


Maidan massacre anniversary: Ukraine remembers bloody day of protests

KIEV, Ukraine — Bricks, safety helmets and remnants of barricades are piled in makeshift memorials in the cobbled streets near Kiev's main square. At least 50 anti-government protesters were killed here five years ago Wednesday, including many who were shot by snipers. It was the bloodiest day of mo


France, Russia and USA ‘working closely together’ on Nagorno-Karabakh

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov (R) and Slovakian Minister of Foreign Affairs Miroslav Lajcak (L) arrive for their negotiations in Moscow, Russia, 19 February 2019. [Sergei Chirikov/EPA/EFE]


Representative of UOC Appeals to International Organization over Mass Violations of Ukrainian Believers’ Rights

In connection with mass violations of human rights in Ukraine and a real threat of escalation of the religious conflicts in the country, Bishop Victor of Baryshevka, head of the UOC representation to the European international organizations, recorded a video-appeal to officials of the United Nations


All Saints Church

In the Ukranian hamlet of Hodovytsya, cute brick houses line the main road, which links small family farms and miles upon miles of lush green fields. A short walk here will reveal more picturesque gems that hint at the area’s turbulent past.


UKRAINE: Poroshenko’s Inclusion of NATO Membership Bid in Constitution could Herald War with Russia.

President Petro Poroshenko, Ukraine. The day after the signature of NATO’s membership protocol with North Macedonia as its 30th member, Ukraine did something without precedent: it included in its Constitution the engagement to enter officially into NATO and the European Union at the same time.


Two British men are arrested and handcuffed by armed border guards after sneaking into the Ukraine from Moldova in a BOAT

Two British men have been arrested in the Ukraine after illegally entering the country, border officials say. The two men had sneaked across the border from neighbouring Moldova, despite British citizens being free to enter the Ukraine without a visa.


Blueberry Europe – the market is going to change

Almost all over Europe, new blueberry plantations are being established. This applies in particular to countries such as Ukraine, Lithuania, Serbia, Croatia, Romania, Poland and Georgia. Taking this into account, it is necessary to consider how the blueberry market in Europe is going to change in th


Inside Ukraine’s heated battle against Russian-backed separatists

NBC’s Bill Neely reports from the front lines of a deadly five-year war as the U.S.-backed Ukraine fights to survive against separatists supported by Russia. Nearly two million people have fled the fighting — a brutal battle of snipers’ nests and trenches.


In bizarre tit-for-tat, Ukraine detains, denies entry to Israeli tourists

Thirty-five Israeli tourists were detained at Ukraine’s Kiev Airport and barred from entering the country on Friday. The incident appears to be a some sort of a tit-for-tat on Ukraine officials’ part amid a sharp rise in the number of Ukrainians refused entry to Israel.


Google Pay adds support for more banks in Canada, UK, Italy, Spain, Ukraine, Poland, Australia, Brazil, and Russia

Here in the US, Google Pay is widely supported, and for that we're grateful. In international markets, support isn't always as easily found, but the list of partner banks is ever expanding. Over the past month, we've noticed that Google Pay has added support for a number of new banks for a handful o


EU to blacklist eight Russians over Azov Sea stand-off: sources

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union will blacklist eight more Russians over a stand-off with Ukraine in the Azov Sea, diplomatic sources said on Friday. EU foreign ministers will discuss on Monday further EU support for Ukraine, especially the south-eastern regions most affected by the conflict.


Ukraine: Vidbir host Serhiy Prytula receives stick on social media after joking about Khayat’s metro attack

With a comedian as a host and a show that allows plenty of time for discussion, jokes are expected to be made. However, after last Saturday’s second semi-final broadcast, some fans argued that one of the jokes of Vidbir host Serhiy Prytula went too far.


Russia Still Cannot Combat Color Revolutions

At least since the 2004 Orange Revolution in Ukraine, the Russian Federation has planned to counter the “color revolutions.” These uprisings involved the overthrowing of post–Cold War dictators in Yugoslavia 2000, Georgia 2003 (rose), Ukraine 2004 (orange), and Kyrgyzstan 2005 (tulip). Since then, t


Five years after Ukrainian riots, justice still not attained for victims — activists

Kiev residents lay flowers at the Heavenly Hundred Memorial honoring those killed in the February 2014 clashes in Kiev's Independence Square — KIEV, February 20. /TASS/. In the five years of its leadership, the Kiev government has been unable to properly investigate and find those responsible for cr


IBU OECH Open in Raubichi - Minsk

With athletes from 35 nations taking part in the IBU OECH in Minsk, the competitions will be the highlight of the season for many and the last test before IBU World Championships in Östersund for some.


What life is like on the frontlines of the war in Ukraine

AVDIIVKA, Ukraine — In the forgotten trenches of Europe, war is grinding into its sixth year. Soldiers trudge along a snowy track lined with shell holes now covered in ice. They sprint across a gully to avoid enemy snipers and make it to the relative safety of trenches that snake through a scarred l


Black Sea Container Exports on the Rise

Ukraine-based Informall Business Group in its latest Black Sea Container Market review reports a rise of 8.70% in loaded containers handling in the Black Sea container ports of Romania, Bulgaria, Ukraine, Russia and Georgia in 2018 as compared to 2017.


‘Pro-migration forces’ not to win in Budapest Process, says Hungarian FM in Brussels

“Pro-migration forces cannot win” at the Budapest Process interregional forum on migration starting in Istanbul on Wednesday, Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó said. This process will “become the symbol for stopping pro-migration forces”, he said in Brussels on Monday, on the sidelines of a meeting o


Ukraine to bring safety oversight to EASA-compliant level

Ukraine is bringing in a European Union (EU) consortium to advise on safety-oversight improvements, as part of the preparations for a new EU-Ukraine common aviation area. The consortium of experts, which is being funded by the EU, will be led by the UK CAA’s technical cooperation arm, CAA Internatio