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Russian state-owned energy giant Gazprom says it has signed a protocol with the Turkish government on land-based part of the transit leg of the TurkStream gas pipeline.
Five subway stations in central Kyiv have been reopened after being temporarily closed following a bomb warning ahead of the UEFA Champions League final on May 26.
A U.S. judge has rejected a bid by President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort to have some of the criminal charges against him thrown out.
Follow all of the latest developments as they happen.
A European media watchdog has criticized Ukraine for putting Russian state news agency RIA Novosti on a sanctions list that bars the news outlet from operating in Ukraine.
The Australian parents of a man killed when Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17 was shot down in 2014 say they want the truth to come out but stress that they blame the Russian leadership and not the people for the tragedy.
Protests took place in Odesa, Ukraine in support of Oleh Sentsov, a Ukrainian film director who is serving a 20-year prison sentence in Russia on terrorism charges widely seen as politically motivated.
When the trail of documentation ended, the suspect's "high-pitched" voice led the way.
NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg wants Russia "to admit responsibility and also to fully cooperate" with the investigation into the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 (MH17) over eastern Ukraine in 2014. Speaking to RFE/RL's Rikard Jozwiak in Brussels on May 25, Stoltenberg said NATO members will also discuss challenges related to "increased military activities close to our borders" at a meeting next week.
Researchers from the British-based group Bellingcat have published a report that, for the first time, establishes what they say is the involvement of a high-ranking Russian military intelligence officer in connection with the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 (MH17) over eastern Ukraine in 2014.
News in Ukraine
Club to reimburse people who cannot make Champions League final in Kiev
Liverpool fans whose flights to watch their side in the Champions League final in Ukraine were cancelled face bitter disappointment after the city’s mayor said he had been unable to resolve the “utter shambles” in time.
More than 700 supporters face missing the game after two operators cancelled a total of three flights to Kiev because landing slots could not be allocated for them.
Just Spoke to @worldchoicespo customer service - 100% blaming Kiev airport. Allocated to many slots to private jets to make more money @Vitaliy_Klychko
They also say @mayor_anderson is lying about the additional slots available and is spinning the PR line.
0% chance of going
So we’ve got a day to get a refund!!!!Continue reading...
“Favourable outcome” ❌
This whole situation is an absolute joke. Not @LFC fault but is that are left here just get a refund and all swept under the carpet eh?
Not good enough on any level by any stakeholders apart from those let down https://t.co/Ex7BAxYjO8
Foreign minister says Australia will seek financial compensation from Moscow
Russia is facing international calls to accept responsibility for the downing of flight MH17 over eastern Ukraine in 2014, which caused the deaths of all 298 people onboard.
Australia and the Netherlands on Friday accused Moscow of complicity in the incident, while Britain’s foreign secretary, Boris Johnson, said the Kremlin “must now answer for its actions”.Continue reading...
Businesses capitalising on Liverpool’s Champions League match with Real Madrid in Ukrainian capital Kiev
When Anna and Ronnie Ellis each parted with £450 for a seat on an “executive” coach from Liverpool to Kiev, they were expecting a few little luxuries for the 30-hour journey to the Champions League football final. Plug sockets, a toilet, maybe even a TV. Somewhere to store their bags that wasn’t their own laps would have been nice.
But the minibus that pulled up outside the Arkles pub in Anfield on Thursday was a little more … rustic. Let’s just say the jerry can a fellow passenger had brought with him from work “for emergencies” was likely to be in high demand on the 2,750km-journey to the Ukrainian capital. Given the number of pints sunk in the pub beforehand, it may well have been full by the time the bus trundled on to the M62. Yet the cheerful couple were determined to make the best of things. “There was no way we were going to miss the match,” said Anna, white wine in hand.Continue reading...