Ukrainian news round-up – June 10, 2009

Headlines

How 1989 fanned flames in Ukraine BBC • Six dead, seven missing in Ukraine mine accident Reuters • Ukraine suffered “colossal” looting during World War II The Art Newspaper • Ukrainian Intelligence Promotes Lustration in Ukraine Jamestown Foundation • A wake-up call for Georgia, Ukraine – and the West CS Monitor • Crimean Tatars Threaten to ‘Block Ukraine’s Path to Europe’ Georgian Daily • India’s defence pact with Ukraine annoys Russia Business Standard • Ukraine Says Russian Seamen Entering Sailors Immigrating Illegally RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty (who writes these headlines?) Edit: I e-mailed them and they quickly made the title more appropriate.

Politics

Ukraine Opposition Fails in ‘Coup’ Attempt New York Times • Ukraine PM to stand for president BBC News • Ukraine Defense Minister Ousted New York Times

Economy

Ukraine to boost banking sector under IMF program Forbes • Ukraine To Nationalize Three Largest Lenders – PM EasyBourse • Ukraine pays in full for gas supplied in May: Gazprom Tehran Times • Russia proposes Kazakhstan, Ukraine to coordinate grain policies ITAR-TASS • Ukraine economy down 21 percent in Q1 Boston Globe • Ukraine to boost banking sector under IMF program Forbes

Sports

Ukraine beats Kazakhstan 2-1 in WCup qualifier USA Today • Croatia and Ukraine draw 2-2 in World Cup qualifying match The Canadian Press • Ukrainian PM says preparations for Euro 2012 successful RIA Novosti • Ukrainian Players: Schevchenko Shut out of Elite FTBL.com

Editor’s note: This is the new layout for my news round-up. It’s a lot quicker for me just to display the headlines. Before I would include a blurb from the story with some analysis but it took too long and I couldn’t get the posts out as often as I liked. Hope you like it, leave me a comment!

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