Ukrainian news round-up – June 29, 2009

Politics

Ukraine wary of KGB terror files BBC News ● How the New York Times Helped Tyrants The New American ● Ukraine coalition ‘close to collapse’ Telegraph.co.uk ● Our Ukraine party will not recall its ministers from Tymoshenko … Kyiv Post ● Yushchenko convinced in victory of Our Ukraine at future election Kyiv Post ● Ukraine, Russia battle over shared history eTaiwan  ● Constitutional Instability In Ukraine Leads To ‘Legal Turmoil’ RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty ● Crimean Tatars Divide Ukraine and Russia Jamestown Foundation ● Ukraine parliament confirms election date United Press International ● Biden to Visit Georgia and Ukraine The Moscow Times ● Russia may start new gas war – Ukraine president guardian.co.uk ● Ukraine in “shit” again – Yanukovych UNIAN News Agency ● Putin threatens ‘action’ if Ukraine fails to pay gas tab by July 7 Ukrainian Journal

Economy

EU optimistic on Ukraine gas dispute Financial Times ● E.Europe, Austria meltdown panic over -ECB’s Nowotny Forbes ● Ukraine gambling ban takes effect Financial Times ● Gazprom says Ukraine June payment not a concern Forbes ● Cyprus and Ukraine sign tourist agreement Financial Mirror ● WTO panel says Ukraine import surcharges unjustified Reuters ● Ukraine state bank Oshchadbank sees improved profit guardian.co.uk ● Ukraine to pay USD 250mn for gas imports in June. ISI ● Israel closes tourism office in Kiev JTA ● Ukraine helps Pakistan for agriculture sector Pakistan Observer ● Ukraine, Ethiopia Boost Trade Ethiopian Review

In Ukraine

Catholics In Ukraine’s Dnipropetrovsk Get Their Church Back RadioFreeEurope/Ra ● Ukraine village unveils Holocaust memorial JTA ● Jewish books presented to Ukraine Parliament Library JTA Vatican given land in Kiev for Ukraine nunciature Catholic Culture ● Ukraine celebrates Swedish-Russian battle The Swedish Wire ● Ukraine moves to help Koryoin become citizens 중앙데일리 Anger over Chernobyl childrens’ visas BBC News ● US-led "Sea Breeze" Combined Exercise Canceled in Ukraine Jamestown Foundation ● Hunting ways to protect babies when mom drinks The Associated Press ● Ukraine finds 250 contraband turtles on train AFP ● Ukraine’s Health Care Ministry awaiting A/H1N1 flu epidemic in autumn BSANNA NEWS ● Migrants dreaming of EU safety trapped at Ukrainian border AFP MUKACHEVO ● Kiev street renamed for slain Ukrainian Jewish Telegraphic Agency

Abroad

Gaining citizenship, soldier completes journey from Ukraine NewsOK.com, USA ● Gilbert Christian Students Bring Good News to Ukraine EVLiving, USA ● An Evening of Ukrainian Art Songs at Rosewood estates with Pavlo Hunka BRAMA ● Pirates free ship for ransom — but leave body behind AFP ● First Muslim daily in Ukrainian language www.worldbulletin.net, Turkey US soprano, Ukrainian pianist win $50K The Associated Press, USA ● Where I Live – News Community Media Support for Ukrainian women Where I Live – News Community Media, Australia ● ‘Ukrainian Radio’ host maintains Ukrainian identity through music Tribune Review, USA ● What I Believe: Church provides an anchor to new ethnic communities The Post-Standard – Syracuse.com, NY

Sports

Utah Jazz are in need of some new blood Deseret News ● Lakers deal second-round pick to Heat Seattle Post Intelligencer ● India takes on Ukraine Hindu Kazan ● Sheva open to Roma switch SkySports ● Ukraine’s Klitschko beats Chagaev to retain heavyweight titles RIA Novosti ● Kateryna Bondarenko Is Professional Ukrainian Tennis Player RightFielders ● Klitschko-Valuev fight planned for autumn AFP

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