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Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko speaks during the celebrations on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the creation of the Marine Corps of Ukraine in Mykolayiv on May 23.

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-- Ukraine's president has lashed out at a BBC report that asserted a secret $400,000 payment was made to U.S. President Donald Trump's longtime lawyer last year to set up talks between the two leaders.

-- Ukraine's main security agency has warned of a potential Russian cyberattack ahead of this weekend's final match of the Champions League soccer tournament.

-- Media reports say a Belarusian court has sentenced a Ukrainian reporter to more than eight years in prison after convicting him of espionage.

-- Activists have announced a global campaign to demand the release of Ukrainian filmmaker Oleh Sentsov, who opposed Moscow's 2014 annexation of Crimea and is now on hunger strike in a Russian prison.

-- Ukraine has showcased the firepower of the Javelin antitank missile systems given to it by the United States last month in a performance President Petro Poroshenko called "a dream come true."

Time stamps on the blog refer to local time in Ukraine

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Former Ukrainian POWs are going to try to get compensation for their time spent in captivity by getting a judgement from the European Court of Human Rights:

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A report on how Doctors Without Borders are operating along the frontline in Donbas:

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