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Ukraine

Spain’s Malaga says goodbye to Russian art: the collection returns to St. Petersburg due to ongoing war

AFTER seven years of alliance, Malaga returns the Russian art collection back to St. Petersburg. The same time Malaga has opened its doors and welcomed...

Bogus policeman steals €1,000 from terrified Ukraine refugee in Costa Blanca street search in Spain

A bogus policeman stopped a Ukrainian refugee in the centre of Alicante and accused her of selling cocaine before stealing €1,000 in cash. The woman,...

Spain freezes 12 bank accounts, three yachts and 23 properties belonging to Russian oligarchs

SPAIN has frozen a total of 12 bank accounts linked to five Russian oligarchs affected by the sanctions imposed by the invasion of Ukraine,...

OPINION: When it comes to saving the planet, it’s now or never

THE human race never learns. Why? Are we stupid, ambivalent, or just downright lazy? Read on and you decide. My vote is for all three. When you...

FX column: War in Ukraine continues to infuse volatility in GBP/EUR

The Pound Euro (GBP/EUR) exchange rate has traded erratically over the past couple of weeks as events in Ukraine infused the pairing with considerable...

Spain’s PM Pedro Sanchez announces expansion of Ukrainian refugee centre in Malaga to provide more temporary accommodation

THE Centre for Reception, Care and Referral (CREADE) for Ukrainian refugees in Malaga will be expanded with an additional module. Following a visit to the...

Spain sending forensic and autopsy specialists to Ukraine in Russian war crime probe

SPAIN is sending police medical experts to Ukraine to investigate possible war crimes committed by Russian invaders. The Ministry of Justice has made available 29...

Valencia mayor joins high profile ‘lefties’ in call for peace in Ukraine

MAYOR of Valencia Joan Ribo has signed a manifesto entitled ‘Ukraine: Peace now!’ calling for an end to the Russian invasion of Ukraine, along...

Spain’s PM Pedro Sanchez visits Ukraine: ‘I am shocked to see the horror and atrocities of Putin’s war’

SPAIN’S Prime Minister condemned the ‘horror and atrocities of Putin’s war’ as he toured the bombed out wreckage of the town of Borodyanka and...

Spain’s Pedro Sanchez talks with chef Jose Andres in Kyiv about World Food Kitchen’s efforts in Ukraine

SPAIN'S Prime Minister, Pedro Sanchez, met with chef Jose Andres in Kyiv on Thursday during his visit to Ukraine. The World Food Kitchen charity set...

EXPLAINED: How can I offer my home in Spain to refugees fleeing war in Ukraine?

SPAIN has taken in thousands of Ukrainian refugees fleeing the Russian invasion and many people have been moved to help, from driving to the...

Spain’s PM arrives in Kyiv to meet Zelensky and show solidarity with Ukraine

SPAIN’S prime minister arrived in Kyiv on Thursday morning to meet with Ukraine’s President Volodymr Zelensky. Pedro Sanchez announced on Twiitter that he had flown...

Spain’s PM Pedro Sanchez announces he will visit Ukraine ‘in coming days’

THE Spanish prime minister announced that he will travel to Kyiv ‘in the coming days’ to meet with Ukraine’s president,  Volodymyr Zelensky. The date of...

Ukraine’s Honorary Consul condemns Russians beating up Ukrainian man in bar on Spain’s Costa Blanca

UKRAINE'S Honorary Consul in the Valencian Community has attacked the beating up of a Ukrainian resident in Torrevieja by allegedly three Russian nationals. Pablo Gil...

IN PICS: Spanish Royals pay family visit to Ukrainian refugees at asylum centre in Madrid

SPAIN’S King Felipe VI, Queen Letizia and their two daughters Leonor and Sofia, paid a visit to Ukrainian refugees at a reception centre in...

Spain’s National Dance Company welcomes five Ukrainian ballet dancers who had to flee Kyiv

A PRESTIGIOUS ballet company in Spain has taken in five Ukrainian dancers who had to flee Kyiv. Kateryna Chupina, Yelyzaveta Semenenko, Anastasiia Hurska, Aleksandra Berozkyna...

DISPATCH: Ukrainian refugees rescued by Spain’s maverick priests join Easter parade in Madrid

After Father Angel and Father Teodoro went out on a limb to bring over 2,000 refugees to safety, Heather Galloway joined several of them as they took part in Easter parades in Madrid.

Free Spanish lessons and training courses for refugees as Ukrainian population doubles in one city on Spain’s Costa Blanca

FURTHER help is being offered to refugees after fleeing war-torn Ukraine. Training courses have been launched by the network of Tourism Centres (CdT) with the...

Russians probed over vicious beating of Ukrainian man inside Costa Blanca bar in Spain

TWO Russians are being investigated over the beating up of a Ukrainian man in a Torrevieja bar last Sunday(April 10). The victim, 43, was repeatedly...

Town in Spain’s Andalucia changes its name to ‘Ukraine’ and streets renamed after destroyed Ukrainian cities during Semana Santa

DURING Semana Santa the town of Fuentes de Andalucia in the province of Sevilla has adopted a new name in protest at the Russian...

Pedro Sanchez gives brand new estimate of Ukraine refugee numbers in Spain

AN estimated 110,000 Ukrainian refugees have arrived in Spain since February's Russian invasion, according to Prime Minister, Pedro Sanchez. Visiting a specially set-up reception centre...

Ukraine refugees get free training for hospitality and tourism jobs in Spain’s Benidorm and Costa Blanca areas

UKRAINIAN refugees in the Valencian Community can get free training to work in the region's hospitality and tourism sectors. Many seasonal vacancies normally taken by...

Ukraine’s Zelensky thanks Spain’s parliament for support but attacks companies still trading with Russia

UKRAINIAN president Volodymr Zelensky addressed Spain's parliamentarians on Tuesday in a special 30-minute session of Congress in Madrid. He appeared via video-link at the unanimous...

Spain expels 27 Russian diplomats to follow lead of fellow EU countries

27 Russian diplomats and embassy staff are to be expelled from Spain. Foreign Minister, Jose Manuel Albares, said on Tuesday that their departure will take...

Convoy of Marbella taxi drivers bring 34 refugees and two pets to Spain from Poland border

A CONVOY of Marbella taxi drivers have returned from a trip to the Polish border to donate supplies to Ukraine and take refugees to...

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