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    2 top Ukrainian officials arrested at cabinet meeting
    Mar25

    2 top Ukrainian officials arrested at cabinet meeting

    KIEV – Two top Ukrainian officials were arrested Wednesday on corruption charges and led away in handcuffs from a televised cabinet meeting as government ministers looked on.Police detained Sergiy Bochkovsky, director of Ukraine’s emergency services ministry, and his deputy Vasyl Stoyetsky, as journalists and photographers looked on,...

    Two Ukrainian officials arrested on television for suspected corruption
    Mar25

    Two Ukrainian officials arrested on television for suspected corruption

    Ukrainian police entered a televised government meeting in Kiev on Wednesday and, in front of the cameras, arrested two high-ranking officials on suspicion of corruption. …read more Source: Channel...

    Two Ukrainian officials detained at government meeting for suspected corruption
    Mar25

    Two Ukrainian officials detained at government meeting for suspected corruption

    Ukrainian police entered a televised government meeting in Kiev on Wednesday and, in front of TV cameras, detained two high-ranking officials from the state emergency services on suspicion of involvement in high-level corruption. …read more Source: Channel...

    Two Ukrainian officials detained at government meeting for suspected corruption
    Mar25

    Two Ukrainian officials detained at government meeting for suspected corruption

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian police entered a televised government meeting in Kiev on Wednesday and, in front of TV cameras, detained two high-ranking officials from the state emergency services on suspicion of involvement in high-level corruption. …read more Source: The...

    Ultra-nationalist Ukrainian battalion gears up for more fighting
    Mar25

    Ultra-nationalist Ukrainian battalion gears up for more fighting

    The far-right Azov battalion, whose symbol resembles a black swastika on a yellow background, is preparing to defend the port city of Mariupol in southeastern Ukraine against a widely expected attack by pro-Russian separatists. …read more Source: Channel...

    Ultra-nationalist Ukrainian battalion gears up for more fighting
    Mar25

    Ultra-nationalist Ukrainian battalion gears up for more fighting

    URZUF, Ukraine (Reuters) – The far-right Azov battalion, whose symbol resembles a black swastika on a yellow background, is preparing to defend the port city of Mariupol in southeastern Ukraine against a widely expected attack by pro-Russian separatists. …read more Source: The...

    Michel Platini calls for creation of European police force to battle returning `hooliganism` in stadiums
    Mar25

    Michel Platini calls for creation of European police force to battle returning `hooliganism` in stadiums

    UEFA president Michel Platini has called for the creation of an European sports police force as he fears that stadiums in Europe are witnessing a return to hooliganism, which he believed to be a thing of the past. Platini, who was re-elected unopposed for a third term as president of UEFA, claimed that there is a rising trend of nationalism and...

    Ukraine leader fires oligarch Kolomoisky as regional chief
    Mar25

    Ukraine leader fires oligarch Kolomoisky as regional chief

    Ukraine’s president has fired billionaire Ihor Kolomoisky as governor of a key region in the east, the presidential website said on Wednesday, after armed men that lawmakers said were linked to the oligarch raided a state-owned oil firm. …read more Source: Channel...

    Ukraine leader fires oligarch Kolomoisky as regional chief
    Mar25

    Ukraine leader fires oligarch Kolomoisky as regional chief

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s president has fired billionaire Ihor Kolomoisky as governor of a key region in the east, the presidential website said on Wednesday, after armed men that lawmakers said were linked to the oligarch raided a state-owned oil firm. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine’s president dismisses powerful regional governor
    Mar25

    Ukraine’s president dismisses powerful regional governor

    KIEV, Ukraine: Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko dismissed the billionaire governor of an eastern region Wednesday following a rancorous dispute pitting the tycoon against the government. …read more Source: New Straits...

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