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    Ukraine investigates tax chief over possible $75 million graft – lawyer
    Mar03

    Ukraine investigates tax chief over possible $75 million graft – lawyer

    KIEV (Reuters) – The head of Ukraine’s tax and customs service, Roman Nasirov, is being investigated over the suspected embezzlement of around 2 billion hryvnias (60 million pounds), his lawyer said on Friday. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine investigates tax chief over possible US$75 million graft – lawyer
    Mar03

    Ukraine investigates tax chief over possible US$75 million graft – lawyer

    The head of Ukraine’s tax and customs service, Roman Nasirov, is being investigated over the suspected embezzlement of around 2 billion hryvnias (60 million pounds), his lawyer said on Friday. …read more Source: Channel...

    Kyrgios stuns Djokovic to reach Mexican Open semi-finals
    Mar03

    Kyrgios stuns Djokovic to reach Mexican Open semi-finals

    ACAPULCO: Australia’s Nick Kyrgios used a barrage of 25 aces to defeat top-seeded Novak Djokovic 7-6 (9), 7-5 early Friday morning and reach the semi-finals of the Mexican Open. Kyrgios blasted 16 aces in the first set to beat Djokovic in his first match against the second-best player in the world and will play against American Sam Querrey...

    Stress under shelling produces baby boom in Ukraine
    Mar03

    Stress under shelling produces baby boom in Ukraine

    Olena Gorbatova gave birth to her third child in war-torn eastern Ukraine to the sounds of gunfire and exploding shells in the Kiev-held flash point town of Avdiivka. The 40-year-old Gorbatova calmed herself by thinking the attacks were just a celebration of the baby girl she named Myroslava, which in Russian and Ukrainian means “glory […] The...

    Deadly blast rips through Ukraine coal mine
    Mar03

    Deadly blast rips through Ukraine coal mine

    KIEV: Eight miners died Thursday when a methane gas explosion tore through a pit in western Ukraine, in the latest mine disaster in the ex-Soviet state. Rescuers said they had managed to save an additional 20 miners who were trapped underground when the blast hit the mine in the western Lviv region near the border with Poland. Ukraine’s...

    Stress under shelling produces baby boom in Ukraine
    Mar03

    Stress under shelling produces baby boom in Ukraine

    Olena Gorbatova gave birth to her third child in war-torn eastern Ukraine to the sounds of gunfire and exploding shells in the Kiev-held flashpoint town of Avdiivka. …read more Source: Channel...

    Stress under shelling produces baby boom in Ukraine
    Mar03

    Stress under shelling produces baby boom in Ukraine

    AVDIIVKA, Ukraine: Olena Gorbatova gave birth to her third child in war-torn eastern Ukraine to the sounds of gunfire and exploding shells in the Kiev-held flashpoint town of Avdiivka. The 40-year-old Gorbatova calmed herself by thinking the attacks were just a celebration of the baby girl she named Myroslava — which in Russian and Ukrainian...

    Deadly blast rips through Ukraine coal mine
    Mar03

    Deadly blast rips through Ukraine coal mine

    KIEV (AFP) – Eight miners died Thursday when a methane gas explosion tore through a pit in western Ukraine, in the latest mine disaster in the ex-Soviet state.Rescuers said they had managed to save an additional 20 miners who were trapped underground when the blast hit the mine in the western Lviv region near the border with Poland.Ukraines...

    Under fire, Trump’s attorney general removes himself from campaign probes
    Mar03

    Under fire, Trump’s attorney general removes himself from campaign probes

    WASHINGTON: US Attorney General Jeff Sessions said on Thursday he would stay out of any probe into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election but maintained he did nothing wrong by failing to disclose he met last year with Russia’s ambassador. Sessions, a longtime U.S. senator who was an early and high-ranking player in...

    Trump’s ‘bromance’ with Russia’s Putin appears to be cooling
    Mar03

    Trump’s ‘bromance’ with Russia’s Putin appears to be cooling

    WASHINGTON: With his administration on the defensive over investigations into alleged Russian meddling in last year’s election, US President Donald Trump is no longer tweeting praise for his Kremlin counterpart. Less than five weeks after he took office, the chances of a spring thaw in relations between Washington and Moscow – once buoyed...

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