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    Ukrainian man changes name to ‘iPhone 7’ to win Apple’s new gadget
    Oct30

    Ukrainian man changes name to ‘iPhone 7’ to win Apple’s new gadget

    A Ukrainian man has legally changed his name to ‘iPhone 7′ to win the newly released Apple phone. Olexander Turin is now officially known as iPhone Sim (Seven in Ukrainian), after an electronics store in Kiev offered the Apple phone to the first five people to rename themselves after the device. But not everyone was happy with the name...

    Moldovans electing president for 1st time in 20 years
    Oct30

    Moldovans electing president for 1st time in 20 years

    CHISINAU, Moldova — Moldovans began voting Sunday for a president in an election that could move the former Soviet republic closer to Europe or push it back into Russia’s orbit. It is the first time in 20 years citizens have directly voted for their president in a country where many are angry about high-level corruption. Both the...

    Moldova votes in first presidential polls in two decades
    Oct30

    Moldova votes in first presidential polls in two decades

    CHISINAU: Ex-Soviet Moldova went to the polls Sunday in its first popular presidential election since the 1990s, seen as a tug-of-war between supporters of closer relations with Russia and those seeking EU integration. The crisis-hit country of 3.5 million wedged between Ukraine and Romania is the poorest in Europe and has struggled with a string...

    Man changes name to ‘iPhone Sim’ to win an iPhone 7
    Oct30

    Man changes name to ‘iPhone Sim’ to win an iPhone 7

    You might think you love your iPhone 7, but you definitely don’t love it more than one Ukrainian man who recently made a great sacrifice to get one: giving up his very name. The possibly-too-hardcore Apple fan, formerly known as Olexander Turin, actually changed his name to iPhone Sim (sim means “seven” in Ukrainian) to win an...

    Could Moldova’s first presidential poll in 20 years push it back into Russia’s orbit?
    Oct30

    Could Moldova’s first presidential poll in 20 years push it back into Russia’s orbit?

    Ex-Soviet Moldova went to the polls Sunday in its first popular presidential election since the 1990s, seen as a tug-of-war between supporters of closer relations with Russia and those seeking EU integration. The crisis-hit country of 3.5 million wedged between Ukraine and Romania is the poorest in Europe and has struggled with a string of...

    How hackers apparently fooled Clinton’s campaign chairman with bogus email
    Oct29

    How hackers apparently fooled Clinton’s campaign chairman with bogus email

    The hackers sent John Podesta an official-looking email on Saturday, March 19, that appeared to come from Google. It warned that someone in Ukraine had obtained Podesta’s personal Gmail password and tried unsuccessfully to log in, and it directed him to a website where he should “change your password immediately.” …read more Source:...

    Children ‘forget Ukrainian’ as schools drop classes in rebel area
    Oct29

    Children ‘forget Ukrainian’ as schools drop classes in rebel area

    DONETSK (UKRAINE) – Valeriya Turbay says she’s forgetting how to speak Ukraine’s official language as schoolchildren in the bastion of the pro-Russian rebels get fewer lessons after two years of war and an onslaught of Kremlin-inspired instruction. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Nazarbayev and Putin discussed situation in Ukraine and Syria
    Oct28

    Nazarbayev and Putin discussed situation in Ukraine and Syria

    ASTANA. KAZINFORM – President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev has had a telephone conversation with President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin, Akorda informs. …read more Source:...

    Russia sends naval destroyer Smetlivy to Syria: state newspaper
    Oct28

    Russia sends naval destroyer Smetlivy to Syria: state newspaper

    MOSCOW – Russia on Friday despatched the naval destroyer Smetlivy to Syria to join its battle group there for a few months, Russian government daily Rossiiskaya Gazeta reported. It said the heavily armed ship had left the Crimean port of… …read more Source:...

    Dutch PM says he may agree to revoke support for EU-Ukraine treaty
    Oct28

    Dutch PM says he may agree to revoke support for EU-Ukraine treaty

    Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte on Friday said his government may submit a bill revoking his country’s support for the treaty establishing closer ties between the European Union and Ukraine. …read more Source: Channel...

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