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    Ex-Russian lawmaker shot dead in Kiev
    Mar23

    Ex-Russian lawmaker shot dead in Kiev

    A former Russian lawmaker who fled Moscow for Ukraine and was critical of President Vladimir Putin was shot dead in Kiev. Denis Voronenkov was killed Thursday at about 11:40 a.m. near the Premier Palace hotel in the center of Ukraine’s capital, the local police chief said in televised comments. Voronenkov’s bodyguard was injured in...

    Ukraine is Pakistan’s reliable, constructive partner: Ambassador Lakomov
    Mar22

    Ukraine is Pakistan’s reliable, constructive partner: Ambassador Lakomov

    ISLAMABAD: The Ukrainian Ambassador Volodymyr Lakomov has said that Ukraine is a reliable and constructive partner of Pakistan and always stood with it at international and regional level. He was addressing at a web-seminar, jointly organised by Embassy of Ukraine in Pakistan, School of Politics and International Relations (SPIR) of Quaid-e-Azam...

    FBI head denies Trump wiretap claim, confirms Russia election probe
    Mar21

    FBI head denies Trump wiretap claim, confirms Russia election probe

    WASHINGTON DC: FBI Director James Comey on Monday confirmed for the first time that the bureau is investigating possible ties between Republican Donald Trump’s presidential campaign and Russia as Moscow sought to influence the 2016 US election. Comey and Admiral Mike Rogers, the director of the National Security Agency, made clear that...

    Czech president takes a jab at media, declaring himself ‘agent of Putin, Trump, China and Israel’
    Mar13

    Czech president takes a jab at media, declaring himself ‘agent of Putin, Trump, China and Israel’

    Czech President Milos Zeman launched his 2018 re-election bid on Friday, saying he had decided to run due to his strong public support and because he wanted to offer continuity. Zeman, who has pushed for better ties with Russia and China and backed Donald Trump in the US presidential race, has been a polarising figure in Czech politics, drawing...

    China’s first stealth fighter enters service: media
    Mar10

    China’s first stealth fighter enters service: media

    BEIJING: China has put its first stealth fighter into military service, state-run media reported on Friday, in the latest milestone highlighting the modernisation of the country’s armed forces. Swift, stealthy, and armed with long-range missiles, the J-20 represents a leap forward in China’s ability to project power in Asia and...

    Global marches, strikes demand equality on Women’s Day
    Mar09

    Global marches, strikes demand equality on Women’s Day

    MOSCOW: Protesters took to the streets in cities around the world on Wednesday, marking International Women’s Day with strikes and marches demanding equal rights. In Kiev, around a thousand people marched calling for a return to the original feminist meaning of a holiday now largely associated with flowers and gifts. “I came to the march...

    After prison ordeal, Russian dissident vows to battle on
    Mar05

    After prison ordeal, Russian dissident vows to battle on

    MOSCOW: It was a few minutes after the prison guards hung him up by his shackled wrists, blindfolded, that Ildar Dadin says he began to crack. The anti-Kremlin activist had already put up with solitary confinement, repeated beatings, and having his head shoved down a toilet by officers at a remote prison in northwest Russia. Then something in him...

    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...

    Ukraine’s first wheelchair model breaks taboos
    Feb28

    Ukraine’s first wheelchair model breaks taboos

    KIEV: When Alexandra Kutas headlined a recent fashion show in Kiev it was not just a personal dream come true but also a victory for disabled people in her homeland Ukraine. Wearing a long, black dress, she wowed the crowd as she was carried across the catwalk on a wooden throne by four trim men, becoming the first model with a disability to take...

    Svitolina beats Wozniacki to win Dubai title
    Feb26

    Svitolina beats Wozniacki to win Dubai title

    Elina Svitolina, the seventh seed, gave a tennis masterclass to win her first Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships title on Saturday. Her opponent in the final, former world number one and 2011 Dubai champion Carolina Wozniacki, had no answer to her brilliance as the 22-year-old Ukrainian won the final 6-4 6-2 to win her sixth WTA singles title....

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