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US debate on arming Ukraine puts pressure on Russia, Trump
Aug14

US debate on arming Ukraine puts pressure on Russia, Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) ” Seeking leverage with Russia, the Trump administration has reopened consideration of long-rejected plans to give Ukraine lethal weapons, even if that would plunge the United States deeper into the former Soviet republic’s… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

US debate on arming Ukraine puts pressure on Russia, Trump
Aug14

US debate on arming Ukraine puts pressure on Russia, Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) ” Seeking leverage with Russia, the Trump administration has reopened consideration of long-rejected plans to give Ukraine lethal weapons, even if that would plunge the United States deeper into the former Soviet republic’s… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

2 members of Russian punk band Pussy Riot detained
Aug08

2 members of Russian punk band Pussy Riot detained

MOSCOW (AP) ” A member of the Russian punk band Pussy Riot says she and a bandmate have been detained after a protest outside the prison colony where a Ukrainian filmmaker is being held.Film director Oleg Sentsov of Crimea, which… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

Radioactive Ukraine: A hot destination
Aug01

Radioactive Ukraine: A hot destination

The button that could have started a nuclear holocaust is grey – not red. …read more Source:...

‘Hero’ pilot gets medal for landing blind after hailstorm smashes windwscreen
Aug01

‘Hero’ pilot gets medal for landing blind after hailstorm smashes windwscreen

A Ukrainian pilot has been awarded a medal for his courage after he landed a plane full of passengers “blind” during a storm. …read more Source:...

Russian comedians dupe US politician into fake interview
Jul26

Russian comedians dupe US politician into fake interview

US Energy Secretary Rick Perry was interviewed by pranksters Vladimir Krasnov and Alexei Stolyarov who are sometimes called the “Jerky Boys of Russia.” Photo: Reuters US Energy Secretary Rick Perry optimistically discussed expanding American coal exports to Ukraine and other energy matters during a lengthy phone call this month with a...

Bouncing balls on a hot pan led to a new physics discovery
Jul24

Bouncing balls on a hot pan led to a new physics discovery

It all started when a Ukrainian programmer and aspiring rapper dropped a handful of hydrogel balls on his piping-hot pancake griddle. …read more Source:...

Ukraine, Georgia denounce pro-Russian separatists
Jul20

Ukraine, Georgia denounce pro-Russian separatists

MOSCOW (AP) ” Ukraine’s leader says Ukraine and Georgia will coordinate their efforts to reclaim areas captured by pro-Russian separatists.Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko was speaking Wednesday during his visit to Georgia,… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

The Latest: Dutch father pleads for justice for MH17 victims
Jul18

The Latest: Dutch father pleads for justice for MH17 victims

VIJFHUIZEN, Netherlands (AP) ” The Latest on third anniversary of downing of jetliner over Ukraine (all times local):2:45 p.m.A Dutch father is pleading for those who shot down a Malaysia Airlines jet over Ukraine to be punished,… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

Memorial unveiled for Malaysia Airlines crash victims

malaysiaairlinesmemorial.jpg The National Monument for the victims of the Malaysia Airlines crash in Ukraine in 2014 is formed by trees in the shape of a ribbon in Vijfhuizen, Netherlands. The Netherlands unveiled a national monument on Monday (local time) in memory of the 298 people killed in the downing of a Malaysia Airlines jetliner in 2014...

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