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    Here are 10 critics of Vladimir Putin who died violently or in suspicious ways
    Mar24

    Here are 10 critics of Vladimir Putin who died violently or in suspicious ways

    Not everyone who has a quarrel with Russian President Vladimir Putin dies in violent or suspicious circumstances – far from it. But enough loud critics of Putin’s policies have been murdered that Thursday’s daylight shooting of a Russian who sought asylum in Ukraine has led to speculation of Kremlin involvement. …read more...

    Ex-Russian lawmaker shot dead in Kiev; Ukraine blames Russia
    Mar24

    Ex-Russian lawmaker shot dead in Kiev; Ukraine blames Russia

    GRAPHIC: This story and video above contains images which may upset some readers. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine accuses Russia of ‘state terrorism’ after former MP shot
    Mar23

    Ukraine accuses Russia of ‘state terrorism’ after former MP shot

    Ukraine accused Russia of “state terrorism” after a former Russian lawmaker and key witness in a treason case against former leader Viktor Yanukovich was shot dead in broad daylight outside a hotel in central Kiev on Thursday (Friday NZ Time). …read more Source:...

    Ukraine sees Russian hand in ammo warehouse blasts
    Mar23

    Ukraine sees Russian hand in ammo warehouse blasts

    Ukraine suspects the Russian military or its separatist rebel proxies were responsible for blowing up a warehouse storing tank ammunition at an eastern military base, Defence Minister Stepan Poltorak said. …read more Source:...

    Saboteurs blow up arms depot in Ukraine
    Mar23

    Saboteurs blow up arms depot in Ukraine

    At least 20,000 people have been evacuated after saboteurs blew up a massive arms depot in eastern Ukraine, according to the BBC. …read more Source:...

    Gas explosion kills at least eight miners in western Ukraine
    Mar02

    Gas explosion kills at least eight miners in western Ukraine

    At least eight miners were killed in a methane gas explosion in a coal mine in western Ukraine’s Lviv region, the Ukrainian emergencies service said. …read more Source:...

    200,000 citizens have phones cut in eastern Ukraine as rebels seize firms
    Mar01

    200,000 citizens have phones cut in eastern Ukraine as rebels seize firms

    A fifth of a million phone users in Ukraine’s rebel-controlled eastern city of Donetsk were cut off from the rest of the country after armed men took over the offices and equipment of the main fixed-line telecoms company, its director said. …read more Source:...

    Donald Trump offers ‘some good deals’ to Russia over sanctions – with a catch
    Jan16

    Donald Trump offers ‘some good deals’ to Russia over sanctions – with a catch

    US President-elect Donald Trump will propose offering to end sanctions imposed on Russia over its annexation of Crimea in return for a nuclear arms reduction deal with Moscow, he told The Times of London. …read more Source:...

    Giant arch slides over Chernobyl site to block radiation for a century
    Nov29

    Giant arch slides over Chernobyl site to block radiation for a century

    In the middle of a vast exclusion zone in northern Ukraine, the world’s largest land-based moving structure has been slid over the Chernobyl nuclear disaster site to prevent deadly radiation spewing from the stricken reactor for the next 100 years. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine appoints young woman to lead purge of bureaucrats
    Nov23

    Ukraine appoints young woman to lead purge of bureaucrats

    A 23-year-old law graduate has been appointed to lead a campaign in Ukraine to purge officials tainted by corruption of the ousted regime – the second woman in her early 20s with little experience appointed to a top job in the past week. …read more Source:...

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