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    Ukraine’s police chief resigns, complains of gov’t pressure
    Nov14

    Ukraine’s police chief resigns, complains of gov’t pressure

    MOSCOW (AP) ” Ukraine’s police chief, who was driving reforms through the country’s notoriously corrupt police force, has resigned after a year in the job, complaining of government pressure.Khatiya Dekanoidze, who also was a deputy… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Saakashvili declares push for early elections in Ukraine
    Nov11

    Saakashvili declares push for early elections in Ukraine

    MOSCOW (AP) ” Mikhail Saakashvili, the former Georgian president who has resigned as governor of Ukraine’s Odessa region, says he will push for early elections in the country.Saakashvili said Friday that his goal is to hold “early… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko says Saakashvilli could join opposition
    Nov08

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko says Saakashvilli could join opposition

    LJUBLJANA, Slovenia (AP) ” Ukraine’s president has suggested former Georgian president Mikhail Saakashvili is stepping down as governor of Odessa region to boost his own political career.Petro Poroshenko said in Slovenia Tuesday… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Russia says Crimea-Turkey ferry service restored
    Nov08

    Russia says Crimea-Turkey ferry service restored

    MOSCOW (AP) ” A Russian deputy says that a boat service has been restored between Turkey and the Crimean region annexed by the Kremlin.Russian State Duma deputy Ruslan Balbek wrote Tuesday on Facebook that the Varyag ship arrived… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Saakashvili steps down as head of corruption-plagued Odessa
    Nov07

    Saakashvili steps down as head of corruption-plagued Odessa

    MOSCOW (AP) ” Ukrainian news agencies are reporting that Mikhail Saakashvili, the former Georgian president who became governor of Ukraine’s Odessa region, is resigning.Saakashvili was appointed governor of the corruption-riddled… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukrainian president falls victim of phone hoax
    Nov04

    Ukrainian president falls victim of phone hoax

    MOSCOW (AP) ” Ukraine and Kyrgyzstan are trying to sort out an incident in which an unidentified person called the Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, posing as his Kyrgyz counterpart.On Wednesday, Petroshenko’s office issued… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Putin leads inauguration of statue of Prince Vladimir
    Nov04

    Putin leads inauguration of statue of Prince Vladimir

    MOSCOW (AP) ” Russian President Vladimir Putin has led ceremonies launching a large statue outside the Kremlin to a 10th-century prince of Kiev who is credited with making Orthodox Christianity the official faith of Russia, Ukraine… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukrainian officials disclose their wealth in e-declarations
    Oct31

    Ukrainian officials disclose their wealth in e-declarations

    MOSCOW (AP) ” Tens of thousands of Ukrainian officials and lawmakers have disclosed their incomes and assets in a publicly available database for the first time.Late Sunday was the deadline by which all Ukrainian officials were… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Portugal, Romania to return to Eurovision contest in 2017
    Oct31

    Portugal, Romania to return to Eurovision contest in 2017

    GENEVA (AP) ” Organizers of the Eurovision song contest say Portugal and Romania will return as the glitzy, popular show heads to Ukraine’s capital of Kiev next year.The European Broadcasting Union said Monday the May 11-15, 2017… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukrainian man renames himself iPhone 7 to win the phone
    Oct28

    Ukrainian man renames himself iPhone 7 to win the phone

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” A Ukrainian man has officially changed his name to iPhone 7 after an electronics store offered the latest Apple product to the first five people who do that.The 20-year old iPhone Sim (Seven) got the coveted… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

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