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    Exit polls in Ukraine local elections show east-west split
    Oct26

    Exit polls in Ukraine local elections show east-west split

    MARIUPOL, Ukraine (AP) ” Four exit polls from Ukraine’s local elections indicate the governing coalition has retained its dominant position in the west and center of the country despite widespread disappointment with the government… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Direct flights between Russia and Ukraine stopped
    Oct25

    Direct flights between Russia and Ukraine stopped

    MOSCOW (AP) ” Direct flights between Russia and Ukraine have stopped as a result of continuing tensions over Russia’s annexation of Crimea and backing of separatists in eastern Ukraine.Travelers between the two nations will now… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine holds local elections that test oligarchs’ reach
    Oct25

    Ukraine holds local elections that test oligarchs’ reach

    MARIUPOL, Ukraine (AP) ” Ukrainians are voting in local elections that are seen as a test of the strength of President Petro Poroshenko’s government and of the oligarchs accustomed to running regions of the country.The situation… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    21 customs officers detained in Hungary corruption case
    Oct20

    21 customs officers detained in Hungary corruption case

    BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) ” Hungarian prosecutors say 21 police officers working at a border crossing with Ukraine have been detained, suspected of regularly taking bribes from foreigner travelers and allowing them to enter or leave… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    YouTube star appointed to head of customs in Odessa
    Oct20

    YouTube star appointed to head of customs in Odessa

    The new head of customs at one of Europe’s most notoriously corrupt ports is a 26 year old YouTube star with no experience.Yulia Marushevska has an extensive education from Kiev university and Stanford in the United States, but… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    US: Ukrainian led ring that stole online bank information
    Oct20

    US: Ukrainian led ring that stole online bank information

    NEWARK, New Jersey (AP) ” A Ukrainian man has pleaded not guilty to charges he orchestrated a scheme to steal online bank information.Sergey Vovnenko, who allegedly used aliases like “Darklife” and “Centurion,” was charged in April… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ousted president Yanukovych sues Ukraine in European court
    Oct19

    Ousted president Yanukovych sues Ukraine in European court

    MOSCOW (AP) ” A law firm representing former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych says he is suing Ukraine for violating his human rights.Yanukovych fled to Russia in February 2014 following months of anti-government protests…. …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Death toll in Ukraine excursion boat capsizing rises to 14
    Oct18

    Death toll in Ukraine excursion boat capsizing rises to 14

    MINSK, Belarus (AP) ” The number of people who died when a Ukrainian excursion boat capsized in the Black Sea has risen to 14.Emergency services say the accident was caused by the vessel being overloaded. The boat carried 37 people… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    12 dead in Ukraine excursion boat capsizing off Odessa
    Oct17

    12 dead in Ukraine excursion boat capsizing off Odessa

    MOSCOW (AP) ” Ukrainian officials say 12 people are dead and another person is missing after an excursion boat overturned in the Black Sea near the major port city of Odessa.The other 23 people who were aboard the boat were rescued,… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Russia’s parliament allows arrest of opposition lawmaker
    Oct16

    Russia’s parliament allows arrest of opposition lawmaker

    MOSCOW (AP) ” The Russian parliament has voted to sanction an arrest in absentia of the sole lawmaker who voted against the annexation of Crimea last year.The State Duma voted Friday to let law enforcement officials arrest Ilya… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

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