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    Ukrainian MP socked in the face during parliamentary brawl
    Nov14

    Ukrainian MP socked in the face during parliamentary brawl

    A brawl between two Ukrainian MPs broke out during a meeting of parliament faction leaders in Kiev. …read more Source:...

    Ukrainian lawmaker punches colleague at parliament meeting
    Nov14

    Ukrainian lawmaker punches colleague at parliament meeting

    MOSCOW (AP) ” A Ukrainian lawmaker has punched his colleague in the face, the latest brawl in the nation’s raucous parliament.Opposition Bloc head Yuri Boiko first listened calmly as Radical Party head Oleh Lyashko was denouncing… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Fists fly in Ukrainian parliament
    Nov14

    Fists fly in Ukrainian parliament

    A BRAWL between two Ukrainian MPs broke out in Kiev, as one party leader accused another of working with the Kremlin and calling for him to be jailed. …read more Source:...

    Poland probes burning of Ukraine flag at far-right march
    Nov14

    Poland probes burning of Ukraine flag at far-right march

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) ” Poland’s Foreign Ministry says the country is investigating the burning of a Ukrainian flag during a march by far-right nationalists, an incident that comes amid increased tensions between the Slavic neighbors.Ministry… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    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...

    Poroshenko ‘sure’ Trump supports Ukraine against Russia (AFP)
    Nov14

    Poroshenko ‘sure’ Trump supports Ukraine against Russia (AFP)

    Stockholm (AFP) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Monday said he has “no doubt” that president-elect Donald Trump will refuse to recognise Russia’s annexation of Crimea, and will cooperate with his country. …read more Source: The West...

    Safety pins: a pointed show of  solidarity after Trump election (AFP)
    Nov13

    Safety pins: a pointed show of solidarity after Trump election (AFP)

    Washington (AFP) – People have long used ribbons, flowers, colors or badges to symbolize political causes, from the carnations of Portugal’s 1974 revolution to the orange ribbons of Ukraine’s 2004 revolution to the gel wristbands now worn to promote almost any charity. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukraine Scrambles to Bolster US Support
    Nov11

    Ukraine Scrambles to Bolster US Support

    Seeking reassurance Despite these comments, Kiev has been seeking assurances of continued U.S. support. Mission in NYC done: more than 50 mtgs (meetings), 30 calls in 3 days to sup …read more Source: Big News...

    Georgia’s ex-president vows to force early Ukraine elections (AFP)
    Nov11

    Georgia’s ex-president vows to force early Ukraine elections (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Georgia’s pro-Western former president Mikheil Saakashvili on Friday announced plans to create a new opposition movement in Ukraine that aims to topple the current leadership and force early elections. …read more Source: The West...

    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...

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