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    Airline industry seeks better information on conflict zones
    Oct26

    Airline industry seeks better information on conflict zones

    DUBLIN (Reuters) – The aviation industry is still struggling to gain better access to information on conflict zones, more than a year after the downing of a passenger plane over eastern Ukraine last year. …read more Source:...

    PAH expands Ukraine aid
    Oct26

    PAH expands Ukraine aid

    The Polish Humanitarian Action (PAH) has expanded its aid to civilians who are victims of the conflict in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Polskie Radio dla...

    Chewbacca arrested at Odessa polling station – video
    Oct26

    Chewbacca arrested at Odessa polling station – video

    The Star Wars character is detained at a polling station in Odessa on Sunday, when local elections were taking place across Ukraine. The man inside the costume was held for the ‘administrative offence’ of not being able to produce ID and was also fined 170 hryvnia (£5). He was reportedly apprehended when lending support to Darth...

    EU suffers major court defeat on Ukraine sanctions
    Oct26

    EU suffers major court defeat on Ukraine sanctions

    The General Court of the European Union on Monday annulled European sanctions against a Ukrainian oligarch, harshly criticizing the evidence relied on by European countries and delivering a blow to the bloc’s fledgling sanctions regime. The court struck down a March 2014 decision by the Council that froze the assets of Andriy Portnov. The...

    Mariupol dispute mars Ukraine elections
    Oct26

    Mariupol dispute mars Ukraine elections

    Voting cancelled in strategically important port city amid allegations of ballot rigging …read more Source: Financial...

    Ukraine ex-adviser wins EU court case against sanctions
    Oct26

    Ukraine ex-adviser wins EU court case against sanctions

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – A former adviser to ousted Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich scored a legal victory over the European Union on Monday when an EU court ruled that the bloc had been wrong to freeze his assets. …read more Source:...

    Chewbacca in court over lack of ID while driving Darth Vader to Ukraine election
    Oct26

    Chewbacca in court over lack of ID while driving Darth Vader to Ukraine election

    Star Wars character appears before court in Odessa after man inside costume failed to provide identity documentsThe Star Wars character Chewbacca has been dragged before a court in Odessa, in perhaps the most surreal episode in local elections across Ukraine that have been both hotly contested and full of dirty tricks.The man inside the costume...

    Ukraine elections comply with democratic standards: OSCE
    Oct26

    Ukraine elections comply with democratic standards: OSCE

    Observers have said the elections in government-held areas were democratic, but also could use improvement. The elections are a test for the current president, who faces criticism for austerity measures and corruption. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Man dressed as Chewbacca is arrested outside Ukrainian polling station
    Oct26

    Man dressed as Chewbacca is arrested outside Ukrainian polling station

    Watch the moment when a man dressed as a fictional character from Star Wars is arrested after refusing to cooperate with the police …read more Source: The...

    WATCH: Chewbacca ARRESTED in Ukraine after police caught him campaigning for Darth Vader
    Oct26

    WATCH: Chewbacca ARRESTED in Ukraine after police caught him campaigning for Darth Vader

    STAR Wars’ infamous Wookie had his light sabre and laser gun confiscated when he was handcuffed at the polling station. …read more Source:...

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