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    Russia and Ukraine to ban direct flights
    Oct24

    Russia and Ukraine to ban direct flights

    Direct flights between Ukraine and Russia will stop at midnight on Saturday, as new sanctions initiated by Kiev come into effect. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine: Darth Vader runs for mayor
    Oct24

    Ukraine: Darth Vader runs for mayor

    Darth Vader is among the candidates vying for the post of Mayor in the Ukrainian port city of Odessa. He joins Peking Duck and a man calling himself… …read more Source:...

    Darth Vader statue replaces Lenin monument in Ukraine – video
    Oct23

    Darth Vader statue replaces Lenin monument in Ukraine – video

    People dressed as Chewbacca and Stormtroopers from Star Wars attend the unveiling of the Darth Vader monument in Odessa on Friday. The monument, built around a bronze Lenin statue, is part of Ukraine’s de-communisation legislation which was introduced earlier this year. The Darth Vader character attending the event says that he is happy to...

    Czech World War Two veteran Singer dies aged 101
    Oct23

    Czech World War Two veteran Singer dies aged 101

    Prague – Gustav Singer, a doctor of the Czechoslovak unit in the Soviet Union during World War Two who participated in the fights near Sokolovo, Kyiv, Bila Tserkva and the Dukla Pass, has died at the… …read more Source: České...

    Forced out: Darth Vader replaces Lenin statue in Ukraine
    Oct23

    Forced out: Darth Vader replaces Lenin statue in Ukraine

    The Star Wars character is a prominent figure in the country’s local politics and has now been recruited to help erase Ukraine’s communist pastJust in time for the release of the latest Star Wars film, Ukrainians have transformed a statue of Lenin into one of Darth Vader, who is an oddly prominent figure in local politics.Lenin, the...

    The silent secession of eastern Ukraine
    Oct23

    The silent secession of eastern Ukraine

    Ukraine’s Donbass is adopting Russian currency, schoolbooks and, soon maybe, passports. Russia, which annexed the Crimean Peninsula last year, hasn’t had to take any formal control to move the secession along. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    The force awakens (in Ukraine): Darth Vader statue replaces Lenin monument
    Oct23

    The force awakens (in Ukraine): Darth Vader statue replaces Lenin monument

    Artist converts Vladimir Lenin statue in Odessa into a monument to the Star Wars villain and it’s not the first time the George Lucas film has invaded politicsIn Odessa, Ukraine, the force really has been awakened with a statue of Vladimir Lenin being converted into one of the dark lord himself, Darth Vader.While the rest of the world was...

    Juncker putting Crimea annexation behind him | Contributors – Romania
    Oct23

    Juncker putting Crimea annexation behind him | Contributors – Romania

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    I wanted to believe in Jeremy Corbyn. But I can’t believe in Seumas Milne
    Oct23

    I wanted to believe in Jeremy Corbyn. But I can’t believe in Seumas Milne

    The Labour leader’s appointment of Seumas Milne is a disaster, argues Oliver Bullough. I wish Jeremy Corbyn well, I really do. I sincerely hope he shunts important issues – renationalisation, fairness, tax justice – onto the political mainline where they belong. I was even thinking of getting involved with his revitalised Labour Party. But...

    Lenin given Darth Vader makeover
    Oct23

    Lenin given Darth Vader makeover

    Lenin statue earmarked for removal in Ukraine is turned into Darth Vader. …read more Source:...

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