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    Ban due on direct flights between Russia and Ukraine
    Oct24

    Ban due on direct flights between Russia and Ukraine

    Direct flights between Ukraine and Russia will stop on Sunday (25/10), as new sanctions initiated by Kiev come into effect. …read more Source:...

    Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Saturday 24 Oct 2015
    Oct24

    Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Saturday 24 Oct 2015

    Mexico still under threat from hurricane Mexico remains under threat from floods and landslides due to Hurricane Patricia, warns president Enrique Pena Nieto. The US National Hurricane Centre said the hurricane hit as a Category Five storm – the highest classification. The storm arrived in western Mexico, bringing destructive winds and...

    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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