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    Former Ukraine midfielder Serhiy Zakarlyuka dies in car accident
    Oct06

    Former Ukraine midfielder Serhiy Zakarlyuka dies in car accident

    38-year-old played nine times for UkraineAccident comes a month after Andriy Gusins deathThe former Ukraine midfielder Serhiy Zakarlyuka has been killed in a car accident, local media reported on Monday.The 38-year-old Zakarlyuka played nine times for Ukraine between 2002 and 2004. … …read more Source: The...

    Latvias ruling coalition keeps Russia-leaning party at bay in election
    Oct05

    Latvias ruling coalition keeps Russia-leaning party at bay in election

    Harmony party, backed mainly by ethnic Russians, wins largest number of votes, but is unlikely to secure a role in governmentA party mainly backed by ethnic Russians won the largest number of votes in Latvias parliamentary elections this weekend, but is likely to be shut out of government after fears over a resurgent Kremlin dominated the...

    Pro-Russia rebels attempt to seize Donetsk airport in Ukraine
    Oct03

    Pro-Russia rebels attempt to seize Donetsk airport in Ukraine

    Fighting for the airport has intensified threatening to derail a truce declared on 5 SeptemberPro-Russia rebels attempted to seize a key airport in eastern Ukraine on Friday despite fierce resistance from government forces.An Associated Press reporter saw three rebel tanks firing their cannons at the main terminal of Donetsk airport, where...

    Lenin statue’s nose and ear on sale ‘to raise funds for anti-Russian forces’
    Oct03

    Lenin statue’s nose and ear on sale ‘to raise funds for anti-Russian forces’

    Body parts from memorial destroyed in Ukraine last week made available online by enterprising supporters of pro-Kiev volunteer battalions in the east. RFE/RL reports Most of the massive statue of Soviet leader Vladimir Lenin that a crowd in Kharkiv toppled last week still lies where it landed in the citys central Freedom Square. And no wonder....

    Red Cross worker killed in Ukraine
    Oct02

    Red Cross worker killed in Ukraine

    Swiss national killed by shell that landed near ICRCs offices in the rebel-held city of DonetskA Swiss Red Cross worker was killed by a shell that landed near the international organisations office in Ukraines separatist-held city of Donetsk on Thursday.A Reuters witness saw the body of a middle-aged man lying at the entrance to the building....

    Cake thrown at Ukrainian presidential aide  video
    Oct02

    Cake thrown at Ukrainian presidential aide video

    Oleh Makhnitsky, an aide to Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko, ducks for cover after men wearing hoods disrupt his news conference by throwing cake. He continues the Kiev briefing shortly afterwards and jokes about his current popularity. Remnants of cake are seen splattered across the desk, floor and Makhnitsky’s jacket …...

    Russia 1-1 Ukraine, 1999: This is our second present after Crimea | Michael Yokin
    Oct02

    Russia 1-1 Ukraine, 1999: This is our second present after Crimea | Michael Yokin

    A grudge match after the Soviet Union breakdown ended with a goalkeeping error and neither side qualifying for Euro 2000The following is an extract from Michael Yokins article from the latest issue of the Blizzard. The Blizzard is a quarterly football journal available from www.theblizzard.co.uk on a pay-what-you-like basis in print and digital...

    Putins view of power was formed watching East Germany collapse | Mary Sarotte
    Oct01

    Putins view of power was formed watching East Germany collapse | Mary Sarotte

    25 years ago Russias president was a KGB officer in the chaos of Dresden. This explains the hardliner he is todayTwenty-five years ago this week tumultuous scenes were unfolding in the East German city of Dresden: inside the central station, tens of thousands of people clashed violently with police, army and Stasi forces. And the chances are high...

    British and German factories see sharp slowdown in manufacturing
    Oct01

    British and German factories see sharp slowdown in manufacturing

    Stock markets fall across UK, Europe and US as sluggish eurozone and global conflict hit economiesFactories in Britain and Germany suffered a sharp slowdown in September, raising fears that economic recovery is losing momentum against a backdrop of global political turmoil and the flagging eurozone economy.In the UK growth in manufacturing...

    Ukrainian forces and pro-Russia rebels clash over Donetsk airport
    Oct01

    Ukrainian forces and pro-Russia rebels clash over Donetsk airport

    At least 10 people are killed in exchanges of artillery fire, undermining ceasefire struck last monthFighting between Ukrainian government forces and pro-Russia rebel militias for control of Donetsk airport left more civilians dead on Wednesday, with reports of a school near the airport coming under shell fire as heavy artillery exchanges...

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