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    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...

    More than 210 million people worldwide will be heading to the polls in October
    Oct01

    More than 210 million people worldwide will be heading to the polls in October

    More than 210 million people are eligible to vote in elections set to take place in a dozen countries around the world this October. Just under 1.2 billion people globally have already taken part in national elections so far this yearJust under 1.2 billion people globally have so far taken part in national elections this year. In October, nearly...

    Young Ukrainians and Russians in the UK on the crisis in eastern Ukraine  interactive
    Oct01

    Young Ukrainians and Russians in the UK on the crisis in eastern Ukraine interactive

    The reverberations of the Ukraine conflict have been felt all over the world especially in the UK, home to an estimated 70,000 Ukrainians and Russians, where loyalties are divided between Kiev and Moscow … …read more Source: The...

    Speak now: a history of the ‘protest marriage’ from Hong Kong to Kiev
    Sep30

    Speak now: a history of the ‘protest marriage’ from Hong Kong to Kiev

    Vivian Lo and Ka Sing Fung posed for photos at pro-democracy protest following others who found love among the barricadesThe sting of pepper spray and the threat of riot police appears to have done little to quell the sweet taste of romance. Couples have declared their vows at demonstrations around the world, with the latest protest marriage...

    Violence in eastern Ukraine kills at least 12 people despite ceasefire
    Sep29

    Violence in eastern Ukraine kills at least 12 people despite ceasefire

    Nine soldiers reportedly among dead following fighting between pro-Russian rebels and government troops that has also left 32 woundedEastern Ukraine has suffered the worst violence in more than a week as fighting between pro-Russian rebels and government troops in the region killed at least 12 people and wounded 32, according to officials.Colonel...

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