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    Obama urges NATO to stand firm against Russia
    Jul08

    Obama urges NATO to stand firm against Russia

    U.S. President Barack Obama has urged NATO leaders on Friday to stand firm against a resurgent Russia over its seizure of Crimea from Ukraine, saying Britain’s vote to leave the European Union should not weaken the western defence alliance. “The special relationship between the US and the UK will endure. I have no doubt that …read...

    Detained man plans attacks on 2016 Euro soccer championship
    Jun06

    Detained man plans attacks on 2016 Euro soccer championship

    Ukraine’s state security service said on Monday that “a French citizen detained in late May on the border with Poland had been planning attacks in France to coincide with the Euro 2016 soccer championship it is hosting”. On Saturday the Ukrainian border guard service reported the unnamed 25-year-old had been arrested with an arsenal of...

    French Open Update: Serena wins, Venus crashes out
    Jun01

    French Open Update: Serena wins, Venus crashes out

    World number one Serena Williams has defeated Ukraine’s Elina Svitolina in their rain-delayed fourth-round match at the French Open. The American beat Svitolina, coached by four-time Roland Garros champion Justine Henin, 6-1 6-1. Williams next plays Russia’s Yulia Putintseva, who beat Carla Suarez of Spain Navarro 7-5 7-5....

    Fire killed seventeen in Ukraine
    May29

    Fire killed seventeen in Ukraine

    Seventeen people have been killed after a fire broke out in a residential building housing elderly people in a village near Kiev, Ukraine’s state emergency service said in a statement. It said the fire broke out in the early hours of Sunday morning in a privately-owned two-storey building that was temporarily housing 35 people in...

    Jailed Ukraine pilot released under prisoner swap with Russia
    May25

    Jailed Ukraine pilot released under prisoner swap with Russia

    Sources close to the swap told newsmen that “Ukrainian servicewoman Nadiya Savchenko heads home on a plane from Russian captivity on Wednesday, after an exchange for two Russians detained in Ukraine”. Handing over Savchenko, whose release has been demanded by Western government and who also has become a national hero in Ukraine would ease...

    Ukraine marks 30th anniversary of nuclear disaster
    Apr26

    Ukraine marks 30th anniversary of nuclear disaster

    Commemorations are under way in Ukraine to mark the 30th anniversary of the nuclear disaster at Chernobyl. Sirens were sounded at the same moment as the first explosion at the reactor, in the early hours of April 26, 1986. The meltdown at the Soviet plant was the worst nuclear disaster in history. An uncontrolled reaction …read more Source:...

    Security in focus as Obama visits Germany
    Apr24

    Security in focus as Obama visits Germany

    U.S. President Barack Obama arrived in Germany on Sunday to hold talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, one of his closest allies in dealing with a shaky global economy and security crises in the Middle East and Ukraine. It will be the last stop on a six-day foreign journey where Obama has sought to shore …read more Source: Voice Of...

    Dogara seeks economic partnership with Ukraine
    Mar02

    Dogara seeks economic partnership with Ukraine

    The Speaker of Nigerian House of Representatives, Mr. Ya‎kubu Dogara has urged the government of Ukraine to partner with Nigeria and invest in the solid minerals, agriculture and renewable energy sectors to enable the country diversify its economy. Mr. Dogara made the appeal when he received the ambassador of Ukraine, Mr Vitalis Alexandruk in his...

    Iheanacho claims Champions league spot
    Feb02

    Iheanacho claims Champions league spot

    Manchester City has called up teenage Nigerian striker Kelechi Iheanacho to their Champions League squad. Manager, Manuel Pellegrini said Iheanacho, who has scored eight times in 18 games this season, will replace the injured Samir Nasri in the squad. Manchester City will face Ukrainian side Dynamo Kiev in the last 16 of the Champions League. The...

    Nigerian Senate seeks stronger Nigeria, Ukraine relations
    Jan28

    Nigerian Senate seeks stronger Nigeria, Ukraine relations

    President of the Nigerian Senate Bukola Saraki on Thursday canvassed stronger bilateral and economic ties between Nigeria and the Republic of Ukraine. Senator Saraki, according to a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Sanni Onogu, stated this when he hosted the Ukrainian Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr. Valerii Aleksandruk, who visited him in...

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