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    Ukraine court frees interior minister’s son in graft case (AFP)
    Nov02

    Ukraine court frees interior minister’s son in graft case (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – A Kiev court on Wednesday released from detention the son of the powerful interior minister in an embezzlement case seen as a test of Ukraine’s commitment to tackling corruption in the highest echelons of power. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukraine court frees interior minister’s son in graft case (AFP)
    Nov02

    Ukraine court frees interior minister’s son in graft case (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – A Kiev court on Wednesday released from detention the son of the powerful interior minister in an embezzlement case seen as a test of Ukraine’s commitment to tackling corruption in the highest echelons of power. …read more Source: The West...

    Georgian Citizen Killed in Action in Ukraine
    Nov01

    Georgian Citizen Killed in Action in Ukraine

    Giorgi Saralidze died in a fight against the Russian-backed forces near Donetsk airport. …read more Source:...

    Possible clarifications on Armenia-EU agreement signing at “Euronest” plenary session in Kiev
    Nov01

    Possible clarifications on Armenia-EU agreement signing at “Euronest” plenary session in Kiev

    A discussion on the prospects of the Eastern Partnership and particularly the summit to be held in Brussels on November 24 was held at the plenary session of the “Euronest” Parliamentary Assembly in Kiev yesterday at 20.00 in Yerevan time. … …read more Source:...

    Topless Activist Torches Teddy Bears In Protest Against Ukraine’s Poroshenko
    Nov01

    Topless Activist Torches Teddy Bears In Protest Against Ukraine’s Poroshenko

    A topless activist from the protest group Femen set fire to several large toy bears outside a shop selling candy made by a confectionery company owned by President Petro Poroshenko. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine’s ambassador: Putin using Serbia to destroy Europe
    Nov01

    Ukraine’s ambassador: Putin using Serbia to destroy Europe

    Ukrainian Ambassador to Belgrade Oleksandr Aleksandrovych says Russia is “using Serbia to create chaos and provoke a new war in the Balkans.”He also said that Russian President Vladimir Putin “does not care for Serbia” – but rather uses our country as “another instrument to destroy Europe.” …read...

    Two Gas Pipelines Damaged in Crimea, Sabotage Not Excluded
    Nov01

    Two Gas Pipelines Damaged in Crimea, Sabotage Not Excluded

    SIMFEROPOL (Sputnik) — Another gas pipeline was damaged in the southern Crimean settlement of Zaprudne, and the act may be regarded as sabotage, the head of the region’s state unitary gas enterprise Krymgazseti told Sputnik on Wednesday. “A medium pressure gas pipeline of 270 mm diameter has been damaged near Zaprudne settlement. The nature...

    Ukrainian killed in ambush attack on suspected Putin assassination plotter
    Nov01

    Ukrainian killed in ambush attack on suspected Putin assassination plotter

    In Ukraine, an gun attack on a Chechen man, who has been accused of planning to assassinate Russian President Vladimir Putin, has taken place, where his wife, an Ukrainian voluntary soldier, has been killed. …read more Source: Baltic News...

    Levon Aronyan is behind Magnus Carlsen
    Nov01

    Levon Aronyan is behind Magnus Carlsen

    The International Chess Federation (FIDE) has published a new ranking of the strongest chess players in the world. As of November 1, world champion Magnus Carlsen is leading the men’s table with 2837 points. Levon Aronyan takes the second place with 2801 points. The Italian GM Fabiano Caruana, presenting the USA, is in the third place...

    World shouldn’t be dominated by one currency: Russia
    Nov01

    World shouldn’t be dominated by one currency: Russia

    BEIJING: Russia and China were considering linking their national payment system, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said on Wednesday, as he called for a more balanced global finance structure. Noting the rise of China’s UnionPay system and Beijing’s efforts to internationalise its currency, the yuan, Medvedev told a press...