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    Worst Places To Live: South Sudan, Haiti, Ukraine Lead World in Suffering, Report Says
    Mar23

    Worst Places To Live: South Sudan, Haiti, Ukraine Lead World in Suffering, Report Says

    South Sudan, Haiti and Ukraine were the countries with the highest “suffering” rates in the world in 2016, according to Gallup’s analysis of its own data which was also used by the United Nations to release its annual World Happiness Report on March 20 on the occasion of the annual International Day of Happiness. …read...

    Russia Wants Review Of Ukraine’s ‘Unfair’ Decision Barring Eurovision Singer
    Mar23

    Russia Wants Review Of Ukraine’s ‘Unfair’ Decision Barring Eurovision Singer

    The Kremlin has called for a review of what it said was Ukraine’s “unfair” decision to bar Russia’s contestant in the upcoming Eurovision Song Contest from entering the country. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine bans Russia’s wheelchair-bound Eurovision contestant
    Mar23

    Ukraine bans Russia’s wheelchair-bound Eurovision contestant

    Ukraine said on Wednesday it had barred Russia’s entry for the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest from entering the country, prompting a swift rebuke from Moscow, which called the decision a “cynical and inhuman act.” Ukraine’s state security service (SBU) said Yulia Samoylova, a wheelchair-bound 27-year-old singer, had violated Ukrainian...

    Former Russian Lawmaker Is Shot To Death Outside Hotel In Kiev
    Mar23

    Former Russian Lawmaker Is Shot To Death Outside Hotel In Kiev

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko is calling the apparent assassination “state terrorism.” Former lawmaker Denis Voronenkov had been aiding inquiries into Russia’s incursions in Ukraine.(Image credit: Oleksandr Synytsia/AP) …read more Source:...

    Execution on sidewalk of witness against ex-Ukraine PM bears ‘obvious signature of Russian special services’
    Mar23

    Execution on sidewalk of witness against ex-Ukraine PM bears ‘obvious signature of Russian special services’

    A former Russian lawmaker who fled Moscow for Ukraine and likened life under President Vladimir Putin to Nazi Germany was shot dead in Kiev. Denis Voronenkov, 45, was killed Thursday at 11:40 a.m. near the Premier Palace hotel in the center of Ukraine’s capital, local police said. His bodyguard, who was injured in the shooting, wounded the...

    Kremlin says Ukrainian claims of Russian hand in ex-MP’s murder are ‘absurd’
    Mar23

    Kremlin says Ukrainian claims of Russian hand in ex-MP’s murder are ‘absurd’

    MOSCOW – Russia’s Kremlin said on Thursday that allegations from Ukrainian authorities that Moscow was behind the murder of a fugitive Russian MP in Kiev were absurd, Russian news agencies reported. “We believe that all the falsehoods that can… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine president: former MP killing was Russian ‘state terrorism’
    Mar23

    Ukraine president: former MP killing was Russian ‘state terrorism’

    KIEV – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Thursday that the fatal shooting of a former Russian lawmaker in Kiev was an act of Russian “state terrorism”. Former parliamentarian Denis Voronenkov was killed outside a hotel in the… …read more Source:...

    Russia accused of ‘state terrorism’ as ex-MP shot dead in Ukraine 
    Mar23

    Russia accused of ‘state terrorism’ as ex-MP shot dead in Ukraine 

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    Ukraine says ‘state terrorism’ by Moscow behind murder of Russian ex-MP
    Mar23

    Ukraine says ‘state terrorism’ by Moscow behind murder of Russian ex-MP

    KIEV: A former Russian MP wanted by Moscow for fraud was shot dead in broad daylight in the heart of the Ukrainian capital on Thursday in what Kiev branded “state terrorism.” Kiev police chief Andriy Kryshchenko confirmed in televised comments that “the identity of the dead man has been established” as former Communist...

    Exiled former Russian lawmaker shot dead in Kiev
    Mar23

    Exiled former Russian lawmaker shot dead in Kiev

    A former Russian lawmaker and key witness in a treason case against Ukraine’s ousted leader Viktor Yanukovich was shot dead in broad daylight outside a hotel in central Kiev on Thursday, police said. …read more Source: France...