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    Ukraine sees solar power as Chernobyl’s future
    Aug07

    Ukraine sees solar power as Chernobyl’s future

    Ministers create presentation to show how idle land around nuclear disaster site can be used to produce renewable energy. …read more Source: Muscat...

    Ukrainian separatist leader wounded in bomb attack
    Aug07

    Ukrainian separatist leader wounded in bomb attack

    Pro-Russian separatist leader Igor Plotnitsky has been injured in a blast in the city of Luhansk in eastern Ukraine. Regional officials say the bomb was an assassination attempt. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Ukrainian separatist leader wounded in bomb attack
    Aug07

    Ukrainian separatist leader wounded in bomb attack

    Pro-Russian separatist leader Igor Plotnitsky has been injured in a blast in the city of Luhansk in eastern Ukraine. Regional officials say the bomb was an assassination attempt. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine crisis: Blast injures Luhansk rebel leader Plotnitsky
    Aug07

    Ukraine crisis: Blast injures Luhansk rebel leader Plotnitsky

    The leader of a self-proclaimed separatist republic in eastern Ukraine, Igor Plotnitsky, has been injured in a bomb attack on his car, rebel officials confirm. …read more Source:...

    Separatist Leader in Eastern Ukraine Survives Assassination Attempt
    Aug07

    Separatist Leader in Eastern Ukraine Survives Assassination Attempt

    The Russian-backed leader of a separatist region in eastern Ukraine was seriously wounded Saturday in an apparent assassination attempt, Russian and Ukrainian media reported. The pro-Russian separatist Luhansk Information Center said a bomb exploded early Saturday near the car of rebel leader Igor Plotnitsky in the capital of the self-proclaimed...

    Rebel leader in Ukraine wounded in bombing
    Aug07

    Rebel leader in Ukraine wounded in bombing

    An explosive device detonated early Saturday in Luhansk near the car of Igor Plotnitsky, leader of the self-proclaimed Luhansk People’s Republic, the rebel-run Luhansk Information Center said on its website. Fighting between Russia-backed rebels and government forces has been raging since April 2014, leaving more than 9,500 dead and...

    Ukraine insurgency leads to flood of illegal weapons
    Aug07

    Ukraine insurgency leads to flood of illegal weapons

    The war in eastern Ukraine against Russia-backed separatists has led to the uncontrolled spread of firearms throughout the country, with experts describing Ukraine as a “supermarket” where millions of illegal weapons are for sale. Since the armed conflict broke out in 2014, the number of crimes involving firearms has more than doubled in Ukraine,...

    War against Russia-backed separatists has turned Ukraine into a ‘supermarket’ for illegal weapons
    Aug07

    War against Russia-backed separatists has turned Ukraine into a ‘supermarket’ for illegal weapons

    KIEV, Ukraine — A former Ukrainian soldier-turned-arms dealer agrees to meet in Kyiv, where he offers to sell a Makarov semi-automatic pistol for about $160. Amid haggling, he drops the price to $120. He says he also has Kalashnikov automatic rifles for less than $400 and can get heavier weapons such as rocket launchers if given a little more...

    War against Russia-backed separatists has turned Ukraine into a ‘supermarket’ for illegal weapons
    Aug07

    War against Russia-backed separatists has turned Ukraine into a ‘supermarket’ for illegal weapons

    Since the conflict broke out in 2014, the number of crimes involving firearms has more than doubled in Ukraine, a country where gun ownership was previously very rare …read more Source: Vancouver...

    Ukrainian separatist leader wounded in car bombing
    Aug07

    Ukrainian separatist leader wounded in car bombing

    A pro-Russian leader of Ukraine’s breakaway region of Luhansk was wounded on Saturday in a car bombing that supporters called an assassination attempt. Igor Plotnitsky, a burly, bull-necked warlord who has been at the helm of the unrecognized Luhansk People’s Republic in eastern Ukraine since 2014,… …read more Source: Los...