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    Man ‘Armed With Explosives’ Barricaded Inside Kharkiv Post Office
    Jan01

    Man ‘Armed With Explosives’ Barricaded Inside Kharkiv Post Office

    Ukrainian police say a man believed to be carrying explosives has barricaded himself inside a post office in the Ukrainian city of Kharkiv. The police said on December 30 that nine adults and two children are trapped inside the post office with the man. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Simona Halep to kick off new season by playing against American Nicole Gibbs in Shenzhen
    Jan01

    Simona Halep to kick off new season by playing against American Nicole Gibbs in Shenzhen

    Bucharest, Dec 30 /Agerpres/ – Romanian tennis player Simona Halep, world's no. 1, is going to kick off 2018 season by playing against American Nicole Gibbs in the opening round of the WTA tournament in Shenzhen (China), equipped with total prizes worth 626,750 US dollars. Halep (26) and Gibbs (24, WTA's 110) will meet for the...

    2017 In A Word: From Russia, Ukraine, And Belarus
    Jan01

    2017 In A Word: From Russia, Ukraine, And Belarus

    How would you sum up 2017 in one word or phrase? Correspondents for Current Time, the Russian-language network run by RFE/RL in cooperation with VOA, asked people in Russia, Ukraine, and Belarus. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    A new Ukrainian cultural and information center opened in Astana
    Jan01

    A new Ukrainian cultural and information center opened in Astana

    It is created for educational activities and strengthening ties with Kazakhstan. …read more Source: Kazakh...

    A review of ‘On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century’
    Jan01

    A review of ‘On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century’

    Timothy Snyder reads five, and speaks ten, European languages, which give him a tremendous advantage when researching and writing about European history. An undergraduate at Brown University, he continued his studies at Oxford where he received his doctorate in 1997 while a British Marshall Scholar. In addition to fellowships in Paris, Vienna and...

    2017, as seen through President Trump’s tweets
    Jan01

    2017, as seen through President Trump’s tweets

    It might be hard to remember now, but presidential Twitter accounts used to be anodyne things, serving up inoffensive sentiments only occasionally written by the chief executive himself. Then came 2017, the year Americans started to wake up wondering what the president would do on Twitter that day. Rail against his defeated opponent? Muse about...

    Ukraine kidnappers free bitcoin analyst after $1m ransom paid
    Jan01

    Ukraine kidnappers free bitcoin analyst after $1m ransom paid

    Kidnappers in Ukraine have released an employee at a United Kingdom-registered cryptocurrency exchange after getting More… …read more Source: Emirates...

    Ukraine hostages freed after police storm post office
    Dec31

    Ukraine hostages freed after police storm post office

    Members of a police special operations unit gather outside a post office, where a man took people hostage, in Kharkiv, Ukraine December 30, 2017. REUTERSKHARKIV: Ukrainian police on Saturday freed the remaining hostages being held in a post office by an man believed to be strapped with explosives, and arrested the hostage taker after an...

    BREAKING: Raila Drops Bombshell To Uhuru Over Rigged Elections, Panic In Statehouse
    Dec31

    BREAKING: Raila Drops Bombshell To Uhuru Over Rigged Elections, Panic In Statehouse

    IT IS D-DAY FOR ELECTORAL JUSTICE IN 2018: BY RAILA ODINGA A year that has been difficult in nearly all fronts has come to an end. Kenyans preserved a dysfunctional economy and an all-time high cost of living that was coupled with the disappearance of basic commodities like unga from stores. The situation was worsened by a bitterly contested and...

    Mattis Says New U.S. Weapons For Ukraine Shouldn’t Concern Moscow
    Dec30

    Mattis Says New U.S. Weapons For Ukraine Shouldn’t Concern Moscow

    U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has said that the U.S. role in Ukraine is not changing and Russia has no cause for concern about a U.S. decision last week to supply new weapons to Kyiv. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...