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    Hollywood can have Star Wars but Ukraine gets Darth Mykolaiovych Vader
    Dec12

    Hollywood can have Star Wars but Ukraine gets Darth Mykolaiovych Vader

    Darth Vader was bent on galactic domination, but his Ukrainian namesake enjoys more mundane pursuits: local politics, walking the family dog and a spot of embroidery. The Ukrainian citizen, who has changed his name to Darth Mykolaiovych Vader, ran for the post of local mayor in October, his political backers dressed as Stormtroopers. In his...

    Ukraine Parliament Turns Into ‘Fight Club’ As Legislator Attacks Prime Minister
    Dec12

    Ukraine Parliament Turns Into ‘Fight Club’ As Legislator Attacks Prime Minister

    If you think partisan bickering in Congress is tense, check out the Ukrainian Parliament. It makes Capitol Hill seem downright genial by comparison.A massive brawl broke out Friday in the Supreme Rada, Ukraine’s legislative chamber, when Parliament member Oleh Barna physically dragged Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk from the...

    A Sith Lord’s Story
    Dec12

    A Sith Lord’s Story

    A day in the life of Ukraine’s Darth Mykolaiovych Vader …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine: Report by Prime Minister Provokes Fight
    Dec12

    Ukraine: Report by Prime Minister Provokes Fight

    11 de diciembre de 2015, 16:58Kiev, Dec 11 (Prensa Latina) The annual report by Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseni Yatseniuk before the Supreme Rada (Parliament) provoked a fight between allied political parties and protests close to the host of the Parliament in this capital Friday. …read more Source: Prensa...

    Brawls in Ukraine’s Parliament Are Almost as Good as Hockey Fights
    Dec11

    Brawls in Ukraine’s Parliament Are Almost as Good as Hockey Fights

    Fights broke out in Ukraine’s parliament Friday, and it was far from the first time. …read more Source: Foreign...

    U.S. and Russia trade accusations at U.N. over Ukraine conflict
    Dec11

    U.S. and Russia trade accusations at U.N. over Ukraine conflict

    UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – The United States and Russia blamed each other on Friday for the continued conflict in Ukraine, with Washington accusing the Kremlin of attempting to suppress public discussion of facts about the nearly two-year-old war. …read more Source: The...

    U.S. and Russia trade accusations at U.N. over Ukraine conflict
    Dec11

    U.S. and Russia trade accusations at U.N. over Ukraine conflict

    UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – The United States and Russia blamed each other on Friday for the continued conflict in Ukraine, with Washington accusing the Kremlin of attempting to suppress public discussion of facts about the nearly two-year-old war. …read more Source:...

    Kerry to meet Russia’s Putin, Lavrov for Syria talks in Moscow
    Dec11

    Kerry to meet Russia’s Putin, Lavrov for Syria talks in Moscow

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will meet Russian President Vladimir Putin and Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in Moscow on Tuesday to discuss the situation in Syria and Ukraine, U.S. officials said on Friday. …read more Source: Channel...

    WATCH: Brawl erupts in Ukrainian parliament as deputy tries to drag PM away
    Dec11

    WATCH: Brawl erupts in Ukrainian parliament as deputy tries to drag PM away

    Scuffles involving several dozen lawmakers have erupted at Ukraine’s parliament after one deputy tried to drag the prime minister away from the rostrum. …read more Source: Global...

    Ukraine lawmaker manhandles PM Yatseniuk
    Dec11

    Ukraine lawmaker manhandles PM Yatseniuk

    KIEV: Fighting broke out among members of Ukraine’s ruling coalition on Friday after a member of President Petro Poroshenko’s bloc physically picked up Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk and pulled him from the podium. Yatseniuk was defending his embattled government’s record when lawmaker Oleh Barna walked over to him, presenting...