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    Ukraine woman detained at Yerevan airport with 3kgs of cocaine
    Nov13

    Ukraine woman detained at Yerevan airport with 3kgs of cocaine

    …read more Source: NEWS.am

    Soros receives Order of Freedom award
    Nov13

    Soros receives Order of Freedom award

    Hungarian-born business magnate and philanthropist George Soros has been awarded the Order of Freedom by Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, online news daily kyivpost.com reported late yesterday. …read more Source: Budapest Business...

    [Focus] Ukraine gives equal rights to gay workers, to please Brussels
    Nov13

    [Focus] Ukraine gives equal rights to gay workers, to please Brussels

    The adopted legislation was a requirement from Brussels if Ukraine wants visa-free travel. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine moves closer to visa-free EU travel
    Nov13

    Ukraine moves closer to visa-free EU travel

    Ukrainian parliament finally passes EU-brokered bill that bans workplace discrimination against sexual minorities …read more Source: World...

    World Leaders Prepare for G20 Summit in Turkey
    Nov13

    World Leaders Prepare for G20 Summit in Turkey

    Leaders of the world’s 20 biggest economies (the G20) are to meet in the Turkish resort town of Antalya for two days, starting Sunday, to discuss economic and tax cooperation, the migrant crisis and climate change. We take a look at what to expect and what it means. What is the G20? The G20, an abbreviation for “The Group of Twenty,” is an...

    Tereshchenko Dynasty Descendant Now Mayor In Ukraine
    Nov13

    Tereshchenko Dynasty Descendant Now Mayor In Ukraine

    The French descendant of one of the Russian Empire’s richest family dynasties this week became mayor of the Ukrainian town of Hlukhiv where his famly made its fortunes. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Malaysia Airlines may introduce premium economy service: CEO
    Nov13

    Malaysia Airlines may introduce premium economy service: CEO

    Malaysia Airlines (MAS) may introduce a premium economy option to attract long-haul business travellers as one part of a broader strategy to try to help it exit years of losses, its chief executive said in an interview on Friday. The airline, which introduced a new business class seat last week, will make a decision in “a couple of...

    Ukrainian lawmakers approve gay rights bill
    Nov13

    Ukrainian lawmakers approve gay rights bill

    Petro Poroshenko hailed parliament’s action as a “historic” move that brought the nation close to its longtime goal of winning the visa-free regime. …read more Source: The...

    Athletics scandal dents Putin’s sporting soft power push
    Nov13

    Athletics scandal dents Putin’s sporting soft power push

    Moscow (AFP) – Judo-loving President Vladimir Putin has used glitzy sporting events to showcase the successes of his rule, but the scandal now engulfing Russian athletics risks tarnishing that image.Moscow splashed out an estimated $51 billion (47 billion euros) on hosting the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi and is currently busy...

    Ukrainian lawmakers approve gay rights bill
    Nov13

    Ukrainian lawmakers approve gay rights bill

    KIEV, Ukraine — Ukrainian lawmakers have approved a bill that bans discrimination of gays, key legislation intended to help pave the way for visa-free travel between Ukraine and the European Union. The 450-seat parliament on Thursday approved the bill with 234 votes. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko hailed parliament’s action as a...