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    EU suffers major court defeat on Ukraine sanctions
    Oct26

    EU suffers major court defeat on Ukraine sanctions

    The General Court of the European Union on Monday annulled European sanctions against a Ukrainian oligarch, harshly criticizing the evidence relied on by European countries and delivering a blow to the bloc’s fledgling sanctions regime. The court struck down a March 2014 decision by the Council that froze the assets of Andriy Portnov. The...

    Ukraine ex-adviser wins EU court case against sanctions
    Oct26

    Ukraine ex-adviser wins EU court case against sanctions

    A former adviser to ousted Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich scored a legal victory over the European Union on Monday when an EU court ruled that the bloc had been wrong to freeze his assets. …read more Source: Channel...

    ‘No margin for error’: dangerous work for Ukraine’s rebel deminers
    Oct26

    ‘No margin for error’: dangerous work for Ukraine’s rebel deminers

    Around 10 children have been killed in the past few weeks when shells uncovered in deserted houses or fields blew up in their handsUpstaged NATO searches for ’360-degree’ response to RussiaMH17 wreckage reveals horror of plane’s last momentsBomb clearance project sends detection dogs to central VietnamCambodia uses...

    Mariupol dispute mars Ukraine elections
    Oct26

    Mariupol dispute mars Ukraine elections

    Voting cancelled in strategically important port city amid allegations of ballot rigging …read more Source: Financial...

    Ukraine ex-adviser wins EU court case against sanctions
    Oct26

    Ukraine ex-adviser wins EU court case against sanctions

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – A former adviser to ousted Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich scored a legal victory over the European Union on Monday when an EU court ruled that the bloc had been wrong to freeze his assets. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine ex-adviser wins EU court case against sanctions
    Oct26

    Ukraine ex-adviser wins EU court case against sanctions

    A former adviser to ousted Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich scored a legal victory over the European Union Monday when an EU court ruled that the bloc had been wrong to freeze his assets …read more Source: The Daily...

    Ukraine ex-adviser wins EU court case against sanctions
    Oct26

    Ukraine ex-adviser wins EU court case against sanctions

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – A former adviser to ousted Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich scored a legal victory over the European Union on Monday when an EU court ruled that the bloc had been wrong to freeze his assets. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine Election 2015 Update: Voting Results Show Division Between Eastern And Western Part Of The Country
    Oct26

    Ukraine Election 2015 Update: Voting Results Show Division Between Eastern And Western Part Of The Country

    Early results from Ukraine’s local elections held Sunday were beginning to pour in showing an East-West voting divide that has long separated the country of 45 million. The four polls released Monday showed President Petro Poroshenko retaining his support in the west and center of the country with the Opposition Bloc gaining in the south...

    Ukraine Election Update 2015: Chewbacca Arrested For Unlawfully Campaigning For Darth Vader
    Oct26

    Ukraine Election Update 2015: Chewbacca Arrested For Unlawfully Campaigning For Darth Vader

    Ukrainian police took down one agitated Wookiee in Odessa on Sunday after they say Chewbacca was caught unlawfully canvassing for Darth Vader on the country’s voting day for local elections. Footage released shows four officers struggling to arrest a costumed, unidentified man dressed as the “Star Wars” character after he was...

    May the police force be with you: Chewbacca arrested at Ukraine polls
    Oct26

    May the police force be with you: Chewbacca arrested at Ukraine polls

    ODESSA, Ukraine – A man dressed as Star Wars character Chewbacca was detained and fined for disobeying police during local polls in Ukraine on Sunday.The Wookiee warrior – an activist from a marginal political party – was apprehended by police in the southwestern city of Odessa after refusing to present his ID as he posed...