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    Lenin Becomes Lennon: Ukraine Renames Street After Late Beatle
    Mar02

    Lenin Becomes Lennon: Ukraine Renames Street After Late Beatle

    A Ukrainian governor has ordered that a street named after Vladimir Lenin should be renamed “John Lennon Street.” Lenin Street in the village of Kalini in Zakarpattia, Ukraine’s westernmost region, will soon no longer bear the name of the Soviet leader and will instead honor the late Beatle. Ukraine is currently undergoing a government-led...

    Ukraine: 3 Soldiers Killed in Explosion in the East
    Mar02

    Ukraine: 3 Soldiers Killed in Explosion in the East

    Ukrainian authorities say three soldiers have been killed and two wounded in the Donbas region in the country’s east as their car exploded.A spokesman for the Ukrainian government, Colonel Andriy Lysenko, reported the deaths during a Wednesday press briefing in Kiev…. …read more Source:...

    Vox-Pop — Bandera Avenue Or Moscow Avenue?
    Mar02

    Vox-Pop — Bandera Avenue Or Moscow Avenue?

    What do ordinary Ukrainians make of plans to rename Kyiv’s Moscow Avenue after the controversial World War II nationalist leader Stepan Bandera? …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Lennon not Lenin: Ukraine renames street after late Beatle (AFP)
    Mar02

    Lennon not Lenin: Ukraine renames street after late Beatle (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – It was only a minor tweak in the spelling but a historic change when a Ukrainian village on Wednesday renamed a street, which honoured Soviet founder Lenin, after The Beatles’ John Lennon. …read more Source: The West...

    For Ukrainians, Minsk Agreements are ‘Poison’
    Mar02

    For Ukrainians, Minsk Agreements are ‘Poison’

    Two years after the start of the Ukraine conflict, Ukrainians are coming under pressure from the West and Russia to comply with the Minsk agreements, despite the failure of Russia to provide the necessary security conditions. VOA Europe Correspondent Luis Ramirez reports from Kyiv and the scene of a bloody crackdown two years ago by forces loyal...

    Ukrainian pilot resigned to sentence in Russia
    Mar02

    Ukrainian pilot resigned to sentence in Russia

    Lawyers for a Ukrainian pilot on trial in Russia as an accessory to murder say they expect her to be found guilty and that she has asked the court to follow the sentence sought by prosecutors. …read more Source: FOX...

    Ukrainian pilot resigned to sentence in Russia
    Mar02

    Ukrainian pilot resigned to sentence in Russia

    DONETSK, Russia (AP) ” Lawyers for a Ukrainian pilot on trial in Russia as an accessory to murder say they expect her to be found guilty and that she has asked the court to follow the sentence sought by prosecutors.Nadezhda Savchenko… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Women’s World Chess Championship Match opens in Lviv
    Mar02

    Women’s World Chess Championship Match opens in Lviv

    For the first time in the history of Lviv hosts the most remarkable chess event – FIDE Women’s World Chess Championship Match. The world champion Mariya Muzychuk (Ukraine) on March 1-18, 2016 is ‘fighting’ for golden chess crown against the challenger, Hou Yifan (China), according to fide. …read more Source: Azerbaijan State...

    Ukraine: 3 soldiers killed in explosion in the east
    Mar02

    Ukraine: 3 soldiers killed in explosion in the east

    Ukrainian authorities say three soldiers have been killed and two wounded in the Donbas region in the country’s east as their car exploded. …read more Source: CTV...

    Ukrainian pilot resigned to sentence in Russia
    Mar02

    Ukrainian pilot resigned to sentence in Russia

    Lawyers for a Ukrainian pilot on trial in Russia as an accessory to murder say they expect her to be found guilty and that she has asked the court to follow the sentence sought by prosecutors. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...