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    Ukraine Offers Ex-President Yanukovych “Sexual Gift” to Return
    Mar02

    Ukraine Offers Ex-President Yanukovych “Sexual Gift” to Return

    Ukraine’s chief prosecutor has dismissed claims made by ex-President Viktor Yanukovych that he is in exile against his will—and offered him a “sexual gift” if he chooses to return and cooperate with authorities. Yanukovych has resided in Russia since fleeing Ukraine in the wake of anti-government protests two years ago. An arrest warrant...

    Why Southwest Virginia Is Trump Country
    Mar02

    Why Southwest Virginia Is Trump Country

    “To make America great again, what’s the first thing that comes to mind?” A person from the back of the hall—no doubt a college student—shouts “Biscuits!” That was the kind of irreverent fun I was looking for at a Trump rally, and in fact was the high point of the event, taking place long before the candidate himself appeared on stage. (The...

    Ukrainian pilot, parliamentarian Nadezhda Savchenko on trial in Russia
    Mar02

    Ukrainian pilot, parliamentarian Nadezhda Savchenko on trial in Russia

    After nearly two years in detention, the trial in Russia of Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko is drawing to a close. She faces a long jail term for involvement in the murder of two Russian journalists in Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Kyiv Could Rename ‘Moscow Avenue’ After Nationalist Bandera
    Mar02

    Kyiv Could Rename ‘Moscow Avenue’ After Nationalist Bandera

    Kyiv is considering stripping a major thoroughfare of the name Moskovsky Prospekt, or Moscow Avenue, and renaming it after late Ukrainian nationalist leader Stepan Bandera — a move that would be certain to anger Russia. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Detained Ukrainian Pilot’s Lawyer Lobbies Washington for New Sanctions
    Mar02

    Detained Ukrainian Pilot’s Lawyer Lobbies Washington for New Sanctions

    Nadiya Savchenko’s lawyers want the U.S. to punish Russia for its alleged show trial. But Moscow doesn’t look ready to bend. …read more Source: Foreign...

    Historical names returned to Armenia street and lane in Ukraine’s Bilhorod-Dnistrovskyi
    Mar02

    Historical names returned to Armenia street and lane in Ukraine’s Bilhorod-Dnistrovskyi

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    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:...

    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...

    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...