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    Ukraine may get two Christmases as national identity debate begins
    Dec31

    Ukraine may get two Christmases as national identity debate begins

    Proposal could divide country amid battle for influence between Russian and Ukrainian branches of Orthodox ChurchUkraine, which marks Christmas on 7 January in accordance with Orthodox Christian tradition, has begun a national debate about whether it should also celebrate on 25 December, a step that would bring it into line with western Europe....

    Ukraine debates whether to celebrate Christmas twice
    Dec31

    Ukraine debates whether to celebrate Christmas twice

    Ukraine, which marks Christmas on Jan. 7 according to Orthodox Christian tradition, has embarked upon a national debate about whether it should also celebrate on Dec. 25, a step that would bring it in line with Western Europe. …read more Source: Channel...

    Haredi couple from Israel caught with drugs in Ukraine
    Dec31

    Haredi couple from Israel caught with drugs in Ukraine

    (JTA) — Ukrainian police arrested a haredi Orthodox couple from Israel at a Kiev airport after finding more than two pounds of marijuana in their luggage. The website of Ukraine’s border police did not identify the Israelis arrested at Boryspil Airport on Sunday but said they were apprehended in a combined operation by the country’s...

    Ukraine debates whether to celebrate Christmas twice
    Dec31

    Ukraine debates whether to celebrate Christmas twice

    KIEV—Ukraine, which marks Christmas on January 7 according to Orthodox Christian tradition, has embarked upon a national debate about whether it should also celebrate on December 25, a step that would bring it in line with Western Europe. …read more Source: GMA News...

    Ukraine debates whether to celebrate Christmas twice
    Dec31

    Ukraine debates whether to celebrate Christmas twice

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine, which marks Christmas on Jan. 7 according to Orthodox Christian tradition, has embarked upon a national debate about whether it should also celebrate on Dec. 25, a step that would bring it in line with Western Europe. …read more Source: The...

    Fall of Electricity Pylon in Kherson Region Causes New Blackout in Crimea
    Dec31

    Fall of Electricity Pylon in Kherson Region Causes New Blackout in Crimea

    The first reports about a new halt to the power supply from mainland Ukraine to Crimea appeared on Wednesday evening. …read more Source:...

    Normandy Four Leaders Agreed on Necessity of Absolute Cease-fire in Donbas
    Dec31

    Normandy Four Leaders Agreed on Necessity of Absolute Cease-fire in Donbas

    President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko held a phone conversation with the leaders of Germany, France and Russian Federation and informed on the escalation of the situation in Donbas over the past weeks. …read more Source:...

    Crimea power outage after line damage
    Dec31

    Crimea power outage after line damage

    Electricity supplies to Crimea from southern Ukraine have been cut for a second time after a pylon came down overnight. …read more Source:...

    White Woman Claims Super Eagles Player, Brown Ideye Fathered Her Two Children +See Photos Of The Children
    Dec31

    White Woman Claims Super Eagles Player, Brown Ideye Fathered Her Two Children +See Photos Of The Children

    Nigerian football player, Brown Ideye who is married with two children is currently facing some accusations from a woman named Alex based in Ukraine. She claims Brown fathered her children while he was playing in the country. The woman has since been posting photos of her children on her Instagram page to back her claim. See screen shots below:...

    Crimea loses quarter of power after Ukraine halts supplies
    Dec31

    Crimea loses quarter of power after Ukraine halts supplies

    Crimea has lost at least one quarter of its power after Ukraine switched off supplies, citing a downed electricity pylon, an official in the contested peninsula said on Thursday. …read more Source: Channel...