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    Forced out: Darth Vader replaces Lenin statue in Ukraine
    Oct23

    Forced out: Darth Vader replaces Lenin statue in Ukraine

    The Star Wars character is a prominent figure in the country’s local politics and has now been recruited to help erase Ukraine’s communist pastJust in time for the release of the latest Star Wars film, Ukrainians have transformed a statue of Lenin into one of Darth Vader, who is an oddly prominent figure in local politics.Lenin, the...

    Mourinho not sure if worst is over for Chelsea but remains optimistic ahead of West Ham tie
    Oct23

    Mourinho not sure if worst is over for Chelsea but remains optimistic ahead of West Ham tie

    Friday, October 23, 2015 – Jose Mourinho is not sure if Chelsea have turned a corner after a stuttering start to the 2015-16 season.The reigning Premier League Champions have won just three games out of nine and are ten points behind leaders Manchester City.However, after seeing off Aston Villa at Stamford Bridge last weekend and grinding...

    Russia ‘tried to hack MH17 inquiry system’
    Oct23

    Russia ‘tried to hack MH17 inquiry system’

    THE HAGUE – Russian spies likely tried to hack into the Dutch Safety Board’s computer systems to access a sensitive final report into the shooting down of flight MH17 over Ukraine, experts said Friday. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Russia ‘tried to hack MH17 inquiry system’ (AFP)
    Oct23

    Russia ‘tried to hack MH17 inquiry system’ (AFP)

    The Hague (AFP) – Russian spies likely tried to hack into the Dutch Safety Board’s computer systems to access a sensitive final report into the shooting down of flight MH17 over Ukraine, experts said Friday. …read more Source: The West...

    The silent secession of eastern Ukraine
    Oct23

    The silent secession of eastern Ukraine

    Ukraine’s Donbass is adopting Russian currency, schoolbooks and, soon maybe, passports. Russia, which annexed the Crimean Peninsula last year, hasn’t had to take any formal control to move the secession along. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    No need to distinguish between ‘moderate’ & other terrorists — RT News
    Oct23

    No need to distinguish between ‘moderate’ & other terrorists — RT News

    There can be no “moderate” terrorists, President Putin said, speaking about the situation in the Middle East at the Valdai discussion forum. “Why play with words dividing terrorists into moderate and not moderate. What’s the difference?” Putin told the forum. A whole “snarl” of terrorist groups act in the...

    A Search For Fallen Fighters At Donetsk’s Ruined Airport
    Oct23

    A Search For Fallen Fighters At Donetsk’s Ruined Airport

    A Search For Fallen Fighters At Donetsk’s Ruined Airport …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The force awakens (in Ukraine): Darth Vader statue replaces Lenin monument
    Oct23

    The force awakens (in Ukraine): Darth Vader statue replaces Lenin monument

    Artist converts Vladimir Lenin statue in Odessa into a monument to the Star Wars villain and it’s not the first time the George Lucas film has invaded politicsIn Odessa, Ukraine, the force really has been awakened with a statue of Vladimir Lenin being converted into one of the dark lord himself, Darth Vader.While the rest of the world was...

    Fears Strong, Hopes Faint As Ukrainian Front-Line City Votes
    Oct23

    Fears Strong, Hopes Faint As Ukrainian Front-Line City Votes

    The war that raged near Mariupol has quieted, but this tough port city faces a new contest with far-reaching implications for Ukraine: elections. With a deep-seated legacy of corruption and an industrial economy drained by a conflict that could flare again, there are plenty of fears — but little hope that the voting on October 25 will...

    Juncker putting Crimea annexation behind him | Contributors – Romania
    Oct23

    Juncker putting Crimea annexation behind him | Contributors – Romania

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