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    Ukrainians Get Their Day in (European) Court
    Oct27

    Ukrainians Get Their Day in (European) Court

    Upholding sanctions against Yanukovych’s cronies requires political will in Brussels and Kiev. …read more Source:...

    The Fighter And The Writer: Jailed Ukrainian Pilot, Nobel Winner Compare Notes On Putin
    Oct27

    The Fighter And The Writer: Jailed Ukrainian Pilot, Nobel Winner Compare Notes On Putin

    Ukrainian military pilot Nadia Savchenko has sent a defiant letter from her Russian pretrial detention center, belittling Vladimir Putin’s macho stunts and thanking acclaimed Belarusian writer Svetlana Alexievich for her support. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukrainian soccer club proposes segregating fans to prevent racist attacks
    Oct27

    Ukrainian soccer club proposes segregating fans to prevent racist attacks

    Outrage spread quickly after four black men were allegedly attacked during a soccer match in Kiev last week. The Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) launched an investigation into the incident, but it hasn’t reached a decision yet. Soccer club Dynamo Kiev’s stadium director, Volodimir Spilchenko, has now called for drastic,...

    Ukrainian soldier killed near rebel-held Donetsk airport
    Oct27

    Ukrainian soldier killed near rebel-held Donetsk airport

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine says one of its soldiers has been killed by rebel forces that were violating a cease-fire in the east.It was the first reported government loss in fighting since mid-October. A February cease-fire between government and rebel forces has largely held since both sides renewed their commitment to observe the truce Sept....

    Ukrainian soldier killed near rebel-held Donetsk airport
    Oct27

    Ukrainian soldier killed near rebel-held Donetsk airport

    Ukraine says one of its soldiers has been killed by rebel forces that were violating a cease-fire in the east. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    Kiev says Ukrainian soldier was killed by rebel fire near Donetsk airport
    Oct27

    Kiev says Ukrainian soldier was killed by rebel fire near Donetsk airport

    Ukraine says one of its soldiers has been killed by rebel forces that were violating a cease-fire in the east. …read more Source: FOX...

    Chewbacca arrested in Ukraine while driving Darth Vader to polling station to vote
    Oct27

    Chewbacca arrested in Ukraine while driving Darth Vader to polling station to vote

    In case you’ve been wondering what Chewbacca has been up to ahead of press junkets for Star Wars: The Force Awakens, you’ll be dismayed to learn he’s been loitering around Ukraine, of all places, buddying up with Darth Vader. In what was apparently not a publicity stunt, the Millennium Falcon co-pilot was arrested Sunday by...

    Ukrainian soldier killed near rebel-held Donetsk airport
    Oct27

    Ukrainian soldier killed near rebel-held Donetsk airport

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine says one of its soldiers has been killed by rebel forces that were violating a cease-fire in the east. It was the first reported government loss in fighting since mid-October. A February cease-fire between government and rebel forces has largely held since both sides renewed their commitment to observe the truce Sept....

    Parents Say Russian Army Lying About Soldier’s Suicide
    Oct27

    Parents Say Russian Army Lying About Soldier’s Suicide

    By Maria TsvetkovaGRECHANAYA BALKA, Russia, Oct 27 (Reuters) – The parents of a 19-year-old Russian soldier serving in Syria said on Tuesday they had been informed that their son had hanged himself there, the country’s first confirmed fatality since the Kremlin launched a campaign of air strikes in Syria on Sept. 30.In an interview...

    Semyonovka Journal: Ukraine Ban on Russian Symbols Fuels Fight Over National Identity
    Oct27

    Semyonovka Journal: Ukraine Ban on Russian Symbols Fuels Fight Over National Identity

    Older Ukrainians seeking to preserve the past resist a law pushed through Parliament that requires the removal of all Communist-era names and symbols. …read more Source: The New York...