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    Ukrainian fighting in and out of the ring
    Apr17

    Ukrainian fighting in and out of the ring

    By James Ellingworth KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian boxer Oleksandr Usyk is a man fighting both inside and outside the ring. Usyk is the reigning Olympic heavyweight gold medalist and is now trying to challenge for top pro titles, but his career has become tangled up in Ukraine’s political turmoil.read more …read more Source: CNS...

    Ukrainian fighting in and out of the ring
    Apr17

    Ukrainian fighting in and out of the ring

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian boxer Oleksandr Usyk is a man fighting both inside and outside the ring.Usyk is the reigning Olympic heavyweight… …read more Source:...

    The Future Of The Past: Ukraine Pushes De-Communization, Amid Russian Protests
    Apr17

    The Future Of The Past: Ukraine Pushes De-Communization, Amid Russian Protests

    Ukraine has adopted a raft of de-communization laws aimed at asserting control over the country’s understanding of its 20th-century past. Moscow, however, sees the move as an impermissible assault on Russia’s own self-image. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukrainian Judges Dismissed Over Corruption Allegations
    Apr17

    Ukrainian Judges Dismissed Over Corruption Allegations

    Ukraine’s High Commission for Judges’ Qualification has fired six judges across the country. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russian Investigators Present Final Indictment To Ukrainian Film Director
    Apr17

    Russian Investigators Present Final Indictment To Ukrainian Film Director

    Ukrainian film director Oleh Sentsov, who was arrested last year by Russian authorities controlling Crimea and accused of plotting terrorist attacks, has received the final version of his indictment. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    U.S. Paratroopers Arrive In Ukraine To Train National Guard Forces
    Apr17

    U.S. Paratroopers Arrive In Ukraine To Train National Guard Forces

    About 300 U.S. paratroopers arrived in Ukraine this week to train troops of the Ukrainian National Guard, which is fighting Russian-backed separatists in the east of the country. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    300 US troops in Ukraine to train Ukrainian forces: US Army
    Apr17

    300 US troops in Ukraine to train Ukrainian forces: US Army

    Kiev (AFP) – About 300 US paratroopers have arrived in Ukraine to train the Ukrainian National Guard which is fighting pro-Russian rebels in the east, the US Army said in a statement.The troops from the 173rd Airborne Brigade arrived on Tuesday and Wednesday in Yavoriv, western Ukraine, to spend six months training three battalions of...

    Watch an Unbelievable Dust Storm Turn Belarus Into Tatooine
    Apr17

    Watch an Unbelievable Dust Storm Turn Belarus Into Tatooine

    An incredible video has surfaced of a bizarre weather phenomenon that, within a matter of minutes, transformed day into night in the Belarus city of Soligorsk on Monday. Thankfully, while property damage was reported in the region, nobody was injured during the storm, says the Russian news outlet RT. A cold front near the border with Ukraine...

    Obama to meet with Italian prime minister
    Apr17

    Obama to meet with Italian prime minister

    Obama is hosting Renzi at the White House on Friday to compare notes on a range of issues, including Ukraine, Libya and Islamic State militants. …read more Source: USA...

    The 10 most important things in the world right now
    Apr17

    The 10 most important things in the world right now

    Hello! Here’s what you need to know for Friday. 1. An estimated 1,500 people, including German Chancellor Angela Merkel, will attend a state memorial service Friday for the victims of the Germanwings plane crash. 2. Russian President Vladimir Putin said the country is on the road to economic recovery and defended supplying Iran with...