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    Ukraine bans Russia’s wheelchair-bound Eurovision contestant
    Mar23

    Ukraine bans Russia’s wheelchair-bound Eurovision contestant

    Ukraine said on Wednesday it had barred Russia’s entry for the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest from entering the country, prompting a swift rebuke from Moscow, which called the decision a “cynical and inhuman act.” Ukraine’s state security service (SBU) said Yulia Samoylova, a wheelchair-bound 27-year-old singer, had violated Ukrainian...

    Former Russian Lawmaker Is Shot To Death Outside Hotel In Kiev
    Mar23

    Former Russian Lawmaker Is Shot To Death Outside Hotel In Kiev

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko is calling the apparent assassination “state terrorism.” Former lawmaker Denis Voronenkov had been aiding inquiries into Russia’s incursions in Ukraine.(Image credit: Oleksandr Synytsia/AP) …read more Source:...

    Russia Wants Review Of Ukraine’s ‘Unfair’ Decision Barring Eurovision Singer
    Mar23

    Russia Wants Review Of Ukraine’s ‘Unfair’ Decision Barring Eurovision Singer

    The Kremlin has called for a review of what it said was Ukraine’s “unfair” decision to bar Russia’s contestant in the upcoming Eurovision Song Contest from entering the country. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Worst Places To Live: South Sudan, Haiti, Ukraine Lead World in Suffering, Report Says
    Mar23

    Worst Places To Live: South Sudan, Haiti, Ukraine Lead World in Suffering, Report Says

    South Sudan, Haiti and Ukraine were the countries with the highest “suffering” rates in the world in 2016, according to Gallup’s analysis of its own data which was also used by the United Nations to release its annual World Happiness Report on March 20 on the occasion of the annual International Day of Happiness. …read...

    Execution on sidewalk of witness against ex-Ukraine PM bears ‘obvious signature of Russian special services’
    Mar23

    Execution on sidewalk of witness against ex-Ukraine PM bears ‘obvious signature of Russian special services’

    A former Russian lawmaker who fled Moscow for Ukraine and likened life under President Vladimir Putin to Nazi Germany was shot dead in Kiev. Denis Voronenkov, 45, was killed Thursday at 11:40 a.m. near the Premier Palace hotel in the center of Ukraine’s capital, local police said. His bodyguard, who was injured in the shooting, wounded the...

    Former Russian lawmaker shot dead in Ukraine
    Mar23

    Former Russian lawmaker shot dead in Ukraine

    A former Russian lawmaker Denis Voronenkov was shot and killed in Kyiv Thursday in what Ukrainian police described as a contract hit probably ordered by Russia. …read more Source: CTV...

    Exiled former Russian lawmaker shot dead in Kyiv
    Mar23

    Exiled former Russian lawmaker shot dead in Kyiv

    Former Russian lawmaker Denis Voronenkov was shot and killed in Kyiv Thursday in what the Ukrainian president described as an “act of state terrorism” by Russia. …read more Source:...

    Former Russian Lawmaker Killed in Kyiv
    Mar23

    Former Russian Lawmaker Killed in Kyiv

    Former Russian lawmaker Denis Voronenkov was shot dead in Kyiv Thursday in a likely contract killing ordered by Russia, Ukrainian police said. Voronenkov fled to Ukraine last year, fearing for his safety and testified in a treason case against Ukraine’s pro-Russia former president, Viktor Yanukovych. Ukraine’s general prosecutor,...

    Former Russian lawmaker Denis Voronenkov shot dead in Ukraine
    Mar23

    Former Russian lawmaker Denis Voronenkov shot dead in Ukraine

    Voronenkov had become a vociferous critic of Russian policies after his move to Kiev …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Former Russian parliament member Voronenkov killed in Kiev
    Mar23

    Former Russian parliament member Voronenkov killed in Kiev

    Police in Ukraine suspect a contract killer fatally shot former Russian parliament member Denis Voronenkov on Thursday in Kiev. …read more Source: United Press...