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    In ‘war of the oligarchs,’ Ukrainians will be the losers
    Mar25

    In ‘war of the oligarchs,’ Ukrainians will be the losers

    President fires billionaire governor of the eastern region of Dnipropetrovsk as new fault lines emerge in Kiev …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Drama as Ukraine arrests officials suspected of corruption on live TV
    Mar25

    Drama as Ukraine arrests officials suspected of corruption on live TV

    DONETSK, Ukraine — They were arrested on live television. Ukrainian police walked into a nationally televised meeting of the country’s cabinet of ministers in Kiev on Wednesday, and with cameras rolling, slapped cuffs on the chief and deputy chief of the emergencies services ministry The charges: corruption. See also: Gaming out...

    Ukraine officials arrested in bribery case on live TV
    Mar25

    Ukraine officials arrested in bribery case on live TV

    Ukrainian police officers charged into a televised government meeting Wednesday and detained two top officials on suspicion of extorting bribes. …read more Source: CTV...

    2 Ukraine Officials Arrested on Live TV During Gov’t Meeting
    Mar25

    2 Ukraine Officials Arrested on Live TV During Gov’t Meeting

    Ukrainian police officers charged into a televised government meeting Wednesday and detained two top officials on suspicion of extorting bribes. …read more Source:...

    In Shattered Ukraine Town, Residents Rebuild Lives
    Mar25

    In Shattered Ukraine Town, Residents Rebuild Lives

    Residents of Debaltseve in eastern Ukraine are starting to rebuild their lives after heavy fighting last month destroyed hundreds of buildings and forced many people to flee. Russian-backed separatists took control of the strategic town in February, days after a cease-fire agreement with Ukraine’s Kyiv government was signed. As Adam Bailes...

    2 Ukraine Officials Arrested on Live TV During Gov’t Meeting
    Mar25

    2 Ukraine Officials Arrested on Live TV During Gov’t Meeting

    2 Ukraine emergency officials arrested in bribery case on live TV during Cabinet meeting …read more Source: ABC...

    2 Ukraine officials arrested on live TV during gov’t meeting
    Mar25

    2 Ukraine officials arrested on live TV during gov’t meeting

    Ukrainian police officers charged into a televised government meeting Wednesday and detained two top officials on suspicion of extorting bribes. …read more Source: FOX...

    ‘Ultimate’ Putin Cartoon Goes Viral in Russia
    Mar25

    ‘Ultimate’ Putin Cartoon Goes Viral in Russia

    A short Norwegian cartoon depicting possible scenarios to explain the mysterious 11-day disappearance of Russian president Vladimir Putin earlier this month, has gone viral, attracting over 900,000 views, almost all of which have come from the former Soviet Union. The cartoon, which is just under a minute long and entitled Where Did Putin Go?...

    2 Ukraine officials arrested on live TV during gov’t meeting
    Mar25

    2 Ukraine officials arrested on live TV during gov’t meeting

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian police officers charged into a televised government meeting Wednesday and detained two top officials on suspicion of extorting bribes. …read more Source: U.S....

    Ukraine Starts Cleaning Its Augean Stables
    Mar25

    Ukraine Starts Cleaning Its Augean Stables

    Ukraine appears to have taken some very deliberate, forceful, and very welcome steps towards fighting the corruption that has been at the heart of its state since independence. First, in a bid to end a dangerous standoff that had developed over the weekend, President Petro Poroshenko late last night fired upstart oligarch Igor Kolomoisky from his...