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    Coal miners stuck in the middle of Ukraine’s war
    Oct31

    Coal miners stuck in the middle of Ukraine’s war

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Glistening black sweat rolls down the spine of a beefy miner as he jackhammers bedrock along the shaft at the Chelyuskintsev coal mine in Donetsk, Ukraine’s eastern industrial heartland. Vitaly Khristich is one of hundreds of miners who each day brave the artillery fire that flares between pro-Russian separatists and...

    Lawyer Says Captive Ukrainian Pilot Savchenko Enjoys Support At Home
    Oct31

    Lawyer Says Captive Ukrainian Pilot Savchenko Enjoys Support At Home

    The attorney for captive Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko has told RFE/RL his client enjoys the support of voters back in Ukraine, where she was recently elected to a seat in parliament. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Can Lviv Mayor Change Ukrainian Politics Once And For All?
    Oct31

    Can Lviv Mayor Change Ukrainian Politics Once And For All?

    The big surprise of the Ukraine’s parliamentary elections was the third-place finish of the relatively unknown Samopomich, or Self-Reliance, party. RFE/RL’s Ukraine Service spoke to Samopomich leader Andriy Sadovyy — the highly successful mayor of Lviv — about his plans for building a functioning Ukrainian government, from...

    Deep in the mine, months without pay: Coal miners struggle amid the war in eastern Ukraine
    Oct31

    Deep in the mine, months without pay: Coal miners struggle amid the war in eastern Ukraine

    Glistening black sweat rolls down the spine of a beefy miner as he jackhammers bedrock along the shaft at the Chelyuskintsev coal mine in Donetsk, Ukraine’s eastern industrial heartland. …read more Source: FOX...

    Coal miners stuck in the middle of Ukraine’s war
    Oct31

    Coal miners stuck in the middle of Ukraine’s war

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Glistening black sweat rolls down the spine of a beefy miner as he jackhammers bedrock along the shaft at the Chelyuskintsev coal mine in Donetsk, Ukraine’s eastern industrial heartland…. …read more Source: Associated...

    Dutch PM: more remains recovered from Ukraine crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17
    Oct31

    Dutch PM: more remains recovered from Ukraine crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17

    The Dutch prime minister says investigators have recovered an unspecified number of human remains from the site in eastern Ukraine where Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was shot down. …read more Source: CTV...

    UK Says Will Pay Off Part of World War One-era Debt Next Year
    Oct31

    UK Says Will Pay Off Part of World War One-era Debt Next Year

    Britain will pay back part of the outstanding debt used to fund World War One next year, when it redeems government bonds first issued almost 90 years ago by then-finance minister Winston Churchill. The finance ministry said on Friday that it would redeem 218 million pounds ($348 million) of 4.0 percent consols – a rare type of bond with no...

    Dutch PM: more remains recovered from Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 disaster site in Ukraine
    Oct31

    Dutch PM: more remains recovered from Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 disaster site in Ukraine

    The Dutch prime minister says investigators have recovered an unspecified number of human remains from the site in eastern Ukraine where Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was shot down. …read more Source: FOX...

    Lviv Mayor Issues Rallying Cry For Reform
    Oct31

    Lviv Mayor Issues Rallying Cry For Reform

    The mayor of the western Ukrainian city of Lviv, Andriy Sadoviy, has issued a rallying cry for reform of Ukraine’s economy and institutions. Sadoviy’s party, Samopomich (“Self-Reliance”), came third in recent parliamentary elections and may play an important role in a new pro-European coalition government. (RFE/RL’s...

    Ukraine: Under Attack At Checkpoint 31
    Oct31

    Ukraine: Under Attack At Checkpoint 31

    Government forces near Luhansk, in eastern Ukraine, have pulled back to new positions about 40 kilometers west of the city. But at checkpoint 31, soldiers again came under fire on October 30 following two days of mortar and artillery attack. The troops said they were being fired on with increasing frequency despite a cease-fire in place since...