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    Creepy Crimea-annexing Vladimir Putin figurine
    Oct24

    Creepy Crimea-annexing Vladimir Putin figurine

    An extremely creepy automated figure of Russian President Vladimir Putin signing the treaty annexing Crimea into the Russian Federation is expected to fetch thousands when it’s auctioned off next month. Jen Markham explains. Video provided by Buzz60 …read more Source: USA...

    “Darth Vader” campaigns for Ukrainian parliament
    Oct24

    “Darth Vader” campaigns for Ukrainian parliament

    A candidate purporting to be Darth Vader campaigns in the streets of Ukraine, with the aim of creating an electronic government with free computer courses for all. Jillian Kitchener reports. Video provided by Reuters …read more Source: USA...

    Darth Vader hopes force with him in Ukraine polls
    Oct24

    Darth Vader hopes force with him in Ukraine polls

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — One candidate in Ukraine’s parliamentary elections hopes to bring voters to the dark side: Dressed in full Star Wars regalia, Vader prowls the streets of Kiev atop his black campaign van wooing voters with promises to turn Ukraine into a “galactic empire.” To the ominous backdrop of the Imperial March theme...

    Ukraine’s key election fails to spark enthusiasm
    Oct24

    Ukraine’s key election fails to spark enthusiasm

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Gazing across the Maidan square, Evelina Martirosyan recalls how euphoric she was as she joined protests that changed Ukraine’s history. Since the revolution that toppled a despised president, her dreams of a better future have been blunted by war and near economic collapse. […] Bentleys, Porsches, Jaguars and...

    Ukraine’s key election fails to spark enthusiasm
    Oct24

    Ukraine’s key election fails to spark enthusiasm

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Gazing across the Maidan square, Evelina Martirosyan recalls how euphoric she was as she joined protests that changed Ukraine’s history. Since the revolution that toppled a despised president, her dreams of a better future have been blunted by war and near economic collapse…. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine parliament elections fail to inspire enthusiasm as war, troubled economy dampen mood
    Oct24

    Ukraine parliament elections fail to inspire enthusiasm as war, troubled economy dampen mood

    Gazing across the Maidan square, Evelina Martirosyan recalls how euphoric she was as she joined protests that changed Ukraine’s history. …read more Source: FOX...

    Ukraine’s Heating Crisis Triggers Fire Sale of Rare Plants At Kyiv Botanical Garden
    Oct24

    Ukraine’s Heating Crisis Triggers Fire Sale of Rare Plants At Kyiv Botanical Garden

    The central botanical garden in Ukraine’s capital is selling off scores of exotic plants on the cheap after it closed various greenhouses amid looming central-heating woes and the Russia-Ukraine gas crisis. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    UNHCR Says More Than 800,000 Displaced By Ukraine Conflict
    Oct24

    UNHCR Says More Than 800,000 Displaced By Ukraine Conflict

    The United Nations says the conflict in Ukraine has forced more than 800,000 people from their homes. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia Still Has Some Troops In Eastern Ukraine, NATO Says
    Oct24

    Russia Still Has Some Troops In Eastern Ukraine, NATO Says

    * NATO has suspended practical cooperation with Russia * NATO Secretary-General Stoltenberg on first visit to HQ (Updates with quotes, background) By Adrian Croft MONS, Belgium, Oct 24 (Reuters) – Russia still has troops in eastern Ukraine and retains a very capable force on the border despite a partial …read more Source: The...

    Revealed – The Palaces Of Ukraine’s Oil And Gas Men
    Oct24

    Revealed – The Palaces Of Ukraine’s Oil And Gas Men

    A short drive from Kyiv stand the twin palaces of two Yanukovych-era executives at Ukraine’s state energy company Naftohaz. Police have been investigating allegations of fraud at the company worth hundreds of millions of dollars. The two men, who have not explained the origin of their families’ spectacular wealth, are now running for...