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    Ukraine arrests anti-corruption activist Saakashvili
    Dec09

    Ukraine arrests anti-corruption activist Saakashvili

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Mikheil Saakashvili, the adamant opposition leader who was stripped of his Ukrainian citizenship four months ago, was arrested late Friday in Ukraine’s capital. Hundreds of his supporters gathered in a narrow street outside the police station where he was taken, shouting “Shame” and calling for others to...

    News of the day from across the globe, Dec. 9
    Dec09

    News of the day from across the globe, Dec. 9

    1 Anticorruption protests: Protests in Ukraine focusing on endemic corruption are tapping a deep strain of discontent in a country prone to upheaval. Antigovernment protesters have set up a few dozen tents outside parliament in Kiev, a far smaller showing than during massive 2014 protests and the 2004 Orange Revolution that forced a rerun of a...

    News of the day from across the globe, Dec. 9
    Dec09

    News of the day from across the globe, Dec. 9

    1 Anticorruption protests: Protests in Ukraine focusing on endemic corruption are tapping a deep strain of discontent in a country prone to upheaval. Antigovernment protesters have set up a few dozen tents outside parliament in Kiev, a far smaller showing than during massive 2014 protests and the 2004 Orange Revolution that forced a rerun of a...

    Saakashvili calls for protest camp in Ukraine’s capital
    Dec03

    Saakashvili calls for protest camp in Ukraine’s capital

    MOSCOW (AP) — Mikheil Saakashvili, the former president of Georgia who has emerged as an anti-corruption campaigner, urged Ukrainians Sunday to set up a protest camp in Kiev’s main square if parliament fails to adopt a law on presidential impeachment within a week. Saakashvili issued the call for an encampment at Kiev’s Independence...

    News of the Day From Around the World, Nov. 22
    Nov23

    News of the Day From Around the World, Nov. 22

    1 Ukraine standoff: Dozens of armed men occupied the center of the city of Luhansk in eastern Ukraine on Wednesday, blocking the entrances to several government buildings during a standoff between two top officials in the Russian-backed separatist enclave. The menacing deadlock in the so-called Luhansk People’s Republic began on Monday,...

    EU official Tusk likens Poland polices to ‘Kremlin plan’
    Nov19

    EU official Tusk likens Poland polices to ‘Kremlin plan’

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — European Council President Donald Tusk has strongly criticized the policies of the ruling right-wing party in his native Poland, prompting an angry retort from the prime minister. Tusk accused the ruling party, Law and Justice, known by its Polish acronym PIS, of isolating Poland in the European Union, violating the rule of...

    EU official Tusk likens Poland polices to ‘Kremlin plan’
    Nov19

    EU official Tusk likens Poland polices to ‘Kremlin plan’

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — European Council President Donald Tusk has strongly criticized the policies of the ruling right-wing party in his native Poland, prompting an angry retort from the prime minister. Tusk accused the ruling party, Law and Justice, known by its Polish acronym PIS, of isolating Poland in the European Union, violating the rule of...

    Russia hackers had targets worldwide, beyond US election
    Nov02

    Russia hackers had targets worldwide, beyond US election

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The hackers who upended the U.S. presidential election had ambitions well beyond Hillary Clinton’s campaign, targeting the emails of Ukrainian officers, Russian opposition figures, U.S. defense contractors and thousands of others of interest to the Kremlin, according to a previously unpublished digital hit list obtained by...

    Blast in Ukraine capital wounds lawmaker, kills bodyguard
    Oct26

    Blast in Ukraine capital wounds lawmaker, kills bodyguard

    MOSCOW (AP) — An explosion in Ukraine’s capital has killed two people and wounded five others including a member of parliament, the Interior Ministry said Thursday. The blast happened late Wednesday near the entrance to the internet television station Espresso where Ihor Mosiychuk, a lawmaker with the nationalist Radical Party, was making...

    News of the day from across the globe, Oct. 26
    Oct26

    News of the day from across the globe, Oct. 26

    1 Ukraine cyberattacks: A new strain of malicious software has paralyzed computers at a Ukrainian airport, the Ukrainian capital’s subway and at some independent Russian media. The Odessa international airport in southern Ukraine, the Kiev subway and prominent Russian media outlets such as Interfax and Fontanka reported being targeted...

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