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      Belarusian protest leader ripped up passport to thwart deportation: Interfax Ukraine
      Sep08

      Belarusian protest leader ripped up passport to thwart deportation: Interfax Ukraine

      Prominent Belarusian opposition leader Maria Kolesnikova ripped up her passport to thwart an attempt to deport her to neighboring Ukraine, the Interfax Ukraine news agency reported Tuesday. …read more Source:: The Daily...

      ‘Coffee, cigarettes, journalists’: video shows hostage-taker captured in Ukraine bank
      Aug03

      ‘Coffee, cigarettes, journalists’: video shows hostage-taker captured in Ukraine bank

      Ukrainian security forces disguised as part of a TV news crew captured a suspected hostage-taker at a bank branch in Kyiv Monday, while he was lounging in a chair speaking to journalists whose presence he had demanded along with coffee and cigarettes. …read more Source:: The Daily...

      Hostage standoff ends after Ukrainian president endorses animal rights documentary
      Jul22

      Hostage standoff ends after Ukrainian president endorses animal rights documentary

      ll 13 people taken hostage on a bus in western Ukraine were freed unharmed on Tuesday after President Volodymyr Zelenskiy spoke by phone with the hostage-taker and agreed to his demand to endorse a 2005 animal rights documentary. …read more Source:: The Daily...

      Armed man seizes bus, holds 10 people hostage in Ukraine
      Jul21

      Armed man seizes bus, holds 10 people hostage in Ukraine

      An armed man seized a long-distance bus and took people in it hostage in northwestern Ukraine on Tuesday launching an hours-long standoff with police, Ukrainian authorities said. …read more Source:: The Daily...

      Dutch trial over downing of flight MH17 to start without suspects
      Mar08

      Dutch trial over downing of flight MH17 to start without suspects

      Four fugitive suspects go on trial in the Netherlands Monday charged with the murder of 298 passengers and crew aboard Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, shot down with a Russian-made missile over eastern Ukraine in July 2014. …read more Source:: The Daily...

      Ukraine president to convene security council meeting on Donbass fighting
      Feb18

      Ukraine president to convene security council meeting on Donbass fighting

      Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelenskiy will convene a Ukrainian security council meeting on Tuesday after one soldier was killed and four wounded in what Kiev said was heavy shelling by Russian forces in the eastern Donbass region. …read more Source:: The Daily...

      Trump heading to acquittal in U.S. Senate impeachment vote on Wednesday
      Feb05

      Trump heading to acquittal in U.S. Senate impeachment vote on Wednesday

      Four months after Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives launched a formal impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump’s dealings with Ukraine, the Senate is poised Wednesday to acquit him on charges of abuse of power and obstruction of Congress. …read more Source:: The Daily...

      Pompeo pledges ongoing support for Ukraine in Kyiv visit
      Jan31

      Pompeo pledges ongoing support for Ukraine in Kyiv visit

      Secretary of State Mike Pompeo vowed Friday that the Trump administration would not waver in its support for Ukraine and denied charges at the heart of the President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial, contradicting the testimony of witnesses. …read more Source:: The Daily...

      Iran confirms two Russian missiles fired at Ukraine airliner
      Jan21

      Iran confirms two Russian missiles fired at Ukraine airliner

      Iran’s civil aviation authority confirmed two Russian anti-aircraft missiles were fired at a Ukrainian airliner that was brought down earlier this month, in a preliminary report posted on its website late Monday. …read more Source:: The Daily...

      Impeachment prosecutors, defense lay out arguments
      Jan21

      Impeachment prosecutors, defense lay out arguments

      President Donald Trump’s defense team and the prosecutors of his impeachment are laying out their arguments over whether his conduct toward Ukraine warrants his removal from office. …read more Source:: The Daily...