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      Comedian takes lead in Ukraine presidential vote
      Apr01

      Comedian takes lead in Ukraine presidential vote

      A comedian with a popular anti-corruption message but no political experience took the lead in the first round of Ukraine’s presidential election on Sunday, exit polls showed. Volodymyr… …read more Source: Japan...

      Comedian in front as curtain rises on Ukrainian presidential election
      Mar31

      Comedian in front as curtain rises on Ukrainian presidential election

      Ukrainians began voting in a presidential election on Sunday in which a comedian with no political experience and who plays a fictional president in a popular TV series… …read more Source: Japan...

      Putin visits Crimea to mark 5th anniversary of annexation
      Mar19

      Putin visits Crimea to mark 5th anniversary of annexation

      President Vladimir Putin led thousands to chant “Russia!” on a visit Monday to Crimea marking the fifth anniversary of the Black Sea penisula’s annexation from Ukraine, as NATO… …read more Source: Japan...

      Ukraine has 44 presidential candidates in all-time record
      Feb09

      Ukraine has 44 presidential candidates in all-time record

      Election officials in Ukraine said Friday that 44 candidates have registered to compete in the March presidential election — a record for the nation. The latest polls show… …read more Source: Japan...

      French, German leaders take Putin to task over Ukraine
      Dec02

      French, German leaders take Putin to task over Ukraine

      German Chancellor Angela Merkel took Russian President Vladimir Putin to task Saturday over Moscow’s naval confrontation with Ukraine, one day after France’s Emmanuel Macron urged Putin to “de-escalate”… …read more Source: Japan...

      Trump cancels meeting with Putin over Russia’s seizure of Ukrainian vessels
      Nov30

      Trump cancels meeting with Putin over Russia’s seizure of Ukrainian vessels

      U.S. President Donald Trump abruptly canceled a planned meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin as he headed to the Group of 20 Nations summit Thursday, citing Russia’s seizure… …read more Source: Japan...

      Investigators: Russian military missile downed Flight MH17
      May25

      Investigators: Russian military missile downed Flight MH17

      The missile used to shoot down a Malaysia Airlines passenger jet over eastern Ukraine in 2014, killing all 298 aboard, belonged to a Russia-based military unit, an international… …read more Source: Japan...

      New wave of cyber attacks hits Russia, other nations
      Oct25

      New wave of cyber attacks hits Russia, other nations

      Cyber attacks using malware called “BadRabbit” hit Russia and other nations on Tuesday, affecting Russian Interfax news agency and causing flight delays at Ukraine’s Odessa airport. While no… …read more Source: Japan...

      Putin agrees to broaden proposed U.N. Ukraine mission
      Sep12

      Putin agrees to broaden proposed U.N. Ukraine mission

      Russia’s President Vladimir Putin on Monday agreed to widen the terms for a proposed U.N. force to protect observers monitoring the conflict in eastern Ukraine, but his proposal… …read more Source: Japan...

      Putin agrees to broaden proposed U.N. Ukraine mission
      Sep12

      Putin agrees to broaden proposed U.N. Ukraine mission

      Russia’s President Vladimir Putin on Monday agreed to widen the terms for a proposed U.N. force to protect observers monitoring the conflict in eastern Ukraine, but his proposal… …read more Source: Japan...