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      Coronavirus: Ukraine declares emergency in Kiev region; PM warns of economic crisis
      Mar18

      Coronavirus: Ukraine declares emergency in Kiev region; PM warns of economic crisis

      March 18, 2020 10:03 PMKIEV (REUTERS) – Ukraine’s government imposed a state of emergency in the region surrounding the capital Kiev on Wednesday (March 18) as Prime Minister Denys Shmygal warned of a national economic crisis due to the global fallout from the coronavirus epidemic. …read more Source:: The Straits...

      Ukraine cracks down on smuggling of masks as cities announce shutdowns
      Mar16

      Ukraine cracks down on smuggling of masks as cities announce shutdowns

      March 16, 2020 8:11 PMKIEV (REUTERS) – Ukrainian cities announced shutdowns on Monday (March 16) to contain the spread of the coronavirus and the government said it had cracked down on attempts to smuggle face masks abroad after 50,000 of them alone were seized from a car on the Polish border. …read more Source:: The Straits...

      Iran to let Ukraine or France analyse black boxes of downed jet
      Mar13

      Iran to let Ukraine or France analyse black boxes of downed jet

      March 13, 2020 5:00 AMMONTREAL • Iran has pledged at a meeting of the United Nations’ civil aviation agency to hand over black boxes from the downed Flight 752 to Ukraine or France for analysis – a move welcomed by Canada and Ukraine. …read more Source:: The Straits...

      Iran agrees to hand over downed jet’s black boxes to Ukraine
      Mar12

      Iran agrees to hand over downed jet’s black boxes to Ukraine

      March 12, 2020 7:35 AMMONTREAL (AFP) – Iran pledged on Wednesday (March 12) at a meeting of UN civil aviation agency to hand over black boxes from downed Flight 752 to Ukraine or France for analysis – a move welcomed by Canada and Ukraine. …read more Source:: The Straits...

      Dutch prosecutors accuse Russia of trying to ‘thwart’ MH17 investigation
      Mar10

      Dutch prosecutors accuse Russia of trying to ‘thwart’ MH17 investigation

      March 10, 2020 7:43 PMAMSTERDAM (REUTERS) – Dutch prosecutors accused Russia on Tuesday (March 10) of trying to sabotage the investigation into the downing of Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 in Ukraine in 2014, saying this cast “a dark shadow” over the impending trial of four suspects in the crash. …read more Source:: The...

      Trial of men accused in downing of MH17 to begin in Amsterdam
      Mar09

      Trial of men accused in downing of MH17 to begin in Amsterdam

      March 09, 2020 9:53 AMAMSTERDAM (REUTERS) – The first hearing in the trial of four fugitive suspects in the downing of Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 was set to start in Amsterdam on Monday (March 9), more than five years after the plane was downed in Ukraine. …read more Source:: The Straits...

      Dutch MH17 trial to start without Russian, Ukrainian suspects
      Mar06

      Dutch MH17 trial to start without Russian, Ukrainian suspects

      March 06, 2020 4:40 PMAMSTERDAM (REUTERS) – Four fugitive suspects go on trial in the Netherlands on Monday (March 9), charged with the murder of 298 passengers and crew aboard Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, which was shot down with a Russian-made missile over eastern Ukraine in July 2014. …read more Source:: The Straits...

      Coronavirus: Ukraine reports first case
      Mar03

      Coronavirus: Ukraine reports first case

      March 03, 2020 5:52 PMKIEV (REUTERS) – Ukraine has its first confirmed coronavirus case, said Ihor Kuzin, the acting head of the Health Ministry’s public health centre, on Tuesday. …read more Source:: The Straits...

      Ukraine minister joins China evacuees in coronavirus quarantine after clashes
      Feb21

      Ukraine minister joins China evacuees in coronavirus quarantine after clashes

      February 21, 2020 3:53 PMKIEV (AFP) – Ukraine’s health minister said she will spend two weeks in quarantine with evacuees from coronavirus-hit China after protesters clashed with police and threw stones at returnees over infection fears. …read more Source:: The Straits...

      Ukraine protesters clash with police over China virus evacuees
      Feb20

      Ukraine protesters clash with police over China virus evacuees

      February 21, 2020 3:15 AMKHARKIV, UKRAINE (AFP) – Dozens of people clashed with police on Thursday (Feb 20) outside a hospital in central Ukraine over government plans to quarantine evacuees from coronavirus-hit China in the facility. …read more Source:: The Straits...