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      Hundreds battle deadly Ukraine forest fire
      Jul08

      Hundreds battle deadly Ukraine forest fire

      July 08, 2020 9:09 AMKIEV (AFP) – Hundreds of firefighters and rescue workers rushed to deal with a forest fire that has killed six people in eastern Ukraine, the interior minister said on Tuesday (July 7). …read more Source:: The Straits...

      Dutch MH17 trial resumes, defence seeks more time after coronavirus break
      Jun08

      Dutch MH17 trial resumes, defence seeks more time after coronavirus break

      June 08, 2020 5:54 PMAMSTERDAM (REUTERS) – Defence lawyers in the trial of the 2014 downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over eastern Ukraine said on Monday (June 8) that they needed more time to prepare as public hearings resumed following delays, due to the new coronavirus lockdown. …read more Source:: The Straits...

      Ukraine scientists navigate coronavirus lockdown to reach Antarctica
      May01

      Ukraine scientists navigate coronavirus lockdown to reach Antarctica

      May 01, 2020 11:26 AMKIEV (AFP) – Yuriy Otruba was preparing for his sixth scientific expedition to Antarctica when the coronavirus pandemic hit, shutting borders, grounding flights and locking down countries he needed to travel through. …read more Source:: The Straits...

      World’s largest aircraft brings medical assistance to Ukraine from China
      Apr23

      World’s largest aircraft brings medical assistance to Ukraine from China

      April 23, 2020 6:36 PMKIEV (REUTERS) – The World’s biggest cargo plane brought more than 100 tonnes of medical equipment to Ukraine from China on Thursday (April 23), in what Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelenskiy described as the biggest cargo shipment by volume in history. …read more Source:: The Straits...

      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...