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      Ukraine-US military exercises begin as Russia holds drills in Belarus
      Sep17

      Ukraine-US military exercises begin as Russia holds drills in Belarus

      September 17, 2020 10:45 PMKYIV (REUTERS) – Ukraine and the United States launched joint military exercises on Thursday (Sept 17), two days after Russia began joint military drills with forces in neighbouring Belarus. …read more Source:: The Straits...

      American diplomat demands release of husband held in Belarus
      Sep16

      American diplomat demands release of husband held in Belarus

      September 16, 2020 9:16 AMKYIV (BLOOMBERG) – An American diplomat in Ukraine is demanding that Belarus release her husband, a dual US-Belarusian citizen whom she argues was detained for writing articles critical of President Alexander Lukashenko. …read more Source:: The Straits...

      Ukraine airline bans woman who used plane’s emergency exit to get on wing because it was ‘too hot’ inside
      Sep05

      Ukraine airline bans woman who used plane’s emergency exit to get on wing because it was ‘too hot’ inside

      September 05, 2020 4:02 PMKIEV (PHILIPPINE DAILY INQUIRER/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) – An airline banned a woman from future flights after she opened a plane’s emergency exit and climbed onto its wing on Aug 31. …read more Source:: The Straits...

      Iran says black boxes from downed Ukraine jet show missiles hit 25 seconds apart
      Aug23

      Iran says black boxes from downed Ukraine jet show missiles hit 25 seconds apart

      August 23, 2020 5:19 PMDUBAI (REUTERS) – Analysis from the black boxes of a downed Ukrainian passenger plane shows it was hit by two missiles 25 seconds apart and that passengers were still alive for some time after the impact of the first blast, Iran said on Sunday (Aug 23). …read more Source:: The Straits...

      Ukraine reports daily record of 1,732 new coronavirus cases
      Aug14

      Ukraine reports daily record of 1,732 new coronavirus cases

      August 14, 2020 2:19 PMKYIV (REUTERS) – Ukraine reported 1,732 new coronavirus cases on Friday (Aug 14), a single-day record, the national council of security and defence said. …read more Source:: The Straits...

      Ukraine’s Covid-19 death toll could reach 4,000, health officials say
      Aug01

      Ukraine’s Covid-19 death toll could reach 4,000, health officials say

      August 01, 2020 8:55 PMKYIV (REUTERS) – Health officials in Ukraine, which has seen a spike in coronavirus cases this week, said on Saturday (Aug 1) the outbreak could cause the nation’s death toll to reach 4,000, more than double the current fatalities, Interfax Ukraine news agency said. …read more Source:: The Straits...

      Ukraine’s snail farmers fear collapse over EU lockdowns
      Jul26

      Ukraine’s snail farmers fear collapse over EU lockdowns

      July 26, 2020 5:49 PMVOYNIVKA (AFP) – When the first snail farm in Ukraine opened five years ago, local villagers couldn’t hide their curiosity. …read more Source:: The Straits...

      Black box transcript confirms illegal interference with Ukrainian jet downed in Iran
      Jul24

      Black box transcript confirms illegal interference with Ukrainian jet downed in Iran

      July 24, 2020 5:00 PMKYIV (REUTERS) – The transcript from the black boxes of a Ukrainian jet accidentally shot down by Iran on Jan 8 confirm the fact of illegal interference with the plane, Ukraine’s deputy foreign minister wrote on Twitter on Friday (July 24). …read more Source:: The Straits...

      Man seizes bus, takes 20 passengers hostage in western Ukraine
      Jul21

      Man seizes bus, takes 20 passengers hostage in western Ukraine

      July 21, 2020 4:07 PMKYIV (REUTERS) – A man has seized a passenger bus and taken about 20 people on board hostage in the western Ukrainian city of Lutsk, local police said on Tuesday (July 21). …read more Source:: The Straits...

      Netherlands takes Russia to European rights court over MH17 plane downing
      Jul10

      Netherlands takes Russia to European rights court over MH17 plane downing

      July 10, 2020 9:22 PMTHE HAGUE (AFP) – The Netherlands said on Friday (July 10) it would take Russia to the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) for its role in bringing down Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over Ukraine in 2014. …read more Source:: The Straits...