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      Ukraine’s Zelensky visits rebel front line
      May28

      Ukraine’s Zelensky visits rebel front line

      KIEV – Just a week after taking office, Ukraine’s new president Volodymyr Zelensky made his first visit Monday to the front line of fighting against Russian-backed rebels in the east of the country, his press office said. …read more Source: Bangkok...

      Global court to rule on Russia’s detention of Ukrainian sailors
      May25

      Global court to rule on Russia’s detention of Ukrainian sailors

      BERLIN – An international tribunal is due to rule Saturday on a dispute over Russia’s holding 24 Ukrainian sailors and three naval vessels seized off the Crimea peninsula late last year. …read more Source: Bangkok...

      Ukraine inaugurates comedian Zelensky as president
      May20

      Ukraine inaugurates comedian Zelensky as president

      KIEV – Comedian Volodymyr Zelensky stepped into his new role as Ukrainian president with his inauguration on Monday, launching a new era for the country wracked by war and economic difficulties. …read more Source: Bangkok...

      Identity fraud unmasked as Russian runs for Ukraine
      May01

      Identity fraud unmasked as Russian runs for Ukraine

      PARIS – On July 15, 2017 in Ninove, central Belgium, three women stood on the podium after the 800-metre race at a local track and field event. …read more Source: Bangkok...

      Kiev passes law strengthening Ukrainian language use
      Apr25

      Kiev passes law strengthening Ukrainian language use

      KIEV – Ukraine’s parliament on Thursday passed a law enforcing the use of the Ukrainian language in official settings, a move likely to rile Russian-speaking areas of the country and Moscow. …read more Source: Bangkok...

      Russia eases citizenship rules in east Ukraine
      Apr24

      Russia eases citizenship rules in east Ukraine

      MOSCOW – Russia on Wednesday made it easier for people living in eastern Ukraine’s separatist territories to obtain Russian passports, drawing swift condemnation from Kiev only three days after it elected a new president. …read more Source: Bangkok...

      Ukraine vaults into unknown after comic elected president
      Apr22

      Ukraine vaults into unknown after comic elected president

      KIEV – Ukraine took a leap into the unknown Monday as comedian Volodymyr Zelensky was elected president on promises of change but just a vague blueprint of what he might do as leader. …read more Source: Bangkok...

      Comedian headed for landslide victory in Ukraine
      Apr22

      Comedian headed for landslide victory in Ukraine

      KIEV, Ukraine: A comedian whose only political experience consists of playing a president on TV cruised toward a landslide victory in Ukraine’s presidential election Sunday in what was seen as a reaction against the country’s entrenched corruption and low standard of living. …read more Source: Bangkok...

      From Reagan to Zelensky, stars who went into politics
      Apr21

      From Reagan to Zelensky, stars who went into politics

      PARIS – Ukrainian comedian Volodymyr Zelensky, whom exit polls showed winning Sunday’s presidential election in Ukraine, follows several celebrities — from US actor Ronald Reagan to Liberian footballer George Weah — who nabbed top political jobs in their countries. …read more Source: Bangkok...

      Comic poised to take over presidency in Ukraine vote
      Apr21

      Comic poised to take over presidency in Ukraine vote

      KIEV – Ukrainians vote in the second round of an extraordinary election on Sunday with a comedian who plays a president on TV expected to win in a stunning rebuke to the political establishment. …read more Source: Bangkok...