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Section: Otago Daily Times (New Zealand)

      Mellow band totally juiced
      Sep01

      Mellow band totally juiced

      Fresh from their European tour, Mild Orange (from left), Jack Ferguson, Tom Kelk, Josh Reid and Josh Mehrtens, plays U-Bar on Friday. Photo: Cam Hay Mild Orange shuffled on to the Dunedin scene in early 2017 with a sultry mix of soft indie-rock and a splash of Mockasin creaminess. And then a Ukrainian YouTube music influencer shared their...

      Govt to contact Ukraine over accused gunman’s ‘manifesto’
      Aug22

      Govt to contact Ukraine over accused gunman’s ‘manifesto’

      jacinda_serious1_3.jpg Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern. Photo: Getty Images Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says New Zealand will be contacting Ukraine’s government after revelations the accused Christchurch gunman’s “manifesto” was being sold in hardcover copies. …read more Source: Otago Daily...

      Netherlands to prosecute suspects in MH17 crash
      Jun19

      Netherlands to prosecute suspects in MH17 crash

      2019-06-14t105025z_1736437671_rc179676cf00_rtrmadp_3_ukraine-crisis-mh17.jpg The Malaysian Airlines plane crashed near the near the village of Hrabove in the Donetsk region in 2014. Photo: Reuters International investigators are set to launch criminal proceedings against suspects in the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 over eastern...

      Police officers arrested over death of 5-year-old boy
      Jun05

      Police officers arrested over death of 5-year-old boy

      ukraine-police-shootingreuters.jpg A participant holds a placard during a protest outside the headquarters of Ukraine’s Interior Ministry in Kiev. Photo: Reuters Two Ukrainian police officers were arrested on suspicion of murder on Tuesday, accused of fatally shooting a 5-year-old boy while drunkenly firing weapons at cans and bottles in...

      Comedian wins Ukraine presidency
      Apr22

      Comedian wins Ukraine presidency

      A jubilant Volodymyr Zelenskiy in Kiev on Sunday. Photo: Reuters Ukraine has entered uncharted political waters after exit polls showed a comedian with no political experience and few detailed policies had easily won enough votes to become the next president of a country at war. …read more Source: Otago Daily...

      Comedian takes lead in Ukraine presidential election
      Mar31

      Comedian takes lead in Ukraine presidential election

      Ukrainian comedian and presidential candidate Volodymyr Zelenskiy, holds his ballot before voting at a polling station, during the presidential elections in Kiev, Ukraine. Photo: AP A comedian with no political experience was the top vote-getter in Ukraine’s presidential election on Sunday, an exit poll predicted, but said he fell well...

      Nations hold Russia responsible in MH17 downing
      May26

      Nations hold Russia responsible in MH17 downing

      2018-05-24t063732z_163209524_rc1648fdc4a0_rtrmadp_3_ukraine-crisis-mh17.jpg The wreckage was found near the village of Hrabove in eastern Ukraine. Photo: Reuters The Netherlands told Moscow on Friday it will hold the Russian state legally responsible for the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 in July 2014, after investigators concluded that a...

      Russian comedians dupe US politician into fake interview
      Jul26

      Russian comedians dupe US politician into fake interview

      US Energy Secretary Rick Perry was interviewed by pranksters Vladimir Krasnov and Alexei Stolyarov who are sometimes called the “Jerky Boys of Russia.” Photo: Reuters US Energy Secretary Rick Perry optimistically discussed expanding American coal exports to Ukraine and other energy matters during a lengthy phone call this month with a...

      Memorial unveiled for Malaysia Airlines crash victims

      malaysiaairlinesmemorial.jpg The National Monument for the victims of the Malaysia Airlines crash in Ukraine in 2014 is formed by trees in the shape of a ribbon in Vijfhuizen, Netherlands. The Netherlands unveiled a national monument on Monday (local time) in memory of the 298 people killed in the downing of a Malaysia Airlines jetliner in 2014...

      Ukraine faces big fine after Russia Eurovision row
      Jun30

      Ukraine faces big fine after Russia Eurovision row

      jamala_celebrates_her_victory_in_the_eurovision_so_5737c3e3dc.JPG Ukrainian Jamala celebrates her victory in the Eurovision Song Contest at the Ericsson Globe Arena in Stockholm. Photo Reuters Ukraine is facing a substantial fine over delays in the organisation of May’s Eurovision song contest and a decision to bar Russia’s entrant...