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      UK willing to provide Ukraine with lethal weapons, says president’s aide
      Oct09

      UK willing to provide Ukraine with lethal weapons, says president’s aide

      Andriy Yermak says unrest in Belarus means his country needs to strengthen defencesThe UK is willing to provide a large lethal weapons contract to Ukraine and a £1bn loan to help Ukraine’s navy build new ships capable of use in the Black Sea, according to a senior aide to the Ukrainian president, Volodymyr Zelensky.Andriy Yermak, the...

      American woman working at embassy in Ukraine killed while jogging in Kyiv
      Sep30

      American woman working at embassy in Ukraine killed while jogging in Kyiv

      Woman had non-diplomatic job at embassy, source saysPolice looking for tall, dark-haired man aged about 30An American woman working for the US embassy in Kyiv has been killed in an apparent attack while she was jogging in the Ukrainian capital.A police statement said the victim was found unconscious from a head injury by railway tracks near...

      Trump interrupts Biden’s tribute to late son to raise unfounded accusations – video
      Sep30

      Trump interrupts Biden’s tribute to late son to raise unfounded accusations – video

      Joe Biden was interrupted while paying tribute to his son Beau, who died of brain cancer in 2015, during the first presidential debate against Donald Trump.The former vice-president brought up Beau, the former attorney general of Delaware who served in the army, to highlight Trump’s reported criticism of military members as ‘losers’....

      ‘Terrible tragedy’: Ukraine air force plane crash kills at least 22
      Sep26

      ‘Terrible tragedy’: Ukraine air force plane crash kills at least 22

      Most of those killed in the crash near Kharkiv were military cadets, officials sayAt least 22 people including military cadets were killed and two others were seriously injured when a Ukrainian air force plane crashed near Kharkiv in the east of the country, the interior ministry said.Deputy interior minister Anton Gerashchenko confirmed the...

      Hunter Biden’s Ukraine ties ‘awkward’ but impact on US policy unclear, report finds
      Sep23

      Hunter Biden’s Ukraine ties ‘awkward’ but impact on US policy unclear, report finds

      Republicans call Joe Biden’s son’s board role ‘problematic’Biden campaign paints report as effort to damage DemocratsTwo Republican-led Senate committees issued a politically charged report on Wednesday, alleging the work Joe Biden’s son did in Ukraine constituted a conflict of interest for the Obama administration at a...

      Jewish pilgrims blocked from entering Ukraine over Covid fears
      Sep18

      Jewish pilgrims blocked from entering Ukraine over Covid fears

      Two thousand ultra-Orthodox Jews held at Belarus border after warnings not to travelCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageTwo thousand ultra-Orthodox Jews are being blocked by armed guards from entering Ukraine for an annual pilgrimage to a rabbi’s grave, creating a makeshift camp at the country’s border with...

      House Democrats launch contempt proceedings against Mike Pompeo
      Aug28

      House Democrats launch contempt proceedings against Mike Pompeo

      Committee says secretary of state has refused to comply with subpoenas for documents connected to Ukraine scandalCongressional Democrats have launched contempt proceedings against Mike Pompeo for his refusal to comply with subpoenas for documents connected to the Ukraine scandal that led to Donald Trump’s impeachment.The move is the...

      Ukrainian president endorses animal rights documentary to end hostage siege – video
      Jul23

      Ukrainian president endorses animal rights documentary to end hostage siege – video

      A gunman in Ukraine has released 13 hostages after the country’s president agreed to post a video on Facebook recommending a 2005 animal rights documentary.Volodymyr Zelenskiy promoted Earthlings, narrated by Joaquin Phoenix, to help end an hours-long standoff in the western Ukrainian city of Lutsk, where 44-year-old Maksym Kryvosh had...

      Hostage siege ends after Ukrainian president endorses Joaquin Phoenix film
      Jul22

      Hostage siege ends after Ukrainian president endorses Joaquin Phoenix film

      Gunman surrenders after video recommending 2005’s Earthlings posted on FacebookA gunman in Ukraine armed with an automatic rifle and grenades has surrendered to police and released 13 hostages after the country’s president consented to his demand to recommend the 2005 film Earthlings starring Joaquin Phoenix.The niche film...

      ‘Horror scene’ in Canada after 38 dead puppies found on plane
      Jun21

      ‘Horror scene’ in Canada after 38 dead puppies found on plane

      Bodies of French bulldogs were among about 500 dogs discovered on flight from Ukraine at Toronto airportCanada has launched an investigation after some 500 puppies – 38 of them dead – were found on board a Ukraine International Airlines plane at the Toronto airport, officials said Saturday.The surviving French bulldogs, a popular breed in Canada,...