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      ‘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,...

      The stranded babies of Kyiv and the women who give birth for money
      Jun15

      The stranded babies of Kyiv and the women who give birth for money

      Lockdown exposed the scale of the commercial baby business in Ukraine, and now women hired for their wombs are speaking outSome are crying in their cots; others are being cradled or bottle-fed by nannies. These newborns are not in the nursery of a maternity hospital, they are lined up side by side in two large reception rooms of the improbably...

      Black boxes of downed Ukrainian plane of ‘no help’, Iran claims
      Jun07

      Black boxes of downed Ukrainian plane of ‘no help’, Iran claims

      Tehran says it will transfer boxes of Flight 752 abroad but insists investigation is nearly completeThe black boxes of a Ukrainian plane mistakenly downed near Tehran airport will be of “no help” in any investigation, but Iran is ready to transfer them abroad, state media said Saturday.Flight 752, an Ukraine International Airlines jetliner, was...

      Ukranian prosecutors finds no evidence against Hunter Biden
      Jun04

      Ukranian prosecutors finds no evidence against Hunter Biden

      Audit probed energy company Burisma, of which Biden was a board member from 2014-2019An audit of thousands of old case files by Ukrainian prosecutors found no evidence of wrongdoing on the part of Hunter Biden, the former prosecutor general, who had launched the audit, told Reuters.Ruslan Ryaboshapka was in the spotlight last year as the man who...

      Ukraine to investigate leaked calls between Joe Biden and ex-president
      May21

      Ukraine to investigate leaked calls between Joe Biden and ex-president

      Recordings containing edited conversations between the two while in office published by Ukrainian associate of Rudy GiulianiUkraine’s president, Volodymyr Zelenskiy, has said that leaked recordings of phone calls allegedly between Joe Biden and former president Petro Poroshenko would be investigated by the country’s law enforcement...

      Mosaic glorifying Crimea annexation ditched from new Russian cathedral
      May01

      Mosaic glorifying Crimea annexation ditched from new Russian cathedral

      Kremlin distances itself from artwork of Putin and other officials after leaked photographs prompt ridiculeA mosaic depicting Vladimir Putin and other top Russian officials will not be mounted in the Russian military’s new megachurch, a senior church official has said, after leaked photos of the artwork prompted public ridicule and received...

      Chernobyl fire: rain has helped extinguish flames, says Ukraine
      Apr14

      Chernobyl fire: rain has helped extinguish flames, says Ukraine

      Grass fires had been spreading into exclusion zone around defunct nuclear reactorOpen flames burning in Chernobyl’s exclusion zone have been extinguished after rain fell in the region north of Kyiv early on Tuesday morning, Ukraine’s emergency service has said, although activists monitoring the wildfires complained they had been...

      Ukraine: wildfires draw dangerously close to Chernobyl site
      Apr14

      Ukraine: wildfires draw dangerously close to Chernobyl site

      Witnesses accuse government of covering up severity of blaze near site of nuclear disasterWildfires in Ukraine have spread to just over a mile from the defunct Chernobyl nuclear power plant and a disposal site for radioactive waste, according to activists, as more than 300 firefighters work to contain the blaze.A video posted by a Chernobyl tour...

      ‘Bad news’: radiation spikes 16 times above normal after forest fire near Chernobyl
      Apr06

      ‘Bad news’: radiation spikes 16 times above normal after forest fire near Chernobyl

      The blaze started on Saturday close to the site of the world’s worst ever nuclear disaster, Ukrainian officials sayUkraine has reported a spike in radiation levels in the restricted zone around Chernobyl, scene of the world’s worst nuclear accident, caused by a forest fire.“There is bad news – radiation is above normal in the...

      Ukraine’s ‘railroad ladies’ – in pictures
      Mar27

      Ukraine’s ‘railroad ladies’ – in pictures

      In Ukraine, the railroad traffic controller profession still exists – and about 80% of workers are women. They spend long shifts in small dedicated buildings beside the tracks. Ukrainian photographer Sasha Maslov shot portraits of female workers of the Ukrainian railway company from all over the country, which are compiled in a photo book...