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Ukrainians protest censorship of TV channel


September 9th, 2012 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, Sep 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Hundreds of people protested in Kiev in support of an independent cable TV channel that has claimed it is being censored after several operators suspended ... Read more...

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Air Arabia to connect 13 Indian cities to Odessa


September 5th, 2012 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) Budget carrier Air Arabia Wednesday said that it will connect 13 Indian cities to the Ukrainian city of Odessa from Oct 12, 2012 via Sharjah."Launch ... Read more...

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UEFA chief praises Ukraine for Euro 2012 success


August 28th, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, Aug 28 (IANS) UEFA chief Michel Platini met Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych here Tuesday to praise Euro 2012 co-host Ukraine for its good organisation of the tournament."It was an ... Read more...

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Ukrainian court jails radioactive metal thieves


August 28th, 2012 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, Aug 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Ukrainian court has sentenced eight members of a criminal group to up to eight and a half years in prison for trading in radioactive ... Read more...

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Ukraine to extradite Putin death plot suspect


August 24th, 2012 - 2:26 am ICT by IANS
Kiev, Aug 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Ukranian court has given a ruling to extradite to Russia a Kazakhstani citizen, held as the second suspect for attempting to kill Russian President ... Read more...

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Russian martial arts champ wanted for man’s death


August 23rd, 2012 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, Aug 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Russian martial arts champion is wanted by police in connection with an incident at a beach resort which left a man dead, Ukrainian police ... Read more...

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Ukrainian airport evacuated after bomb scare


August 21st, 2012 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, Aug 21 (IANS) Two terminals at the Boryspil international airport here in the Ukrainian capital were evacuated Tuesday after receiving a bomb threat, Xinhua reported. The bomb threat turned ... Read more...

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Ukraine sentences two diplomats for spying


July 18th, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, July 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Two diplomats, identified only as coming from Asia, have been sentenced to eight years in prison for an attempt to steal secret rocket technology from ... Read more...

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14 Russian pilgrims killed in Ukraine bus crash


July 7th, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, July 7 (IANS) At least 14 people were killed and 22 injured Saturday when a bus carrying Russian pilgrims to a monastery in Ukraine met with an accident, RIA ... Read more...

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Italy wept in changing room, says Buffon


July 2nd, 2012 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, July 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Mario Balotelli may have cried right on the ground after Italy's 0-4 defeat to Spain in the Euro 2012 final, but almost the whole ... Read more...

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Del Bosque hails ‘great era’ of Spanish football


July 2nd, 2012 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, July 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Spain coach Vicente Del Bosque on Monday hailed his team as representing a "great era" of Spanish football after their 4-0 Euro 2012 final ... Read more...

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Euro 2012: Torres wins Golden Boot


July 2nd, 2012 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, July 2 (IANS) Chelsea striker Fernando Torres won the Golden Boot as the top scorer in the 2012 European championship.The Spaniard, who scored a goal and an assist ... Read more...

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Euro 2012 win has to sink in: Jordi Alba


July 2nd, 2012 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, July 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Spain left-back Jordi Alba said Monday it will take time to realise he has become a part of history after scoring in Spain's 4-0 ... Read more...

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Spanish football fans celebrate victory


July 2nd, 2012 - 6:28 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, July 2 (IANS) Football fans across Spain celebrated their country's 4-0 win over Italy in the final of the European Championship Sunday night.Goals from David Silva, Jordi Alba, ... Read more...

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Stop violence against gay community: Elton John


July 2nd, 2012 - 5:21 am ICT by IANS
London, July 2 (IANS) Singer Elton John has called for an end to violence against gay people following a spate of homophobic attacks in Ukraine.The "Rocket Man" hitmaker performed at ... Read more...

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Lack of rest killed us against Spain: Italy coach


July 2nd, 2012 - 4:53 am ICT by IANS
Kiev, July 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Italy coach Cesare Prandelli acknowledged Monday his side had struggled to cope with the physical demands of Euro 2012 after their 4-0 thrashing at ... Read more...

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Euro 2012: Buffon hopes for one more shock from Italy


July 1st, 2012 - 8:38 am ICT by IANS
Warsaw, July 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Italy goalkeeper and captain Gianluigi Buffon hopes his team can pull off one final shock result against favourites Spain in Sunday's Euro 2012 final.Two fierce ... Read more...

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Euro 2012: Italy were ‘cleverer’ than Germany, says Loew


June 29th, 2012 - 6:18 am ICT by IANS
Warsaw, June 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Germany coach Joachim Loew said Friday the Italian nous was the difference between the sides in their Euro 2012 semifinal, which was decided by Mario ... Read more...

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Euro 2012: Italy coach Prandelli applauds ‘unique’ Balotelli


June 29th, 2012 - 4:55 am ICT by IANS
Warsaw, June 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Italy coach Cesare Prandelli lauded his striker Mario Balotelli as "excellent" and "unique" after his two goals put Italy in the Euro 2012 final with ... Read more...

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Euro 2012: Balotelli brace stuns Germans, sends Italy to final


June 29th, 2012 - 3:45 am ICT by IANS
Warsaw, June 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Two brute-force goals by Mario Balotelli were enough to give Italy a 2-1 win over Germany in their Euro 2012 semifinal Friday, setting up a ... Read more...

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Jordi Alba joins Barcelona


June 28th, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Barcelona, June 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Barcelona have signed Valencia left-back Jordi Alba for 14 million euros on a five-year deal, the Catalan giants said Thursday.The 23-year-old, who is with his ... Read more...

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Euro 2012: Spain edge Portugal for third-straight Euro final (Lead)


June 28th, 2012 - 5:02 am ICT by IANS
Donetsk, June 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Spain reached their third-successive Euro final Thursday, beating a defiant Portugal 4-2 on penalties after their Euro 2012 semifinal ended goalless after extra time.Cesc ... Read more...

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Euro 2012: Spain beat Portugal 4-2 on penalties, reach final


June 28th, 2012 - 4:34 am ICT by IANS
Donetsk, June 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Spain reached their third-successive European championship final Thursday, beating a defiant Portugal 4-2 on penalties after their Euro 2012 semifinal ended goalless after extra ... Read more...

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Euro 2012 fan zones break attendance record


June 26th, 2012 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, June 26 (IANS) The first two weeks of the Euro 2012 football championship set a new record for official fan zones attendance, with over a million visitors crowded ... Read more...

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Pirlo penalty reminds me of Totti, says De Rossi


June 25th, 2012 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, June 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Andrea Pirlo's chipped penalty against England was reminiscent of a Francesco Totti's strike that helped Italy reach the Euro 2000 final, Pirlo's teammate Daniele ... Read more...

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Italy beat England on penalties in Euro Cup


June 25th, 2012 - 5:12 am ICT by IANS
Kiev, June 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Italy dumped England out of Euro 2012 on penalties Monday and will meet the Germans in the semifinals.Alessandro Diamanti scored the winning penalty for Italy ... Read more...

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Ukraine ‘horror stories’ deterred fans, says Hodgson


June 20th, 2012 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Donetsk, June 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) England's support at Euro 2012 has suffered because of "horror stories" in the media discouraging fans from travelling to Poland and Ukraine, coach Roy Hodgson ... Read more...

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UEFA hails Ukraine, Poland Euro 2012 success


June 19th, 2012 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, June 19 (IANS) UEFA President Michel Platini has expressed his satisfaction with the arrangements for the Euro 2012 in Poland and Ukraine."I am very pleased with organising. Poland and ... Read more...

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Mellberg rues cheap goals as Sweden exit


June 16th, 2012 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, June 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Sweden defender Olof Mellberg lamented the cheap goals that saw Sweden's elimination from the Euro 2012 Football Championship after two defeats in as many games.Mellberg ... Read more...

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Walcott surprised by his own Roanldo dip


June 16th, 2012 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, June 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) England winger Theo Walcott was taken aback by his own ability Saturday, and said he didn't know he had the kind of fierce dip ... Read more...

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Time running out for England’s Golden Generation: Hodgson


June 16th, 2012 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, June 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Senior England players such as John Terry and Steven Gerrard are running out of time in the national side as young talent emerges, England coach ... Read more...

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Euro 2012: Rooney to play against Ukraine, says coach


June 16th, 2012 - 7:41 am ICT by IANS
Kiev, June 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Wayne Rooney will return to England's starting lineup against Ukraine Tuesday, England coach Roy Hodgson said after his team's 3-2 win over Sweden.Rooney missed Friday's ... Read more...

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Euro 2012: Hodgson praises ‘clever’ Welbeck winner


June 16th, 2012 - 6:19 am ICT by IANS
Kiev, June 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) England coach Roy Hodgson has heaped praises on Danny Welbeck for his backheel flick for the winning goal in England's 3-2 win over Sweden.The 21-year-old ... Read more...

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Euro 2012: Sweden coach blames bad luck for defeat to England


June 16th, 2012 - 5:49 am ICT by IANS
Kiev, June 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Swedish coach Erik Hamren has blamed bad luck for the 3-2 defeat to England that put Sweden out of Euro 2012 in the group stage.England ... Read more...

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Euro 2012: Welbeck flick gives England 3-2 win over Sweden


June 16th, 2012 - 4:04 am ICT by IANS
Kiev, June 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Danny Welbeck's back-flick secured England a dramatic 3-2 win over Sweden in Euro 2012 Group B in Kiev Friday.The Manchester United striker angled Theo ... Read more...

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