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Gas leakage kills two in Ukraine


August 18th, 2012 - 12:18 am ICT by IANS
Kiev, Aug 17 (IANS) At least two people were killed and three hospitalised at a Ukrainian steel plant Friday following a gas leakage, said authorities.The accident happened around ... Read more...

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Russian opposition activist seek asylum in Ukraine


August 14th, 2012 - 7:04 am ICT by IANS
Kiev, Aug 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) An activist of the Other Russia unregistered opposition movement and his wife have applied for political asylum in Ukraine.According to Russian human rights group Agora, ... Read more...

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World War II torpedo found in Ukraine


June 14th, 2012 - 6:19 am ICT by IANS
Kiev, June 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A World War II-era torpedo - containing 600 kg of explosive - was found off Ukraine's Crimean port of Sevastopol, officials said.The weapon was found ... Read more...

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World War II shell found near Euro stadium in Ukraine


June 8th, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, June 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A World War II mortar shell was discovered Friday near a stadium in Ukraine's Lvov city where Euro 2012 matches are to be held, the ... Read more...

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Euro 2012 soccer trophy arrives in Ukraine


May 12th, 2012 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, May 12 (IANS) UEFA Euro 2012 trophy arrived in Ukraine and will be exhibited in several locations in a campaign meant to promote the event that the country will ... Read more...

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Euro 2012 ticket design unveiled in Ukraine


April 24th, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, April 24 (IANS) The ticket design for the Euro 2012 Football Championship was officially presented by Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) Events executive Martin Kallen in the Ukrainian ... Read more...

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Cold wave kills over 40 in Ukraine


February 2nd, 2012 - 5:50 am ICT by IANS
Kiev, Feb 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) As many as 43 people have fallen victim to freezing temperatures that hit Ukraine in the last few days, the country's Emergencies Ministry has stated.According ... Read more...

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UEFA pleased with Euro 2012 preparations, says Ukraine


November 22nd, 2011 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, Nov 22 (IANS) The European football's governing body, UEFA, is pleased with Ukraine's preparations for next year's European Championship, Markian Lubkivsky, the top organiser in Ukraine, said."In recent years ... Read more...

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Russia to rent pilot training facilities in Ukraine


October 20th, 2011 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, Oct 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia is ready to rent facilities on Ukraine's Crimean Peninsula for naval pilot training, Russian Defence Minister Anatoly Serdyukov said.In line with a 1997 bilateral ... Read more...

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Women detained for topless protest in Ukraine


September 27th, 2011 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, Sep 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Four women activists were arrested Tuesday for staging a topless protest near Ukrainian capital Kiev's main sports arena during a visit by UEFA chief Michel ... Read more...

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Gaddafi’s favorite nurse returns to Ukraine


February 28th, 2011 - 11:10 am ICT by IANS
Kiev (Ukraine), Feb 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The favorite nurse of embattled Libyan leader's Muammar Gaddafi has returned home to Ukraine, media reports said.Galyna Kolotnytska, 38, was among 185 people who were evacuated ... Read more...

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1,500 birds found dead in Ukraine


October 23rd, 2010 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, Oct 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) About 1,500 birds have been found dead on an Ukraine island, authorities said Saturday.Most of the birds were cormorants, but a large number of herring gulls were ... Read more...

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Nearly 60 die after bus accidents in Poland and Ukraine


October 12th, 2010 - 9:22 pm ICT by BNO News
KIEV, UKRAINE (BNO NEWS) -- Nearly 60 people were killed on Tuesday after two separate bus accidents in Poland and Ukraine, authorities said. Most of the fatalities were from an accident in ... Read more...

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EIB lends EUR 115.5 million for investments in Ukraine


February 4th, 2010 - 1:17 am ICT by BNO News
KIEV, UKRAINE (BNO NEWS) – The European Investment Bank (EIB) lent EUR 15.5 million to upgrade water supply and wastewater treatment in the southern city of Mykolayiv and EUR 100 million to ... Read more...

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Old rivals to meet in presidential runoff in Ukraine


January 18th, 2010 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, Jan 18 (RIA Novosti) Opposition leader Viktor Yanukovych and current Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko are heading for a runoff Feb 7 in Ukraine's presidential vote set to decide the future of ... Read more...

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24 killed in apartment blast in Ukraine


December 26th, 2008 - 6:28 am ICT by IANS
Kiev, Dec 26 (DPA) An explosion in a Ukrainian block of flats killed at least 24 people and left dozens buried, officials said Thursday.The blast took place Wednesday evening in a Soviet-era ... Read more...

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