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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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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 ‘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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Plane crash kills five skydivers in Ukraine (Lead)


June 10th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, June 10 (IANS) At least five skydivers were killed and 13 injured after their plane crashlanded amid strong winds and heavy rain outside the Ukrainian capital Sunday, an official ... Read more...

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Five killed in Ukraine plane crash


June 10th, 2012 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, June 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) At least five people were killed and 13 injured after a plane carrying parachute-jumpers crashlanded outside the Ukrainian capital Sunday, officials said.The L-410 aircraft, belonging to ... Read more...

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British government to boycott Euro 2012


June 8th, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The British government will boycott Euro 2012, citing concerns about justice in co-host country Ukraine, the UK Foreign Office said.Senior politicians from Germany, France and ... Read more...

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Downpour floods Kiev’s Euro 2012 fan zone


June 7th, 2012 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, June 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Heavy rain flooded the Euro 2012 fan zone in the centre of the Ukrainian capital Kiev, Ukrainian TV channel 1+1 has reported.A heavy storm Wednesday ... Read more...

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Topless protest at Euro 2012 trophy display


May 13th, 2012 - 2:32 am ICT by IANS
Kiev, May 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A topless female protester attacked the trophy to be awarded at Euro 2012 and knocked it to the floor at an exhibition in the Ukrainian ... 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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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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Russia conducts stress tests on n-plants


April 20th, 2011 - 10:44 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia has conducted "stress tests" on the country's nuclear power plants that showed they would be able to withstand natural disasters of the type recently ... Read more...

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For modelling, music, Bollywood, Ukrainian youth head for India


November 15th, 2010 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
By Surender Bhutani Kiev, Nov 15 (IANS) Julia Shykova, a young Ukrainian woman who has already been to Mumbai as a model, has got a contract from a Delhi-based company this time. She ... Read more...

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Kiev Mayor to sing to help Ukrainian capital through financial crisis


March 16th, 2009 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 16 (ANI): Kiev''s eccentric mayor has found a rather melodious solution to help the Ukrainian capital come out of the financial crisis since the Soviet eraby singing.Leonid Chernovetskiy has ... Read more...

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Europe unites to condemn Kremlin


August 28th, 2008 - 6:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug.28 (ANI): European leaders like British Foreign Secretary David Miliband have condemned Russia for jeopardizing European security by recognizing Georgia''s two breakaway regions -- Abkhazia and South Ossetia.Speaking in Ukrainian ... Read more...

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Ukraine seeks patriarch’s blessing for separate church


July 27th, 2008 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
RIA Novosti Kiev, July 27 (RIA Novosti) Ukrainian President Viktor Yushchenko has asked the Patriarch of Constantinople for his blessing to the country's plans for a national church independent of Russian Orthodoxy. The ... Read more...

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‘Terror attack on 2006 World Cup was averted’


March 29th, 2008 - 2:22 pm ICT by admin
(Football Snippets) DPA Berlin, March 29 (DPA) German security forces had scotched possible terrorist plans to attack the Munich stadium on the occasion of the opening game of the 2006 football World Cup, Bavarian ... Read more...

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