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Ukrainians relive bloodshed of Kiev's Maidan in virtual reality

17 Sep 2018

KIEV A volunteer medic and the man whose life he saved. A lawmaker whose Facebook post calling for protests in Kiev's Maidan square helped bring down a president.

Ukrainian filmmaker won't stop hunger strike, 'his only way to fight' Russian jail

05 Sep 2018

KIEV A Ukrainian filmmaker on the verge of starving himself to death in Russian jail will not end his hunger strike because it is "his only way to fight", a cousin who was one of the last people to visit him told Reuters.

Japan's Princess Takamado says 'great honour' to be in Russia

20 Jun 2018

SARANSK, Russia Japan's Princess Takamado said on Wednesday she was honoured to be in Russia for the soccer World Cup and hoped her visit would help improve ties between the two countries.

Wearing bast shoes, fans test their skills at Mordovian soccer

18 Jun 2018

SARANSK, Russia Without a moment of hesitation, Colombia fan Hector Varela changed his branded sports shoes for village-style handmade boots to try his luck and skills at Mordovian soccer. | Video

Meet the Ukrainian MP hosting Champions League final fans for free

11 May 2018

KIEV Ukrainian lawmaker Yegor Sobolev and his family decided to invite soccer fans to stay in their home for free when they heard hotels had aggressively raised prices for the night of the Champions League final on May 26.

Ukrainians offer Champions League final fans free bed and borscht

08 May 2018

KIEV Ukrainians have taken to social media to invite soccer fans attending the Champions League final in Kiev to stay in their homes for free after hotels aggressively raised prices for match night on May 26.

Still flying at 86 - Ukrainian pilot who survived Chernobyl disaster

25 Apr 2018

KIEV Ukrainian military pilot Mykola Volkozub could barely move under the weight of a lead vest meant to protect him from radiation as he prepared for his first flight over the Chernobyl reactor after the world's worst nuclear disaster in 1986.

Saakashvili plans to unite Ukraine opposition against president

11 Sep 2017

LVIV, Ukraine A day after forcing his way past border guards back into Ukraine, former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili said he would unite the opposition against his former ally President Petro Poroshenko and planned to campaign for support.

Ex-Georgian leader Saakashvili barges across Ukraine border

10 Sep 2017

SHEHYNI, Ukraine Former Georgian president Mikheil Saakashvili and a crowd of supporters barged past guards to enter Ukraine from the Polish border on Sunday after a prolonged standoff between Saakashvili and the Ukrainian authorities.

Ukraine power company says was hit by second cyber attack

30 Jun 2017

KIEV Ukrainian state power distributor Ukrenergo was hit by another cyber attack on Thursday which used a computer virus different from one that hit Ukraine earlier in the week, the company's acting chief said.

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