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Local news for Kiev, Ukraine continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

5 hrs ago | Russia Taday

Three civilians burnt alive in car as Ukrainian army shells center of Donetsk

Kiev forces have shelled residential areas in the center of the rebel-held town of Donetsk, killing at least three people and damaging several apartment blocks, a kindergarten and a cultural center.

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Related Topix: Europe, Ukraine, Explosion

10 hrs ago | The Washington Post

For Ukrainian voters, key is policy preferences, not native language or ethnicity, of candidates

A woman cast her ballot at a polling station during presidential and mayoral elections in Kiev, Ukraine, on May, 25. President Petro Poroshenko recently announced that Ukraine will elect a new Parliament on Oct. 26. One would expect voters to place a high priority on a candidate's ethnicity and language .

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Related Topix: World News, Ukraine, Russia

14 hrs ago | Blackburn Citizen

Hackers target East Lancs cycling supremo's email account

HACKERS have targeted the email account of East Lancashire cycling supremo Brian Cookson, claiming he had been mugged and needed money to pay his hotel bills.

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Related Topix: Ukraine, World News

15 hrs ago | Connecticut Post

Government-held Ukraine town hit by rebel shells

A smoke rises after shelling in the town of Novoazovsk, eastern Ukraine, Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Czech Happenings

Czech press survey - August 27

The directly elected Czech President Milos Zeman promised that he would reveal the names of the authors of the controversial amnesty declared by his predecessor Vaclav Klaus on New Year Day 2013, but he did not do it, Lukas Jelinek writes in daily Pravo today.

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Related Topix: Vaclav Klaus, Vladimir Putin, World News, Ukraine

WebProNews

New Human Barbie 16-Year-Old Lolita Richi

According to the Daily Mail , 16-year-old Lolita Richi is now the youngest doll-like human in the world.

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Related Topix: Toy, Barbie, World News, Ukraine

Russia Taday

Putin, Poroshenko conclude face-to-face meeting

Russian and Ukrainian leaders have concluded their first official face-to-face meeting in Minsk during which they discussed the Ukrainian crisis and humanitarian disaster in the east of the country.

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Related Topix: Europe, Ukraine, Belarus,

Common Dreams

Selective Outrage over Ukraine POWs

Detainees in orange jumpsuits sit in a holding area under the eyes of military police during in-processing to the temporary detention facility at Camp X-Ray of the naval base at Guantanamo Bay in this file photo.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Ukraine, Guantanamo Bay, US News, Camp Delta, US Military Prisons, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison

National Public Radio

Leaders Of Russia, Ukraine Meet To Discuss Conflict

A Sich special volunteer battalion member attends an oath-taking and farewell ceremony in Kiev on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Ukraine, Vladimir Putin

Mashable

Ukrainians Arm Themselves in Preparation for Battle

KIEV, Ukraine -"There's an old Russian joke," a Ukrainian named Oleksandr told me, as we drove down a steep winding road on the outskirts of Kiev.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

WLOX-TV Biloxi

Ukrainian president dissolves parliament

A judge in Wyoming sentenced a 75-year-old Missouri woman to life in prison on Monday for killing her husband with a rifle in the mid-1970s then throwing his body down the shaft of an abandoned gold mine where it... A judge in Wyoming sentenced a 75-year-old Missouri woman to life in prison on Monday for killing her husband with a rifle in the ... (more)

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Bloomberg

Ukraine President Poroshenko Calls Snap General Election

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko called early parliamentary elections for Oct. 26 after the ruling coalition of the nation fighting a pro-Russian insurgency collapsed last month.

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Mydigitalfc.com

Why Merkel is Eurpoe's go-to leader

TOUGH STAND: German chancellor Angela Merkel arrives to meet with Ukraine president Petro Poroshenko in Kiev on August 23. Germany's democratic polity and culture run deep, enthusiastically and seriously embraced by Germans She can't help it.

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Related Topix: Angela Merkel, World News, Ukraine, Belarus, Europe, Italy, Opinion

KWQC-TV Davenport

Ukraine: Russian tank column enters southeast

A powerful earthquake that struck the heart of California's wine country caught many people sound asleep, sending dressers, mirrors and pictures crashing down around them.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Ukraine, Earthquake, Natural Disasters, University of Phoenix,

Greenwich Citizen

Russia plans to send second aid convoy to Ukraine

Russia's Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov speaks in Moscow, Russia, Monday, Aug. 25, 2014.

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WTOP-FM Washington

Rebels parade captured Ukrainian soldiers in east

To shouts of "Fascists!" and "Hang them from a tree!" captured Ukrainian soldiers were paraded through the streets of the rebel stronghold of Donetsk on Sunday as bystanders pelted them with eggs, water bottles and tomatoes.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

Buenos Aires Herald

Ukraine's independence: cutting the post-Soviet umbilical chord

In the eyes of Ukrainian Ambassador Yurii Diudin, it has taken the 23 years of the independence being marked today for his country to finally sever the post-Soviet umbilical chord but the process has been irreversibly consolidated by the events of the last 10 months.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Ukraine, Vladimir Putin, Terrorism

Examiner.com

Emperor Palpatine could be in both 'Star Wars 7' and 'Star Wars 8'

Kiev's mayoral candidate for the Internet Party, 'Darth Vader' arrives to speak to the media on Volodymyrska Hill on May 22, 2014 in Kiev, Ukraine.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

Daily Chronicle

Russian aid trucks leave; highlight dire needs

Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko welcomes German Chancellor Angela Merkel before their meeting Saturday in Kiev, Ukraine.

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Related Topix: World News, Ukraine, Angela Merkel, Europe, Germany, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)

Forbes.com

In A Time Of War and Recession, Ukraine's Independence Is As Important As Ever

I am a New-York-based multimedia producer and journalist. One of my strongest interests is Eastern Europe and anything related to Post-Soviet territory: its richness in oligarchs, political battles, economic crises, prominent cultural figures - and the wheat.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Ukraine, Columbia University, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), Vladimir Putin

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