Direct Flights Between Russia And Ukraine Banned

Direct flights between Ukraine and Russia will come to a halt on Sunday, as new sanctions initiated by Kiev comes into effect.While Moscow initially called Kiev’s ban on Russian airlines “madness”, it soon announced it would mirror the move.

Ukrainian Mayoral Candidate’s Popularity Soars After Her Sextape Is Leaked


21 year old Valeria Prokopenko who was contesting for Mayor of Odessa, Ukraine was prepared for a blow at the polls after a political opponent released a sextape of hers. However, her popularity soared, with a lot of young people vowing to vote for her at the polls on October 25.

Mourinho wary of defeat in Kiev


Jose Mourinho's erratic Chelsea team tackle Dynamo Kiev in Ukraine on Tuesday knowing defeat would seriously complicate their chances of progressing from Champions League Group G. The post Mourinho wary of defeat in Kiev appeared first on Vanguard News.

MH17 Ukraine Disaster: Dutch to Report on Cause


The Dutch Safety Board is to publish a final report on why Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17 broke up over Ukraine in 2014, killing all 298 on board. Preliminary findings say it was hit by “high-energy objects from outside the aircraft”, fuelling speculation that a surface-to-air missile was responsible.

Syria Conflict: Russia, France Meet Amid Tension

As western powers continue to express worry over Russia’s role in Syria, the Presidents of France and Russia are set to hold talks in Paris on Friday.The meeting was initially called to discuss peace efforts in Ukraine, but these are expected to be overshadowed by the crisis in Syria.

Syria Conflict: Russia Wants ‘Coordination’ Against IS

Russia’s President, Vladimir Putin, has again reiterated his support for Syrian President, Bashar al-Assad, saying the latter is fighting terrorist organisations, and Russia “will be pleased to find common ground for joint action against the terrorists”.In a television interview in the United States (US), Mr.

Ukraine Crisis: Deadly Anti-Autonomy Protest Outside Parliament


One national guard member has been killed and over 100 injured in violent protests outside Ukraine’s parliament, the interior ministry said. Clashes between nationalists and riot police erupted after MPs gave initial backing to reforms for more autonomy in the rebel-held east.

MH17: Fragments Of Missile Found At Crash Site In Ukraine


Investigators in the Netherlands have said that fragments of a suspected Russian missile system have been found at the Flight MH17 crash site in Ukraine. They said the parts, possibly from a Buk surface-to-air system, are “of particular interest” and could help show who was behind the crash.