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Sergiy Karazy

Former Ukraine president defies arrest threat in showdown with successor 

Jan 16 2022

WARSAW Former Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko said on Sunday he planned to return to Ukraine on Monday despite the threat of arrest in a treason case he says was trumped up by allies of current President Volodymyr Zelenskiy.

Unborn child of Kurdish migrant buried in Polish Tatar cemetery

Nov 23 2021

BOHONIKI, Poland In a tiny white coffin, the body of an unborn child that died in the womb of its mother as she tried to cross from Belarus into the European Union was buried in a Muslim cemetery in north-east Poland on Tuesday. | Video

Ukraine urges citizens to get vaccinated as daily COVID toll hits record

Oct 26 2021

KYIV (Reuters) -Ukraine's health minister urged more people to get their COVID-19 shots as coronavirus deaths hit a daily record of 734 on Tuesday, with hospitalisations up more than a fifth on the previous week.

Ukrainian airline ditches skirts and heels for loose suits and sneakers

Oct 07 2021

KYIV Alexandrina Denysenko, a senior flight attendant with seven years of experience, says she sometimes does not get a spare minute to sit down during a flight and dreams of resting her swollen legs after spending hours wearing heels. | Video

Ukrainians unearth hiding places of Jews in city sewers during Nazi Holocaust

Oct 05 2021

LVIV, Ukraine Under cobblestone streets in the western Ukrainian city of Lviv, diggers have uncovered new hiding spots in underground sewers where some Jews managed to flee from Nazi occupying forces during World War Two.

Usyk eyes heavyweight unification fight after Joshua rematch

Sep 28 2021

KYIV Newly crowned world heavyweight boxing champion Oleksandr Usyk expects a rematch against Anthony Joshua in February or March and has his sights on a title unification bout, his team said on Tuesday.

After the floods, German winemakers look to rebuild

Jul 23 2021

ALTENAHR, Germany Lukas Sermann's family has been making wine in Germany's Ahr wine district for almost 300 years. On Thursday last week, a night of flooding and ferocious storms all but wiped them out.

German flood survivors emerged from homes 'like ghosts'

Jul 21 2021

INSUL, Germany When Lara Tillmann rushed to help her family in the picturesque German town of Insul a day after it was devastated by floods, she found dazed survivors emerging from their homes "like ghosts".

Seeking summer breeze and natural getaway, Saudis flock to Ukraine

Jul 08 2021

KYIV/LVIV Nabeel Kensara and Nasal Alzamzmi, a couple from Saudi Arabia, used to go for holidays to Switzerland twice a year, but coronavirus travel restrictions across Europe have forced them to discover new destinations.

New York on Ukraine's frontline: parliament backs town's name change

Jul 02 2021

NEW YORK, Ukraine Ukraine has regained its own New York after parliament this week voted to give the name back to a small town in the east, close to the front line in the country's conflict with pro-Russian separatists.

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