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Ukranian social media influencer who neglected presence of coronavirus succumbs to the infection

A Ukranian social media influencer who once thought ‘coronavirus does not exist’ has died after contracting the virus. Dmitriy Stuzhuk a fitness enthusiast, who had earlier negated the presence of the virus, passed away after suffering heart complications caused due to the infection, his former wife Sofia Stuzhuk announced on her Instagram profile. Dmitriy who had […]

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Military plane carrying aviation students crashes in Ukraine killing at least 22

At least 22 people were killed after a military plane crash in Ukraine, most of them air cadets. The  Antonov-26 aircraft came down near the eastern city of Kharkiv as it was landing. Two others were critically injured. Emergency ministry officials say 27 people were on board. The plane came down about 2 km from […]

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Woman opens emergency exit to walk on aircraft wing to breathe some fresh air

A Ukraine International Airlines passenger who complained about the heat “opened the emergency exit and went on to its wing” after landing to breathe some fresh air. The woman accompanied by her two children from Turkey, where she went on holiday came to Kyiv, Ukraine. As she was feeling ‘too hot’ after her plane landed […]

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Iran sends black boxes of crashed Ukrainian passenger plane to France

Iran has sent the black box of crashed Ukrainian passenger plane which Tehran accidentally downed to France. All 176 people on board were killed when the plane was hit by two missiles shortly after take-off on 8 January. READ: Ukrainian Boeing passenger plane crashes in Iran, 176 people dead Iran’s deputy foreign minister said the […]

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Ukrainian news presenter’s tooth falls off during live broadcast

A Ukrainian news presenter had the shock of her life when she lost her tooth live on air, but she kept her calm. Even though her tooth fell off she continued reading the news. The anchor, Marichka Padalko put her hand to her mouth to catch the tooth and continued reading the news without missing […]

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Ukraine auctions pet dogs to pay owner’s debts

Thoroughbred dogs that were confiscated under a court order in Ukraine to pay for their owners’ debts have been put up for auction online. The auction, highlighted by an opposition MP, has drawn criticism. Many initially thought it was a joke when two dogs were put up for auction on a state-owned online site for […]

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At least 100 newborn surrogate babies are stranded in Ukraine amid coronavirus lockdown

At least 100 babies born through surrogacy are stranded in Ukraine because the country’s borders are closed under coronavirus restrictions. The country’s human rights ombudswoman has appealed to authorities to find a solution for this problem. “More than 100 children are already waiting for their parents in different centers. And if quarantine is extended, then […]

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Ukrainian teenager charged with animal cruelty for making her puppy drink vodka in a prank video

A Ukrainian teenager has been charged with animal cruelty after she served vodka to her puppy and filmed herself doing the same for a prank. In the video that went viral on social media, the 18-year-old can be heard giggling as the puppy whimpered after drinking the vodka. The incident occurred in the village of […]

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Forest fires move closer towards Chernobyl nuclear plant

Forest fires that have been burning for several days in northern Ukraine are now no more than a few kilometres from the abandoned Chernobyl nuclear plant, reports say. Tour operator Yaroslav Emelianenko said one had reached the abandoned town of Pripyat, which used to serve the plant. He said it was now just 2km (1.24 […]

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Radiation levels spike after forest fire breaks out near Chernobyl nuclear accident site

Ukrainian firefighters labored into Sunday night trying to put out two forest blazes in the area around the Chernobyl nuclear power station, which was evacuated because of radioactive contamination after the 1986 explosion at the plant. Ukraine’s emergencies service said one of the fires, covering about five hectares (12 acres), had been localized. It said […]

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James Bond star Olga Kurylenko tests positive for Coronavirus

Ukrainian-born actor-model Olga Kurylenko has revealed that she has tested positive for the novel coronavirus. The actor, best known for starring in 2008’s James Bond film Quantum of Solace and 2013’s sci-fi movie Oblivion, took to Instagram on Sunday to share her diagnosis. Kurylenko, 40, said she had been ill for “almost a week”. “Locked […]

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MH17 trial starts with four absconding accused who face murder charges

The trial has opened in the Netherlands of three Russians and a Ukrainian – still at large – for the murder of 298 people aboard Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, shot down over Ukraine in 2014. The Boeing 777 went down amid a conflict in eastern Ukraine, after Russian-backed rebels seized the area. Investigators say they […]