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Day of Crimea's resistance to Russian occupation marked today

Day of Crimea's resistance to Russian occupation marked today

Five years ago, on 26 February 2014, a several thousand strong rally of pro-Ukrainian activists and Crimean Tatars in support of the territorial integrity of Ukraine and against holding an extraordinary session of the Supreme Council of Crimea took place in Simferopol. 

25.02.2019

MARUV not to represent Ukraine at Eurovision 2019

MARUV not to represent Ukraine at Eurovision 2019

Ukraine's public broadcaster (PJSC National Public Broadcasting Company of Ukraine) and singer MARUV, who won the national election for the Eurovision Song Contest 2019, have not reached agreement on participation in the international competition for a number of reasons, according to a statement posted on the website of the broadcaster.

Zelensky leads polls in Ukraine's presidential race

Zelensky leads polls in Ukraine's presidential race

If the presidential election in Ukraine were held in mid-February, comedian Volodymyr Zelensky and incumbent President Petro Poroshenko would go to the run-off, with Batkivshchyna Party leader Yulia Tymoshenko staying in third place, according to a survey conducted by Kyiv International Institute of Sociology (KIIS).

SBU suspects seven Russian servicemen of attack on Ukrainian sailors

SBU suspects seven Russian servicemen of attack on Ukrainian sailors

The directorate of the Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) in Odesa region has approved notices of suspicion for seven Russian servicemen due to their attack on Ukrainian sailors in the Kerch Strait, Prosecutor General's Office (PGO) spokesperson Andriy Lysenko has reported on his Facebook page.

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