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10,000 coronavirus case numbers crossed in Ukraine

KIEV (World) – So far, 10,406 confirmed coronavirus cases and 261 deaths have been reported in Ukraine, according to Health Minister Maksym Stepanov. The Ukrainian government has put down measures for the lockdown until May 11 and the pandemic is expected to peak in Ukraine early next month. (Photos syndicated via Reuters)This story has been […]
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Forest fire near Chernobyl nuclear plant now put out

KIEV (World) – A huge blaze that tore through forests around the defunct Chernobyl nuclear plant has been put out, Ukrainian officials said on Tuesday, saying hundreds of emergency workers had used planes and helicopters to douse the flames. Environmental activists had warned on Monday that the fire, near the site of the world’s worst […]
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Ukraine’s prime minister Honcharuk submits resignation again

KIEV – Ukrainian Prime Minister Oleksiy Honcharuk submitted his resignation for a second time after reports that President Volodymyr Zelenskiy might be gearing up to sack him, Ukrainian news outlet NV reported on Friday night. Honcharuk declined comment. Zelenskiy has convened a special parliament meeting on Wednesday, which Ukrainian media reported could include