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Ambassador of Ukraine to Nigeria, Valerii Aleksandruk

Ukraine envoy urges federal government to recognise ‘Holodomor’ as genocide

Valerii Aleksandruk, the Ukraine Ambassador to Nigeria, has urged the Federal Government to pass a resolution through the National Assembly recognising Holodomor as genocide.
Argentina's President Mauricio Macri (R) and Russia's President Vladimir Putin deliver a joint press conference at the Casa Rosada presidential house in Buenos Aires, in the sidelines of the G20 Leaders' Summit on December 01, 2018. The leaders of countries G20 leaders on Saturday found the minimum common ground on the global economy at a summit in Buenos Aires with a closing communique that left divisions on clear display. ALBERTO RAGGIO / AFP

Vladimir Putin briefs Donald Trump over Ukraine as EU leaders up pressure

Russian President Vladimir Putin said Saturday he briefed his US counterpart Donald Trump on the Ukraine crisis as he came under pressure over Moscow's robust foreign policy at the G20 summit in Argentina.
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UEFA: Arsenal’s Europa League game against Vorskla Poltava to go ahead

Arsenal's Europa League clash with Ukrainian side Vorskla Poltava will take place at the Olympic Stadium in Kiev on Thursday, UEFA has confirmed.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel looks on prior to the start of the weekly cabinet meeting at the Chancellery in Berlin, on October 24, 2018. (Photo by Tobias SCHWARZ - AFP)

Angela Merkel: We sanction Russia for sake of international law

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Thursday that the West was imposing sanctions on Russia to stand up for international law.
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Arsenal fans criticise UEFA decision to move Europa League tie with Vorskla Poltava

Arsenal fans have criticised UEFA for moving the club's Europa League tie with Vorskla Poltava almost 200 miles from the original venue.
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko addresses lawmakers after voting on a law to establish an anti-corruption court during a parliament session in Kiev, Ukraine June 7, 2018. REUTERS-Valentyn Ogirenko

Ukraine’s first-ever martial law comes into effect

Thirty days of martial law has taken effect in 10 of Ukraine's 27 regions on Wednesday with President Petro Poroshenko saying it aims to prevent an all-out Russian invasion.
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Real Madrid, Juventus, Manchester City into Champions League last 16

Holders Real Madrid and Cristiano Ronaldo’s Juventus were among seven teams to reach the last 16 of the Champions League on Tuesday while Sergio Aguero’s late equaliser at Lyon also sent Manchester City through.

Arsenal’s UEFA Europa League clash moved to Kiev due to security concerns

Arsenal’s Europa League match against Vorskla Poltava on Thursday has been moved to Kiev, European football’s governing body UEFA has announced.
Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a conference as part of a summit called to attempt to find a lasting political solution to the civil war in Syria which has claimed in excess of 350 000 lives, at Vahdettin Mansion in Istanbul, on October 27, 2018. - The leaders of Turkey, Russia, France and Germany are set to meet in Istanbul to try to find a lasting political solution to the Syrian civil war and salvage a fragile ceasefire in a rebel-held northern province. (Photo by OZAN KOSE / AFP)

Vladimir Putin warns against ‘reckless’ moves after Ukraine declares martial law

Russian President Vladimir Putin warned Ukraine against any “reckless acts” on Tuesday after Kiev declared martial law in response to Moscow’s seizure of three of its navy vessels.

US warns Russia over violation of Ukraine sovereignty

U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley warned Russia on Monday that its seizure of three Ukrainian vessels was an “outrageous violation of sovereign Ukrainian territory” .
Ambassador of Ukraine to Nigeria, Valerii Aleksandruk

Ukraine urges Nigeria to recognise Holodomor as genocide

Ukraine Ambassador to Nigeria Dr Valerii Aleksandruk has appealed to the federal government to formally recognise `Holodomor' (the man-made famine in Ukraine in which millions of Ukrainians were deliberately starved to death) as genocide against the Ukrainian people.
The President of the European Council Donald Tusk attends a wreath laying ceremony at the monument of Marshal Jozef Pilsudski on the centennial observances marking 100 years of Polish independence on November 10, 2018 in Warsaw. (Photo by Janek SKARZYNSKI / AFP)

Poland marks independence centenary amid tensions

Poles mark a century of independence on Sunday amid tensions in the isolated and deeply polarised country over the prominent role that marginal far-right groups gained in shaping the main state parade.

Pirates attack vessel in Port Harcourt

The ARX Maritime said a gang of Pirates attacked a sea vessel near Bonny Island in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, on Tuesday.
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Raheem Sterling apologises after farcical penalty in Manchester City’s win over Shakhtar

Raheem Sterling has apologised to the referee and Shakhtar Donetsk for the penalty he won in Manchester City's 6-0 win over the Ukrainian side in the Champions League on Tuesday.
Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a conference as part of a summit called to attempt to find a lasting political solution to the civil war in Syria which has claimed in excess of 350 000 lives, at Vahdettin Mansion in Istanbul, on October 27, 2018. - The leaders of Turkey, Russia, France and Germany are set to meet in Istanbul to try to find a lasting political solution to the Syrian civil war and salvage a fragile ceasefire in a rebel-held northern province. (Photo by OZAN KOSE / AFP)

Vladimir Putin warns of consequences over Orthodox split

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday warned of "the most serious consequences" over splits in the Orthodox church after Ukraine was granted the right to form an independent church, enraging Russia.
Elina Svitolina of Ukraine beat Sloane Stephens to win the WTA Finals. Photograph- Clive Brunskill-Getty Images

Elina Svitolina subdues Sloane Stephens to win WTA Finals

Elina Svitolina rallied for a 3-6 6-2 6-2 triumph over Sloane Stephens in an enthralling WTA Finals title decider on Sunday.
Olanrewaju Kayode (left) training with Shakhtar Donetsk

Olanrewaju Kayode eyes first ever Champions League start as Shakhtar face Manchester City

Nigeria striker Olanrewaju Kayode is set for his first ever start in the UEFA Champions League as Shakhtar Donetsk host his former club Manchester City in a Group F clash tonight.
Karolina Pliskova

Caroline Wozniacki struggles in WTA title defence

Karolina Pliskova issued a warning to her opponents at the WTA Finals with a convincing straight-sets victory against defending champion Caroline Wozniacki.

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