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Ukraine's soccer restart disrupted after players, staff test positive for coronavirus (source — 30/05/2020 15:51:10

The Ukrainian Premier League restarted Saturday but one game was called off when an unspecified number of soccer players and staff tested positive for the coronavirus.

Defiant woman takes off KNICKERS to use as face mask after post office refuses to serve her without one (source — 26/05/2020 18:48:14

THIS is the moment a woman whips off her PANTS to use as a face mask. The unnamed woman was warned by staff at the Nova Posha post office in Kiev, Ukraine she wouldn’t be served without a mask a...

McConnell says Pelosi 'not in a position to be lecturing us' about what to spend time on after impeachment (source — 22/05/2020 03:25:53

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., fired back at House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., on "The Story" Thursday after she criticized Senate Republicans for focusing on issues related to Hun...

Ukraine's doctors overburdened by coronavirus in desperate fight against illness (source — 18/05/2020 16:45:16

The deplorable conditions — broken or substandard equipment, a lack of drugs, low wages — reflects the meltdown of Ukraine’s health care system, which has been quickly overwhelmed by the coronavirus p...

Ukraine doctors struggle with coronavirus (source — 18/05/2020 16:42:32

Doctors in Ukraine are struggling with broken or substandard equipment, a lack of drugs, low wages, all as they battle the coronavirus pandemic. (May 18)        

Only on AP: Ukraine doctors struggle with virus (source — 18/05/2020 08:18:00

Doctors in Ukraine are struggling with broken or substandard equipment, a lack of drugs, low wages, all as they battle the coronavirus pandemic. (May 18)       

Parents 'devastated' as their babies are stranded during pandemic (source — 18/05/2020 06:27:17

Born amidst the Covid-19 pandemic, many surrogate babies in Ukraine have been left stranded by the lockdown and travel restrictions. CNN shows the inside of a facility in Kiev where more than 50 babie...

Chinese ambassador to Israel found dead at home: Police (source — 17/05/2020 15:15:42

HERZLIYA, Israel: China’s ambassador to Israel, Du Wei, was found dead at his residence on the outskirts of Tel Aviv on Sunday, police said.The 57-year-old envoy, who had arrived in Israel in mid-Febr...

China's ambassador to Israel, 58, is found dead in bed just three months into the job (source — ) 17/05/2020 11:34:54

Du Wei, 58, was appointed envoy in February in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic. He previously served as China's envoy to Ukraine.

Dozens of surrogacy babies stranded by coronavirus lockdown in Ukraine, lawmaker says (source — 16/05/2020 01:45:01

Dozens of babies born to Ukrainian surrogate mothers are trapped in lockdown and unable to join their adoptive parents abroad as the country's borders remain closed, a prominent Ukrainian lawmaker sai...

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