Zelenskiy
Warning: A non-numeric value encountered in /usr/www/users/inconbnsjc/wp-content/themes/urbannews/inc/template-tags.php on line 433

ZELENSKIY’S SERVANT OF THE PEOPLE PARTY VOWS ‘RADICAL CHANGES’

11th Jun 2019 . by incontext_adm

By Donnelly McCleland The party of Ukraine’s new President Volodymyr Zelenskiy has kept a strong lead ahead of a parliamentary election due on 21 July, an opinion poll showed on Monday [10 June]. The survey by KIIS research body showed the former television comedian’s equally new party, Servant of the People, on 34.4 percent, below…

READ MORE
Volodymyr Zelensky
Warning: A non-numeric value encountered in /usr/www/users/inconbnsjc/wp-content/themes/urbannews/inc/template-tags.php on line 433

TV ENTERTAINER EMERGES AS FRONTRUNNER IN UKRAINE ELECTIONS

3rd Apr 2019 . by incontext_adm

By Donnelly McCleland (with contribution by Mike Burnard) Ukrainians awoke on April Fools’ Day to the reality of a comedian on the verge of taking over as commander in chief.  The first-round victory for Volodymyr Zelensky, a 41-year-old entertainer who plays the president in a popular sitcom, served as a breath-taking rebuke by about 5…

READ MORE
OrthodoxSplit
Warning: A non-numeric value encountered in /usr/www/users/inconbnsjc/wp-content/themes/urbannews/inc/template-tags.php on line 433

RUSSIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH SPLITS WITH ORTHODOXY’S LEADER IN SEISMIC RIFT OVER UKRAINE

17th Oct 2018 . by incontext_adm

16 OCTOBER 2018 (SOURCE: ABC NEWS) – Russian Orthodox Church leaders have announced that the church is severing relations with the historical seat of Eastern Orthodox Christianity, the Patriarchate of Constantinople, opening a major rift in the global Orthodox Church. At a synod in Belarus on Monday, Russian Orthodox Church leaders said the church was cutting…

READ MORE
Zakharchenko
Warning: A non-numeric value encountered in /usr/www/users/inconbnsjc/wp-content/themes/urbannews/inc/template-tags.php on line 433

UKRAINE’S DONETSK SEPARATISTS APPOINT NEW LEADER

12th Sep 2018 . by incontext_adm

By Donnelly McCleland Denis Pushilin, the chairman of the “people’s council” of the Russia-backed separatist formation called the Donetsk People’s Republic (DNR) in eastern Ukraine, has been selected as the acting head of the DNR. Russian media reported on 7 September that Pushilin, 37, had been selected for the post, which was vacated when Donetsk…

READ MORE
AWIM177-Cover-Final
Warning: A non-numeric value encountered in /usr/www/users/inconbnsjc/wp-content/themes/urbannews/inc/template-tags.php on line 433

ISSUE 177 | 3 AUGUST 2017

3rd Aug 2017 . by incontext_adm

Click here to download: Share on: WhatsApp

READ MORE
A member of the Russian forces stands gu…A member of the Russi
Warning: A non-numeric value encountered in /usr/www/users/inconbnsjc/wp-content/themes/urbannews/inc/template-tags.php on line 433

RUSSIA ALARMS KIEV AND WEST WITH UKRAINE ID RECOGNITION

20th Feb 2017 . by incontext_adm

20 February 2017 – A move by Russia to recognise identity documents issued in separatist-held areas of eastern Ukraine has raised concern in Kiev and western governments over Moscow’s intentions, even as efforts were under way to reinforce a shaky ceasefire in the region. Vladimir Putin, Russia’s president, has ordered the government to temporarily recognise…

READ MORE