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Ukraine calls partial re-vote amid fraud protests
Ukraine calls partial re-vote amid fraud protests

Election officials in Ukraine on Monday called a re-vote in five districts as thousands of people protested in central Kiev against alleged fraud in parliamentary elections won by the ruling party.

Ukraine calls partial re-vote amid fraud protests
I fear for my mother's life: Tymoshenko's daughter
I fear for my mother's life: Tymoshenko's daughter

The daughter of Ukraine's jailed opposition leader Yulia Tymoshenko said she cannot talk her out of her hunger strike and wakes every day fearing for her mother's life.

I fear for my mother's life: Tymoshenko's daughter
US leads concern at Ukraine vote, ruling party set to win
US leads concern at Ukraine vote, ruling party set to win

The United States and international observers said Ukraine's elections were a step backwards for democracy as the ruling party was set to win against allies of jailed ex-premier Yulia Tymoshenko.

US leads concern at Ukraine vote, ruling party set to win
Ukraine ruling party ahead in election: early results
Ukraine ruling party ahead in election: early results

Ukraine's ruling party was set for victory in legislative polls, comfortably ahead of the party of ex-premier Yulia Tymoshenko, whose jailing sparked Western concerns of foul play.

Ukraine ruling party ahead in election: early results
Ukrainian Parliament. ©RIA Novosti
27 Kazakhstan observers will monitor Ukrainian parliamentary elections

We have approach forming of Kazakhstan's observation mission very seriously to ensure objective observations in line with the country’s legislation: CEC.

27 Kazakhstan observers will monitor Ukrainian parliamentary elections
Boxer Klitschko brings star power to Ukraine vote
Boxer Klitschko brings star power to Ukraine vote

An excited crowd reached out to touch Ukrainian boxing star Vitali Klitschko as he went on the campaign trail for his corruption-busting party ahead of October 28 parliamentary polls.

Boxer Klitschko brings star power to Ukraine vote
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Tymoshenko: Ukraine vote 'rigged' before it has even begun

Ukraine's upcoming elections have been rigged before they have even begun and the West must act to prevent the demise of its democracy.

Tymoshenko: Ukraine vote 'rigged' before it has even begun
Jailed ex-PM Tymoshenko loses Ukraine appeal
Jailed ex-PM Tymoshenko loses Ukraine appeal

Ukraine's high court on Wednesday rejected jailed ex-premier Yulia Tymoshenko's appeal of her abuse of power conviction despite threats of being cut off from Western nations that view the case as political.

Jailed ex-PM Tymoshenko loses Ukraine appeal
Yulia Tymoshenko. ©RIA Novosti
Divided Ukraine awaits Tymoshenko appeal ruling

Ukraine's high court rules Wednesday on former premier Yulia Tymoshenko's appeal against her seven-year jailing on charges the West views as President Viktor Yanukovych's political revenge.

Divided Ukraine awaits Tymoshenko appeal ruling
Rocket launch from Baikonur cosmodrome. ©RIA Novosti
Kazakhstan is ready to discuss development of Sodruzhestvo superheavy rocket in cooperation with Russia and Ukraine

The project is very interesting: Head of KazKosmos Talgat mussabayev.

Kazakhstan is ready to discuss development of Sodruzhestvo superheavy rocket in cooperation with Russia and Ukraine
Angara rocket model in Khrunichev State Space Scientific-Production Center. ©RIA Novosti
Building of Russian-Ukrainian-Kazakhstan rocket for flight to Moon will take 3-4 years

Russia is able to build a new superheavy carrier rocket capable of delivering space vehicles of up to 20 tons to the Moon within 3-4 years.

Building of Russian-Ukrainian-Kazakhstan rocket for flight to Moon will take 3-4 years
Arrests, breasts, chainsaws: Punk world backs Pussy Riot
Arrests, breasts, chainsaws: Punk world backs Pussy Riot

A topless Ukrainian feminist felled a cross with a chainsaw, balaclava-clad New Yorkers braved arrest to picket an Orthodox church and Bulgarian punks re-decorated a war memorial.

Arrests, breasts, chainsaws: Punk world backs Pussy Riot
Naftogas and Rompetrol to build 700 petrol stations in Ukraine
Naftogas and Rompetrol to build 700 petrol stations in Ukraine

Naftogaz of Ukraine and Rompetrol signed a memorandum of intent to create a joint company for oil products marketing in Ukraine.

Naftogas and Rompetrol to build 700 petrol stations in Ukraine
Photo by Yaroslav Radlovskiy©
Russia and China lead Kazakhstan's partners rating

The rating helped form an objective picture of the existing priorities in Kazakhstan’s foreign policies.

Russia and China lead Kazakhstan's partners rating
Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Ukrainian counterpart Viktor Yanukovych. ©RIA NOVOSTI
Putin refuses to cut price of Russian gas for Ukraine

Russian President Vladimir Putin did not budge Thursday during talks with his Ukrainian counterpart Viktor Yanukovych aimed at easing a dispute over the price of Russia's gas.

Putin refuses to cut price of Russian gas for Ukraine
IMF urges Ukraine to hike gas prices for consumers
IMF urges Ukraine to hike gas prices for consumers

The International Monetary Fund again urged Ukraine Friday to raise gas prices for consumers, a sticking point in the resumption of an IMF bailout.

IMF urges Ukraine to hike gas prices for consumers
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Kazakhstan Transport Ministry issued temporary permit for Almaty-Kiev flight

Kazakhstan Ministry of Transport and Communications has issued a temporary permit to Ukrainian International Airlines for Kiev-Almaty-Kiev flights.

Kazakhstan Transport Ministry issued temporary permit for Almaty-Kiev flight
Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan. Photo by  Danial Okassov©
Kazakhstan Ambassadress appointed OSCE mission Projects Coordinator in Ukraine

The offer was made by current OSCE chair, deputy prime minister and minister for foreign affairs and trade of Ireland Eamon Gilmore.

Kazakhstan Ambassadress appointed OSCE mission Projects Coordinator in Ukraine
Kazakhstan boxer Gennady Golovkin. Photo courtesy of badlefthook.com
Boxing: Gennady Golovkin defended his WBA title

Kazakhstan boxer Gennady Golovkin defended his WBA middleweight champion title by knocking out 28-y.o. Japanese Makoto Fuchigami.

Boxing: Gennady Golovkin defended his WBA title
Gennadiy Golovkin. Tengrinews.kz stock photo
Boxing: Golovkin to defend his title on May 12

Kazakhstan boxer Gennady Golovkin will defend his title on May 12.

Boxing: Golovkin to defend his title on May 12