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Tensions in Odessa on anniversary of 2014 deadly clashes

A bomb alert and the discovery of three grenades left in a bag have overshadowed commemorations in Ukraine’s Black Sea port of Odessa. The incident

A bomb alert and the discovery of three grenades left in a bag have overshadowed commemorations in Ukraine’s Black Sea port of Odessa. The incident

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Ukraine: Darth Vader runs for mayor

Darth Vader is among the candidates vying for the post of Mayor in the Ukrainian port city of Odessa. He joins Peking Duck and a man calling himself

Darth Vader is among the candidates vying for the post of Mayor in the Ukrainian port city of Odessa. He joins Peking Duck and a man calling himself

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Manhood, war and propaganda on show at Odessa Film Festival

The sixth Odessa International Film Festival is underway and drawing crowds to the Black Sea port city, but for the second year in a row, the conflict in Eastern Ukraine is taking its toll on the nati

The sixth Odessa International Film Festival is underway and drawing crowds to the Black Sea port city, but for the second year in a row, the conflict in Eastern Ukraine is taking its toll on the nati

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Saakashvili warns of Odessa region's importance to Ukraine

Mikheil Saakashvili was appointed governor of Ukraine’s Odessa* region in February, to fight corruption. The former Georgian president might even be

Mikheil Saakashvili was appointed governor of Ukraine’s Odessa* region in February, to fight corruption. The former Georgian president might even be

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Saakashvili sings support for Ukraine after governor appointment

Former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili has joined a group of students in reciting Ukraine’s national anthem. Video of the singing was posted

Former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili has joined a group of students in reciting Ukraine’s national anthem. Video of the singing was posted

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Odessa marks Victory Day amid simmering tensions

Victory Day celebrations in the southwestern port of Odessa have been low key, amid simmering tensions. Last week, the city was rocked by violent

Victory Day celebrations in the southwestern port of Odessa have been low key, amid simmering tensions. Last week, the city was rocked by violent

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Odessa buries its dead as locals blame Kyiv for the violence

They have been burying their dead in Odessa. The first of more than 40 funerals of mostly pro-Russian supporters killed in a building fire last

They have been burying their dead in Odessa. The first of more than 40 funerals of mostly pro-Russian supporters killed in a building fire last

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Ukraine: institutional support for Moscow 'colossal problem'

Ukraine’s acting president says police forces in the Luhansk and Donetsk are in disarray and institutional support for Moscow is a “colossal problem”

Ukraine’s acting president says police forces in the Luhansk and Donetsk are in disarray and institutional support for Moscow is a “colossal problem”

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Ukraine and Russia blame each other for deadly violence in Odessa

The Ukrainian authorities have blamed pro-Russian foreign paramilitaries for Friday’s violence in Odessa which left at least 46 people dead. Moscow

The Ukrainian authorities have blamed pro-Russian foreign paramilitaries for Friday’s violence in Odessa which left at least 46 people dead. Moscow

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Violent clashes in Odessa

Supporters of Ukrainian unity and pro-Russian activists clashed on the streets of Odessa, a port city on the Black Sea. Police units were deployed to

Supporters of Ukrainian unity and pro-Russian activists clashed on the streets of Odessa, a port city on the Black Sea. Police units were deployed to

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Dozens dead as Ukraine conflict spreads south to Odessa

Dozens of people have been killed in a fire and clashes in the port city of Odessa, as Ukraine’s bloody conflict spread from the east to the

Dozens of people have been killed in a fire and clashes in the port city of Odessa, as Ukraine’s bloody conflict spread from the east to the

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Ukraine: dozens die in Odessa blaze amid violence

In Ukraine, dozens of people have died in a fire amid violence in Odessa. The trade union building in the city centre was set ablaze, according to

In Ukraine, dozens of people have died in a fire amid violence in Odessa. The trade union building in the city centre was set ablaze, according to

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Odessa film festival underway

Odessa, the Ukranian port known as the Pearl of the Black Sea, is currently hosting its second international film festival. The organisers are

Odessa, the Ukranian port known as the Pearl of the Black Sea, is currently hosting its second international film festival. The organisers are