Is he serious? Comedian wins Ukraine presidency in landslide

Is he serious? Comedian wins Ukraine presidency in landslide

by WorldTribune Staff, April 23, 2019 Before the April 21 vote, comedian Volodymyr Zelensky could always say “I’m not the president of Ukraine, but I played him on TV.” Now – Zelensky can also say he’s the president of Ukraine. Zelensky won in a landslide victory over President Petro Poroshenko in Ukraine’s April 21 runoff […]

Russia fires at, seizes Ukraine ships in Black Sea

Russia fires at, seizes Ukraine ships in Black Sea

by WorldTribune Staff, November 26, 2018 Russian naval forces on Nov. 25 opened fire on and captured three Ukrainian ships in the Black Sea off the coast of Crimea. The Ukranian navy reported that three of its sailors were wounded after two artillery boats were hit by the Russian strikes. Russia also detained 23 Ukrainian […]

Russian court sentences Ukrainian pilot to 22 years

Russian court sentences Ukrainian pilot to 22 years

Special to WorldTribune.com A former Ukrainian pilot was sentenced to 22 years in prison after being convicted for allegedly taking part in the murder of two Russian journalists. Nadezhda Savchenko burst into song and chanted “Glory to Ukraine!” upon hearing the verdict. Ukrainian spectators in the court, in the Russian town of Donetsk near the […]