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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014.
By United Press International

Ukrainian opposition leader hurt as protesters try to stop police van

KIEV, Ukraine, Jan. 11 (UPI) -- A Ukrainian opposition leader has been hospitalized after being severely beaten in clashes between anti-government protesters and police, authorities say.
Another statue of Lenin toppled in Ukraine

Another statue of Lenin toppled in Ukraine

KIEV, Ukraine, Jan. 4 (UPI) -- A statue of Russian revolutionary leader Vladimir Lenin was toppled in southern Ukraine in what police Saturday said was an ongoing wave of vandalism.
Secretary Kerry expresses "disgust" over Ukrainian crackdown on protestors

Secretary Kerry expresses "disgust" over Ukrainian crackdown on protestors

Dec. 11 (UPI) -- Secretary of State John Kerry issued a statement in response to the situation in the Ukraine, where the government responded aggressively to protestors early Wednesday morning in the capital.
JC Finley

British government issues travel warning for Ukraine

LONDON, Dec. 10 (UPI) -- The British government Tuesday warned its citizens who may be in Ukraine to avoid demonstrations in Kiev because of the potential for violence.
Biden calls Ukrainian president

Biden calls Ukrainian president

Dec. 10 (UPI) -- Vice President Joe Biden telephoned Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich Monday to express his "deep concern" about the potential for violence in Ukraine, where demonstrators have been protesting since November 21 against the president's decision not to sign a trade deal with the European Union.
JC Finley
Ukrainian opposition offices raided

Ukrainian opposition offices raided

Dec. 10 (UPI) -- Ukrainian opposition Batkivshina Political Party headquarters were raided by masked men yesterday.
JC Finley

Ukrainian police set up perimeter around Kiev protest site

KIEV, Ukraine, Dec. 9 (UPI) -- Ukrainian authorities closed three Kiev subway stations nearest the mass demonstrations against President Viktor Yanukovych's regime Monday, officials said.

Barroso: EU stands in solidarity with Ukrainians

BRUSSELS, Dec. 9 (UPI) -- President of the European Commission Jose Manuel Barroso said Monday members of the European Union have a duty to stand by the people of Ukraine.

Protests continue in Kiev

Dec. 9 (UPI) --Protesters in Ukraine's capital city Kiev, smashed a statue of former Soviet leader Vladimir Lenin and brought the pieces to the center of the capital after Sunday's anti-government protests.
Justin Salhani
Ukrainian protesters topple Lenin statue [VIDEO]

Ukrainian protesters topple Lenin statue [VIDEO]

Dec. 9 (UPI)-- Protesters in Kiev brought down a statue of Soviet hero Vladimir Lenin on Sunday, the latest action by demonstrators opposed to the Ukrainian government's decision to move away from the European Union and closer to Russia.
JC Finley
Protesters topple Lenin statue in Kiev

Protesters topple Lenin statue in Kiev

KIEV, Ukraine, Dec. 8 (UPI) -- Demonstrators toppled a statue of Bolshevik leader Vladimir Lenin Sunday to protest Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych's move to align with Russia.
Suzanne Somers' anti-Obamacare piece requires multiple corrections

Suzanne Somers' anti-Obamacare piece requires multiple corrections

NEW YORK, Oct. 28 (UPI) -- An op-ed piece by TV actress turned self-help author Suzanne Somers criticizing the U.S. Affordable Care Act required three corrections after posting Monday.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Tuesday, May 7, 2013.
By United Press International

Russians becoming more moderate on views of Vladimir Lenin

MOSCOW, April 21 (UPI) -- Russians have a more moderate view of late Communist leader Vladimir Lenin now than they did in previous years, a poll found.

Russia celebrates Biblionight

MOSCOW, April 20 (UPI) -- The Russian State Library opened its archives to visitors as it stayed open for Biblionight.

Russian fossil named after Lenin

ULYANOVSK, Russia, March 30 (UPI) -- Russian scientists said they named a prehistoric fossil Leninia stellans after Vladimir Lenin, a hero of Russia's Communist revolution.

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Chavez embalming hits a snag

Chavez embalming hits a snag

CARACAS, Venezuela, March 14 (UPI) -- After hitting a snag, Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez's body may not be embalmed and put on permanent display as planned, acting President Nicolas Maduro said.

Protesters tear down Lenin statue

KIEV, Ukraine, Feb. 16 (UPI) -- Police have charged activists who dismantled a statue of communist revolutionary Vladimir Lenin in the Sumy region of Ukraine, officials said.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Monday, Jan. 21, 2013
By United Press International

Giving Islamists the rope to hang us

HERNDON, Va., Jan. 8 (UPI) -- Has political correctness encroached on the trial of U.S. Army Maj. Nidal Hasan, who is accused of the Fort Hood, Texas, shootings?
JAMES ZUMWALT, UPI Outside View Commentator

Lenin's mausoleum under repair

MOSCOW, Jan. 4 (UPI) -- The mausoleum holding the remains of Russian Communist leader Vladimir Lenin will stay hidden under a white domed tent while a leaning problem is remedied.

Ulan-Bator removes Lenin statue

ULAN-BATOR, Mongolia, Oct. 14 (UPI) -- The last bronze statue of Vladimir Lenin was removed from the Mongolian capital Ulan-Bator Sunday as the city's mayor denounced communism.

Family says Georgian woman dies at 132

SACHINO, Georgia, Oct. 9 (UPI) -- A resident of the nation of Georgia believed to be the oldest woman on earth has died at the age of 132, her family said.
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