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New York Times: Qadhafi's Ukrainian connections

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Nov. 29, 2010 12:59
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In this July 25, 2007 file photo, Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi, right, and French President Nicolas Sarkozy, unseen, stand during the singing of National anthems at the Bab Azizia Palace in Tripoli. The classified diplomatic cables released by online whistle-blower WikiLeaks and reported on by The New York Times reported that Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi was described as erratic and in the near constant company of a Ukrainian nurse who was described in one cable as "a voluptuous blonde." (AP Photo/Michel Euler, File)
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The Wikileaks release of more than 250,000 secret and otherwise non-public U.S. Embassy diplomatic cables is starting to reverberate around the globe. They describe the volatile Libyan leader Muammar Qadhafi as rarely without the companionship of “his senior Ukrainian nurse,” described as “a voluptuous blonde” named Galyna Kolotnytska. Read the story here. People can read the cables as they are downloaded here.
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