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    Ukraine clashes raise militia question
    Jul15

    Ukraine clashes raise militia question

    Clashes raise questions over Ukraine’s Right Sector …read more Source:...

    Russian Consumer Group Raises Hell by Warning Tourists Against Traveling to Crimea
    Jul14

    Russian Consumer Group Raises Hell by Warning Tourists Against Traveling to Crimea

    The consumer rights group OZPP says traveling to Crimea without Kyiv’s permission could result in serious legal problems. Image edited by Kevin Rothrock Last month, Russian federal censors blacklisted a travel advisory published online by a consumer protection group known as OZPP on charges of extremism. Officials targeted OZPP because it...

    Children Increasingly Becoming the Spoils of War
    Jul14

    Children Increasingly Becoming the Spoils of War

    Former child soldiers enlisted by Al Shabaab are handed over to the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) after their capture by forces of the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM). Credit: UN Photo/Tobin JonesBy Beatriz CiordiaUNITED NATIONS, Jul 14 2015 (IPS)Whether in Palestine, Ukraine or Somalia, wars result in millions of children...

    Tensions rising in Ukraine as far-right militia’s boobytraps injure two police
    Jul14

    Tensions rising in Ukraine as far-right militia’s boobytraps injure two police

    Attempt by President Poroshenko to crack down on smuggling and Right Sector nationalist fighters after shootout in Mukacheve met with double bombingBooby-trap explosions have injured two police officers in western Ukraine, further raising tensions in the region after a shootout with nationalists at the weekend left two men dead.The continued...

    Up to 1.3 million in parched Ukraine face water crisis: UNICEF
    Jul14

    Up to 1.3 million in parched Ukraine face water crisis: UNICEF

    LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Up to 1.3 million people in war-torn eastern Ukraine are facing acute water shortages and a serious water crisis due to damaged or destroyed infrastructure, the United Nations children’s agency UNICEF said on Tuesday. …read more Source:...

    Imperial ambitions push Europe to limits
    Jul14

    Imperial ambitions push Europe to limits

    Ukraine crisis tests credibility of implied promises of political, economic and military support …read more Source: Financial...

    Another session of negotiations on Ukraine over in Minsk
    Jul14

    Another session of negotiations on Ukraine over in Minsk

    Results of the 14 July session will be revealed during the next meeting of the trilateral contact group OSCE-Russia-Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Russian Social Networks Start Courting Russian Users Sick of Censorship on Facebook
    Jul14

    Russian Social Networks Start Courting Russian Users Sick of Censorship on Facebook

    Russian social networks try to court Russian users who have opted for American websites. (VKontakte is sometimes represented as a cartoon dog.) Image by Kevin Rothrock. In the latest episode of Facebook’s drama with users in Russia and Ukraine, the network suspended accounts and deleted several posts belonging to a handful of prominent...

    [Ticker] Sefcovic hopes for autumn Ukraine-Russia gas deal
    Jul14

    [Ticker] Sefcovic hopes for autumn Ukraine-Russia gas deal

    EU energy commissioner Sefcovic said Tuesday he hopes a Ukraine-Russia deal on gas can be concluded this autumn. After trilateral negotiations broke down two weeks ago, the EU will first hold bilateral talks. The EU is also “working very closely with international financial institutions” to help Ukraine purchase gas. …read more...

    Yordan Bozhilov: “Bulgaria is not directly threatened by the situation in Ukraine or the Middle East”
    Jul14

    Yordan Bozhilov: “Bulgaria is not directly threatened by the situation in Ukraine or the Middle East”

    On 13-15 July, Sofia hosts a Summer Academy in leadership within the framework of the Sofia Security Forum. This NGO is a platform for research and discussion of topical issues in the field of international and national security. Its chairman and analyst at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Yordan Bozhilov, commented in an interview for Radio...

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