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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Donald Trump ‘actively reviewing’ whether to arm Ukraine
    Aug25

    Donald Trump ‘actively reviewing’ whether to arm Ukraine

    Description US soldiers march during a military parade in Kiev on Thursday to celebrate Ukrainian Independence Day Credits Genya Savilov/AFP/Getty Images Alt Text US soldiers march during a military parade in Kiev The US reasserts its support for Kiev ahead of huge Russian …read more Source: The...

    North Korean spies were tricked into stealing fake missile plans
    Aug25

    North Korean spies were tricked into stealing fake missile plans

    They just couldn’t resist. Two North Korean spies were caught on camera stealing what they thought were top-secret missile designs — giddily snapping pictures of the plans — which in reality, were completely fake. The gullible government agents were tricked by authorities in Ukraine during a 2011 sting operation, according to CNN. Officials...

    2 Injured in Explosion in Central Kyiv, Police Says
    Aug25

    2 Injured in Explosion in Central Kyiv, Police Says

    Two people were injured by an explosion in the center of Kyiv, Ukraine’s capital, on Independence Day, police said on Thursday. The blast occurred at 1406 (1106 GMT), police said in a statement, giving no more details. The local television … …read more Source:...

    On its 26th birthday Ukraine lobbies Ottawa and Washington for lethal defensive weapons
    Aug25

    On its 26th birthday Ukraine lobbies Ottawa and Washington for lethal defensive weapons

    As Ukraine marked its 26th Independence Day with a military parade meant to showcase its growing strength and ties to the West, it also signalled that while it appreciates strong statements of support from allies like Ottawa and Washington, Kyiv needs sophisticated Western weaponry to protect itself. U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis signalled on...

    Two million Britons are ‘problem’ or ‘at risk’ gamblers
    Aug25

    Two million Britons are ‘problem’ or ‘at risk’ gamblers

    Credits Christopher Furlong/Getty Images Alt Text Gaming chips at Blackpool’s Fylde College Gaming School Gambling Commission says more needs to be done to tackle rising addiction level One-Minute Read Friday, August 25, 2017 – 6:30am …read more Source: The...

    Berlin Expects New Donbass Truce to Be Effective
    Aug25

    Berlin Expects New Donbass Truce to Be Effective

    BERLIN (Sputnik) — Berlin hopes that the new ceasefire agreement in Ukraine’s eastern Donbass region will work effectively and be “more than a verbal statement,” German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said Thursday in a statement, published on the ministry’s website. On Wednesday, the Trilateral Contact Group on Ukraine held a meeting...

    Ukraine’s reform activists are under attack

    Making a fist of fighting corruption “AUTHORITIES confirm they’ve made progress in an investigation into the finances of anti-corruption activist Vitaliy Shabunin,” drones the anchor of an American television network, News24, in a clip recently shared across Ukrainian social media. There is only one problem: there is no News24, and the...

    With Mattis’ Visit to Ukraine on Its Independence Day, the US Sends a Message to Moscow
    Aug25

    With Mattis’ Visit to Ukraine on Its Independence Day, the US Sends a Message to Moscow

    KYIV, Ukraine—A nation doesn’t always reveal its pride or its undying hope for a better future through military parades and presidential speeches. Sometimes, it’s a 40-year-old combat veteran standing rigid in his military fatigues, a medal pinned to his chest, bowing his head in remembrance of fallen comrades while tears run down his...

    Two million Britons are ‘problem’ or ‘at risk’ gamblers
    Aug25

    Two million Britons are ‘problem’ or ‘at risk’ gamblers

    Credits Christopher Furlong/Getty Images Alt Text Gaming chips at Blackpool’s Fylde College Gaming School Gambling Commission says more needs to be done to tackle rising addiction level One-Minute Read Friday, August 25, 2017 – 6:30am …read more Source: The...

    Jim Mattis, in Ukraine, Says U.S. Is Thinking of Sending Weapons
    Aug25

    Jim Mattis, in Ukraine, Says U.S. Is Thinking of Sending Weapons

    The Pentagon chief stressed that the nonlethal weapons would only be supplied to defend Ukraine against Russian aggression. …read more Source: The New York...