: :inin Kyiv (EET)

Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Russia and Ukraine on brink of WAR: Kremlin warns neighbours of ‘FRIGHTENING’ conflict
    Nov29

    Russia and Ukraine on brink of WAR: Kremlin warns neighbours of ‘FRIGHTENING’ conflict

    A SENIOR Russian politician has threatened neighbouring Ukraine with a “frightening and undesirable” war unless it shelves plans to hold a missile test over Crimea. …read more Source:...

    Ahead of talks, France says West must stand firm on Russia sanctions
    Nov29

    Ahead of talks, France says West must stand firm on Russia sanctions

    MINSK (Reuters) – French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault said on Tuesday that Europe must stand firm on sanctions against Russia because lifting them would undermine efforts to end the violence in eastern Ukraine. The post Ahead of talks, France says West must stand firm on Russia sanctions appeared first on LIBYA NEWS TODAY. …read more...

    Putin’s Bikers Ask Him to Give National Crest a Soviet Makeover
    Nov29

    Putin’s Bikers Ask Him to Give National Crest a Soviet Makeover

    Russia’s motorcycle gang, often known as “Putin’s bikers”, are calling on the Russian president to give the national crest a Soviet makeover. The “Night Wolves”, who travel around Russia and Europe several times a year, have become notorious and influential advocates of a pro-Kremlin brand of Russian nationalism, mixing...

    Bulgaria invites German companies to move business to Bulgaria
    Nov29

    Bulgaria invites German companies to move business to Bulgaria

    During a meeting with representatives of the Eastern Committee of German Economy, Bulgarian Deputy Ministers of Economy, Daniela Vezieva and Lyuben Petrov, presented opportunities for expanding investments and trade between Bulgaria and Germany. A trend exists for German companies who plan to withdraw their investments from China and Turkey to...

    How Did It Come to This?
    Nov29

    How Did It Come to This?

    The incoming Trump Administration faces rockier relations with Moscow than any new U.S. President since Ronald Reagan in 1981. As Thomas Graham and Matthew Rojansky have aptly noted, America’s Russia policy has failed. This failure runs deeper than Russian challenges to U.S. interests in Ukraine or Syria, and responsibility does not lie at...

    Russians Want Closer Ties With the U.S.
    Nov29

    Russians Want Closer Ties With the U.S.

    The majority of Russians are backing closer ties with the West in the second-highest numbers since Vladimir Putin came to power, Russian independent pollster Levada Center reports. Russia’s relationship with the U.S. and other Western states has considerably deteriorated over the last three years, with Moscow and Washington falling on...

    Massive Chernobyl Shield Moves Into Place
    Nov29

    Massive Chernobyl Shield Moves Into Place

    A huge structure built to confine the radiation from the exploded Chernobyl nuclear reactor has been slotted into place in Ukraine. The world’s largest land-based moving building — 275 meters wide,108 meters tall, weighing 31,000 tons — slid into position over hydraulic tracks on November 29. (EBRD/Novaka via AP) …read...

    OSCE PA’s economic and environmental committee leaders applaud historic effort to contain Chernobyl contamination
    Nov29

    OSCE PA’s economic and environmental committee leaders applaud historic effort to contain Chernobyl contamination

    COPENHAGEN, 29 November 2016 – Welcoming the unveiling of a giant new dome being placed over Chernobyl nuclear power plant’s fourth reactor in Ukraine – the site 30 years ago of the worst accident in the history of nuclear power … …read more Source:...

    Massive $2.1B shelter built over exploded Chornobyl reactor to stop radiation from seeping through
    Nov29

    Massive $2.1B shelter built over exploded Chornobyl reactor to stop radiation from seeping through

    CHORNOBYL, Ukraine — A massive shelter has finally been installed over the exploded reactor at the Chornobyl nuclear plant, one of the most ambitious engineering projects in the world. The half-cylinder-shaped shelter began being moved toward the reactor on a system of hydraulic jacks two weeks ago and reached its destination Tuesday, a...

    Ousted Ukrainian President Called to Answer Treason Charges
    Nov29

    Ousted Ukrainian President Called to Answer Treason Charges

    Ukraine’s prosecutor general has accused the ousted President Viktor Yanukovych of treason, after the former leader made his first witness testimony to a Ukrainian court since the street protests that toppled him almost three years ago. Yanukovych, who has not been back to Ukraine since fleeing for Russia in 2014, spoke to the court by...