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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Tinker Tailor Hacker Spook
    Jan31

    Tinker Tailor Hacker Spook

    Reports about the arrest of cybersecurity officials offer up a classic Russian tale replete with multiple layers of subterfuge, deception, diversion, and embedded meaning. (The views expressed in this blog post do not necessarily reflect the views of RFE/RL.) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The grand global political lesson of the moment: we have no idea what’s possible
    Jan31

    The grand global political lesson of the moment: we have no idea what’s possible

    How the refugee crisis, Trump, and Brexit signal a world in flux. “What we thought was a given is no longer a given, and that’s alarming.” In this interview, I talk to Richard Haass, the president of the Council on Foreign Relations and the author of A World in Disarray: America’s Foreign Policy and the Crisis of the Old Order. I ask...

    Russia urges Ukraine to stop ‘armed provocations’ in eastern region
    Jan31

    Russia urges Ukraine to stop ‘armed provocations’ in eastern region

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – The Russian Foreign Ministry urged Kiev on Tuesday to halt “armed provocations” in the rebel-held regions of eastern Ukraine, which it said was “on the verge of humanitarian and ecological catastrophe”. …read more Source: Libya...

    Ukraine clashes rage for third day
    Jan31

    Ukraine clashes rage for third day

    Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian forces were locked in fighting for a third straight day Tuesday at a flashpoint town that left thousands shivering without power and sparked renewed EU concern about security in its backyard. …read more Source: Iran...

    EU Condemns Ukraine Clashes
    Jan31

    EU Condemns Ukraine Clashes

    The European Union on Tuesday condemned recent clashes in eastern Ukraine between pro-Russian rebels and government forces, calling the fighting a “blatant violation” of the Minsk truce. “The intense fighting around Avdiivka in the last few days, involving heavy shelling with proscribed weapons and leading to a considerable number of...

    Russia urges Ukraine to stop ‘armed provocations’ in eastern region
    Jan31

    Russia urges Ukraine to stop ‘armed provocations’ in eastern region

    …read more Source: The Jerusalem...

    The Russian Military’s Super Weapon of Choice: The ‘Big Guns’
    Jan31

    The Russian Military’s Super Weapon of Choice: The ‘Big Guns’

    Robert Beckhusen Security, And why Ukraine should worry. One of the most characteristically Russian methods of warfighting is the heavy use of artillery. In Syria, Russian artillery gave a boost to a Syrian army badly depleted by years of heavy fighting. In eastern Ukraine, combined Russian-separatist forces continue to exchange artillery fire...

    China, Russia, Trump administration statements on EU chief?s ?threats? list
    Jan31

    China, Russia, Trump administration statements on EU chief?s ?threats? list

    EU chief Donald Tusk hit out Tuesday at “worrying” statements by the administration of Donald Trump, saying Washington´s new stance was among a series of “threats,” along with China, Russia and radicalism. Tusk said in a letter to EU leaders ahead of a summit in Malta that the bloc must take “spectacular steps”...

    Meet ‘VKgoeswild,’ Ukraine’s Classical Pianist-Turned Rocker
    Jan31

    Meet ‘VKgoeswild,’ Ukraine’s Classical Pianist-Turned Rocker

    Source: YouTube. By the time she was in kindergarten, Viktoriya Yermolyeva’s parents knew she had a rare talent. Recognizing her perfect pitch and prodigious skill on the piano, they quickly enrolled her in a a special school to be trained as a classical pianist and signed her up for countless competitions and concerts. But over time, the...

    Ukraine clashes ‘blatant violation’ of Minsk accords: EU (AFP)
    Jan31

    Ukraine clashes ‘blatant violation’ of Minsk accords: EU (AFP)

    Brussels (AFP) – The EU said Tuesday an upsurge in fighting between pro-Russian rebels and government forces in eastern Ukraine is an outright breach of the Minsk truce accords, which are tied to sanctions against Moscow. …read more Source: The West...