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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Battle rages amid east Ukraine’s bloodiest fighting in weeks
    Feb01

    Battle rages amid east Ukraine’s bloodiest fighting in weeks

    The deadliest flare-up in fighting in eastern Ukraine since December stretched into a third day as President Petro Poroshenko broke off a visit to Germany. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    UN Security Council “gravely concerned” over Ukraine violence outburst
    Feb01

    UN Security Council “gravely concerned” over Ukraine violence outburst

    In the press statement, Council members condemned the use of weapons prohibited by the Minsk agreements along the contact line in Donetsk region that lead to deaths and injuries, including among civilians. …read more Source:...

    UNSC calls for Ukraine ceasefire as clashes rage
    Feb01

    UNSC calls for Ukraine ceasefire as clashes rage

    The OSCE said the fighting was “of grave concern” while the US embassy tweeted that it was especially worried about “the 2,500 children who are without water, electricity and heat”. …read more Source: World...

    Europe Edition: Ukraine, François Fillon, Quebec: Your Wednesday Briefing
    Feb01

    Europe Edition: Ukraine, François Fillon, Quebec: Your Wednesday Briefing

    Here’s what you need to know to start your day. …read more Source: The New York...

    EU chair labels Trump a ‘threat’ as Europeans debate US ties
    Feb01

    EU chair labels Trump a ‘threat’ as Europeans debate US ties

    President of the European Council Donald Tusk speaks during a news conference in Tallinn, Estonia, on January 31, 2017. Photo: Reuters BRUSSELS: Donald Trump has joined Russia, China and radical Islam as a threat to the European Union, EU leaders were told on Tuesday by the man chairing a summit where they will debate relations with the United...

    The Ukrainian conflict is still ongoing, and getting worse
    Feb01

    The Ukrainian conflict is still ongoing, and getting worse

    Ukraine’s president cut a meeting in Germany short as the conflict with Russia ramps back up. …read more Source: USA...

    Germany’s Schulz calls Trump ‘un-American’, warns against lifting Russia sanctions
    Feb01

    Germany’s Schulz calls Trump ‘un-American’, warns against lifting Russia sanctions

    BERLIN – Germany’s center-left chancellor candidate Martin Schulz has criticized U.S. President Donald Trump’s policies as “un-American” and warned against lifting sanctions imposed against Russia over its role in the Ukraine crisis. In one of… …read more Source:...

    Why Putin needs Orbán
    Feb01

    Why Putin needs Orbán

    BUDAPEST — As Russian President Vladimir Putin prepares to make a rare trip to the European Union Thursday, his choice of destination — Hungary — reveals a shift in the Kremlin’s strategy in Europe following the inauguration of U.S. President Donald Trump. Putin has met with Hungarian Prime Minister...

    UN Security Council expresses ‘grave concern’ over Ukraine
    Feb01

    UN Security Council expresses ‘grave concern’ over Ukraine

    Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman walks during a visit to the government-held industrial town of Avdiyivka, Ukraine, on January 31, 2017. Photo: Reuters UNITED NATIONS: The UN Security Council expressed its “grave concern” on Tuesday over the “dangerous deterioration” in eastern Ukraine and called for a halt to the violence. “The...

    UN Security Council calls for return to Ukraine ceasefire
    Feb01

    UN Security Council calls for return to Ukraine ceasefire

    UNITED NATIONS: The UN Security Council unanimously called Tuesday for an immediate return to a ceasefire in Ukraine after three days of fighting left at least 13 dead. The council endorsed a Ukrainian-drafted statement that did not raise objections from Russia, after meeting behind closed doors to discuss the violence in east Ukraine. Council...