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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    In the Baltics, waiting for history to start up again
    Jan27

    In the Baltics, waiting for history to start up again

    VILNIUS, Lithuania — A large plaque located in a central square in Lithuania’s capital city enshrines a phrase uttered by U.S. President George W. Bush during a visit in 2002: “Anyone who would choose Lithuania as an enemy has also made an enemy of the United States of America.” It’s a...

    Armenian cognac and PACE Azerbaijani delegate’s ‘remission of sins’
    Jan27

    Armenian cognac and PACE Azerbaijani delegate’s ‘remission of sins’

    At the winter plenary session of the Parliamentary Assembly of Council of Europe (PACE) when Ukrainian delegate Volodymyr Ariyev’s report “Attack on Journalists and Free Speech in Media in Europe” was passed with 100 votes “pro” and 15 “cons”, it was followed by … …read more Source:...

    Ukraine Condemns Nazi Graffiti On Gravestones At Cemetery Outside Kyiv
    Jan27

    Ukraine Condemns Nazi Graffiti On Gravestones At Cemetery Outside Kyiv

    Unidentified vandals have spray-painted Nazi graffiti at a memorial cemetery in Ukraine where some Poles are buried. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    British PM Theresa May: Engage With Putin ‘But Beware’
    Jan27

    British PM Theresa May: Engage With Putin ‘But Beware’

    The West should engage with Russia but remain wary about Moscow’s intentions, British Prime Minister Theresa May said on January 26 ahead of a meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump in Philadelphia. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine: Reflections on the Maidan Revolution, a Voyage to Odessa, Donald Trump, Trans-Atlantic Disarray and Ironies of “Western Modernity”
    Jan27

    Ukraine: Reflections on the Maidan Revolution, a Voyage to Odessa, Donald Trump, Trans-Atlantic Disarray and Ironies of “Western Modernity”

    Aghast at the rise of Donald Trump and the slow disintegration of the European Union, many Ukrainians may certainly wonder about the legacy of Maidan. Foremost in the minds of many revolutionaries who sought to topple the unpopular government of Viktor Yanukovych was the overarching need to bring Ukraine into line with supposedly western...

    Nazi hunter says hundreds could still be at large
    Jan27

    Nazi hunter says hundreds could still be at large

    JERUSALEM: Hundreds or even thousands of Nazi war crimes suspects could still be at large, one of the world’s leading experts on the matter said Thursday, ahead of International Holocaust Remembrance Day. Efraim Zuroff said he expected a spike in convictions in the coming years despite most suspects being in their 90s, but admitted most...

    Theresa May: Trump’s Victory Rooted in ‘The Hopes and Aspirations of Working Men and Women’
    Jan27

    Theresa May: Trump’s Victory Rooted in ‘The Hopes and Aspirations of Working Men and Women’

    British Prime Minister Theresa May made it clear during her foreign policy speech to Republican lawmakers in Philadelphia on Thursday that she hopes to forge a strong relationship with President Trump. “It is in our interests–those of Britain and America together–to stand strong together to defend our values, our interests, and the very ideas in...

    Vladimir Putin proposes development of robotic weapons in Russia
    Jan27

    Vladimir Putin proposes development of robotic weapons in Russia

    Moscow, Jan 27 : Russian President Vladimir Putin has proposed the development of robotic weapons by his country’s arms companies to radically change the entire arms system for the conventional armed forces. During a meeting of the Russian military-industrial commission, Putin explained that the development of autonomous robotic systems is...

    Russia Urged To Drop Charges Against Crimean Journalist
    Jan26

    Russia Urged To Drop Charges Against Crimean Journalist

    Human rights advocates and European lawmakers are calling on Russia to drop criminal charges against Mykola Semena, an RFE/RL contributor who is accused of separatism in a case supporters say is aimed …read more Source: Big News...

    Even with new leader, Germany’s SPD will struggle to take power
    Jan26

    Even with new leader, Germany’s SPD will struggle to take power

    Germany’s Social Democrats (SPD) may look reinvigorated with a new leader, Martin Schulz, set to take on conservative Angela Merkel in September’s election, but their chances of leading a left-wing coalition to oust the chancellor remain slim.The surprise leadership switch has given the SPD a psychological boost by ending months of...