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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    For EU, Poland is not yet lost
    Nov23

    For EU, Poland is not yet lost

    GDAŃSK, Poland — Poland’s de facto ruler, Jarosław Kaczyński, is betting he can get away with emasculating his country’s constitutional court without incurring European Union sanctions. To be sure, things are looking up for the conservative nationalist. Under President Barack Obama, the United States joined the EU in criticizing the...

    US-Iranian citizen convicted in US for trying to buy missiles for Iran
    Nov23

    US-Iranian citizen convicted in US for trying to buy missiles for Iran

    A dual citizen of Iran and the United States was found guilty on Tuesday on charges that he tried to help acquire surface-to-air missiles and aircraft components for the government of Iran in violation of US sanctions. Reza Olangian, 56, was convicted by a federal jury in Manhattan on all four counts he faced, including conspiring to acquire and...

    Burmese govt named & shamed as landmine user
    Nov23

    Burmese govt named & shamed as landmine user

    The number of people killed or injured by landmines across the world reached a 10-year high last year, driven by a spike in improvised devices planted by militant groups like the Islamic State, researchers said on Tuesday. Casualties caused by landmines, victim-activated explosive devices and unexploded weapons left behind after war totalled...

    Donor At The Center Of A Clinton Pay-To-Play Scandal Also Gave To Trump’s Foundation
    Nov22

    Donor At The Center Of A Clinton Pay-To-Play Scandal Also Gave To Trump’s Foundation

    WASHINGTON ― After Donald Trump launched his presidential campaign, his foundation received a generous donation from a Ukrainian oligarch whose donations to the Clinton Foundation sparked accusations that Hillary Clinton engaged in an ethically murky mix of philanthropy and politics. The information became public on Tuesday, with the publication...

    Maintaining the calm after the storm
    Nov22

    Maintaining the calm after the storm

    November 23, 2016 5:00 AMUkrainian National Guard members walking past a woman wearing a colourful costume as they patrolled near Independence Square in Kiev yesterday, following a night of violence by activists of some far-right Ukrainian parties. …read more Source: The Straits...

    Ukraine Releases Video Of Detained Russia Soldiers As Kyiv, Moscow Trade Accusations
    Nov22

    Ukraine Releases Video Of Detained Russia Soldiers As Kyiv, Moscow Trade Accusations

    Ukrainian authorities have released a video showing what they say was the detention of two military deserters who had defected to Russia, escalating a standoff between Kyiv and Moscow over the fate of …read more Source: Big News...

    Two Chinese companies plan to build solar power plants inside the Chornobyl exclusion zone
    Nov22

    Two Chinese companies plan to build solar power plants inside the Chornobyl exclusion zone

    Two Chinese companies have put together plans to build massive solar capture plants inside the Chornobyl* exclusion zone — the area of Ukraine that’s still mostly uninhabited after the 1986 Chornobyl nuclear plant disaster in the town of Pripyat. “There will be remarkable social benefits and economic ones as we try to renovate the once...

    Landmine Casualties Increased Sharply In 2015
    Nov22

    Landmine Casualties Increased Sharply In 2015

    The number of casualties from landmines and similar explosives rose sharply last year to the highest level in a decade, a monitoring group said in a report issued on November 22. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine Releases Video Of Detained Russia Soldiers As Kyiv, Moscow Trade Accusations
    Nov22

    Ukraine Releases Video Of Detained Russia Soldiers As Kyiv, Moscow Trade Accusations

    Ukrainian authorities have released a video showing what they say was the detention of two military deserters who had defected to Russia, escalating a standoff between Kyiv and Moscow over the fate of the two men. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine detains two Russian soldiers near Crimean border
    Nov22

    Ukraine detains two Russian soldiers near Crimean border

    …read more Source: The...