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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    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 at silencing criticism of Moscow’s seizure of Crimea from Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Uzbekistan expands export deliveries to Ukraine
    Jan26

    Uzbekistan expands export deliveries to Ukraine

    Business circles of Uzbekistan and Ukraine signed bilateral agreements in the diplomatic mission of Uzbekistan in Kiev, aimed at increasing the volume of exports of the Uzbek producers. …read more Source:...

    Crimean Tatar lawyer held over ‘extremist propaganda’ (AFP)
    Jan26

    Crimean Tatar lawyer held over ‘extremist propaganda’ (AFP)

    Simferopol (AFP) – Russian authorities in annexed Crimea on Thursday detained a Tatar lawyer for allegedly spreading “extremist propaganda”, activists said, the latest step in an official crackdown on the pro-Ukraine Muslim community. …read more Source: The West...

    Lukashenko calls to join efforts to solve difficult tasks in economy
    Jan26

    Lukashenko calls to join efforts to solve difficult tasks in economy

    “We did not have to pay much for independence: all nations fought, our brotherly Ukraine is fighting today. We will not be dragged into fighting. Belarus is a peace-loving nation. Maybe, God set these difficult tasks for us to understand what independence is. Only by joint efforts we can prevail. Thank God, the economy is the main field of our...

    The Morning Vertical, January 26, 2017
    Jan26

    The Morning Vertical, January 26, 2017

    Your daily roundup. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russian-Imposed Authorities Target Alleged Islamic Group Members In Crimea
    Jan26

    Russian-Imposed Authorities Target Alleged Islamic Group Members In Crimea

    The Russian-imposed authorities in Crimea said that security forces were conducting an operation targeting alleged members of Hizb ut-Tahrir, an Islamic group that is banned in Russia. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    [Ticker] EU upholds sanctions on Russian missile-maker
    Jan26

    [Ticker] EU upholds sanctions on Russian missile-maker

    The EU’s top court rejected a bid by Russian arms maker Almaz-Antey to lift sanctions imposed in connection with the conflict in eastern Ukraine. Almaz-Antey, the makers of Buk missiles, one of which brought down Malaysian Airlines’ flight MH17 over eastern Ukraine in 2014, was targeted by EU sanctions for undermining the territorial...

    Polish FM demands inquiry over vandalism at WWII memorials in Ukraine
    Jan26

    Polish FM demands inquiry over vandalism at WWII memorials in Ukraine

    Speaking over the phone with his Ukrainian counterpart, Poland’s foreign minister demanded an inquiry into vandalism that has taken place at a WWII memorial in central Ukraine. …read more Source: Polskie...

    The civil service doesn’t have the skills to negotiate Brexit
    Jan26

    The civil service doesn’t have the skills to negotiate Brexit

    ©NICHOLAS KRAUSE/NEWZULU/PA Images : Brexit—the biggest challenge the civil service has ever faced? In her speech last week, Prime Minister Theresa May set out the broad outline for Brexit negotiations and one day soon the starting gun will be fired. The course that we are on concerns me because I believe that the civil service does not currently...

    Ukraine Demands Say in Any Russia-US Talks to End Conflict on Its Territory
    Jan26

    Ukraine Demands Say in Any Russia-US Talks to End Conflict on Its Territory

    BERLIN – Ukraine must have a say in any deal struck between Russia and the United States aimed at ending violence in eastern Ukraine, its deputy foreign minister said on Wednesday. Ukraine, which ha …read more Source: Big News...