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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    This isn’t ‘information warfare’. It’s a battle between truth and falsehood
    Apr24

    This isn’t ‘information warfare’. It’s a battle between truth and falsehood

    The British government is responsible for the poisoning of Sergei and Yulia Skripal in Salisbury, then falsely accusing the Kremlin of the crime and killing two guinea pigs in order to cover up the damning evidence. Meanwhile, a purported chemical attack on civilians in the Syrian city of Douma was a hoax concocted by British agents in order to...

    Moldova Identifies Dozens of Fighters in Ukraine
    Apr24

    Moldova Identifies Dozens of Fighters in Ukraine

    Moldova’s intelligence service tells BIRN it has identified at least 62 people, mostly from the breakaway region of Transnistria, fighting for pro-Russian separatists in Eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Balkan...

    Some US Allies Caught in Crossfire of Sanctions on Russian Arms
    Apr24

    Some US Allies Caught in Crossfire of Sanctions on Russian Arms

    NEW DELHI — US sanctions on Russian military exports have put the brakes on a $6 billion deal with India and may derail the arms purchases of other US allies around Asia, experts say. Under a law that US President Donald Trump signed in August, any country trading with Russia’s defense and intelligence sectors will face sanctions. The law...

    Chinese carrier leads live fire drill in East China Sea
    Apr24

    Chinese carrier leads live fire drill in East China Sea

    BEIJING: China’s sole aircraft carrier has led a flotilla of naval vessels in a “live combat drill” in the East China Sea, state media reported Tuesday, the latest show of force by Beijing’s burgeoning navy. The official Xinhua news agency said the vessels “took part in anti-aircraft and anti-submarine warfare...

    Kazakhstan launches 72-hour visa-free regime in Astana, Almaty for Indian citizens flying local airlines
    Apr24

    Kazakhstan launches 72-hour visa-free regime in Astana, Almaty for Indian citizens flying local airlines

    The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. ASTANA – Indian citizens flying thorough Kazakhstan with local airlines can enjoy a 72-hour visa-free stopover in Astana and Almaty from April 23 until Dec. 31, according to a government decree signed April 10. Photo credit: today.kz. Air Astana offers daily...

    Ukraine to launch train from Riga via Vilnius, Minsk to Kiev, LG says talks ongoing  – The Baltic Times
    Apr24

    Ukraine to launch train from Riga via Vilnius, Minsk to Kiev, LG says talks ongoing – The Baltic Times

    VILNIUS – As Ukraine plans to soon launch a Kiev-Minsk-Vilnius-Riga passenger train, Lietuvos Gelezinkeliai (Lithuanian Railways) says neg…… …read more Source: The Baltic...

    Economic News in Brief
    Apr24

    Economic News in Brief

    The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. The growth of social and economic indicators of Astana and new approaches to tax administration allow the city to occupy a leading position in ensuring the growth of the state budget, 24.kz reports. According to the State Revenues Department of Astana, the...

    America’s Unsustainable Empire
    Apr24

    America’s Unsustainable Empire

    Before President Trump trashes the Iran nuclear deal, he might consider: if he could negotiate an identical deal with Kim Jong-un, it would astonish the world and win him the Nobel Peace Prize. For Iran has no nuclear bomb or ICBM and has never tested either. It has never enriched uranium to bomb grade. It has shipped 98 percent of its uranium...

    Some US allies caught in crossfire of sanctions on Russian arms
    Apr24

    Some US allies caught in crossfire of sanctions on Russian arms

    The Indian Air Force’s Russian-made Sukhoi-30 aircraft fly past during the Republic Day parade in New Delhi. (Reuters pic) NEW DELHI: US sanctions on Russian military exports have put the brakes on a $6 billion deal with India and may derail the arms purchases of other US allies around Asia, experts say. Under a law that US President Donald...

    ‘Enough is enough’: G7 ministers agree to call Russia out on ‘malign’ behaviour
    Apr24

    ‘Enough is enough’: G7 ministers agree to call Russia out on ‘malign’ behaviour

    TORONTO — Canada and its G7 partners are saying “enough is enough” to attacks by Russia and other authoritarian countries in their democratic institutions, Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland said Monday. Freeland concluded talks with her G7 counterparts by affirming an organized effort to respond to foreign meddling and the...