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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Britain, US sending planes, troops to deter Russia in the east
    Oct27

    Britain, US sending planes, troops to deter Russia in the east

    Britain said on Wednesday it will send fighter jets to Romania next year and the United States promised troops, tanks and artillery to Poland in NATO’s biggest military build-up on Russia’s borders since the Cold War.Germany, Canada and other NATO allies also pledged forces at a defense ministers meeting in Brussels on the same day...

    [Ticker] Yazidi activists scoop EU rights prize
    Oct27

    [Ticker] Yazidi activists scoop EU rights prize

    Nadia Murad Basee and Lamiya Ali Bashar, two women from the Yazidi minority in Syria, who were made into sex slaves by the jihadist group Islamic State, and who now campaign for Yazidi rights, have won this year’s European Parliament Sakharov prize for freedom of thought. Mustafa Dzhemilev, the leader-in-exile of Crimea’s Tatar...

    Emails Show High-Level Putin Aide Kept Contact With Separatists in Ukraine
    Oct27

    Emails Show High-Level Putin Aide Kept Contact With Separatists in Ukraine

    Hacked emails connected to a top aide of Russian President Vladimir Putin show that the Kremlin official kept in contact with separatists during the time that Russia annexed Crimea. The Ukrainian group “Cyber Hunta” released a trove of emails on Tuesday associated with Vladislav Surkov, the Putin aide. The emails cover September 2013 to November...

    Business support organisations from Eastern Partnership (EaP) countries and the European Union (EU) discussed challenges they face
    Oct27

    Business support organisations from Eastern Partnership (EaP) countries and the European Union (EU) discussed challenges they face

    More than 100 business support organisations from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine and the EU Member States gathered in Yerevan today for the East Invest 2 conference to discuss private sector’s engagement in policymaking across the Eastern Partnership … …read more Source:...

    Russia dismisses hacked emails showing ties between Kremlin and Ukraine rebels as a sham, because Putin aide ‘doesn’t use email’
    Oct27
    IOC: Six medallists fail reanalysed Beijing tests
    Oct27

    IOC: Six medallists fail reanalysed Beijing tests

    The latest batch takes the total of positive tests to 60 from 1,243 reanalysed samples. Six medallists from the 2008 Beijing Olympics were among nine competitors to fail drug tests as part of an International Olympic Committee campaign of retesting stored samples, it was announced Wednesday.The list of athletes to have their medals stripped...

    Winner Of EU’s Sakharov Rights Prize To Be Announced
    Oct27

    Winner Of EU’s Sakharov Rights Prize To Be Announced

    The European Parliament is set to announce this year’s winner of the prestigious Sakharov human rights prize. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    U.S. and Britain Pledge to Send Planes, Troops and Tanks to Eastern Europe
    Oct27

    U.S. and Britain Pledge to Send Planes, Troops and Tanks to Eastern Europe

    NATO allies including the U.S., Britain and Canada pledged Wednesday to deploy forces, tanks, jets and artillery in Eastern Europe amid escalating tensions with Russia. Following a NATO defense ministers meeting in Brussels, Britain announced it would send fighter jets to Romania in 2017, while the U.S. promised tanks, artillery and more than 900...

    Poroshenko: Ukraine to continue to support Azerbaijan’s just position
    Oct27

    Poroshenko: Ukraine to continue to support Azerbaijan’s just position

    Ukraine favors the settlement of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict within the territorial integrity of Azerbaijan. …read more Source:...

    Emails released by hackers show ties between Kremlin, Ukraine rebels
    Oct27

    Emails released by hackers show ties between Kremlin, Ukraine rebels

    A group of Ukrainian hackers has released thousands of emails from an account used by a senior Kremlin official that appear to show close financial and political ties between Moscow and separatist rebels in Eastern Ukraine. The cache published by the Ukrainian group CyberHunta reveals contacts between President Vladimir Putin’s adviser...