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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    What Facebook Did to American Democracy
    Oct12

    What Facebook Did to American Democracy

    In the media world, as in so many other realms, there is a sharp discontinuity in the timeline: before the 2016 election, and after.Things we thought we understood—narratives, data, software, news events—have had to be reinterpreted in light of Donald Trump’s surprising win as well as the continuing questions about the role that...

    Russia unveils new Crimea-themed bank note
    Oct12

    Russia unveils new Crimea-themed bank note

    Russia’s central bank has presented a new banknote showing the Crimean naval city of Sevastopol and the Greek and Roman ruins at Chersonesus. Images of the annexed peninsula were chosen by the public in an online poll. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Crimea Chose to Join Russia, Compensation to Kiev ‘Out of Question’ – German MP
    Oct12

    Crimea Chose to Join Russia, Compensation to Kiev ‘Out of Question’ – German MP

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Crimea’s reunification with Russia was based on the decision of its residents, so Ukraine should not receive any compensation for the territory that seceded after a referendum, Maurer told Sputnik on Wednesday. “Compensation is out of the question. The topic should be closed once and forever,” Maurer, who has been on a...

    ‘Crimean Ice Cream Maker’ From Italy Shares His Impressions of Living in Russia
    Oct12

    ‘Crimean Ice Cream Maker’ From Italy Shares His Impressions of Living in Russia

    Visitors to Lelli’s bar in Crimea’s Sevastopol can taste at least 42 different types of hand-made Italian ice cream, all made to authentic Italian recipes. Q:Do you produce real Italian ice cream? What ingredients do you use? A: Yes, it’s Italian. When Crimea became part of Russia, we started to work with official Russian...

    Norwegian Delegation Plans to Change West’s Perception on ‘Occupation’ of Crimea
    Oct12

    Norwegian Delegation Plans to Change West’s Perception on ‘Occupation’ of Crimea

    “After returning home, we will continue our work and develop relations between Russia and Norway. We will write articles and use our resources to convince people that Crimea is not an occupied territory. People often say that Russia annexed Crimea, but are against it and we will show that Crimea is a part of Russia,” Weber underlined. Meanwhile,...

    Study: West Africa at Risk of Ebola, Similar Epidemics
    Oct12

    Study: West Africa at Risk of Ebola, Similar Epidemics

    West Africa is most at risk of fatal hemorrhagic fever epidemics, including Ebola, researchers said Wednesday, calling for greater preparedness to save lives. A study in The Lancet medical journal assessed the likelihood of four viruses — Ebola, Lassa, Marburg and Crimean-Congo — spreading on the continent, charting progress from a first human...

    Head of Norway’s Delegation Says No Human Rights Violations Found in Crimea
    Oct12

    Head of Norway’s Delegation Says No Human Rights Violations Found in Crimea

    SIMFEROPOL (Sputnik) – The delegation, which included 11 politicians and businessmen from Norway, as well as two German lawmakers, started its week-long visit to Crimea on Thursday. In late September, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Office (OHCHR) released a report, claiming that human rights violations in Crimea had multiplied since...

    The Perils of Arming Ukraine
    Oct12

    The Perils of Arming Ukraine

    Rajan Menon and Will Ruger elaborate on why arming Ukraine would be an extremely foolish thing for the U.S. to do: The proposition that Putin won’t be provoked by a U.S. decision to send lethal arms to Ukraine amounts to a hunch. It’s not supported by evidence, and Putin’s past behavior contradicts it. This is not a minor point:...

    Russia-Backed Forces Could Face Armed Ground Robots in Ukraine Conflict in 2018
    Oct12

    Russia-Backed Forces Could Face Armed Ground Robots in Ukraine Conflict in 2018

    As robotic warfare becomes increasingly normal, experts warn we still have much to learn about the overall implications of the use of this technology. …read more Source:...

    Poroshenko Urges PACE Not To Return To ‘Business As Usual ‘With Russia
    Oct11

    Poroshenko Urges PACE Not To Return To ‘Business As Usual ‘With Russia

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has urged the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) to keep pressure on Moscow over “the Russian aggression in Ukraine,” urging the assembly not to return to “business as usual” with Russia. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...