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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Jailed Brazilian Fighter Describes Ukraine’s ‘Barbaric’ Conflict
    Mar02

    Jailed Brazilian Fighter Describes Ukraine’s ‘Barbaric’ Conflict

    A Brazilian who fought with Russia-backed separatists in Ukraine is trying to overturn his conviction. Rafael Lusvarghi was sentenced to 13 years in prison and is believed to be the first non-Russian convicted for crimes related to the war in Ukraine. In an exclusive interview with RFE/RL, he explained why he joined the separatists and how he...

    At least 11 killed in Ukraine coal mine blast: Official
    Mar02

    At least 11 killed in Ukraine coal mine blast: Official

    At least 11 coal miners were killed on Thursday when a methane gas blast tore through a pit in western Ukraine, the head of the coal miners’ trade union said. …read more Source: Hindustan...

    Sweden reintroduces compulsory military service as tensions with Russia increase
    Mar02

    Sweden reintroduces compulsory military service as tensions with Russia increase

    Sweden has reintroduced mandatory conscription as a result of growing worries over Russia’s increased military manoeuvres in the Baltic states, with a recent study suggesting the current Nato force would no longer adequately protect the region. According to the Swedish defense ministry, 13,000 teenagers born in 1999 and 2000 will be called...

    Sweden Is Bringing Back a Military Draft
    Mar02

    Sweden Is Bringing Back a Military Draft

    COPENHAGEN — Sweden’s left-leaning government on Thursday reintroduced a military draft for both men and women because of what Defense Minister Peter Hultqvist called a deteriorating security environment in Europe and around Sweden. Sweden abolished compulsory military service for men in 2010 because there were enough volunteers to meet the...

    News24.com | At least 8 killed in Ukraine coal mine blast; 20 missing
    Mar02

    News24.com | At least 8 killed in Ukraine coal mine blast; 20 missing

    The Ukrainian emergencies service says an explosion at a coal mine in western Ukraine has left at least eight people dead and several missing. …read more Source:...

    At least 8 killed in Ukraine coal mine blast; 20 missing
    Mar02

    At least 8 killed in Ukraine coal mine blast; 20 missing

    MOSCOW (AP) ” The Ukrainian emergencies service says an explosion at a coal mine in western Ukraine has left at least eight people dead.The blast took place about midday Thursday in the Stepovaya mine in the Lviv region, 460 kilometers… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    At least 8 killed in Ukraine coal mine blast; 20 missing
    Mar02

    At least 8 killed in Ukraine coal mine blast; 20 missing

    MOSCOW (AP) — The Ukrainian emergencies service says an explosion at a coal mine in western Ukraine has left at least eight people dead. …read more Source: CNS...

    Crimean Tatar Leader Faces Trial On Russia-Controlled Peninsula
    Mar02

    Crimean Tatar Leader Faces Trial On Russia-Controlled Peninsula

    A Crimean Tatar leader who has criticized Russia’s annexation of the Black Sea peninsula is expected to go on trial within weeks. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Putin, Poroshenko held two rounds of fruitless talks: Kiev
    Mar02

    Putin, Poroshenko held two rounds of fruitless talks: Kiev

    Poroshenko’s press office said the rare contacts between the foes occurred during a severe flare-up in fighting between government forces and Russian-backed separatists last month. …read more Source: World...

    Methane gas explosion kills eight miners in western Ukraine, 20 missing
    Mar02

    Methane gas explosion kills eight miners in western Ukraine, 20 missing

    Eight miners were killed in a methane gas explosion in a coal mine in western Ukraine’s Lviv region on Thursday. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...