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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Crimean Journalist Risks Jail By Refusing To Follow Kremlin Line
    Mar15

    Crimean Journalist Risks Jail By Refusing To Follow Kremlin Line

    Ukrainian-born journalist and RFE/RL contributor Mykola Semena explains why he kept working in Crimea after the territory was annexed by Russia in 2014 — and why he has risked his personal freedom in order to defend free speech and freedom of the press there. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Tech: 10 things in tech you need to know today
    Mar15

    Tech: 10 things in tech you need to know today

    The US Department of Justice will reportedly indict two hackers over Yahoo, Mark Zuckerberg has been criticised over his comments about diversity, and former Google Ventures CEO Bill Maris will launch a new fund. Good morning! Here is the tech news you need to know this Wednesday morning. 1. The US Department of Justice is reportedly going to...

    Protesters In Kyiv Target Russian Bank And Oligarch Office
    Mar15

    Protesters In Kyiv Target Russian Bank And Oligarch Office

    Nationalist protesters in Kyiv attacked a branch of Russian-owned Alfa-Bank and the offices of Ukrainian billionaire Rinat Akhmetov on March 14. They were calling for a trade ban on areas of eastern Ukraine controlled by Russia-backed separatists. (RFE/RL’S Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine’s DTEK Energy says separatists have seized its assets
    Mar15

    Ukraine’s DTEK Energy says separatists have seized its assets

    KIEV – Ukrainian coal producer DTEK Energy said on Wednesday pro-Russian separatists had seized control of its largest mines in rebel-held territory, as well as a power plant and power distribution business. DTEK Energy said it did not expect… …read more Source:...

    Germany very concerned about developments in eastern Ukraine
    Mar15

    Germany very concerned about developments in eastern Ukraine

    …read more Source: The Jerusalem...

    Germany very concerned about developments in eastern Ukraine
    Mar15

    Germany very concerned about developments in eastern Ukraine

    BERLIN (Reuters) – The German government on Tuesday said it is very concerned about recent developments in eastern Ukraine and called on both Moscow and Kiev to work against what it called “increasing partitionist tendencies” in the embattled region. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine halts all goods traffic with rebel-held east
    Mar15

    Ukraine halts all goods traffic with rebel-held east

    Ukrainian war veterans and MPs had already been carrying out an unofficial blockade. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine slaps cargo ban on traffic with separatist east
    Mar15

    Ukraine slaps cargo ban on traffic with separatist east

    Ukraine imposed a cargo ban on traffic with the separatist east of the country on Wednesday. …read more Source:...

    Russia conflicted on how to mark 100 years since revolutions
    Mar15

    Russia conflicted on how to mark 100 years since revolutions

    MOSCOW: It was the year that ended centuries of royal rule, brought two revolutions, ushered in Soviet domination and changed the course of Russian history irrevocably. A century later, the country seems unsure how to treat the tumultuous events of 1917 that saw it hurtle from the abdication of the last tsar Nicholas II to a Communist...

    Ukraine halts all cargo traffic with separatist-held territory
    Mar15

    Ukraine halts all cargo traffic with separatist-held territory

    KIEV – Ukrainian authorities on Wednesday halted all cargo traffic with separatist-held territory in the east of the country and demanded that pro-Russian rebels hand back businesses they have seized. President Petro Poroshenko called an… …read more Source:...