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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    How Stalin Hid Ukraine’s Famine From the World
    Oct13

    How Stalin Hid Ukraine’s Famine From the World

    In the years 1932 and 1933, a catastrophic famine swept across the Soviet Union. It began in the chaos of collectivization, when millions of peasants were forced off their land and made to join state farms. It was then exacerbated, in the autumn of 1932, when the Soviet Politburo, the elite leadership of the Soviet Communist Party, took a series...

    Kyiv moves to label Russia as aggressor in Donbas war
    Oct13

    Kyiv moves to label Russia as aggressor in Donbas war

    KYIV – Ukraine last week took a legislative step closer to reflect the fact that Russia is waging war against this nation of 42.5 million people – an unprovoked invasion that saw Crimea annexed and 3 percent of the easternmost Donbas region occupied by Kremlin-led forces nearly four years ago. On October 6, the Verkhovna Rada passed a law in the...

    Ukrainian Canadians extend support to Ukraine’s wounded-warrior athletes at Invictus Games
    Oct13

    Ukrainian Canadians extend support to Ukraine’s wounded-warrior athletes at Invictus Games

    OTTAWA – Team Ukraine took home 14 medals from its inaugural participation in the Invictus Games in Toronto. But the athletes, who competed in athletics, power lifting, swimming, archery, cycling and indoor rowing, reached the top of the podium in terms of the support and admiration they received from within and outside the Ukrainian Canadian...

    Is Europe’s aviation watchdog about to effectively isolate half of Ukraine?
    Oct13

    Is Europe’s aviation watchdog about to effectively isolate half of Ukraine?

    On September 20, the Kharkiv City Council sent an appeal, addressed to Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman, regarding concerns over recent actions by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA). Specifically, the appeal cites a draft bulletin allegedly sent by the EASA to the Ukrainian State Aviation Service (SAS), proposing restrictions...

    Relatives admit existence of Russia’s ‘Wagner mercenary army’ in Syria
    Oct13

    Relatives admit existence of Russia’s ‘Wagner mercenary army’ in Syria

    As Russia counts the cost of victories in Syria two years after the start of its overt military intervention, there is apparent surprise at the news that two fighters from a Russian mercenary unit have been killed by Daesh. The Defence Ministry in Moscow immediately denied the news, stressing that there are no Russian prisoners of war in Syria....

    Latvian ambassador to UN: Russia’s violation of Budapest memorandum weakened trust
    Oct13

    Latvian ambassador to UN: Russia’s violation of Budapest memorandum weakened trust

    Russia’s violation of the Budapest memorandum, which provided security guarantees to Ukraine, has seriously weakened trust in nuclear disarmament efforts, Latvian Ambassador to the UN Janis Mazeiks said during a UN debate on nuclear disarmament, reports LETA. …read more Source: The Baltic...

    Poland says it’s repelled a 3rd Russian hacking attack
    Oct13

    Poland says it’s repelled a 3rd Russian hacking attack

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland’s defense minister says the nation’s cyber experts have successfully repelled a third hacking attempt from Russia but warns the cyberattack threat is mounting. Defense Minister Antoni Macierewicz said Friday the recent attack targeted companies in Ukraine that also have offices in other countries,...

    Moscow: Russia assails US over flag removals amid consulate dispute
    Oct13

    Moscow: Russia assails US over flag removals amid consulate dispute

    The United States in August ordered Russia to close its San Francisco consulate and two other installations. Moscow has lodged a protest with Washington over the removal of Russian flags from two of its closed diplomatic missions in the United States, the foreign ministry said Thursday.”Yesterday we learned about a new hostile act of the US...

    Repeal and Replace In Farsi
    Oct13

    Repeal and Replace In Farsi

    President Trump is expected to announce today that he cannot certify Iran’s compliance with the terms of the agreement over its nuclear program that it entered into with the United States and five other nations in 2015. The president’s decision, according to the Iran Nuclear Agreement Review Act of 2015, will commence a 60-day...

    The EU-Myanmar IPA Threatens Emerging Democracy
    Oct13

    The EU-Myanmar IPA Threatens Emerging Democracy

    Recently, the press had a field day with the leaked footage of British foreign minister Boris Johnson attempting to recite Rudyard Kipling’s colonial-era Road To Mandalay in the grounds of Shwedagon Paya (it could have been worse). While such gaffes that call to mind the bad old days of colonialism are in bad taste, more pertinent stories...