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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Baku Gets Armed While Yerevan Remains Silent
    Feb22

    Baku Gets Armed While Yerevan Remains Silent

    On February 20, Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI)published its report on trends in international arms transfers. Among other issues, the report also addresses the arms trade imbalance between Armenia and Azerbaijan, as well as the amounts of weapons and ammunition sold to Baku by Moscow. Armenia and Azerbaijan: Comparison...

    Austria detains Ukraine tycoon after extradition ruling
    Feb22

    Austria detains Ukraine tycoon after extradition ruling

    Dmytro Firtash was arrested in Vienna in March 2014, but released on a record Austrian bail of 125 million euros ($130 million). …read more Source: World...

    Ukraine lawmaker who aided Trump associates on pact faces treason inquiry
    Feb22

    Ukraine lawmaker who aided Trump associates on pact faces treason inquiry

    Prosecutors in Ukraine are investigating whether a member of Parliament committed treason by working with two associates of President Donald Trump’s to promote a plan for settling Ukraine’s conflicts with Russia. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    Russia’s envoy to United Nations Vitaly Churkin dead at 64
    Feb22

    Russia’s envoy to United Nations Vitaly Churkin dead at 64

    Russia’s ambassador to the United Nations, Vitaly Churkin, who for years fended off Western criticism and defended Moscow’s actions in Ukraine and Syria, died on Monday in New York. He was 64. …read more Source: Muscat...

    Ukraine president Petro Poroshenko calls for increased sanctions against Russia after passport spat
    Feb22

    Ukraine president Petro Poroshenko calls for increased sanctions against Russia after passport spat

    Ukraine’s president called Tuesday for new sanctions against Russia over its decision to recognize passports issued by separatist authorities in eastern Ukraine. The post Ukraine president Petro Poroshenko calls for increased sanctions against Russia after passport spat appeared first on Firstpost. …read more Source:...

    Manas epic performed in Ukrainian language during International Mother Language Day in Bishkek
    Feb22

    Manas epic performed in Ukrainian language during International Mother Language Day in Bishkek

    …read more Source: AKIpress News Agency

    Monitor Says Ukraine Cease-Fire, Weapons Withdrawal Not Being Honored
    Feb22

    Monitor Says Ukraine Cease-Fire, Weapons Withdrawal Not Being Honored

    The head of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe said there are still “significant” violations of the cease-fire in Ukraine and “no evidence” that either side is withdrawing heavy weapons from the front line as agreed last week. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Kyiv Urges Reforms To Stop Russia From Vetoing UN Action On Ukraine Conflict
    Feb22

    Kyiv Urges Reforms To Stop Russia From Vetoing UN Action On Ukraine Conflict

    Ukraine called for reform of the United Nations Security Council’s power structure to prevent Russia from using its veto power on the council to obstruct actions involving the conflict in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine ceasefire ‘doesn’t look too good’ – OSCE head
    Feb22

    Ukraine ceasefire ‘doesn’t look too good’ – OSCE head

    Ukrainian troops and Russian-backed separatists had appeared to be respecting the new ceasefire attempt on Monday. …read more Source: Eyewitness...

    China finishing South China Sea buildings that could house missiles: US officials
    Feb22

    China finishing South China Sea buildings that could house missiles: US officials

    File – Chinese dredging vessels are purportedly seen in the waters around Mischief Reef in the disputed Spratly Islands in the South China Sea in this still image from video taken by a P-8A Poseidon surveillance aircraft provided by the United States Navy on May 21, 2015. Photo: US Navy via Reuters WASHINGTON: China, in an early test of US...