: :inin Kyiv (EET)

Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Reforms Helping Improve Health Care in Ukraine
    Dec22

    Reforms Helping Improve Health Care in Ukraine

    The country’s minister of health explains why the prognosis is improving for care standards. …read more Source: U.S....

    The Russians who hacked the DNC found to have also hacked Ukraine’s antiquated howitzers
    Dec22

    The Russians who hacked the DNC found to have also hacked Ukraine’s antiquated howitzers

    ‘The fact that they would be helping the Russian military kill Ukrainian army personnel in Ukraine and also intervening in the U.S. election is quite chilling’ …read more Source: Vancouver...

    Savchenko Removed From Ukrainian Delegation To PACE
    Dec22

    Savchenko Removed From Ukrainian Delegation To PACE

    The Ukrainian parliament has removed Ukrainian lawmaker Nadia Savchenko from the country’s delegation to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE). …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    A Last Effort at Sustaining Sanctions?
    Dec22

    A Last Effort at Sustaining Sanctions?

    Earlier this week, the European Council agreed to keep sanctions on Russia for another six months. In the run-up to the vote, there was talk of trying to extend the sanctions by a full year, but that was quickly shot down by the usual suspects. RFE/RL: “We had a discussion that luckily ended without considering the option—which would have been...

    Putin: Russia’s military is stronger than anyone’s
    Dec22

    Putin: Russia’s military is stronger than anyone’s

    Russia’s military is now stronger than any potential foe, President Vladimir Putin told an annual end-of-year meeting with the defense ministry on Thursday. “We can say with certainty: we are stronger now than any potential aggressor,” he told the meeting. “Anyone!” His comments come at the end of a year when...

    How will central Asia cope with the passing of its independence generation?
    Dec22

    How will central Asia cope with the passing of its independence generation?

    Instability and uncertainty could draw outside powers into a competitive struggle for influence over the region. It is 25 years since the five Central Asian republics emerged unexpectedly, and somewhat reluctantly, from the wreckage of the Soviet Union to stake their claim as independent countries. Against the expectations of those who predicted...

    OSCE warns of ‘massive upsurge in violence’ in Ukraine
    Dec22

    OSCE warns of ‘massive upsurge in violence’ in Ukraine

    A top monitor for the conflict in Ukraine warned Thursday that a “massive upsurge in violence” has pushed fighting between Kiev’s forces and pro-Russian rebels to levels not seen in months. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Beeline and Quartet named after E. Mirzoyan summed up results of  cooperation in 2016 
    Dec22

    Beeline and Quartet named after E. Mirzoyan summed up results of  cooperation in 2016 

    ArmInfo.Beeline and Quartet named after composer Edward Mirzoyan have summed up the results of cooperation in 2016. The press-service of the company has told ArmInfo that for the latest season the quarter has performed more than 10 charitable concerts and a number of master classes, among which performances with leading Russian musicians can be...

    The Russians who hacked the DNC also hacked the Ukrainian military’s antiquated howitzers
    Dec22

    The Russians who hacked the DNC also hacked the Ukrainian military’s antiquated howitzers

    A cybersecurity firm has uncovered strong proof of the tie between the group that hacked the Democratic National Committee and Russia’s military intelligence arm – the primary agency behind the Kremlin’s interference in the 2016 election. The firm CrowdStrike linked malware used in the DNC intrusion to malware used to hack and track...

    The Russian government almost certainly hacked the DNC, security company says
    Dec22

    The Russian government almost certainly hacked the DNC, security company says

    A new report appears to confirm that the hackers behind the attack on the Democratic National Committee servers are deeply embedded within the Russian government and work closely with the Russian military. The report from U.S. security company CrowdStrike details how the group — known as Fancy Bear — used malware to strike the DNC. They linked...