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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    IMF asks Ukraine for concrete results in corruption fight
    Oct03

    IMF asks Ukraine for concrete results in corruption fight

    KIEV (Reuters) – Resistance to reform from vested interests will derail Ukraine’s economic recovery and bailout programme from the International Monetary Fund unless those in power take clear steps to fight corruption, the Fund said on Monday. …read more Source: The...

    Boris Nemtsov murder trial begins in Moscow
    Oct03

    Boris Nemtsov murder trial begins in Moscow

    Five Chechens accused of assassinating Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov went on trial Monday, appearing in front of a military court in Moscow, the BBC reported. The men have all denied the charges and a lawyer for the Nemtsov family has slammed the government investigation as lacking in evidence. They fear that whoever was behind the...

    Foreign Ministry expresses regret over Russian ban of Crimean Parliament
    Oct03

    Foreign Ministry expresses regret over Russian ban of Crimean Parliament

    The Turkish Foreign Ministry expressed “regret” over the Russian High Court’s approval of a ban on the activities of the Crimean Tatar Parliament on Oct. 3 …read more Source: Hurriyet Daily...

    Five on trial in Russia court over Nemtsov murder
    Oct03

    Five on trial in Russia court over Nemtsov murder

    Moscow: Five men accused of the shock murder of top Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov last year faced the jury on Monday as their high-profile trial opened at a Russian military court. Nemtsov, a former deputy prime minister and one of the most prominent opposition politicians who openly criticised President Vladimir Putin, was gunned down late at...

    Putin Orders Suspension of Plutonium Cleanup Program with US
    Oct03

    Putin Orders Suspension of Plutonium Cleanup Program with US

    Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree Monday to suspend an agreement with the United States on disposing of weapons-grade plutonium, citing Washington’s “unfriendly actions”. It also claimed the United States was unable “to ensure the implementation of its obligations to utilize surplus weapons-grade...

    Russia detains Ukrainian journalist for ‘spying’, Kiev calls for his release
    Oct03

    Russia detains Ukrainian journalist for ‘spying’, Kiev calls for his release

    Journalist Roman Sushchenko — who has worked for Ukrainian state news agency Ukrinform since 2002 — was detained in Moscow “while conducting espionage activities,” Russia’s FSB told Interfax news agency. …read more Source: Hindustan...

    Georgian President Urges Russia To Stop Meddling In Ex-Soviet Republics’ Affairs
    Oct03

    Georgian President Urges Russia To Stop Meddling In Ex-Soviet Republics’ Affairs

    Georgian President Giorgi Margvelashvili has said Russia must treat former Soviet republics as full-fledged members of the international community. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russian Drugging Incident Raises US Concerns
    Oct03

    Russian Drugging Incident Raises US Concerns

    WASHINGTON — Two U.S. officials traveling with diplomatic passports were drugged while attending a conference in Russia last year, and one of them was hospitalized, in what officials have concluded was part of a wider, escalating pattern of harassment of U.S. diplomats by Russia. The incident at a hotel bar during a UN anti-corruption...

    Roos condemns government’s ‘scandalous’ handling of Ukraine referendum
    Oct03

    Roos condemns government’s ‘scandalous’ handling of Ukraine referendum

    One of the leading voices behind the ‘no’ vote on Ukraine’s accession treaty with the EU has attacked the Dutch… …read more Source:...

    Russian intelligence says it detained Ukrainian spy suspect
    Oct03

    Russian intelligence says it detained Ukrainian spy suspect

    Russian intelligence says it detained Ukrainian spy suspect …read more Source:...