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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Putin scrambles Russian air forces to check readiness
    Feb07

    Putin scrambles Russian air forces to check readiness

    MOSCOW (AP) — President Vladimir Putin has put the Russian air force on high alert, the latest in a series of drills amid tensions with the West. Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said that the drills launched Tuesday will check the air force’s readiness and its ability to repel an enemy aggression. Shoigu told military officials that special...

    S’pore mandatory army training stays
    Feb07

    S’pore mandatory army training stays

    SINGAPORE: Singapore will keep its mandatory military service because it cannot depend on help from others in an uncertain world, its defence minister said today. Ng Eng Hen said conscription was crucial, especially for smaller countries like Singapore, and those who had abolished it ended up regretting their decision. One such country is...

    Putin, Merkel discuss Ukraine in phone call
    Feb07

    Putin, Merkel discuss Ukraine in phone call

    Kremlin says leaders agreed to intensify diplomatic efforts amid ‘significant destruction’ in Donbass region …read more Source: World...

    Ambassador: Karabakh goods could cross Ukrainian border only if Baku gives a permit
    Feb07

    Ambassador: Karabakh goods could cross Ukrainian border only if Baku gives a permit

    …read more Source: NEWS.am

    Putin, Merkel discuss Ukraine in phone call
    Feb07

    Putin, Merkel discuss Ukraine in phone call

    Kremlin says leaders agreed to intensify diplomatic efforts amid ‘significant destruction’ in Donbass region …read more Source: Anadolu...

    Merkel urges Putin to help end violence in eastern Ukraine
    Feb07

    Merkel urges Putin to help end violence in eastern Ukraine

    German leader Angela Merkel urged Russia’s Vladimir Putin in a telephone call on Tuesday to use his influence on separatists in eastern Ukraine to stop the violence there, and the two agreed on the need for new ceasefire efforts, a German government spokesman said. …read more Source: Channel...

    Blog writer Lapshin will be extradited to Azerbaijan – Belarussia`s  Upper Court left verdict unchanged 
    Feb07

    Blog writer Lapshin will be extradited to Azerbaijan – Belarussia`s  Upper Court left verdict unchanged 

    ArmInfo.The Upper Court of Belarus dismissed the Russian- Israeli blog writer Alexander Lapshin’s appeal on legality and validity of the Minsk City Court decision, which recognized the Belarus’ General Prosecutor’s decision on Baku’s extradition request to be a legal one. The appeal in the Upper Court took place behind...

    Baku and Kiev will ignore the Donbass and Nagorno-Karabakh
    Feb07

    Baku and Kiev will ignore the Donbass and Nagorno-Karabakh

    Baku/07.02.17 / Turan: Ukraine and Azerbaijan have agreed not to pass goods produced in the uncontrolled territories of Baku and Kiev, without the approval of the authorities, the Ukrainian Ambassador to Azerbaijan Alexander Mishchenko said the “Interfax” agency. “During the visit of the President Petro Poroshenko in Baku two heads of state...

    Merkel urges Putin to help end violence in eastern Ukraine
    Feb07

    Merkel urges Putin to help end violence in eastern Ukraine

    BERLIN (Reuters) – German leader Angela Merkel urged Russia’s Vladimir Putin in a telephone call on Tuesday to use his influence on separatists in eastern Ukraine to stop the violence there, and the two agreed on the need for new ceasefire efforts, a German government spokesman said. …read more Source: Libya...

    Merkel urges Putin to help end violence in eastern Ukraine
    Feb07

    Merkel urges Putin to help end violence in eastern Ukraine

    German leader Angela Merkel urged Russia’s Vladimir Putin in a telephone call on Tuesday to use his influence on separatists in eastern Ukraine to stop the violence there, and the two agreed on the need for new ceasefire efforts, a German government spokesman said. Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian separatists have both blamed each other for...