: :inin Kyiv (EET)

Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Europe’s responsibility to stand firm on Ukraine
    Feb02

    Europe’s responsibility to stand firm on Ukraine

    If the US goes soft on Putin, Merkel will need to stiffen EU spines …read more Source: Financial...

    Intense Fighting Prompts Evacuations In Eastern Ukraine
    Feb02

    Intense Fighting Prompts Evacuations In Eastern Ukraine

    For days, fighting has intensified between Ukrainian government forces and Russia-backed separatists. Civilians in villages near Luhansk and Donetsk in eastern Ukraine have been bearing the brunt of artillery and rocket battles, prompting evacuations. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service and Current Time TV) …read more Source: Radio Free...

    War is raging in eastern Ukraine
    Feb02

    War is raging in eastern Ukraine

    War returned with a fury four days ago to the eastern Ukrainian city of Avdiyivka. …read more Source: Business...

    McCain calls on Trump to help Ukraine against Russia attack
    Feb02

    McCain calls on Trump to help Ukraine against Russia attack

    Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman John McCain asked President Donald Trump on Thursday to help Ukraine defend itself against an increase in recent attacks from Russia. …read more Source: Channel...

    An Italian residence permit, yours for €500,000
    Feb02

    An Italian residence permit, yours for €500,000

    In an effort to reduce the country’s debt, the Italian government will start selling visas to non-EU citizens in exchange for a €500,000 investment in a start-up. The plan, approved by the Italian parliament in early December as part of the 2017 budget, is expected to take effect next month once the fine-print has been finalized....

    Polish foreign ministry calls for ceasefire in Donbass
    Feb02

    Polish foreign ministry calls for ceasefire in Donbass

    Poland’s foreign ministry has expressed concern with the worsening situation in the eastern Ukrainian region of Donbass, and has called for a ceasefire. …read more Source: Polskie...

    McCain calls on Trump to help Ukraine against Russia attack
    Feb02

    McCain calls on Trump to help Ukraine against Russia attack

    WASHINGTON – Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman John McCain asked President Donald Trump on Thursday to help Ukraine defend itself against an increase in recent attacks from Russia. “In light of the latest Russian attacks and the prospect of future… …read more Source:...

    Germany to move ahead on new short-range air defense system
    Feb02

    Germany to move ahead on new short-range air defense system

    BERLIN – The German military has decided to replace its ageing short-range air defense systems and help fill a gap that has caused concern among NATO allies following Russia’s annexation of Crimea, a defense ministry spokesman said on Thursday. … …read more Source:...

    Putin accuses Kiev of provoking flare up in fighting in east Ukraine
    Feb02

    Putin accuses Kiev of provoking flare up in fighting in east Ukraine

    BUDAPEST – Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday accused Kiev of provoking this week’s flare up in fighting in eastern Ukraine, saying it was a ploy to win the support of the administration of U.S. President Donald Trump. Putin was… …read more Source:...

    Usain Bolt already returns medal in doping case, but Russian athletes slow to do likewise
    Feb02

    Usain Bolt already returns medal in doping case, but Russian athletes slow to do likewise

    None of the Russian athletes recently stripped of their Olympic titles for doping have returned their medals, the country’s Olympic committee said Thursday. Russia has had 18 medalists disqualified in doping cases from Olympic retesting from the 2008 and 2012 Games. Ten more Russians are also obliged to return medals they won as part of...