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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Baltic test for arms control in Europe
    Feb20

    Baltic test for arms control in Europe

    Since Russia’s annexation of Crimea in early 2014, its political and military relations with the West have deteriorated sharply. Russian military redeployments, exercises, and threats have increased insecurity across Europe. Nato has responded by increasing its military presence in Central Europe, fuelling fears of encirclement in the...

    Canada set to renew Ukraine military training mission amid Trump fears
    Feb20

    Canada set to renew Ukraine military training mission amid Trump fears

    Canada is set to renew a military mission training Ukrainian troops to confront Russia-backed separatists in the east of Ukraine, despite concerns in Kiev over delays in announcing the extension of the program. The Trudeau cabinet has not yet announced the extension of the two-year-old non-combat mission, dubbed Operation Unifier, which expires...

    Ukrainians Honor Those Killed In Euromaidan Protests
    Feb20

    Ukrainians Honor Those Killed In Euromaidan Protests

    Hundreds of people gathered in central Kyiv on February 20 to commemorate the third anniversary of the bloodiest day of protests that led to the ouster of pro-Russian President Viktor Yanukovych. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ministry of Transport, Communications and IT is ready to assist  Armenia`s communication operators
    Feb20

    Ministry of Transport, Communications and IT is ready to assist  Armenia`s communication operators

    ArmInfo. Ministry of Transport, Communications and IT is ready to contribute to all carriers operating in Armenia, contributing to improve the quality of telecommunications services. On February 20, the Minister of Transport, Communications and IT Vahan Martirosyan said to Beeline CEO in Armenia Andrey Pyatakhin during a visit to the company...

    Germany slams Russia over Ukraine rebel passports
    Feb20

    Germany slams Russia over Ukraine rebel passports

    BERLIN: Germany yesterday criticised as “unacceptable” Russia’s decision to recognise passports issued by separatist rebels in Ukraine’s eastern regions of Lugansk and Donetsk. “The recognition of travel documents of the self-declared, so-called people’s republics of Lugansk and Donetsk undermines the unity of Ukraine,” said...

    EU welcomes assurance of Trump support
    Feb20

    EU welcomes assurance of Trump support

    BRUSSELS: US Vice President Mike Pence assured the European Union in Brussels yestserday that the Trump administration will develop their cooperation in trade and security and backs the EU as a partner in its own right. A month after Donald Trump caused alarm by renewing his endorsement of Brexit and suggesting others may follow Britain out of...

    Russia defends decision to recognise rebel passports in eastern Ukraine
    Feb20

    Russia defends decision to recognise rebel passports in eastern Ukraine

    The RIA news agency quotes the Russian Foreign Ministry as saying the order is temporary. Russian officials are also quoted as saying the order corresponds with international law. …read more Source:...

    Trump aides push Ukraine plan
    Feb20

    Trump aides push Ukraine plan

    A proposal submitted to govt. seeks to reach out to Kiev and Moscow to end the 3-year old conflict …read more Source: The...

    Trump expects ‘real progress’ on NATO spending by end-2017: Pence
    Feb20

    Trump expects ‘real progress’ on NATO spending by end-2017: Pence

    NATO leaders, stung by Russian intervention in Ukraine, decided in 2014 to increase defence spending to the equivalent of two per cent of national economic output but progress since then has been painfully slow. …read more Source: Channel...

    Russia says Ukraine passport order complies with international law
    Feb20

    Russia says Ukraine passport order complies with international law

    MOSCOW – Russia said on Monday President Vladimir Putin’s decision to recognize passports issued by separatist rebels in eastern Ukraine complied with international law, after the move drew criticism from France and Germany. Putin on Saturday… …read more Source:...