: :inin Kyiv (EET)

Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Tusk BEGS EU chiefs to SIGN OFF on Ukraine deal & open Europe’s doors to 50 MILLION people
    Dec07

    Tusk BEGS EU chiefs to SIGN OFF on Ukraine deal & open Europe’s doors to 50 MILLION people

    DONALD Tusk has issued a desperate rallying cry to European Union chiefs in a bid to stop Brussels infighting from stalling a promise to lift visa restrictions against Ukraine and Georgia. …read more Source:...

    Ukrainian President Rejects Fugitive Lawmaker’s Corruption Accusations, But Shock Waves Extend Abroad
    Dec07

    Ukrainian President Rejects Fugitive Lawmaker’s Corruption Accusations, But Shock Waves Extend Abroad

    Corruption accusations by a former ally of Ukraine’s president have reverberated beyond the country’s borders, as fugitive lawmaker Oleksandr Onyshchenko says he’s turned damning recordings over to the FBI. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Growing feeling of responsibility during Minsk talks on POW release in Ukraine
    Dec07

    Growing feeling of responsibility during Minsk talks on POW release in Ukraine

    “As before, the subgroup on humanitarian affairs discussed in detail the release of persons, who are held in captivity due to the conflict. The subgroup continued this work with an increasing feeling of responsibility before the detained people and their families,” said Martin Sajdik. …read more Source:...

    The Royal Navy Only Has 26 Combat Vessels (And Is Now Killing-Off Its Only Aircraft Carrier)
    Dec07

    The Royal Navy Only Has 26 Combat Vessels (And Is Now Killing-Off Its Only Aircraft Carrier)

    Robert Beckhusen Security, HMS ‘Illustrious’ heads for the scrapyard. HMS Illustrious, the last of the Royal Navy’s Invincible-class carriers, has set sail from Portsmouth to meet her doom at a Turkish scrapyard. The British government chose to sell her for scrap in 2014, but Illustrious’ final journey nonetheless signals the...

    Ukraine offers Trump own jet after Air Force One flap
    Dec07

    Ukraine offers Trump own jet after Air Force One flap

    An Antonov-225 Mriya plane at Gostomel, some 30 km from Kiev -AFP photo KIEV: Ukraine’s main plane maker told US President-elect Donald Trump on Wednesday that he may want to purchase one of its jets after he called Boeing’s version of Air Force One too costly. The suggestion was made in clear jest on the Antonov company’s...

    NATO urges continued sanctions on Russia over Ukraine
    Dec07

    NATO urges continued sanctions on Russia over Ukraine

    Damaging EU economic sanctions imposed on Russia over the Ukraine crisis must be kept in place to force Moscow to meet its Minsk ceasefire commitments, NATO head Jens Stoltenberg said Wednesday. His comments come as the European Union discusses renewal of the sanctions amid doubts about their effectiveness and cost, and concerns that US...

    My hunting trip with Yeltsin killed off the Soviet Union
    Dec07

    My hunting trip with Yeltsin killed off the Soviet Union

    Belarusian politician recalls his role 25 years ago in reaching deal that led to breakup of USSR without major bloodshedThe man whose signature in effect dissolved the Soviet Union 25 years ago on Thursday has admitted that was not his intention as he travelled to the fateful meeting.The Belavezha Accords, which were signed in Belarus on 8...

    NATO urges continued sanctions on Russia over Ukraine
    Dec07

    NATO urges continued sanctions on Russia over Ukraine

    Damaging EU economic sanctions imposed on Russia over the Ukraine crisis must be kept in place to force Moscow to meet its Minsk ceasefire commitments, NATO head Jens Stoltenberg said Wednesday. His comments come as the European Union discusses renewal of the sanctions amid doubts about their effectiveness and cost, and concerns that US...

    Ukraine offers Trump own jet after Air Force One flap
    Dec07

    Ukraine offers Trump own jet after Air Force One flap

    KIEV – Ukraine’s main plane maker told US President-elect Donald Trump on Wednesday that he may want to purchase one of its jets after he called Boeing’s version of Air Force One too costly. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    The Lessons Today’s Leaders Should Take From Pearl Harbor
    Dec07

    The Lessons Today’s Leaders Should Take From Pearl Harbor

    At sunrise on this day in 1941, the Japanese launched a surprise attack on the American Naval base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, having sailed across the Pacific Ocean unnoticed. In addition to the 19 ships destroyed, 2,403 American soldiers were killed and 1,178 wounded in the attack. While this attack was 75 years ago, there are pertinent lessons...