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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Putin Panic Triggers Pentagon Spending Spree
    Dec05

    Putin Panic Triggers Pentagon Spending Spree

    The 1980s are calling, and they want their military budget back. Reuters reports that top U.S. military brass are increasingly worried about the threat from Russia and are seeking to prioritize countermeasures in the next defense budget: “Russia is the No. 1 threat to the United States. We have a number of threats that we’re dealing with,...

    Five police officers killed by fellow officers in crime scene mixup in Ukraine
    Dec05

    Five police officers killed by fellow officers in crime scene mixup in Ukraine

    Ed AdamczykKNYAZHYCHI , Ukraine, Dec. 5 (UPI) — Five police officers were shot and killed by fellow officers near Kiev when uncover officers were mistaken for burglars, an Interior Ministry official said. …read more Source: United Press...

    Belorusneft starts hydraulic fracturing operations in Ukraine
    Dec05

    Belorusneft starts hydraulic fracturing operations in Ukraine

    The relevant contract was signed with Ukraine’s largest natural gas extracting company UkrGasVydobuvannya, which is part of Naftogaz of Ukraine. The contract was signed after Belorusneft came out ahead of competition from Romania and Ukraine in two tenders for carrying out 50 hydraulic fracturing operations. …read more Source:...

    Minsk to host international festival of batleika theaters on 12-15 January
    Dec05

    Minsk to host international festival of batleika theaters on 12-15 January

    Twenty-one theater groups from Belarus, Russia, Ukraine, Poland, Serbia, Lithuania and other countries will take part in the third international Christmas festival of batleika theaters in Minsk on 12-15 January. …read more Source:...

    A Decades-Long ‘Conversation’ Between Yugoslav and Polish Rockers
    Dec05

    A Decades-Long ‘Conversation’ Between Yugoslav and Polish Rockers

    The Gdańsk shipyard, a springboard for democratic changes in then-Communist Poland of the 1980s. A 2016 photo by Filip Stojanovski, CC BY. Even though cultural ties between countries that formed ex-Yugoslavia and Poland are not too frequent, there’s one form of communication that has been an exception. Over the last four decades, rock music...

    Russian Lawmakers Praise Austria and Italy’s Votes as ‘Blow to Unity of EU’
    Dec05

    Russian Lawmakers Praise Austria and Italy’s Votes as ‘Blow to Unity of EU’

    Russian parliamentarians have hailed the referendum defeat for Italy’s government and the narrow defeat of the far-right in Austria as a triumph for “patriotic political forces” that spell the downfall of the EU. Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi risked his job on Sunday’s vote to weaken regional representatives and strengthen...

    Norbert Hofer lost – so why are his party so happy?
    Dec05

    Norbert Hofer lost – so why are his party so happy?

    “Grandma Gertrude” must be celebrating: Her favoured candidate, Alexander van der Bellen, will be the next Austrian president. And she herself will long be remembered for her moving video endorsement of him, which went viral within and beyond the little Alpine country of 8.7 million inhabitants. While it will of course be impossible to measure...

    Russian Lawmakers Praise Austria and Italy’s Votes As ‘Blow On Unity Of EU’
    Dec05

    Russian Lawmakers Praise Austria and Italy’s Votes As ‘Blow On Unity Of EU’

    Russian parliamentarians have hailed the referendum defeat for Italy’s government and the narrow defeat of the far-right in Austria as a triumph for “patriotic political forces” that spell the downfall of the EU. Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi risked his job on Sunday’s vote to weaken regional representatives and strengthen...

    Romanian, Moldovan, Ukrainian authorities run joint anti-corruption awareness campaign in border customs
    Dec05

    Romanian, Moldovan, Ukrainian authorities run joint anti-corruption awareness campaign in border customs

    Romanian, Moldovan and Ukrainian anti-corruption and border authorities launched on Monday a citizen awareness campaign, with fliers to be handed out throughout the week in Romanian customs offices on the border with Ukraine and Moldova. …read more Source:...

    Additions to the EU transparency register (November 26 – December 3)
    Dec05

    Additions to the EU transparency register (November 26 – December 3)

    Last week 117 new organizations signed up in the joint transparency register of the European Commission and the European Parliament. New entries include: Acad̩mie des sciences Actis РNorwegian Policy Network on Alcohol and Drugs Air Traffic Controllers European Unions Coordination Algemene Werkgeversvereniging Nederland Alianza Cooperativa...