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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    US warns Russia against interfering with Western politics
    Sep07

    US warns Russia against interfering with Western politics

    US Defence Secretary Ash Carter on Wednesday warned Russia against interfering with Western “democratic processes” and accused Moscow of aggressive behaviour aimed at eroding the international order. He did not elaborate on what Russia might be attempting to do or whether he was referring to hacking attacks on Democratic Party organisations in...

    Russia Frees Crimean Dissident Umerov From Psychiatric Clinic
    Sep07

    Russia Frees Crimean Dissident Umerov From Psychiatric Clinic

    Russian authorities freed a prominent Crimean dissident from a psychiatric clinic on Wednesday after he was held there for almost a month and subjected to enforced examinations, his lawyer and a colleague said; but he still faces a possible jail sentence. Ilmi Umerov, deputy head of the Crimean Tatars’ semi-official Mejlis legislature,...

    Ukraine Fears Conflict With Russia As European Unity Weakens
    Sep07

    Ukraine Fears Conflict With Russia As European Unity Weakens

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko raised fears in a speech in Kiev on Tuesday that Russia could invade Ukraine and Europe may do little to help. While addressing parliament, Poroshenko claimed a Russian invasion could not be ruled out and that the EU may be too divided to oppose further Russian aggression. Some experts, however, believe...

    Russia frees Crimea Tatar activist Umerov from psychiatric hospital (AFP)
    Sep07

    Russia frees Crimea Tatar activist Umerov from psychiatric hospital (AFP)

    Simferopol (AFP) – Authorities in Russian-annexed Crimea on Wednesday released prominent Crimean Tatar activist Ilmi Umerov from a psychiatric hospital, where he was forcibly detained for three weeks as he faces extremism charges. …read more Source: The West...

    Smuggling gangs hire Ukrainian sailors for ‘luxury’ migrant crossings
    Sep07

    Smuggling gangs hire Ukrainian sailors for ‘luxury’ migrant crossings

    Human smuggling gangs are increasingly hiring Ukrainian sailors to captain yachts and other boats for migrants willing to pay up to US$8,000 for safe passage to Europe, Italian police said on Wednesday, after the arrest of two suspected traffickers. …read more Source: Channel...

    Smuggling gangs hire Ukrainian sailors for 'luxury' migrant crossings
    Sep07

    Smuggling gangs hire Ukrainian sailors for 'luxury' migrant crossings

    LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Human smuggling gangs are increasingly hiring Ukrainian sailors to captain yachts and other boats for migrants willing to pay up to $8,000 for safe passage to Europe, Italian police said on Wednesday, after the arrest of two suspected traffickers. …read more Source: The...

    Russia frees Crimea Tatar activist Umerov from psychiatric hospital
    Sep07

    Russia frees Crimea Tatar activist Umerov from psychiatric hospital

    Authorities in Russian-annexed Crimea Wednesday released prominent Crimean Tatar activist Ilmi Umerov from a psychiatric hospital, where he was forcibly detained for three weeks as he faces extremism charges. …read more Source: The Daily...

    New Sanctions Weaken Russia and EEU Member Countries Even More: Belarusian Political Scientist
    Sep07

    New Sanctions Weaken Russia and EEU Member Countries Even More: Belarusian Political Scientist

    “Weakening of West-Russia tension shouldn’t even be touched upon,” Valery Karbalevich, Belarusian political scientist, political commentator of Radio Liberty’s Belarusian service, told 168.am, reflecting to new sanctions imposed by the USA against Russia and perspectives for EEU. U.S. Department of Commerce expanded the list of...

    Flights canceled for military drills in Russia’s south
    Sep07

    Flights canceled for military drills in Russia’s south

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russian airline companies have cancelled dozens of flights and four airports are planning brief closures as Russia hosts massive military exercises in the south and the annexed Crimean peninsula. Russia on Monday launched six days of military drills involving 12,500 troops, fighter jets, anti-aircraft missiles and other weaponry....

    Smuggling gangs hire Ukrainian sailors for ‘luxury’ migrant crossings
    Sep07

    Smuggling gangs hire Ukrainian sailors for ‘luxury’ migrant crossings

    LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Human smuggling gangs are increasingly hiring Ukrainian sailors to captain yachts and other boats for migrants willing to pay up to $8,000 for safe passage to Europe, Italian police said on Wednesday, after the arrest of two suspected traffickers. …read more Source:...