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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    The Guardian: UN pays millions to the Assad regime
    Sep05

    The Guardian: UN pays millions to the Assad regime

    An investigative report reveals that despite US and EU sanctions, the UN has given between $30,000 to $54 million to various Syrian government agencies, officials and companies—all tied to the Assad regime. …read more Source: Yedioth...

    Russia Starts Military Drills On Ukraine’s Border, In Annexed Crimea
    Sep05

    Russia Starts Military Drills On Ukraine’s Border, In Annexed Crimea

    Moscow has launched large-scale military drills on Ukraine’s eastern border and around Ukraine’s Russia-annexed Crimean Peninsula. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Obama and Putin tell diplomats to keep working on Syria argument
    Sep05

    Obama and Putin tell diplomats to keep working on Syria argument

    HANGZHOU, China: US President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin had a longer-than-expected discussion on Monday about whether, and how, they could agree on a ceasefire deal in war-torn Syria, a senior U.S. administration official said. Obama and Putin spent about 90 minutes in a “constructive” meeting about getting...

    Pro-Russia TV station in Kiev evacuated after fire
    Sep05

    Pro-Russia TV station in Kiev evacuated after fire

    Six arrested following suspected arson attack at Ukraine’s TV Inter during protestsA Ukrainian television station has been forced to broadcast from a mobile facility after its building caught fire during a protest. Local news reported that TV Inter’s headquarters in Kiev caught fire on Sunday after a group of around 20 protesters...

    Russia launches major military drills around Crimean peninsula
    Sep05

    Russia launches major military drills around Crimean peninsula

    …read more Source: Al-Manar TV

    WATCH:  Obama and Putin Meet at G-20 Summit, Agree to Keep Working on Syria Pact
    Sep05

    WATCH: Obama and Putin Meet at G-20 Summit, Agree to Keep Working on Syria Pact

    Addressing core issues on Syria and Ukraine, the two heads of state had a lengthy exchange of views, a senior administration official told ABC News. …read more Source: ABC...

    Petro Poroshenko: Islam Karimov was a remarkable politician
    Sep05

    Petro Poroshenko: Islam Karimov was a remarkable politician

    Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko expressed his condolences in connection with the passing of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan, Islam Karimov. …read more Source:...

    Lviv opens Jewish memorial on former historic synagogue
    Sep05

    Lviv opens Jewish memorial on former historic synagogue

    MOSCOW (JTA) — The city of Lviv in western Ukraine inaugurated a controversial memorial monument on part of what used to be the Golden Rose Synagogue complex. The inauguration on Sunday, designated the European Day of Jewish Culture, of the Synagogue Space in Lviv was led by Mayor Andriy Sadovy despite legal action against it by Meylakh Sheykhet,...

    The Morning Vertical, September 5, 2016
    Sep05

    The Morning Vertical, September 5, 2016

    Your daily roundup …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Obama, Putin, Agree to Continue Seeking Deal on Syria
    Sep05

    Obama, Putin, Agree to Continue Seeking Deal on Syria

    HANGZHOU, China—President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday failed to force a breakthrough in negotiations over a cease-fire for Syria, but agreed to keep looking for a path to provide humanitarian relief to thousands of besieged civilians in the civil war-ravaged country. After a 90-minute huddle on the sidelines of an...