: :inin Kyiv (EET)

Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Clinton says U.S. presidential election an ‘alternative reality’
    Aug23

    Clinton says U.S. presidential election an ‘alternative reality’

    “There’s enough evidence now that when Trump talks the way he talks it actually helps the terrorists,” she said.Trump campaign signals possible shift on immigration stanceFBI probes possible U.S. ties to corruption by former Ukraine president: CNNObama warns Democrats against overconfidence about Clinton victory …read more Source:...

    Pakistan wary as Afghanistan is set to get more arms from India
    Aug23

    Pakistan wary as Afghanistan is set to get more arms from India

    India has provided a little over $2 billion in economic assistance to Afghanistan in the last 15 years. India is set to deliver more arms to Afghanistan to help it fight Islamist militants, Kabul’s envoy to New Delhi said, even if Pakistan is wary of closer military cooperation between countries lying to its east and west. India has...

    UKRAINIAN INDEPENDENCE – THEN AND NOW  AFTER 25 YEARS
    Aug23

    UKRAINIAN INDEPENDENCE – THEN AND NOW AFTER 25 YEARS

    Liudmyla Pavlenko interviewed Volodymyr Yavorivsky, who is a Ukrainian writer, publicist, politician and public figure. Ukraine celebrates the 25th anniversary of the revival of its statehood. August 24, 1991 the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine adopte…(Людмила Павленко веде розмову із славним українцем Володимиром Яворівським. Пан Яворівський...

    ​Ukraine’s medicine bill slashed by 25% after UK firm brought in to handle procurement
    Aug23

    ​Ukraine’s medicine bill slashed by 25% after UK firm brought in to handle procurement

    Crown Agents and two UN agencies are working to root out corrupt intermediaries but are facing politcal resistance to changeA British company hired to buy medicines for Ukraine’s health ministry has succeeded in cutting prices by up to a quarter, in a rare success for anti-corruption efforts.Last year, under pressure from activists...

    Arms sales to Saudi Arabia ‘illicit’ due to civilian deaths in Yemen: watchdog
    Aug23

    Arms sales to Saudi Arabia ‘illicit’ due to civilian deaths in Yemen: watchdog

    GENEVA (Reuters) – A group that campaigns for stricter arms sales controls said on Monday that Western powers were breaking international law by selling vast amounts of weapons to Saudi Arabia that are being used to hit civilians in Yemen.The Control Arms Coalition said Britain, France and the United States were flouting the 2014 Arms Trade...

    Afghans push India for more arms, despite Pakistan’s wary eye
    Aug23

    Afghans push India for more arms, despite Pakistan’s wary eye

    India is set to deliver more arms to Afghanistan to help it fight militants, Kabul’s envoy to New Delhi said, even if Pakistan is wary of closer military cooperation between countries lying to its east and west. India has provided a little over $2 billion in economic assistance to Afghanistan in the last 15 years but has been more measured...

    Tory dream of a short, sharp Brexit
    Aug23

    Tory dream of a short, sharp Brexit

    LONDON – Theresa May began the summer reiterating that “Brexit means Brexit.” She will return to work on Wednesday under pressure to explain what British withdrawal will look like. In her absence, a chasm of expectation has opened up between increasingly hardline expectations in Westminster, where Euroskeptics believe their plan for a short,...

    What Trump Gets Right About Alliances
    Aug23

    What Trump Gets Right About Alliances

    America collects allies like Americans collect Facebook friends: the more the better. As a result, Washington defends more than a score of prosperous European states, several leading Asian nations, and a gaggle of Middle Eastern regimes. Yet most of the countries on the Pentagon dole appear to be perpetually unhappy, constantly complaining that...

    WIPO Announces Rating of World Innovative Technology Leaders
    Aug23

    WIPO Announces Rating of World Innovative Technology Leaders

    The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. The World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) has designed a new rating of world leading countries in the sphere of innovative technologies. Like in previous years, the leaders of the rating remained Switzerland, Sweden, Great Britain, the United States,...

    Afghans push India for more arms, despite Pakistan’s wary eye
    Aug23

    Afghans push India for more arms, despite Pakistan’s wary eye

    File – A helicopter donated by India is parked at the airport in Kabul, Afghanistan, on December 25, 2015. Photo: Reuters NEW DELHI: India is set to deliver more arms to Afghanistan to help it fight Islamist militants, Kabul’s envoy to New Delhi said, even if Pakistan is wary of closer military cooperation between countries lying to its...