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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Governor steps down in corruption-plagued Odessa
    Nov07

    Governor steps down in corruption-plagued Odessa

    MOSCOW — Mikhail Saakashvili, the former Georgian president who became governor of Ukraine’s Odessa region, announced Monday that he is resigning in frustration at what he characterized as obstruction in efforts to root out corruption. Saakashvili announced his resignation in a video posted on his Facebook page, saying he felt “cheated and...

    The core of Murray’s genius is there is nothing fake on court or off it
    Nov07

    The core of Murray’s genius is there is nothing fake on court or off it

    Pick up any dictionary and check the definition of honesty. There will be references to integrity, loyalty, candour, right-mindedness, authenticity. All of these describe the Andy Murray I have come to know and, without wishing to confer sainthood on the poor man, the best tennis player these islands have had and the freshly crowned No. 1 in the...

    Bulgaria Needs to Be ‘Generator of Solutions,’ Opposition Presidential Candidate Says
    Nov07

    Bulgaria Needs to Be ‘Generator of Solutions,’ Opposition Presidential Candidate Says

    Bulgaria needs ambitions goals from increasing living standards to developing a good security environment, reforming education and fighting shady elements of power, leading presidential candidate Rumen Radev has said. In an interview with public broadcaster BNT, Radev, who has the best result in the first round of Bulgaria’s presidential...

    Cambodian Lawmaker Sentenced in Border Treaty Dispute
    Nov07

    Cambodian Lawmaker Sentenced in Border Treaty Dispute

    Exiled Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) leader Sam Rainsy rallied to the defense of an opposition lawmaker sentenced to a seven-year prison term on Monday for posting a disputed copy of the border agreement between Cambodia and Vietnam on Facebook in 2015. On Monday the Phnom Penh Municipal Court found Senator Hong Sok Hour guilty of forging...

    Trump’s appeal and the sickness in world democracy
    Nov07

    Trump’s appeal and the sickness in world democracy

    Mercifully, there’s only one day left in the carcinogenic U.S. election campaign of 2016, to be known hereafter as the year in which democracy fell gravely ill. The most obvious cancer symptom in global democracy is Donald Trump’s campaign. But that’s the gaudiest one and closest to home. There are many others. Under Vladimir...

    Why Would the Pentagon Hire A Russian State Company During a Time of Heightened Tensions?
    Nov07

    Why Would the Pentagon Hire A Russian State Company During a Time of Heightened Tensions?

    Dan Goure Security, The time to prize efficiency in the form of lower costs over effectiveness with respect to secure communications is over. In case it escaped your notice, the United States is an undeclared war with Russia. It is nothing like the wars of our past. It involves the use of new technology such as social media, new weapons like...

    Stressed in Odessa
    Nov07

    Stressed in Odessa

    Could Mikheil Saakashvili further stir up Ukrainian politics after storming out of his job as Odessa governor, asks Tom Burridge. …read more Source:...

    Georgia ex-president Saakashvili steps down in Ukraine amid corruption
    Nov07

    Georgia ex-president Saakashvili steps down in Ukraine amid corruption

    Mikhail Saakashvili, the former Georgian president who became governor of Ukraine’s Odessa region, announced Monday that he is resigning in frustration at what he characterized as obstruction in efforts to root out corruption. …read more Source: FOX...

    NATO Official: Alliance Seeks Dialogue, Deterrence on Crimea
    Nov07

    NATO Official: Alliance Seeks Dialogue, Deterrence on Crimea

    A top NATO official says the alliance wants to engage Russia in dialogue despite concern about Moscow’s military buildup in Crimea.NATO Deputy Secretary General Rose Gottemoeller said Monday the alliance was “very concerned” that Russia has “clearly been refurbishing… …read more Source:...

    Canadian military takes part in exercise in Ukraine
    Nov07

    Canadian military takes part in exercise in Ukraine

    The opening ceremony for Exercise Maple Arch 16 was held today at the International Peacekeeping and Security Center (IPSC) in Yavoriv, Ukraine. Approximately 200 military personnel from Canada, Ukraine, Poland, and Lithuania gathered on the parade square to mark the beginning of the exercise, the Canadian Forces noted in a news release. The...