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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Propaganda hiding behind media freedom – not permissible, evaluates Estonia
    Sep15

    Propaganda hiding behind media freedom – not permissible, evaluates Estonia

    Recognising press freedom as a cornerstone of democracy, the state cannot let propaganda hide behind press freedom, stated Estonian Foreign Minister Sven Mikser n Ukraine. …read more Source: Baltic News...

    Peacekeepers Deployment in Donbass May Lead to Easing of Anti-Russia Sanctions
    Sep15

    Peacekeepers Deployment in Donbass May Lead to Easing of Anti-Russia Sanctions

    BERLIN (Sputnik) — German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel believes that sanctions against Russia may be loosened in case of successful implementation of the initiative on deployment of UN peacekeepers to eastern Ukraine. Gabriel pointed out that earlier this week, the issue of peacekeepers’ deployment had been discussed by German Chancellor...

    Romanian, Bulgarian, Greek, Hungarian foreign ministers sign joint letter on Ukraine’s education law
    Sep15

    Romanian, Bulgarian, Greek, Hungarian foreign ministers sign joint letter on Ukraine’s education law

    Romania’s Foreign Minister Teodor Melescanu, Bulgarian Foreign Minister Ekaterina Zakharieva, Greece’s Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias and Hungary’s Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto have sent their Ukrainian counterpart Pavlo Klimkin, Council of Europe’s Secretary General Thorbjorn Jagland and OSCE High Commissioner for...

    Russia tests ICMB missile along NATO border
    Sep15

    Russia tests ICMB missile along NATO border

    Russia carried out an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) test in the country’s remote northwest ahead of a huge war game scheduled to begin later this week that will involve thousands of troops near the Belarus western border with NATO countries. The launch of the RS-24 Yars missile, a weapon with a reported range of 7,500 miles and...

    US imposes sanctions against 11 Iranian and Ukrainian entities and individuals
    Sep15

    US imposes sanctions against 11 Iranian and Ukrainian entities and individuals

    …read more Source: NEWS.am

    In Ukraine, Children’s Book Featuring Lesbian Parents Met With Threats, Fears Of Violence
    Sep15

    In Ukraine, Children’s Book Featuring Lesbian Parents Met With Threats, Fears Of Violence

    A children’s book featuring a story about a girl and her two mothers struck a nerve among some Ukrainians, leading its presentation at a Kyiv book fair to be canceled over fears of violence. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russian-Israeli Blogger Leaves Azerbaijan After Presidential Pardon
    Sep15

    Russian-Israeli Blogger Leaves Azerbaijan After Presidential Pardon

    A Russian-Israeli blogger who was jailed in Baku for traveling to Azerbaijan’s breakaway Nagorno-Karabakh region has left Baku on a flight to Israeli, three days after receiving a pardon from President Ilham Aliyev. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    War Games Meet Mind Games
    Sep15

    War Games Meet Mind Games

    Russia and Belarus officially launched their weeklong war games on Tuesday, in a display of military muscle-flexing that has set much of Europe on edge. As the Wall Street Journal notes, the Zapad (“West”) drills began with Russian tanks moving toward Belarus, while a wary NATO keeps watch with a surveillance plane: NATO had promised to keep a...

    In Ukraine, Children’s Book Featuring Lesbian Parents Met With Threats, Fears Of Violence
    Sep15

    In Ukraine, Children’s Book Featuring Lesbian Parents Met With Threats, Fears Of Violence

    A children’s book featuring a story about a girl and her two mothers struck a nerve among some Ukrainians, leading its presentation at a Kyiv book fair to be canceled over fears of violence. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    In the Ukrainian city of Uman, businesses and mobsters follow the Jewish pilgrims
    Sep15

    In the Ukrainian city of Uman, businesses and mobsters follow the Jewish pilgrims

    An Israeli visitor to Uman examining a Ukrainian luxury limousine parked on the city’s heavily Jewish Pushkin Street, Sept. 8, 2017. (Cnaan Liphshiz) UMAN, Ukraine (JTA) — By selling coffee to Jewish tourists, 18-year-old Yuri Breskov can earn in a week more than his teachers from high school make annually in this provincial city. His...