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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Elderly fare worst in Europe’s forgotten conflict
    Dec02

    Elderly fare worst in Europe’s forgotten conflict

    “A bullet flew in right here,” explains Nadyezhda Semyonovna, 65, to her local pastor, Yura, in the dining room of her home near Avdiivka, eastern Ukraine. “I was wearing pants like this and it went through here,” she says, pointing to the front of her thigh where it sliced through the cloth. “But I wasn’t wounded. Bullets were flying; the...

    Russia warns Ukraine’s missile drills 30 km from Crimea violate border, puts warships on combat alert
    Dec02

    Russia warns Ukraine’s missile drills 30 km from Crimea violate border, puts warships on combat alert

    LONDON — Russia has put air defence units on alert and deployed warships along the west coast of Crimea after the Ukrainian military fired surface-to-air missiles over the Black Sea in a show of military strength that has riled the Kremlin. The Ukrainian military fired 16 S-300 medium-range missiles in drills in its Kherson region, which borders...

    Ukraine’s leader urges EU to extend sanctions against Russia
    Dec02

    Ukraine’s leader urges EU to extend sanctions against Russia

    Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko urged the European Union on Friday to extend sanctions against Russia, which he says continues its armed aggression in eastern Ukraine against international agreements. Poroshenko was … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    Russia’s Putin warns artists against offending believers
    Dec02

    Russia’s Putin warns artists against offending believers

    MOSCOW (AP) — Top Russian cultural figures urged President Vladimir Putin on Friday to protect the freedom of artistic expression — something the Russian leader pledged to do, even as he warned artists to be careful not to offend religious believers. Putin also firmly rejected a plea to release an imprisoned Ukrainian filmmaker, saying that a...

    Russia’s Putin warns artists against offending believers
    Dec02

    Russia’s Putin warns artists against offending believers

    MOSCOW (AP) — Top Russian cultural figures urged President Vladimir Putin on Friday to protect the freedom of artistic expression — something the Russian leader pledged to do, even as he warned artists to be careful not to offend religious believers. A Moscow art gallery recently shut down an exhibition of nude photos by an American photographer...

    Saakashvili announces fund-raising campaign to “turn Ukraine into a superpower”
    Dec02

    Saakashvili announces fund-raising campaign to “turn Ukraine into a superpower”

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    Ukraine provoking Russia to gain more West support: Analyst
    Dec02

    Ukraine provoking Russia to gain more West support: Analyst

    An analyst says Ukraine’s missile tests have created a potentially dangerous situation and Kiev must reconsider pursuing this dangerous approach vis-à-vis Russia. …read more Source:...

    Russian Official Accuses Ukraine Of Undermining Trump Campaign
    Dec02

    Russian Official Accuses Ukraine Of Undermining Trump Campaign

    A senior Russian official on Thursday accused the Ukrainian government of attempting to hurt Donald Trump’s presidential campaign by leaking information about his former campaign manager, according to a Politico report. Read More → …read more Source:...

    Poland, Ukraine look to speed up European gas pipeline
    Dec02

    Poland, Ukraine look to speed up European gas pipeline

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) ” Ukraine’s president says his country and Poland want to speed up the construction of a pipeline link that would bring gas from Europe to Ukraine and aims to cut dependence on Russian deliveries.Petro Poroshenko,… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine’s Leader Urges EU to Extend Sanctions Against Russia
    Dec02

    Ukraine’s Leader Urges EU to Extend Sanctions Against Russia

    WARSAW, Poland — Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko has urged the European Union to extend sanctions against Russia, which he says continues its armed aggression in eastern Ukraine against international agreements. Poroshenko was in Poland on Friday for talks and signing deals on strengthening cooperation in the defense and energy...