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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Kenya faces praise, uncertainty after election overturned
    Sep03

    Kenya faces praise, uncertainty after election overturned

    NAIROBI: Praise poured in Saturday for Kenya’s judiciary after a historic ruling annulling presidential poll results, as attention turned to how discredited officials will organise a new vote in only two months. Kenya’s press and diplomats hailed the Supreme Court decision to annul last month’s presidential poll as a hard-fought...

    Belarus keeps an eye on Ukraine’s entry rules for foreigners
    Sep03

    Belarus keeps an eye on Ukraine’s entry rules for foreigners

    “Ukrainian partners have not yet told us anything officially. But we believe that the relevant information will be received in advance. Sharing such information is stipulated by the bilateral agreement on visa-free travels,” said the press secretary. …read more Source:...

    Donald Trump just retaliated against Russia. Here’s what he did.
    Sep01

    Donald Trump just retaliated against Russia. Here’s what he did.

    A common narrative presented by opponents of President Donald Trump is that he is, at best, too friendly with Russia, and at worst, actively working with the adversarial nation to further his own personal or business interests. If that was ever the case, it doesn’t appear to be so anymore, as the Trump administration announced Thursday that...

    Moscow Sees Russian Reporter’s Detention in Kiev as Abduction
    Sep01

    Moscow Sees Russian Reporter’s Detention in Kiev as Abduction

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Russia’s Channel One television said on Wednesday that its correspondent Kurbatova had been abducted in Kiev. The Ukrainian Security Service said later that its officers detained the reporter to forcibly return her to Russia. “This incident can be hardly qualified as anything else but another abduction of a Russian...

    Kyrgyz President received congratulations on Independence Day
    Sep01

    Kyrgyz President received congratulations on Independence Day

    Bishkek, Aug. 31, 2017. /Kabar/. President of Kyrgyzstan Almazbek Atambayev continues to receive congratulations from leaders of foreign countries on the occasion of the Independence Day, the Kyrgyz President’s press service reported. Congratulation of Tajik President Emomali Rahmon: “I take this opportunity to express my hope that...

    Court In Russia Sentences Tatar Activist To Three Years In Prison
    Sep01

    Court In Russia Sentences Tatar Activist To Three Years In Prison

    A court in Kazan, the capital of Russia’s Tatarstan region, has sentenced a local activist to three years in prison for inciting hatred on the Internet, inflicting bodily harm, and hooliganism — charges which rights groups say are fabricated. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    U.S. Shuts Down Russia’s Consulate in San Francisco
    Sep01

    U.S. Shuts Down Russia’s Consulate in San Francisco

    (WASHINGTON) — In an escalating tit-for-tat, the United States forced Russia on Thursday to shutter its consulate in San Francisco and scale back its diplomatic presence in Washington and New York, as relations between the two former Cold War foes continued to unravel. The Trump administration said the move constituted its response to the...

    EU Brexit Negotiator Worried About Ukraine Funding
    Sep01

    EU Brexit Negotiator Worried About Ukraine Funding

    The European Union’s chief Brexit negotiator has expressed concern that Britain might not honor long-term EU loans to Ukraine after it leaves the 28-member union. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Moscow Sees Russian Reporter’s Detention in Kiev as Abduction
    Sep01

    Moscow Sees Russian Reporter’s Detention in Kiev as Abduction

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Russia’s Channel One television said on Wednesday that its correspondent Kurbatova had been abducted in Kiev. The Ukrainian Security Service said later that its officers detained the reporter to forcibly return her to Russia. “This incident can be hardly qualified as anything else but another abduction of a Russian...

    US Orders Russian Consulate in San Francisco to Close
    Sep01

    US Orders Russian Consulate in San Francisco to Close

    U.S. officials have ordered Russia to close three diplomatic buildings in the United States, part of the ongoing quarrel between the two countries over U.S. sanctions. The action follows Russia’s demand earlier this month that the U.S. reduce the number of personnel at its diplomatic missions in the country. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson...