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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Why Portugal has become an oasis of stability
    Dec01

    Why Portugal has become an oasis of stability

    LISBON — Any celebrations of António Costa‘s first anniversary as Portugal’s prime minister were muted by the announcement this week that the man Costa spent five months persuading to lead Portugal’s biggest bank had resigned, plunging into doubt the government’s efforts to shore up the...

    Putin deploys 55,000 TROOPS along Ukrainian border as brinksmanship battle continues
    Dec01

    Putin deploys 55,000 TROOPS along Ukrainian border as brinksmanship battle continues

    RUSSIA are building a massive army on the border with Ukraine as fears of an invasion continue to rise. …read more Source:...

    President Atambayev: "For five years, we have passed a difficult path, but we were able to make a peaceful and creative country"
    Dec01

    President Atambayev: "For five years, we have passed a difficult path, but we were able to make a peaceful and creative country"

    Bishkek, December 1 / Kabar /. “For five years we have passed a difficult path, but were able to make a peaceful and creative country,” President Almazbek Atambayev said today at a press conference after five years of his presidency. “Today is the sixth year of my tenure. Time is very fleeting. And I hope we were able to do very...

    Russian wind blows over Eastern Europe
    Dec01

    Russian wind blows over Eastern Europe

    KIEV, Ukraine — The anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall on November 9, 1989, and the subsequent collapse of communism in Eastern Europe, passed with barely a whimper this year. A chill wind blowing from the East put a damper on the celebrations. Russia, which Europe kept at arms length for so long, is once again ascendant....

    The Italian movement that could remake Europe
    Dec01

    The Italian movement that could remake Europe

    FLORENCE — Before there was Brexit or Donald Trump, there was Italy’s 5Star Movement. Ever since it burst onto the scene in 2013, at the height of the euro crisis, the anti-establishment, Euroskeptic political party has served as the country’s largest, and loudest, opposition group, stubbornly defying...

    EU and Russia on the brink of WAR as Kremlin official blames Brussels for ‘VISA GENOCIDE’
    Dec01

    EU and Russia on the brink of WAR as Kremlin official blames Brussels for ‘VISA GENOCIDE’

    TENSIONS between the EU and Putin are at breaking point as a Kremlin official labelled the Brussels ban on issuing visas to Russians living in the Crimea as “visa genocide”. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine prepares missile test near Crimea, angering Russia
    Dec01

    Ukraine prepares missile test near Crimea, angering Russia

    KIEV: Ukraine was due to start two days of missile tests on Thursday – a move that has angered Russia, prompting it to put its air defence forces on high alert on the annexed Crimea peninsula. The disagreement marks a fresh escalation in tensions between the one-time allies, whose relations collapsed in 2014 after Russia seized Crimea and backed...

    Russia Detains 2 Ukrainian Army Deserters Who Crossed Border
    Dec01

    Russia Detains 2 Ukrainian Army Deserters Who Crossed Border

    Russian border guards said they detained two Ukrainian soldiers who deserted from the Ukrainian armed forces and crossed the border into Russia. Russian news agencies quoted the border guard service in the southern region of Rostov-on-Don on November 30 as saying the two men deserted because they were tired of fighting. There was no immediate...

    Ukraine prepares missile test near Crimea, angering Russia
    Dec01

    Ukraine prepares missile test near Crimea, angering Russia

    Ukraine was due to start two days of missile tests on Thursday – a move that has angered Russia, prompting it to put its air defence forces on high alert on the annexed Crimea peninsula. …read more Source: The Sydney Morning...

    Stranger Danger: Spyhunters Tell Lithuanians to be Wary
    Dec01

    Stranger Danger: Spyhunters Tell Lithuanians to be Wary

    A single mother takes a kindly man into her confidence. A student is plied with beer by a smiling stranger. Beguiling scenes. But Lithuanians are being urged in TV ads to be wary of the kindness of strangers and call a new “spyline” to check if they are being lured into espionage by foreign agents. By foreign agents, Lithuania means the Kremlin....