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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Trumped up
    Jan05

    Trumped up

    An activist of women’s rights group Femen, with make-up applied to look like US President Donald Trump, is seen at a protest near the US embassy in Kyiv yesterday, The protest was against the war of words between Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. …read more Source: Gulf...

    Moscow-led church in Ukraine refuses to bury boy from Kiev branch
    Jan05

    Moscow-led church in Ukraine refuses to bury boy from Kiev branch

    Death of a baby crushed by a man jumping from apartment block exposes religious divide in the Orthodox Christian countryThe death of a baby crushed by a drunk man who committed suicide by jumping out of an eighth-floor apartment in Ukraine has exposed the religious divide in the Orthodox Christian country.A Moscow-led church in the central city...

    Moldova’s top court suspends president’s powers, again
    Jan05

    Moldova’s top court suspends president’s powers, again

    A court has temporarily suspended the powers of Moldova’s President Igor Dodon, paving the way for parliament to bypass his veto and enact a law that would restrict Russian TV broadcasts as foreign propaganda. Former Soviet Moldova, a small country that borders on the European Union and Ukraine, is politically divided between supporters of...

    An Ethiopian thaw, a Syrian flare-up, and an Afghan reprieve: The Cheat Sheet
    Jan05

    An Ethiopian thaw, a Syrian flare-up, and an Afghan reprieve: The Cheat Sheet

    Every week, IRIN’s team of specialist editors scans the humanitarian horizon to curate a reading list on important and unfolding trends and events around the globe: New year, more war in Syria The new year has not been kind to civilians in northern Syria, where a spike in fighting between the government of President Bashar al-Assad and...

    Cooperation between Ukraine and Australia in 2017 – Співпраця України та Австралії в 2017
    Jan05

    Cooperation between Ukraine and Australia in 2017 – Співпраця України та Австралії в 2017

    Cooperation between Ukraine and Australia in 2017 – Співпраця України та Австралії в 2017 …read more Source:...

    Germany Calls For Setting Up UN Peacekeeping Mission In Ukraine Before Russian Election
    Jan05

    Germany Calls For Setting Up UN Peacekeeping Mission In Ukraine Before Russian Election

    Germany’s foreign minister is calling for the establishment of an armed UN peacekeeping mission in eastern Ukraine before Russia’s March presidential election. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    McMaster Says U.S. Must Reveal ‘Insidious’ Russian Meddling To Prevent Further Attacks
    Jan05

    McMaster Says U.S. Must Reveal ‘Insidious’ Russian Meddling To Prevent Further Attacks

    Top White House adviser H.R. McMaster says one of the most important tasks in defending U.S. national security is to reveal Russia’s “insidious” interference in elections worldwide to prevent Moscow from meddling again in the democratic process. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Tillerson asks Russia to ‘lower the level of violence’ in Ukraine

    WASHINGTON — Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Tuesday asked his Russian counterpart to reduce the levels of violence in eastern Ukraine, where Russian troops have intervened on the side of separatist militias in their ongoing clash with the Ukrainian government. “Underscoring the U.S. concern with the rising violence in eastern Ukraine, the...

    Ukrainian Activist Lawyer Nozdrovska Died Of Stab Wounds
    Jan05

    Ukrainian Activist Lawyer Nozdrovska Died Of Stab Wounds

    The National Police office of the Kyiv region says activist attorney Iryna Nozdrovska died of multiple stab wounds in what was described as a “violent death.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The double-exile of Dr. Anton
    Jan05

    The double-exile of Dr. Anton

    KIEV — At sunset, on the outskirts of Kiev, Anton lights a cigarette and looks out from his balcony, hundreds of miles from war, from home, from love. Life for this middle-aged, soft-spoken doctor had become unbearable in his hometown of Donetsk, a frontline city held by Russian-backed forces in eastern Ukraine. His decision to leave, however,...