: :inin Kyiv (EET)

Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Murray, Edmund set up all-British quarterfinal
    Oct06

    Murray, Edmund set up all-British quarterfinal

    BEIJING — Andy Murray will meet Kyle Edmund in an all-British quarterfinal at the China Open after the No. 1 seed beat Andrey Kuznetsov in straight sets. 
The world No. 2, 29, served five double faults but overcame the Russian 6-2, 6-1 in one hour and 16 minutes. 
Edmund, 21, broke Spanish world No. 18 Roberto Bautista Agut in the seventh game of...

    Russia’s Information Warfare Continues
    Oct06

    Russia’s Information Warfare Continues

    Speculation about Russian interference in the up-coming U.S. presidential election is flowing fast in the U.S. media. Russia was widely believed to be responsible for embarrassing email hacks at the Democratic National Convention. Speculation abounds in the media that the Russian government might try to throw the U.S. election this way or that...

    Russia suspends US joint nuclear energy research
    Oct06

    Russia suspends US joint nuclear energy research

    MOSCOW (AFP) – Russia said Wednesday it was suspending joint research on nuclear energy projects with the United States, as Moscows standoff with the West shows no sign of abating.The Russian foreign ministry said Moscow could no longer trust Washington in such a sensitive sphere.The move came after Russian President Vladimir Putin on...

    Kerry calls Lavrov despite freeze on Syria talks
    Oct06

    Kerry calls Lavrov despite freeze on Syria talks

    WASHINGTON (AFP) – Secretary of State John Kerry called his Russian counterpart to talk about the fighting in Syria on Wednesday, two days after Washington suspended contacts on reviving a ceasefire there.US officials insisted the call to Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, which Kerry requested, did not represent a rapid U-turn and that...

    Ukraine Crisis: Water SupplyFor 600,000 PeopleUnder Threat
    Oct06

    Ukraine Crisis: Water SupplyFor 600,000 PeopleUnder Threat

    Geneva/Kyiv (ICRC) – The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has announced it will step in to pay electricity bills, on an emergency basis, to avoid water being cut off to 600,000 people in eastern Ukraine. This exceptional move will help people living on both sides of the contact line in the Lugansk region. ldquo;We rsquo;ve...

    Memorial Ceremony for Nazi Massacre Warns of History Repeating
    Oct06

    Memorial Ceremony for Nazi Massacre Warns of History Repeating

    KYIV, Ukraine—Last week, Ukraine commemorated the 75th anniversary of the Nazi massacre at the Babyn Yar ravine outside of Kyiv. From September 29, 1941, until September 1943, the Nazis murdered 100,000 people at Babyn Yar, also known as Babi Yar in Russian. Of the dead, more than 50,000 were Jews. The other victims comprised gypsies, Soviet...

    @Kady: From Oktoberfest to fish farms, it’s time for a new batch of private members’ business
    Oct06

    @Kady: From Oktoberfest to fish farms, it’s time for a new batch of private members’ business

    Fifteen lucky backbench MPs are about to get the chance to command the undivided attention of the House of Commons. If they succeed in persuading a majority of Chamber colleagues to sign onto their proposal, it could eventually change the law of the land. At the very least, the House will spend an hour or two debating the pros and cons before...

    Ukraine issues Russia travel warning
    Oct05

    Ukraine issues Russia travel warning

    KIEV: Ukraine warned its citizens on Wednesday against travelling to Russia, saying they were at risk following an increase in harassment and detentions of Ukrainians by Russian security services. The move is further testimony to the breakdown in relations between the one-time allies in the wake of Russia’s annexation of Crimea in early...

    Russia Suspends Nuclear Agreement, Ends Uranium Research Pact With United States
    Oct05

    Russia Suspends Nuclear Agreement, Ends Uranium Research Pact With United States

    Russia further curtailed its cooperation with the United States in nuclear energy on Wednesday, suspending a research agreement and terminating one on uranium conversion, two days after the Kremlin shelved a plutonium pact with Washington.The Russian government said that as counter-measures to the U.S. sanctions imposed on Russia over Ukraine, it...

    Ukraine Calls For International Support For Journalists Held By Russia
    Oct05

    Ukraine Calls For International Support For Journalists Held By Russia

    Lawmakers in Ukraine have called on parliaments across the world to help defend the rights of two Ukrainian journalists held in Moscow and the Crimean Peninsula Ukraine’s parliament approved on Octob …read more Source: Big News...