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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Fidel Castro: The Life & Death of a Monster
    Nov29

    Fidel Castro: The Life & Death of a Monster

    Background: The third of six children, Fidel Alejandro Castro Ruz was born on August 13, 1926 (although some sources claim that he was born a year later), in Cuba’s eastern province of Oriente. His father, Angel, was a wealthy sugar plantation owner originally from Spain. Raised in affluence while surrounded by poverty, Fidel Castro was...

    Three Weeks into the Trump Pre-Presidency
    Nov29

    Three Weeks into the Trump Pre-Presidency

    It is now three weeks since the U.S. elections, and except for writing a short piece that appeared in Helsinki in Finnish, this is the first time that I have put pen to paper to comment on them. I greatly appreciate the notes from several readers asking why I have been silent. There were two reasons. First, writing when one is extremely involved...

    Dostuk Music Fest kicks off in Bishkek in celebration of diplomatic relations between Kyrgyzstan and US
    Nov29

    Dostuk Music Fest kicks off in Bishkek in celebration of diplomatic relations between Kyrgyzstan and US

    Bishkek, November 29 / Kabar/ The U.S. Embassy in the Kyrgyz Republicis sponsoring a one-week tour (November 28 – December 4) of the American bluegrass group, “Henhouse Prowlers.” This tour, called the “Dostuk Music Fest,” is taking place in celebration of the 25th anniversary of diplomatic relations between the United States and the Kyrgyz...

    Qatar is Ukraine’s key investment partner
    Nov29

    Qatar is Ukraine’s key investment partner

    Qatar is considered as a very important commercial and investment partner and a potential supplier of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) to Ukraine, said Yevhen Mykytenko, Ambassador of Ukraine to Qatar.He was speaking at a high-level reception hosted by the Ukranian Embassy for key private and public sector officials from Qatari Ministries and state...

    Intel Chief: Russia Eased Hacking After U.S. Accused Kremlin
    Nov29

    Intel Chief: Russia Eased Hacking After U.S. Accused Kremlin

    WASHINGTON — Director of National Intelligence James Clapper said Thursday that Russia curtailed its election-related cyberactivity after the Obama administration accused Moscow of trying to interfere with the presidential race. The top U.S. intelligence official also said he had formally submitted a resignation letter effective at the end of...

    Russia Prolongs Pretrial Detention Of Ukrainian Journalist
    Nov29

    Russia Prolongs Pretrial Detention Of Ukrainian Journalist

    A court in Moscow has prolonged the pretrial detention of Ukrainian journalist Roman Sushchenko, who has been held in Russia on suspicion of espionage. The Lefortovo District Court on November 28 ord …read more Source: Big News...

    Germany Has Only Modest Hopes for Ukraine Talks Tuesday
    Nov29

    Germany Has Only Modest Hopes for Ukraine Talks Tuesday

    Ukrainian and Russian foreign ministers that they remained committed to implementing the cease-fire accord and to constructing a road map for doing so. I dont think its a big secret that the expec …read more Source: Big News...

    Ex-Ukraine leader in court as witness over deaths
    Nov29

    Ex-Ukraine leader in court as witness over deaths

    Ukraine’s exiled president, Viktor Yanukovych, has denied ordering police to shoot protesters as he appeared in court as a witness via videolink from Russia. …read more Source: Sky...

    Between Putin and Trump
    Nov29

    Between Putin and Trump

    Few European leaders celebrated the results of the U.S. presidential election with as much gusto as much as Viktor Orban, the prime minister of Hungary. It makes sense: Orban and President-elect Donald Trump share a love of border fences, an open admiration for Russian President Vladimir Putin, a deep skepticism of American involvement abroad,...

    Internet Freedom Declines in Russia, Ukraine, Improves in Belarus
    Nov29

    Internet Freedom Declines in Russia, Ukraine, Improves in Belarus

    Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev. Source: Wikimedia Commons Freedom House’s annual “Freedom on the Net” report, released this month, paints a worrying picture of declining internet freedom in Russian-speaking parts of the world. Russia, Belarus and Central Asian states including Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan were rated as “not free” in...