: :inin Kyiv (EET)

Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Moldovans electing president for 1st time in 20 years
    Oct30

    Moldovans electing president for 1st time in 20 years

    CHISINAU, Moldova (AP) — Moldovans began voting Sunday for a president in an election that could move the former Soviet republic closer to Europe or push it back into Russia’s orbit. It is the first time in 20 years citizens have directly voted for their president in a country where many are angry about high-level corruption. Both the...

    Could Moldova’s first presidential poll in 20 years push it back into Russia’s orbit?
    Oct30

    Could Moldova’s first presidential poll in 20 years push it back into Russia’s orbit?

    Ex-Soviet Moldova went to the polls Sunday in its first popular presidential election since the 1990s, seen as a tug-of-war between supporters of closer relations with Russia and those seeking EU integration. The crisis-hit country of 3.5 million wedged between Ukraine and Romania is the poorest in Europe and has struggled with a string of...

    Sofia shows reticence towards future increase of NATO forces near border with Russia
    Oct30

    Sofia shows reticence towards future increase of NATO forces near border with Russia

    NATO’s Defense Ministers decided that the alliance should launch 4 military battalions consisting of 4,000 soldiers in the Baltic countries in response to Russia’s decision to deploy 330,000 military men along its western border. The USA is to deploy a battalion of 900 soldiers to Eastern Poland, as well as a contingent of tanks and...

    Man renames himself iPhone 7 to win the phone
    Oct30

    Man renames himself iPhone 7 to win the phone

    A Ukrainian man has officially changed his name to iPhone 7 after an electronics store offered the latest Apple product More… …read more Source: Emirates...

    Ukrainian man renames himself iPhone 7 to win the phone
    Oct29

    Ukrainian man renames himself iPhone 7 to win the phone

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — A Ukrainian man has officially changed his name to iPhone 7 after an electronics store offered the latest Apple product to the first five people who do that. The 20-year old iPhone Sim (Seven) got the coveted prize Friday. He said he might change it back to his original name, Olexander Turin, when he has children. The price...

    An Education and a Pleasure
    Oct29

    An Education and a Pleasure

    Anne Applebaum is an expert on world affairs, and in particular on Eastern Europe, Russia, and the former Soviet Union. She is the author of several books, including Gulag: A History, which won the Pulitzer prize. And she is a columnist for the Washington Post.Her husband, Radek Sikorski, is a Polish politician, journalist, and writer. He was...

    David Johnstone: UN chief must marginalise the far right
    Oct29

    David Johnstone: UN chief must marginalise the far right

    António Guterres, set to become the new Secretary General of the United Nations, faces no small task. The unenviable job, will require his attention on an ever growing number of issues blighting our world; Syria, South Sudan, Somalia, Libya, Ukraine, the migrant crisis, saving the Colombian peace deal, the threat of a nuclear North Korea,...

    Frans Timmermans urges Dutch opposition to back Ukraine deal
    Oct29

    Frans Timmermans urges Dutch opposition to back Ukraine deal

    European Commission’s First Vice President Frans Timmermans on Saturday called on opposition parties in the Dutch parliament to support the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement even though voters in the Netherlands rejected it at a referendum in April. In an interview with the Dutch public radio, Timmermans said that a “non-binding referendum...

    Sanctions against Russia should be maintained: US official
    Oct29

    Sanctions against Russia should be maintained: US official

    America believes the current level of sanctions against Russia in connection with its aggression on Ukraine should be maintained, US coordinator for sanctions policy Daniel Fried has said, according to the onet.pl website. …read more Source: Polskie...

    How hackers apparently fooled Clinton’s campaign chairman with bogus email
    Oct29

    How hackers apparently fooled Clinton’s campaign chairman with bogus email

    The hackers sent John Podesta an official-looking email on Saturday, March 19, that appeared to come from Google. It warned that someone in Ukraine had obtained Podesta’s personal Gmail password and tried unsuccessfully to log in, and it directed him to a website where he should “change your password immediately.” …read more Source:...