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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    EU Tightens Visa Regime for Ukrainians
    Jun06

    EU Tightens Visa Regime for Ukrainians

    BELGRADE – The European Union has toughened its visa regime for Ukrainians as verification of applicants’ documents in consulates has become more rigorous and the number of refusals for multiple visa claims has rapidly increased, Kiev-based newspaper Vesti wrote. Even those in Ukraine willing to travel to the Euro-2016 in France are now...

    Police Break Up Protest In Crimea Over Beach Access
    Jun06

    Police Break Up Protest In Crimea Over Beach Access

    Police in Russia-controlled Crimea have forcibly broken up a protest by locals upset over amusement rides being set up near the shores of the Black Sea that they say obstruct access to the beach. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Peru elections:  Kuczynski leads Fujimori by narrow margin
    Jun06

    Peru elections: Kuczynski leads Fujimori by narrow margin

    Keiko Fujimori, daughter of jailed former President Alberto Fujimori, is trailing behind her rival. AP Center-right economist Pedro Pablo Kuczynski had a slight edge over Keiko Fujimori, the daughter of an imprisoned former president, in two quick counts by polling firms that reviewed ballots in Peru’s presidential run-off election on...

    Reporter’s Notebook: Branded a ‘Terrorist’ for Reporting Two Sides of Ukraine’s War
    Jun06

    Reporter’s Notebook: Branded a ‘Terrorist’ for Reporting Two Sides of Ukraine’s War

    A journalist has had guns pointed at him, slept in a shipping container, and walked past corpses, but until now had never been listed as a terrorist by a nationalist website. …read more Source: The New York...

    Tale of Trump and Partner in Azerbaijan Real Estate Project
    Jun06

    Tale of Trump and Partner in Azerbaijan Real Estate Project

    Six months before he entered the presidential race, Donald Trump announced a new real estate project in Baku, Azerbaijan. His partner was the son of a government minister suspected by U.S. diplomats of laundering money for Iran’s military and described as “notoriously corrupt.” Eighteen months later, and only weeks after...

    EU foreign policy chief in Warsaw: The European Union needs Poland very much
    Jun05

    EU foreign policy chief in Warsaw: The European Union needs Poland very much

    Federica Mogherini, a high representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, visited Warsaw on Thursday to discuss the July NATO summit, EU sanctions on Russia and Eastern Partnership. Mogherini met with President Andrzej Duda, Prime Minister Beata Szydło and Foreign Minister Witold Waszczykowski. “I personally count...

    Crimean Tatars Face Russian Crackdown
    Jun05

    Crimean Tatars Face Russian Crackdown

    Topuz Bakhtiyar’s large family was fast asleep in their first-floor apartment in a five-floor building on Tsvetochnaya Street in the city of Yalta, Crimea, early in the morning of February 12 when a group of heavily armed masked men broke the windows and stormed the apartment. Shouting commands in Russian, the raiders locked the women in...

    Russia’s ‘valiant hero’ in Ukraine turns his fire on Vladimir Putin
    Jun05

    Russia’s ‘valiant hero’ in Ukraine turns his fire on Vladimir Putin

    Igor Strelkov, Russian ‘military hero’ of the war in Ukraine, steps out of the shadows to fire salvo at President Putin and predict upheaval in RussiaTwo years ago, Igor Strelkov was the most notorious personality of the war in east Ukraine. A former Russian security forces officer, with a clipped grey moustache and a penchant for...

    Wildrose sorry for comparing NDP carbon tax to Ukraine famine
    Jun05

    Wildrose sorry for comparing NDP carbon tax to Ukraine famine

    EDMONTON – Members of Alberta’s Wildrose Opposition have apologized for comparing the NDP government’s carbon tax to a famine caused by Soviet government policies in Ukraine during the 1930s that killed millions of people. The article posted on a blog says socialist collective mentality has failed around the world and the carbon tax...

    Passengers and crew injured in turbulence on Malaysia Airlines flight from London
    Jun05

    Passengers and crew injured in turbulence on Malaysia Airlines flight from London

    Malaysia Airlines said on Sunday that passengers and crew on a flight from London to Kuala Lumpur suffered minor injuries because of severe turbulence. Malaysia Airlines flight MH1, carrying 378 passengers and crew, experienced “a brief moment of severe turbulence” over the Bay of Bengal, the company said in a statement. A “small number” of...