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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Putin’s “Compatriots”
    Oct23

    Putin’s “Compatriots”

    Damir Marusic sat down with scholar Agnia Grigas to discuss her new book on Putin’s policies. Below is an edited transcript.Damir Marusic for TAI: Tell us a little bit about the book Beyond Crimea: The New Russian Empire, and what you set out to do in writing it. Agnia Grigas: I set out to write this book in early 2014 with the aim of...

    Gay rights progress faces Europe backlash: activists
    Oct23

    Gay rights progress faces Europe backlash: activists

    NICOSIA: ILGA-Europe conference-goers in Nicosia said hate speech and the scapegoating of LGBTI campaign groups were fuelling a rise in attacks across Europe -AFP photo Europe has made enormous progress on gay rights since the 1990s, but those gains are now being threatened by rising intolerance, according to activists from across the continent....

    What the Reykjavik summit can tell us about the “new Cold War” 30 years later
    Oct22

    What the Reykjavik summit can tell us about the “new Cold War” 30 years later

    FILE – In this May 24, 1985, file photo, President Ronald Reagan works at his desk in the oval office of the White House as he prepares a speech on tax revision. In an editorial published on June 2, 2016, the San Diego Union-Tribune urged Republican readers to write-in Reagan instead of voting for Donald Trump in California’s GOP...

    Radio listeners mourn passing of Live 88.5 DJ Katfish Morgan
    Oct22

    Radio listeners mourn passing of Live 88.5 DJ Katfish Morgan

    Michel Maisonneuve knew before most folks that his kid brother would be using his wits and voice to make a living. “He was a blabbermouth, even as a kid,” Maisonneuve laughs, recalling breakfasts in the family home when the kid who would adopt the radio moniker “Katfish Morgan”, would regale the table with non-stop chatter. “I’d complain to...

    1800s Estonian frat bros put on classy and elegant drag shows
    Oct22

    1800s Estonian frat bros put on classy and elegant drag shows

    …More about Fraternity, Transvestite, Crossdressing, Drag, and History …read more Source:...

    In West Bank Hamlet, Ukrainian Brides Help Samaritan Faith Stay Afloat
    Oct22

    In West Bank Hamlet, Ukrainian Brides Help Samaritan Faith Stay Afloat

    Ukrainian women are coming to the rescue of the ancient Samaritan community in the West Bank, whose numbers have dwindled to fewer than 1,000. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Egypt, Russia deny Polish claims that Egypt will sell Mistral warships to Russia
    Oct22

    Egypt, Russia deny Polish claims that Egypt will sell Mistral warships to Russia

    Kremlin spokesperson Dmitry Peskov and spokesperson of the Egyptian Embassy in Moscow Ayman Moussa denied the claims of Poland’s defence minister saying that Egypt plans to sell two Mistral warships to Russia for $1. Polish defence minister Antoni Macierewicz reportedly said during a parliamentary debate on Thursday that he had obtained...

    Russia denies Polish claim Egypt sold it warships for $1
    Oct22

    Russia denies Polish claim Egypt sold it warships for $1

    After Paris refused to sell Russia warships due to the latter’s occupation of the Crimean peninsula, the French decided to sell the Mistral class ships to Egypt; the Poles are claiming that the ships were then sold to Russia by Egypt for $1, a move which Russia denies. …read more Source: Yedioth...

    The forced return of Belavia plane causes diplomatic unease between Belarus, Ukraine
    Oct22

    The forced return of Belavia plane causes diplomatic unease between Belarus, Ukraine

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    Belarus issues official complaint to Ukraine over grounded flight
    Oct22

    Belarus issues official complaint to Ukraine over grounded flight

    The Security Service of Ukraine commented on the issue saying they forced the aircraft to return because it contained “threat to national security”. …read more Source:...