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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Living in Opytne – on the Ukrainian frontline
    Oct27

    Living in Opytne – on the Ukrainian frontline

    About five million people live in the parts of eastern Ukraine where the Ukrainian army has been fighting pro-Russia separatists for the past two years. Some of these people are living in towns and villages that are close to the no-man’s land between the two sides, or that sit on the Ukrainian frontline. …read more Source: Radio...

    U.S. And U.K. Will Send Troops, Planes To Deter Russia In The East
    Oct27

    U.S. And U.K. Will Send Troops, Planes To Deter Russia In The East

    BRUSSELS ― Britain said on Wednesday it will send fighter jets to Romania next year and the United States promised troops, tanks and artillery to Poland in NATO’s biggest military build-up on Russia’s borders since the Cold War.Germany, Canada and other NATO allies also pledged forces at a defense ministers meeting in Brussels on the...

    Kremlin Denies Putin Aide Hack: ‘He Does Not Use Email’
    Oct27

    Kremlin Denies Putin Aide Hack: ‘He Does Not Use Email’

    The Kremlin has denied that Ukrainian hacktivists broke into the email address of one of President Vladimir Putin’s top aides, claiming “he does not use email,” Russian news agency Interfax reports. The alleged hack, released by a Ukrainian group calling itself Cyber Hunta, published over 2,000 emails from what they claim to be the...

    Two Yazidi women receive EU Zacharov Award
    Oct27

    Two Yazidi women receive EU Zacharov Award

    Two Yazidi women who survived sexual enslavement by Islamic State before escaping and becoming advocates for their people in Iraq have won the EU’s Sakharov human rights prize. Nadia Murad and Lamiya Aji Bashar were abducted along with other Yazidi women in August 2014 when their home village of Kocho in northern Iraq was attacked by Isis...

    Parliament awards Sakharov Prize to Yazidi women
    Oct27

    Parliament awards Sakharov Prize to Yazidi women

    Two Yazidi women, who have advocated the plight of survivors of horrific abuse by ISIL in Iraq, have been awarded the European Parliament’s 2016 Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought, the Parliament’s president Martin Schulz announced on Thursday. Nadia Murad Basee and Lamiya Aji Bashar “are representatives for the Yazidi community...

    UK and US Sending War Planes to Romania as NATO’s Builds Defenses on Russia’s Borders
    Oct27

    UK and US Sending War Planes to Romania as NATO’s Builds Defenses on Russia’s Borders

    The US F22 airplanes’ and crews were welcomed at the Romanian air base near the Black Sea -Photo AP BRUSSSLES – The United Kingdom said on Wednesday it will send fighter jets to Romania next year and the United States promised troops, tanks and artillery to Poland in NATO’s biggest military build-up on Russia’s borders since the...

    Living in Optyne – on the Ukrainian frontline
    Oct27

    Living in Optyne – on the Ukrainian frontline

    About five million people live in the parts of eastern Ukraine where the Ukrainian army has been fighting pro-Russia separatists for the past two years. Some of these people are living in towns and villages that are close to the no-man’s land between the two sides, or that sit on the Ukrainian frontline. …read more Source: Radio...

    Ukrainian jet fighter threat against Belavia aircraft confirmed
    Oct27

    Ukrainian jet fighter threat against Belavia aircraft confirmed

    “We have a transcript of the conversation that pilots of the Belavia aircraft had with the Ukrainian air traffic control while on the way from Kiev to Minsk on 21 October. The document clearly states that combat air force will be employed if the Belarusian aircraft does not turn around and fly back to Kiev,” stressed Dmitry Mironchik. …read...

    Britain, US sending planes, troops to deter Russia in the east
    Oct27

    Britain, US sending planes, troops to deter Russia in the east

    Britain said on Wednesday it will send fighter jets to Romania next year and the United States promised troops, tanks and artillery to Poland in NATO’s biggest military build-up on Russia’s borders since the Cold War.Germany, Canada and other NATO allies also pledged forces at a defense ministers meeting in Brussels on the same day...

    [Ticker] Yazidi activists scoop EU rights prize
    Oct27

    [Ticker] Yazidi activists scoop EU rights prize

    Nadia Murad Basee and Lamiya Ali Bashar, two women from the Yazidi minority in Syria, who were made into sex slaves by the jihadist group Islamic State, and who now campaign for Yazidi rights, have won this year’s European Parliament Sakharov prize for freedom of thought. Mustafa Dzhemilev, the leader-in-exile of Crimea’s Tatar...