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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    US, Europe mull sanctions on Russia over Aleppo
    Oct18

    US, Europe mull sanctions on Russia over Aleppo

    The United States and Europe are considering additional economic sanctions on Russia over its role in the Syrian regime’s assault on Aleppo. …read more Source:...

    EU says Russian assault on Aleppo may be war crime
    Oct18

    EU says Russian assault on Aleppo may be war crime

    Luxembourg – The European Union on Monday strongly condemned Russia for the bombardment of the Syrian city of Aleppo, saying devastating air strikes by Moscow and Damascus could amount to war crimes. More than 300,000 people have been killed since Syria’s conflict erupted in March 2011 (AFP Photo/Youssef Karwashan) mb.com.ph EU foreign...

    Russia threatens ‘symmetrical’ response to US sanctions
    Oct18

    Russia threatens ‘symmetrical’ response to US sanctions

    Moscow will make a “symmetrical” response if Washington decides to impose new sanctions on Russia, a senior Russian diplomat said on Monday amid escalating tensions between the two powers over the Syria settlement. …read more Source: China Internet Information...

    Canada ‘very concerned’ about Russian hacking
    Oct18

    Canada ‘very concerned’ about Russian hacking

    MONTREAL: Canadian Foreign Minister Stephane Dion said Monday he is very concerned about possible Russian hacking, following US accusations against the Kremlin. The nation’s top diplomat did not comment on the specific US allegations, but said he is “very concerned” about the possibility of Canada becoming the next target of Russian cyber...

    British ITV Network to Air Documentary about Jamaican Mary Seacole
    Oct18

    British ITV Network to Air Documentary about Jamaican Mary Seacole

    ITV, a British broadcasting network, will air a documentary about Jamaican Mary Seacole, who is the first black woman to be honored with a statue in the United Kingdom. Mary Seacole was honored with the statue for her work as a nurse during the Crimean War in the 19th century. Created by Martin Jennings, the statue includes a disc based on images...

    Erdogan’s talk of ‘kinsmen’ in Thrace raises concerns in Greece
    Oct17

    Erdogan’s talk of ‘kinsmen’ in Thrace raises concerns in Greece

    The Greek Foreign Ministry on Monday urged Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to respect international agreements, expressing concern that his statement on Saturday, that Ankara “cannot ignore” its kinsmen in Western Thrace, Cyprus and Crimea, could undermine regional stability. …read more Source:...

    Kremlin-funded RT TV says UK bank closing its accounts
    Oct17

    Kremlin-funded RT TV says UK bank closing its accounts

    Kremlin-funded television network RT said yesterday that Britain’s NatWest bank is closing all its accounts in a unilateral decision that Moscow decried as politically motivated. “They have closed our accounts in Britain. All the accounts,” wrote RT editor-in-chief Margarita Simonyan on Twitter. She later said that NatWest has not blocked...

    EU says Russian assault on Aleppo may be war crime
    Oct17

    EU says Russian assault on Aleppo may be war crime

    The European Union on Monday strongly condemned Russia for the bombardment of the Syrian city of Aleppo, saying devastating air strikes by Moscow and Damascus could amount to war crimes. EU foreign ministers meeting in Luxembourg also warned that the 28-nation bloc could impose additional sanctions against Damascus but decided against targeting...

    Ukraine War: Rebel Military Leader Arsen Pavlov Killed In Donetsk Bombing, But Did Russia Or Ukraine Arrange His Death?
    Oct17

    Ukraine War: Rebel Military Leader Arsen Pavlov Killed In Donetsk Bombing, But Did Russia Or Ukraine Arrange His Death?

    Pro-Russian rebels have accused a Ukrainian neo-Nazi group of assassinating one of their commanders in eastern Ukraine, BBC News reported Monday. Russian-born commander Arsen Pavlov, known as “Motorola,” was killed Sunday by a bomb explosion in his apartment building’s elevator in the rebel-held city of Donetsk. Soon after, heavy military...

    Kremlin-backed TV channel cries censorship in UK banking row
    Oct17

    Kremlin-backed TV channel cries censorship in UK banking row

    Russia accused Britain of political censorship today after a British state-owned bank withdrew its services from Kremlin-backed Russian broadcaster RT. RT said NatWest, owned by Royal Bank of Scotland Group (RBS), which is majority-controlled by the British government, had not explained why it was withdrawing its banking services in Britain and...