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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Second photography flashpoint over war photos in Moscow
    Sep30

    Second photography flashpoint over war photos in Moscow

    A group of men invaded the Sakharov Centre in the Russian capital and disrupted the exhibition of work which features photographs from Ukraine’s embattled east. …read more Source:...

    Russia spends ‘fortune’ on bridge to Crimea
    Sep30

    Russia spends ‘fortune’ on bridge to Crimea

    A massive construction project has begun in Russia to build a 19km bridge to its newest region, Crimea, after it was annexed from Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Netherlands summons Russian envoy over MH17 probe criticism
    Sep30

    Netherlands summons Russian envoy over MH17 probe criticism

    THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Netherlands has summoned Russia’s ambassador to complain about Russian criticism of the Dutch public prosecutor’s office over the probe into the downing of Malaysian Airlines flight 17. The Russian ambassador was called Friday to the foreign ministry in The Hague over statements that the Dutch say...

    Netherlands summons Russian envoy over MH17 probe criticism
    Sep30

    Netherlands summons Russian envoy over MH17 probe criticism

    The international criminal investigation concluded that a missile which destroyed the Malaysian passenger jet over Ukraine in 2014 and killed all 298 people aboard was fired from rebel-controlled territory by a mobile launcher trucked in from Russia and hastily returned there. …read more Source: San Francisco...

    Russia, Ukraine Oppose Georgieva’s Nomination for UN Secretary General
    Sep30

    Russia, Ukraine Oppose Georgieva’s Nomination for UN Secretary General

    Russia and Ukraine are among a few of the countries that have raised questions regarding the Bulgarian nomination of European Commissioner Kristalina Georgieva for UN Secretary General, announced Radio Free Europe. Russia, Angola and Malaysia – all members of the Security Council asked Sofia for clarifications after it proposed Georgieva as...

    U.K. Ambassador To Ukraine Concerned About Mejlis Ban
    Sep30

    U.K. Ambassador To Ukraine Concerned About Mejlis Ban

    British Ambassador to Ukraine Judith Gough has expressed concerns over a ruling by Russia’s Supreme Court that upheld a ban on the Mejlis, the self-governing body of Crimean Tatars in Ukraine’s occupied territory of Crimea. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Dutch government rebukes Russian ambassador over MH17 remarks
    Sep30

    Dutch government rebukes Russian ambassador over MH17 remarks

    AMSTERDAM – The Dutch Foreign Ministry summoned Russia’s ambassador in The Hague for a diplomatic rebuke on Friday after Moscow made remarks critical of the criminal investigation into the crash of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17., Earlier this week, a team of international investigators presented findings showing that the missile...

    Dutch Government Rebukes Russian Ambassador Over MH17 Remarks
    Sep30

    Dutch Government Rebukes Russian Ambassador Over MH17 Remarks

    The Dutch Foreign Ministry has summoned Russia’s ambassador in The Hague for a diplomatic rebuke after Moscow made remarks critical of the criminal investigation into the crash of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Angela Merkel, Barack Obama: Aleppo bombing ‘barbarous’
    Sep30

    Angela Merkel, Barack Obama: Aleppo bombing ‘barbarous’

    Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany and U.S. President Barack Obama urged Russia and Ukraine to “begin the disengagement of forces along the line of contact as quickly as possible.” The two leaders also jointly condemned as “barbarous” the bombing of Aleppo by Russian military forces supporting the regime of Bashar Assad. Merkel and Obama spoke...

    Russia Fighting in Syria for a Year, Still at Odds With US
    Sep30

    Russia Fighting in Syria for a Year, Still at Odds With US

    WASHINGTON—A year after Russia waded into the war in Syria, aiming to flex its national security muscles and prop up beleaguered Syrian President Bashar Assad, Moscow appears no closer to one of its military goals: getting the U.S. to coordinate combat operations in the civil war. And prospects of a diplomatic resolution seem dim. The yearlong...