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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Football: Turkey’s ‘stars’ absent again for Ukraine
    Oct05

    Football: Turkey’s ‘stars’ absent again for Ukraine

    Coach Fatih Terim has sparked discussion by dropping Euro 2016 players …read more Source: Anadolu...

    Moscow is bankrolling Ukraine rebels: ex-separatist official
    Oct05

    Moscow is bankrolling Ukraine rebels: ex-separatist official

    MOSCOW – A former senior official from breakaway eastern Ukraine said Russia directly finances pensions and public sector salaries in the two pro-Russian regions there. The assertion by former separatist minister Alexander Khodakovsky… …read more Source:...

    Moscow is bankrolling Ukraine rebels: ex-separatist official
    Oct05

    Moscow is bankrolling Ukraine rebels: ex-separatist official

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – A former senior official from breakaway eastern Ukraine said Russia directly finances pensions and public sector salaries in the two pro-Russian regions there. …read more Source:...

    Can Mike Pence’s Denial of Reality Work for Him?
    Oct05

    Can Mike Pence’s Denial of Reality Work for Him?

    Life moves pretty fast, Ferris Bueller observed, and had he been a pundit, he might have added that narratives move even faster. It was just Tuesday night that Mike Pence was being declared the obvious winner of the vice-presidential debate. Scarcely 12 hours later, the story of the day is the huge gulf between what Pence said about Trump and...

    Lavrov, Kerry Discuss Ukraine as France’s Ayrault Prepares to Push Syria U.N. Resolution
    Oct05

    Lavrov, Kerry Discuss Ukraine as France’s Ayrault Prepares to Push Syria U.N. Resolution

    From ASHARQ AL-AWSAT. France’s Foreign Minister will be travelling to Russia and the United States on Thursday and Friday, hoping to persuade both … continue reading Lavrov, Kerry Discuss Ukraine as France’s Ayrault Prepares to Push Syria U.N. Resolution …read more Source: ASHARQ...

    We Take You To The Frontlines Of Ukraine’s Proxy War Between The West And Russia
    Oct05

    We Take You To The Frontlines Of Ukraine’s Proxy War Between The West And Russia

    The West has used everything from signals intelligence operations, espionage, fighter jet saber-rattling, and diplomatic standoffs to stem the rise of Russian influence around the world. These efforts are coming to a dangerous head in Ukraine a classic Eastern Bloc proxy state where the presence of NATO troops is driving tensions to Cold War-era...

    Russia redeploys 2 warships to Mediterranean amid escalating Syria crisis
    Oct05

    Russia redeploys 2 warships to Mediterranean amid escalating Syria crisis

    Two of Russia’s Buyan-class missile corvettes have left the Crimean port of Sevastopol and are expected to reach the Mediterranean soon. …read more Source:...

    Putin calls to boost Russia’s defences
    Oct05

    Putin calls to boost Russia’s defences

    MOSCOW: President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday called for a boost of Russia’s defences to keep the nation “strong” as he opened the new parliament session amid a fresh upsurge in tensions with the United States. Putin addressed the State Duma after a crushing victory for ruling party United Russia at elections last month that...

    The Perils of Putin’s ”Manual Controls”
    Oct05

    The Perils of Putin’s ”Manual Controls”

    This article is the third of three essays on the possible collapse of Putin’s Russia. The second is here.In the study of post-post-Cold War Russia, Kremlinology has been superseded by Putinology, variously hailed as an indispensable tool or derided as a pathetic pseudoscience. This increasing focus on the persona of Vladimir Putin is in...

    Scientists Claim Crimea Is Literally Moving Closer to Russia
    Oct05

    Scientists Claim Crimea Is Literally Moving Closer to Russia

    Russian officials have long argued that Crimea’s history and language make it Russian territory. Now Moscow is resorting to science to argue Crimea’s future lies closer to Russia than Ukraine. Experts from Russia’s Academy of Science (RAN) claim that Crimea as a land mass has physically been moving towards Russia since 2014,...