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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    As US ties slump, Russian war rhetoric spikes at home
    Oct14

    As US ties slump, Russian war rhetoric spikes at home

    Two Russian Sukhoi Su-24 attack aircraft fly over the USS Donald Cook guided-missile destroyer in the Baltic Sea in April 2016 © US NAVY 6TH FLEET/AFP/FileMoscow, Russian Federation, Oct 14 – State television threatens the West with nuclear weapons, the Kremlin halts a disarmament treaty, the army warns of shooting down US jets. As ties between...

    The Brief from Brussels
    Oct14

    The Brief from Brussels

    Hopes and fears over CETA, May continues her European tour but there is trouble back home and a worldwide protest about Ukraine makes its mark in Europe. …read more Source:...

    Int’l criminal court expresses concern over extra-judicial killings in PH
    Oct14

    Int’l criminal court expresses concern over extra-judicial killings in PH

    Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda of the International Criminal Court (ICC) expressed concern over ”worrying” extra-judicial killings (EJK) of alleged drug dealers and users in the country. Fatou Bensouda(Flickr / boellstiftung / MB.COM.PH) “My Office is aware of worrying reported extra-judicial killings of alleged drug dealers and users in the...

    Intelligence Analyst: Russian Cyberattacks Could Roil US Elections
    Oct14

    Intelligence Analyst: Russian Cyberattacks Could Roil US Elections

    Malcolm Nance is extremely worried about what might happen as U.S. votes are tallied on Nov. 8, election night. A career U.S. counterterrorism and intelligence official with 33 years of experience, Nance said he had overwhelming evidence that Russia is seeking to interfere in U.S. elections to put “not just a finger, but their whole...

    Who was Mary Seacole? Google Doodle honours British black heroine army nurse
    Oct14

    Who was Mary Seacole? Google Doodle honours British black heroine army nurse

    Seacole funded her own trip to the Crimea, established a hospital and earned a reputation rivalling Florence Nightingale’s …read more Source:...

    Hostilities flare up in eastern Ukraine amid calls for Minsk deal implementation
    Oct14

    Hostilities flare up in eastern Ukraine amid calls for Minsk deal implementation

    Ukrainian troops have engaged in fresh clashes with pro-Russia forces in the east of the country. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine to open its first holocaust memorial
    Oct14

    Ukraine to open its first holocaust memorial

    Prime Minister of Ukraine has made a major announcement that could change the course of history education in the eastern European country. …read more Source: Arutz...

    Ukrainian government moves ahead with some important energy reforms
    Oct14

    Ukrainian government moves ahead with some important energy reforms

    Ukraine has approved reforms aimed at changing domestic electricity market rules – a step that is essential for curbing corruption in the power sector. This complements the natural gas pricing reforms undertaken earlier, in 2015-2016, which achieved price parity on the domestic market with import prices; all Ukrainian consumers now pay more or...

    New wave of Crimean Tatar arrests in Russian-occupied Crimea
    Oct14

    New wave of Crimean Tatar arrests in Russian-occupied Crimea

    Searches have been carried out in the Symferopol district of Russian-occupied Crimea in what appears to be the latest wave of arrests of Crimean Muslims for supposed involvement in an organization that is legal in Ukraine. The five men are all Crimean Tatar and Muslim; some at least have taken part, this year or last […] …read more Source:...

    Helsinki Commission honored  for decades of work on Ukraine
    Oct14

    Helsinki Commission honored for decades of work on Ukraine

    WASHINGTON – At the 2016 “Ukraine in Washington” forum on September 14, the U.S.-Ukraine Foundation recognized the U.S. Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe (CSCE, known as the Helsinki Commission) for four decades of support for Ukraine and Ukrainian dissidents. “Long before Ukraine’s independence and the formation of the House...