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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    The presidential election: Can we make a difference?
    Aug05

    The presidential election: Can we make a difference?

    Dear Editor: For the record I do not like Hillary Clinton and I have voted for the Republican presidential ticket since I could vote. I do care about social and economic issues affecting every American, but given the war in Ukraine, there is only one issue that we as Ukrainian Americans must focus on: Ukraine. […] …read more Source: The...

    Brest to expand cooperation with Poland in healthcare
    Aug05

    Brest to expand cooperation with Poland in healthcare

    Under the Poland-Belarus-Ukraine cross-border cooperation program, Brest Oblast Hospital and a hospital from Polish Biala Podlaska have plans to implement a project aimed at improving the quality of diagnostics and treatment of communicable diseases. The partner initiative envisages the purchase of modern equipment for the Belarusian and Polish...

    Kazakh Filmmakers to Produce Movie Dedicated to WWII Soldiers’ Courage
    Aug05

    Kazakh Filmmakers to Produce Movie Dedicated to WWII Soldiers’ Courage

    The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. ASTANA – The creators of the British – Kazakh feature film with the working title “Flags over Berlin” announced a teaser will be released in September. The three-minute trailer, entirely shot in London, will feature scenes from the upcoming film. Photo credit:...

    Republicans Among Foreign Policy Leaders to Condemn Trump’s ‘Disgraceful’ Policies
    Aug05

    Republicans Among Foreign Policy Leaders to Condemn Trump’s ‘Disgraceful’ Policies

    Several Republicans joined former ambassadors, senior administration officials, and military officers to condemn Donald Trump on Thursday for his “disgraceful” comments regarding the North Atlantic Treaty Organization and Russia. The 37 signatories of the open letter, first obtained by the Washington Post, denounced Trump’s recent...

    Trump Time Capsule #70: ‘An Unwitting Agent of the Russian Federation’
    Aug05

    Trump Time Capsule #70: ‘An Unwitting Agent of the Russian Federation’

    I first met Michael Morell more than 25 years ago, when he was a young economic analyst for the CIA and I had returned from several years in Japan. It was at an unclassified meeting about economic trends in Asia. (As a reporter working overseas, you routinely meet or interview analysts from various countries’ intelligence services. Usually...

    President Xi Jinping Suppresses Legal Activism Movement in China
    Aug05

    President Xi Jinping Suppresses Legal Activism Movement in China

    China’s crackdown raises familiar specter of foreign forces . . BEIJING – In halting televised confessions and emotional courtroom testimony, Chinese lawyers and activists held in a government crackdown have voiced the same ominous message: Shadowy foreign forces are funding, directing and encouraging activities bent on destabilizing...

    170,000 sign petition demanding Russia PM’s resignation
    Aug05

    170,000 sign petition demanding Russia PM’s resignation

    Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev (pictured) was asked by a university lecturer from the impoverished Dagestan region why teachers receive only around 15,000 rubles ($230) per month, while police are significantly better paid © AFP/File / Alexander NemenovMoscow, Russian Federation, Aug 5 – More than 170,000 Russians have signed an online...

    Thousands sign petition calling for Russian PM to resign
    Aug05

    Thousands sign petition calling for Russian PM to resign

    More than 178,000 people have signed an online petition calling for Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev’s resignation after he suggested teachers wanting more pay should seek a different career, AFP reported Friday. When asked by a university lecturer at a public forum why teachers receive less money than policemen, the prime minister...

    The Huffington Post: It’s Time for Armenia’s Leader to Go
    Aug05

    The Huffington Post: It’s Time for Armenia’s Leader to Go

    The Huffington Post has published an article covering the latest events in Yerevan where a group of armed Karabakh war veterans seized a police compound demanding among others the resignation of the president and release of the jailed oppositionist Jirayr Sefilyan. In her article titled “It’s time for Armenia’s leader to...

    In Europe, a star rabbi pumps Christian money into Jewish exodus project
    Aug05

    In Europe, a star rabbi pumps Christian money into Jewish exodus project

    PARIS (JTA) — The summer drizzle that soaked the French capital did little to dampen Yechiel Eckstein’s enthusiasm as he arrived with his wife Joelle to the city’s Great Synagogue for a private tour of this epicenter of French Jewry. An Israeli-American Orthodox rabbi who grew up in Canada, Eckstein was in Paris in June to oversee a...