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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    UN official slams Russian persecution of Crimean Tatars
    May17

    UN official slams Russian persecution of Crimean Tatars

    Russia has a duty to ensure Crimean Tatars are not subjected to discrimination or harassment, UN official says in Geneva …read more Source: World...

    Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny and supporters attacked
    May17

    Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny and supporters attacked

    Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny and fellow anti-corruption activists were attacked, thrown to the ground and kicked by a group of men at an airport in southern Russia on Tuesday, according to video posted on social media. Footage showed the assailants, described by Navalny as Cossacks and wearing traditional fur hats, some in...

    MH17 Deaths Were ‘Mass Murder’, Coroner Rules
    May17

    MH17 Deaths Were ‘Mass Murder’, Coroner Rules

    The parents of one of the Australian victims of the apparent missile attack over Ukraine say “things can never be ok”. …read more Source: Sky...

    Russian Opposition Leader Alexei Navalny, Supporters Attacked
    May17

    Russian Opposition Leader Alexei Navalny, Supporters Attacked

    Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny and fellow anti-corruption activists were attacked, thrown to the ground and kicked by a group of men at an airport in southern Russia on Tuesday, according to video posted on social media. Footage showed the assailants, described by Navalny as Cossacks and wearing traditional fur hats, some in...

    Putin Ready to Discuss Downing of Passenger Jet in Ukraine With Malaysian PM: Kremlin
    May17

    Putin Ready to Discuss Downing of Passenger Jet in Ukraine With Malaysian PM: Kremlin

    …read more Source: The Jakarta...

    Ukrainian pleads guilty in hack-for-profit scheme
    May17

    Ukrainian pleads guilty in hack-for-profit scheme

    WASHINGTON: A Ukrainian national has pleaded guilty to charges of hacking into databases holding unpublished company press releases to gain insider information that led to US$30 million (RM120.50 million) in illicit gains, officials said. The US Department of Justice said 28-year-old Vadym Iermolovych pleaded guilty Monday before a federal judge...

    Jamala Says Song More Artistic Than Political
    May17

    Jamala Says Song More Artistic Than Political

    Ukrainian Eurovision winner Jamala said her song was more about music and feelings than politics. Speaking at a news conference in Kyiv, she said she was “sad” it was being linked to politics. The song, entitled 1944, tells the story of the deportations of Crimean Tatars under Stalin — and has been widely seen as a comment on...

    Russian Opposition Leader Navalny Attacked And Beaten In Airport
    May17

    Russian Opposition Leader Navalny Attacked And Beaten In Airport

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny and fellow anti-corruption activists were attacked, thrown to the ground and kicked by a group of men at an airport in southern Russia on Tuesday, according to video posted on social media.Footage showed the assailants, described by Navalny as Cossacks and wearing traditional fur...

    US and allies ready to arm Libyan government to battle Islamic State
    May17

    US and allies ready to arm Libyan government to battle Islamic State

    US Secretary of State John Kerry The United States and other allied nations have agreed to provide Libya’s internationally recognized government with weapons, which they say is needed to battle ISIS and other militant groups gaining strength in the region. United States Secretary of State John Kerry noted the balance of providing such arms,...

    Russia Demands IMF include Ukrainian Debt in Aid Program
    May17

    Russia Demands IMF include Ukrainian Debt in Aid Program

    17 de mayo de 2016, 09:43Moscow, May 17 (Prensa Latina) Minister of Finance, Anton Siluanov, demanded today from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) during a TV interview, to include the three billion dollars owed by Ukraine to Russia in its program of assistance to Kiev. …read more Source: Prensa...