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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    The Plan to Save Europe
    Oct07

    The Plan to Save Europe

    In a long speech on September 23, Emmanuel Macron, the president of France, laid out an ambitious vision for a more flexible, secure European Union. Despite his efforts to couch his address as non-confrontational (“I have no red lines, only horizons”), the timing of the address was conspicuous, if not a little aggressive. Angela Merkel had just...

    U.S. Envoy For Ukraine Meets Kremlin Aide In Belgrade
    Oct07

    U.S. Envoy For Ukraine Meets Kremlin Aide In Belgrade

    Kurt Volker, the U.S. special envoy for efforts to end the conflict in eastern Ukraine, met with Kremlin aide Vladislav Surkov on October 7 in Serbia’s capital, Belgrade. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Polish Culture Minister Protests Museum’s Inclusion of Poles in Responsibility for Holocaust
    Oct07

    Polish Culture Minister Protests Museum’s Inclusion of Poles in Responsibility for Holocaust

    Gliński is irate at the exhibition which presents Poland, France and Ukraine as states and nations that collaborated with the Holocaust, while Germany is presented “only as the country that exemplifies the holocaust.” …read more Source: The Jewish...

    Erdogan to visit Ukraine, Serbia next week
    Oct07

    Erdogan to visit Ukraine, Serbia next week

    Turkish president expected to discuss bilateral ties with his counterparts …read more Source: Anadolu...

    The EU’s Eastern Partnership
    Oct07

    The EU’s Eastern Partnership

    THE question of where Europe’s eastern border lies has bedevilled statesmen for centuries. It has proved equally difficult for the European Union, which must decide how to deal with countries to its east that would like to join the club. In 2009 the EU launched the Eastern Partnership, meant to handle the European aspirations of Belarus,...

    Why Russia wants to talk about Ukraine
    Oct07

    Why Russia wants to talk about Ukraine

    THE proposal came out of nowhere. After years of swatting down Ukrainian calls for international peacekeeping forces, Vladimir Putin changed course ahead of the UN General Assembly last month, putting forward his own plan for so-called blue helmets in eastern Ukraine. Officials in Kiev and the West dismissed the Russian offer as a cynical ploy....

    Ex-Georgian President Saakashvili applies for asylum in Ukraine
    Oct07

    Ex-Georgian President Saakashvili applies for asylum in Ukraine

    Mikheil Saakashvili, former president of Georgia, applied for political asylum in Ukraine, despite having his Ukrainian citizenship revoked earlier this year, Spiegel reported. Saakashvili — who became a Ukrainian citizen two years ago and was made governor of the Odessa region, only to have his citizenship revoked in July, leaving him stateless...

    The Morning Vertical, October 6, 2017
    Oct07

    The Morning Vertical, October 6, 2017

    Your daily roundup. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Smoke Bomb In Ukrainian Parliament
    Oct07

    Smoke Bomb In Ukrainian Parliament

    A smoke grenade and scuffles disrupted the Ukrainian parliament on October 6. A member of the nationalist Svoboda, or freedom, party tossed the smoke grenade just after legislators gave their preliminary approval to two bills. The Svoboda lawmaker later said he was protesting against what he called an “unconstitutional” measure...

    Ukraine’s Exploding Munition Depots Give Ammunition To Security Concerns
    Oct07

    Ukraine’s Exploding Munition Depots Give Ammunition To Security Concerns

    Ukraine’s munition depots keep blowing up, giving ammunition to allegations of sabotage and to warnings about the dangers of aging Soviet infrastructure. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...