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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko calls for a “sustainable and comprehensive ceasefire”
    Sep17

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko calls for a “sustainable and comprehensive ceasefire”

    Russia ‘‘has to provide a sustainable and comprehensive cease-fire’‘ in eastern Ukraine before steps towards peace can be taken, Petro Poroshenko has warned. …read more Source:...

    Kiev: No political resolution till Moscow provides security
    Sep17

    Kiev: No political resolution till Moscow provides security

    Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko has demanded more steps from Russia for advancing the Minsk peace process in Donbas. …read more Source:...

    Weekend Roundup: Where There Is Connectivity, There Is Surveillance
    Sep17

    Weekend Roundup: Where There Is Connectivity, There Is Surveillance

    The great paradox of the internet age is that ever-greater connectivity also means ever-greater capacity for surveillance — both by governments and the private sector digital companies. In an exclusive interview with director Oliver Stone about his new movie, “Snowden,” we discuss the intrusion of intelligence agencies into...

    Ukraine hands back stolen Dutch masterpieces
    Sep16

    Ukraine hands back stolen Dutch masterpieces

    The Hague: Five stolen 17th and 18th-century masterpieces were handed back to the Netherlands on Friday, foreign ministry officials said, and will soon return to a Dutch museum from where they disappeared 11 years ago. “Ukrainian authorities have handed over five Dutch paintings to the Westfries Museum. The handover has just taken place at the...

    Del Potro outlasts Murray, gives Argentina lead in Davis Cup
    Sep16

    Del Potro outlasts Murray, gives Argentina lead in Davis Cup

    GLASGOW, Scotland — Juan Martin del Potro ended Andy Murray’s 14-match winning streak in the Davis Cup, coming through a grueling five-setter to give Argentina a 1-0 lead over titleholder Britain in the semifinals Friday. Del Potro won 6-4, 5-7, 6-7 (5), 6-3, 6-4 in 5 hours, 7 minutes to gain a measure of revenge after losing the Olympic...

    Road closures to look out for this weekend
    Sep16

    Road closures to look out for this weekend

    Road closures for Open Streets Toronto, the Ukrainian festival, and RBC’s Run for Kids will affect traffic in the city starting Friday. Toronto is expecting showers this weekend. …read more Source: Toronto...

    Ukraine files multiple lawsuits against Russia
    Sep16

    Ukraine files multiple lawsuits against Russia

    Ukraine is claiming about $67 billion in lost assets. KYIV – From Paris to Strasbourg, and Stockholm to London, Ukraine is amassing lawsuits and other legal claims against Russia while stepping up diplomatic efforts to further ostracize its belligerent neighbor. Earlier this month, Prosecutor General Yurii Lutsenko said Kyiv is preparing cases...

    Ukraine tied with U.S.A. for third place in the Paralympic Games
    Sep16

    Ukraine tied with U.S.A. for third place in the Paralympic Games

    PARSIPPANY, N.J. – Ukraine is currently tied with the United States for third place in the medals standings with 83 medals – 32 gold, 24 silver and 27 bronze – at the Paralympic Games in Rio that run September 7-18. As of press time (September 15), China leads the medals count with 172, followed by […] …read more Source: The Ukrainian...

    Ukrainian World Congress holds annual general meeting in Kyiv
    Sep16

    Ukrainian World Congress holds annual general meeting in Kyiv

    KYIV – The Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) held its three-day annual general meeting at the Taras Shevchenko Kyiv National University on August 25-27 with 184 delegates and guests from 26 countries participating. The official portion of the meeting started with prayers led by the primates of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church – Kyiv Patriarchate and...

    Massive Russian troop deployments and exercises held close to Ukraine
    Sep16

    Massive Russian troop deployments and exercises held close to Ukraine

    It is clear that the present Russian regime will not accept and is ready to do what it takes to prevent Ukraine or any other former Soviet country from integrating with NATO or any European or North Atlantic institutions. The Russian armed forces held their pre-announced strategic military exercise “Kavkaz 2016” in Crimea, the North […]...