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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    How Women Lived Under Soviet Rule
    Aug08

    How Women Lived Under Soviet Rule

    Before stepping onto the stage, Svetlana Alexievich left me with her grayish-beige leather coat, as unfashionable as the rest of her. We had met by chance in March at a literary festival in Austria where the 2015 Nobel Prize winner in literature—a stocky woman in her late 60s, barely 5 feet tall—was being honored. “Hold it for me,” she said, and...

    Indonesia to barter palm oil, coffee for Russian fighter jets
    Aug08

    Indonesia to barter palm oil, coffee for Russian fighter jets

    JAKARTA: Indonesia said Tuesday it would trade palm oil, coffee and tea for Russian fighter jets, saying it wanted to capitalize on international sanctions on Moscow as Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov was due to arrive for a visit. Indonesia and Russia signed a memorandum of understanding to exchange 11 Russian-made Sukhoi fighters for key...

    Battle of the oligarchs returns to court
    Aug08

    Battle of the oligarchs returns to court

    A classic oligarch v oligarch battle returns to court in Moscow on Tuesday (8 August), as attorneys for the telecoms-to-oil conglomerate Sistema seek again to postpone proceedings initiated by state-controlled oil giant Rosneft. The Rosneft claim concerns a mid-sized oil company called Bashneft. The company had been the subject of...

    2 members of Russian punk band Pussy Riot detained
    Aug08

    2 members of Russian punk band Pussy Riot detained

    MOSCOW (AP) ” A member of the Russian punk band Pussy Riot says she and a bandmate have been detained after a protest outside the prison colony where a Ukrainian filmmaker is being held.Film director Oleg Sentsov of Crimea, which… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine joins Iran’s oil customers: Report
    Aug08

    Ukraine joins Iran’s oil customers: Report

    Ukraine reportedly bought $236,000 worth of crude oil from Iran in June but the purchase rose to $5.4 million in July which saw the east European country importing 152,655 tonnes of oil in total. …read more Source:...

    Indonesia to barter palm oil, coffee for Russian fighter jets
    Aug08

    Indonesia to barter palm oil, coffee for Russian fighter jets

    JAKARTA: Indonesia said Tuesday it would trade palm oil, coffee and tea for Russian fighter jets, saying it wanted to capitalise on international sanctions on Moscow as Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov was due to arrive for a visit. Indonesia and Russia signed a memorandum of understanding to exchange 11 Russian-made Sukhoi fighters for key...

    U.S. troops train in Eastern Europe to echoes of the Cold War
    Aug08

    U.S. troops train in Eastern Europe to echoes of the Cold War

    After more than a decade spent fighting Islamic insurgents in Iraq and Afghanistan, the United States Army is scrambling to relearn Cold War-era skills to confront potential threats from Russia here in Eastern Europe, territory formerly defended by the Soviet Army. The adjustments to the new threats are wide ranging. Hundreds of desert-tan battle...

    THANK YOU SBS
    Aug08

    THANK YOU SBS

    SBS National Languages Competition (24 July – 1 Sept) – Interview SBS Ukrainian with Orysia Stefyn, chairperson of the Ukrainian Education Council of Australia and Australian Federation of Ukrainian Organisations deputy chair. (ВСЕАВСТРАЛІЙСЬКИЙ МОВНИЙ КОНКУРС SBS – інтервю SBS Ukrainian з Орисею Стефин, головою Української...

    Power Reportedly Restored To 109,000 Left Without Electricity In Crimea
    Aug08

    Power Reportedly Restored To 109,000 Left Without Electricity In Crimea

    Energy officials say electricity was cut for hours to tens of thousands of people on the Russian-controlled Crimean Peninsula amid soaring summer temperatures and continuing supply problems on August 7. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Everything You Need to Know: Russia’s Massive Zapad Military Exercise
    Aug08

    Everything You Need to Know: Russia’s Massive Zapad Military Exercise

    Dmitry Gorenburg Security, Eurasia For one week in September, the media will breathlessly tout the might of the Russian military—only to disregard analysis of the exercise soon after. The Zapad-2017 military exercise that will take place in September in Russia and Belarus has already begun to draw attention in the Western press. In recent days,...