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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Ash Carter accuses Russia of sowing seeds of global instability
    Sep07

    Ash Carter accuses Russia of sowing seeds of global instability

    OXFORD, England — U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter accused Russia on Wednesday of sowing seeds of global instability and questioned whether Moscow genuinely wants a viable cease-fire in Syria. In a hard-hitting speech at Oxford University, Carter emphasized deep skepticism about Russian intentions in Syria, even as U.S. Secretary of State John...

    Half of Dutch EU referendum cash must be paid back
    Sep07

    Half of Dutch EU referendum cash must be paid back

    Nearly €500,000 in grants handed out by the Dutch government ahead of an April referendum on an EU-Ukraine deal will have to be paid back, it said Wednesday. A special committee, set up to deal with the funding, said that half of the money handed out to individuals and organizations ahead of the April 6 referendum could not be justified. The...

    German, French foreign minister to head to Ukraine next week
    Sep07

    German, French foreign minister to head to Ukraine next week

    German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier on Wednesday said he would travel to Ukraine with his French counterpart next week to discuss if, and when, broader Normandy format talks that also include Russia could be scheduled. …read more Source: Channel...

    Drama on Jewish bus in Uman
    Sep07

    Drama on Jewish bus in Uman

    A tour bus in Uman, Ukraine was taken hostage by criminals who demanded money from the organizers of the trip. …read more Source: Arutz...

    Lavrov, Kerry to Hold Syria Talks September 8-9
    Sep07

    Lavrov, Kerry to Hold Syria Talks September 8-9

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and his US counterpart John Kerry will meet on September 8-9 in Geneva to try to hammer out a deal on cooperation in Syria, Moscow said Wednesday. The two top diplomats agreed to a “personal meeting” after “working on the remaining details for an agreement” on fighting ‘jihadists’ and pushing forward...

    German, French foreign minister to head to Ukraine next week
    Sep07

    German, French foreign minister to head to Ukraine next week

    BERLIN (Reuters) – German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier on Wednesday said he would travel to Ukraine with his French counterpart next week to discuss if, and when, broader Normandy format talks that also include Russia could be scheduled. …read more Source: The...

    Makei, Sajdik discuss implementation of Minsk agreements
    Sep07

    Makei, Sajdik discuss implementation of Minsk agreements

    During the meeting Vladimir Makei and Martin Sajdik discussed matters concerning the resolution of the situation in Ukraine’s east and progress in implementing the Minsk agreements. Vladimir Makei mentioned the importance of the work that the trilateral contact group and its subgroups do. …read more Source:...

    Russia, Ukraine to discuss in Minsk restoration of power lines in conflict zone
    Sep07

    Russia, Ukraine to discuss in Minsk restoration of power lines in conflict zone

    Representatives of Russia and Ukraine have agreed to arrange a meeting of top officials of the energy ministries in Minsk on 21 September when the trilateral contact group on Ukraine is supposed to resume talks. Matters concerning the restoration of power lines in the Ukrainian conflict zone will be discussed. …read more Source:...

    Ukrainian government needs a nudge in tackling Crimean crisis  – The Baltic Times
    Sep07

    Ukrainian government needs a nudge in tackling Crimean crisis – The Baltic Times

    Ukraine’s future is largely dependent on the resolution of Crimean crisis. If our country starts the legal de-occupation of the peninsula,…… …read more Source: The Baltic...

    Russia Frees Crimean Dissident Umerov From Psychiatric Clinic
    Sep07

    Russia Frees Crimean Dissident Umerov From Psychiatric Clinic

    Russian authorities freed a prominent Crimean dissident from a psychiatric clinic on Wednesday after he was held there for almost a month and subjected to enforced examinations, his lawyer and a colleague said; but he still faces a possible jail sentence. Ilmi Umerov, deputy head of the Crimean Tatars’ semi-official Mejlis legislature,...