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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    OSCE Warns of Intensified Fighting in Ukraine’s Separatist East
    Apr16

    OSCE Warns of Intensified Fighting in Ukraine’s Separatist East

    Fighting between pro-Russian separatists and Ukrainian government troops has increased sharply in eastern Ukraine in defiance of calls to observe a year-old peace agreement, the head of an international monitoring mission said Friday. The February 2015 Minsk cease-fire deal failed to completely halt the conflict that is now in its third year....

    Russia: NATO Build-Up In Baltic ‘Unjustified’
    Apr16

    Russia: NATO Build-Up In Baltic ‘Unjustified’

    Moscow’s ambassador suggests relations between Russia and the alliance were “very bad” in the wake of the annexation of Crimea. …read more Source: Sky...

    Turkey welcomes more Ahiska Turks from eastern Ukraine
    Apr16

    Turkey welcomes more Ahiska Turks from eastern Ukraine

    Over 300 Ahiska Turks arrive in Erzincan province, where they will be provided with furnished apartments by Turkish government …read more Source: Anadolu...

    Kiev seeks jail

for suspected

Russian spies
    Apr15

    Kiev seeks jail for suspected Russian spies

    KIEV: Ukraine’s military prosecutors on Friday demanded 15-year jail terms for two suspected Russian surveillance soldiers captured in the war-torn separatist east last May. Moscow argues that sergeant Aleksander Aleksandrov and captain Yevgeny Yerofeyev had delisted from the armed forces by the time they crossed the Ukrainian border into...

    Russia Calls NATO’s Europe Military Buildup ‘Absolutely Unjustified’ Ahead Of First Meeting Since Ukraine Conflict
    Apr15

    Russia Calls NATO’s Europe Military Buildup ‘Absolutely Unjustified’ Ahead Of First Meeting Since Ukraine Conflict

    The first meeting between NATO and the Russia Council since the start of the conflict in Ukraine is already off to a rough start. The Kremlin said Friday it would use the meeting scheduled for Wednesday as an opportunity to protest the military and political alliance’s buildup in the Baltic region. …read more Source: International...

    TAC Talks Foreign Policy In Dallas
    Apr15

    TAC Talks Foreign Policy In Dallas

    If I were you, I would strongly consider going to this event: The American Conservative presents “What Impact Will the 2016 Campaign Have on U.S. Foreign Policy?” — a discussion with some of the magazine’s most prominent contributors. You won’t want to miss this opportunity to hear from: Daniel Larison, senior editor, The American...

    Vladimir Putin’s official 2015 income: About €120,000
    Apr15

    Vladimir Putin’s official 2015 income: About €120,000

    Russian President Vladimir Putin’s declared income rose by 1 million rubles (€13,000) in 2015 to 8.9 million rubles, or about €120,000, Interfax reported Friday. The leader’s property and earnings declaration included 1500 square meters of land and a 77 square meter apartment, as well as a garage he can use to store his Soviet...

    Lavrov, Kerry discuss situation around Nagorno Karabakh
    Apr15

    Lavrov, Kerry discuss situation around Nagorno Karabakh

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and US Secretary of State John Kerry discussed the situation around Nagorno Karabakh during a phone conversation, the Russian Foreign Ministry reports. Lavrov and Kerry also discussed the Syrian and Ukraine conflicts. …read more Source: Public Radio of...

    Being EU Member Guarantees Prosperity, Security – Bulgarian President
    Apr15

    Being EU Member Guarantees Prosperity, Security – Bulgarian President

    According to Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev, being a member of the EU is the only only way forward for achieving prosperity, safety and security. Plevneliev wants Bulgaria to be a proud member of the EU and not subordinate to one of the world powers. The Bulgarian president said this in an interview for Euronews broadcasted on Thursday. The...

    Russia’s Dangerous T-14 Armata Tank: Ready for War Next Year?
    Apr15

    Russia’s Dangerous T-14 Armata Tank: Ready for War Next Year?

    Dave Majumdar Security, Europe Why NATO should be VERY worried. The Russian Ground Forces are set to take delivery of the first production models of the T-14 Armata main battle tank starting in 2017. The Russian army has taken delivery of twenty pre-production version of the tank for operational testing—which is currently under way just outside...