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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    No end in sight for Ukraine’s deadly, ‘pointless war’
    Sep08

    No end in sight for Ukraine’s deadly, ‘pointless war’

    […] that relative calm is clearly fragile; Ukraine also claimed rebels fired some 90 mortar rounds at troops outside the city of Mariupol, one of the war’s tensest areas. According to United Nations figures, more than 9,500 people have been killed in the fighting in the Donetsk and Luhansk regions that began in April 2014, after...

    US, Russia eye fresh Syria peace push
    Sep08

    US, Russia eye fresh Syria peace push

    Forces loyal to Syria’s president Bashar al-Assad walk at a military complex, after they recaptured areas in southwestern Aleppo that rebels had seized last month, Syria, in this handout picture provided by SANA on Monday. The US and Russia conducted last-minute negotiations Thursday over a fresh bid for a Syrian peace deal ahead of an...

    Russia’s $3bn court case against Ukraine scheduled for January (AFP)
    Sep08

    Russia’s $3bn court case against Ukraine scheduled for January (AFP)

    Moscow (AFP) – Britain’s High Court will next year hear a case Moscow has filed against Ukraine over a $3 billion eurobond loan, a deputy finance minister said Thursday. …read more Source: The West...

    US Agrees to Help Enhance Ukrainian Forces, Dispatches Adviser
    Sep08

    US Agrees to Help Enhance Ukrainian Forces, Dispatches Adviser

    The United States and Ukraine agreed Thursday to cooperate on defense technology and improve Ukraine’s forces in a move aimed at boosting Ukrainian defense and enhancing U.S. assistance, the Pentagon said. U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter also named a senior U.S. adviser to oversee the effort. Carter and Ukrainian Defense Minister Stepan...

    Putin’s Popularity: The Envy of Other Politicians
    Sep08

    Putin’s Popularity: The Envy of Other Politicians

    Donald Trump’s statement that Russian President Vladimir Putin enjoys an 82 percent approval rating among his people wasn’t hyperbole. Russia’s two main polling agencies consistently give the man in the Kremlin ratings that would be the envy of Trump or his rival in the U.S. presidential election, Hillary Clinton. The comments...

    Retired General Appointed as Special Envoy to Ukraine’s Defense Minister
    Sep08

    Retired General Appointed as Special Envoy to Ukraine’s Defense Minister

    Gen. John P. Abizaid, who once led the United States Central Command, will advise on ways to strengthen Ukraine’s military. …read more Source: The New York...

    Putin’s popularity: the envy of other politicians
    Sep08

    Putin’s popularity: the envy of other politicians

    MOSCOW (AP) — Donald Trump’s statement that Russian President Vladimir Putin enjoys an 82 percent approval rating among his people wasn’t hyperbole. Russia’s two main polling agencies consistently give the man in the Kremlin ratings that would be the envy of Trump or his rival in the U.S. presidential election, Hillary Clinton....

    Putin’s popularity: the envy of other politicians
    Sep08

    Putin’s popularity: the envy of other politicians

    MOSCOW (AP) — Donald Trump’s statement that Russian President Vladimir Putin enjoys an 82 percent approval rating among his people wasn’t hyperbole. Russia’s two main polling agencies consistently give the man in the Kremlin ratings that would be the envy of Trump or his rival in the U.S. presidential election, Hillary Clinton....

    US pushes Russia on ‘true’ Syria peace deal
    Sep08

    US pushes Russia on ‘true’ Syria peace deal

    GENEVA: The US pressed Russia on Thursday for a “true cessation of hostilities” in Syria ahead of expected high-level peace talks in Geneva, warning that its patience is running thin. Foreign ministers from the two powers, which support opposite sides in the five-year conflict, were poised to hold a “personal meeting” in...

    Work ‘urgently needed’ to resolve Ukraine crisis – German FM
    Sep08

    Work ‘urgently needed’ to resolve Ukraine crisis – German FM

    The German foreign minister has voiced his dissatisfaction over the slow pace of progress in resolving the conflict in the war-torn east of Ukraine, saying that progress was urgently… …read more Source:...