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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Vladimir Putin, Master of Suspense
    Sep23

    Vladimir Putin, Master of Suspense

    There are more than a few momentous international developments these days, but one in particular I would call puzzling: How has Russia, the tottering Eurasian Nuclear Petro State, managed to blackmail the West and make it look so weak and pathetic? The key to this mystery, in fact, begins in understanding how Putin has turned Russian weakness...

    Russia FM: Cease-fire agreement must be preserved
    Sep23

    Russia FM: Cease-fire agreement must be preserved

    The war has killed as many as a half-million people, contributed to Europe’s worst refugee crisis since World War II, and allowed the Islamic State group to emerge as a global terror threat. Lavrov depicted his country’s military assistance to Assad as the one positive counterweight to the chaos, saying it prevented “the...

    Futsal World Cup: Argentina beat Ukraine 1-0
    Sep23

    Futsal World Cup: Argentina beat Ukraine 1-0

    Argentina made it into the quarter-finals of the FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016 after they were taken to extra-time by a stubborn Ukraine, but finally getting a 1-0 victory. …read more Source:...

    Putin Sanctioned His Own People. But It Helped Him Win.
    Sep23

    Putin Sanctioned His Own People. But It Helped Him Win.

    MOSCOW — On Sept. 18, the Russian Federation held elections for the seventh session of the lower house of parliament. The political body, known as the State Duma, will now consist of only four political parties and will be dominated by the current government’s party, United Russia, despite a noticeably declining standard of living...

    Putin Appoints Crimean Commander to Head Baltic Fleet
    Sep23

    Putin Appoints Crimean Commander to Head Baltic Fleet

    Russia has appointed Crimean-born Alexander Nosatov as the new commander of its Baltic Fleet, the Russian Ministry of Defense announced on its official TV channel Zvezda. Nosatov has been interim commander, since his predecessor Viktor Kravchuk was dismissed in June by Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu, after a scathing review of his efforts to...

    British Reporter’s Diatribe At Maimed Captive Rankles Kyiv
    Sep23

    British Reporter’s Diatribe At Maimed Captive Rankles Kyiv

    British expat reporter and videographer Graham Phillips fancies himself a “truth speaker” out to redeem independent journalism in the fog of war in eastern Ukraine. His critics, however, describe him as a Russian propagandist, plain and simple. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ending corruption will help deliver on our development promises: the Sustainable Development Goals one year on
    Sep23

    Ending corruption will help deliver on our development promises: the Sustainable Development Goals one year on

    Millions of people around the world could be lifted out of their daily hardship and misery if the money lost to corruption was invested in sustainable development. Every year an estimated $1 trillion of illicit financial flows leave developing countries in the form of tax evasion, embezzlement, bribes, money laundering and smuggling. That’s...

    The Good Place, NBC’s new comedy about how to get into heaven, takes big risks. That’s rare, and awesome.
    Sep23

    The Good Place, NBC’s new comedy about how to get into heaven, takes big risks. That’s rare, and awesome.

    The witty series unleashes a wicked Kristen Bell on Ted Danson’s heaven. “Wait, how did you sum up that show in one sentence again?” my sister asked, squinting at the TV screen. I, being a professional watcher of television and all, had The Good Place’s logline ready: “Kristen Bell accidentally ends up in heaven and...

    Putin’s bridge to Crimea
    Sep23

    Putin’s bridge to Crimea

    Russia is determined to make annexation irreversible with strait crossing …read more Source: Financial...

    International Monitors Spot Russian Insignia Brandished in East Ukraine
    Sep23

    International Monitors Spot Russian Insignia Brandished in East Ukraine

    International monitors in eastern Ukraine have reported several instances of run-ins with individuals sporting Russian flag symbols. The Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE), which monitors the conflict between government and pro-Russian forces in eastern Ukraine, reported Thursday that its observers had been impeded on the...