: :inin Kyiv (EET)

Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Ukraine successfully relaunches new online income register – official
    Sep01

    Ukraine successfully relaunches new online income register – official

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine has successfully relaunched a new online income declaration system, a spokesman for the state anti-graft agency said on Thursday – a key condition for the disbursement of a long-delayed tranche of International Monetary Fund loans. …read more Source: The...

    Belarus new military doctrine: what’s the message?
    Sep01

    Belarus new military doctrine: what’s the message?

    Оn 20 July 2016 Belarusian president Alexander Lukashenka approved the final version of the new Military Doctrine of Belarus. The previous version had been adopted in 2002 and has obviously outlived its usefulness in light of the dramatic changes in the global and regional security architecture. The Russia-Ukraine hybrid conflict and a new “Cold...

    A Priest’s Complaint About Armenian Government Strikes a Chord With the Faithful
    Sep01

    A Priest’s Complaint About Armenian Government Strikes a Chord With the Faithful

    Image: Saint Gregory the Illuminator Cathedral. Yerevan, Armenia. Author: Marcin Konsek / Wikimedia Commons / CC BY-SA 4.0 A priest’s recent criticism of the Armenian government was a rare display of discord between a church and state that usually pull in tandem. Father Armen Melkonian, a priest in the church’s diocese in Maastricht,...

    Relatives of MH17 victims seek EU help in getting radar data
    Sep01

    Relatives of MH17 victims seek EU help in getting radar data

    THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) ” Frustrated relatives of those killed when Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was shot out of the sky over eastern Ukraine are appealing to the European Union’s top diplomat to put pressure on Russia, Ukraine… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    A Promised Land in the U.S.S.R.
    Sep01

    A Promised Land in the U.S.S.R.

    The twentieth century did not bring an end to Jewish wandering. I’m a case in point: All four of my grandparents, originally from Poland, survived the Holocaust and made their way to Israel. There my parents were born. But the socialist ethos of Israel in its early years did not sit well with my paternal grandfather, and he did not feel...

    G20 offers Putin one more stab at Obama on Syria, Ukraine
    Sep01

    G20 offers Putin one more stab at Obama on Syria, Ukraine

    The G20 summit starting in China on Sunday gives Russian President Vladimir Putin one more chance to try to strongarm US leader Barack Obama over Syria and Ukraine as their fraught relationship nears an end. Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks during his annual press conference in Moscow on December 17, 2015. Russian President Vladimir Putin...

    U.S. Holocaust museum condemns attack on Ukrainian Roma
    Sep01

    U.S. Holocaust museum condemns attack on Ukrainian Roma

    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum condemns attack on Roma villagers in southern Ukraine. …read more Source: Arutz...

    Former U.S. Commanders Take Increasingly Dim View of War on ISIS
    Sep01

    Former U.S. Commanders Take Increasingly Dim View of War on ISIS

    It’s a most peculiar war: rarely has the U.S. been killing so many while risking so few. The U.S. is beating ISIS handily, judging by Vietnam’s body-count metric. The total number of ISIS battlefield deaths claimed by U.S. officials has jumped, from 6,000 in January 2015 to 45,000 last month—a bloodbath for an enemy force estimated to...

    Tennis: Djokovic gets walkover at US Open, Wozniacki stops rot
    Sep01

    Tennis: Djokovic gets walkover at US Open, Wozniacki stops rot

    NEW YORK (AFP) – Novak Djokovic made the last 32 of a major for the 33rd successive time without hitting a ball Wednesday while former world number one Caroline Wozniacki stopped the rot eating away at her career.Top see Djokovic was handed a walkover when Jiri Vesely of the Czech Republic withdrew from their second round encounter...

    Tennis: Vinci, Kvitova move on at US Open
    Sep01

    Tennis: Vinci, Kvitova move on at US Open

    NEW YORK (AFP) – Roberta Vinci, the 2015 runner-up, and two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova booked US Open third round spots Wednesday as Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal prepared for the latest tests of their battle-scarred seasons.Seventh seeded Italian Vinci, defeated by compatriot Flavia Pennetta in last years final, eased past...