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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Visegrad’s illusory union
    Sep16

    Visegrad’s illusory union

    BRATISLAVA — The four Visegrad countries have of late been seen as an exception to the disunity across the European Union, and plan to use Friday’s EU leaders summit in the Slovak capital to push for a rethink of the way the EU functions after Brexit. Not so fast. Poland, Hungary, the Czech Republic and Slovakia — so often lumped together...

    Kiev receives 3rd IMF tranche
    Sep16

    Kiev receives 3rd IMF tranche

    Ukraine has received a 3rd financial package from the International Monetary Fund. …read more Source:...

    Death toll of conflict in E. Ukraine rises to 9,640: UN report
    Sep16

    Death toll of conflict in E. Ukraine rises to 9,640: UN report

    The number of people killed in the 29-month conflict in eastern Ukraine has climbed to 9,640, the UN Office of High Commissioner for Human Rights said in a report on Thursday. …read more Source: <a href=http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2016-09/16/c_135689892.htm target=_blank title="Death toll of conflict in E. Ukraine rises to...

    US And Russia Strike Unprecedented Cease-Fire
    Sep16

    US And Russia Strike Unprecedented Cease-Fire

    The U.S. and Russia have reached an unprecedented agreement on a cease-fire in the Syrian civil war that will allow humanitarian assistance to reach beleaguered parts of the country and lead to coordinated U.S. and Russian strikes against ISIS and Jabhat Fateh al-Sham. The ceasefire took effect Monday evening and Tuesday was the first full day of...

    German, French FMs push peace bid in war-torn Ukraine (AFP)
    Sep16

    German, French FMs push peace bid in war-torn Ukraine (AFP)

    Slavyansk-na-Kubani (Russia) (AFP) – The German and French foreign ministers made their first visit to Ukraine’s war-torn east on Thursday, saying they wanted to push a new bid for peace after a recent surge in violence. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukraine Faces Battle to Speed Economic Growth, Secure Peace
    Sep16

    Ukraine Faces Battle to Speed Economic Growth, Secure Peace

    Ukraine feels its reform efforts have been vindicated by the International Monetary Fund’s decision to give it another $1 billion in aid, but the country still faces a struggle to speed economic growth and achieve lasting change. After waiting for nearly a year for Kyiv to accelerate reforms, the IMF announced the release of more aid...

    5 reasons Trump might fall in autumn
    Sep16

    5 reasons Trump might fall in autumn

    The GOP nominee prefers his KFC by the bucket, devours the fries before the Big Mac, and only eats greens out of taco bowls perched atop white linen napkins — but make no mistake, these are Donald Trump’s salad days.Counted down in the dark days after his gloomy Cleveland convention, with polls showing him behind by double digits, Trump has...

    New peace bid launched in Ukraine
    Sep15

    New peace bid launched in Ukraine

    Slavyansk: The German and French foreign ministers made their first visit to Ukraine’s war-torn east on Thursday, saying they wanted to push a new bid for peace after a recent surge in violence. Frank-Walter Steinmeier and his French counterpart Jean-Marc Ayrault visited the Donetsk region and viewed a bridge destroyed in fighting between...

    Europa League: Last-minute goal saves Fenerbahce
    Sep15

    Europa League: Last-minute goal saves Fenerbahce

    Turkish team Fenerbahce draw against Ukrainian Zorya Luhansk thanks to goal in 96th minute …read more Source: Anadolu...

    Duma-day machine
    Sep15

    Duma-day machine

    SINCE Russia’s last parliamentary election in 2011, when widespread fraud triggered mass protests, millions of Russians have fallen into penury. Wages have plunged, and labour protests are on the rise. Vladimir Putin’s forces are fighting openly in Syria and secretly in Ukraine. Polls show that 33% of Russians believe the country is...