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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Fresh Fighting Rocks Ukraine’s Shyrokyne
    Aug21

    Fresh Fighting Rocks Ukraine’s Shyrokyne

    Once a tourist resort, the village of Shyrokyne near the southeastern Ukrainian city of Mariupol has been the scene of fresh clashes between Ukrainian government forces and Russia-backed separatists. On the night of August 19-20, an exchange of fire from machine guns and mortars lasted for more than three hours. The footage comes as both sides in...

    Ukrainian Army, Separatists Accuse Each Other Of Truce Violations
    Aug21

    Ukrainian Army, Separatists Accuse Each Other Of Truce Violations

    The Ukrainian military and Russian-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine continue to accuse each other of violating a cease-fire agreement. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Almost Holy review – child welfare activist in close-up
    Aug21

    Almost Holy review – child welfare activist in close-up

    A compelling study of a controversial Ukrainian pastor whose forceful approach borders on vigilantismThis gripping documentary about Gennadiy Mokhnenko, aka Pastor Crocodile, a controversial child-welfare activist in Ukraine, has the propulsive power and arc of a drama. And in this burly man of God, with his thunderous laugh and larger than life...

    One World, One Road
    Aug21

    One World, One Road

    Connecting the world through trade routes The initiatives is aimed at enhancing trade ties while normalisation of relations, resolution of conflicts and launch of dialogue between various countries, civilisations, cultures, societies and religions would be the byproducts of these linkages An ancient Chinese proverb goes like this: “The journey of...

    Military success in Syria gives Putin upper hand in US proxy war
    Aug21

    Military success in Syria gives Putin upper hand in US proxy war

    Russia seems winning on the new chessboard The Syrian military was foundering last year, with thousands of rebel fighters pushing into areas of the country long considered to be government strongholds. The rebel offensive was aided by powerful tank-destroying missiles supplied by the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and Saudi Arabia....

    Brazil Wins 1st Men’s Soccer Olympic Gold
    Aug21

    Brazil Wins 1st Men’s Soccer Olympic Gold

    Host Brazil beat Germany on penalties in Rio to win their first men’s Olympic soccer gold medal and send the soccer-mad nation into ecstasy. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Saina Nehwal updates fans about knee surgery in Mumbai
    Aug21

    Saina Nehwal updates fans about knee surgery in Mumbai

    Ace India shuttler Saina Nehwal underwent a knee surgery at a city hospital on Saturday in Mumbai after suffering the injury early this month, which got aggravated during the Rio Olympics. A nervous Saina on Friday had tweeted saying her knee surgery is early next day, requesting everyone to pray for her. Surgery tomorrow morning at 6 am friends...

    Trump, Clinton Campaign Heads Linked to Ukraine Corruption
    Aug21

    Trump, Clinton Campaign Heads Linked to Ukraine Corruption

    Donald Trump’s former campaign manager and Hillary Clinton’s current campaign chairman are implicated in allegations of ties to corruption by the former president of Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Coming Soon: Russian-Built Super Aircraft Carriers for India?
    Aug21

    Coming Soon: Russian-Built Super Aircraft Carriers for India?

    Robert Farley Security, Eurasia The chances are slim. Here’s why. Early this year, a Russian group proposed to build a nuclear-powered aircraft carrier for India. The notional carrier would rival the supercarriers of the U.S. Navy in size and capability. Why did the Russians make such an offer, and what might the Indians make of the deal?...

    The Russian Army’s Super ‘Gun’ Is a City Destroyer
    Aug21

    The Russian Army’s Super ‘Gun’ Is a City Destroyer

    Sebastien Roblin Security, Eurasia They’ve devastated fortifications from Afghanistan to Ukraine. Self-propelled heavy mortar carriers are ubiquitous in modern mechanized armies. Mounted on light armored carriers and placed at the disposal of battalion commanders, such vehicles can deliver heavy and fast-responding indirect bombardments...