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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Ukraine police accuse bank owned by Vienna Jew of massive fraud
    Jun17

    Ukraine police accuse bank owned by Vienna Jew of massive fraud

    (JTA) — Ukrainian police investigators accused representatives of a bank owned by an Austrian Jew of defrauding Ukraine out of more than $750 million and laundering that money for further use. The alleged fraud took place between 2011 and 2015 with help from “a criminal group of unidentified persons who represented Meinl Bank together with...

    EU extends sanctions on Russia-annexed Crimea until mid-2017
    Jun17

    EU extends sanctions on Russia-annexed Crimea until mid-2017

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union extended for a year on Friday a ban on business dealings with the Black Sea peninsula of Crimea, which Russia annexed from Ukraine in 2014 in a move that has not been internationally recognized. …read more Source:...

    EU extends sanctions on Russia-annexed Crimea until mid-2017
    Jun17

    EU extends sanctions on Russia-annexed Crimea until mid-2017

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union extended for a year on Friday a ban on business dealings with the Black Sea peninsula of Crimea, which… …read more Source:...

    EU extends sanctions on Russia-annexed Crimea until mid-2017
    Jun17

    EU extends sanctions on Russia-annexed Crimea until mid-2017

    The European Union extended for a year Friday a ban on business dealings with the Black Sea peninsula of Crimea, which Russia annexed from Ukraine in 2014 in a move that has not been internationally recognized …read more Source: The Daily...

    Chess Grandmaster Garry Kasparov Fights the World’s Dictators
    Jun17

    Chess Grandmaster Garry Kasparov Fights the World’s Dictators

    Garry Kasparov, often considered the greatest chess player of all time, sees life as a battle between opposites: good and evil, or freedom and totalitarianism. Upon retiring from chess in 2005, Kasparov dedicated himself to an all-out war with whomever he considers as belonging to the “forces of evil”—for instance, totalitarian regimes like...

    The Morning Vertical, June 17, 2017
    Jun17

    The Morning Vertical, June 17, 2017

    Your daily roundup. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Giorgi Kanashvili:  In case Karabakh conflict is settled, Armenia is able to make a U-turn and join NATO even sooner than Georgia will do
    Jun17

    Giorgi Kanashvili: In case Karabakh conflict is settled, Armenia is able to make a U-turn and join NATO even sooner than Georgia will do

    Do you see any prospects for Mikheil Saakashvili’s return to Georgia and to power in the context of the upcoming parliamentary elections in that country and the strong positions of the United National Movement in the political field? Such scenario is little probable within the coming 4 years because of two reasons. First, most of the...

    Bulgarian DefMin Dismisses Reports about Proposed Joint Naval Force with Romania, Turkey
    Jun17

    Bulgarian DefMin Dismisses Reports about Proposed Joint Naval Force with Romania, Turkey

    Reports about an alleged proposal to set up a joint naval fleet with Romania and Turkey to counter a perceived Russian threat in the Black Sea were a “propaganda war with elements of hybrid warfare tactics”, Bulgaria’s Defence Minister Nikolay Nenchev has said. Romania had only proposed joint actions and training with the aim to boost...

    A Waltz Amid Ruins
    Jun17

    A Waltz Amid Ruins

    Ukrainian students were determined to hold their graduation ball in their old school building — even though it was blasted to pieces in fighting. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Iftar ceremony in Ukrainian capital Kiev
    Jun17

    Iftar ceremony in Ukrainian capital Kiev

    Muslims in Ukraine as well as representatives of other religious groups from dozens of other countries have gathered in Kiev central mosque to attend Ramadan festival. …read more Source:...