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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Russia’s War of Inches
    Jul19

    Russia’s War of Inches

    The Russian government would rather ask for forgiveness than permission. Its foreign policy for years has depended on establishing “facts on the ground.” Once the Kremlin’s forces or its allies take what they want, the Foreign Ministry is happy to commit to accords that cement their aggression in place. Take, for example, recent...

    NATO & Ukrainian Marines Practice Amphibious Assault
    Jul19

    NATO & Ukrainian Marines Practice Amphibious Assault

    U.S. and Ukrainian Marines have launched a coordinated amphibious assault from a Turkish ship against a beachhead on Wednesday (19th July), during Exercise Sea Breeze in Mykolaivka, Ukraine. The partnered Marine forces assaulted the beach in two different waves with firepower from a land force to support the attack. The coordinated attack...

    US Army chief presses Russia on military exercises
    Jul19

    US Army chief presses Russia on military exercises

    PAPA AIR BASE, Hungary — As thousands of U.S. troops drilled for a potential land war to protect NATO allies, the commander of U.S. Army forces in Europe urged Russia to be more transparent about its own upcoming major military exercise and ease anxiety by allowing outside observers. The Russian exercise, called Zapad (meaning...

    Georgian, Ukrainian Presidents open investment forum in Batumi
    Jul19

    Georgian, Ukrainian Presidents open investment forum in Batumi

    Georgian and Ukrainian presidents have addressed participants of an investment forum in the Georgian seaside town of Batumi today …read more Source:...

    Anti-Semitism, Hungary and Netanyahu: What you need to know
    Jul19

    Anti-Semitism, Hungary and Netanyahu: What you need to know

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, left, with Hungarian President Janos Ader in Budapest, July 18, 2017. (Haim Zach/Israeli Government Press Office) (JTA) — To critics of Benjamin Netanyahu, the Israeli prime minister’s visit to Hungary this week was a disgrace and an abandonment of local Jews in their fight against a government...

    Unable to go home, Russian who fought for IS settles in Ukraine
    Jul19

    Unable to go home, Russian who fought for IS settles in Ukraine

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – When Islamic State fighter Marat Nurmagomedov escaped from Syria to Turkey after becoming disillusioned with the militant group, he was unable to return home to Russia for fear of arrest. …read more Source: The...

    Unable to go home, Russian who fought for IS settles in Ukraine
    Jul19

    Unable to go home, Russian who fought for IS settles in Ukraine

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – When Islamic State fighter Marat Nurmagomedov escaped from Syria to Turkey after becoming disillusioned with the militant group, he was unable to return home to Russia for fear of arrest. …read more Source:...

    Meet the man making wood exoskeletons
    Jul19

    Meet the man making wood exoskeletons

    Find out what led Ukrainian crane operator Dmitriy Balandin to design a low-cost walking aid. …read more Source:...

    Trump once said Jon Huntsman was “weak.” Now he’s picked him to be the Russian ambassador.
    Jul19

    Trump once said Jon Huntsman was “weak.” Now he’s picked him to be the Russian ambassador.

    He’s got his work cut out for him. Donald Trump once slammed former Utah governor and GOP presidential candidate Jon Huntsman as a “lightweight” and accused him of “[giving] away our country to China” when he was the US ambassador there. Now, Trump has decided to reward him with the toughest diplomatic gig in Washington today:...

    Poroshenko Visits Boundary ‘Abyss’ Between Georgia And South Ossetia
    Jul19

    Poroshenko Visits Boundary ‘Abyss’ Between Georgia And South Ossetia

    On a visit to Georgia, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko described the line between Russia-backed separatists in South Ossetia and Georgian government-held territory as an “abyss” between the past and the future. (RFE/RL’s Georgian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...