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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    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...

    Separatist Rebels, Government Troops Report Violations of Ukraine Cease-Fire Agreement
    Sep15

    Separatist Rebels, Government Troops Report Violations of Ukraine Cease-Fire Agreement

    MOSCOW – Separatist rebels and government troops both reported violations of a cease-fire declared in eastern Ukraine at midnight on Wednesday as French and German foreign ministers were visiting the country in a bid to shore up a crumbling peace agreement. Rebels on Tuesday declared a unilateral cease-fire, and German Foreign Minister...

    NATO, Russia Hold Talks On Risk Reduction
    Sep15

    NATO, Russia Hold Talks On Risk Reduction

    NATO and Russia officials have held talks on “ways to increase transparency and risk reduction,” the military alliance says. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Steinmeier: Ukraine Cease-Fire Largely Holding
    Sep15

    Steinmeier: Ukraine Cease-Fire Largely Holding

    German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier says a new cease-fire declared in eastern Ukraine appears to be holding. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Denmark to lead anti-corruption initiative in Ukraine
    Sep15

    Denmark to lead anti-corruption initiative in Ukraine

    Denmark has been chosen to lead a 120 million kroner EU project that aims to fight corruption in Ukraine. The foreign minister, Kristian Jensen, will officially present the initiative in Kiev on Friday. “Corruption is a substantial challenge in Ukraine – in the daily lives of both businesses and citizens. Corruption damages the growth potential...

    Ukraine Takes Russia To WTO Over Transit Restrictions
    Sep15

    Ukraine Takes Russia To WTO Over Transit Restrictions

    Ukraine has filed a complaint at the World Trade Organization (WTO) to challenge Russia over restrictions on freight transit. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    EU extends Russia sanctions over Ukraine
    Sep15

    EU extends Russia sanctions over Ukraine

    EU sanctions designed to deter Russian aggression in Ukraine were prolonged by six months Thursday, with the bloc’s foreign affairs ministers agreeing there had been insufficient change to warrant lifting the measures. The asset freeze and a travel ban against 146 people and 37 firms, most of them Russians, were first introduced in March...

    Ukraine army, pro-Russians both report truce violations
    Sep15

    Ukraine army, pro-Russians both report truce violations

    The Kiev government and pro-Russia forces have reported violations of a ceasefire agreement that started at midnight on Wednesday. …read more Source: Iran...

    U.S. Foreign Policy for Sale? Behind the Trump Organization’s Vast Financial Network
    Sep15

    U.S. Foreign Policy for Sale? Behind the Trump Organization’s Vast Financial Network

    A sweeping new investigation has raised questions about the little-known Trump Organization and potential conflicts of interest should Trump become president. The investigation published in Newsweek magazine reveals the Trump Organization is a vast financial network that stretches from New York City to India, Ukraine, China, Brazil, Argentina,...