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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Russia launches   army drills set   to rattle Kiev
    Sep05

    Russia launches army drills set to rattle Kiev

    Moscow: Russia on Monday launched large-scale military drills on Ukraine’s eastern border and around the Crimean peninsula, in the latest exercises set to rattle Kiev and the West. The defence ministry said 12,500 servicemen are taking part in the drills across its southern military region, which encompasses Russia’s volatile North...

    Dominican court orders ex-Ukrainian official held amid probe
    Sep05

    Dominican court orders ex-Ukrainian official held amid probe

    SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) ” A Dominican Republic court has ordered three months detention for a former Ukrainian government official during an investigation into accusations he kidnapped a fellow countryman at a popular… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Sievierodonetsk: Life in the shadow of war
    Sep05

    Sievierodonetsk: Life in the shadow of war

    The frontier of the separatist regions in eastern Ukraine was drawn two years ago. Many ethnic Russians live in this area. So what is life like now for those on the Kyiv side of the line? A report from Sievierodonetsk. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Ukraine’s Best-Known Reformer Succumbs to the Lure of Populism
    Sep05

    Ukraine’s Best-Known Reformer Succumbs to the Lure of Populism

    In his inflammatory response to a brutal crime, Mikheil Saakashvili reveals his dark side. …read more Source: Foreign...

    EU moves closer to visa-free travel for Georgia, Ukraine may follow
    Sep05

    EU moves closer to visa-free travel for Georgia, Ukraine may follow

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – A European Parliament committee on Monday backed visa-free travel to the European Union for Georgia and moved toward granting another ex-Soviet republic, Ukraine, the same right, after migration worries delayed the process before the summer. …read more Source:...

    Barack Obama, Vladmir Putin agree to continue seeking deal on Syria
    Sep05

    Barack Obama, Vladmir Putin agree to continue seeking deal on Syria

    Hangzhou, Sep 5: President Barack Obama said today the US and Russia have not given up on negotiations that could stem the bloodshed in Syria, but acknowledged that leaders are challenged by “gaps of trust” between the rival powers. Significant sticking points remain in the negotiations over creation of an unlikely US-Russian military partnership...

    Trudeau says protectionist views in U.S., Europe unlikely to creep into Canada
    Sep05

    Trudeau says protectionist views in U.S., Europe unlikely to creep into Canada

    HANGZHOU, China — Justin Trudeau spent days urging world leaders to fight back against rising anti-trade sentiments, but he says there’s little risk that protectionist forces seen in the United States and Europe will spill over into Canada. The prime minister, who made the remarks Monday at the end of the Group of 20 summit in China, said...

    Vladimir Putin Backtracks on Ukraine Despite G20 Charm Offensive
    Sep05

    Vladimir Putin Backtracks on Ukraine Despite G20 Charm Offensive

    Russian President Vladimir Putin said Monday that he will likely “have to meet” again with Ukraine’s president for peace talks, despite pulling out of “senseless” negotiations last month. Putin said he and the leaders of France and Germany—Francois Hollande and Angela Merkel—discussed Ukraine over the weekend, when he was urged to return to...

    Global Health: Doctors on Lookout for Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever in Spain
    Sep05

    Global Health: Doctors on Lookout for Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever in Spain

    A hospital patient in Madrid died of the illness, the first finding of the fever in Western Europe in someone who had not traveled to an endemic area. …read more Source: The New York...

    ‘Arson’ At TV Station Underscores Threat To Free Speech In Ukraine
    Sep05

    ‘Arson’ At TV Station Underscores Threat To Free Speech In Ukraine

    An apparent arson attack against a popular television news channel is underscoring fears that jingoism-fueled hostility toward journalists could extinguish free speech in Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...