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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    US, Ukraine sign $1-bln guaranteed loan agreement
    Jun03

    US, Ukraine sign $1-bln guaranteed loan agreement

    Thanks to this agreement, Ukraine will receive additional possibilities to support and protect the more vulnerable strata of Ukrainians from the influence of economic factors. …read more Source:...

    U.S. Kicks Off 6,000-strong Navy Drill in Baltics
    Jun03

    U.S. Kicks Off 6,000-strong Navy Drill in Baltics

    The U.S. has kicked off one of the largest annual naval exercises in northern Europe, bringing 15 allies to the Baltic and NATO partners Sweden and Finland. Baltops 16 runs in tandem with two other annual U.S.-led events in the region, the Dragoon Ride and Saber Strike, which are primarily land and air based and are already underway this year....

    UN accuses Ukrainian authorities and rebels of torture (AFP)
    Jun03

    UN accuses Ukrainian authorities and rebels of torture (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – The United Nations on Friday accused both the Ukrainian authorities and pro-Russian rebels of torturing fighters and their sympathisers captured in the separatist east. …read more Source: The West...

    Hundreds missing as migrant boat capsizes off Greece
    Jun03

    Hundreds missing as migrant boat capsizes off Greece

    ATHENS: At least four people have died and a desperate effort was underway Friday to find hundreds more believed missing after a migrant boat capsized off the Greek island of Crete, the coastguard said. Coastguard spokesman Nikos Lagadianos said at least 340 people had been rescued, and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) said the...

    US guarantees more Ukraine loans
    Jun03

    US guarantees more Ukraine loans

    KIEV: The United States said on Friday it had signed a major new loan guarantee with Ukraine aimed at helping the war-scarred former Soviet republic stabilize its floundering economy. The $1-billion (900-million-euro) commitment is the third of its kind issued by Washington since a pro-EU revolution brought down Ukraine’s Russia-backed...

    Azerbaijani cyclist becomes top young rider of Tour of Ukraine
    Jun03

    Azerbaijani cyclist becomes top young rider of Tour of Ukraine

    The UCI 2.2 Tour of Ukraine 3-day stage race ended last day. This may be one of the successful competitions for Azerbaijan’s Synergy Baku Cycling Project among other 18 strongest teams. …read more Source:...

    Paris river to peak at six meters
    Jun03

    Paris river to peak at six meters

    Photo: Reuters Floodwaters in Paris are set to peak on Friday with the River Seine due to reach 6m above its normal level, the BBC reports. The world-famous Louvre and Orsay museums have been shut so staff can move priceless artworks to safety. At least 11 people have died in the past week – 10 in southern Germany, one in France. Thousands have...

    The Morning Vertical, June 3, 2016
    Jun03

    The Morning Vertical, June 3, 2016

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

    Pro-Russian rebels accuse Ukraine of fresh offensive
    Jun03

    Pro-Russian rebels accuse Ukraine of fresh offensive

    The scale of exchanges of heavy weapons fire appears to have grown exponentially after weeks of relative calm.Four-way talks on Ukraine war fail to win breakthroughEaster ceasefire fails to take hold in eastern Ukraine’No margin for error’: dangerous work for Ukraine’s rebel deminersDeadly Russian rocket system spotted in...

    Trump and the world: What could actually go wrong
    Jun03

    Trump and the world: What could actually go wrong

    To hear Hillary Clinton tell it, letting Donald J. Trump anywhere near the Oval Office would be tantamount to inviting a nuclear apocalypse. The address she delivered from San Diego Thursday opened up a new front in the 2016 campaign: whether Trump can be trusted as leader of the free world. Calling Trump’s ideas “dangerously incoherent,”...