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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Russia in Wonderland
    Nov01

    Russia in Wonderland

    I remarked at the end of my November 2014 TAI essay, “Reflections on the Closing of the Russian Mind,” that “Russia threatens its own future more than do any of the Western powers.” That is even more true now than it was then. Russia is set upon a self-destructive course. Its ruler, or for politeness’s sake its rulers, show no present...

    Russian State Newspaper Apologizes For Slovenia Crimea Story
    Nov01

    Russian State Newspaper Apologizes For Slovenia Crimea Story

    Russia’s top state-run newspaper Rossiyskaya Gazeta has issued an apology for reporting that the mayor of Slovenia’s capital, Ljubljana, recognized Crimea as Russian territory. Russia’s annexation of Crimea in 2014 was officially condemned across the EU, of which Slovenia is part of. Russia’s decision to send troops and...

    Ukraine sets out strategy to investigate cash-rich officials
    Nov01

    Ukraine sets out strategy to investigate cash-rich officials

    KIEV – Ukrainian authorities will investigate politicians and officials who declare cash assets of more than $100,000 and will impose prison sentences of up to 15 years on any found guilty of wrongdoing, General Prosecutor Yuriy Lutsenko said on Tuesday. … …read more Source:...

    Ukraine government delegation to visit Belarus on 10 November
    Nov01

    Ukraine government delegation to visit Belarus on 10 November

    The delegation will come to Minsk to attend the 24th meeting of the Belarus-Ukraine joint intergovernmental commission on trade and economic cooperation. …read more Source:...

    Ukrainian Lawmakers Reject Bill To Double Their Own Salaries
    Nov01

    Ukrainian Lawmakers Reject Bill To Double Their Own Salaries

    Ukrainian lawmakers have rejected a bill that would have at least doubled their own salaries amid media reports about wealth and incomes of government officials and members of parliament. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Necessary Pain Of Remembrance
    Nov01

    The Necessary Pain Of Remembrance

    Photo by Andrey Skakodub Here in Kyiv, we remembered the victims of massacre on September 29th — the tens of thousands of peaceful residents whom the Nazis slaughtered on ethnic grounds. It is difficult to understand the magnitude of the crime, for which there can be no excuse, no explanation. Over a period of two days, September 29th-30th,...

    Russia revamping military presence in Crimea
    Nov01

    Russia revamping military presence in Crimea

    New and refurbished bunkers at the southern end of line of upgraded facilities …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Spotlight: Ukraine emerges from economic crisis
    Nov01

    Spotlight: Ukraine emerges from economic crisis

    The Ukrainian government led by Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman appears to have taken control of the economic crisis, which had threatened to send the country’s economy into free fall. …read more Source: <a href=http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2016-11/01/c_135797621.htm target=_blank title="Spotlight: Ukraine emerges from...

    Report: FBI says no direct ties between Russia, Donald Trump’s campaign
    Nov01

    Report: FBI says no direct ties between Russia, Donald Trump’s campaign

    As Donald Trump tries to keep the focus on Hillary Clinton’s email saga, Democrats are attempting to sow doubt about Trump’s cozy relationship with Russia, CBS News’ Major Garrett reports. Late Monday, The New York Times reported that the FBI spent several months over the summer investigating Russia’s potential meddling in...

    UK spy chief sees growing threat from Russian cyber-attacks, espionage
    Nov01

    UK spy chief sees growing threat from Russian cyber-attacks, espionage

    Russia is pushing its foreign policy in increasingly aggressive ways including cyber-attacks and espionage, posing a growing threat to Britain and the rest of Europe, the head of Britain’s internal intelligence agency MI5 has said. The Kremlin dismissed the allegations as untrue and challenged its critics to produce evidence. MI5 Director...