: :inin Kyiv (EET)

Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Grapes of Wrath
    Oct08

    Grapes of Wrath

    As the grape harvest season approaches, Georgia, a country that George W. Bush once called a “beacon of liberty” is today holding parliamentary elections that could serve as a litmus test for the country’s democratic development. The small Caucasian country, that after the Rose Revolution in 2003 managed to transform itself from an...

    Poland blames Airbus for grounding chopper talks
    Oct08

    Poland blames Airbus for grounding chopper talks

    Poland on Saturday blamed French aeronautics giant Airbus for the breakdown in talks over a multi-billion euro contract for military helicopters that has triggered a spike in tensions with Paris. “I want to make it perfectly clear that it wasn’t the Polish side who broke off the talks,” Polish Defence Minister Antoni Macierewicz told...

    Putin’s challenge for the next US president
    Oct08

    Putin’s challenge for the next US president

    When Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump address security challenges to America and its allies in the next four years, Vladimir Putin’s Russia will loom large. This is no longer post-communist Russia attempting the transition to a market-based democracy and looking up to the West. That transformation was an epic failure. In Putin’s...

    Russia moves nuclear missiles onto NATO’s doorstep
    Oct08

    Russia moves nuclear missiles onto NATO’s doorstep

    Moscow has said that the Iskander-M missiles were transported to Kaliningrad for a military drill. Lithuania’s Foreign Minister has said the move seeks to pressure the West into making concessions over Syria and Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Russia ‘deploys nuclear-capable missiles on NATO doorstep’ (AFP)
    Oct08

    Russia ‘deploys nuclear-capable missiles on NATO doorstep’ (AFP)

    Vilnius (AFP) – Russia is again deploying nuclear-capable Iskander missiles into its Kaliningrad outpost that borders two NATO members, Lithuania said Saturday, warning the move was aimed at pressuring the West into making concessions over Syria and Ukraine. …read more Source: The West...

    U.S.: Only Russia Could Have Authorized Hack of Democrats
    Oct08

    U.S.: Only Russia Could Have Authorized Hack of Democrats

    The U.S. government for the first time on Friday formally accused Russia of a campaign of cyber attacks against Democratic Party organizations ahead of the Nov. 8 presidential election. “We believe, based on the scope and sensitivity of these efforts, that only Russia’s senior-most officials could have authorized these...

    Russia deploys missiles on NATO doorstep: Lithuania
    Oct08

    Russia deploys missiles on NATO doorstep: Lithuania

    Russia is again deploying nuclear- capable Iskander missiles into its Kaliningrad outpost that borders two NATO members, Lithuania said on Saturday, warning the move was aimed at pressuring the West into making concessions over Syria and Ukraine. …read more Source: The Times of...

    Russia Deploys Nuclear-Capable Missiles on NATO Doorstep: Lithuania
    Oct08

    Russia Deploys Nuclear-Capable Missiles on NATO Doorstep: Lithuania

    Russia is again deploying nuclear-capable Iskander missiles into its Kaliningrad outpost bordering two NATO members, Lithuania said Saturday, warning the move was aimed at pressuring the West into making concessions over Syria and Ukraine. “Russia is holding military exercises in Kaliningrad, and its scenario includes deployment of Iskander...

    Germany’s Steinmeier Says East-West Tensions ‘More Dangerous’ Than Cold War
    Oct08

    Germany’s Steinmeier Says East-West Tensions ‘More Dangerous’ Than Cold War

    German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier has called the current escalation of tensions created by souring relations between the United States and Russia “more dangerous” than the Cold War. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Georgia holds parliamentary election amid mounting tensions
    Oct08

    Georgia holds parliamentary election amid mounting tensions

    TBILISI, Georgia — An undercurrent of political violence is unsettling voters in Georgia as they elect members of parliament on Saturday from a field that includes candidates from the country’s two main parties and a bewildering array of nearly two dozen other groups. It’s unlikely that the election’s outcome will dim the former...