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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Syria: Good News and Bad
    Aug11

    Syria: Good News and Bad

    News that Syrian rebels have, at least temporarily, broken the siege of Aleppo is good. Despite the best efforts of Russia, Iran, and the Assad regime to terrorize the city into submission, some 300,000 Syrians will be spared, for the time-being, from the onset of disease and starvation at the hands of a government still permitted to represent...

    Who Framed Dmitry Medvedev?
    Aug11

    Who Framed Dmitry Medvedev?

    The Kremlin said it had discerned the roots of a defamatory campaign against Russia’s Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev. As RBC reports citing two high-profile officials inside the Kremlin, Medvedev’s opponents have launched a coordinated campaign, in the media and on social networks, trying to discredit the PM and get him to resign.As...

    Ukraine calls attacks in Crimea a Russian ploy, accuses Putin of intentionally escalating conflict
    Aug11

    Ukraine calls attacks in Crimea a Russian ploy, accuses Putin of intentionally escalating conflict

    Accusations that Ukrainian agents have engaged in “terror” tactics on the disputed Crimean peninsula may be a ploy by Russia to justify an escalation of the military conflict in its former Soviet ally, officials in Kiev said. President Vladimir Putin vowed in Moscow to respond with “very serious” measures after his Federal Security Service, of...

    Ukraine catches ‘ISIS recruiter’ operating in its borders
    Aug11

    Ukraine catches ‘ISIS recruiter’ operating in its borders

    Ukraine’s security service announced it has blocked jihadists traveling to fight with ISIS, and detained an ‘IS recruiter.’ …read more Source: Arutz...

    The Latest: Russia, Ukraine diplomats trade barbs at UN
    Aug11

    The Latest: Russia, Ukraine diplomats trade barbs at UN

    MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on the Crimean border dispute between Ukraine and Russia (all times local):9:55 p.m.Ambassadors from Russia and Ukraine… …read more Source:...

    Russia Launches Naval Exercises in Black Sea Amid Escalating Standoff with Ukraine
    Aug11

    Russia Launches Naval Exercises in Black Sea Amid Escalating Standoff with Ukraine

    One day after Russia accused Ukraine of attempted incursions into Crimea, Kiev put its military on high-alert and the Kremlin announced the start of war games in the Black Sea. …read more Source: Foreign...

    The Latest: Russia, Ukraine diplomats trade barbs at UN
    Aug11

    The Latest: Russia, Ukraine diplomats trade barbs at UN

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    Crimea: the disputed region fueling tensions between Moscow and Kyiv
    Aug11

    Crimea: the disputed region fueling tensions between Moscow and Kyiv

    Russia’s 2014 annexation of the strategic peninsula of Crimea is at the centre of renewed tensions between Moscow and Kyiv. …read more Source:...

    Russia Denounces Ukraine Maneuvers to Cover Up Hostilities
    Aug11

    Russia Denounces Ukraine Maneuvers to Cover Up Hostilities

    11 de agosto de 2016, 12:14Moscow, Aug 11 (Prensa Latina) The chairman of the State Duma (Lower House)””s International Affairs Committee, Alexei Pushkov, stated today that Ukraine uses the Normandy Quartet format, mediated by Germany, France and Russia to hide hostilities. …read more Source: Prensa...

    Ukraine blocks jihadist routes to Syria: security service (AFP)
    Aug11

    Ukraine blocks jihadist routes to Syria: security service (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukraine’s security service said on Thursday it had blocked channels being used by jihadists travelling to fight with the Islamic State group in Syria and Iraq and detained an ‘IS recruiter’ from one of the former Soviet republics. …read more Source: The West...