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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Ukraine ready to forget  woes with spectacular Eurovision party
    May03

    Ukraine ready to forget woes with spectacular Eurovision party

    Kiev brushes off Russian boycott and prepares for tens of thousands of visitors …read more Source: The Irish...

    The Latest: Putin to discuss Ukraine, Syria with Merkel
    May03

    The Latest: Putin to discuss Ukraine, Syria with Merkel

    MOSCOW (AP) ” The Latest on German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin (all times local):2:40 p.m.Russian President Vladimir Putin has told German Chancellor Angela Merkel that he hopes they… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Germany’s Merkel arrives in Russia for talks with Putin
    May03

    Germany’s Merkel arrives in Russia for talks with Putin

    MOSCOW (AP) ” German Chancellor Angela Merkel has arrived in Russia for talks with President Vladimir Putin expected to focus on the unresolved conflict in Ukraine and the civil war in Syria.Merkel traveled to the Black Sea city… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Mysterious rash of Russian deaths cast suspicion on Vladimir Putin
    May03

    Mysterious rash of Russian deaths cast suspicion on Vladimir Putin

    A former member of the Russian parliament is gunned down in broad daylight in the Ukrainian capital of Kiev. A long-time Russian ambassador to the United Nations drops dead at work. A Russian-backed commander in the breakaway Ukrainian province of Donetsk is blown up in an elevator. A Russian media executive is found dead in his Washington hotel...

    BREXIT BILL LATEST: Barnier reveals total will include foreign aid to Ukraine and Turkey
    May03

    BREXIT BILL LATEST: Barnier reveals total will include foreign aid to Ukraine and Turkey

    BREXIT negotiator Michel Barnier this morning revealed that the Brexit bill facing the UK will include continued foreign aid payments to Ukraine and Turkey as he accused ministers of having “illusions” over the cost of leaving the EU. …read more Source:...

    Debate: A rapprochement between Merkel and Putin?
    May03

    Debate: A rapprochement between Merkel and Putin?

    Kremlin boss Vladimir Putin and German Chancellor Angela Merkel met on Tuesday in Sochi for the first time in two years. Both stressed the importance of the Minsk Protocol and the OSCE monitoring missions in eastern Ukraine. While some commentators fail to see any signs of rapprochement, others evoke the possibility of a pragmatic solution to the...

    Capital Voices: ‘I’m an aspiring filmmaker’
    May03

    Capital Voices: ‘I’m an aspiring filmmaker’

    In anticipation of Canada’s sesquicentennial celebrations, the Citizen’s Bruce Deachman has been out in search of Ottawans — 150 of them — to learn their stories of life and death, hope and love, the extraordinary and the everyday. We’ll share one person’s story every day until Canada Day. “I’m an aspiring filmmaker....

    Kortunov: Minsk agreements should be reviewed, revised
    May03

    Kortunov: Minsk agreements should be reviewed, revised

    The Minsk agreements regulating the Ukraine conflict should be reviewed and revised, Director General of the Russian International Affairs Council Andrey Kortunov said in an interview with BNS. …read more Source:...

    Trump, Putin look to work together on Syria
    May03

    Trump, Putin look to work together on Syria

    WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin signalled improving prospects for co-operation in Syria in what the White House called a “very good” phone discussion that included a focus on setting up safe zones in the war-torn nation. The Kremlin said the leaders also agreed in Tuesday’s call to try to...

    The new oligarchs
    May03

    The new oligarchs

    Greece is at serious risk of becoming a lot like Ukraine in terms of seeing its media and public affairs slipping into the hands of a small group of new oligarchs who will make the maligned old guard seem like nice guys. …read more Source:...