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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Chief of General Staff attends NATO Sessions
    May18

    Chief of General Staff attends NATO Sessions

    Colonel-General Najmaddin Sadikov met with the Chiefs of General Staffs of Turkey, Georgia and Ukraine Armed Forces at NATO Headquarters in Brussels. …read more Source:...

    Next round of talks on Ukraine in Minsk on 1 June
    May18

    Next round of talks on Ukraine in Minsk on 1 June

    Martin Sajdik said that some positive results were achieved by the talks on 18 May. “I am pleased to tell you that the sides have agreed to support all efforts meant to improve living standards of orphan children and other children, who have been separated from their parents.” …read more Source:...

    Considerable decrease in ceasefire violations in Ukraine’s conflict zone
    May18

    Considerable decrease in ceasefire violations in Ukraine’s conflict zone

    Martin Sajdik said: “Since the statement about the full cessation of hostilities was made on 29 April, we have seen at least a considerable decrease in ceasefire violations.” …read more Source:...

    Students, Artists Mark Anniversary Of Crimean Tatar Deportation
    May18

    Students, Artists Mark Anniversary Of Crimean Tatar Deportation

    Students at Kyiv’s National University marked the anniversary of the 1944 mass deportation of Crimean Tatars by Soviet dictator Josef Stalin. While in the western Ukrainian city of Lviv, artists commemorated the anniversary. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    VIDEO: Crimean Tatar deportation anniversary bolstered by Eurovision win
    May18

    VIDEO: Crimean Tatar deportation anniversary bolstered by Eurovision win

    BBC Monitoring looks at how a minority Muslim group being forced into exile in 1944 – resulting in thousands of deaths – has been remembered. …read more Source:...

    Crimean Tatars mark Stalin deportations despite Russia ban
    May18

    Crimean Tatars mark Stalin deportations despite Russia ban

    Defying a Russian ban, hundreds of Crimean Tatars Wednesday commemorated the Stalin-era deportation of their relatives from the Black Sea peninsula 72 years ago. …read more Source: The Daily...

    NATO says all should avoid new arms race
    May18

    NATO says all should avoid new arms race

    …read more Source: Capital...

    ‘The Sound of God’: In Iraq, US Airpower Bolsters the Peshmerga’s Fight Against ISIS
    May18

    ‘The Sound of God’: In Iraq, US Airpower Bolsters the Peshmerga’s Fight Against ISIS

    MOSUL FRONT, Iraq—The old peshmerga general smiled at the sound of the U.S. fighter jets. “That’s the sound of God,” he said. Gen. Omar Hama Ali Farag held a pair of binoculars to his eyes, scanning Islamic State positions about a mile away, across the Great Zab River in the direction of Mosul. “There’s two Daesh fighters hiding...

    Navy Releases Full Video Footage Of Russian Fighter Jets Buzzing US Warship In The Baltic
    May18

    Navy Releases Full Video Footage Of Russian Fighter Jets Buzzing US Warship In The Baltic

    The US Navy has released about a dozen videos that show Russian fighter jets and a helicopter “buzzing” a US Navy destroyer in the Baltic Sea.The incidents occurred over a two-day period last month, and were first documented in a series of short clips released on YouTube by the Navy. In the newly released footage, which the Navy made...

    Belarus’ Tsurkin 5th in European Swimming Championships in London
    May18

    Belarus’ Tsurkin 5th in European Swimming Championships in London

    The Belarusian clocked 23.67 seconds in the final. Andriy Govorov of Ukraine claimed gold in 22.92. Silver went to Cseh Laszlo of Hungary (23.31), with Ben Proud of the UK taking bronze in 23.67. …read more Source:...