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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    There’s No Business Like the Weapons Business
    Jul27

    There’s No Business Like the Weapons Business

    When American firms dominate a global market worth more than $70 billion a year, you’d expect to hear about it. Not so with the global arms trade. It’s good for one or two stories a year in the mainstream media, usually when the annual statistics on the state of the business come out. It’s not that no one writes about aspects of...

    Azerbaijan, Ukraine discuss automobile transportations
    Jul27

    Azerbaijan, Ukraine discuss automobile transportations

    The due protocol was signed at the session. …read more Source: News.Az

    Kremlin Dismisses Russian Plot to Assault Poland as ‘Mindless’
    Jul27

    Kremlin Dismisses Russian Plot to Assault Poland as ‘Mindless’

    Russian President Vladimir Putin’s spokesman has called speculation that Moscow could mount an offensive on nearby Poland “mindless” state news agency Itar-Tass reported. Poland and the three Baltic states have requested NATO assistance in reinforcing their ability to deal with a potential Russian attack, since the Kremlin’s...

    The Morning Vertical, July 27, 2016
    Jul27

    The Morning Vertical, July 27, 2016

    Your daily roundup. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine wrestler Belenyuk grapples prejudice, funding woes before Rio
    Jul27

    Ukraine wrestler Belenyuk grapples prejudice, funding woes before Rio

    KIEV – Taunted as a child over his Rwandese background, Greco-Roman wrestler Zhan Belenyuk has shrugged off the insults to become one of Ukraine’s leading Olympic medal hopes. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Armenian Stand-Off Continues to be Tense and Dangerous
    Jul27

    Armenian Stand-Off Continues to be Tense and Dangerous

    Image: Ethnic Armenians have been protesting in and out of the country in recent years. This sign at a Los Angeles rally refers to many Armenians’ belief that Russia interferes in their country’s affairs. (Twitter: @S_Zoppellaro) Lines are hardening in the stand-off between Armenian authorities and supporters of a jailed fringe...

    Austria, Germany and Romania top travelling destinations for Bulgarians in June
    Jul27

    Austria, Germany and Romania top travelling destinations for Bulgarians in June

    565,000 Bulgarians travelled abroad in June 2016, or 20.7 percent up on June 2015, the National Statistical Institute has announced. The increase is biggest in the number of Bulgarian nationals travelling to Austria – 99.2 percent, Germany – 50.8 percent and Romania – 23.3 percent. At the same time visits to Russia have dropped by 6.3 percent, to...

    Firebombs hurled at hassidic luminary’s grave in Ukraine
    Jul27

    Firebombs hurled at hassidic luminary’s grave in Ukraine

    Grave of Arye Leib, disciple of ‘Maggid’ of Mezeritch, desecrated by firebombs. …read more Source: Arutz...

    Malaysia Airlines to buy 50 Boeing jets
    Jul27

    Malaysia Airlines to buy 50 Boeing jets

    KUALA LUMPUR: Struggling Malaysia Airlines on Wednesday announced plans to purchase 50 Boeing aircraft for $5.5 billion as it continues efforts to recover from devastating twin disasters in 2014. Malaysia’s national flag carrier said it had placed firm orders for 25 Boeing 737 MAX jets and had purchase rights for another 25. Deliveries are...

    Poland’s problem with this Pope
    Jul27

    Poland’s problem with this Pope

    Pope Francis will be received by the usual ecstatic crowds when he touches down in Krakow, Poland, this week for a four-day Catholic youth celebration. But look closely at the faces of government officials and bishops in the crowd, and you might see something other than joy in their expressions: wariness, suspicion, anxiety — and in some cases...