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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Meanwhile, in Syria…
    Mar08

    Meanwhile, in Syria…

    What’s been happening in Syria since the “cessation of hostilities” began to take effect about ten days ago? Both less and more than meets the eye of the casual observer.When I last wrote about Syria, here and here, I was skeptical that the forthcoming cessation of hostilities would stick for long. So were most sentient observers. So was...

    Skaters lead rush of meldonium cases after Sharapova’s test
    Mar08

    Skaters lead rush of meldonium cases after Sharapova’s test

    MOSCOW (AP) — With the sports world’s attention focused on Maria Sharapova’s positive test for meldonium, three other doping cases among elite Russian athletes have emerged in the last two days. World champion speedskater Pavel Kulizhnikov, Olympic gold medal-winning ice dancer Ekaterina Bobrova and national team volleyball player...

    MH17 crash: Dutch probe to pinpoint missile site
    Mar08

    MH17 crash: Dutch probe to pinpoint missile site

    The Dutch-led team carrying out a criminal investigation into the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over eastern Ukraine in July 2014 says it soon should determine the exact launch site of the missile that brought down the plane, killing all 298 people on board. …read more Source: The Sydney Morning...

    Numerous states willing to develop trade ties with Iran: Vice President
    Mar08

    Numerous states willing to develop trade ties with Iran: Vice President

    First Vice President Es’haq Jahangiri said on Tuesday that numerous states are willing to develop trade and economic ties with Iran.According to IRNA, Jahangiri made the remarks in a meeting with visiting Ukrainian Deputy Prime Minister Genadi Zobkov. He said that the Islamic Republic of Iran is willing to develop economic cooperation with...

    Sharapova starts to count cost of failed drug test, likely ban
    Mar08

    Sharapova starts to count cost of failed drug test, likely ban

    Mar 7, 2016; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Maria Sharapova arrives for a press conference announcing a failed drug test after the Australian Open during a press conference today at The LA Hotel Downtown. Mandatory Credit: Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports Swiss watchmaker TAG Heuer said on Tuesday it was severing ties with Maria Sharapova as the...

    Ukrainians Picket Russian Embassy Over Jailed Pilot
    Mar08

    Ukrainians Picket Russian Embassy Over Jailed Pilot

    Hundreds of angry Ukrainians picketed Moscow’s embassy in Kiev today as global calls grew for a hunger-striking helicopter pilot’s release and return from Russia. …read more Source:...

    Finland environment nuclear pollution causes emergency
    Mar08

    Finland environment nuclear pollution causes emergency

    HELSINKI, March 8, 2016 (AFP) – Finnish authorities are investigating a mysterious highly exceptional spike in levels of radioactive caesium-137 detected over Helsinki, officials said Tuesday.Nuclear safety regulator STUK said that while the radioactive surge last week posed no danger to human health, it was keen to get to the bottom of the...

    EU Lawmakers Demand Sanctions On Putin, 28 Others Over Savchenko
    Mar08

    EU Lawmakers Demand Sanctions On Putin, 28 Others Over Savchenko

    Members of the European Parliament have urged EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini to impose personal sanctions against Russian President Vladimir Putin and 28 other individuals over the “illegal” treatment of Ukrainian pilot Nadia Savchenko. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russian ‘Former Fascist’ Who Fought With Separatists Says Moscow Unleashed, Orchestrated Ukraine War
    Mar08

    Russian ‘Former Fascist’ Who Fought With Separatists Says Moscow Unleashed, Orchestrated Ukraine War

    An extreme Russian nationalist who fought alongside separatists in eastern Ukraine says it is clear that Moscow has orchestrated the war, despite the Kremlin’s claims to the contrary. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Netherlands ‘has all US information’ on MH17 — Investigator
    Mar08

    Netherlands ‘has all US information’ on MH17 — Investigator

    BUNNIK, Netherlands: The Netherlands has received “all available information from the United States” for the inquiry into the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 in eastern Ukraine nearly two years ago, the chief investigator said Monday. The announcement came after a meeting between investigators and relatives of the victims who were...