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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    VIDEO: Stolen paintings ‘found in plastic bags’
    May12

    VIDEO: Stolen paintings ‘found in plastic bags’

    The Ukrainian authorities say they have recovered 17 paintings – worth more than €17m (£13m; $18m) – that were stolen from an Italian museum in 2015. …read more Source:...

    Russia starts naval shipbuilding in Crimea
    May12

    Russia starts naval shipbuilding in Crimea

    Russia has resumed shipbuilding on the disputed peninsula since Russia annexed it from Ukraine in 2014. …read more Source: World...

    VIDEO: Ukraine’s Eurovision entry ‘is family story’
    May12

    VIDEO: Ukraine’s Eurovision entry ‘is family story’

    Ukrainian singer Jamala explains why she is performing a song about a painful episode in her family history in the Eurovision Song Contest’s semi-final. …read more Source:...

    Masterpieces stolen in Verona heist found in Ukraine
    May12

    Masterpieces stolen in Verona heist found in Ukraine

    Paintings including masterpieces by Rubens and Tintoretto that were stolen from a Verona museum last year have been found in Ukraine, Italy’s culture minister said on Wednesday. …read more Source: The Local...

    No breakthrough in Ukraine cease-fire talks
    May12

    No breakthrough in Ukraine cease-fire talks

    Russian and Ukrainian foreign ministers fail to bridge differences on key political steps, says German FM …read more Source: World...

    IMF: Global corruption costs trillions in bribes, lost growth
    May12

    IMF: Global corruption costs trillions in bribes, lost growth

    Public sector corruption siphons $1.5 trillion to $2 trillion annually from the global economy in bribes and costs far more in stunted economic growth, lost tax revenues and sustained poverty, the International Monetary Fund said on Wednesday. In a new research paper, the IMF said that tackling corruption is critical for the achievement of...

    Masterpieces stolen from Italian museum are recovered in Ukraine
    May12

    Masterpieces stolen from Italian museum are recovered in Ukraine

    Paintings including masterpieces by Rubens and Tintoretto that were stolen from a Verona museum last year have been found in Ukraine, Italy’s culture minister said Wednesday. …read more Source: South China Morning...

    Masterpieces lost in Italy museum heist recovered in Ukraine
    May12

    Masterpieces lost in Italy museum heist recovered in Ukraine

    Paintings including masterpieces by Rubens and Tintoretto that were stolen from a Verona museum last year have been found in Ukraine, Italy’s culture minister said Wednesday. …read more Source: Muscat...

    Syrian army battles jihadists near Palmyra
    May12

    Syrian army battles jihadists near Palmyra

    BEIRUT (AFP) – Syrian regime forces Wednesday battled jihadists who cut a key supply route west of ancient Palmyra, after new bombardments hit Aleppo city where a ceasefire was due to expire at midnight.The latest fighting comes as world powers prepare to meet in Vienna next week to try to revive peace talks aimed at ending a five-year...

    US to switch on European missile shield despite Russian alarm
    May12

    US to switch on European missile shield despite Russian alarm

    US Secretary of Defense Ash Carter testifies on operations against the Islamic State, on Capitol Hill in Washington, US, April 28, 2016. REUTERS BUCHAREST: The United States’ European missile defence shield goes live on Thursday almost a decade after Washington proposed protecting NATO from Iranian rockets and despite Russian warnings that...