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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Russia Defends Intercept Of U.S. Reconnaissance Plane Over Baltic
    Apr30

    Russia Defends Intercept Of U.S. Reconnaissance Plane Over Baltic

    Russia said on Saturday it had sent a fighter plane on Friday to intercept a U.S. aircraft approaching its border over the Baltic Sea because the American plane had turned off its transponder, which is needed for identification.The Pentagon said the U.S. Air Force RC-135 plane had been flying a routine route in international airspace and that the...

    Two Ukrainian soldiers killed in rebel east despite truce
    Apr30

    Two Ukrainian soldiers killed in rebel east despite truce

    Two Ukrainian soldiers were killed in fresh fighting between government forces and pro-Russian rebels in the east even as a new truce took effect, Kiev said Saturday …read more Source: The Daily...

    Almost 400 Interior Ministry employees in international missions in Europe, Africa and Asia
    Apr30

    Almost 400 Interior Ministry employees in international missions in Europe, Africa and Asia

    Almost 400 employees of the Ministry of the Interior (MAI) are currently in international missions under the aegis of the EU, UN, NATO and OSCE in countries on three continents – Europe, Africa and Asia, such as Greece, Ukraine, Cyprus, Georgia, Liberia, Haiti, Mali and Afghanistan. …read more Source:...

    The Selling of Obama
    Apr30

    The Selling of Obama

    President Barack Obama insists he does not obsess about “the narrative,” the everyday media play-by-play of political Washington. He urges his team to tune out “the noise,” “the echo chamber,” the Beltway obsession with who’s up and who’s down. But in the fall of 2014, he got sick of the narrative of gloom hovering over his White...

    US Walks Thin Line with Russia Between Cooperating and Helping
    Apr30

    US Walks Thin Line with Russia Between Cooperating and Helping

    With the two-month old cessation of hostilities in Syria rapidly disintegrating, the United States is finding itself in an increasingly uncomfortable position, trying to expand cooperation with Russia while not simultaneously playing into Russia’s hands. The latest example of Washington’s quandary played out Friday as U.S. and Russian...

    Ukraine heats up as East-West communication breaks down
    Apr30

    Ukraine heats up as East-West communication breaks down

    You can tell tension has risen to a very serious state of jitters when NATO feels the need for Cold War-era style hotlines with Moscow to prevent sudden, armed clashes in eastern Europe. …read more Source:...

    India’s Reliance Defence signs strategic partnership pacts with Ukranian govt firm
    Apr30

    India’s Reliance Defence signs strategic partnership pacts with Ukranian govt firm

    NEW DELHI: Anil Ambani-led Reliance Defence Ltd has signed a strategic partnership agreement with state-owned Ukroboronprom of Ukraine, allowing the firm to collaborate with aircraft manufacturing firm Antonov State Co. for its range of military and commercial transport aircraft. Under the agreement, Reliance Defence and Antonov will jointly bid...

    Interview: In Eastern Ukraine, ‘Too Many Troops Willing To Fire’
    Apr30

    Interview: In Eastern Ukraine, ‘Too Many Troops Willing To Fire’

    With so many opposing troops massed in close proximity along the line of separation, you can expect more civilians to be caught in the line of fire in eastern Ukraine. RFE/RL Ukrainian Service correspondent Rostislav Khotin interviews senior International Crisis Group adviser Paul Quinn-Judge. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Lavrov and Kerry discuss Nagorno Karabakh conflict
    Apr30

    Lavrov and Kerry discuss Nagorno Karabakh conflict

    Lavrov and Kerry also discussed situation in Syria and Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    In rare meeting, foreign ministers of China, Japan attempt to reduce mistrust
    Apr30

    In rare meeting, foreign ministers of China, Japan attempt to reduce mistrust

    Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida, left, shakes hands with China’s Foreign Minister Wang Yi during a meeting in Beijing (AP) Foreign Ministers of China and Japan held rare talks on Saturday to reduce mistrust between the second and the third-largest economies and improve relations strained by rival claims over a group of islands, with...