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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Europe Needs More Transparency
    Jun30

    Europe Needs More Transparency

    Corruption is a danger to national security. Europe is exposed to a rising security threat in the form of dirty money, whether from Russia, China or terrorists. Transparency is the only cure. It must no longer be acceptable that people in high places receive money of unknown origin, and that thousands of multi-million dollar properties are owned...

    Obama used Ottawa speech to send NATO solidarity message, says U.S. envoy
    Jun30

    Obama used Ottawa speech to send NATO solidarity message, says U.S. envoy

    OTTAWA — President Barack Obama used his speech to Canada’s Parliament to set the table for a strong show of solidarity against Russia at next week’s NATO summit, says the U.S. ambassador to Canada. “He was sending a strong message, not only to Canada, but to all of our NATO partners that we’re going into Warsaw and...

    Kerry To Travel To Tbilisi, Kyiv Next Week
    Jun30

    Kerry To Travel To Tbilisi, Kyiv Next Week

    The U.S. State Department says Secretary of State John Kerry will travel to Georgia next week for talks on Tbilisi’s push for closer ties with NATO and the European Union. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Kerry to Georgia, Ukraine, Poland next week
    Jun30

    Kerry to Georgia, Ukraine, Poland next week

    WASHINGTON (AP) ” Secretary of State John Kerry will travel to Europe next week, visiting Georgia and Ukraine before meeting up with President Barack Obama at a NATO summit in Poland.The State Department said Thursday that Kerry… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Canada set to lead new NATO battle group against Russia, says Sajjan
    Jun30

    Canada set to lead new NATO battle group against Russia, says Sajjan

    Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan says the move is designed to show Canadian solidarity with NATO against Russia, which has annexed the Crimean Peninsula in Ukraine. …read more Source: Toronto...

    Canada to contribute to NATO force on Russia’s border
    Jun30

    Canada to contribute to NATO force on Russia’s border

    As expected, Canada will contribute to NATO’s new force on Russia’s border. Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan and Foreign Affairs Minister Stéphane Dion announced Thursday that Canada “will take on a leadership role within the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) to support the Alliance’s strengthened deterrence and defence...

    Russia’s Envoy to NATO Warns of ‘Additional Precautions’ in Black Sea Area
    Jun30

    Russia’s Envoy to NATO Warns of ‘Additional Precautions’ in Black Sea Area

    Russia’s permanent representative to NATO Alexander Grushko has said that NATO’s military build-up in the Black Sea region will force Moscow “to take additional precautions”, according to TASS. If NATO continued to increase its strength in the Black Sea region, particularly“through the involvement of non-Black Sea countries, this will...

    Canada to send troops to Latvia for new NATO brigade
    Jun30

    Canada to send troops to Latvia for new NATO brigade

    One day after U.S. President Barack Obama challenged Canada to contribute more to NATO, Ottawa is set announce a deployment of troops to the Baltic. A regular rotation of troops will be established in Eastern Europe as a check against Russian expansionism, federal sources say. …read more Source:...

    Bulgarian President Reaffirms Support for Ukraine’s European Future
    Jun30

    Bulgarian President Reaffirms Support for Ukraine’s European Future

    Bulgaria’s President Rosen Plevneliev reaffirmed the country’s support for Ukraine’s European future during a meeting with his Ukrainian counterpart Petro Poroshenko in Sofia on Thursday. Poroshenko is paying a one-day official visit to Bulgaria, the first by a Ukrainian head of state in 15 years. Bulgaria welcomes the reforms...

    13 detained over Istanbul airport attack
    Jun30

    13 detained over Istanbul airport attack

    ISTANBUL: Turkey on Thursday detained 13 suspected Islamic State jihadists over the deadly Istanbul airport attack, as chilling details emerged of how suicide bombers launched their assault. The death toll from Tuesday’s gun and suicide bomb spree at Ataturk airport has risen to 44, state-run news agency Anadolu said, with more than 200...