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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Kyiv’s crisis continues its spiral
    Feb19

    Kyiv’s crisis continues its spiral

    Two years after Kyiv’s transition of power, signs are pointing again to change. Reforms are barely moving forward; accusations of corruption grow louder. Now even the government coalition has collapsed. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Documentary Captures Searing Images of Ukraine’s 2014 Pro-democracy Uprising
    Feb19

    Documentary Captures Searing Images of Ukraine’s 2014 Pro-democracy Uprising

    In the Oscar-nominated documentary Winter on Fire, filmmaker Evgeny Afineevsky chronicles the massive 2014 mobilization of one million Ukrainians against what they saw as a corrupt political regime and their bloody clashes with security forces. VOA’s Penelope Poulou has more. …read more Source: Voice of...

    Russia’s Internet Censorship Grew Nine-Fold in 2015 Says Rights Group
    Feb19

    Russia’s Internet Censorship Grew Nine-Fold in 2015 Says Rights Group

    Internet censorship in Russia soared last year as the government stepped up efforts to filter content online, a report by a rights group has said. Titled “The Triumph of Censorship”, the report by Agora, a respected group of human rights lawyers, counted media reports and government statements about blocked web pages as well as prosecutions of...

    UN says conflict in Ukraine has affected 580,000 children
    Feb19

    UN says conflict in Ukraine has affected 580,000 children

    (ChinaPost.com.tw) – The conflict in Ukraine has “deeply affected” 580,000 children close to the front lines and in areas in the volatile east not under government control, the U.N. children’s agency said late Thursday. …read more Source: The China...

    Ukraine Hinders Minks Peace Agreements, Dennounces Russia
    Feb19

    Ukraine Hinders Minks Peace Agreements, Dennounces Russia

    19 de febrero de 2016, 12:18Moscow, Feb 19 (Prensa Latina) Russian representative to the Security and Cooperation Organization in Europe (SCOE), Alexandr Lukashevich, today said that Ukraine continues hindering the implementation of the agreements signed in Minsk on February 12, 2105. …read more Source: Prensa...

    [Ticker] Sweden, Lithuania urge Russia to ‘leave Ukrainian territory’
    Feb19

    [Ticker] Sweden, Lithuania urge Russia to ‘leave Ukrainian territory’

    The defence ministers of Sweden and Lithuania said in a joint statement Friday: “Despite persistent Russian denials we know that regular Russian troops are present in Donbass [east Ukraine].” They added: “Russian troops and weaponry must leave Ukrainian territory.” The statement came after their meeting with...

    Pellegrini set to play scratch side in Chelsea cup tie
    Feb19

    Pellegrini set to play scratch side in Chelsea cup tie

    Pellegrini encouraged Manchester City’s youngsters to shine Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini maintained his stance that he will field a weakened side for Sunday’s FA Cup fifth-round trip to Chelsea. League Cup finalists City remain in the hunt for honours across four competitions, although their Premier League title hopes...

    Russia’s Mixed Signals On Eastern Ukraine
    Feb19

    Russia’s Mixed Signals On Eastern Ukraine

    One of the most dangerous elements of Ukraine’s nearly two-year-old conflict remains the unpredictability of its neighbour Russia’s tactics. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    Belarus Recycles Corrupt Officals
    Feb19

    Belarus Recycles Corrupt Officals

    A police officer convicted for corruption. Photo credit: tut.by Last month, Alexander Lukashenka pardoned six top officials charged with corruption. Not only that – he appointed them to manage unprofitable state-owned enterprises. The decision reflects a haphazard approach to fighting corruption. Belarus ranked 107 out of 168 countries in a...

    Swine Flu Outbreak Kills More Than 300 People In Ukraine
    Feb19

    Swine Flu Outbreak Kills More Than 300 People In Ukraine

    The country’s health minister, Alexander Kvitashvili, urged the public not to panic last month but 3.8 million cases of influenza and Sars (severe acute respiratory syndrome) have now been reported and transmission shows no sign of slowing. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...