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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Cardinal: Meeting between Pope and Patriarch in Belarus could help resolve Ukraine crisis
    Jul07

    Cardinal: Meeting between Pope and Patriarch in Belarus could help resolve Ukraine crisis

    However, judging by what I have seen here, Belarus could play the role of a mediator between the Catholic and Orthodox churches, Cardinal Christoph Schonborn of Vienna said. …read more Source:...

    Poland tries to end constitutional crisis ahead of NATO summit
    Jul07

    Poland tries to end constitutional crisis ahead of NATO summit

    WARSAW — Poland’s parliament on Thursday rushed through a law reforming the functioning of the top constitutional court in an effort to defuse an issue that has poisoned the country’s relations with its allies ahead of the NATO summit starting in the capital Friday. Poland has been embroiled for months in a constitutional crisis over...

    Kerry pledges American support to Ukraine
    Jul07

    Kerry pledges American support to Ukraine

    KIEV, Ukraine — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Thursday pledged sustained American support to Ukraine and offered assurances that the United States stands by the former Soviet republic in its territorial disputes with Russia and as it embarks on an ambitious program of reform. Kerry met Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko in Kiev to...

    AP PHOTOS: Squatting flourishes in free-wheeling Kiev
    Jul07

    AP PHOTOS: Squatting flourishes in free-wheeling Kiev

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” In the capital of Ukraine, a country gripped by a separatist war in the east and an excruciating recession, squats are flourishing and expanding in dozens of historic buildings in the city center.Nearly a decade… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    AP PHOTOS: Squatting Flourishes in Free-Wheeling Kiev
    Jul07

    AP PHOTOS: Squatting Flourishes in Free-Wheeling Kiev

    AP PHOTOS: Squatting flourishes in free-wheeling Kiev …read more Source: ABC...

    Vladimir Putin Lands Job As City Mayoral Advisor in West Ukraine
    Jul07

    Vladimir Putin Lands Job As City Mayoral Advisor in West Ukraine

    Ukrainian politics has featured many eyebrow-raising characters, including Darth Vader. But a west Ukrainian mayor has made perhaps the most shocking appointment of all—by hiring Vladimir Putin as an advisor. Alexander Simchshin, mayor of Khmelnitsky and from the pro-EU party Svoboda, has asked Putin to use his security expertise to advise him,...

    Lack Of Progress On NATO May Turn Georgia Towards Russia
    Jul07

    Lack Of Progress On NATO May Turn Georgia Towards Russia

    Ex-Soviet Georgia could start a gradual drift back into the orbit of its former overlord Russia if it does not see tangible signs soon that it will be invited to join NATO.Georgian officials will be at a NATO summit in the Polish capital on Friday where they will be seeking assurances that the alliance will make good on the promise it delivered...

    A world-class kleptocrat is hiding in plain sight as a stay-at-home dad in America
    Jul07

    A world-class kleptocrat is hiding in plain sight as a stay-at-home dad in America

    On any given day, Pavlo Lazarenko looks like an ordinary stay-at-home dad, shuttling his three young children to school and waiting for his wife to return home from work. Perhaps he’ll run an errand or two. But Lazarenko, it turns out, is a world-class kleptocrat hiding in plain sight in suburban America. He is the former prime minister of...

    UN human rights official warns of Ukraine reescalation
    Jul07

    UN human rights official warns of Ukraine reescalation

    Assistant Secretary-General Ivan Simonovic says Minsk agreement is still the best chance for sustainable peace …read more Source: Anadolu...

    US Gives Ukraine Additional $23 Million in Humanitarian Assistance
    Jul07

    US Gives Ukraine Additional $23 Million in Humanitarian Assistance

    The United States will give Ukraine nearly $23 million in additional humanitarian assistance to help it deal with the crisis in the eastern part of the country. Secretary of State John Kerry announced the new aid package Thursday in Kyiv where he met with top officials, including President Petro Poroshenko and Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman,...