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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Merkel’s ‘forgotten sisters’
    Sep07

    Merkel’s ‘forgotten sisters’

    Germany FAZ’s front page featured an interview with Kostiantyn Yeliseyev, the foreign policy adviser to Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko. Yeliseyev slammed German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel’s push to lift sanctions against Russia before Moscow fulfills its obligations under the Minsk Agreement as “irresponsible,”...

    Canada’s NDP backs American Empire
    Sep07

    Canada’s NDP backs American Empire

    Hélène Laverdière, MP Laurier—Sainte-Marie (NDP) • Photo by Alain Décarie Does the NDP consistently support a foreign policy that benefits ordinary people around the world? Or does the social democratic party often simply fall in line with whatever the American Empire demands? Hélène Laverdière certainly seems to support the US-led geopolitical...

    [Opinion] Supplying arms to Ukraine would be a mistake
    Sep07

    [Opinion] Supplying arms to Ukraine would be a mistake

    The only viable option to avoid a revival of the war involves keeping the Ukraine conflict frozen with only partial implementation of the Minsk accords. …read more Source:...

    Putin’s Ukraine Peace Offer Is a Trojan Horse
    Sep07

    Putin’s Ukraine Peace Offer Is a Trojan Horse

    Russia wants UN peacekeepers to keep its latest “frozen conflict” from thawing. …read more Source:...

    Putin’s Ukraine Peace Offer Is a Trojan Horse
    Sep07

    Putin’s Ukraine Peace Offer Is a Trojan Horse

    Russia wants UN peacekeepers to keep its latest “frozen conflict” from thawing. …read more Source:...

    Back-to-school ceasefire fails to take hold as Europe braces for Zapad military drills
    Sep07

    Back-to-school ceasefire fails to take hold as Europe braces for Zapad military drills

    KYIV – When the school year resumes on September 1, the more than 200,000 children living in the Donbas war zone will face life-threatening conditions. More than 54,000 children live in the Ukrainian government-controlled part of easternmost Luhansk and Donetsk oblasts alone, according to the United Nations. Like other interim truces within the...

    How we celebrated Ukrainian Independence Day
    Sep07

    How we celebrated Ukrainian Independence Day

    Via our page on Facebook, The Ukrainian Weekly invited friends to send in photos and captions of how they celebrated Ukrainian Independence Day wherever they might be. Here’s a selection of the responses. …read more Source: The Ukrainian...

    Mattis emphasizes support for Ukraine, says U.S. is considering lethal weapons
    Sep07

    Mattis emphasizes support for Ukraine, says U.S. is considering lethal weapons

    KYIV – U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has accused Russia of seeking to “redraw international borders by force” and said that Washington is “actively reviewing” supplying Ukraine with lethal defensive weaponry. Mr. Mattis, the first U.S. defense chief to visit Ukraine in a decade, also reiterated that the United States “won’t accept”...

    Military parade in Kyiv celebrates Ukraine’s independence
    Sep07

    Military parade in Kyiv celebrates Ukraine’s independence

    KYIV – Ukraine celebrated its Independence Day on August 24 with a military parade in which defense ministers and troops from Britain, Georgia, Estonia, Canada, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Poland, Romania and the United States participated. “I have confidence in our allies,” President Petro Poroshenko said, as he thanked them for being in Kyiv on...

    EU to extend sanctions against Russia, media reports
    Sep07

    EU to extend sanctions against Russia, media reports

    The European Union has reportedly agreed to extend for another six months the blacklist on Russian nationals and entities, in one way or another engaged in turmoil in Ukraine. …read more Source:...