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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Russia’s Military Robots Are on the Move
    May05

    Russia’s Military Robots Are on the Move

    Samuel Bendett Security, The recent Kubinka conference was a major step in the right direction Russian military and the nation’s defense industrial concept are continuing to seek out ways to increase the use of what Moscow called “robotisized”- automated, autonomous and robotic – systems in the country’s armed...

    In Massive Spending Bill, U.S. Lawmakers Back Several Measures Targeting Russia
    May04

    In Massive Spending Bill, U.S. Lawmakers Back Several Measures Targeting Russia

    Congress has authorized a new $100 million effort to counter “Russian influence and aggression” and to support civil society organizations in Europe and Eurasia. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Why military funding in Canada is in such a lousy state
    May04

    Why military funding in Canada is in such a lousy state

    THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick “Read @HarjitSajjan speech about the lack of proper funding 4 the Canadian Forces by the previous Government,” Mike Maka, a staffer at the Prime Minister’s Office, tweeted Thursday morning. Kate Purchase, the PM’s communications director, retweeted the message. This might be a good week to pay...

    Another Eurovision song contest, another diplomatic crisis
    May04

    Another Eurovision song contest, another diplomatic crisis

    Crimea river ODDLY for a pop show that is meant to be apolitical, the Eurovision song contest causes a fission of fury nearly every year. In 2014 Conchita Wurst, a bearded drag queen from Austria, won the annual festival of kitsch, leading to calls in Russia and Belarus for Ms Wurst’s song not to be transmitted and accusations that the show...

    Ukrainian anti-gay right stirs flap over Eurovision 'diversity' rainbow
    May04

    Ukrainian anti-gay right stirs flap over Eurovision 'diversity' rainbow

    KIEV (Reuters) – The transformation of a Soviet-era monument in Kiev into “the world’s largest man-made rainbow” was meant to trumpet Ukraine’s willingness to celebrate diversity as it hosts the upcoming Eurovision Song Contest. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine’s Andrushevski city council calls for declaring April 24 as Memorial day
    May04

    Ukraine’s Andrushevski city council calls for declaring April 24 as Memorial day

    …read more Source: NEWS.am

    Ukrainian anti-gay right stirs flap over Eurovision ‘diversity’ rainbow
    May04

    Ukrainian anti-gay right stirs flap over Eurovision ‘diversity’ rainbow

    KIEV – The transformation of a Soviet-era monument in Kiev into “the world’s largest man-made rainbow” was meant to trumpet Ukraine’s willingness to celebrate diversity as it hosts the upcoming Eurovision Song Contest. Instead, a dispute with… …read more Source:...

    It’s time to tackle pensioner benefits
    May04

    It’s time to tackle pensioner benefits

    The IFS has produced one of its characteristically insightful analyses of the UK’s fiscal situation in the run-up to the General Election. Much of it is familiar territory, covering the large rise in taxes of recent years, taking us to levels seen previously in the late 1980s. It also notes the work still to do in eliminating the deficit....

    Ukrainian anti-gay right stirs flap over Eurovision ‘diversity’ rainbow
    May04

    Ukrainian anti-gay right stirs flap over Eurovision ‘diversity’ rainbow

    KIEV (Reuters) – The transformation of a Soviet-era monument in Kiev into “the world’s largest man-made rainbow” was meant to trumpet Ukraine’s willingness to celebrate diversity as it hosts the upcoming Eurovision Song Contest. …read more Source:...

    Belarusian, Ukrainian, Russian, Polish theaters to partake in Slavonic Theater Meetings
    May04

    Belarusian, Ukrainian, Russian, Polish theaters to partake in Slavonic Theater Meetings

    The Gomel festival will gather artists of the Chernigov Music and Drama Theater, the Novgorod Academic Theater (Veliky Novgorod, Russia), the Nicoli Theater (Krakov, Poland), the Stelitamak Theater (the Republic of Bashkortostan, Russia), and the Belarusian State Youth Theater. …read more Source:...