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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Analysis: Russian aircraft buzz US warships and the Ukraine connection
    Apr14

    Analysis: Russian aircraft buzz US warships and the Ukraine connection

    The Ukraine negotiations must not be going well for Russia. …read more Source: The National Business...

    Ukrainian Pilot on ‘Dry’ Hunger Strike in Russian Prison
    Apr14

    Ukrainian Pilot on ‘Dry’ Hunger Strike in Russian Prison

    The Ukrainian pilot whose 22-year prison sentence by a Russian court last month was widely criticized as a farce is now carrying out a “dry hunger strike” to protest her detention. Lawyers for Nadezhda Savchenko said their client had taken no food or water since her conviction formally went into effect one week ago. They said she...

    A Hoax Plot, Cloaked in a Ukrainian Interview
    Apr14

    A Hoax Plot, Cloaked in a Ukrainian Interview

    The intrigue began last week when The New York Times received a letter on official-looking stationery marked “President of Ukraine.” …read more Source: The New York...

    US: Global Human Rights Hit by Brutal Terror Groups, Stifling Authorities
    Apr14

    US: Global Human Rights Hit by Brutal Terror Groups, Stifling Authorities

    The U.S. accused authoritarian regimes around the world Wednesday of suppressing their people with “increasing vigor and viciousness” to control any activities that might threaten their power. “Governments that deny political liberty forfeit public trust, thereby opening the door to civic unrest of all kinds, including I might...

    Panama Leaks : Cyber war fare
    Apr14

    Panama Leaks : Cyber war fare

    Superpowers for ages have used various tools to exert their influence on the affairs of neighbors far and wide. East and West India companies were non-state actors used by imperial powers to seek trading rights to gain foothold in countries that were later converted into colonies. Trading was the soft power that created enabling environment that...

    Russia Pushes Back ‘Putin’s Bridge’ to Annexed Crimea by a Year
    Apr14

    Russia Pushes Back ‘Putin’s Bridge’ to Annexed Crimea by a Year

    …read more Source: The Jakarta...

    NBA’s Only Ukrainian Player Embraces His Adopted US City
    Apr14

    NBA’s Only Ukrainian Player Embraces His Adopted US City

    For nearly four-and-a-half years, Ukrainian basketball player Alex Len has been building his career in the United States. His country is very different now from when he left it. No one could have predicted then that Ukraine would be torn apart by the annexation of Crimea and the war in eastern Ukraine. Now, this NBA player has become a big hope...

    In Ukraine, a Jewish wunderkind is tapped to be prime minister
    Apr14

    In Ukraine, a Jewish wunderkind is tapped to be prime minister

    Vlodymir Groysman is Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko’s pick for prime minister. …read more Source: Arutz...

    Russia-Occupied Crimea Suspends Council Representing Tatar Minority
    Apr14

    Russia-Occupied Crimea Suspends Council Representing Tatar Minority

    The chief prosecutor of the Russia-occupied Crimea has ordered the suspension of a council that represents the region’s Tatar ethnic minority. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine’s Pro-Western Parties Agree On New Government
    Apr14

    Ukraine’s Pro-Western Parties Agree On New Government

    Ukraine’s two largest pro-Western political parties reportedly reached agreement late on April 13 about a new pro-EU government that will be headed by parliament speaker Volodymyr Hroysman, an ally of President Petro Poroshenko. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...