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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Russia pushes back 'Putin's bridge' to annexed Crimea by a year
    Apr13

    Russia pushes back 'Putin's bridge' to annexed Crimea by a year

    TUZLA SPIT, Russia (Reuters) – Russia has pushed back the completion date of a showcase multi-billion dollar bridge to link the Russian mainland with annexed Crimea by one year, saying the original plan had to be adjusted to take account of the weight of the trains that will cross it. …read more Source: The...

    Government allocates HUF 2 bln for economic development in Transcarpathia
    Apr13

    Government allocates HUF 2 bln for economic development in Transcarpathia

    The Hungarian government has allocated HUF 2 billion in grant money this year to achieve economic development goals in Transcarpathia, a region in the west of Ukraine with a large ethnic Hungarian population, a resolution published in the official gazette Magyar Közlöny shows, according to Hungarian news agency MTI. …read more Source:...

    Is Norwegian mass murderer Anders Breivik still a threat to Europe?
    Apr13

    Is Norwegian mass murderer Anders Breivik still a threat to Europe?

    As Anders Behring Breivik entered the gym turned courtroom in Skien prison, the jail in southern Norway that has held him since August 2013, a smile crossed his lips. He waited eagerly for one of the four guards who stood next to him to unlock his handcuffs. He looked around to see who was in the gym: two dozen journalists and some prison...

    UN employee ‘captured’ by Ukraine rebels (AFP)
    Apr13

    UN employee ‘captured’ by Ukraine rebels (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – The United Nations said Wednesday that one of its staff members had been captured by pro-Russian rebels in Ukraine’s separatist east. …read more Source: The West...

    UN says employee captured by Ukraine rebels
    Apr13

    UN says employee captured by Ukraine rebels

    The United Nations said Wednesday that one of its staff members had been captured by pro-Russian rebels in Ukraine’s separatist east. …read more Source: The Sunday...

    What’s Hiding Behind Russia’s Calls for Peace in Nagorno-Karabakh: Voice of America
    Apr13

    What’s Hiding Behind Russia’s Calls for Peace in Nagorno-Karabakh: Voice of America

    The presidents of Russia, Iran and Azerbaijan – Vladimir Putin, Hassan Rouhani and Ilham Aliyev, respectively — are planning to hold security talks in Baku soon. While no further details of the planned meeting have been announced, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said last week in a meeting in Baku that security cooperation in the Caspian...

    Panama Papers: Authorities raids offices of Mossack Fonseca law firm
    Apr13

    Panama Papers: Authorities raids offices of Mossack Fonseca law firm

    The national police, in an earlier statement, said they were searching for documentation that "would establish the possible use of the firm for illicit activities." The firm has been accused of tax evasion and fraud. Panama’s attorney general late on Tuesday raided the offices of the Mossack Fonseca law firm to search for any...

    Ukraine eyes Thursday vote on new pro-EU government (AFP)
    Apr13

    Ukraine eyes Thursday vote on new pro-EU government (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Strife-torn Ukraine appeared to move a step closer Wednesday to agreeing a new pro-EU government headed by parliament speaker Volodymyr Groysman that could be voted on the following day. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukraine eyes Thursday vote on new pro-EU government
    Apr13

    Ukraine eyes Thursday vote on new pro-EU government

    KIEV: Strife-torn Ukraine appeared to move a step closer Wednesday to agreeing a new pro-EU government headed by parliament speaker Volodymyr Groysman that could be voted on the following day. A senior member of President Petro Poroshenko’s party said that “according to my information, all the agreements have been reached and no further...

    Lithuania bans 46 from entering country over Sanchenko trial
    Apr13

    Lithuania bans 46 from entering country over Sanchenko trial

    Lithuania has added to its “black list» 46 Russian and Ukrainian nationals for involvement in kidnapping, trying and convicting Ukrainian army pilot Nadezhda Savchenko and two more Ukrainians. …read more Source: Baltic News...