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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Ukraine interested in Azerbaijan’s experience related to refugees
    Aug31

    Ukraine interested in Azerbaijan’s experience related to refugees

    The Ukrainian deputy minister hailed Azerbaijani government’s efforts to improve social conditions and employment opportunities of more than one million refugees and IDPs. …read more Source:...

    Russian Who Served Time For Reposting Crimea Article Leaves Russia

    A Russian man who was recently released from prison after serving time for reposting an article advocating the return of Crimea to Ukraine has reportedly left Russia. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine’s security service deports Russian journalist
    Aug31

    Ukraine’s security service deports Russian journalist

    Russian journalist Anna Kurbatova was today grabbed on the street in the center of Kiev by unknown people and later deported, according to her employer Russian state television’s Channel One. Ukraine’s security service (SBU) said authorities have banned the journalist from entering Ukraine for … …read more Source:...

    US Sends Extra Fighters to Police Baltic Skies During Russian Exercise
    Aug31

    US Sends Extra Fighters to Police Baltic Skies During Russian Exercise

    The United States has sent a reinforced detachment of fighter planes to police the skies over NATO members Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia during a major Russian military exercise in the Baltic region next month. The Zapad war games, set for September 14-20 in Belarus, western Russia and Russia’s exclave of Kaliningrad, have caused unease in...

    Ukrainian Politician’s Son Escapes Pretrial Detention After Injuring Pedestrian
    Aug31

    Ukrainian Politician’s Son Escapes Pretrial Detention After Injuring Pedestrian

    A Ukrainian politician’s son charged with hitting and seriously wounding a pedestrian while driving a car has avoided pretrial detention. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine readies for record pilgrimage of 40,000 Jews to Uman
    Aug31

    Ukraine readies for record pilgrimage of 40,000 Jews to Uman

    Hasidic pilgrims praying near the burial site of Rebbe Nachman of Breslov in Uman, Ukraine, Sept. 14, 2015. (Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images) (JTA) — Ukrainian authorities are preparing for a record pilgrimage by tens of thousands of Jews gathering in the city of Uman for Rosh Hashanah. Authorities are expecting up to 40,000 Jewish pilgrims ahead of...

    Moldovan Party Accuses President Of Treason, Files Lawsuit
    Aug31

    Moldovan Party Accuses President Of Treason, Files Lawsuit

    A Moldovan political party says it has filed a criminal complaint accusing President Igor Dodon of treason and of fomenting divisions in the interest of Russia. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Families desperate for news of Ukraine’s disappeared
    Aug31

    Families desperate for news of Ukraine’s disappeared

    30 August is designated International Day of the Disappeared by the United Nations and other NGOs. ‘Disappeared people’ are people who are kidnapped or killed and whose families are not told what has happened to them. …read more Source: Radio France...

    US Special Rep to Ukrainian negotiations Kurt Volker: ‘The status quo is not good for anybody’
    Aug31

    US Special Rep to Ukrainian negotiations Kurt Volker: ‘The status quo is not good for anybody’

    In a DW interview, Kurt Volker pledges that Washington will not strike a separate deal with Moscow over the heads of Europeans and Ukrainians – but says it is good that all agree the current situation must improve. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Russia’s bridge link with Crimea moves nearer to completion
    Aug31

    Russia’s bridge link with Crimea moves nearer to completion

    Installation of railway arch above Kerch Strait is key phase in Kremlin’s plan to integrate peninsula seized from UkraineRussian engineers have completed a key phase of a bridge that will link the annexed Crimea peninsula to mainland Russia. A huge 6,000-tonne railway arch was hauled into place 35 metres (115ft) above the sea, in an...