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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Media Leaders Urge Stronger Protection for Journalists
    Feb05

    Media Leaders Urge Stronger Protection for Journalists

    Governments, courts and media organizations must do more to prevent violence against journalists covering war, crime or corruption, news industry leaders insisted Friday. “Whether by murder, violence, arrest or intimidation, the crimes taking place against journalists have become far too common. In fact, they’ve become...

    New Video From Russia Depicts Obama as a Mass-Murdering, Devil-like Figure
    Feb05

    New Video From Russia Depicts Obama as a Mass-Murdering, Devil-like Figure

    A video depicting President Barack Obama as a murderous devil was reportedly projected onto multiple buildings in Moscow, Russia, Friday morning, along with a message that said he needs to be tried in international court. The video was released on the YouTube channel “60sec.” The video shows different projections while a clock counts down from 60...

    Media Leaders Urge Stronger Protection for Journalists
    Feb05

    Media Leaders Urge Stronger Protection for Journalists

    Governments, courts and media organizations must do more to prevent violence against journalists covering war, crime or corruption, news industry leaders insisted Friday. “Whether by murder, violence, arrest or intimidation, the crimes taking place against journalists have become far too common. In fact, they’ve become...

    Pope Francis, Russian Orthodox Church leader plan historic meeting in Cuba
    Feb05

    Pope Francis, Russian Orthodox Church leader plan historic meeting in Cuba

    VATICAN CITY – In an historic step to heal the 1,000-year schism that split Christianity, Pope Francis and the leader of the Russian Orthodox Church will meet in Cuba next week in an attempt to begin bridging the church’s East-West divide. The Feb. 12 meeting between Francis and Patriarch Kirill was announced Friday by both churches. It...

    EU Sanctions on Russia at Risk Without Ukraine Reforms: Denmark
    Feb05

    EU Sanctions on Russia at Risk Without Ukraine Reforms: Denmark

    …read more Source: The Jakarta...

    Yatsenyuk threatens to quit as Ukraine PM
    Feb05

    Yatsenyuk threatens to quit as Ukraine PM

    The warning raises the possibility of Ukraine holding snap parliamentary polls should Yatsenyuk’s replacement fail to win lawmakers’ approval or the current pro-Western coalition breaks up and a new one is not formed. …read more Source: Channel...

    London’s Oligarch Bus Tour
    Feb05

    London’s Oligarch Bus Tour

    Forget Buckingham Palace and Big Ben — London’s newest bus tour shows visitors the palatial homes of Russian and Ukrainian oligarchs. Dubbed the Kleptocracy Tour, it’s been organized by anticorruption campaigners in cooperation with two think tanks, the Hudson Institute and the Henry Jackson Society. (RFE/RL’s Marek Hajduk...

    Crimea’s annexation by Russia returns to Kyiv’s international agenda
    Feb05

    Crimea’s annexation by Russia returns to Kyiv’s international agenda

    Up to now, the shaky ceasefire in Ukraine’s Donbas region has mostly continued to hold (see Eurasia Daily Monitor, January 21). And thus, the Crimean peninsula, which was illegally annexed by Russia in early 2014, has returned near the top of Kyiv’s international agenda. Following the severance of Ukraine’s economic ties with...

    Pope to Meet Russian Orthodox Church Patriarch in Cuba
    Feb05

    Pope to Meet Russian Orthodox Church Patriarch in Cuba

    Pope Francis, leader of the Roman Catholic Church and Patriarch Kirill, leader of the Russian Orthodox Church, will meet next week in Cuba, both churches announced Friday. The February 12 meeting between Francis and Patriarch Kirill will be the first ever between the heads of the two churches and has been hailed by both denominations as an...

    Ukraine’s economy minister resigns over stalled reforms
    Feb05

    Ukraine’s economy minister resigns over stalled reforms

    Poroshenko: Abromavicius should stay on Ukraine’s minister of economic development and trade abruptly resigned on February 3, citing obstacles to change and raising concerns about the war-torn country’s ability to institute sweeping reforms and rebound economically. Lithuanian-born Aivaras Abromavicius announced on February 3 that he...