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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Is Ukraine’s Joan of Arc Ready for Political Battle?
    Jun10

    Is Ukraine’s Joan of Arc Ready for Political Battle?

    During her time in Russian prison, Nadiya Savchenko became a symbol for Kiev’s fight against Moscow. But can she make the jump from martyr to politician? …read more Source: Foreign...

    Bulgaria, Slovenia Discuss Regional Cooperation, Enhanced Role for SEECP
    Jun09

    Bulgaria, Slovenia Discuss Regional Cooperation, Enhanced Role for SEECP

    Good neighborly relations and the development of transport and energy links between Balkan countries are key to the prosperity of the region, Bulgarian Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov has said at a meeting with the President of the Slovenian Parliament Milan Brglez in Sofia. Regional cooperation is a key step towards fostering democratic and...

    The Sino-Western Relations In A World of Change : Toward a Mutually Transformative Co-existence
    Jun09

    The Sino-Western Relations In A World of Change : Toward a Mutually Transformative Co-existence

    The Chinese renaissance is one of the world’s most significant factors of change. Will the reemergence of an ancient non-Western civilization be a disruptive force, or, at the opposite of a scenario which could evolve into confrontation, can the Middle Country and the West design in a genuinely cooperative relationship a new international...

    Bulgaria, Slovakia Agree to Work for Building Eastring Gas Pipeline
    Jun09

    Bulgaria, Slovakia Agree to Work for Building Eastring Gas Pipeline

    Bulgaria and Slovakia have signed an agreement for future providing gas supplies to the Balkan country via the proposed Eastring pipeline. Under the memorandum of understanding signed by the respective gas pipeline operators of the two countries, Bulgartransgaz and Eustream, in Sofia on Thursday, the two companies will work jointly to provde EU...

    Mother of the World, against the world and outside of it
    Jun09

    Mother of the World, against the world and outside of it

    Mohamed NaeemI have long known that the contemporary Egypt in which I was raised could easily produce a figure like General Ibrahim Abd al-Ati and his ill-famed sham device for vanquishing AIDS and hepatitis C. I knew that Egypt’s security doctrine could enable the killing of a young man like Giulio Regeni under torture, without the...

    Curtain rises on Euro 2016 today
    Jun09

    Curtain rises on Euro 2016 today

    Bigger than ever, the European Championship kicks off in Paris today with a four-week feast of football that promises to elevate the game above the corruption scandals and security fears that have overshadowed its build-up. All eyes will be on hosts France when they get the ball rolling against Romania in the Stade de France — 210 days after...

    Russia-Ukraine Conflict: French Senate Urges Lifting Sanctions Against Kremlin In Sign Of Crumbling EU Resolve
    Jun09

    Russia-Ukraine Conflict: French Senate Urges Lifting Sanctions Against Kremlin In Sign Of Crumbling EU Resolve

    In another sign of crumbling European resolve over Ukraine, the French Senate voted Wednesday to urge its government to gradually dismantle economic sanctions on Russia, a move welcomed by the Kremlin. The vote came as politicians across the European Union have hinted at wanting to reduce sanctions ahead of renewal talks this month. …read...

    Several Casualties Reported After Heavy Shelling In Donetsk
    Jun09

    Several Casualties Reported After Heavy Shelling In Donetsk

    At least three people were reportedly killed and more than a dozen wounded after heavy shelling in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk. Russia-backed separatists and Ukrainian government troops exchanged artillery fire during the night of June 8. (RFE/RL’s Current Time TV) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Europe Gets Religion, Again
    Jun09

    Europe Gets Religion, Again

    It was a sunny spring afternoon when the Vatican’s vintage, dove-white Alitalia plane landed smoothly on the island of Lesvos. Marching down the steps to the tune of a Greek military band, Pope Francis was received by the Orthodox Ecumenical Patriarch, Bartholomew, and Ieronymos, Archbishop of Athens—and also by Greece’s devoutly...

    Russia’s Spy-Swapping Obsession
    Jun09

    Russia’s Spy-Swapping Obsession

    When Eston Kohver, an officer with Estonia’s security police KAPO, was detained by Russian FSB agents two years ago and charged with espionage, the outside world was stunned. According to evidence presented by KAPO, the FSB agents had simply seized Kohver from Estonia’s side of the two countries’ shared border. But...