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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Berlin Expects New Donbass Truce to Be Effective
    Aug25

    Berlin Expects New Donbass Truce to Be Effective

    BERLIN (Sputnik) — Berlin hopes that the new ceasefire agreement in Ukraine’s eastern Donbass region will work effectively and be “more than a verbal statement,” German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said Thursday in a statement, published on the ministry’s website. On Wednesday, the Trilateral Contact Group on Ukraine held a meeting...

    Ukraine’s reform activists are under attack

    Making a fist of fighting corruption “AUTHORITIES confirm they’ve made progress in an investigation into the finances of anti-corruption activist Vitaliy Shabunin,” drones the anchor of an American television network, News24, in a clip recently shared across Ukrainian social media. There is only one problem: there is no News24, and the...

    With Mattis’ Visit to Ukraine on Its Independence Day, the US Sends a Message to Moscow
    Aug25

    With Mattis’ Visit to Ukraine on Its Independence Day, the US Sends a Message to Moscow

    KYIV, Ukraine—A nation doesn’t always reveal its pride or its undying hope for a better future through military parades and presidential speeches. Sometimes, it’s a 40-year-old combat veteran standing rigid in his military fatigues, a medal pinned to his chest, bowing his head in remembrance of fallen comrades while tears run down his...

    Two million Britons are ‘problem’ or ‘at risk’ gamblers
    Aug25

    Two million Britons are ‘problem’ or ‘at risk’ gamblers

    Credits Christopher Furlong/Getty Images Alt Text Gaming chips at Blackpool’s Fylde College Gaming School Gambling Commission says more needs to be done to tackle rising addiction level One-Minute Read Friday, August 25, 2017 – 6:30am …read more Source: The...

    Jim Mattis, in Ukraine, Says U.S. Is Thinking of Sending Weapons
    Aug25

    Jim Mattis, in Ukraine, Says U.S. Is Thinking of Sending Weapons

    The Pentagon chief stressed that the nonlethal weapons would only be supplied to defend Ukraine against Russian aggression. …read more Source: The New York...

    Mattis: US ‘Actively Reviewing’ Sending Defensive Lethal Weapons to Ukraine
    Aug25

    Mattis: US ‘Actively Reviewing’ Sending Defensive Lethal Weapons to Ukraine

    U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Thursday during a visit to Ukraine that the Trump administration was “actively reviewing” whether to provide lethal defensive weapons to the war-torn country. When asked whether Russia might see such a move as a threat, Mattis responded, “Defensive weapons are not provocative unless...

    Union boss backs Emily Thornberry as next Labour leader
    Aug25

    Union boss backs Emily Thornberry as next Labour leader

    Credits Leon Neal/Getty Images Alt Text Emily Thornberry campaigning in the run up to June’s general election Len McCluskey says the next leader must be a woman and calls the shadow foreign secretary a ‘unifying figure’ One-Minute Read Friday, August 25, 2017 – 6:37am …read more Source: The...

    Golden smile
    Aug25

    Golden smile

    Mutaz Essa Barshim of Qatar celebrates after winning the gold medal in high jump at the IAAF Athletics Diamond League meeting in Zurich yesterday. Newly-crowned world champion Barshim cleared 2.36m, followed by Majed Aldin Ghazal (Syria) 2.31m and Bohdan Bondarenko (Ukraine) 2.31m. …read more Source: Gulf...

    Mattis: US ‘Actively Reviewing’ Sending Defensive Lethal Weapons to Ukraine
    Aug25

    Mattis: US ‘Actively Reviewing’ Sending Defensive Lethal Weapons to Ukraine

    U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Thursday during a visit to Ukraine that the Trump administration was “actively reviewing” whether to provide lethal defensive weapons to the war-torn country. When asked whether Russia might see such a move as a threat, Mattis responded, “Defensive weapons are not provocative unless...

    Union boss backs Emily Thornberry as next Labour leader
    Aug25

    Union boss backs Emily Thornberry as next Labour leader

    Credits Leon Neal/Getty Images Alt Text Emily Thornberry campaigning in the run up to June’s general election Len McCluskey says the next leader must be a woman and calls the shadow foreign secretary a ‘unifying figure’ One-Minute Read Friday, August 25, 2017 – 6:37am …read more Source: The...