: :inin Kyiv (EET)

Section: World Press about Ukraine

    The Pope Looks East Toward Russia and China
    Feb03

    The Pope Looks East Toward Russia and China

    “Following Francis” is a monthly blog on the latest happenings of Pope Francis. It is prepared exclusively for The WorldPost by Sébastien Maillard, Vatican correspondent for La Croix, Rome. ROME — Pope Francis is about to leave for a five-day trip throughout Mexico. This country is among the most visited by recent popes,...

    Extreme Inequality is a Symptom of a Broken Society
    Feb02

    Extreme Inequality is a Symptom of a Broken Society

    © Curt Carnemark/World Bank Inequality is a problem all countries face, whether they are poor, rich, or in-between. Some inequality can be a temporary byproduct of economic growth when not everyone is moving at the same speed and at the same time. But when the majority of people suffer economic and social stagnation, inequality poses a real...

    Ukrainian border guards stop cigarette-smuggling horses
    Feb02

    Ukrainian border guards stop cigarette-smuggling horses

    Ukrainian officials say they intercepted a small herd of horses attempting to bring contraband cigarettes from Ukraine to Romania. …read more Source: Global...

    Iheanacho claims Champions league spot
    Feb02

    Iheanacho claims Champions league spot

    Manchester City has called up teenage Nigerian striker Kelechi Iheanacho to their Champions League squad. Manager, Manuel Pellegrini said Iheanacho, who has scored eight times in 18 games this season, will replace the injured Samir Nasri in the squad. Manchester City will face Ukrainian side Dynamo Kiev in the last 16 of the Champions League. The...

    Russia puts five former US officials on blacklist for alleged rights abuses
    Feb02

    Russia puts five former US officials on blacklist for alleged rights abuses

    Moscow accused the US of ‘medieval torture’ in statement barring five Americans from entry as retaliation for US blacklisting of four Russians and a UkrainianRussia has placed five Americans on a blacklist for alleged rights abuses, shortly after Washington added five persons to its sanctions list, accusing the United States of “medieval...

    The Trudeau Government: A U.S. View
    Feb02

    The Trudeau Government: A U.S. View

    Someone said that the Canadians held an election last year, and there is a new “sheriff” in Ottawa? Or was it a new rock star band? Whatever. The essential point, as Canadians realize with combined bitterness, irritation, and regret, is that Americans pay very little attention to Canada. It is the home of “Mounties,” hockey players (although no...

    Russian Officials Scramble For Solutions As Low Oil Price And Economic Problems Bite
    Feb02

    Russian Officials Scramble For Solutions As Low Oil Price And Economic Problems Bite

    MOSCOW — Sergei Glazyev has made his name with a series of forthright and frequently outlandish proclamations on everything from intervention in Ukraine and Syria to Russia’s dwindling oil profits. Tuesday proved no different as the hawkish economic adviser to President Vladimir Putin told reporters in the Russian capital that currency...

    Russia’s economic crisis has produced a ‘bizarre’ paradox
    Feb02

    Russia’s economic crisis has produced a ‘bizarre’ paradox

    Maxim Zmeyev/ReutersAs Russia wrestles with an economic crisis, more and more Porsches and Rolls-Royces are appearing on its roads. It seems something of a paradox; while mass-market car sales in the country have tumbled along with the rouble and oil prices, one area is bucking the trend – luxury cars. Sales of Porsche, Bentley, Rolls-Royce...

    Wikipedia Ukraine Gains 1,000 New Pages in Three Days
    Feb02

    Wikipedia Ukraine Gains 1,000 New Pages in Three Days

    A push to increase Ukrainian-language content on online encyclopedia Wikipedia has resulted in over 1,000 new pages being created in the space of three days, independent news agency Interfax has reported. The preservation of the Ukrainian language has been a priority of the Ukrainian government since toppling pro-Russian President Viktor...

    Guardiola to become Man City manager, replacing Pellegrini
    Feb02

    Guardiola to become Man City manager, replacing Pellegrini

    Pep Guardiola and Manchester City have long been considered a likely match: Soccer’s most admired coach and a club with massive spending power seeking to become the dominant force in Europe. It’s been four years in the making, but finally they’ll be united. City announced Monday that Guardiola will take over as manager on a...