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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Crimean Tatars Face Russian Crackdown
    Jun05

    Crimean Tatars Face Russian Crackdown

    Topuz Bakhtiyar’s large family was fast asleep in their first-floor apartment in a five-floor building on Tsvetochnaya Street in the city of Yalta, Crimea, early in the morning of February 12 when a group of heavily armed masked men broke the windows and stormed the apartment. Shouting commands in Russian, the raiders locked the women in...

    Russia’s ‘valiant hero’ in Ukraine turns his fire on Vladimir Putin
    Jun05

    Russia’s ‘valiant hero’ in Ukraine turns his fire on Vladimir Putin

    Igor Strelkov, Russian ‘military hero’ of the war in Ukraine, steps out of the shadows to fire salvo at President Putin and predict upheaval in RussiaTwo years ago, Igor Strelkov was the most notorious personality of the war in east Ukraine. A former Russian security forces officer, with a clipped grey moustache and a penchant for...

    Wildrose sorry for comparing NDP carbon tax to Ukraine famine
    Jun05

    Wildrose sorry for comparing NDP carbon tax to Ukraine famine

    EDMONTON – Members of Alberta’s Wildrose Opposition have apologized for comparing the NDP government’s carbon tax to a famine caused by Soviet government policies in Ukraine during the 1930s that killed millions of people. The article posted on a blog says socialist collective mentality has failed around the world and the carbon tax...

    Passengers and crew injured in turbulence on Malaysia Airlines flight from London
    Jun05

    Passengers and crew injured in turbulence on Malaysia Airlines flight from London

    Malaysia Airlines said on Sunday that passengers and crew on a flight from London to Kuala Lumpur suffered minor injuries because of severe turbulence. Malaysia Airlines flight MH1, carrying 378 passengers and crew, experienced “a brief moment of severe turbulence” over the Bay of Bengal, the company said in a statement. A “small number” of...

    Foreign Ministry: “Moderate opposition” groups involved in terrorist attacks in Aleppo
    Jun05

    Foreign Ministry: “Moderate opposition” groups involved in terrorist attacks in Aleppo

    Damascus, SANA – Foreign and Expatriates Ministry sent on Sunday letters to the UN Secretary General and Head of the Security Council complaining about the continued terrorist attacks targeting safe neighborhoods in Aleppo city since Friday. In the letters, the Ministry affirmed that terrorist groups like “Ahrar al-Sham” that are classified by...

    Donetsk faces a creeping Russification
    Jun05

    Donetsk faces a creeping Russification

    Many fear city’s widening split with rest of Ukraine could complicate reintegration …read more Source: Financial...

    Alberta Wildrose members sorry for comparing NDP carbon tax to Ukraine famine
    Jun05

    Alberta Wildrose members sorry for comparing NDP carbon tax to Ukraine famine

    Members of Alberta’s Wildrose Opposition have apologized for comparing the NDP government’s carbon tax to a famine caused by Soviet government policies in Ukraine during the 1930s that killed millions of people. The article posted on a blog says socialist collective mentality has failed around the world and the carbon tax will give...

    Ali casts long shadow over lackluster heavyweight ranks
    Jun05

    Ali casts long shadow over lackluster heavyweight ranks

    LOS ANGELES (AFP) – The death of Muhammad Ali was a sharp reminder of a glittering era of heavyweight boxing that contrasts starkly with the anemic state of the sport’s marquee division today.Ali, who died of septic shock on Friday at the age of 74 after decades of battling Parkinson’s disease, was the cornerstone of a...

    Russia backs arming monitors in Ukraine
    Jun04

    Russia backs arming monitors in Ukraine

    MOSCOW: Moscow on Saturday said for the first time it would agree to foreign monitors observing the separatist conflict in east Ukraine to carry arms. Kiev has been pushing for an armed observer mission in the area where the existing unarmed monitors of the fragile ceasefire between government forces and Russia-backed separatists have reported an...

    The Face of Evil: Surveying the ISIS Killing Fields in Northern Iraq
    Jun04

    The Face of Evil: Surveying the ISIS Killing Fields in Northern Iraq

    SINJAR, Iraq—Evil doesn’t always reveal itself through goose-stepping armies or skyscrapers collapsing on a clear autumn day. Sometimes, it’s only a sun-bleached bone in a field. This was the place the old peshmerga colonel wanted to show me. It wasn’t anything special by the look of it. Certainly, this plot of brown grass on a...