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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Putin Heavy Heads Up New Anti-Activist Squad
    Apr06

    Putin Heavy Heads Up New Anti-Activist Squad

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has triggered concern from the opposition after announcing the formation of a new National Guard, headed by his ex-chief of security, answering to Putin himself. The Kremlin issued an official decree on Tuesday evening, signed by Putin, in which he ordered that Interior Ministry rapid response and riot police...

    Building a Language to Communicate With Extraterrestrials
    Apr06

    Building a Language to Communicate With Extraterrestrials

    The Allan Telescope Array, a radio telescope for combined radio astronomy and the search for extraterrestrial intelligence (SETI) Colby Gutierrez-Kraybill / WikimediaLast July, the Russian billionaire Yuri Milner launched a campaign called the Breakthrough Initiatives, a $100-million dollar donation to be doled out to scientists working on the...

    How A Dutch Referendum On European Union Trade Could Send Ukraine Over The Edge
    Apr06

    How A Dutch Referendum On European Union Trade Could Send Ukraine Over The Edge

    Voters in the Netherlands are heading to the polls Wednesday to decide whether Ukraine is on a path to eventually join the European Union two years after a revolution turned the country away from Moscow and toward Brussels. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    Panama Papers Fallout: Iceland’s PM Resigns, Ukraine’s President Pressured, Billionaire Responds
    Apr06

    Panama Papers Fallout: Iceland’s PM Resigns, Ukraine’s President Pressured, Billionaire Responds

    Less than 48 hours after the first stories were published based on the Panama Papers, a massive leak of 11.5 million files from a Panama law firm known for setting up offshore companies, Iceland’s prime minister has resigned, at least… …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    US ‘Information War’ and the Embryonic Kerry–Lavrov Détente
    Apr06

    US ‘Information War’ and the Embryonic Kerry–Lavrov Détente

    Stephen F. CohenIs the recent tsunami of anti-Putin news reports meant to undermine US–Russian negotiations on Syria and Ukraine? …read more Source: The...

    GEORGE FRIEDMAN: Russia will be ready to invade Ukraine again by 2017
    Apr06

    GEORGE FRIEDMAN: Russia will be ready to invade Ukraine again by 2017

    “If Ukraine can’t be a Russian satellite, Putin wants it to at least stay neutral.” …read more Source: Business...

    Ukraine adds Russian oil import ban to growing trade war (AFP)
    Apr06

    Ukraine adds Russian oil import ban to growing trade war (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk said on Wednesday he intended to introduce a ban on oil product imports from petro-giant Russia as part of Kiev’s festering trade war with Moscow. …read more Source: The West...

    Poroshenko Defends Himself Over ‘Panama Papers’ Leak
    Apr06

    Poroshenko Defends Himself Over ‘Panama Papers’ Leak

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has defended himself in the massive leak of records on offshore accounts that has named political officials, businesspeople, and celebrities from around the world. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Politicians, celebs deny abuse of Panama offshore accounts 
    Apr06

    Politicians, celebs deny abuse of Panama offshore accounts 

    BERLIN, Germany (AP) — The president of Ukraine became the latest prominent politician to deny wrongdoing Wednesday after his name was linked to secretive offshore accounts arranged by a Panama law firm. …read more Source: Jamaica...

    Nearly one-third of Belarus-Ukraine border demarcated
    Apr06

    Nearly one-third of Belarus-Ukraine border demarcated

    The demarcation of the border has been conducted in cooperation with Ukrainian partners since June 2014. The work on a 148-kilometer section of the border in Brest Oblast has been completed. …read more Source:...