: :inin Kyiv (EET)

Section: World Press about Ukraine

    In pictures: Ukraine removes communist-era symbols
    May31

    In pictures: Ukraine removes communist-era symbols

    Goodbye Lenin: Ukraine rids itself of Soviet symbols …read more Source:...

    German foreign minister: Ease Russia sanctions ‘step-by-step’
    May31

    German foreign minister: Ease Russia sanctions ‘step-by-step’

    BERLIN – German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier believes easing EU sanctions on Russia — provided it fulfils certain conditions — is an important element in the hunt for a solution to the fighting in eastern Ukraine. “We should be smart when it comes to dealing with these sanctions,” he told foreign journalists in Berlin on Tuesday. “To...

    Russia-Ukraine Conflict Update: Released Ukrainian Pilot Savchenko Poses Challenge To Government, Calls Lawmakers ‘Lazy Schoolchildren’
    May31

    Russia-Ukraine Conflict Update: Released Ukrainian Pilot Savchenko Poses Challenge To Government, Calls Lawmakers ‘Lazy Schoolchildren’

    Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko wasted no time Tuesday criticizing Ukrainian lawmakers after she was sworn in as a member of Parliament following her release in a prisoner swap with Russia last week. …read more Source: International Business...

    Leonid Bershidsky: Europe is losing its resolve on Russian sanctions
    May31

    Leonid Bershidsky: Europe is losing its resolve on Russian sanctions

    Each time the European Union’s sanctions against Russia come up for renewal, there’s speculation that some countries might break ranks and vote against the trade and financing restrictions. There will probably be no deserters this time around either; but a softening of the sanctions is on the cards in the near future. In December, the...

    Freed pilot Nadiya Savchenko calls Ukrainian lawmakers ‘lazy schoolchildren’
    May31

    Freed pilot Nadiya Savchenko calls Ukrainian lawmakers ‘lazy schoolchildren’

    Ukrainian military pilot Nadiya Savchenko made a fiery first appearance in the Ukrainian parliament Tuesday, one week after she was released from a Russian prison. Draped in the Ukrainian flag and holding the flag of Crimea, Savchenko sang the national anthem and received a standing ovation, AFP reported. The 35-year-old became a national hero...

    Dozens in Russia imprisoned for social media likes, reposts
    May31

    Dozens in Russia imprisoned for social media likes, reposts

    Anastasia Bubeyeva shows a screenshot on her computer of a picture of a toothpaste tube with the words: “Squeeze Russia out of yourself!” For sharing this picture on a social media site with his 12 friends, her husband was sentenced this month to more than two years in prison. As the Kremlin claims unequivocal support among Russians...

    Taking War Seriously: a Russia-NATO Showdown Is No Longer Just Fiction
    May31

    Taking War Seriously: a Russia-NATO Showdown Is No Longer Just Fiction

    NATO’s former Deputy Supreme Allied Commander, General Sir Richard Shirreff’s new book, “2017: War With Russia,” is a work of fiction. But its subject — a clash between NATO and Russia as early as next year — is not completely fanciful. When Russia attacked Ukraine in 2014, it also attacked the Helsinki-based...

    Dozens in Russia imprisoned for social media likes, reposts
    May31

    Dozens in Russia imprisoned for social media likes, reposts

    By Nataliya Vasilyeva, Associated Press TVER, Russia (AP) — Anastasia Bubeyeva shows a screenshot on her computer of a picture of a toothpaste tube with the words: “Squeeze Russia out of yourself!” For sharing this picture on a social media site with his 12 friends, her husband was sentenced this month to more than two years in prison. In this...

    Some EU states uncertain about extending Russia sanctions: Germany
    May31

    Some EU states uncertain about extending Russia sanctions: Germany

    The energy, financial and defense sanctions against Russia, introduced over Moscow’s role in the conflict in Ukraine, expire in July. …read more Source:...

    Iran, Ukraine agree to create joint oil, gas company
    May31

    Iran, Ukraine agree to create joint oil, gas company

    …read more Source: Today.Az