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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Ukraine’s Teenage Thrill Seekers
    Jul27

    Ukraine’s Teenage Thrill Seekers

    Transit authorities in the Ukrainian capital, Kyiv, are urging thrill-seeking teenagers to stop riding on top of metro trains. So-called “metro surfing” is one of several risky activities taken up by young Ukrainian daredevils seeking fame on YouTube. The call to abandon the perilous stunts comes after two recent deaths on...

    Swedish ministers resign amid data security breach scandal
    Jul27

    Swedish ministers resign amid data security breach scandal

    Two senior Swedish ministers resigned on Thursday as the country’s government tried to limit the political fallout from a security breach that may have led to large-scale disclosure of citizens’ sensitive personal information. Sensitive data was potentially leaked to contractors in Romania and the Czech Republic, among other Eastern...

    Georgian president: Saakashvili shouldn’t have left the country
    Jul27

    Georgian president: Saakashvili shouldn’t have left the country

    Georgia’s President Giorgi Margvelashvili has commented on the stripping of former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili of his Ukrainian citizenship, APA’s Georgia bureau reported. …read more Source:...

    Gomel to host veterans, peacekeepers 28-30 July
    Jul27

    Gomel to host veterans, peacekeepers 28-30 July

    The event is expected to bring together over 220 participants from Belarus, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Russia, Ukraine, and Estonia. “Many of them share the common past, including deployment to Afghanistan,” Mikhail Zhukevich said. …read more Source:...

    The Russia, Iran, North Korea Sanctions Bill Is Moving Ahead
    Jul27

    The Russia, Iran, North Korea Sanctions Bill Is Moving Ahead

    Lawmakers reached an agreement Wednesday for the Senate to vote on a sweeping sanctions bill that was overwhelmingly approved by the House this week, in a push to promptly get the legislation to the president’s desk. The bill targeting Russia, Iran, and North Korea faced a series of procedural and partisan disputes before breezing through...

    Parolin: The West and Russia have to talk and understand each other 
    Jul27

    Parolin: The West and Russia have to talk and understand each other 

    “Prospects for a peaceful and democratic solution to the crisis should be put above any national or partisan interests”. Cardinal Pietro Parolin, Secretary of State, says in an interview with Italian newspaper Il Sole 24Ore. The Vatican “Prime Minister”, who visited Belarus in 2015 and Ukraine last year, will be in Moscow at the end of August,...

    Poroshenko strips former Georgian president of his Ukrainian citizenship
    Jul27

    Poroshenko strips former Georgian president of his Ukrainian citizenship

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has reportedly stripped Mikheil Saakashvili of his Ukrainian citizenship, spelling the likely end of the former Georgian president’s political aspirations in Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Parents arrested after passing out drunk in Ukraine
    Jul27

    Parents arrested after passing out drunk in Ukraine

    The children, including a baby girl less than a year old, were left to fend for themselves in the blazing sun. The woman, 35, and her husband, 28, passed out after sharing a large quantity of spirits. …read more Source: Daily...

    Russia Sanctions Bill Exposes Trump’s Legislative Tug Of War
    Jul27

    Russia Sanctions Bill Exposes Trump’s Legislative Tug Of War

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is likely to sign a tough new sanctions bill that includes proposed measures targeting Russia — a remarkable concession that the president has yet to sell his party on his hopes for forging a warmer relationship with Moscow. Trump’s vow to extend a hand of cooperation to Russian President Vladimir...

    Beeline announced the launch of a large-scale project to modernize  wired infrastructure
    Jul27

    Beeline announced the launch of a large-scale project to modernize  wired infrastructure

    ArmInfo. Beeline announced plans for unprecedented modernization of wired infrastructure in Yerevan and regions. As the press service of the company told ArmInfo, a large-scale project will cover a significant part of the backbone and user infrastructure, and the amount of investments can reach tens of millions of dollars in the next two years....