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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Putin’s national security strategy marked by defiance and pushback
    Jan15

    Putin’s national security strategy marked by defiance and pushback

    The overall goal of pushing the U.S. and its “proxies” out of Kyiv is still a dominant strategic objective of Russia. Under existing legislation, Russia’s National Security Strategy (NSS) must be updated every six years. The previous version was approved in May 2009 by then-President Dmitry Medvedev, so a new NSS was due in […] …read...

    Goffin survives Lopez serve to win Kooyong Classic
    Jan15

    Goffin survives Lopez serve to win Kooyong Classic

    David Goffin AFP PHOTO MELBOURNE: Belgian David Goffin put the final polish on his game for the Australian Open by beating explosive Spaniard Feliciano Lopez 6-4, 6-2 on Friday to win the Kooyong Classic. The world number 16 overcame a lightning start from Lopez, three behind him in the rankings, with the Spaniard producing love games on his...

    Helsinki Commission briefing sheds light on Russian human rights abuses in Crimea
    Jan15

    Helsinki Commission briefing sheds light on Russian human rights abuses in Crimea

    WASHINGTON – The U.S. Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe, also known as the Helsinki Commission, held a briefing on “Human Rights Violations in Russian-Occupied Crimea” on December 12, 2015. The discussion featured a panel of activists who are working to keep the world’s attention focused on the troubling human rights...

    Vira Savchenko calls on Ukraine’s politicians to give all the facts about agreements reached
    Jan15

    Vira Savchenko calls on Ukraine’s politicians to give all the facts about agreements reached

    KYIV – Imprisoned Ukrainian military pilot Nadiya Savchenko’s sister, Vira, appeared at a press briefing at the Ukraine Crisis Media Center, on December 30, 2015. She spoke about her sister’s case, noting that her trial is to resume on January 13, and pointing out that Nadiya started her second hunger strike on December 18, 2015, […]...

    Ukraine keen on cargo transportation through Azerbaijan
    Jan15

    Ukraine keen on cargo transportation through Azerbaijan

    Azerbaijan’s advantageous geographical position at the crossroads between East and West and developed transport infrastructure, attracts various countries, which wish to transport their cargoes through its territory. …read more Source:...

    As war in east continues, Ukraine moves Westward
    Jan15

    As war in east continues, Ukraine moves Westward

    Rocket attacks in the east marked the beginning of 2015 for Ukraine. Twelve civilians were killed and 11 were wounded by a missile fired by Russian-backed militants that hit a bus in the town of Volnovakha, 35 kilometers southwest of Donetsk, on January 13. President Petro Poroshenko stated: “This is a disaster and a tragedy […] …read more...

    EU Document Reflects Concerns About Pace Of Reforms In Ukraine
    Jan15

    EU Document Reflects Concerns About Pace Of Reforms In Ukraine

    Kyiv has touted a visa-free regime for Ukrainians traveling to the European Union as evidence of its success in carrying out reforms, but behind the scenes several key EU member states are bemoaning the country’s slow progress of implementation and lack of engagement both with its citizens and with Brussels. …read more Source: Radio...

    Our Churches: praying for peace in Ukraine
    Jan15

    Our Churches: praying for peace in Ukraine

    Religious events in 2015 were varied, including a visit by Pope Francis to the United States and the 150th anniversary of the birth of Metropolitan Andrey Sheptytsky. Most often, though, religious leaders from Ukraine appealed to the West for increased humanitarian assistance for Ukraine as it defends against Russian aggression and reminded the...

    Economics
    Jan15

    Economics

    Government Releases Imports of Wheat, Production and Sale of Flour and Bread from VATWhether the president violated the Tax Code?Manufacturers Do Not Increase Prices of Products – State Statistics CommitteeUkraine, Georgia and Azerbaijan Agree to Transport on Trans-Caspian RouteAzerbaijan Airlines announced new airfare for budget round-trip...

    Ukraine Caucus members again urge Savchenko’s release
    Jan15

    Ukraine Caucus members again urge Savchenko’s release

    WASHINGTON – U.S. Reps. Sander Levin (D-Mich.), Mike Fitzpatrick (R-Pa.), Marcy Kaptur (D-Ohio) and Mike Quigley (D-Ill.), members of the Congressional Ukrainian Caucus, continue to call on Russia to release Ukrainian fighter pilot and Member of Parliament Nadiya Savchenko. News of their latest statements on her behalf was released on January 13....