: :inin Kyiv (EET)

Section: World Press about Ukraine

    A drive through Eastern Europe’s twilight zone
    May22

    A drive through Eastern Europe’s twilight zone

    When I embarked on a road trip from Ukraine’s capital Kiev to Romania’s Transylvania in early May, I was blissfully unaware of the fear and paranoia that lurks in the border zones between East and West. I had bought a Peugeot convertible in Estonia the previous year, and needed to drive it out of Ukraine to avoid paying expensive...

    Russia, Putin Named In MH17 Compensation Claim
    May22

    Russia, Putin Named In MH17 Compensation Claim

    A law firm in Australia has filed a compensation claim against Russia and President Vladimir Putin on behalf of victims of Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17, shot down in 2014. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Australian law firm names Russia, President Putin in MH17 compensation claim
    May22

    Australian law firm names Russia, President Putin in MH17 compensation claim

    The aircraft, which was en route from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur, was shot down by a Russian-made surface-to-air missile (AP Photo) An Australian law firm has filed a compensation claim against Russia and President Vladimir Putin in the European Court of Human Rights on behalf of families of victims of Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17, shot down in...

    MH17 families sue Russia and Vladimir Putin for £5 million per victim
    May22

    MH17 families sue Russia and Vladimir Putin for £5 million per victim

    Families of victims of doomed Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17, shot down over Ukraine in 2014, have sued Russia and President Vladimir Putin. …read more Source:...

    Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17: Australian Law Firm Names Russia, Putin In Compensation Claim, Report Says
    May22

    Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17: Australian Law Firm Names Russia, Putin In Compensation Claim, Report Says

    An Australian law firm has filed a compensation claim against Russia and President Vladimir Putin in the European Court of Human Rights on behalf of families of victims of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17, shot down in 2014, media reported. The jetliner crashed in Ukraine in pro-Russian rebel-held territory on July 17, 2014, killing all 298 people...

    Australian law firm sues Russia for downing of flight MH17 over Ukraine in 2014
    May22

    Australian law firm sues Russia for downing of flight MH17 over Ukraine in 2014

    An Australian law firm has filed a claim against Russia and President Putin seeking millions for each passenger killed in the downing of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 over Ukraine in 2014. All 298 people on board died. …read more Source:...

    MH17 victim 

families sue 

Putin, Russia
    May21

    MH17 victim families sue Putin, Russia

    SYDNEY: Families of victims of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, which was shot down over Ukraine in 2014, are suing President Vladimir Putin and Russia for Aus$10 million each in the European Court of Human Rights, The Sydney Morning Herald reported on Saturday. The compensation claim was filed with the Strasbourg-based court by Sydney legal firm...

    World Bank launches financing facility to fight pandemics in the Caribbean
    May21

    World Bank launches financing facility to fight pandemics in the Caribbean

    World Bank starts new initiative to protect region against pandemics The World Bank Group has launched the Pandemic Emergency Financing Facility (PEF), an innovative, fast-disbursing global financing mechanism designed to protect the world against deadly pandemics, which will create the first-ever insurance market for pandemic risk. Japan, which...

    Russia Opens Bidding For Upgrade Of Black Sea Coastal Artillery
    May21

    Russia Opens Bidding For Upgrade Of Black Sea Coastal Artillery

    The Russian Defense Ministry has opened bids on a contract to repair and upgrade a Black Sea coastal artillery system that is adjacent to the Russia-occupied Crimea Peninsula. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Belarusian President Invites Pope To ‘Peace Summit’ In Minsk
    May21

    Belarusian President Invites Pope To ‘Peace Summit’ In Minsk

    Belarusian President Alyaksandr Lukashenka is headed to Italy for trade talks with his Italian counterpart and other top officials. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...