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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Where Do Flags Come From?
    Jun14

    Where Do Flags Come From?

    In the United States, public school students are compelled to perform a daily ritual: the Pledge of Allegiance. Students commit themselves first “to the flag” itself, and then “to the nation for which it stands.” It is a solemn act. Hand on heart, gaze steadfast, flag given pride of place at the front of the classroom.In junior high, my...

    NATO to agree eastern force to deter Russia, some allies want more
    Jun14

    NATO to agree eastern force to deter Russia, some allies want more

    NATO was set on Tuesday to agree deployment of a new force in the Baltics and Poland, the last of a series of steps to deter a resurgent Russia but which some allies say must go further to be credible. Three weeks before a critical NATO summit in Warsaw, the alliance’s defense ministers will approve deployment of some 4,000 troops which,...

    Ukrainians Jailed In Russia Flying To Kyiv In Apparent Exchange
    Jun14

    Ukrainians Jailed In Russia Flying To Kyiv In Apparent Exchange

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says two Ukrainian nationals jailed in Russia are aboard a Ukrainian plane and are flying to Kyiv. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    NATO to boost Romania presence: Stoltenberg (AFP)
    Jun14

    NATO to boost Romania presence: Stoltenberg (AFP)

    Brussels (AFP) – NATO will send units to Romania, alliance head Jens Stoltenberg said Tuesday, on top of battalions being deployed in the three Baltic states and Poland in response to Russia’s intervention in Ukraine. …read more Source: The West...

    Why Europe Can’t Agree on the Answers to Its Problems
    Jun14

    Why Europe Can’t Agree on the Answers to Its Problems

    Europe is deeply divided on some of its most pressing political challenges, according to research released Tuesday. A report from the Pew Research Center based on a survey of 10 European nations finds that public opinion differs sharply across EU member states on issues ranging from the refugee crisis to sanctions on Russia, and many think their...

    Russia doesn’t Pardon its Betrayers Despite the Ideology: Tarasov
    Jun14

    Russia doesn’t Pardon its Betrayers Despite the Ideology: Tarasov

    Interview with Stanislav Tarasov, Russian political analyst, columnist at Regnum and Rex agencies. Mr. Tarasov, in your opinion why was unveiling of Garegin Nzhdeh statue so strictly accepted by Moscow, particularly on account of the fact, that there is a square in Armenia named after Garegin Nzhdeh, subway station, a bust? Why does generally...

    Why Europe Can’t Agree on the Answers to its Problems
    Jun14

    Why Europe Can’t Agree on the Answers to its Problems

    Europe is deeply divided on some of its most pressing political challenges, according to research released Tuesday. A report from the Pew Research Center based on a survey of 10 European nations finds that public opinion differs sharply across EU member states on issues ranging from the refugee crisis to sanctions on Russia, and many think their...

    France Deports 29 Russia Fans Over Euro 2016 Violence
    Jun14

    France Deports 29 Russia Fans Over Euro 2016 Violence

    French police have begun the deportation of 29 Russians following violent clashes with England supporters in the early days of the Euro 2016 football (soccer) tournament. More than 35 people were injured in Marseille late Saturday after British and Russian fans brawled in and around the Stade Velodrome. After the match ended in a 1-1 draw,...

    The Latest: English FA gives advice to players’ families
    Jun14

    The Latest: English FA gives advice to players’ families

    PARIS (AP) — The Latest from soccer’s European Championship (all times local): ___ 1:50 p.m. The English Football Association says it has contacted players’ families and given them advice ahead of Thursday’s match between England and Wales at the European Championship, which is being played amid tightened security after fan...

    Gas internationalization in all directions
    Jun14

    Gas internationalization in all directions

    Bulgaria hasn’t got its own gas deposits developed and its annual consumption of some 4 bln. m3 of blue fuel is almost 100% provided by Russia via Ukraine. The Bulgarian authorities do not like this, as they say such a situation makes the state much too dependent on only one foreign country in terms of energy. Besides that, Bulgaria has had...