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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Japan’s Abe meets Putin in Russia
    May05

    Japan’s Abe meets Putin in Russia

    TOKYO: Japanese officials say they have high expectations for improved bilateral relations going into Friday’s summit between Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, in which a longstanding territorial dispute and a potential visit to Tokyo by the Russian leader will likely be discussed. The scheduled...

    European Football Championship Under-17 to Start in Baku
    May05

    European Football Championship Under-17 to Start in Baku

    Baku / 05.05.16 / Turan: The competition involves 16 teams, which at the preliminary stage are divided into four groups. Group A includes Azerbaijan, Portugal, Belgium and Scotland. Group B includes Ukraine, Germany, Austria, and Bosnia and Herzegovina. Group C includes France, Denmark, England and Sweden. Group D includes Italy, Serbia, the...

    Polish Defence Minister discusses Suwałki gap
    May05

    Polish Defence Minister discusses Suwałki gap

    Russia is displaying aggression towards Ukraine and the region, Polish Defence Minister Antoni Macierewicz told the TVP broadcaster on Wednesday. …read more Source: Polskie Radio dla...

    The Morning Vertical, May 5, 2016
    May05

    The Morning Vertical, May 5, 2016

    Your daily roundup. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Belarusian Who Fought Against Ukraine Separatists Jailed
    May05

    Belarusian Who Fought Against Ukraine Separatists Jailed

    A Belarusian national accused of fighting alongside Ukraine’s extremist Right Sector has been sentenced by a district court in Minsk to five years in prison. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    IMF To Visit Kyiv To Review Reform Program
    May05

    IMF To Visit Kyiv To Review Reform Program

    The International Monetary Fund (IMF) says it will send a mission to Kyiv from May 10 to May 18 to review whether the new Ukrainian government’s reform program is sufficient to restore disbursements from a $17.5 billion bailout loan. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    On Ukrainians’ request, Estonian bookstores pull Russian propaganda books
    May05

    On Ukrainians’ request, Estonian bookstores pull Russian propaganda books

    Following a protest from local Ukrainian organizations, Estonia’s two largest bookselling chains pulled literature, which according to the Ukrainian organizations defames Ukraine and justifies Russia’s aggressive foreign policy, informs LETA/BNS. …read more Source: The Baltic...

    Springtime In The Tunnel Of Love
    May05

    Springtime In The Tunnel Of Love

    Near the Ukrainian village of Klevan, a humble train has created a tree tunnel that draws visitors from around the world. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Putin Takes Action Against Slacker Members of Parliament
    May05

    Putin Takes Action Against Slacker Members of Parliament

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a decree which allows parties and committees to suspend lawmakers for non-attendance to parliamentary sessions, according to Russia’s official law archive website. The new regulation means members of parliament can be stripped of their mandate if their fellow members believe they have been...

    In Afghanistan, Russia Now Striving To Compete Against The U.S.
    May05

    In Afghanistan, Russia Now Striving To Compete Against The U.S.

    A few years ago, Russian President Vladimir Putin praised the United States and its NATO allies for taking on the “burden” of fighting terrorism in Afghanistan and urged them to “carry it to the end.” But the Kremlin today appears to have embarked on a new policy aimed at turning Afghanistan into a setback or even a quagmire for Washington after...