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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    ‘Remain’: Yes to change, but from the inside
    Jun12

    ‘Remain’: Yes to change, but from the inside

    By Steve Cawood “An analogue union in a digital age” was the headline under which Brian Lait set out his arguments for a so-called Brexit (Sunday Mail, March 20) and he has since gone on to write further columns. He began in intellectual, even scholarly, style – but in the end the arguments are just simplistic generalisations. That’s not a...

    AP Interview: Savchenko calls for early elections in Ukraine  By YURAS KARMANAU
    Jun12

    AP Interview: Savchenko calls for early elections in Ukraine By YURAS KARMANAU

    (ChinaPost.com.tw) – Pilot Nadiya Savchenko on Friday called for early parliamentary elections to “infuse fresh blood” into Ukraine’s politics, a call that could send shock waves across the volatile nation. …read more Source: The China...

    Crimea unveils gun-toting statue to celebrate Russian annexation
    Jun12

    Crimea unveils gun-toting statue to celebrate Russian annexation

    SIMFEROPOL: The authorities in Crimea on Saturday unveiled a bronze statue of a heavily armed Russian soldier to celebrate the peninsula’s 2014 annexation from Ukraine. The slightly larger-than-life sculpture in Crimea’s main city of Simferopol shows a soldier carrying a Kalashnikov and wearing rounds of ammunition on his chest. A...

    Pride and prejudice
    Jun12

    Pride and prejudice

    As Kiev hosts Gay Pride, Tom Burridge considers how gay rights in Ukraine mirrors the country’s turbulent politics. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine speed to test new-look Germany defense
    Jun12

    Ukraine speed to test new-look Germany defense

    EVIAN, France — Germany’s defense will be put to the test in its opening Euro 2016 group match against Ukraine in Lille Sunday with major questions still to be answered about the world champion’s new-look rearguard. Coach Joachim Loew’s team will be without key central defender Mats Hummels, still recovering from a muscle...

    Ukraine speed to test  new-look Germany defence
    Jun11

    Ukraine speed to test new-look Germany defence

    EVIAN/NICE, France — Germany’s defence will be put to the test in their opening Euro 2016 group match against Ukraine in Lille on Sunday with major questions still to be answered about the world champions’ new-look rearguard. Coach Joachim Loew’s team will be without key central defender Mats Hummels, still recovering from a...

    Crimea unveils gun-toting statue   to celebrate Russian annexation
    Jun11

    Crimea unveils gun-toting statue to celebrate Russian annexation

    Simferopol: The authorities in Crimea on Saturday unveiled a bronze statue of a heavily armed Russian soldier to celebrate the peninsula’s 2014 annexation from Ukraine. The slightly larger-than-life sculpture in Crimea’s main city of Simferopol shows a soldier carrying a Kalashnikov and wearing rounds of ammunition on his chest. A...

    Loew says Germany is fully fit for Euro 2016
    Jun11

    Loew says Germany is fully fit for Euro 2016

    Ominously for the rest of the Euro 2016 contenders, Germany coach Joachim Loew reported a fully fit squad Saturday ahead of the world champion’s opening game against Ukraine on Sunday. Loew says defender Mats Hummels was well on his way to recovering from a calf injury and captain Bastian Schweinsteiger is sure to “play his part in...

    Ukrainian Chess Player Vasily Ivanchuk Leads Elite Group
    Jun11

    Ukrainian Chess Player Vasily Ivanchuk Leads Elite Group

    11 de junio de 2016, 15:24Havana, Jun 11 (Prensa Latina) Ukrainian chess player Vasily Ivanchuk, leader of the Elite Group, will play against Cuban Grand Master (GM) Lazaro Bruzon on Saturday in the third round of the Capablanca International Chess Tournament, being held in the coastal resort of Varadero, in Matanzas. …read more Source:...

    Hillary Clinton made history this week — here are the countries that have had female heads of state for decades
    Jun11

    Hillary Clinton made history this week — here are the countries that have had female heads of state for decades

    Justin Sullivan/Getty ImagesHillary Clinton clinched the Democratic nomination on Tuesday, and she’s currently beating Donald Trump in many national polls. Depending on how things shake out in the fall, the United States may very well be headed for its first woman president. But if Clinton is elected, she’ll be far from the first...