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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    A world in need of leadership: Picking up the post-Cyprus geopolitical pieces
    May14

    A world in need of leadership: Picking up the post-Cyprus geopolitical pieces

    Sol W. Sanders It’s early on but some new disturbing geopolitical trends are emerging or being emphasized from the Cyprus financial crisis that go far beyond continuing the very real threat to the Euro and the whole economic structure of the European Union. Offstage, it has exposed the growing deterioration of the Russian regime of Vladimir...

    Foreign Ministry: Al-Zara massacre aimed at foiling efforts to stop bloodshed
    May14

    Foreign Ministry: Al-Zara massacre aimed at foiling efforts to stop bloodshed

    Damascus, SANA – The Foreign and Expatriates Ministry sent on Saturday two identical letters to the UN Secretary General and Head of the Security Council demanding condemnation of the terrorist massacre committed in al-Zara village in southern Hama. After infiltrating the village at dawn on Thursday while its people were sleeping, terrorist...

    Eurovision Grand Final tonight: Armenia performs 26th
    May14

    Eurovision Grand Final tonight: Armenia performs 26th

    The Grand Final of the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest takes place tonight, 14th of May, live from the Globe Arena in Stockholm, Sweden, from 21:00 CET ( 23:00 Yerevan time). Tonight 26 countries will compete for the 2016 Grand Prix. The broadcast will be hosted by Petra Mede and Måns Zelmerlöw who are eager to welcome the millions of viewers to...

    Four Reasons It Would Be Dangerous To Ban Russian Rocket Engines
    May14

    Four Reasons It Would Be Dangerous To Ban Russian Rocket Engines

    Loren B. Thompson, Ph.D and Constance Baroudos, M.A. | Lexington Institute After Vladimir Putin invaded Ukraine in 2014, everybody in Washington agreed it was time to stop relying on Russian rocket engines for getting U.S. military satellites into orbit. So it’s no surprise that Congress is considering legislation to do just that. But if...

    Aussies get vocal on Eurovision
    May14

    Aussies get vocal on Eurovision

    WITH the final just hours away, Twitter is lighting up with funny posts about the contestants, with Ukraine’s emotive entry proving divisive. …read more Source:...

    200 million people will tune in Saturday night to see the Eurovision Song Contest winner
    May14

    200 million people will tune in Saturday night to see the Eurovision Song Contest winner

    AP Photo/Martin MeissnerSTOCKHOLM (AP) — It’s got kitsch, international intrigue and an array of eclectic musical performances from Belgium to Armenia. The winner of the 61st edition of the Eurovision Song Contest will be crowned at the end of a live show Saturday night that is being broadcast to an estimated 200 million viewers in Europe...

    Ukraine interior minister slams journalists accredited with rebels (AFP)
    May14

    Ukraine interior minister slams journalists accredited with rebels (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukraine’s interior minister on Saturday lambasted reporters who were accredited by pro-Russian rebels to cover fighting in the country’s east, after their details were leaked by hackers. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukraine blasts journalists accredited with rebels
    May14

    Ukraine blasts journalists accredited with rebels

    Pro-Kiev hackers have released details of thousands of journalists who reported from war-torn territory controlled by Russian-backed separatists …read more Source: World...

    Obama toasts Nordic nations after Russia-focused summit
    May14

    Obama toasts Nordic nations after Russia-focused summit

    President Barack Obama toasted Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Norway and Iceland at a star-studded state dinner on Friday, lauding the nations for their global influence on civil rights, humanitarian issues and curbing climate change. The red carpet glamor followed a White House summit where Obama and the leaders of the five nations presented a united...

    Free Media Awards to go to journalists from Azerbaijan, Russia and Ukraine
    May14

    Free Media Awards to go to journalists from Azerbaijan, Russia and Ukraine

    In 2016, the Free Media Awards presented by the Fritt Ord Foundation in Oslo and the ZEIT-Stiftung Ebelin und Gerd Bucerius in Hamburg will go to three journalists and media in Azerbaijan, Russia and Ukraine. The independent jury has considered 40 nominations submitted by NGOs, human rights organisations and other experts. The 2016 Free Media...