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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Russian man sues ex for US$600 spent on romance
    Jun02

    Russian man sues ex for US$600 spent on romance

    MOSCOW: A man has taken his ex-girlfriend to court to recover US$600 (RM2,467.47) he spent on wooing her including a romantic break to Crimea, she told Russian media on Thursday. The woman, Nina Zgurskaya, told Business FM radio station their relationship had initially gone well with dates and gifts. But she broke up with him while they were on...

    Nigerian Comedy: 10 times Craze Clown made you piss yourself laughing
    Jun02

    Nigerian Comedy: 10 times Craze Clown made you piss yourself laughing

    Craze Clown is goddamn hilarious! Craze Clown’s accent and Yoruba man charm could win anyone over. A medical doctor based in Ukraine and with over 509k followers, Tega and Crazeclown are a fantastic duo who regale their social media followers with clichéd Nigerian situations we can all relate to.Let’s see if you can make it through...

    Egypt receives first of French warships
    Jun02

    Egypt receives first of French warships

    France hands Egypt the first of two advanced Mistral warships, which were originally being built for Russia until the conflict in Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Big Shots: This Week’s News in Photos
    Jun02

    Big Shots: This Week’s News in Photos

    Kiev, Ukraine—Nadia Savchenko, a Ukrainian pilot held prisoner by Russia for two years, smokes during a press conference two days after she was released in return for two Russian special forces officers. She was captured while fighting Russian-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine and taken to Russia, where she was sentenced to 22 years in prison...

    Ukraine adopts judicial reforms backed by West
    Jun02

    Ukraine adopts judicial reforms backed by West

    Kyiv lawmakers have approved plans to fight corruption in the legal system, as part of reforms promised to its backers. Judges will face limits to their immunity from prosecution and be appointed independently of MPs. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine adopts judicial reforms backed by West
    Jun02

    Ukraine adopts judicial reforms backed by West

    Kyiv lawmakers have approved plans to fight corruption in the legal system, as part of reforms promised to its backers. Judges will face limits to their immunity from prosecution and be appointed independently of MPs. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Michael Babatunde: Nigerian player to earn N1.1b in Qatar SC
    Jun02

    Michael Babatunde: Nigerian player to earn N1.1b in Qatar SC

    Babatunde joined the second-tier Qatar side from Raja Casablanca which he joined in January 2016. Nigeria international midfielder Michael Babatunde will be earning the huge sum of N1b ($3.2) over the next three years at Qatar SC.Babatunde joined the second-tier Qatar side from Raja Casablanca which he joined in January 2016.The 23-year-old...

    Ukraine’s corrupt judges targeted in constitutional reforms
    Jun02

    Ukraine’s corrupt judges targeted in constitutional reforms

    Ukraine’s parliament approved on Thursday judicial reforms that Western backers say are needed to fight corruption, in the first constitutional vote the ruling coalition has pushed through since an overhaul of the government in April. …read more Source: Channel...

    EU Unity Crumbles As Russia Sanctions Extension Debate Rages
    Jun02

    EU Unity Crumbles As Russia Sanctions Extension Debate Rages

    MOSCOW — Political differences within the European Union have come into sharp relief over a debate on whether to extend sanctions on Russia. As the Kremlin looks to leverage the divisions between member states over the issue, experts said that the relaxation of the punitive restrictions is likely by as early as the beginning of 2017. …read...

    Moscow chief rabbi: Ukraine, Russia Jews worry over Kiev honors for mass murderers of Jews
    Jun02

    Moscow chief rabbi: Ukraine, Russia Jews worry over Kiev honors for mass murderers of Jews

    (JTA) — The chief rabbi of Moscow condemned the honoring in Ukraine of nationalists whose troops massacred Jews. Rabbi Pinchas Goldschmidt, who is also the president of the European Conference of Rabbis, spoke of his “concern” over the trend in an interview Tuesday with JTA during a gathering of the standing committee of the Conference in Vienna....