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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Russia deploys troops westward as standoff with NATO deepens
    Jun08

    Russia deploys troops westward as standoff with NATO deepens

    KLINTSY: Russia is building an army base near its border with Ukraine, the latest in a chain of new military sites along what the Kremlin sees as its frontline in a growing confrontation with NATO. While there have been no clashes between the former Cold War rivals, Russia is building up forces on its western frontiers at a time when the NATO...

    Latvian, Estonian PMs: decision on lifting visas for Ukraine, Georgia should be made soon
    Jun08

    Latvian, Estonian PMs: decision on lifting visas for Ukraine, Georgia should be made soon

    The Latvian and Estonian prime ministers strongly support introduction of visa-free regimes for those Eastern Partnership countries who have met all the necessary criteria – Ukraine and Georgia, Latvian Prime Minister Maris Kucinskis (Greens/Farmers) and Estonian Prime Minister Taavi Roivas agreed during their meeting in Tallinn on June 7th,...

    SOCAR invested about $4.5 billion into foreign projects
    Jun08

    SOCAR invested about $4.5 billion into foreign projects

    Baku/08.06.16/Turan: By January 1, 2016 total amount of SOCAR’s investments into the projects outside of Azerbaijan reached $4,486,900,000. According to the company, the biggest amount has been invested into the company’s projects in Turkey, which totaled $3,334,300,000. SOCAR’s investments in Switzerland totaled $414.5 million,...

    France On High Alert Ahead Of Euro 2016
    Jun08

    France On High Alert Ahead Of Euro 2016

    France is on a high terror alert as it prepares to host Euro 2016 from Friday with the month long event predicted to attract two million visitors. With matches spread across 10 venues in nine cities, the country is under a state of emergency and security forces have launched an enormous operation to prevent any repeat of the jihadist attacks in...

    US optimistic EU will renew sanctions on Russia
    Jun08

    US optimistic EU will renew sanctions on Russia

    ‘Minsk [agreement] is far from being implemented in any of its components,’ US top official says …read more Source: World...

    France on high alert two days prior to Euro 2016
    Jun08

    France on high alert two days prior to Euro 2016

    Warnings mounted on Wednesday over potential terrorist attacks just two days before the start of Euro 2016, with France on high alert as it readies to host two million foreign football fans. The French government was set to launch a smartphone app which would warn visitors of any “major crisis”, a day after Britain warned that fans could be...

    Why the West Misunderstands Russia’s Challenge
    Jun08

    Why the West Misunderstands Russia’s Challenge

    By Andreas UmlandLooking past the bluster and hyperbole of Russia’s political leaders and business elites.At a time when even Angela Merkel, long the enforcer of the Western sanctions policy on Putin’s Russia after the Crimea invasion, is going soft on Russia, it is high time to look at Western strategy toward that country. What...

    US optimistic EU will renew sanctions on Russia
    Jun08

    US optimistic EU will renew sanctions on Russia

    ‘Minsk [agreement] is far from being implemented in any of its components,’ US top official says …read more Source: Anadolu...

    The Euro 2016 terror threat explained
    Jun08

    The Euro 2016 terror threat explained

    French police take part in a mock suicide attack exercise ahead of the Euro 2016 football championship, at the fan zone in Lyon, on June 7, 2016. – AFP Photo PARIS: France is on a high terror alert as it prepares to host Euro 2016 from Friday with the month long event predicted to attract two million visitors. With matches spread across 10 venues...

    Exclusive: Ukraine says French national had plans for 15 attacks in France
    Jun08

    Exclusive: Ukraine says French national had plans for 15 attacks in France

    * Euronews exclusive interview * 25-year-old had plans for “15 attacks” * “Arms smuggling more likely” – France *Exclusive interview with… …read more Source:...