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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    75 years since the June Deportations
    Jun14

    75 years since the June Deportations

    In June 1941, the Soviet authorities deported 95,000 people from the Baltic States, Poland, Bukovina, and Bessarabia (present-day Moldova and Southwest Ukraine) to force the collectivization of farms and destroy the local rural economies. …read more Source:...

    Why Europe Can’t Agree on the Answers to its Problems
    Jun14

    Why Europe Can’t Agree on the Answers to its Problems

    Europe is deeply divided on some of its most pressing political challenges, according to research released Tuesday. A report from the Pew Research Center based on a survey of 10 European nations finds that public opinion differs sharply across EU member states on issues ranging from the refugee crisis to sanctions on Russia, and many think their...

    Germany looks to shore up defense ahead of Poland clash
    Jun14

    Germany looks to shore up defense ahead of Poland clash

    Germany’s Bastian Schweinsteiger in action during International friendly against Hungary at Gelsenkirchen, Germany on Saturday, June 4, 2016. Photo: Reuters EVIAN-LES-BAINS: Germany needs to focus on its defensive deficiencies weaknesses as it prepares to play Poland, top-scorers in qualifying round for the European Championship. The world...

    Nord Stream 2 project moving along with German support: report
    Jun14

    Nord Stream 2 project moving along with German support: report

    The German government is supporting the development of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline despite opposition from Poland, Ukraine and the Baltic states, German daily Sueddeutsche Zeitung has reported. …read more Source: Polskie Radio dla...

    Exhibit focuses on WWII massacre of Soviet Ukraine’s Jews
    Jun14

    Exhibit focuses on WWII massacre of Soviet Ukraine’s Jews

    FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. (AP) — An exhibition focused on the massacre of Jews in Soviet Ukraine during World War II is going on display in suburban… …read more Source:...

    Russian military drills check mobilization readiness
    Jun14

    Russian military drills check mobilization readiness

    MOSCOW (AP) — President Vladimir Putin has ordered snap drills to check the Russian military’s readiness to quickly mobilize its forces. Russia’s Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said that the maneuvers that began Tuesday will last for a week. He said the exercise is aimed at checking the readiness of reserve military units and weapons...

    Torn between 2 places, some Crimean athletes may miss Rio
    Jun14

    Torn between 2 places, some Crimean athletes may miss Rio

    Crimean Artur Ayvazyan won gold in rifle shooting at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, competing under Ukraine’s flag. After Russia’s annexation of Crimea, like many athletes, he switched his allegiance from Ukraine to Russia. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    Torn between 2 places, some Crimean athletes may miss Rio
    Jun14

    Torn between 2 places, some Crimean athletes may miss Rio

    Crimean Artur Ayvazyan won gold in rifle shooting at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, competing under Ukraine’s flag. After Russia’s annexation of Crimea, like many athletes, he switched his allegiance from Ukraine to Russia. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

    [Ticker] Threatening voters doesn’t work, says Dutch finance minister
    Jun14

    [Ticker] Threatening voters doesn’t work, says Dutch finance minister

    Threatening voters with dire consequences if they reject the EU is a bad campaign tactic, Dutch finance minister Jeroen Dijsselbloem has said. “I don’t think that is a good approach,” he told MEPs in the economic and financial affairs committee in response to a question about the EU referendum in the UK. He referred to the Dutch...

    NATO Defence Ministers to Meet in Preparation for Warsaw Summit
    Jun14

    NATO Defence Ministers to Meet in Preparation for Warsaw Summit

    The defence ministers of the NATO member countries are scheduled to meet in Brussels on Tuesday and Wednesday in preparation for the forthcoming NATO summit in Warsaw in July. This will be their last meeting in this format before the high-level meeting next month which will bring together the heads of state or government of the NATO member...