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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Poll: About 54% of Belarusians consider president election main event of 2015
    Dec28

    Poll: About 54% of Belarusians consider president election main event of 2015

    Other significant events included the negotiations of the Ukraine contact group in Minsk (5%), the celebration of the 70th anniversary of Victory in the Great Patriotic War, the construction of the nuclear power plant in Ostrovets, and the speech made by the head of state at the UN Summit (2% of respondents for each event). …read more...

    Crimeans enter 2016 struggling, but optimistic
    Dec28

    Crimeans enter 2016 struggling, but optimistic

    SEVASTOPOL, Crimea (AP) ” As New Year’s Eve approaches, the central square of Crimea’s largest city is festooned with bright festive decorations, including a soaring artificial tree that flashes and winks. But areas just a few steps… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Russia Calls On US To Drop Troops And Weapons From Baltics, Eastern Europe
    Dec28

    Russia Calls On US To Drop Troops And Weapons From Baltics, Eastern Europe

    Russia called on the U.S. Monday to reconsider storing military hardware and as many as 5,000 troops across Eastern Europe and the Baltic States, Reuters reported. The remarks from the Kremlin’s Foreign Ministry accusing the U.S. of escalating tensions in Europe come as ceasefire violations continue in Eastern Ukraine. …read more...

    Crimeans enter 2016 struggling, but optimistic
    Dec28

    Crimeans enter 2016 struggling, but optimistic

    SEVASTOPOL, Crimea (AP) — As New Year’s Eve approaches, the central square of Crimea’s largest city is festooned with bright festive decorations, including a soaring artificial tree that flashes and winks. But areas just a few steps away are sunk in darkness, the street lamps turned off because of an electricity shortage. Sevastopol...

    Crimeans enter 2016 struggling, but optimistic
    Dec28

    Crimeans enter 2016 struggling, but optimistic

    Sevastopol and the rest of Crimea are slowly recovering from a blackout that hit the Russia-annexed peninsula in late November when unidentified attackers blew up pylons of the lines from mainland Ukraine that supplied nearly all its electricity. The blackout underscored how dependent Crimea remained on Ukraine even after Russia claimed control...

    Crimeans enter New Year with struggles, but no desire to return to Ukraine’s fold
    Dec28

    Crimeans enter New Year with struggles, but no desire to return to Ukraine’s fold

    As New Year’s Eve approaches, the central square of Crimea’s largest city is festooned with bright festive decorations, including a soaring artificial tree that flashes and winks. …read more Source: FOX...

    Crimeans Enter 2016 Struggling, but optimisticC
    Dec28

    Crimeans Enter 2016 Struggling, but optimisticC

    Crimeans enter New Year with struggles, but no desire to return to Ukraine’s fold …read more Source: ABC...

    In Odesa, Ukraine’s Reform Agenda Faces Crucial Test
    Dec28

    In Odesa, Ukraine’s Reform Agenda Faces Crucial Test

    As its crusading Governor Mikheil Saakashvili grabs the Ukrainian national spotlight, there are fears that Odesa continues to languish in corruption. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine Opens Fire at OSCE Observers and Violates Minsk Agreements
    Dec28

    Ukraine Opens Fire at OSCE Observers and Violates Minsk Agreements

    28 de diciembre de 2015, 08:58Kiev, Dec 28 (Prensa Latina) The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) confirmed today that Ukrainian troops opened fire in Kominternevo at its observers in the insurgent Donetsk People”"s Republic (DPR), and violated the truce agreed in Minsk. …read more Source: Prensa...

    Malaysia Airlines plane fly in wrong direction, company launches probe
    Dec28

    Malaysia Airlines plane fly in wrong direction, company launches probe

    The airline, which said it was investigating the matter, explained that flight plans were generated based on conditions at the time, covering issues such as weather, air traffic notices and route efficiency. (File/AP Photo) Beleaguered Malaysia Airlines has launched a probe after one of its planes flew in the wrong direction towards Melbourne...