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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Analysts: Russia Cynical on Syria, Goal is International Prestige
    May05

    Analysts: Russia Cynical on Syria, Goal is International Prestige

    As the United States and Russia struggle to cement a cease-fire in Syria that includes the embattled city of Aleppo, the Syrian military under President Bashar al-Assad indicated it would be a temporary extension. Syrian rebels accuse Russia of using artillery to support the two-week assault. But while Assad clearly wants to conquer Aleppo, the...

    Balcerowicz names four key reforms for Ukraine
    May05

    Balcerowicz names four key reforms for Ukraine

    Leszek Balcerowicz, an advisor to the Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko, has estimated the situation in the country and given a piece of advice during a Thursday press conference in Kyiv. “Strengthening the financial system, economic growth, the fight against corruption and beginning decentralization are the most important directions of...

    Tokyo has high hopes for Abe’s unofficial meeting with Putin
    May05

    Tokyo has high hopes for Abe’s unofficial meeting with Putin

    TOKYO: Japanese officials say they have high expectations for improved bilateral relations going into Friday’s summit between Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, in which a longstanding territorial dispute and a potential visit to Tokyo by the Russian leader will likely be discussed. The scheduled...

    Polish Defence Minister condemns ‘Russian invasion of Ukraine’
    May05

    Polish Defence Minister condemns ‘Russian invasion of Ukraine’

    Russia is displaying aggression towards Ukraine and the region, Polish Defence Minister Antoni Macierewicz told the TVP broadcaster on Wednesday. …read more Source: Polskie Radio dla...

    Japan’s Abe meets Putin in Russia
    May05

    Japan’s Abe meets Putin in Russia

    TOKYO: Japanese officials say they have high expectations for improved bilateral relations going into Friday’s summit between Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, in which a longstanding territorial dispute and a potential visit to Tokyo by the Russian leader will likely be discussed. The scheduled...

    European Football Championship Under-17 to Start in Baku
    May05

    European Football Championship Under-17 to Start in Baku

    Baku / 05.05.16 / Turan: The competition involves 16 teams, which at the preliminary stage are divided into four groups. Group A includes Azerbaijan, Portugal, Belgium and Scotland. Group B includes Ukraine, Germany, Austria, and Bosnia and Herzegovina. Group C includes France, Denmark, England and Sweden. Group D includes Italy, Serbia, the...

    Polish Defence Minister discusses Suwałki gap
    May05

    Polish Defence Minister discusses Suwałki gap

    Russia is displaying aggression towards Ukraine and the region, Polish Defence Minister Antoni Macierewicz told the TVP broadcaster on Wednesday. …read more Source: Polskie Radio dla...

    The Morning Vertical, May 5, 2016
    May05

    The Morning Vertical, May 5, 2016

    Your daily roundup. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Belarusian Who Fought Against Ukraine Separatists Jailed
    May05

    Belarusian Who Fought Against Ukraine Separatists Jailed

    A Belarusian national accused of fighting alongside Ukraine’s extremist Right Sector has been sentenced by a district court in Minsk to five years in prison. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    IMF To Visit Kyiv To Review Reform Program
    May05

    IMF To Visit Kyiv To Review Reform Program

    The International Monetary Fund (IMF) says it will send a mission to Kyiv from May 10 to May 18 to review whether the new Ukrainian government’s reform program is sufficient to restore disbursements from a $17.5 billion bailout loan. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...