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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    TZ catalyst for Russian growth
    May01

    TZ catalyst for Russian growth

    It is clear that Russia is seeking business and economic breakthrough with Tanzania. Whether it is part of its geopolitical adventures or genuine efforts to lessen economic sanctions imposed on it by the West after its forays into Ukraine, it is difficult to tell. …read more Source: The...

    Orthodox Christians across the world celebrate Easter
    May01

    Orthodox Christians across the world celebrate Easter

    Ukrainian Orthodox faithful light candles from the Holy Fire brought from Jerusalem in St. Volodymyr Cathedral during the ceremony of the Holy Fire in Kiev, Ukraine, Saturday, April 30, 2016. The Holy Fire ceremony is part of Orthodox Easter rituals and the flame symbolizes the resurrection of Christ in a ceremony dating back to the 12th century....

    Crimean Tatars seek more EU pressure on Russia
    May01

    Crimean Tatars seek more EU pressure on Russia

    Leader of Crimean Tatars slams Russian ‘aggression’, urges expansion of Western sanctions …read more Source: Anadolu...

    The selling of Obama
    May01

    The selling of Obama

    President Barack Obama insists he does not obsess about “the narrative,” the everyday media play-by-play of political Washington. He urges his team to tune out “the noise,” “the echo chamber,” the Beltway obsession with who’s up and who’s down. But in the fall of 2014, he got sick of the narrative of gloom hovering over his White...

    Germany to host fresh Ukraine talks
    May01

    Germany to host fresh Ukraine talks

    German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier Saturday said he had invited his Russian, Ukrainian and French counterparts to talks in Berlin on May 11 to smooth differences between Moscow and Kiev. “It is necessary to give new momentum (to efforts) to surmount obstacles between Kiev and Moscow,” Steinmeier said in comments due to appear in...

    Germany says to host fresh Ukraine talks
    May01

    Germany says to host fresh Ukraine talks

    BERLIN, Germany – German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier Saturday, April 30, said he had invited his Russian, Ukrainian and French counterparts to talks in Berlin on May 11 intended to smooth differences between Moscow and Kiev. “It is necessary to give new momentum (to efforts) to surmount obstacles between Kiev …...

    Russia dismisses new US charge over air incident
    May01

    Russia dismisses new US charge over air incident

    MOSCOW: Russia rejected Saturday a new claim that one of its jets had intercepted a US reconnaissance plane over the Baltic in an “unsafe” manner, and accused Washington of sending “spy-planes” into its airspace. US authorities said they were “very concerned” after the mid-air standoff Friday, the latest incident fuelling tension between the...

    Russian Fighter Barrel Roles Over U.S. Air Force Plane
    May01

    Russian Fighter Barrel Roles Over U.S. Air Force Plane

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia said on Saturday it had sent a fighter plane on Friday to intercept a U.S. aircraft approaching its border over the Baltic Sea because the American plane had turned off its transponder, which is needed for identification.The Pentagon said the U.S. Air Force RC-135 plane had been flying a routine route in...

    Germany says to host fresh Ukraine talks
    May01

    Germany says to host fresh Ukraine talks

    German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier Saturday said he had invited his Russian, Ukrainian and French counterparts to talks in Berlin on May 11 intended to smooth differences between Moscow and Kiev. …read more Source: Channel...

    Two Ukrainian soldiers killed despite ceasefire
    Apr30

    Two Ukrainian soldiers killed despite ceasefire

    KIEV: Two Ukrainian soldiers were killed in fresh fighting between government forces and pro-Russian rebels in the east even as a new truce took effect, Kiev said on Saturday. “As a result of hostilities, over the past 24 hours two Ukrainian soldiers have been killed and four others wounded,” Ukraine’s military spokesman Andriy Lysenko told...