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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Ukrainian Parliament Passes Judicial Reforms
    Jun02

    Ukrainian Parliament Passes Judicial Reforms

    Parliament in Ukraine has passed judicial reforms that Westerns backers say are needed to fight corruption. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Moscow chief rabbi: Ukraine, Russia Jews worry over Kiev’s honoring of anti-Semites
    Jun02

    Moscow chief rabbi: Ukraine, Russia Jews worry over Kiev’s honoring of anti-Semites

    (JTA) — The chief rabbi of Moscow condemned the honoring in Ukraine of nationalists whose troops massacred Jews. Rabbi Pinchas Goldschmidt, who is also the president of the European Conference of Rabbis, spoke of his “concern” over the trend in an interview Tuesday with JTA during a gathering of the standing committee of the Conference in Vienna....

    “The continuing dialogue between both parties has taken the form of a joint scoping exercise”
    Jun02

    “The continuing dialogue between both parties has taken the form of a joint scoping exercise”

    The second phase of negotiations on development of a new legal base of Armenia-EU bilateral relations initiated on December 7, 2015 may be considered accomplished. In negotiations of the future accord to substitute the Association Agreement (which the parties were to pre-sign in 2013, after over 3 years of negotiations), have initiated...

    Another Pole becomes high executive at Ukrainian Railway
    Jun02

    Another Pole becomes high executive at Ukrainian Railway

    Following the nomination of Wojciech Balczun as the head of the Ukrainian Railway, the Ukrainian Council of Ministers has appointed Remigiusz Paszkiewicz as vice President of the railway, responsible for railway infrastructure. “Today’s decision of the Ukrainian authorities is yet another sign of the appreciation for the changes made in...

    Ukraine bans Russian journalists accused of ‘stirring hatred’
    Jun02

    Ukraine bans Russian journalists accused of ‘stirring hatred’

    Rights groups express concern over press freedoms as Kiev imposes sanctions on 17 people, including Ukrainian citizenUkrainian authorities have placed sanctions on 17 Russian journalists and media personalities they accuse of stirring hatred in the country. While many in Kiev believe it was a necessary move against Russian propagandists, it is...

    Families of MH17 crew file suit against Malaysia Airlines
    Jun02

    Families of MH17 crew file suit against Malaysia Airlines

    KUALA LUMPUR: Families of six Malaysia Airlines crew members who were killed when flight MH17 was shot down over Ukraine nearly two years ago filed a lawsuit Thursday blaming the carrier for the tragedy. The suit accuses the airline of negligence and breach of contract and is believed to be the first filed against the company over the 2014...

    Families of 6 MH17 crew sue Malaysia Airlines
    Jun02

    Families of 6 MH17 crew sue Malaysia Airlines

    Next-of-kin seeking compensation, accusing carrier of negligence and breach of contract over flight downed in east Ukraine …read more Source: Anadolu...

    Watch: Putin Makes Young Girl Cry at Kremlin Event
    Jun02

    Watch: Putin Makes Young Girl Cry at Kremlin Event

    Russian President Vladimir Putin may boast an astronomical approval rating among Russians, however not all of his compatriots are dying with excitement to meet him. During an annual Kremlin event marking the International Day for the Protection of the Child, Putin received parents or caretakers who have raised more than seven children. He...

    Families of MH17 crew file suit against Malaysia Airlines
    Jun02

    Families of MH17 crew file suit against Malaysia Airlines

    Families of six Malaysia Airlines crew members who were killed when flight MH17 was shot down over Ukraine nearly two years ago filed a lawsuit Thursday blaming the carrier for the tragedy. …read more Source: The Sunday...

    The Latest: Hungary stops Austria-bound van with 25 migrants
    Jun02

    The Latest: Hungary stops Austria-bound van with 25 migrants

    ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The Latest on Europe’s migration crisis (all times local): 1:55 p.m. Hungarian police say they have detained five Ukrainians suspected of human trafficking for transporting 25 migrants from Pakistan and Afghanistan toward Austria. The migrants were in one of two vans with Lithuanian license plates stopped by police...