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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Putin to Firefighters: No Christmas Pay for You
    Dec23

    Putin to Firefighters: No Christmas Pay for You

    It’s not a merry time of year for Russia’s firefighters. The Times reports: Russian firefighters and other emergency services employees face a bleak Christmas after they were told that their salaries would go unpaid.The workers were advised to take out bank loans. “The ministry has no money,” an unnamed accountant at the emergencies...

    Photos: Canada’s military photographers chronicle land, air and sea operations
    Dec23

    Photos: Canada’s military photographers chronicle land, air and sea operations

    Defence Watch makes use of the Canadian Forces Combat Camera/CF imaging technician photos. Here are some of the most interesting photos of the last little while, captured by the CF’s photographers during operations and exercises: Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship Moncton, a Kingston-class maritime coastal defence vessel, at anchor in Albert...

    ‘Sharia-compliant’ airline takes off in Malaysia
    Dec23

    ‘Sharia-compliant’ airline takes off in Malaysia

    No alcohol will be permitted and Halal food will be served on flights that airline says are open to all religions. The new airline has 355 employees which includes eight pilots and 50 cabin crew [EPA] Asia Pacific, Malaysia Malaysia’s first “sharia-compliant” airline made its inaugural domestic flight over the weekend and it hopes to...

    Kyiv, Separatists Accuse Each Other Of Violating Holiday Cease-Fire
    Dec23

    Kyiv, Separatists Accuse Each Other Of Violating Holiday Cease-Fire

    Ukrainian officials and Russian-backed separatists accused each other of violating a holiday cease-fire on December 23, just hours after the truce came into effect in Ukraine’s conflict-torn east. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    ‘Our nations share a history of over 1,000 years’
    Dec23

    ‘Our nations share a history of over 1,000 years’

    Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein highlight similarities between Israel, Ukraine in state visit. …read more Source: Arutz...

    Ukraine, rebels accuse each other of violating latest truce
    Dec23

    Ukraine, rebels accuse each other of violating latest truce

    nbsp Last Updated On 23 December2015 Aboutnbsp1 hour ago …read more Source: The Frontier...

    Ukraine faces ‘catastrophe’ if IMF-backed budget not passed: PM
    Dec23

    Ukraine faces ‘catastrophe’ if IMF-backed budget not passed: PM

    Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk has warned that the cash-strapped and war-scarred nation faced an “economic catastrophe” if parliament failed to pass an IMF-backed austerity budget in a Thursday vote …read more Source: The Daily...

    The Post-1991 World Order Is Crumbling–When Will the US Adjust?
    Dec23

    The Post-1991 World Order Is Crumbling–When Will the US Adjust?

    Stephen F. CohenDespite transformational events from Ukraine and the European Union to the Middle East, Washington refuses to re-think anything. …read more Source: The...

    Why the Bromance Between Trump and Putin is Troubling
    Dec23

    Why the Bromance Between Trump and Putin is Troubling

    On Meet the Press, Chuck Todd interviewed GOP front runner for the White House, Donald Trump. Trump was in classic form, calling himself the “Earnest Hemingway” of social media and still promoting the undocumented phenomenon of widespread celebration of the terror event of September 11th in New Jersey. Not surprisingly, the...

    Ukraine, rebels accuse each other of violating latest truce (AFP)
    Dec23

    Ukraine, rebels accuse each other of violating latest truce (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukrainian authorities and pro-Russian rebels accused each other of violating a holiday ceasefire Wednesday, just hours after it came into force in the war-torn country’s east. …read more Source: The West...