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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    New museums in Russia are airbrushing Stalin’s legacy
    Dec19
    India the largest remittances receiving country in 2015, says World Bank
    Dec19

    India the largest remittances receiving country in 2015, says World Bank

    India became the largest remittances receiving country at $72 billion this year followed by China at $ 64 billion, the World Bank said today. The US emerged as the largest remittance source country with an estimated $56 billion in outward flows in 2014. “India was the largest remittance receiving country, with an estimated $72 billion in...

    Russia expels Polish reporter in retaliatory move
    Dec19

    Russia expels Polish reporter in retaliatory move

    In this Nov. 26, 2014 file photo Russian journalist Leonid Sviridov speaks to the press after a three-hour meeting with officials concerning an attempt by Polish authorities to expel him from the country, in Warsaw, Poland. Sviridov who has come under suspicion of espionage in Poland, but who has never been confronted with specific spying...

    The Atlantic Daily: Obama’s Year in Review, Congress’s Spending Bill, Sanders Campaign Drama
    Dec19

    The Atlantic Daily: Obama’s Year in Review, Congress’s Spending Bill, Sanders Campaign Drama

    Carlos Barria / ReutersWhat We’re Following: Obama Reflects on 2015 President Obama convened reporters at the White House for his annual end-of-the-year press conference on Friday. During the question-and-answer session, he expressed hope about sentencing reform for the upcoming year, defended his strategy to defeat ISIS, praised the...

    What Does Putin Want?
    Dec19

    What Does Putin Want?

    The Russian leader has been stirring the pot from Crimea to Syria — but to what end? …read more Source: Foreign...

    The European Commission Backs Visa-Free Travel for Georgia, Ukraine
    Dec18

    The European Commission Backs Visa-Free Travel for Georgia, Ukraine

    …read more Source: The Jakarta...

    Democracy Derailed: How Armenia Has Become the Post-Soviet Region’s Model Dictatorship
    Dec18

    Democracy Derailed: How Armenia Has Become the Post-Soviet Region’s Model Dictatorship

    On December 7, 2015, Armenia held a landmark referendum on constitutional reform. The results were resounding. Over 63% of Armenians voted in favor of reforms that would greatly increase the power wielded by the Prime Minister and render the president’s role in the Armenian political process ceremonial. Even though decreased presidential...

    Canada-linked website exposing pilots’ identities to extremists, Russians say
    Dec18

    Canada-linked website exposing pilots’ identities to extremists, Russians say

    A Ukrainian website with links to Canada plans to continue to publish personal information about Russian pilots flying bombing missions in Syria, despite concerns such details are putting aircrews at risk from Islamist extremists. Russia has protested to the Canadian government about the website, which has its servers in Montreal, and has...

    Fastest growing military budgets: Ukraine, Iran, Israel
    Dec18

    Fastest growing military budgets: Ukraine, Iran, Israel

    Special to WorldTribune.com Ukraine’s 90 percent increase in military spending prompted by Russia’s annexing of Crimea marked the largest defense budget growth in the world for 2015. Iran and Israel paced the Middle East in defense spending growth while several […] The post Fastest growing military budgets: Ukraine, Iran, Israel...

    Ukraine not to repay Russia debt
    Dec18

    Ukraine not to repay Russia debt

    Ukraine won’t make a $3 billion debt repayment due to Russia this weekend because Moscow refused to agree to terms already accepted by other international creditors, Ukraine’s Prime Minister said on … …read more Source: The...