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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    The Snake Eats Itself
    May20

    The Snake Eats Itself

    Senators Rob Portman and Chris Murphy recently introduced the “Countering Information Warfare Act of 2016”, a bill that would create a new coordinating body, the Center for Information Analysis and Response. According to the bill, the Center, funded to the tune of $20 million, would: lead and coordinate the collection and analysis of information...

    EU Ministers Back Emergency System to Suspend Visa-Free Travel
    May20

    EU Ministers Back Emergency System to Suspend Visa-Free Travel

    European Union ministers meeting in Brussels have agreed on a mechanism aimed at suspending visa-free travel for foreign nationals abusing the privilege and approved funds to help Greece cope with Europe’s migrant crisis. The action would essentially make it easier and faster for EU members to suspend visa waivers granted to foreign...

    Snubbed by the West, Russia rolls out red carpet for Southeast Asian leaders
    May20

    Snubbed by the West, Russia rolls out red carpet for Southeast Asian leaders

    The Kremlin has seized on the visit by southeast Asian leaders for a summit as an opportunity to show Russia still has friends on the international stage, despite being cold-shouldered by the West over the conflict in Ukraine. …read more Source: South China Morning...

    Gita Kalmet remembers Peeter Kopvillem
    May20

    Gita Kalmet remembers Peeter Kopvillem

    When former Maclean’s senior executive editor Peeter Kopvillem died, we lost a tremendous editor, a fine musician and a generous man. Gita Kalmet, Estonia’s ambassador to Canada, reflects on Kopvillem’s life as a beloved Estonian who always remained devoted to his home country. If I said that I’ve known Peeter only for a...

    After April Violence in Karabakh, Armenia’s Distrust in Russia Keeps Growing
    May20

    After April Violence in Karabakh, Armenia’s Distrust in Russia Keeps Growing

    Last month’s deadly skirmishes along the line of conflict in Karabakh (April 2–5), the so-called “four-day war,” highlighted the need for a reinvigorated international mediation effort. Immediately afterward, Russia appeared ready to take the initiative. The ceasefire agreement brokered by Moscow, on April 5, followed by Prime Minister...

    Snubbed by West, Russia rolls out red carpet for Asian leaders
    May20

    Snubbed by West, Russia rolls out red carpet for Asian leaders

    The Kremlin has seized on the visit by southeast Asian leaders for a summit as an opportunity to show Russia still has friends on the international stage, despite being cold-shouldered by the West over the conflict in Ukraine. …read more Source: Channel...

    Russian performance artist convicted of vandalism for pro-Ukraine protest
    May20

    Russian performance artist convicted of vandalism for pro-Ukraine protest

    Ed AdamczykMOSCOW, May 20 (UPI) — Russian performance artist Pyotr Pavlensky was convicted in a Moscow court of vandalism in a 2014 pro-Ukraine protest in St. Petersburg. …read more Source: United Press...

    Hackers in Ukraine and Frog Juice in the Andes: The Week in Global-Affairs Writing
    May20

    Hackers in Ukraine and Frog Juice in the Andes: The Week in Global-Affairs Writing

    The Ukrainian Hacker Who Became the FBI’s Best Weapon—and Worst Nightmare Kevin Poulsen | WIRED “One Thursday in January 2001, Maksym Igor Popov, a 20-year-old Ukrainian man, walked nervously through the doors of the United States embassy in London. While Popov could have been mistaken for an exchange student applying for a visa, in truth...

    Far-Right Ukrainian Group Stages Smoky Protest In Kyiv
    May20

    Far-Right Ukrainian Group Stages Smoky Protest In Kyiv

    With smoke bombs and drums, some 3,000 members of Ukraine’s nationalist Azov Civilian Corps marched through the capital, Kyiv. In a show of force, members of the far-right group lit flares outside the parliament building. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Beeline Communication Museum to join Museum Night event
    May20

    Beeline Communication Museum to join Museum Night event

    Beeline Communication Museum will join the Museum Night annual international event. As the press-service of the company informed ArmInfo the museum will be open to visitors from 5:00pm to 10:00pm on May 21. “Communication field in Armenia has an interesting and rich history. Beeline was one of the cornerstones of that history initially, and...