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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Politics of protest
    Mar04

    Politics of protest

    Useless It seems there is a global rise in street protests from causes ranging from fare increase for students to corruption by status quo politicians. No country is immune from these protests whether it is streets of Sao Palo, Istanbul, Hong Kong and Islamabad just to name few. The major reason for this growing reliance on street protest is the...

    U.S. urges Russia to pressure Ukraine rebels over attacks
    Mar04

    U.S. urges Russia to pressure Ukraine rebels over attacks

    PARIS (Reuters) – Russia needs to use its influence on separatists in eastern Ukraine to halt attacks by pro-Russian rebels, U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Antony Blinken told Reuters on Friday. …read more Source: The...

    U.S. urges Russia to pressure Ukraine rebels over attacks
    Mar04

    U.S. urges Russia to pressure Ukraine rebels over attacks

    PARIS (Reuters) – Russia needs to use its influence on separatists in eastern Ukraine to halt attacks by pro-Russian rebels, U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Antony Blinken told Reuters on Friday. …read more Source:...

    US urges Russia to pressure Ukraine rebels over attacks
    Mar04

    US urges Russia to pressure Ukraine rebels over attacks

    Russia needs to use its influence on separatists in eastern Ukraine to halt attacks by pro-Russian rebels, U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Antony Blinken told Reuters on Friday. …read more Source: Channel...

    High school whiz kid was 23-year-old Ukrainian man
    Mar04

    High school whiz kid was 23-year-old Ukrainian man

    Artur Samarin stayed in the U.S. after his visa expired and spent four years as Asher Potts. …read more Source: Toronto...

    Ukraine To Stay Out of EU and NATO For 20 Years, Says Jean-Claude Juncker
    Mar04

    Ukraine To Stay Out of EU and NATO For 20 Years, Says Jean-Claude Juncker

    European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has dashed Ukraine’s hopes of joining the EU and NATO anytime soon, estimating that it will take at least two decades before the former Soviet state is a member of either. “Ukraine will definitely not be able to become a member of the EU in the next 20-to-25 years, and not of NATO...

    Russia threatens U.S. with further sanctions after Obama prolongs penalties
    Mar04

    Russia threatens U.S. with further sanctions after Obama prolongs penalties

    Russia’s Foreign Ministry on Thursday said Moscow reserves the right to reciprocate against Washington after President Obama this week renewed sanctions imposed as a result of the 2014 annexation of Ukraine’s Crimean peninsula. “We regret to note that the United States continues to enthusiastically play the anti-Russian...

    After Ukraine, Kazakhstan Wary of Ethnic Russians Broaching Autonomy
    Mar04

    After Ukraine, Kazakhstan Wary of Ethnic Russians Broaching Autonomy

    In the city of Kostanay in northern Kazakhstan, the ribbon of St. George, a black-and-orange symbol of resurgent Russian patriotism that was adopted by separatists in Ukraine, hangs from every second car’s rear-view mirror. Most people in this town and the surrounding region are ethnic Russians, distinct from the mainly Muslim ethnic...

    Brazilian Police Question Ex-President in Corruption Probe
    Mar04

    Brazilian Police Question Ex-President in Corruption Probe

    RIO DE JANEIRO—Brazilian police on Friday were questioning former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva and searching his home and other buildings linked to him as part of the sprawling corruption case at the oil giant Petrobras. Silva’s spokesman, Jose Crispiniano, confirmed that police were at addresses belonging to Silva, including his...

    Fresh French-German push for Ukraine rebel polls flounders (AFP)
    Mar04

    Fresh French-German push for Ukraine rebel polls flounders (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – A fresh European push to resolve one of its bloodiest crises in decades floundered when Ukraine and Russia said Friday they could not agree on polls in areas under the control of pro-Moscow separatists. …read more Source: The West...