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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Putin, Hollande discuss Karabakh conflict settlement
    Jul01

    Putin, Hollande discuss Karabakh conflict settlement

    Russian President Vladimir Putin and his French counterpart Francois Hollande on Thursday discussed by phone the settlement in Nagorno-Karabakh and Ukraine, the Kremlin reported. “Vladimir Putin informed Francois Hollande of the June 20 three-party meeting with Presidents of Azerbaijan and Armenia Ilham Aliyev and Serzh Sargsyan in St....

    Estonia extradites suspected terrorist to Ukraine
    Jul01

    Estonia extradites suspected terrorist to Ukraine

    Estonia handed over suspected terrorist Vladimir Polyakov to the Ukrainian authorities on Thursday. …read more Source:...

    Noubar Afeyan among 42 immigrants honored by Carnegie Corporation
    Jul01

    Noubar Afeyan among 42 immigrants honored by Carnegie Corporation

    Photo: Neilson Barnard/Getty Images for 100 LIVES Asbarez – On June 30, 100 LIVES and Aurora Prize Co-Founder Dr. Noubar Afeyan was named one of Carnegie Corporation of New York’s “Great Immigrants: Pride of America” honorees. Afeyan’s distinction identifies him as one of the most prominent and influential naturalized citizens in the...

    Ukraine has no venue suitable for Eurovision
    Jul01

    Ukraine has no venue suitable for Eurovision

    The Ukrainian media is reporting on comments made by the Minister for Culture that Ukraine has no venue capable of meeting the EBU criteria for hosting the Eurovision Song Contest. …read more Source:...

    Dutch EU presidency comes to an end
    Jul01

    Dutch EU presidency comes to an end

    The Netherlands’ presidency of the European Union has come to an end. From today Slovakia is the new president. On Thursday EU council president Donald Tusk thanked Prime Minister Mark Rutte for the term, which which was not the easiest time to be president, with the asylum crisis, the Ukraine referendum and the Brexit referendum to deal...

    Putin Vows To React To NATO Buildup But Avoid Costly Arms Race
    Jul01

    Putin Vows To React To NATO Buildup But Avoid Costly Arms Race

    NATO’s military buildup near Russia’s borders has thrown off the balance of forces there, President Vladimir Putin said, vowing to respond without getting into a costly arms race. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    1000s of Italians protest EU sanctions against Russia
    Jul01

    1000s of Italians protest EU sanctions against Russia

    Thousands of Italians protest in Verona against EU’s anti-Russia sanctions. …read more Source:...

    Wassyl Slipak, Who Left Paris Opera for Ukraine War, Dies at 41
    Jul01

    Wassyl Slipak, Who Left Paris Opera for Ukraine War, Dies at 41

    Mr. Slipak quit his baritone position in Paris to join nationalist fighters in his native Ukraine. …read more Source: The New York...

    These Are The People Who Lost Their Lives In Istanbul’s Airport Attack
    Jul01

    These Are The People Who Lost Their Lives In Istanbul’s Airport Attack

    Turkey observed a day of national mourning this week to grieve the deaths of 44 people in the triple-suicide bombing at the nation’s largest airport. Turkish officials blamed Tuesday’s attack at Istanbul Ataturk airport on the Islamic State militant group, and detained 22 suspects in police raids. No group has claimed...

    Canada to send 1,000 soldiers to boost Nato presence on Russia border
    Jul01

    Canada to send 1,000 soldiers to boost Nato presence on Russia border

    With US, UK and Germany, Canada will lead a high-readiness brigade of Nato’s enhanced presence in EuropeCanada will deploy 1,000 soldiers in Latvia to one of four battalions Nato is assembling in eastern Europe in response to Russia’s annexation of Crimea, Canadian media reported Thursday.Along with the US, Britain and Germany, Canada...