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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Kyiv Sees No Elections in Eastern Ukraine Until Russians Leave
    Apr30

    Kyiv Sees No Elections in Eastern Ukraine Until Russians Leave

    A top Ukrainian official said that elections in eastern Ukraine are only possible after Ukraine’s sovereignty is renewed in the region and the Russia’s presence is eliminated in those territories. A deputy speaker of the Ukrainian Parliament, Oksana Syroyid, told VOA Friday that from the Ukrainian perspective, any elections under...

    Faces of Chernobyl: A Blighted Future?
    Apr30

    Faces of Chernobyl: A Blighted Future?

    This year marks the 30th anniversary of the Chernobyl disaster, a catastrophe at the then-Soviet nuclear power plants that saw vast amounts of radioactive particles leaked into the atmosphere, blighting the surrounding area of Ukraine, Belarus and parts of Russia. While the tragedy highlighted the dangers of nuclear power to both people and the...

    Ukraine crisis: Troops killed in east despite truce
    Apr30

    Ukraine crisis: Troops killed in east despite truce

    Clashes leave two soldiers dead and four wounded, just hours after truce approved by both sides in Minsk takes effect. …read more Source: AL...

    Cold War-style hotline with NATO, Moscow over Ukraine
    Apr30

    Cold War-style hotline with NATO, Moscow over Ukraine

    With two soldiers killed in Ukraine in fresh fighting, tension has risen with NATO feeling the need for a Cold War-style hotlines with Moscow to avoid clashes …read more Source: World...

    Two Ukrainian soldiers killed in rebel east despite truce (AFP)
    Apr30

    Two Ukrainian soldiers killed in rebel east despite truce (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Two Ukrainian soldiers were killed in fresh fighting between government forces and pro-Russian rebels in the east even as a new truce took effect, Kiev said Saturday. …read more Source: The West...

    Two Ukrainian soldiers killed in rebel east despite truce
    Apr30

    Two Ukrainian soldiers killed in rebel east despite truce

    Two Ukrainian soldiers were killed in fresh fighting between government forces and pro-Russian rebels in the east even as a new truce took effect, Kiev said Saturday …read more Source: The Daily...

    Almost 400 Interior Ministry employees in international missions in Europe, Africa and Asia
    Apr30

    Almost 400 Interior Ministry employees in international missions in Europe, Africa and Asia

    Almost 400 employees of the Ministry of the Interior (MAI) are currently in international missions under the aegis of the EU, UN, NATO and OSCE in countries on three continents – Europe, Africa and Asia, such as Greece, Ukraine, Cyprus, Georgia, Liberia, Haiti, Mali and Afghanistan. …read more Source:...

    Russia Defends Intercept Of U.S. Reconnaissance Plane Over Baltic
    Apr30

    Russia Defends Intercept Of U.S. Reconnaissance Plane Over Baltic

    Russia said on Saturday it had sent a fighter plane on Friday to intercept a U.S. aircraft approaching its border over the Baltic Sea because the American plane had turned off its transponder, which is needed for identification.The Pentagon said the U.S. Air Force RC-135 plane had been flying a routine route in international airspace and that the...

    The Selling of Obama
    Apr30

    The Selling of Obama

    President Barack Obama insists he does not obsess about “the narrative,” the everyday media play-by-play of political Washington. He urges his team to tune out “the noise,” “the echo chamber,” the Beltway obsession with who’s up and who’s down. But in the fall of 2014, he got sick of the narrative of gloom hovering over his White...

    US Walks Thin Line with Russia Between Cooperating and Helping
    Apr30

    US Walks Thin Line with Russia Between Cooperating and Helping

    With the two-month old cessation of hostilities in Syria rapidly disintegrating, the United States is finding itself in an increasingly uncomfortable position, trying to expand cooperation with Russia while not simultaneously playing into Russia’s hands. The latest example of Washington’s quandary played out Friday as U.S. and Russian...