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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    When Washington Assured Russia NATO Would Not Expand
    Dec20

    When Washington Assured Russia NATO Would Not Expand

    Statecraft is a complicated business, but the criteria by which we judge statesmen turn out to be less so. The central question reduces to whether those charged with formulating policy succeed in enhancing the power and security of the nation they lead. Yet near-term advantage does not necessarily translate into long-term benefit. With the...

    Now is not the time to give up on Ukraine
    Dec20

    Now is not the time to give up on Ukraine

    Despite setbacks, reformers are making progress; they need international support …read more Source: Financial...

    Saakashvili Calls on Poroshenko to Voluntarily Resign
    Dec20

    Saakashvili Calls on Poroshenko to Voluntarily Resign

    The politician added that in case of voluntary resignation Poroshenko could “count on mitigating punishment and pardon.” Saakashvili also accused the Ukrainian president’s administration of carrying out a provocation near Kiev’s October Palace. “Admit it to yourself and to the people – you and your colleagues cannot and do not want to...

    Fighting in eastern Ukraine escalates
    Dec20

    Fighting in eastern Ukraine escalates

    Fighting in eastern Ukraine has escalated to the worst level in months, according to officials monitoring the conflict. …read more Source: RTÉ...

    Fighting in eastern Ukraine worst since February: OSCE

    In February, a surge of violence around the government-held industrial town of Avdiivka cut off power and water to thousands of civilians on the front line. …read more Source: Eyewitness...

    1 year after Berlin attack, anger and questions remain
    Dec19

    1 year after Berlin attack, anger and questions remain

    In this Dec. 20, 2016 file photo, Christmas decorations stick in the smashed window of a truck which ran into a crowded Christmas market in Berlin, Germany. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)Berlin (AP) — Survivors and families of the 12 people killed in last year’s Christmas market truck rampage in Berlin met with Chancellor Angela Merkel for the...

    Trump’s strategy speech sends mixed signals on Russia
    Dec19

    Trump’s strategy speech sends mixed signals on Russia

    U.S. President Donald Trump’s official new national security strategy warns in blunt language that Russia is a dangerous global competitor that seeks to undermine the U.S. at home and abroad. But midway through his Monday speech unveiling the 55-page document, Trump seemed to contradict that message, saying the U.S. would work to “build a...

    Opposition Leader Says He Could Beat Putin in Fair Election

    As the most serious challenger during Vladimir Putin’s 18 years in power, Alexei Navalny has endured arrests, show trials and facefuls of green antiseptic that damaged his vision. But in an interview Monday with The Associated Press, he said the biggest thing keeping him from becoming Russia’s next president is a political system that...

    Russia to move out from Ukraine its truce monitors
    Dec19

    Russia to move out from Ukraine its truce monitors

    Russia has stated it would move out its servicemen tasked with monitoring truce in the ongoing war in eastern Ukraine operating as part of a joint Russia-Ukraine centre. …read more Source: Baltic News...

    RSF: Syria, Iraq, Mexico Are Most Dangerous For Journalists, But Deaths Decreasing
    Dec19

    RSF: Syria, Iraq, Mexico Are Most Dangerous For Journalists, But Deaths Decreasing

    Reporters Without Borders (RSF) says 65 professional journalists, citizen-journalists, and media workers were killed across the world in 2017, representing an 18 percent fall from last year’s figure. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...