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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Ukraine awaits new government to fulfill promises of Maidan
    Apr14

    Ukraine awaits new government to fulfill promises of Maidan

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Swept into office by the mass protests that deposed the Russia-friendly president two years ago, Ukraine’s new leaders promised that the country would soon be welcomed into Europe as a thriving new democracy. …read more Source: CNS...

    Putin tells Russians to stay away from Turkey in Q&A session
    Apr14

    Putin tells Russians to stay away from Turkey in Q&A session

    In a nearly four-hour long Q&A session with Russian citizens during the annual call-in event, the country’s President Vladimir Putin called on Russians to avoid traveling to Turkey for safety reasons. Putin answered to nearly 80 questions ranging from the slumping economy to the conflicts in Syria and Ukraine, while he responded in a...

    Ukraine parliament appoints pro-EU Groysman as prime minister
    Apr14

    Ukraine parliament appoints pro-EU Groysman as prime minister

    The fast-rising new premier is a Poroshenko protégé who only two years ago served as mayor of the small western Ukrainian city of Vinnytsia …read more Source: Gulf...

    Crimean Tatar leader slams Russia’s suspension of Mejlis
    Apr14

    Crimean Tatar leader slams Russia’s suspension of Mejlis

    Move to suspend Mejlis of Crimean Tatar People ‘declaration of war,’ Crimean Tatar leader Kirimoglu says …read more Source: World...

    Uman hotel refuses to rent rooms to Jews, Ukrainian Jewish leader says
    Apr14

    Uman hotel refuses to rent rooms to Jews, Ukrainian Jewish leader says

    (JTA) — A hotel in Uman is refusing to rent out rooms to Jews, a leader of Ukraine’s Jewish community said. Eduard Dolinsky, the director of the Ukrainian Jewish Committee, wrote Thursday on Facebook that an administrator at Uman City Plaza told him the policy was in place because the last time that Jews were allowed to stay at the hotel,...

    Opponents of Russian annexation persecuted in Crimea: Europe rights body
    Apr14

    Opponents of Russian annexation persecuted in Crimea: Europe rights body

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Europe’s leading human rights organization said on Thursday that Crimea’s indigenous Muslim Tatars and other opponents of the region’s annexation by Russia face persecution including police intimidation and brutality. …read more Source:...

    Davutoglu called for OIC member states to take unified position on issue of “liberating Azerbaijan, Crimea and Palestinian occupied lands”
    Apr14

    Davutoglu called for OIC member states to take unified position on issue of “liberating Azerbaijan, Crimea and Palestinian occupied lands”

    The member states of Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) need to take a common position regarding the issue of “liberating Azerbaijan’s occupied lands”, Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said at the 13th Islamic Summit Conference of OIC in Istanbul on Thursday, APA reported. Davutoglu also drew attention to the...

    Opponents of Russian annexation persecuted in Crimea – Europe rights body
    Apr14

    Opponents of Russian annexation persecuted in Crimea – Europe rights body

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Europe’s leading human rights organisation said on Thursday that Crimea’s indigenous Muslim Tatars and other opponents of the region’s annexation by Russia face persecution including police intimidation and brutality. …read more Source: The...

    The Latest: Ukrainian accused of people-smuggling in Austria
    Apr14

    The Latest: Ukrainian accused of people-smuggling in Austria

    BERLIN (AP) – The Latest on European efforts to respond to the wave of migration (all times local): 4 p.m. Austrian police have arrested a Ukrainian national after finding 27 migrants crammed into a van he was driving. Police said Thursday that they stopped the vehicle in the village of … …read more Source: The Washington...

    Asia’s Silk Road Revival Shows the Age of the West Is Coming to an End
    Apr14

    Asia’s Silk Road Revival Shows the Age of the West Is Coming to an End

    At the start of his final State of the Union address in January this year, President Obama struck a somber note. “We live in a time of extraordinary change,” he said, “change that’s reshaping the way we live, the way we work, our planet, our place in the world.” This should not be a cause for alarm, he went on, for...