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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Russia cracks down on Crimean Tatars
    Apr21

    Russia cracks down on Crimean Tatars

    Two years after annexing Crimea, Russia is setting its sights on the Tatars that live there. Their representative body, the Mejlis, has now been outlawed. Protests from Ukraine and Strasbourg are being ignored. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    New Ukrainian finance minister apologises for offshore declaration error
    Apr21

    New Ukrainian finance minister apologises for offshore declaration error

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s Finance Minister Oleksandr Danyliuk, who has come under fire over alleged offshore assets, apologised on Thursday for failing to declare that he was director of two firms in Cyprus and one in the Cayman Islands while in public office. …read more Source: The...

    UK report shows concern for Crimean Tatars human rights
    Apr21

    UK report shows concern for Crimean Tatars human rights

    UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office report notes arrests, torture and other ill treatment meted out to minority group …read more Source: Anadolu...

    Belarus Interior Minister unveils plans regarding readmission agreements
    Apr21

    Belarus Interior Minister unveils plans regarding readmission agreements

    “Today we have readmission agreements with Russia, Turkey, and Kazakhstan. Draft agreements with Ukraine, Kyrgyzstan, India, China and Armenia have been or are being elaborated,” Igor Shunevich noted. …read more Source:...

    Fool me once
    Apr21

    Fool me once

    IN HER colourless suit, Angela Merkel looked like a grey mouse, too ashamed to face the German public after her cowardly decision to permit investigation into a comedian who had insulted the Turkish president. She is the epitome of hypocrisy and double standards. Her migration policy is an act of political suicide which has empowered...

    Quantum of silence
    Apr21

    Quantum of silence

    AS ANY fan of action movies knows, the best way to keep a madman from executing a dastardly plan is to keep him talking. The distraction buys time to save the hostage or defuse the bomb. With luck, you might persuade the villain that violence is against his own interests. This, more or less, is the approach adopted by some European countries...

    Looking back: 30 years of photographing Chernobyl
    Apr21

    Looking back: 30 years of photographing Chernobyl

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” Efrem Lukatsky, a Kiev-based photographer for The Associated Press, recalls the confusion and anxiety of the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear power plant explosion, the world’s worst nuclear accident.___The Chernobyl… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    How Realistic is Deploying a Peacekeeping Mission in Karabakh?
    Apr21

    How Realistic is Deploying a Peacekeeping Mission in Karabakh?

    After the four-day war unleashed on NK conflict zone, fermentations around the unsettled conflict are still in process. It’s not news for Armenian experts, as at this stage, like in 2008, Russian scenarios of Karabakh issue settlement have been circulated, which in 2008 were named “Medvedev program,” and currently—“Lavrov program” or...

    Looking back: 30 years of photographing Chernobyl
    Apr21

    Looking back: 30 years of photographing Chernobyl

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Efrem Lukatsky, a Kiev-based photographer for The Associated Press, recalls the confusion and anxiety of the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear power plant explosion, the world's worst nuclear accident…. …read more Source: Associated...

    Ukraine president: Sanctions against Russia must remain
    Apr21

    Ukraine president: Sanctions against Russia must remain

    BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Ukraine’s president said Thursday that sanctions against Russia must stay in place as long as hostilities in eastern Ukraine continue. …read more Source: CNS...