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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    AP EXPLAINS: The rise of German Chancellor Angela Merkel
    Dec09

    AP EXPLAINS: The rise of German Chancellor Angela Merkel

    Merkel, 61, is the European Union’s longest-serving head of government and has been a serial winner of Forbes magazine’s title of world’s most powerful woman. Merkel helped negotiate the Kyoto accord to curb greenhouse gas emissions as environment minister in the 1990s. In the crisis over Ukraine, she has stuck doggedly to...

    Russia wants fair rules on sovereign debt
    Dec09

    Russia wants fair rules on sovereign debt

    Moscow has no desire to see IMF stop Ukraine’s funding but it has concerns, writes Anton Siluanov …read more Source: Financial...

    Russia-Ukraine Conflict Update: Putin Threatens Lawsuit Against Kiev If $3B Debt Not Paid
    Dec09

    Russia-Ukraine Conflict Update: Putin Threatens Lawsuit Against Kiev If $3B Debt Not Paid

    The economic battle between Russia and Ukraine could enter the courtroom soon with Russian authorities calling Ukrainian officials “crooks.” Russian President Vladimir Putin said Wednesday if Ukraine does not repay $3 billion worth of debt by the Dec. 20 deadline a lawsuit would be filed, Reuters reported. …read more Source: International...

    Ukraine civil war claims 9,100 lives as UN warns Russian weapons are inflaming conflict
    Dec09

    Ukraine civil war claims 9,100 lives as UN warns Russian weapons are inflaming conflict

    UKRAINE’S civil war has claimed the lives of more than 9,000 people, a United Nations report has found. …read more Source:...

    Here’s why Angela Merkel is Times’ ‘Person of the Year’
    Dec09

    Here’s why Angela Merkel is Times’ ‘Person of the Year’

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel has been named the ‘Person of the Year’ by Times magazine. Merkel who was awarded the title for her resilience and leadership when faced with the Syrian refugee crisis and turmoil in the European Union over its currency this year. She is also the first woman to hold the title in almost 29 years. Here...

    Putin orders Finance Ministry to sue Ukraine
    Dec09

    Putin orders Finance Ministry to sue Ukraine

    MOSCOW – Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered Finance Minister Anton Siluanov to file a lawsuit against Ukraine if Kiev fails to …read more Source:...

    Ukraine conflict death toll tops 9000 – UN
    Dec09

    Ukraine conflict death toll tops 9000 – UN

    More than 9000 people have been killed since the conflict in Ukraine began, the UN says, warning that even though fighting had abated, millions were in precarious situations. …read more Source:...

    German leader Angela Merkel named Time magazine’s Person of the Year
    Dec09

    German leader Angela Merkel named Time magazine’s Person of the Year

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel has been named Time’s Person of the Year, praised Wednesday by the magazine for her leadership on everything from Syrian refugees to the Greek debt crisis. Time also cited Merkel’s strong response to “Vladimir Putin’s creeping theft of Ukraine” and on its cover called…...

    UN: As Ukraine Fighting Dwindles, Rights Abuses Rise
    Dec09

    UN: As Ukraine Fighting Dwindles, Rights Abuses Rise

    While the United Nations has found a marked decrease in fighting between Ukraine’s forces and Russian-backed rebels in the country’s east, it also reports an increase in abuses of civilians in the insurgent-controlled areas of Donetsk and Luhansk. Monitors for the U.N.’s Human Rights Office in Ukraine reported Wednesday that the...

    FEATURE: Kiev cracks down on mobile coffee stalls
    Dec09

    FEATURE: Kiev cracks down on mobile coffee stalls

    …read more Source: Taipei...