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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Debate: Ukraine: crackdown on critical media?
    Feb12

    Debate: Ukraine: crackdown on critical media?

    The editorial offices of the Ukrainian daily newspaper Vesti have been raided because the owner of its holding company, ex-finance minister Oleksandr Klymenko, is under investigation for corruption. The building has been transferred to a managing company whose employees have destroyed the inventory, witnesses claim. Ukrainian journalists write...

    Georgian Former President Saakashvili re-detained in Ukraine
    Feb12

    Georgian Former President Saakashvili re-detained in Ukraine

    The press office of Georgia s third President Mikheil Saakashvili who is in conflict with his former ally President Petro Poroshenko says that Saakashvili has been abducted from a restaurant in Kiev …read more Source:...

    The Morning Vertical, February 12, 2018
    Feb12

    The Morning Vertical, February 12, 2018

    Your daily roundup …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine Crisis Needs 20,000-Strong UN Force: Report
    Feb12

    Ukraine Crisis Needs 20,000-Strong UN Force: Report

    TEHRAN (Tasnim) – The United Nations should consider a force of some 20,000 soldiers from non-NATO countries and 4,000 police to help resolve the crisis in Ukraine, according to a new report to be presented to top officials this week. …read more Source: Tasnim News...

    The Briefing: Resurrecting Minsk In Munich
    Feb12

    The Briefing: Resurrecting Minsk In Munich

    Can Minsk be revived in Munich? Listen to the new Power Vertical Briefing. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ex-President Mikheil Saakashvili Detained in Kyiv
    Feb12

    Ex-President Mikheil Saakashvili Detained in Kyiv

    The men who detained Saakashvili were allegedly members of the Ukrainian State Border Service. …read more Source:...

    Investigators search snow for clues to deadly Russian plane crash
    Feb12

    Investigators search snow for clues to deadly Russian plane crash

    STEPANOVSKOYE: Rescuers on Monday searched through deep snow for body parts and debris after a Russian passenger plane crashed near Moscow minutes after take-off, killing all 71 people on board, in the country’s deadliest air crash since 2016.The Antonov An-148 plane went down in a snow-covered field, making it difficult to access, with...

    Is it the coverup — or the crime? With Trump and Russia, we still can’t be sure
    Feb12

    Is it the coverup — or the crime? With Trump and Russia, we still can’t be sure

    (Credit: Getty/AP/Photo montage by Salon) This latest Trump White House scandal, involving one high-level staffer’s firing and another’s hasty resignation, after reports surfaced that they had been accused of domestic violence, has been infuriating. As is par for the course, the president stepped forward to defend Rob Porter, the man...

    Russian FSB Detains Ukrainian In Crimea On Suspicion Of Spying
    Feb12

    Russian FSB Detains Ukrainian In Crimea On Suspicion Of Spying

    Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB) says it has detained a Ukrainian national in Russian-controlled Crimea on suspicion of espionage. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine’s Legendary Athlete Carries Olympic Flame In South Korea
    Feb10

    Ukraine’s Legendary Athlete Carries Olympic Flame In South Korea

    Ukrainian Olympic Committee President and pole-vaulting legend Sergey Bubka carried the Olympic flame in the South Korean city of Gangneung on February 8, a day before the opening ceremony for the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang. The six-time world champion and former world-record holder, who won Olympic Gold in 1988, was taking part in...