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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Former Soviet Fighter Pilot: Russian Jets ‘More Aggressive’ Than During Cold War
    Apr20

    Former Soviet Fighter Pilot: Russian Jets ‘More Aggressive’ Than During Cold War

    KYIV, Ukraine—As the NATO-Russia Council prepares to meet for the first time in almost two years, U.S. and Russian officials are trading barbs over who’s to blame for a recent spike in military tensions. The ambassadorial level meeting set for Wednesday at alliance headquarters in Brussels was to be the first time the format, which...

    Profound disagreement at talks with Russia, says Nato chief
    Apr20

    Profound disagreement at talks with Russia, says Nato chief

    Russia refuses to give ground on Eastern Ukraine and Crimea, and accuses Nato of threatening its borders …read more Source: Business...

    Krasnapolle: Living In The Fallout Of Chernobyl
    Apr20

    Krasnapolle: Living In The Fallout Of Chernobyl

    Thirty years after the Chernobyl nuclear disaster, not many people still live in the areas of Belarus most affected by the fallout. Numerous villages were evacuated following the catastrophe and remain largely empty today. But a hardy few remain in the Krasnapolle district in the country’s east, and some have even moved there....

    Russia’s Putin and Germany’s Merkel discuss Ukraine crisis
    Apr20

    Russia’s Putin and Germany’s Merkel discuss Ukraine crisis

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin and German Chancellor Angela Merkel discussed the Ukraine crisis by phone on Wednesday, the Kremlin said in a statement. …read more Source:...

    Russia’s Putin and Germany’s Merkel discuss Ukraine crisis
    Apr20

    Russia’s Putin and Germany’s Merkel discuss Ukraine crisis

    Russian President Vladimir Putin and German Chancellor Angela Merkel discussed the Ukraine crisis by phone on Wednesday, the Kremlin said in a statement. …read more Source: Channel...

    Sajdik: Around 4,700 ceasefire violations in Ukraine a day
    Apr20

    Sajdik: Around 4,700 ceasefire violations in Ukraine a day

    The parties to the conflict have started using heavy weapons, including artillery and mortars. Contrary to the existing agreement, the weapons have been taken out from storage sites. “All parties violate their commitments,” Ambassador Martin Sajdik noted. …read more Source:...

    Russia's Putin and Germany's Merkel discuss Ukraine crisis
    Apr20

    Russia's Putin and Germany's Merkel discuss Ukraine crisis

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin and German Chancellor Angela Merkel discussed the Ukraine crisis by phone on Wednesday, the Kremlin said in a statement. …read more Source: The...

    Reformers to lead 2 key Ukrainian state companies
    Apr20

    Reformers to lead 2 key Ukrainian state companies

    MOSCOW (AP) ” The Ukrainian government has appointed two Western-educated executives to lead the country’s two key state-owned companies.Wojciech Balczun, former chief executive of Poland’s largest railway freight carrier, will… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Russia-NATO Relations 2016 Update: Meeting Fails To Mend Relationship Amid Aggressive Military Maneuvers, Ukraine Crisis
    Apr20

    Russia-NATO Relations 2016 Update: Meeting Fails To Mend Relationship Amid Aggressive Military Maneuvers, Ukraine Crisis

    The first meeting of the NATO-Russia Council since the start of the conflict in Ukraine in 2014 did not lead to any major breakthroughs in relations Wednesday, the head of the military and political alliance said. “NATO and Russia have profound and persistent disagreements. Today’s meeting did not change that,” said NATO Secretary-General...

    Call to open crossing points on the line of contact in Ukraine by Easter
    Apr20

    Call to open crossing points on the line of contact in Ukraine by Easter

    Residents of Eastern Ukraine should have an opportunity visit their relatives and friends living on the other side of the line of contact. It is especially important during the upcoming Easter holidays, Ambassador martin Sajdik said. …read more Source:...