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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    The Sorry State of the Ukrainian Navy—and Why It Should Matter to America
    Aug11

    The Sorry State of the Ukrainian Navy—and Why It Should Matter to America

    Ilan Berman Security, Europe The Ukrainian navy is still unmistakably struggling to regain its footing and reconstitute its strength. Although it has come at enormous human and financial cost, the conflict between Russia and Ukraine that has raged in the latter’s eastern territories since 2014 has helped spark a fundamental transformation...

    Bulgarian sailors nabbed onboard hashish-carrying ship in Spain
    Aug11

    Bulgarian sailors nabbed onboard hashish-carrying ship in Spain

    The EFE Agency reports the arrest of two Bulgarian sailors near the Spanish city of Almeria onboard a ship with 18 tons of hashish hidden inside. Other 11 Ukrainian members of the crew were busted. The operation was carried out by the Spanish authorities and FRONTEX through the ship’s boarding. …read more Source: Radio...

    351 young people from Bulgarian communities abroad now students here
    Aug11

    351 young people from Bulgarian communities abroad now students here

    351 applicants from Bulgarian communities in Ukraine, Serbia, Kosovo, Kazakhstan and other countries are now entering universities in this country for the 2017/2018 academic year. 222 students come from Ukraine, 100 from Serbia, 27 – from Kosovo. The greatest number of them wanted to study medicine, computer science, economics, tourism, transport...

    351 Candidate Students From Traditional Bulgarian Communities Choose Bulgaria to Continue Their Education
    Aug11

    351 Candidate Students From Traditional Bulgarian Communities Choose Bulgaria to Continue Their Education

    Out of the 455 candidates, 351 candidate students from traditional Bulgarian communities in Ukraine, Serbia, Kosovo, Kazakhstan and other countries choose Bulgaria for Bachelor’s and Master’s degree after the secondary education for the 2017/2018 Year. 222 are ranked by Ukraine, 100 are from Serbia, 27 are from Kosovo, 1 from...

    Amnesty International Demands Immediate Release Of Elderly Crimean Tatar Activist
    Aug11

    Amnesty International Demands Immediate Release Of Elderly Crimean Tatar Activist

    Amnesty International has urged authorities in Russia-controlled Crimea to immediately release a 76-year-old Crimean Tatar activist from jail. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Turkey says it is against EU sanctions on Russia
    Aug11

    Turkey says it is against EU sanctions on Russia

    Turkey does not approve sanctions imposed on Russia by the EU over its annexation of Crimea, Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu has said …read more Source: Hurriyet Daily...

    Two Bulgarians Detained on a Merchant Ship in Spain with 18 Tonnes of Hashish
    Aug11

    Two Bulgarians Detained on a Merchant Ship in Spain with 18 Tonnes of Hashish

    Spanish police seized 18 tons of hashish on a merchant ship traveling under the Comoros flag, bTV reported. Among the 13- memeber crew are arrested also two Bulgarian citizens. The rest of them are Ukrainians. The ship was captured about 60 km from the province of Almeria in the Autonomous Province of Andalusia. The operation began a week ago...

    U.S. Considering Lethal Defensive Arms to Ukraine
    Aug11

    U.S. Considering Lethal Defensive Arms to Ukraine

    U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration is considering arming Ukraine with lethal defensive weapons that Kyiv could use against Russia-backed separatists. Opponents argue arming Ukraine risks escalating the conflict while supporters say better weapons would act as a deterrence to Russian aggression and give a psychological and...

    Top cardinal aims to set up Pope visit to Russia
    Aug11

    Top cardinal aims to set up Pope visit to Russia

    ROME: A top cardinal due to meet President Vladimir Putin in Moscow this month says he will be hoping to do groundwork for Pope Francis to make a historic visit to Russia. Pietro Parolin, the number two in the Vatican hierarchy and its de facto foreign minister, is due in Russia from Aug 20 to 24. He is scheduled to meet both Putin and the head...

    Arctic Fjords Help Russia Combat Fish Shortage Problems
    Aug11

    Arctic Fjords Help Russia Combat Fish Shortage Problems

    Arctic fjords that hid Soviet nuclear-powered submarines during the Cold War are now being used as a weapon in the sanctions war with Europe – to rear fish that Russia can no longer import. Three years ago, Russia banned food imports from the West in response to a series of Western sanctions that aimed to punish Moscow for its role in the...