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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    IMF rule change keeps Ukraine support; Russia complains
    Dec08

    IMF rule change keeps Ukraine support; Russia complains

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The International Monetary Fund will change its lending rules to allow it to keep supporting countries if they fail to repay official creditors, a move that would help Ukraine if it misses payments on a $3 billion (£2 billion) debt to Russia. …read more Source: The...

    Biden Tells Ukraine to … Do Nothing
    Dec08

    Biden Tells Ukraine to … Do Nothing

    U.S. apparently wants Kiev to keep its maligned government. …read more Source:...

    OSCE confirms buildup of Ukrainian forces in Donbas buffer zone
    Dec08

    OSCE confirms buildup of Ukrainian forces in Donbas buffer zone

    MOSCOW – The Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) has confirmed the buildup of the Ukrainian …read more Source:...

    2015: The Year in Photos, January-April
    Dec08

    2015: The Year in Photos, January-April

    Argiris Mantikos / APAs the year comes to a close, it’s time to take a look back at some of the most memorable events and images of 2015. Among the events covered in this essay (the first of a three-part photo summary of the year): Conflict between Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian rebels, the beginning of the new Star Wars hype, the growth...

    Biden criticises Russia’s actions in Crimea during Ukraine parliament address
    Dec08

    Biden criticises Russia’s actions in Crimea during Ukraine parliament address

    US Vice President Joe Biden has lashed out at Russia, criticising what he describes as its occupation of Ukrainian sovereign territory. It came as… …read more Source:...

    Electricity Restored to Crimea After 2 Weeks of Darkness
    Dec08

    Electricity Restored to Crimea After 2 Weeks of Darkness

    Ukrainian workers were able to connect a power line on Tuesday after the Crimean Tatar protesters who had blocked utility crews’ access to the sites finally relented. …read more Source: The New York...

    Kiev opens probe into Dutch art reportedly held by Ukrainian fighters (AFP)
    Dec08

    Kiev opens probe into Dutch art reportedly held by Ukrainian fighters (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukraine on Tuesday launched a probe into precious Dutch paintings that were reportedly being held by a volunteer battalion fighting pro-Russian insurgents in the east of the ex-Soviet state. …read more Source: The West...

    Opinion: Syria – a Poisoned Gift for Putin and Erdogan
    Dec08

    Opinion: Syria – a Poisoned Gift for Putin and Erdogan

    As might have been expected, the crisis in relations between Moscow and Ankara has dominated regional politics since the Turks downed a Russian warplane close to the Syrian border. Russian President Vladimir Putin clearly believes that the Turks shot his plane as part of a plot by NATO to warn Moscow against throwing is weight around. For his...

    The Knotty Ties Between Joe Biden, His Son and Ukraine
    Dec08

    The Knotty Ties Between Joe Biden, His Son and Ukraine

    As the vice president aims to curb corruption in Ukraine, his son, Hunter, sits on the board of a Ukrainian company that the American ambassador has accused of having “illicit assets.” …read more Source: The New York...

    Crunch time for Mourinho as Chelsea’s Euro fate hangs in the balance
    Dec08

    Crunch time for Mourinho as Chelsea’s Euro fate hangs in the balance

    Jose Mourinho AFP PHOTO LONDON: Jose Mourinho faces a decisive moment in his fight to save his job as the beleaguered Chelsea manager bids to avoid a catastrophic exit from the Champions League against Porto on Wednesday (Thursday in Manila). Mourinho is on the brink of being sacked by Blues owner Roman Abramovich after Saturday’s stunning...