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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Can Putin Bomb His Way Out of Sanctions?
    Dec08

    Can Putin Bomb His Way Out of Sanctions?

    A Russian Defense Ministry briefing in Moscow Sergei Karpukhin / ReutersIn Syria, some of Europe’s leading powers find themselves allied with Vladimir Putin in the military campaign against ISIS; in Ukraine, the Europeans have combined forces with the Americans to contain the Russian president’s imperialistic advances. The tangled...

    US Vice President Warns against Corruption in Ukraine
    Dec08

    US Vice President Warns against Corruption in Ukraine

    08 de diciembre de 2015, 09:04Kiev, Dec 8 (Prensa Latina) Although his speech in the Ukrainian unicameral Parliament was tinged with the alleged "Russian threat", US Vice President Joseph Biden today repeated Washington”"s concern about Ukraine”"s incapacity to eliminate corruption. …read more Source: Prensa...

    Joe Biden: Corruption eating Ukraine ‘like a cancer’
    Dec08

    Joe Biden: Corruption eating Ukraine ‘like a cancer’

    “Corruption eats Ukraine like cancer,” U.S. Vice President Joe Biden told that country’s parliament Tuesday. Addressing the Verkhovna Rada in Kiev, Biden said Ukraine needed to do more to fight corruption, or else risk losing international support. The U.S. pledged $190 million in extra aid to Ukraine Monday, but Biden warned it had only...

    Biden: Ukraine Threatened By Russia And Corruption
    Dec08

    Biden: Ukraine Threatened By Russia And Corruption

    U.S. Vice President Joe Biden highlighted twin threats, Russia and corruption, in a landmark speech to the Ukrainian parliament. Biden was applauded warmly as he said the United States would never recognize Russia’s annexation of Crimea, and told lawmakers they had the chance to make a truly free, democratic Ukraine for the first time ever....

    Joe Biden Urges Lawmakers in Ukraine to Fulfill Promise of Uprising
    Dec08

    Joe Biden Urges Lawmakers in Ukraine to Fulfill Promise of Uprising

    The American vice president, addressing the Parliament in Kiev, called on politicians to limit the power of business moguls and to reject self-interest. …read more Source: The New York...

    Poland Arrests Ukrainian Wanted In U.S.
    Dec08

    Poland Arrests Ukrainian Wanted In U.S.

    A prosecutor in Poland says a Ukrainian man has been arrested at the request of the United States, where he is wanted on suspicion of stealing and laundering at least $10 million. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Turkey to impose sanctions on Russia if needed: PM  Davutoglu
    Dec08

    Turkey to impose sanctions on Russia if needed: PM Davutoglu

    Turkish Premier Ahmet Davutoglu says Ankara would impose sanctions against Russia if needed. …read more Source:...

    Putin’s foe Khodorkovsky summoned for questioning
    Dec08

    Putin’s foe Khodorkovsky summoned for questioning

    Russian businessman and Amnesty International prisoner of conscience Mikhail Khodorkovsky smiles as he attends the Foreign Affairs Committee for a debate on human rights situation in Russia at the European Parliament building, in Brussels, Belgium on December 2, 2014. Russia’s former richest man Khodorkovsky, who spent 10 years in prison...

    Air France to resume flights to Tehran after nuclear deal
    Dec08

    Air France to resume flights to Tehran after nuclear deal

    PARIS (AP) — Air France will resume flights to Tehran for the first time in more than seven years, as part of resuming European trade with Iran following a hard-fought deal to curb its nuclear activities. The airline announced in a statement Tuesday that it “is supporting the resumption of commercial exchange with Iran” and will operate flights...

    Ukraine restores some power to Crimea
    Dec08

    Ukraine restores some power to Crimea

    Ukraine says it has partially restored electricity to Crimea, more than two weeks after power lines to the territory were blown up. …read more Source:...