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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    NATO Moves Forward with Montenegro
    Dec08

    NATO Moves Forward with Montenegro

    NATO’s invitation to Montenegro to become its 29th member is an important step forward for the Alliance. The Brussels ministerial meeting on December 2 overcame any latent opposition to further NATO enlargement, demonstrated that the Alliance does not retreat in the face of Moscow’s threats, and indicated its commitment to bringing...

    Biden visits Ukraine with a warning for its leaders
    Dec08

    Biden visits Ukraine with a warning for its leaders

    U.S. Vice President voices West’s growing impatience with pace of reforms to tackle corruption …read more Source:...

    Ukrainian ultra-nationalists hold trove of stolen Dutch paintings for $74 million ransom
    Dec08

    Ukrainian ultra-nationalists hold trove of stolen Dutch paintings for $74 million ransom

    AMSTERDAM — A trove of Dutch Golden Age paintings stolen a decade ago is being held for ransom by a Ukrainian far-right militia group with “contacts on the highest political levels,” a museum in the Netherlands said Monday. Westfries Museum in Hoorn said it believed the 24 looted artworks, which had an estimated value of 10 million euros...

    Putin’s Foe Khodorkovsky Summoned for Questioning
    Dec08

    Putin’s Foe Khodorkovsky Summoned for Questioning

    In an unexpected renewal of a feud between the Kremlin and Russia’s former richest man, exiled tycoon and ex-prisoner Mikhail Khodorkovsky was summoned for questioning in Moscow on Tuesday. Khodorkovsky posted on social media a copy of the summons, which was delivered to the Moscow home of his 82-year-old father, who was himself questioned...

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

    Turkey to impose sanctions on Russia if needed: PM Davutoglu

    Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu has hinted that his government would impose sanctions against Russia if need be, the latest sign of deteriorating ties since Turkey downed a Russian jet. Premier Davutoglu told lawmakers of the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) in parliament on Tuesday that the government has already discussed a...

    Activists: Russia’s Rights Crackdown Reminiscent of Soviet Era
    Dec08

    Activists: Russia’s Rights Crackdown Reminiscent of Soviet Era

    A Russian court for the first time has sentenced an activist to three years in prison under a 2014 law for repeatedly protesting without permission. Amnesty International called for activist Ildar Dadin to be released immediately after a judge at Moscow’s Basmanny Court issued the decision Monday. The sentence was a year longer than what...

    ‘Not 1-man responsibility’: Mourinho spreads Chelsea blame
    Dec08

    ‘Not 1-man responsibility’: Mourinho spreads Chelsea blame

    Jose Mourinho did not want to contemplate the “if.” The repercussions if Chelsea is embarrassingly eliminated from the Champions League on Wednesday. Yet, the manager still ensured he delivered a blunt message to Roman Abramovich just in case the owner was thinking about firing him. “You can look in many directions and you can...

    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 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...