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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Kyrgyzstan and funds allocated by USA for countering Russian aggression
    Feb20

    Kyrgyzstan and funds allocated by USA for countering Russian aggression

    On February 9, during a briefing at the US State Department Heather Higginbottom, Deputy Secretary of State for Management and Resources said that the United States President’s Fiscal Year ’17 budget for the State Department provides for $ 953 million to support countries that counter Russian aggression. “Our request includes $953...

    3,000 couples in Unification Church mass wedding
    Feb20

    3,000 couples in Unification Church mass wedding

    SEOUL (AFP) – Thousands of couples took part in a mass wedding Saturday by South Koreas Unification Church, with the widow of church founder Sun Myung Moon presiding over the event at a giant stadium.Three thousand identically-dressed couples from 62 countries, including 1,000 new couples and 2,000 already-married pairs, participated in the...

    Hiddink warns Chelsea not to take Cup progress for granted
    Feb20

    Hiddink warns Chelsea not to take Cup progress for granted

    LONDON (AFP) – Guus Hiddink has warned Chelsea not to take victory for granted after Manuel Pellegrini vowed to go through with his threat to send out a weakened Manchester City team in the FA Cup fifth round on Sunday.With City due to make the long flight to the Ukraine on Monday ahead of their Champions League last 16 first leg tie at...

    Ukraine’s Maidan massacre: Two years on a survivor remembers
    Feb20

    Ukraine’s Maidan massacre: Two years on a survivor remembers

    Ivan Rapovyi was centimetres from death during the protests in Kiev in February 2014 …read more Source: The Irish...

    Nadal Advances to Rio Open Semis Due to Opponent’s Injury
    Feb20

    Nadal Advances to Rio Open Semis Due to Opponent’s Injury

    Spanish top seed Rafael Nadal advanced Friday to the final four of the Rio Open when his quarterfinal opponent, Ukrainian Alexandr Dolgopolov, withdrew because of a right shoulder injury. …read more Source: Latin American Herald...

    UN Says Ukraine Conflict Has ‘Deeply Affected’ 580,000 Children
    Feb20

    UN Says Ukraine Conflict Has ‘Deeply Affected’ 580,000 Children

    The United Nations children’s agency says the conflict in Ukraine has “deeply affected” 580,000 children near the front lines and in areas of the east not under government control. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Tennis: Errani to face Strykova for WTA title in Dubai
    Feb20

    Tennis: Errani to face Strykova for WTA title in Dubai

    DUBAI (AFP) – Italys Sara Errani and Czech Barbora Strycova will clash for the title at the Dubai Tennis Championships on Saturday after both battled through at an event reeling after early exits for all seeds.Errani reached her second final on Friday, defeating Ukrainian Elina Svitolina 6-4, 6-4. Strycova outlasted Caroline Garcia of...

    Interview: ‘Nuclear deal has not solved outstanding issues in other areas’ –Michael Baron Von Ungern-Sternberg
    Feb20

    Interview: ‘Nuclear deal has not solved outstanding issues in other areas’ –Michael Baron Von Ungern-Sternberg

    By Sara Massoumi On December 15, the governing board of the International Atomic Energy Agency has overwhelmingly voted in favour of a draft resolution which brings an end to a 12-year investigation into the past and present outstanding issues regarding Iran’s nuclear program. Also on July 14, Iran and the group of six world powers –...

    [Opinion] Open letter to president Juncker on the Dutch Ukraine vote
    Feb20

    [Opinion] Open letter to president Juncker on the Dutch Ukraine vote

    On 6 April Netherlands will hold a referendum on the EU-Ukraine association agreement. Because many voters feel that it could lead to Ukraine membership of the EU, the EU should rule that out, argues Dutch politician Sammy van Tuyll. …read more Source:...

    Saudi Arabia planning another Charge of the Light Brigade
    Feb20

    Saudi Arabia planning another Charge of the Light Brigade

    Smart idea or a grave mistake? Saudi Arabia is mulling a change of regime in Syria through invasion preferably by the recently formed Saudi-led alliance or failing that in partnership with Turkey. The adventure, if it is ever undertaken, is bound to end in disaster. The Saudi royalty fails to take into account the ground realities which have...