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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Prosecutors checking independent Russian TV channel
    Dec07

    Prosecutors checking independent Russian TV channel

    MOSCOW (AP) — Prosecutors and fire inspectors are launched checks into Russia’s only independent television channel. The TV station Dozhd said on its website that prosecutors visited their office Monday morning to check compliance with labor and health regulations following a citizen’s request. Dozhd’s director general Natalya...

    Britain Back Where It Is Not Wanted
    Dec07

    Britain Back Where It Is Not Wanted

    By Jeremy Salt The parliamentary vote sending warplanes into action over Syria showed the British at their hyperbolic worst. Government lies – the 70,000 ‘moderate’ fighters – on one side were matched by the posturing of Hilary Benn on the other. Cheering and applause echoed around the chamber after every deluded statement, with the planes...

    Biden Visits War-scarred Ukraine to Reaffirm U.S. Support
    Dec07

    Biden Visits War-scarred Ukraine to Reaffirm U.S. Support

    U.S. Vice President Joe Biden arrived in Kyiv late Sunday. …read more Source:...

    Stratfor’s Global Intelligence: Week of Dec. 7, 2015
    Dec07

    Stratfor’s Global Intelligence: Week of Dec. 7, 2015

    BISHKEK (TCA) — The Times of Central Asia presents to its readers Stratfor’s Global Intelligence, a weekly review of the most important events that happened in the world — from Europe to Middle East to Russia to Central Asia to Afghanistan to China and the Americas. The Week That WasThe start of the week began with a much-anticipated shift...

    Laimdota Straujuma: Latvia PM resigns after meeting with president
    Dec07

    Laimdota Straujuma: Latvia PM resigns after meeting with president

    Straujuma's hawkish, centre-right ruling coalition won a 2014 general election after taking a hard line over the actions of Russia, its neighbour and former ruler, in Ukraine. Latvian Prime Minister Laimdota Straujuma said on Monday that she was resigning her post.Straujuma made the announcement after meeting with the country’s...

    Stolen Frisian artworks ‘held to ransom’ by Ukrainian militia
    Dec07

    Stolen Frisian artworks ‘held to ransom’ by Ukrainian militia

    High-ranking Ukrainian politicians are trying to extract ransom money from the Dutch government in exchange for paintings stolen 10 years… …read more Source:...

    Biden makes trip to Ukraine in sign of U.S. support
    Dec07

    Biden makes trip to Ukraine in sign of U.S. support

    Biden’s meetings on Monday with President Petro Poroshenko and Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk and a Tuesday speech at the Ukrainian parliament are intended to counter that concern. …read more Source: USA...

    Pentagon to boost its EU budget in response to Russian threat
    Dec07

    Pentagon to boost its EU budget in response to Russian threat

    The U.S. Department of Defense plans to increase its budget for operations in Europe “significantly” to protect the country and its allies from threats by Russia. Funding for the European Reassurance Initiative, a 2014 program under which U.S. exercises in the region have been increased following the invasion in Ukraine, will be “ramped up” in...

    [Opinion] Ukraine: Notes from a European construction site
    Dec07

    [Opinion] Ukraine: Notes from a European construction site

    Ukraine today resembles a giant construction site. Many of its achievements are unseen. Many still left to build. But its people deserve Europe’s support, writes its ambassador to the EU. …read more Source:...

    Report: Paintings stolen from Hoorn museum surfaces in Ukraine
    Dec07

    Report: Paintings stolen from Hoorn museum surfaces in Ukraine

    Paintings that were stole from the Westfries Museum in Horn in 2005, surfaced in the hands of a nationalist militia in Ukrain The post Report: Paintings stolen from Hoorn museum surfaces in Ukraine appeared first on NL Times. …read more Source: NL...