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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Crimea-Russia bridge delayed by one year
    Apr14

    Crimea-Russia bridge delayed by one year

    The completion of a new bridge linking the Russian mainland with annexed Crimea has been pushed back by one year. The problem is the plans didn’t… …read more Source:...

    Bishkek, Kyiv mull signing twinning agreement
    Apr14

    Bishkek, Kyiv mull signing twinning agreement

    …read more Source: AKIpress News Agency

    Russian jets in repeated ‘aggressive’ passes of US warship
    Apr14

    Russian jets in repeated ‘aggressive’ passes of US warship

    WASHINGTON: A Russian military jet came within a few feet of a US destroyer in international waters in the Baltic Sea during a series of “aggressive” overflights, US officials said Wednesday. Russian aircraft repeatedly buzzed the USS Donald Cook this week, including an incident Tuesday in which a Russian Su-24 flew just 30 feet (nine meters)...

    Global tax authorities probe Panama Papers
    Apr14

    Global tax authorities probe Panama Papers

    PARIS: Tax authorities from the world’s richest nations on Wednesday probed a mass of murky offshore dealings revealed in the huge Panama Papers data leak, just hours after police raided the law firm at the centre of the scandal. The leak of 11.5 million confidential financial documents from Panamanian law office Mossack Fonseca offered...

    Ukrainian president taps Jewish politician to be next prime minister
    Apr14

    Ukrainian president taps Jewish politician to be next prime minister

    Last year, Vlodymir Groysman’s reputation as an honest and effective administrator earned Groysman the title of speaker of the Ukrainian parliament. …read more Source: The Jerusalem...

    Ukraine privatisation
    Apr14

    Ukraine privatisation

    KIEV: Foreign investors are waiting impatiently for a new Ukrainian government to kick-start privatisation. They are far from sure it will. Parliament is expected to vote on a Cabinet line-up this week following prime minister Arseniy Yatseniuk’s resignation on Sunday after months of political infighting in a country already destabilised by...

    Analysis: Russian aircraft buzz US warships and the Ukraine connection
    Apr14

    Analysis: Russian aircraft buzz US warships and the Ukraine connection

    The Ukraine negotiations must not be going well for Russia. …read more Source: The National Business...

    Ukrainian Pilot on ‘Dry’ Hunger Strike in Russian Prison
    Apr14

    Ukrainian Pilot on ‘Dry’ Hunger Strike in Russian Prison

    The Ukrainian pilot whose 22-year prison sentence by a Russian court last month was widely criticized as a farce is now carrying out a “dry hunger strike” to protest her detention. Lawyers for Nadezhda Savchenko said their client had taken no food or water since her conviction formally went into effect one week ago. They said she...

    US: Global Human Rights Hit by Brutal Terror Groups, Stifling Authorities
    Apr14

    US: Global Human Rights Hit by Brutal Terror Groups, Stifling Authorities

    The U.S. accused authoritarian regimes around the world Wednesday of suppressing their people with “increasing vigor and viciousness” to control any activities that might threaten their power. “Governments that deny political liberty forfeit public trust, thereby opening the door to civic unrest of all kinds, including I might...

    A Hoax Plot, Cloaked in a Ukrainian Interview
    Apr14

    A Hoax Plot, Cloaked in a Ukrainian Interview

    The intrigue began last week when The New York Times received a letter on official-looking stationery marked “President of Ukraine.” …read more Source: The New York...