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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Assailants  torch office of   Ukraine judge
    Apr08

    Assailants torch office of Ukraine judge

    Kiev: Unknown assailants on Friday threw Molotov cocktails and set alight the Kiev office of a Ukrainian judge overseeing the trial of two alleged Russian soldiers captured in the separate east. The attack comes two weeks after police discovered the body of a Ukrainian lawyer who was brutally murdered after representing one of the two Russian...

    The Week’s Most Interesting Reads
    Apr08

    The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

    Let’s end America’s hopeless war for the Middle East. Andrew Bacevich calls for the U.S. to stop trying to remake a part of the world we don’t understand and shouldn’t be trying to change. Whose foreign policy is scarier, Trump’s or Cruz’s? Fred Kaplan compares the statements of the two leading Republican...

    Ukrainian activists protest against police corruption
    Apr08

    Ukrainian activists protest against police corruption

    Ukrainian activists burned tyres and confronted police outside a presidential office in Kyiv to protest against corruption in the justice system.… …read more Source:...

    Chinese FM says clarification needed on Panama Papers
    Apr08

    Chinese FM says clarification needed on Panama Papers

    China needs clarification on a massive leak of documents from a Panamanian law firm that revealed the offshore financial arrangements of some of the world’s rich and powerful, including family members of China’s top leaders, Foreign Minister Wang Yi said on Friday. The Foreign Ministry has denounced accusations arising from the...

    Russia says preparing prisoner handover to Kiev (AFP)
    Apr08

    Russia says preparing prisoner handover to Kiev (AFP)

    Moscow (AFP) – Russia’s justice ministry on Friday said it was taking preliminary steps to hand over to Kiev four Ukrainian prisoners including film-maker Oleg Sentsov. …read more Source: The West...

    Breaking point: How Europe can still save itself
    Apr08

    Breaking point: How Europe can still save itself

    Daily life in Brussels after terror attacks: Police confront residents of the Muslim district Molenbeek after a police investigation sparked anger between residents and police. (Photograph by Timothy Fadek/Redux) As the list of deadly attacks grows longer, Europe’s great cities have had to improvise an iconography of grief and wariness. A...

    The Case for Georgia Joining NATO
    Apr08

    The Case for Georgia Joining NATO

    For most Americans today, Russia is more an annoyance than a threat. But if you live in Georgia, a small country on Russia’s southern border, the Kremlin remains a menacing presence. If the Russian bear becomes hungry, Georgia might be a morsel too tempting to resist. Georgia is the proud and independent descendant of ancient kingdoms...

    NATO-Russia Council to Meet on Ukraine Crisis, Afghanistan
    Apr08

    NATO-Russia Council to Meet on Ukraine Crisis, Afghanistan

    The NATO-Russia Council will meet in the next two weeks for the first time since 2014 to duscuss the Ukraine crisis. “Following consultations with Russia, we have agreed to hold a meeting of the NATO-Russia Council at Ambassadorial level,” NATO Secretary General, Jens Stoltenberg, said in a statement on Friday. The meeting at the NATQ...

    Bill Clinton: “We Did Have Trouble, But Nothing Like This”
    Apr08

    Bill Clinton: “We Did Have Trouble, But Nothing Like This”

    Former President Bill Clinton had some negative things to say about the current state of international affairs. While speaking at a rally at Penn State Behrend in Erie, Pennsylvania, on Friday, Clinton reflected on how things are now versus when he was in office. “We did have trouble, but nothing like this. Russia threatening Ukraine,...

    NATO and Russia try to break the ice (again)
    Apr08

    NATO and Russia try to break the ice (again)

    The NATO-Russia Council will meet in two weeks time, according to a statement Friday. Sources told POLITICO the meeting will take place on April 20. The crisis in and around Ukraine and the need to fully implement the Minsk Agreements will be on the agenda at meeting at the Alliance’s Brussels headquarters, the NATO statement said. Military...