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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Carlsberg gaining inroads in eastern Europe
    May11

    Carlsberg gaining inroads in eastern Europe

    The Danish brewery Carlsberg posted a financial report for the first quarter today without out too many surprises. The beer producer saw a 2 percent increase in organic turnover growth to 13 billion kroner and has maintained its expectations for the rest of the year, thanks in part to a 20 percent growth in the eastern European market. “We...

    Eurovision Song Contest struggles to enforce politics ban
    May11

    Eurovision Song Contest struggles to enforce politics ban

    STOCKHOLM (AP) — You can croon about unrequited love, dance with unbridled passion or dress up in drag. Just keep politics out of it. Organizers of the Eurovision Song Contest say the annual kitsch-fest, which is watched by almost 200 million people in dozens of countries, is about having a good time, not making political statements. Yet it...

    Germany eyes truce extension in Ukraine talks
    May11

    Germany eyes truce extension in Ukraine talks

    Germany’s foreign minister said he hoped the warring sides in Ukraine’s conflict could agree to extend a shaky truce, ahead of peace talks in Berlin later Wednesday …read more Source: The Daily...

    Experts: Becoming a temporary Security Council member may not be worth the effort
    May11

    Experts: Becoming a temporary Security Council member may not be worth the effort

    One example of a temporary council member gaining from its position is Lithuania, which was on the council in 2014 and 2015. When Russian forces occupied Crimea, Lithuania was able to call a meeting of the UN’s General Assembly and put the matter on the agenda. …read more Source:...

    KVV Group denies any involvement of Kazmin in criminal activities
    May11

    KVV Group denies any involvement of Kazmin in criminal activities

    Ukraine’s KVV Group, the owner of the Latvian metallurgical plant KVV Liepajas Metalurgs, categorically rejects allegations about involvement of its co-owner, Yevgeny Kazmin, in financing of separatism in Ukraine or any other criminal activities in Ukraine and illegally occupied territories, informs LETA. …read more Source: The Baltic...

    Foreign ministers seek to revive stalled Ukraine talks
    May11

    Foreign ministers seek to revive stalled Ukraine talks

    BERLIN (AP) — Russia, Ukraine and France sent their top diplomats to Berlin on Wednesday to discuss ways of moving forward with the peace… …read more Source:...

    Foreign ministers hold Ukraine talks in Berlin
    May11

    Foreign ministers hold Ukraine talks in Berlin

    BERLIN (AP) — The foreign ministers of Russia, Ukraine, Germany and France are meeting in Berlin to discuss the situation in eastern Ukraine.German Foreign Minister …read more Source: Taiwan...

    Polanski producer and Holocaust survivor Gene Gutowski dies
    May11

    Polanski producer and Holocaust survivor Gene Gutowski dies

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Gene Gutowski, a Polish-American Holocaust survivor who was the producer of three films by director Roman Polanski in the 1960s and reunited with him decades later for the Oscar-winning Holocaust drama, “The Pianist,” has died. He was 90. Gutowski’s son, Adam Bardach, told The Associated Press that his father died of...

    Foreign ministers hold Ukraine talks in Berlin
    May11

    Foreign ministers hold Ukraine talks in Berlin

    BERLIN (AP) ” The foreign ministers of Russia, Ukraine, Germany and France are meeting in Berlin to discuss the situation in eastern Ukraine.German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said ahead of the talks Wednesday that… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine urges recognition of Crimean Tatar genocide
    May11

    Ukraine urges recognition of Crimean Tatar genocide

    Ukrainian parliament passes a statement urging international organizations to recognize Crimean Tatar genocide of 1944 and to condemn recent crackdown against the indigenous people of Crimea …read more Source: World...