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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Russia just cut off Ukraine’s gas supply and this could be bad news for Europe
    Nov25

    Russia just cut off Ukraine’s gas supply and this could be bad news for Europe

    Russia’s relations with Ukraine have soured since Moscow’s annexation of Crimea in March 2014, and now the two countries are fighting about gas… …read more Source:...

    Behind Russian jet downing lies deep schism over defining Syria’s ‘terrorists’
    Nov25

    Behind Russian jet downing lies deep schism over defining Syria’s ‘terrorists’

    The shooting down of a Russian warplane by Turkish F-16s is not just about a 17-second airspace violation or Ankara proving willing to defend its territorial sovereignty. The incident also highlights Russia’s consistent regional and international antagonism and draws attention to an issue as equally contentious as the fate of Syrian...

    Russia’s Gazprom halts gas delivery to Ukraine
    Nov25

    Russia’s Gazprom halts gas delivery to Ukraine

    Russia’s Gazprom announces that it is halting natural gas supply to Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Karabakh’s soccer refugees take on Europe
    Nov25

    Karabakh’s soccer refugees take on Europe

    AUTHOR’S NOTE: “Qarabağ Futbol Klubu” is the Azerbaijani name for the soccer team from the town of Ağdam that is the subject of this piece. “Qarabağ” is the original Azerbaijani spelling of the mountainous region of western Azerbaijan that is usually rendered as “Karabakh’ in English. In this piece, “Qarabağ” will be used throughout...

    PM Borissov: pressure along gas pipeline to Bulgaria down
    Nov25

    PM Borissov: pressure along gas pipeline to Bulgaria down

    Pressure along the gas pipeline to Bulgaria is down after Russia has cut off gas supplies to Ukraine. A meeting has been called in Sofia to discuss the problem and Energy Minister Temenuzhka Petkova has briefed the meeting about the situation. Premier Boyko Borissov who is on a visit to China has said that Bulgaria has taken precautions to avoid...

    What is Putinism?
    Nov25

    What is Putinism?

    In the early 2000s, Vladimir Putin seemed to be a pragmatic politician. However, since then his actions have become weighed down with an anti-Western ideology nourished by references to certain conservative Russian philosophers. Could he have taken a step backwards when he became a point of reference for all the “non-aligned” and...

    Casillas blunders as Porto blow chance to qualify
    Nov25

    Casillas blunders as Porto blow chance to qualify

    A blunder by Iker Casillas helped Dynamo Kiev seal a 2-0 win away to Porto in the Champions League which threw Group G wide open on Tuesday and left the hosts in danger of missing out on the knockout stage. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine halts Russian gas purchases, closes its airspace
    Nov25

    Ukraine halts Russian gas purchases, closes its airspace

    Ukraine has banned all Russian airlines from transiting its airspace, Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk said Wednesday. …read more Source: Channel...

    Ukraine bans Russia's airlines from crossing its airspace
    Nov25

    Ukraine bans Russia's airlines from crossing its airspace

    NNA – Ukraine on Wednesday (Nov 25) banned all Russian airlines from crossing its airspace, the latest escalation between the two neighbours 19 months into a separatist war in the east of the former …read more Source: National News...

    Ukraine stops buying Russian gas, closes airspace
    Nov25

    Ukraine stops buying Russian gas, closes airspace

    The headquarters of Russia’s state-run natural gas giant Gazprom in Moscow, Russia, June 16, 2014. (AP/Pavel Golovkin)Tensions between Russia and Ukraine escalated further on Wednesday as Ukraine decided to stop buying Russian natural gas — hoping to rely on supplies from other countries — and closed its airspace to its eastern...