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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Ukraine Far-Right Group Defaces KGB Monument
    Apr29

    Ukraine Far-Right Group Defaces KGB Monument

    Activists from the Organization of Ukrainian Nationalists defaced a Soviet-era monument dedicated to KGB officers in Kyiv. Members of the far-right group tried but failed to chisel off the nose of one face on April 28. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Finnish report highlights Russian threat of NATO membership
    Apr29

    Finnish report highlights Russian threat of NATO membership

    HELSINKI (AP) — Finland could expect “harsh” reactions from Russia if it decided to join NATO, but would be better off doing so together with neighboring Sweden, an expert panel told the Finnish government on Friday. In Moscow, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov warned of a “military-technical” response if its “neutral neighbors” became...

    Russia’s Lavrov Warns Sweden Against NATO Membership
    Apr29

    Russia’s Lavrov Warns Sweden Against NATO Membership

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has warned that Russia will implement new military measures in its northern territories should Sweden opt to join NATO. Currently, Sweden is an EU member but has chosen not to be a NATO member, opting to instead retain its policy of military non-alliance that it pursued during the Cold War. The crisis in...

    Week in pictures: From India’s drought to Syria carnage
    Apr29

    Week in pictures: From India’s drought to Syria carnage

    Nepal marked the anniversary of the devastating quake while Ukraine remembered victims of 1986 Chernobyl disaster. …read more Source: AL...

    UN says 9,333 killed since Ukraine conflict began
    Apr29

    UN says 9,333 killed since Ukraine conflict began

    Nearly 10,000 people have been killed and more than 20,000 injured since the Ukraine conflict began in April 2014, a top U.N. official said Thursday. …read more Source: Macedonian Information...

    The Morning Vertical, April 29, 2016
    Apr29

    The Morning Vertical, April 29, 2016

    Your daily roundup. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    UN says 9,333 killed since Ukraine conflict began
    Apr29

    UN says 9,333 killed since Ukraine conflict began

    Nearly 10,000 people have been killed and more than 20,000 injured since the Ukraine conflict began in April 2014, a top U.N. official said Thursday. …read more Source: WAVE 3...

    Ukraine’s working group on security reconvenes for talks in Minsk
    Apr29

    Ukraine’s working group on security reconvenes for talks in Minsk

    The previous round of talks of the trilateral contact group was held in the Belarusian capital on 20 April. …read more Source:...

    French National Assembly Votes to Lift Russian Sanctions
    Apr29

    French National Assembly Votes to Lift Russian Sanctions

    French parliamentarians approved a resolution not to renew sanctions on Russia, put in place after Moscow’s annexation of Crimea in 2014. Sanctions must be renewed by consent of the EU’s 28 members before the end of July and have so far been extended for two years. Countries with close economic ties to Russia, such as Hungary and...

    George Osborne cosies up to political journalists at Westminster correspondents dinner
    Apr29

    George Osborne cosies up to political journalists at Westminster correspondents dinner

    The Washington version of this dinner might get all the global attention (it’s happening tomorrow night), but George Osborne did his best to catch up on Thursday night, professing near endless love for journalists and entertaining them with swipes at his Tory leadership rival Boris Johnson. The Chancellor hasn’t had the smoothest of...