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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Ukraine president's party to condemn government's performance – leader
    Feb16

    Ukraine president's party to condemn government's performance – leader

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko’s party will vote to criticise the performance of Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk’s government as “unsatisfactory” in a parliament vote, its leader Yuriy Lutsenko told parliament on Tuesday. …read more Source: The...

    EU lifts sanctions against Belarussian President Lukashenko
    Feb16

    EU lifts sanctions against Belarussian President Lukashenko

    The European Union has lifted most sanctions against Belarussian President Alexander Lukashenko and his administration officials, the EU Council said in a statement Monday, praising Belarus’s role at a time when Russia has been pushing to reestablish control over former Soviet republics, The Moscoe Times reports. Relations between...

    Crimea seeks to ban Tatar Majlis
    Feb16

    Crimea seeks to ban Tatar Majlis

    A prosecutor has presented request to the Crimean Supreme court to ban the Tatar governing body, the Majlis …read more Source: World...

    UK weather: Snow storms to batter Britain this week, leaving us colder than Ukraine and Iceland
    Feb16

    UK weather: Snow storms to batter Britain this week, leaving us colder than Ukraine and Iceland

    The Met Office also warned that heavy rain could see up to 40mm fall in northern parts of Britain …read more Source:...

    Russia militarizing Crimea
    Feb16

    Russia militarizing Crimea

    Recent drills have seen large-scale deployment of military equipment, weapons to peninsula …read more Source: World...

    Some 700 polling places shuttered on Ukraine referendum day
    Feb16

    Some 700 polling places shuttered on Ukraine referendum day

    About 10 percent of voting stations in the Netherlands will not be open for voting in the Ukraine referendum on April 6th, according to a survey done by NOS among the Dutch municipalities. The post Some 700 polling places shuttered on Ukraine referendum day appeared first on NL Times. …read more Source: NL...

    Ukrainian drug dealer is tortured after being caught by pro-Russian rebels
    Feb16

    Ukrainian drug dealer is tortured after being caught by pro-Russian rebels

    WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT – The ‘punishment’ happened in the town of Communar, Donetsk Oblast, in southern Ukraine, which is currently occupied by pro-Russian rebels. …read more Source: Daily...

    M. Kukushkin advanced into quarterfinals of Delray Beach Open in men’s doubles
    Feb16

    M. Kukushkin advanced into quarterfinals of Delray Beach Open in men’s doubles

    ASTANA. KAZINFORM – Kazakhstani tennis player Mikhail Kukushkin playing in pair with Ilya Marchenko from Ukraine advanced into the quarterfinals of the Delray Beach Open in the USA in men’s doubles. The prize fund of the tournament is USD 576 900, Sports.kz informs. …read more Source:...

    New Trajectories of Civil Service Reform in Kazakhstan
    Feb16

    New Trajectories of Civil Service Reform in Kazakhstan

    The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. In December 2012, President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev presented his vision of Kazakhstan in 2050, which aims to enter the country in the top 30 most-developed countries. One of the priorities of this strategy is the formation of a professional state...

    Russia and Ukraine exchange restrictions on road hauliers
    Feb16

    Russia and Ukraine exchange restrictions on road hauliers

    On Russian and Ukrainian roads, several hundred lorries are not allowed to drive further as both countries have exchanged announcements on economic blockades after the Ukrainian government stated on February 15 that Russian lorries would no longer be allowed to transit through Ukraine. …read more Source: Baltic News...