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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Do Ukraine’s Leaders Understand Freedom of the Press?
    Apr30

    Do Ukraine’s Leaders Understand Freedom of the Press?

    When it comes to the treatment of journalists, Kiev is starting to look a lot like Moscow. …read more Source: Foreign...

    Erekat Slams Eurovision Contest’s Palestinian Flag Ban
    Apr30

    Erekat Slams Eurovision Contest’s Palestinian Flag Ban

    PLO Secretary General Saeb Erekat slammed the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) on Saturday for banning the Palestinian flag from the 2016 Eurovision song contest, calling the ruling “discriminatory and a serious offense against our nation.” In a letter obtained by Ma’an addressed to EBU President Jean-Paul Philippot, Erekat expressed his...

    Two soldiers killed
    Apr30

    Two soldiers killed

    KIEV: Two Ukrainian soldiers were killed in fresh fighting between government forces and pro-Russian rebels in the east even as a new truce took effect, Kiev said on Saturday. “As a result of hostilities, over the past 24 hours two Ukrainian soldiers have been killed and four others wounded,” Ukraine’s military spokesman Andriy Lysenko told...

    Kosovo to get visa-free travel in the EU
    Apr30

    Kosovo to get visa-free travel in the EU

    Kosovo likely to join Turkey, Ukraine and Georgia as new beneficiaries of visa-free EU travel …read more Source: Financial...

    Caught on Video: The Moment Former Wrestling Champ Takes on Seven Officers During DUI Arrest in Ukraine
    Apr30

    Caught on Video: The Moment Former Wrestling Champ Takes on Seven Officers During DUI Arrest in Ukraine

    A former Ukrainian wrestler and Olympic champion had to be taken down by seven police officers after he resisted arrest for drunk driving. According to Metro, Vyacheslav Oliynyk was out celebrating his 50th birthday when officers pulled him over. A video of the incident shows the 1996 gold medalist lunging at one of the officers. Image source:...

    Caught on Video: The Moment Former Wrestling Champ Takes on Seven Officers During DUI Arrest in Ukraine
    Apr30

    Caught on Video: The Moment Former Wrestling Champ Takes on Seven Officers During DUI Arrest in Ukraine

    A former Ukrainian wrestler and Olympic champion had to be taken down by seven police officers after he resisted arrest for drunk driving. According to Metro, Vyacheslav Oliynyk was out celebrating his 50th birthday when officers pulled him over. A video of the incident shows the 1996 gold medalist lunging at one of the officers. Image source:...

    Kyiv Sees No Elections in Eastern Ukraine Until Russians Leave
    Apr30

    Kyiv Sees No Elections in Eastern Ukraine Until Russians Leave

    A top Ukrainian official said that elections in eastern Ukraine are only possible after Ukraine’s sovereignty is renewed in the region and the Russia’s presence is eliminated in those territories. A deputy speaker of the Ukrainian Parliament, Oksana Syroyid, told VOA Friday that from the Ukrainian perspective, any elections under...

    Faces of Chernobyl: A Blighted Future?
    Apr30

    Faces of Chernobyl: A Blighted Future?

    This year marks the 30th anniversary of the Chernobyl disaster, a catastrophe at the then-Soviet nuclear power plants that saw vast amounts of radioactive particles leaked into the atmosphere, blighting the surrounding area of Ukraine, Belarus and parts of Russia. While the tragedy highlighted the dangers of nuclear power to both people and the...

    Ukraine crisis: Troops killed in east despite truce
    Apr30

    Ukraine crisis: Troops killed in east despite truce

    Clashes leave two soldiers dead and four wounded, just hours after truce approved by both sides in Minsk takes effect. …read more Source: AL...

    Cold War-style hotline with NATO, Moscow over Ukraine
    Apr30

    Cold War-style hotline with NATO, Moscow over Ukraine

    With two soldiers killed in Ukraine in fresh fighting, tension has risen with NATO feeling the need for a Cold War-style hotlines with Moscow to avoid clashes …read more Source: World...