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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Rebels accuse Ukrainian government of using heavy weaponry
    Nov06

    Rebels accuse Ukrainian government of using heavy weaponry

    MOSCOW (AP) — Separatist rebels in eastern Ukraine on Friday accused government forces of shelling residential areas under their control with heavy artillery, while Ukrainian forces also accused the rebels of violating the ongoing cease-fire. …read more Source: CNS...

    The sine qua non safeguards for Donetsk-Luhansk elections
    Nov06

    The sine qua non safeguards for Donetsk-Luhansk elections

    On October 27 in the Minsk Contact Group, the Ukrainian delegation presented a concept document to serve as a basis for the “law on local elections in the temporarily occupied areas” of Ukraine’s Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts (see article on page 3 of this issue). President Petro Poroshenko has personally authorized this concept and mandated...

    Minsk process refloats Donetsk-Luhansk election plans
    Nov06

    Minsk process refloats Donetsk-Luhansk election plans

    Recasting Russia’s armed proxies as democratic mandate-holders – and tutoring them to look like that on an election’s schedule – is an innovation of the Minsk armistice and ensuing negotiations on the status of the occupied territories in Ukraine’s east. Russia had never seriously attempted to sell this approach to Western...

    Designers from Spain, Morocco, Ukraine win OSCE competition on climate change
    Nov06

    Designers from Spain, Morocco, Ukraine win OSCE competition on climate change

    VIENNA – The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) on October 14 announced the winners of its visual design contest to help raise awareness about the security risks linked to climate change. Co-sponsored by eYeka, a global community of creative designers, the OSCE competition attracted 125 entries from 22 OSCE participating...

    Canada’s World War I internment operations remembered with historical marker in Kyiv
    Nov06

    Canada’s World War I internment operations remembered with historical marker in Kyiv

    KYIV – The first-ever bilingual historical marker recalling Canada’s national internment operations of 1914-1920 was unveiled at the Ukrainian Catholic Cathedral of the Resurrection of Christ on October 28 and blessed by Patriarch Sviatoslav. On a previous visit to Canada, Patriarch Sviatoslav agreed it would be appropriate to display a...

    Ukraine Is in Danger of Becoming a Failed State
    Nov06

    Ukraine Is in Danger of Becoming a Failed State

    Corruption and political turmoil have squandered revolution’s potential. …read more Source:...

    Podcast: Talking Security In Warsaw
    Nov06

    Podcast: Talking Security In Warsaw

    The Power Vertical Podcast visits the Warsaw Security Forum. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Kolomoisky ally Korban is arrested
    Nov06

    Kolomoisky ally Korban is arrested

    KYIV – Ukrainian authorities on October 31 arrested and detained Hennadiy Korban, a longtime business associate and political confidante of Igor Kolomoisky, Ukraine’s second-biggest oligarch. Arrested at his home in Dnipropetrovsk, Mr. Korban was charged with stealing from the private Country Defense Fund, as well as organizing the...

    November 10, 1990
    Nov06

    November 10, 1990

    November 10, 1990, marked the conclusion of the “National Week to Commemorate the Victims of the Famine in Ukraine, 1932-1933,” as proclaimed by President George H.W. Bush. The U.S. Congress, by Senate Joint Resolution 329, designated the week of November 3-10 to commemorate the victims of the famine, and requested that President Bush issue a […]...

    More Ukrainians forced to flee violence in their country than Syrians in theirs
    Nov06

    More Ukrainians forced to flee violence in their country than Syrians in theirs

    Because of Russian actions, more than 3 million Ukrainians have fled the Donbas and Crimea either to other parts of Ukraine, thus becoming internally displaced persons, or to Russia and other countries – a number that is “much larger than” the refugee flow into Europe from the Middle East, Yevgeny Kiselyov says. In a post […] …read more...