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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Exclusive: Hackers may have wider access to Ukrainian industrial facilities
    Jan27

    Exclusive: Hackers may have wider access to Ukrainian industrial facilities

    KIEV (Reuters) – Hackers were able to attack four sections of Ukraine’s power grid with malware late last year because of basic security lapses and they could take down other industrial facilities at any time, a consultant to government investigators said. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine Seeks Consultations of Budapest Memorandum Signatories
    Jan27

    Ukraine Seeks Consultations of Budapest Memorandum Signatories

    Ukraine’s Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin says Ukraine is proposing to hold consultations between the Budapest Memorandum signatory states following Russian FM Sergey Lavrov’s statement that Moscow never violated it. …read more Source:...

    PM in Kiev: Full support for Ukraine continues to be among EU’s primary tasks
    Jan27

    PM in Kiev: Full support for Ukraine continues to be among EU’s primary tasks

    At his meeting with Ukraine’s Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk in Kiev Tuesday, Prime Minister Taavi Rõivas said that rumours of Russia’s more constructive approach towards Ukraine are severely exaggerated, as Russia has unfortunately taken no real direct steps towards a restoration of the territorial integrity of Ukraine. …read...

    GOP Lawmakers Seek to End Purchase of Russian Rocket Engines
    Jan27

    GOP Lawmakers Seek to End Purchase of Russian Rocket Engines

    American tax dollars should not subsidize the purchase of Russian rocket engines because the sales help enrich the friends of President Vladimir Putin, say two senior Republican lawmakers who aim to reverse the current practice. House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., and Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., are introducing legislation Wednesday to...

    Belarus reaffirms readiness to create conditions for effective work of Ukraine groups
    Jan27

    Belarus reaffirms readiness to create conditions for effective work of Ukraine groups

    Belarusian Minister of Foreign Affairs Vladimir Makei reaffirmed Belarus’ readiness to create all the necessary conditions for effective work of the trilateral contact group on Ukraine and its working groups. …read more Source:...

    Lenin statue survives bomb plot in rebel Ukraine (AFP)
    Jan27

    Lenin statue survives bomb plot in rebel Ukraine (AFP)

    Donetsk (Ukraine) (AFP) – A Lenin statue escaped largely unharmed Wednesday after unidentified plotters tried to blow up the massive monument of the Soviet Union’s founder in the de facto capital of rebel Ukraine. …read more Source: The West...

    Freedom House: Armenia is under Russia’s negative influence
    Jan27

    Freedom House: Armenia is under Russia’s negative influence

    Armenia is in a very difficult region in terms of human rights protection, Arch Puddington, senior vice president for research at Freedom House, told the VoA Armenian Service. Presenting the findings of the Freedom in the World 2016, a flagship annual report by the independent watchdog organization, he said, Armenia is surrounded by countries,...

    Mass murder by muddle: the connections between the war and the Holocaust
    Jan27

    Mass murder by muddle: the connections between the war and the Holocaust

    The Holocaust was far from carefully planned, argues David Cesarani. Nazi policies were often “confused, contradictory, half-baked”. David Herman reviews Final Solution: the Fate of the Jews 1933-49 by David Cesarani. Last October, the historian David Cesarani died of a heart attack just weeks after an ­operation to remove a tumour on his spine....

    Commemoration Procession of Mikhail Zhizneuski in Kyiv
    Jan27

    Commemoration Procession of Mikhail Zhizneuski in Kyiv

    Commemoration march of Mikhail Zhizneuski, who died in the Maidan, was held in Kyiv. …read more Source:...

    Estonian PM in Kiev: supporting Ukraine is still one of Europe’s most important tasks
    Jan27

    Estonian PM in Kiev: supporting Ukraine is still one of Europe’s most important tasks

    European Union is not planning to recognize the annexation of Crimea also in the future and supporting Ukraine is still one of Europe’s most important tasks, Estonian Prime Minister Taavi Roivas said during a meeting with his Ukrainian counterpart Arseniy Yatsenyuk on Tuesday in Kiev, reports LETA/BNS. …read more Source: The Baltic...