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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Fears of new flareup in Ukraine as violence grows on frontline
    Nov11

    Fears of new flareup in Ukraine as violence grows on frontline

    PISKY, Ukraine: It’s been only two months since Yelena Krivonos stopped sleeping in her cellar to hide from shelling, but now that violence has ticked up in eastern Ukraine she is headed back underground. “Combat has begun again,” the 31-year-old mother of two said after taking warm clothing for herself and her children to the...

    Ukraine Sets November 29 As Date For Mariupol Elections
    Nov11

    Ukraine Sets November 29 As Date For Mariupol Elections

    Ukraine’s federal parliament voted November 10 to set November 29 as the date for local elections in the eastern city of Mariupol and the nearby town of Krasnoarmiisk. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    German ex-leader Schmidt, master of realpolitik, dead at 96
    Nov11

    German ex-leader Schmidt, master of realpolitik, dead at 96

    BERLIN (AFP) – Former West German chancellor Helmut Schmidt, who died Tuesday aged 96, was an inveterate European, master of realpolitik, and straight-talking elder statesman who commanded respect and headlines into his twilight years.Schmidt led then-West Germany from 1974 to 1982 as it rose to become a global economic powerhouse.A...

    Full court hearing over captured alleged Russian soldiers starts in Kiev
    Nov11

    Full court hearing over captured alleged Russian soldiers starts in Kiev

    A court in Ukraine has started hearing the case of two Russian nationals captured during fighting in the east. …read more Source:...

    Robert Legvold on the New Cold War, Interview with Columbia University Professor and Leading Russia Scholar
    Nov11

    Robert Legvold on the New Cold War, Interview with Columbia University Professor and Leading Russia Scholar

    Robert Legvold is a Marshall D Shulman Professor Emeritus at the Columbia University political science department. He is one of the world’s leading experts on the foreign policy of post-Soviet states, and a book reviewer for Foreign Affairs magazine. Previously, he served as the director of Soviet studies on the Council of Foreign Relations...

    Ukraine fails again to ban discrimination against gays (AFP)
    Nov11

    Ukraine fails again to ban discrimination against gays (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukraine’s parliament failed for the second time Tuesday to adopt a ban on anti-gay discrimination in the workplace, though it did vote in five other laws needed to secure visa-free travel to most EU nations. …read more Source: The West...

    Kyiv in race against time to pass anti-corruption laws as EU deadline looms
    Nov11

    Kyiv in race against time to pass anti-corruption laws as EU deadline looms

    The Ukrainian parliament has adopted another five of the anti-corruption measures necessary to liberalise EU visa requirements for Ukraine. The… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine Chooses Homophobia Over Europe
    Nov11

    Ukraine Chooses Homophobia Over Europe

    Ukrainians had a revolution to move closer to Europe. But they’re not ready to embrace European values. …read more Source: Foreign...

    World Briefing: 2 Accused of Being Russian Soldiers Appear in Court in Ukraine
    Nov11

    World Briefing: 2 Accused of Being Russian Soldiers Appear in Court in Ukraine

    The men, who confessed to being members of Russia’s military while recovering from wounds in captivity, told a Ukrainian court that they were unemployed, not soldiers. …read more Source: The New York...

    Fighting erupts as Ukraine tells troops to prepare for war
    Nov10

    Fighting erupts as Ukraine tells troops to prepare for war

    Ukraine’s fragile ceasefire was in danger of collapsing last night after a series of assaults on government positions by Russian-backed… …read more Source: The...