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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    What Is Going on in Ukraine Now?
    Jan18

    What Is Going on in Ukraine Now?

    On the face of it, the conflict in Ukraine seems to have stabilized somewhat. Sporadic shelling aside, the last few months of 2015 saw the “hot” phase of the conflict in eastern Ukraine wind down to a relative calm. Both parties’ forces have been slowly withdrawing in accordance with the latest ceasefire agreement, and while there were some...

    The Cyberattack on Ukraine’s Power Grid Is a Warning of What’s to Come
    Jan18

    The Cyberattack on Ukraine’s Power Grid Is a Warning of What’s to Come

    When more than 100,000 people in and around the Ukrainian city of Ivano-Frankivsk were left without power for six hours, the Ukrainian energy ministry accused Russia of launching a cyberattack on the country’s national energy grid. Now reports released by security researchers from the SANS Industrial Control Systems team and the Industrial...

    4 members of Ukrainian family among dead in Burkina Faso
    Jan17

    4 members of Ukrainian family among dead in Burkina Faso

    MOSCOW (AP) — Four members of a Ukrainian family, including a 9-year-old child, were among those killed when al-Qaida fighters attacked a popular cafe and hotel in Burkina Faso’s capital of Ouagadougou, Ukraine’s foreign minister said Sunday. The Italian foreign ministry said in a statement Sunday the 9-year-old son of Gaetano...

    Integrating Muslims into Europe ‘Practically Impossible’, Czech President Zeman Says
    Jan17

    Integrating Muslims into Europe ‘Practically Impossible’, Czech President Zeman Says

    Czech Republic President Milos Zeman, known for his staunchly anti-migrant stance, has said that the Muslim community cannot be integrated into the European society. “The experience of Western European countries which have ghettos and excluded localities shows that the integration of the Muslim community is practically impossible,”...

    Survivors recall narrow escape from Burkina Faso attack
    Jan17

    Survivors recall narrow escape from Burkina Faso attack

    OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) — As al-Qaida fighters attacked the cafe where he worked, Clement Djiguende was saved by chance: A jihadist who had been firing at patrons simply ran out of bullets. The gun stuck for a moment. Then the militant, dressed in black and a turban, tried several times to reload. That’s when Djiguende and another...

    Ukraine truimph to go level at the top of World Cup standings
    Jan17

    Ukraine truimph to go level at the top of World Cup standings

    Winter Olympic champions Olena Pidhrushna and Valj Semerenko helped Ukraine to biathlon 4.6km relay World Cup victory in Ruhpolding, Germany on Sunday. With compatriots Iryna Varvynets and Yiliia Dzhima completing the quartet, Ukraine clocked 1 hour 16 minutes 14.2 seconds to clinch victory. Hosts Germany had to settle for second place as Karolin...

    OSCE monitors fired upon in east Ukraine
    Jan17

    OSCE monitors fired upon in east Ukraine

    The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE), which keeps a tab on ceasefire in Ukraine, says its monitors have come under fire during an assessment mission in the country’s war-torn east. …read more Source: Iran...

    Lt.-Col. Tim Arsenault assumes command of Joint Task Force-Ukraine from Lt.-Col. Jason Guiney
    Jan17

    Lt.-Col. Tim Arsenault assumes command of Joint Task Force-Ukraine from Lt.-Col. Jason Guiney

    Lieutenant-Colonel Tim Arsenault assumed command on Sunday of Joint Task Force-Ukraine (JTF-U) from Lieutenant-Colonel Jason Guiney during a ceremony which took place at the International Peacekeeping and Security Centre in Starychi, Ukraine, as part of Operation UNIFIER, Canada’s military training mission in Ukraine. As commander of JTF-U,...

    OSCE monitors fired upon in east Ukraine
    Jan17

    OSCE monitors fired upon in east Ukraine

    The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE), which keeps a tab on ceasefire in Ukraine, says its monitors have come under fire during an assessment mission in the country’s war-torn east. According to the reports, the organization said the incident occurred on Saturday when its observers’ vehicle was hit with...

    4 members of Ukrainian family among dead in Burkina Faso
    Jan17

    4 members of Ukrainian family among dead in Burkina Faso

    MOSCOW (AP) — Four members of a Ukrainian family, including a 9-year-old child, were among those killed when al-Qaida fighters attacked a popular cafe and hotel in Burkina Faso’s capital of Ouagadougou, Ukraine’s foreign minister said Sunday. …read more Source: U.S....