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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Bite the bullet
    Mar17

    Bite the bullet

    Mr Poroshenko, not empty-handed A COLUMN of men in camouflage snaked through the streets of Ternopil, a sleepy town in western Ukraine, with a casket held aloft earlier this week. Yuri Dinya, a solider who died from wounds sustained in eastern Ukraine, was the latest casualty of a war that sputters along largely out of sight. Although the...

    The lady’s not for turning
    Mar17

    The lady’s not for turning

    ON MARCH 17th, as The Economist went to press, Angela Merkel was on her way to Brussels for a summit that may define her legacy as German chancellor. At her initiative, the 28 member states of the European Union were to agree to a controversial deal with Turkey that Mrs Merkel had earlier this month sold as a potential “breakthrough” in the...

    President Donald Trump Would Be A Global Threat On Par With Jihadi Terrorism, Warns Economic Research Firm
    Mar17

    President Donald Trump Would Be A Global Threat On Par With Jihadi Terrorism, Warns Economic Research Firm

    The prospect of Donald Trump becoming the president of the United States, and the ripple effect that would have on the world, is beginning to freak a lot of people out. A geopolitical research firm attempted to quantify that panic by ranking a possible Trump presidency on its list of risks to global economic security, on par with the rising...

    Ukraine Tears Down Giant Lenin Statue
    Mar17

    Ukraine Tears Down Giant Lenin Statue

    Ukraine has torn down its largest remaining statue of Soviet leader Vladimir Lenin. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    A Ukrainian-Georgian ‘Dance Battle’
    Mar17

    A Ukrainian-Georgian ‘Dance Battle’

    Dancers from two celebrated groups — Ukraine’s Virsky Ensemble and Georgia’s Rustavi Ensemble — are touring Ukrainian cities with an acrobatic dance showdown. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Let us not make Ukraine a forgotten crisis
    Mar17

    Let us not make Ukraine a forgotten crisis

    Today I am visiting Ukraine for the third time since I started my mandate as European Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management well over a year ago. My trip to eastern Ukraine comes at a time when the ongoing human suffering in the region is out of the spotlight of the international media. We cannot allow Ukraine to become a...

    European Commission may recommend establishing visa-free regime with Ukraine
    Mar17

    European Commission may recommend establishing visa-free regime with Ukraine

    Ukraine has carried out the necessary reforms for the European Commission to recommend establishing a visa-free regime between the European Union and Ukraine, announced EC President Jean-Claude Juncker on Thursday, 17 March. …read more Source: Baltic News...

    Putin Tells Obama Not to ‘Meddle’ in Savchenko Case
    Mar17

    Putin Tells Obama Not to ‘Meddle’ in Savchenko Case

    Russian President Vladimir Putin rejected U.S. President Barack Obama’s request that he free captured Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko, a Kremlin spokesman told the Interfax news agency. Savchenko is held in Russia under allegations of assisting in the killing of two Russian journalists, while fighting in Ukraine in 2014. Her verdict is due...

    Ukraine tears down giant Lenin statue, live on YouTube
    Mar17

    Ukraine tears down giant Lenin statue, live on YouTube

    KIEV (Reuters) – Exhaustive efforts to tear down Ukraine’s largest remaining monument to Vladimir Lenin bore fruit on Thursday when workers prised the late Soviet leader’s statue from its plinth in the southeastern city of Zaporizhzhya. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine tears down giant Lenin statue, live on YouTube
    Mar17

    Ukraine tears down giant Lenin statue, live on YouTube

    KIEV (Reuters) – Exhaustive efforts to tear down Ukraine’s largest remaining monument to Vladimir Lenin bore fruit on Thursday when workers prised the late Soviet leader’s statue from its plinth in the southeastern city of Zaporizhzhya. …read more Source:...