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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Malaysia Airlines bans checked baggage on some Europe flights
    Jan06

    Malaysia Airlines bans checked baggage on some Europe flights

    PHUKET: Malaysia Airlines said yesterday it has temporarily banned checked-in baggage on some flights to Europe because of “unreasonably strong head winds” on the longer routes it is having to take for safety reasons.The airline did not elaborate on the safety reasons behind its new flight paths to Europe, but one of its airliners was...

    Belarus refuses to support Russia over Crimea issue at the UN
    Jan06

    Belarus refuses to support Russia over Crimea issue at the UN

    Kolya Lukashenka and Vladimir Makei at the UN Efforts of the Belarusian diplomacy at the main part of the 70th session of the UN General Assembly at the end of 2015 brought mixed results. Alexander Lukashenka’s statements during the high-level segments of the session went largely unnoticed. Belarusian diplomats did rather well on the issues...

    The very first war photography was staged
    Jan06

    The very first war photography was staged

    …More about Photography, War, History, Us World, and Crimea …read more Source:...

    Coca-Cola has managed to upset both Russia and Ukraine with a social media blunder
    Jan06

    Coca-Cola has managed to upset both Russia and Ukraine with a social media blunder

    Coca-ColaAn apparently innocuous New Year message issued by Coca-Cola on social media has left consumers in Ukraine and Russia seeing red, following the decision to first include an image of the disputed territory of Crimea, before then erasing it. Russia annexed the peninsula in March 2014 at the height of a proxy war with the Ukraine, a move...

    Nigeria, four others end United Nations Security Council tenure
    Jan06

    Nigeria, four others end United Nations Security Council tenure

    The United Nations Security Council’s five non-permanent members including Nigeria, have ended their two year tenure in 2015. They will be replaced by Egypt, Japan, Ukraine, Uruguay and Senegal for the next two years up to 2017. Nigeria served as non-permanent member of the Security Council for the years 2013 to 2015, thus listing the The...

    Previously unknown texts of Malevich’s speeches discovered in Kiev
    Jan06

    Previously unknown texts of Malevich’s speeches discovered in Kiev

    “This is a landmark event for the cultural life of Kiev. Up to now, the Kiev period has been the least studied period of Kazimir Malevich’s creative life,” art manager, researcher of the artist’s works Tatyana Filevskaya noted. …read more Source:...

    Navy leader says ‘nukes’ essential to US survival
    Jan06

    Navy leader says ‘nukes’ essential to US survival

    WASHINGTON (AP) — In his blueprint for a stronger Navy, the sea service’s new top boss, Adm. John M. Richardson, is blunt about what he thinks matters most: nuclear punch. Battling terrorists is today’s problem, but in looking toward a farther horizon, Richardson wants a Navy built to counter unpredictable future threats from other...

    Ukraine imposes additional measures on border with Belarus in connetion with Russia’s ban on transit
    Jan06

    Ukraine imposes additional measures on border with Belarus in connetion with Russia’s ban on transit

    Ukraine adopted additional measures and reinforced the checkpoints on the Belarusian-Ukrainian border as Russia introduced a new regime of cargo transit to Kazakhstan (via Belarus). …read more Source:...

    Crimea children’s theatre forced to shut for ‘promoting western propaganda’
    Jan06

    Crimea children’s theatre forced to shut for ‘promoting western propaganda’

    Popular drama school complains of harassment from local officials who accused them of championing Ukrainian nationalism. RFE/RL reportsA popular children’s drama school that staged Ukrainian-language plays in Crimea is shutting down after what its founders describe as a campaign of harassment from local officials. Svitanok (Sunrise) taught...

    Coca-Cola’s Happy New Year upsets Russians and Ukrainians alike
    Jan06

    Coca-Cola’s Happy New Year upsets Russians and Ukrainians alike

    In a New Year’s message on VK, the most popular Russian social media network, Coca-Cola published a map of Russia that did not include Crimea. …read more Source: Muscat...