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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    A lost year for Russia
    Mar11

    A lost year for Russia

    Russia has lost a year sinking into its economic degradation, dragging its feet over the withdrawal from the occupied territories in eastern Ukraine, and stepping into the quagmire of the Syrian chaotic war. It is the dubious ceasefire in Syria that keeps Russia in the focus of global media attention these days, as if the […] …read more...

    Ukraine could be agricultural ‘superpower’
    Mar11

    Ukraine could be agricultural ‘superpower’

    KYIV – Ukraine has signed a deal with U.S. agriculture giant Cargill to build a major grain-export terminal that Washington’s ambassador said could help turn the embattled country into an agricultural “superpower.” The $100 million deal with Ukraine’s M.V. Cargo firm came despite jitters over a political crisis in Kyiv this year and...

    Tymoshenko: Ukraine a ‘Corruption Conglomerate’
    Mar11

    Tymoshenko: Ukraine a ‘Corruption Conglomerate’

    Ukraine’s vehement former prime minister, Yulia Tymoshenko, says the leaders who came to power in the wake of 2014’s bloody upheavals is stifling the country by tolerating corruption …read more Source: ABC...

    Tymoshenko: Ukraine a ‘corruption conglomerate’
    Mar11

    Tymoshenko: Ukraine a ‘corruption conglomerate’

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    Captured Ukrainian military pilot who flipped off Russian judge ends hunger strike with drink of water
    Mar11

    Captured Ukrainian military pilot who flipped off Russian judge ends hunger strike with drink of water

    But she may have done so after falling for a trick by Russian intelligence agencies, her lawyer, Mark Feygin, later said …read more Source: Vancouver...

    Ukrainians Call for Actions, Not Words to End Corruption
    Mar11

    Ukrainians Call for Actions, Not Words to End Corruption

    Ukraine’s war drags on and the country continues to suffer the worst crisis of its post-Soviet era – one that many Ukrainians say is owed to corruption that made them vulnerable to Russian aggression. Two years after the Maidan Revolution sought to end corruption, many Ukrainians say they see improvements – but they also say the leadership...

    2 Yrs After Russia Annexes Crimea, Memories of Stalinist Attrocities
    Mar11

    2 Yrs After Russia Annexes Crimea, Memories of Stalinist Attrocities

    Two years after Russia annexed the Crimea peninsula from Ukraine, resentment is building among the region’s Tatars. The Muslim minority group is native to Crimea and many have been leaving the peninsula, saying Russian authorities are running them out of government jobs and taking away the autonomy that they once enjoyed under Ukrainian...

    Russia and Ukraine discuss prisoner transfers
    Mar11

    Russia and Ukraine discuss prisoner transfers

    The possible repatriation of a controversially jailed Ukrainian film maker raises hopes of a prisoner exchange for other high-profile detainees, including army pilot Nadia Savchenko …read more Source: The...

    FOR THE RECORD: Samantha Power on detention of Nadiya Savchenko
    Mar11

    FOR THE RECORD: Samantha Power on detention of Nadiya Savchenko

    Statement by Ambassador Samantha Power, U.S. permanent representative to the United Nations, on Russia’s continued detention and trial of Nadiya Savchenko. The statement was released by the U.S. Mission to the United Nations on March 9. Nadiya Savchenko, a former Ukrainian pilot and current member of Ukraine’s Parliament, was abducted...

    New thinking on religion and nation in a secular age
    Mar11

    New thinking on religion and nation in a secular age

    “Religion, Nation, and Secularization in Ukraine,” Edited by Martin Schulze Wessel and Frank E. Sysyn. Edmonton and Toronto: Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies Press, 2015. xi +174 pages. Index. Paperback, ISBN 978-1-894865-38-8. There is a great deal of scholarly literature on nation (and nationalism), as well as on religion in Ukraine....