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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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    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....

    Russia’s military wants to buy five dolphins for $25,000 and no, they don’t want to disclose why
    Mar11

    Russia’s military wants to buy five dolphins for $25,000 and no, they don’t want to disclose why

    KremlinThe Russian Ministry of Defense has announced plans that it is seeking to buy five young and healthy dolphins, Russian news sources reported this week. According to the Russian media company TASS, the defense ministry is willing to pay upwards of $25,000 for the dolphins. Specifically, the Kremlin is looking to buy two females and three...

    Coe Says It’s Too Early To Reinstate Russia Into IAAF
    Mar11

    Coe Says It’s Too Early To Reinstate Russia Into IAAF

    Sebastian Coe, president of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF), said at a meeting of the body in Monaco on March 11 that it needs more time to investigate Russian antidoping progress. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    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...