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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Juncker: Europe Needs Better Relations With Russia
    Oct08

    Juncker: Europe Needs Better Relations With Russia

    European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has said Europe must improve its relationship with Russia. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    UN: Polio Vaccines in Ukraine Safe Despite Local Concerns
    Oct08

    UN: Polio Vaccines in Ukraine Safe Despite Local Concerns

    The World Health Organization says it’s worried that millions of doses of polio vaccine might be wasted in Ukraine after a patient group raised concerns that the doses are unsafe.The U.N. health agency announced last month that the crippling disease had been identified in… …read more Source:...

    U.K. Defense Secretary announces more support for Ukraine
    Oct08

    U.K. Defense Secretary announces more support for Ukraine

    Ryan MaassBRUSSELS, Oct. 8 (UPI) — The U.K. will step up troop deployment to the Baltic states and increase training for Ukraine’s soldiers, the country’s Defense Secretary announced on Thursday. …read more Source: United Press...

    Svetlana Alexievich Wins 2015 Nobel Prize for Literature
    Oct08

    Svetlana Alexievich Wins 2015 Nobel Prize for Literature

    By Yasyn Mouhir Marrakech – The Swedish Academy announced on Thursday, October 8, Belarusian Svetlana Alexievich as the winner of the 2015 Nobel Prize for Literature. The author and journalist was rewarded “for her polyphonic writings, a monument to suffering and courage in our time”. Svetlana Alexievich was born on May 31, 1948 in Ukraine. She...

    War Crimes in 2008 Russia-Georgia Conflict  Probed
    Oct08

    War Crimes in 2008 Russia-Georgia Conflict Probed

    The Hague-based International Criminal Court (ICC) said Thursday that its prosecutor has called for an inquiry into allegations of war crimes committed during the Russia-Georgia conflict in 2008. A three-member pre-trial chamber of the court is expected to review the notification from Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda of her intention “to submit a...

    Alexievich wins Nobel Literature Prize
    Oct08

    Alexievich wins Nobel Literature Prize

    Svetlana Alexievich Belarussian writer Svetlana Alexievich won the 2015 Nobel Literature Prize on Thursday, honoured for her work chronicling the horrors of war and life under the repressive Soviet regime. The Swedish Academy hailed the 67-year-old ‘for her polyphonic writings, a monument to suffering and courage in our time’. Alexievich...

    NATO head sees ‘troubling escalation’ of Russian activity in Syria
    Oct08

    NATO head sees ‘troubling escalation’ of Russian activity in Syria

    NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said Thursday there had been a “troubling escalation” in Russian military activity in Syria, after Moscow dramatically expanded its air campaign. Stoltenberg also said that NATO was ready to deploy forces in key alliance member Turkey if needed after Ankara complained about a series of airspace violations...

    “Witnesses of Higher Oil Prices”
    Oct08

    “Witnesses of Higher Oil Prices”

    Last week, Russian President Vladimir Putin drew the world’s attention with his speech at the UN General Assembly in New York. To most Russia-watchers, the speech was a continuation of his confrontational performance in 2007, when he lobbed a litany of accusation and grievances at the United States and its NATO allies at the Munich Security...

    Russia’s other war in Eastern Europe
    Oct08

    Russia’s other war in Eastern Europe

    Sharifulin Valery/TASS/CP In the early stages of Russia’s initially covert invasion of Crimea last year, a woman outside the parliament in Simferopol told a Maclean’s reporter why she thought so little of the protesters in Kyiv, the Ukrainian capital, who had forced the departure of Ukraine’s pro-Russian president, Viktor...

    UN: Polio vaccines in Ukraine safe despite local concerns
    Oct08

    UN: Polio vaccines in Ukraine safe despite local concerns

    LONDON (AP) — The World Health Organization says it’s worried that millions of doses of polio vaccine might be wasted in Ukraine after a patient group raised concerns that the doses are unsafe. According to WHO guidelines, the vaccine must be kept frozen while being stored, although thawing and freezing are normal parts of transporting the...