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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Why Europe shouldn’t cooperate with Russia’s economic bloc
    Dec17

    Why Europe shouldn’t cooperate with Russia’s economic bloc

    There are several encouraging developments in the European Union’s position on Ukraine and Russia. This week, EU leaders are expected to renew sanctions against Russia for its ongoing invasion of and aggression against Ukraine. Effective next month, the EU’s trade deal with Ukraine will kick in, after a year’s delay to placate...

    Putin admits Russian military presence in Ukraine for first time
    Dec17

    Putin admits Russian military presence in Ukraine for first time

    Russian president concedes military intelligence officers were operating in the country but insists it’s not the same as regular Russian troopsVladimir Putin has for the first time admitted the presence of Russian military specialists in east Ukraine. Russia has repeatedly denied a military presence in the conflict, despite overwhelming...

    Savchenko Goes On Hunger Strike As Detention Is Extended
    Dec17

    Savchenko Goes On Hunger Strike As Detention Is Extended

    Ukrainian military pilot Nadia Savchenko, who is in detention in Russia after being accused of involvement in the death of two Russian journalists, has gone on a hunger strike. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Border service plenipotentiaries to resolve problems at Belarusian-Ukrainian border
    Dec17

    Border service plenipotentiaries to resolve problems at Belarusian-Ukrainian border

    The document was signed in Kiev on 4 May 2015. It will stay in effect until Belarus and Ukraine sign the agreement on the state border regime. …read more Source:...

    Russia did have people in Ukraine doing ‘certain military tasks’: Putin
    Dec17

    Russia did have people in Ukraine doing ‘certain military tasks’: Putin

    Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday that Russia did have personnel in eastern Ukraine who were carrying out certain military tasks but denied Moscow had deployed regular troops there. …read more Source: Channel...

    Putin – Russia did have people in Ukraine doing 'certain military tasks'
    Dec17

    Putin – Russia did have people in Ukraine doing 'certain military tasks'

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday that Russia did have personnel in eastern Ukraine who were carrying out certain military tasks but denied Moscow had deployed regular troops there. …read more Source: The...

    Savchenko Goes on Hunger Strike Again
    Dec17

    Savchenko Goes on Hunger Strike Again

    The Russian court has extended custody of Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko until April 16, 2016. …read more Source:...

    Putin says Russia wants conflict in eastern Ukraine be settled as quickly as possible
    Dec17

    Putin says Russia wants conflict in eastern Ukraine be settled as quickly as possible

    MOSCOW (AP) ” Putin says Russia wants conflict in eastern Ukraine be settled as quickly as possible. …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Putin: Russia did have people in Ukraine doing ‘certain military tasks’
    Dec17

    Putin: Russia did have people in Ukraine doing ‘certain military tasks’

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday that Russia did have personnel in eastern Ukraine who were carrying out certain military tasks but denied Moscow had deployed regular troops there. …read more Source:...

    Putin says Russia will discuss exchange of prisoners with Ukraine
    Dec17

    Putin says Russia will discuss exchange of prisoners with Ukraine

    MOSCOW (AP) ” Putin says Russia will discuss exchange of prisoners with Ukraine. …read more Source: The New Zealand...