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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    What a war with Russia might look like
    Oct05

    What a war with Russia might look like

    Vladimir Putin’s brazen moves in Syria and Ukraine raise new questions about America’s contingency plans. …read more Source: USA...

    NATO To Open Counterespionage Hub In Poland
    Oct05

    NATO To Open Counterespionage Hub In Poland

    NATO is reportedly set to open a counterespionage hub in Poland by the end of this year. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russian Court Upholds Prolongation Of Savchenko’s Arrest
    Oct05

    Russian Court Upholds Prolongation Of Savchenko’s Arrest

    A Russian court has rejected an appeal from Ukrainian military pilot Nadia Savchenko over an extension of her detention. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Global Displacement Spirals as Money Runs Out
    Oct05

    Global Displacement Spirals as Money Runs Out

    The U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees, Antonio Guterres, warns the number of people being displaced worldwide by conflict and persecution is spiraling at a time when aid agencies are too broke to help them. Speaking in Geneva, he opened the annual refugee conference with a plea for more financial support to tackle a myriad of global refugee...

    The U.S. and Russia, Syria and Ukraine: Neo-Cons vs. Liberal Interventionists
    Oct05

    The U.S. and Russia, Syria and Ukraine: Neo-Cons vs. Liberal Interventionists

    As it stands today, United States policy in Syria insists that President Bashar al-Assad must go. But if the U.S. succeeds and the Assad government is scattered to the wind it raises the question: Who will defend the ethnic and religious minorities in Syria from the Islamic State, the al-Nusra Front, and all the other heavily armed homicidal...

    Ukraine insists Russia must cede border by end of year (AFP)
    Oct05

    Ukraine insists Russia must cede border by end of year (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – President Petro Poroshenko has stressed that Ukraine must regain control of its eastern border by the end of December even if full implementation of a February peace deal with Russia is delayed until 2016. …read more Source: The West...

    Coming into Alignment
    Oct05

    Coming into Alignment

    Almost a year ago, a report on Sweden’s international defense cooperation, commissioned by the Swedish Defense Minister, was presented to the new Swedish government. The main conclusion of the report was that some Swedish policies should be reviewed and an official study of the pros and cons of NATO membership undertaken, preferably...

    Rival Ukraine forces confirm pullback
    Oct05

    Rival Ukraine forces confirm pullback

    Officials confirm that Ukrainian government forces and pro-Russian rebels are withdrawing tanks and other weapons from the line of contact. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine Economy To Fall? Gross Domestic Product To Shrink By 12%, Says World Bank
    Oct05

    Ukraine Economy To Fall? Gross Domestic Product To Shrink By 12%, Says World Bank

    Ukraine’s gross domestic product was expected to fall by 12 percent by the end of this year further than the 7.5 percent predicted in April, reported the World Bank Monday. The continuing conflict in eastern Ukraine as well as an “unfavorable global economic environment” were the main reasons behind the Bank’s new prediction....

    [Ticker] Luxembourg PM meets Russian leaders
    Oct05

    [Ticker] Luxembourg PM meets Russian leaders

    Luxembourg PM Xavier Bettel will, on Monday, in Sochi, Russia, meet Russian PM Dmitry Medvedev to discuss EU-Russia sanctions, the Tass news agency reports. He will meet Russian president Vladimir Putin on Tuesday. Luxembourg currently chairs the EU presidency. EU economic sanctions on Russia are due to expire in January. …read more Source:...