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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Russian market blights Ecco’s 2015 results
    Mar11

    Russian market blights Ecco’s 2015 results

    The Danish shoe company Ecco saw progress in 2015, but its financial results revealed that it had a difficult time on the Russian market. Ecco enjoyed a turnover of almost 10 billion kroner and profit of about 850 million kroner despite sales in Russia being halved. “2015 was characterised by Ecco successfully launching innovative collections and...

    How Russia Saw the ‘Red Line’ Crisis
    Mar11

    How Russia Saw the ‘Red Line’ Crisis

    Russian President Vladimir Putin in Valdai, Russia ReutersSince the summer of 2013, when President Obama walked up to the red line over the use of chemical weapons in Syria and then pivoted away from it, it’s become something of a truism among Washington hawks that this bit of cowardice paved the way for Russia’s Vladimir Putin to...

    I’m Gonna Miss This President When He’s Gone
    Mar11

    I’m Gonna Miss This President When He’s Gone

    The foreign policy that President Obama describes in his extraordinary series of interviews with Jeffrey Goldberg is pretty much exactly the foreign policy that I would support – far more so than the foreign policy that the Obama Administration has actually followed. To some degree, that divergence exists because the President himself has changed...

    Russia may have tricked Ukrainian pilot into drinking water during hunger strike
    Mar11

    Russia may have tricked Ukrainian pilot into drinking water during hunger strike

    A Ukrainian pilot on trial in Russia has agreed to take water but will continue a hunger strike following an appeal by Ukraine’s president. …read more Source: FOX...

    The Middle East Is Unraveling—and Obama Offers Words
    Mar11

    The Middle East Is Unraveling—and Obama Offers Words

    Anti-government protesters pray at Tahrir Square in Cairo. Amr Dalsh / ReutersJeffrey Goldberg has conducted the most extensive autopsy of President Obama’s foreign policy—and revealed that it is based on the doctrine that the best leader is the one who leads the least, and contemplates and talks the most. Obama is an impressive wordsmith....

    Ukraine referendum backers lose court case over polling stations
    Mar11

    Ukraine referendum backers lose court case over polling stations

    Supporters of the Dutch referendum on the EU’s treaty with Ukraine have again failed in their legal efforts to force… …read more Source:...

    Russians to stop shipping gas to Serbia via Ukraine in 2019
    Mar11

    Russians to stop shipping gas to Serbia via Ukraine in 2019

    Serbia will definitely be left without Russian gas shipped through Ukraine in 2019, “and will by then have to find a way to get gas.”Director of Serbia’s state-owned gas enterprise Srbijagas Dusan Bajatovic said this during Friday’s regional Conference “Energy efficiency and perspectives”, organized by Color...

    Crimea’s Forgotten Children Fight Back
    Mar11

    Crimea’s Forgotten Children Fight Back

    Repressed by Russia and abandoned by Ukraine, Crimean Tatars have turned to a low-level insurgency campaign in a bid not to be ignored. …read more Source: Foreign...

    A truly bone-chilling GOP debate: Why the most sedate one yet was also the scariest
    Mar11

    A truly bone-chilling GOP debate: Why the most sedate one yet was also the scariest

    Last night, GOP held its 547th presidential primary debate, once again featuring the final four, Trump, Cruz, Rubio and Kasich. It was a debate like no others we’ve seen, Shocking, in fact. Trump didn’t call anyone a nasty name. Nobody called anyone a liar. There were no fireworks at all. But that wasn’t what was shocking. It...

    Ukraine asks German doctors to examine pilot jailed in Russia (AFP)
    Mar11

    Ukraine asks German doctors to examine pilot jailed in Russia (AFP)

    Kiev (Ukraine) (AFP) – Ukraine said Friday it had asked German doctors to check on the health of Nadiya Savchenko, who has agreed to drink water but is still not eating in protest at her Russian trial. …read more Source: The West...