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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    [Investigation] The Donbass Paradox
    Dec10

    [Investigation] The Donbass Paradox

    Over half of major enterprises in Ukraine separatist zone of Donetsk and Luhansk “closed or seized”. …read more Source:...

    Twelve things you need to know about Brexit
    Dec10

    Twelve things you need to know about Brexit

    © illustrations by Tom Saffill The referendum on whether the UK will leave the European Union is likely to turn, in the end, on whether its interest in free trade with the continent will outweigh public hostility to unimpeded immigration from there. It may be a close call. Britain’s political elite has long prided itself on its embrace of...

    Georgia to get visa free regime in mid-2016, German newspaper reads
    Dec10

    Georgia to get visa free regime in mid-2016, German newspaper reads

    The European Union (EU) is planning to introduce visa free travel with Georgia and Ukraine by mid of 2016, reports German newspaper Die Welt citing an unidentified EU diplomat. …read more Source:...

    UN: Militants, ammunition and arms continue to enter Ukraine from Russia
    Dec10

    UN: Militants, ammunition and arms continue to enter Ukraine from Russia

    Weaponry and militants – including in some cases retired or former servicemen of the Russian Federation – continue to flow into rebel-seized areas of eastern Ukraine from Russia, a United Nations report stated on December 9. …read more Source: Baltic News...

    Ukraine’s Unfinished Plant Drains Romania’s Cash
    Dec10

    Ukraine’s Unfinished Plant Drains Romania’s Cash

    Romania is continuing to spend money on a unfinished steel plant in Ukraine, where work started decades ago and but shows no sign of being completed. …read more Source: Balkan...

    [Opinion] Russia, IS: EU values under attack
    Dec10

    [Opinion] Russia, IS: EU values under attack

    If the EU doesn’t support the Ukrainian people in their fight for freedom it not only betrays their belief in us, but the very values the EU is meant to uphold. …read more Source:...

    EBRD assesses economic implications of Russia’s sanctions against Turkey
    Dec10

    EBRD assesses economic implications of Russia’s sanctions against Turkey

    BISHKEK (TCA) — According to an assessment by EBRD economists, Russia’s sanctions against Turkey may reduce Turkey’s GDP growth in 2016 by around 0.3-0.7 percentage points, if they persist over the next year and are fully applied, with most of the impact related to tourism and occurring around the mid-year. The impact on...

    Champions League: Chelsea outclass Porto to ease pressure on Mourinho
    Dec10

    Champions League: Chelsea outclass Porto to ease pressure on Mourinho

    Jose Mourinho’s Chelsea turned from domestic whipping boys back to European stalwarts on Wednesday, beating his former club Porto 2-0 to top Champions League Group G. A 12th-minute own goal which rebounded off Ivan Marcano under pressure from Diego Costa and a well-worked second-half strike from Brazilian Willian ensured victory for the...

    World briefs: Merkel named Time’s Person of the Year
    Dec10

    World briefs: Merkel named Time’s Person of the Year

    NEW YORK — German Chancellor Angela Merkel has been named Time’s Person of the Year, praised Wednesday by the magazine for her leadership on everything from Syrian refugees to the Greek debt crisis. Time also cited Ms. Merkel’s strong response to “Vladimir Putin’s creeping theft of Ukraine” and on its cover called her...

    US General: Russia Has ‘Changed the Security Environment in Europe’
    Dec10

    US General: Russia Has ‘Changed the Security Environment in Europe’

    General Ben Hodges, the commanding general of U.S. Army Europe, sat down with VOA Pentagon correspondent Carla Babb to discuss Russian aggression in Ukraine, the Islamic State threat to European allies and U.S. women in combat. Hodges told VOA that Russia has “changed the security environment in Europe.” He said the Crimea crisis would be a...