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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Corruption? The developing world has bigger problems
    Apr26

    Corruption? The developing world has bigger problems

    Demonstrators in Quetzaltenango, Guatemala, protest against corruption in the country last year. 17th August, 2015 ©ROSENDO CASTILLO/NEWZULU/PA Images Few challenges in international development ignite as much passion as corruption. Perhaps ironically given the recent Panama Papers scandal, the UK government has encouraged the “zero tolerance”...

    Prominent journalist denied work permit in Ukraine
    Apr26

    Prominent journalist denied work permit in Ukraine

    MOSCOW (AP) — One of the most influential journalists on Ukrainian television was denied a work permit on Tuesday, authorities said. …read more Source: CNS...

    Russia officially bans Crimean Tatar Mejlis as ‘extremist’
    Apr26

    Russia officially bans Crimean Tatar Mejlis as ‘extremist’

    The Supreme Court of Russian-held Crimea has branded the Crimean Tatars’ self-governing body. …read more Source:...

    Europe Needs ‘Active’ NATO to Halt ‘Moscow Menace’: Polish Foreign Minister
    Apr26

    Europe Needs ‘Active’ NATO to Halt ‘Moscow Menace’: Polish Foreign Minister

    Poland’s Foreign Minister Witold Waszczykowski has urged NATO to be more active in the face of the “menace” posed by Russia, according to his article in politics journal Foreign Policy. Poland has been one of the strongest critics of Russian foreign policy since the annexation of Crimea in 2014 and it will host the next NATO summit in its...

    Prominent journalist denied work permit in Ukraine
    Apr26

    Prominent journalist denied work permit in Ukraine

    MOSCOW (AP) — One of the most influential journalists on Ukrainian television was denied a work permit on Tuesday, authorities said. Migration authorities said they wouldn’t extend the permit for Savik Shuster, host of a popular political talk show, because he failed to inform them of a tax investigation against him. Shuster, who was born...

    Chernobyl vs. Chornobyl: Why the different spellings?
    Apr26

    Chernobyl vs. Chornobyl: Why the different spellings?

    As Ukraine marks 30 years since the worst nuclear disaster in history, you may be confused to see the name of the explosion site spelled two different ways. Some readers may be accustomed used to seeing the Russian spelling, Chernobyl. However, The Canadian Press wire agency has transitioned to using the Ukrainian spelling, Chornobyl. …read...

    Crimean court bans ‘extremist’ Tatar governing body
    Apr26

    Crimean court bans ‘extremist’ Tatar governing body

    Ruling against Mejlis sparks fears of renewed crackdown against peninsula’s ethnic minorityThe top court in Crimea has banned the ruling body of the Crimean Tatar community, the Mejlis, branding it an extremist organisation in the latest move against the peninsula’s ethnic minority.The supreme court of Crimea, annexed by Russia from...

    Russian Prosecutor General Accuses ‘Right Sector’ of Using Social Media to Overthrow the Kremlin
    Apr26

    Russian Prosecutor General Accuses ‘Right Sector’ of Using Social Media to Overthrow the Kremlin

    One of the currently available VKontakte pages for the Ukrainian nationalist organization “Right Sector.” Image by Tetyana Lokot. In a new report, Russian Prosecutor General, Yuri Chaika, has publicly accused Ukrainian nationalist group “Right Sector” of attempts to use the Internet to stage mass unrest in Russia, in a bid to overthrow the...

    Georgia’s Hopes Of NATO Membership Recede
    Apr26

    Georgia’s Hopes Of NATO Membership Recede

    Any lingering hopes Georgia’s leaders may still have nurtured that the country would be formally offered a Membership Action Plan (MAP) at NATO’s Warsaw summit in July have been exposed as misplaced. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Those Who Live in Chernobyl’s Shadow Still Suffer
    Apr26

    Those Who Live in Chernobyl’s Shadow Still Suffer

    Residents say their plight is being ignored by Ukraine’s government. …read more Source: ABC...