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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Putin Woos The Euros
    Oct03

    Putin Woos The Euros

    Russian President Vladimir Putin met with European leaders and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko Friday to discuss further steps in de-escalating the conflict in Ukraine. The takeaway? The Minsk process, which was to see Ukraine get back control over its eastern border with Russia, will not complete by the end of the year. Part of the problem...

    Obama says Russia’s air strikes ‘strengthen IS’
    Oct03

    Obama says Russia’s air strikes ‘strengthen IS’

    US president Barack Obama has said the Russian bombing campaign in Syria in support of president Bashar al-Assad is driving moderate opposition underground and ‘only strengthening’ Islamic State. Obama said he rejected the Russian assertion that all armed opponents of the ‘brutal’ Assad were terrorists. Moscow insists its air strikes...

    Five-nation treaty for tribunal over MH17 in the works
    Oct03

    Five-nation treaty for tribunal over MH17 in the works

    Local workers stand next to pieces of wreckage from a Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 plane outside the Prosecutor General’s office in Donetsk, Ukraine, Sept 30 before the wreckage, believed to be from MH17, were transferred to Dutch investigators. — Reuters file photo NEW YORK: Malaysia may sign a treaty with four other nations to set up an...

    Smaller-weapons pullback begins in Ukraine
    Oct03

    Smaller-weapons pullback begins in Ukraine

    Separatist rebels and Ukrainian forces have begun pulling back smaller-calibre weapons from the front line, a step toward de-escalating a war that has killed more than 8,000 people. …read more Source: The Times of...

    Europe’s reality check
    Oct03

    Europe’s reality check

    Until a few weeks ago, Europeans believed they lived in a kind of sanctuary, insulated from the world’s current conflicts. Certainly, the news and images of drowned migrants were dreadful; but the tragedy occurring south of Italy, Greece, and Malta seemed a long way off. Syria’s brutal civil war, which has been raging for years,...

    Smaller-weapons Pullback Begins in Ukraine
    Oct03

    Smaller-weapons Pullback Begins in Ukraine

    Separatist rebels and Ukrainian forces have begun pulling back smaller-caliber weapons from the front line, a step toward de-escalating a war that has killed more than 8,000 people.Under an agreement reached week, tanks, artillery pieces and mortars with a caliber of less… …read more Source:...

    Pro-Russians in Ukraine’s Lugansk start pulling back tanks
    Oct03

    Pro-Russians in Ukraine’s Lugansk start pulling back tanks

    Po-Russia forces operating in Ukraine’s eastern region of Lugansk say they have begun pulling back tanks from the frontline with government troops. The self-proclaimed Lugansk People’s Republic (LPR) “has begun a withdrawal of tanks from the line of contact in accordance with” the peace deal signed between the two sides in Minsk,...

    News24.com | Ukraine army, rebels begin weapon pullout
    Oct03

    News24.com | Ukraine army, rebels begin weapon pullout

    Ukrainian army and pro-Russian rebels have begun pulling back weapons from a buffer zone in eastern Ukraine following a fresh agreement in Paris. …read more Source:...

    Putin the Terrible: Understanding Russia’s New Tsar
    Oct03

    Putin the Terrible: Understanding Russia’s New Tsar

    Russian President Vladimir Putin The first Russian monarch to claim the title of “Tsar” was Ivan IV (1530-1584). Tsar was a corruption of the Latin word Caesar, the title assumed by Roman emperors in classical antiquity. Ivan IV would go down in history with an additional moniker, Ivan the Terrible. It was under Ivan IV that the...

    Ukraine, pro-Russian rebels start withdrawing weapons
    Oct03

    Ukraine, pro-Russian rebels start withdrawing weapons

    The withdrawal process is yet to be verified by international monitors from the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe. …read more Source:...