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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Year after murder, Russian opposition pays respects to slain Kremlin critic
    Feb27

    Year after murder, Russian opposition pays respects to slain Kremlin critic

    Thousands of Russians prepared today to honour the memory of opposition politician Boris Nemtsov who was gunned down near the Kremlin a year ago in the highest-profile assassination of Vladimir Putin’s rule. Anti-Kremlin activists urged ordinary Russians to join them on a memorial march through central Moscow, with other commemorative...

    Nanga Parbat scaled for initial time in winter
    Feb27

    Nanga Parbat scaled for initial time in winter

    PHOTO: TWITTER ISLAMABAD: In a ancestral attempt, mountaineers from Pakistan, Spain and Italy have managed to stand a feared Nanga Parbat for a initial time in a winter season. “Ali Sadpara (Pakistan,) Alex Txikon (Spain) and Simone Moro (Italy) have reached a tip of Nanga Parbat,” Karrar Haidri, a orator of a Alpine Club of Pakistan told AFP,...

    US college backs professor’s free speech rights after anti-Semitic rants
    Feb27

    US college backs professor’s free speech rights after anti-Semitic rants

    Joy Karega, an assistant professor of rhetoric and composition, had made comments accusing Israel and ‘Rothschild-led bankers’ of responsibility for downing a Malaysian airliner over Ukraine in 2014. …read more Source: The Jerusalem...

    True grip: Ukrainian pulls five tramcars with his teeth
    Feb27

    True grip: Ukrainian pulls five tramcars with his teeth

    LVIV (AFP) – All it took was a steel cable and a set of very strong front teeth.A Ukrainian children’s doctor pulled five tramcars over a stretch of 14 metres (46 feet) Friday in a stunt in Lviv aimed at drawing attention to Russia’s annexation of Crimea in 2014.The 38-tonne weight was pulled by 34-year-old Oleg Skavysh —...

    Boris Nemtsov (1959-2015)
    Feb27

    Boris Nemtsov (1959-2015)

    In memory of Boris Nemtsov, a hero not only of his country but of what I would call the Democratic International, I would like to offer a few broad conclusions that I have drawn from the horror of his fate. These are all sobering conclusions; but our times are schooling us in a new sobriety about history. We are learning, too, to be more sober...

    US defense officials are worried about North Korea
    Feb27

    US defense officials are worried about North Korea

    REUTERS/Kyla Gifford/U.S. Air Force Photo/Handout via ReutersVANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. (Reuters) – Senior U.S. defense officials voiced concern about North Korea’s nuclear ambitions on Friday as they toured American missile defense sites a day after watching the military test-fire its second intercontinental ballistic missile...

    Climbers make first winter ascent of Nanga parbat
    Feb27

    Climbers make first winter ascent of Nanga parbat

    ISLAMABAD (AFP) -Climbers from Pakistan, Spain and Italy have become the first mountaineers to scale Nanga Parbat, Pakistans Killer Mountain and second highest peak after K2, in winter, a mountaineering official said Friday.Alex Txikon (Spain), Ali Sadpara (Pakistan) and Simone Moro (Italy) have reached the top of Nanga Parbat, Karrar Haidri,...

    Ukraine Pressured by Corruption, Renewed Fighting
    Feb27

    Ukraine Pressured by Corruption, Renewed Fighting

    Two years ago, Ukraine’s Maidan Revolution sought to do away with a corrupt oligarchy and put the country on the path toward a Western-style democratic society. But the reform-minded government is now under pressure as corruption persists and Russia shows no signs of letting up its attempts to destabilize the country. VOA Europe...

    Exiles from the Crimea make a new life in Lviv
    Feb27

    Exiles from the Crimea make a new life in Lviv

    When Russia annexed Crimea, many from the Tatar minority fled, fearing oppression …read more Source: The Irish...

    He Killed for the Maidan
    Feb27

    He Killed for the Maidan

    Here’s why my news organization decided to shed some light on a dark moment in Ukraine’s revolution. …read more Source: Foreign...