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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    In Ukraine, US defence chief accuses Moscow of seeking to ‘redraw borders by force’
    Aug26

    In Ukraine, US defence chief accuses Moscow of seeking to ‘redraw borders by force’

    US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Thursday the United States was committed to helping Ukraine’s military, and sanctions against Russia would remain in place until Moscow stops supporting rebels and returns Crimea. …read more Source: France...

    Migration overview: Most arrivals from Ukraine, most departures to Finland
    Aug26

    Migration overview: Most arrivals from Ukraine, most departures to Finland

    Most of the foreigners that entered Estonia in the past two years were either from Ukraine or Russia. The most popular country for those leaving the country is still Finland. In two years 18,254 people moved to Estonia, while 26,795 moved away. …read more Source:...

    Cease-Fire Violations Reported In Eastern Ukraine
    Aug26

    Cease-Fire Violations Reported In Eastern Ukraine

    The Ukrainian military and Russia-backed separatists have accused each other of violating a cease-fire established ahead of the start of the new school year. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Belarus court clears way for building of luxury apartments atop former Jewish cemeteries
    Aug26

    Belarus court clears way for building of luxury apartments atop former Jewish cemeteries

    (JTA) – A judge in Belarus cleared the way for the construction of apartments atop two former Jewish cemeteries. Separately, unidentified individuals smashed 24 headstones in a Jewish cemetery in Ukraine. Eduard Dolinsky, the director of the Ukrainian Jewish Committee, in a statement wrote that the incident in Ukraine was discovered Tuesday at...

    The Daily Vertical: The Other Russian World
    Aug26

    The Daily Vertical: The Other Russian World

    The views expressed in this commentary do not necessarily reflect the views of RFE/RL. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    UEFA 2017/18 Champions League Draw – Tottenham to face defending team Real Madrid
    Aug26

    UEFA 2017/18 Champions League Draw – Tottenham to face defending team Real Madrid

    Tottenham will face defending champions, Real Madrid in the Champions League group stages. Spurs were drawn in Group H alongside the Spanish giants, German side Borussia Dortmund and Apoel of Cyprus. Spurs start at Wembley against Dortmund, before travelling to Cyprus and Spain. They then host Real and visit Germany before ending the group stage...

    Ukrainian Troops Kill Over 30 People in Donbass Amid ‘Harvest Ceasefire’
    Aug26

    Ukrainian Troops Kill Over 30 People in Donbass Amid ‘Harvest Ceasefire’

    DONETSK (Sputnik) — The killings occurred amid the so-called “harvest ceasefire.” It was agreed upon on June 21 by a trilateral contact group, composed of Russian, Ukrainian and Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) mediators, and was expected to last from June 24 to August 31. “Within the ‘harvest ceasefire’ period...

    Ukraine Activists Mark Two Years Since Filmmaker Sentsov’s Conviction In Russia
    Aug26

    Ukraine Activists Mark Two Years Since Filmmaker Sentsov’s Conviction In Russia

    Supporters of Crimean film director Oleh Sentsov have held a rally in Ukrainian capital, Kyiv, to mark two years since his conviction in Russia following a trial that has drawn international condemnation. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Moscow cannot afford a South Ossetian strategy in Ukraine’s Donbas
    Aug26

    Moscow cannot afford a South Ossetian strategy in Ukraine’s Donbas

    Vladimir Putin has slammed the brakes on a much-ballyhooed Duma proposal to offer Ukrainians in the occupied Donbas region Russian citizenship on a simplified basis (Kommersant, July 18). Almost certainly, the initiative was abandoned because, if these individuals were to obtain that status – as the residents of the breakaway “republic” of South...

    Almaty Appeals Court upholds conviction of fugitive ex-banker in Kazakhstan’s biggest fraud case
    Aug26

    Almaty Appeals Court upholds conviction of fugitive ex-banker in Kazakhstan’s biggest fraud case

    The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. The Almaty City Court Appeals Board upheld the decision of the Almaty City Specialised Criminal Court against BTA Bank’s former board of directors’ chairman Mukhtar Ablyazov, who in June 2017 was found guilty of organising and leading a criminal group...