: :inin Kyiv (EET)

Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Report: Pilot Error to Blame for Mali Crash
    Apr23

    Report: Pilot Error to Blame for Mali Crash

    The crash of an Air Algerie flight in Mali that killed 116 people in July 2014 was caused by a series of errors by the crew, authorities say. A report released Friday by French air accident investigators said the plane’s crew members failed to activate the aircraft’s anti-icing mechanism even though they were flying in an area with...

    Brain-Dead Mom Gives Birth to Baby Boy 55 Days After Passing Away
    Apr23

    Brain-Dead Mom Gives Birth to Baby Boy 55 Days After Passing Away

    A brain-dead Polish woman gives birth to a baby boy—55 days after her death. The premature baby showed no signs of serious complications, a hospital official said on April 19. According to Al Jazeera, the 41-year-old mother was already brain-dead when she was rushed to the hospital in Wroclaw in November. The hospital concluded that she had brain...

    VIDEO: Ukraine cat ‘adopts’ baby squirrels
    Apr23

    VIDEO: Ukraine cat ‘adopts’ baby squirrels

    Cat owner Karina Vengrovska describes how a cat with her own litter of kittens took on an additional labour of love – being a “mother” to two rescued baby squirrels. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine children eat food tainted by Chornobyl radiation
    Apr23

    Ukraine children eat food tainted by Chornobyl radiation

    After the Ukrainian government cancels a local school lunch program, rural families must resort to contaminated food. …read more Source: Toronto...

    NATO-Russia Talks Fail, but Raise Hopes
    Apr22

    NATO-Russia Talks Fail, but Raise Hopes

    NATO and Russia held their first dialogue in two years this week. The meeting among ambassadors of the alliance and Russia in Brussels Wednesday failed to produce agreements, but analysts say it has raised hope that Russia may be making a new effort to emerge from isolation following its annexation of Crimea and support for separatist rebels in...

    A Return to Cold War with Russia?
    Apr22

    A Return to Cold War with Russia?

    Robert Legvold Security, Russia Moscow is no longer a superpower, but it is still a threat. Are the United States and Europe confronting a new cold war with Russia? Was the original cold war overly militarized? What effect will continued low oil prices have on Russia? These are some of the questions that Robert H. Legvold, the Marshall D. Shulman...

    OSCE Urges Ukraine to Refrain From ‘Laws Limiting Free Media’
    Apr22

    OSCE Urges Ukraine to Refrain From ‘Laws Limiting Free Media’

    The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe has called on Ukraine’s government to refrain from laws limiting free media and free flow of information. The OSCE issued a statement Friday in response to amendments that Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko signed earlier this week to the country’s law on cinema....

    Guarding Against Chernobyl’s Radioactive Forest Fires
    Apr22

    Guarding Against Chernobyl’s Radioactive Forest Fires

    Thirty years after the Chernobyl nuclear accident, Ukrainian firefighters remain on high alert to prevent another disaster. It’s their job to stop fires from breaking out in the contaminated forests around the decommissioned power plant. A major blaze could release even more radiation into the atmosphere than the nuclear accident itself....

    Guarding Against Chernobyl’s Radioactive Forest Fires
    Apr22

    Guarding Against Chernobyl’s Radioactive Forest Fires

    Thirty years after the Chernobyl nuclear accident, Ukrainian firefighters remain on high alert to prevent another disaster. It’s their job to stop fires from breaking out in the contaminated forests around the decommissioned power plant. A major blaze could release even more radiation into the atmosphere than the nuclear accident itself....

    Russia grants Ukraine’s request to delay Eurobond case defence
    Apr22

    Russia grants Ukraine’s request to delay Eurobond case defence

    Russia has agreed to allow Ukraine extra time to file its defence with a British court over a US$3 billion (2 billion pounds) debt to Russia, Moscow and Kiev officials said on Friday. …read more Source: Channel...