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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Obama extends sanctions on Russia
    Mar04

    Obama extends sanctions on Russia

    ‘I have determined that it is necessary to continue the national emergency’, Obama tells Congress …read more Source: World...

    Juncker: Ukraine Not Likely To Join EU, NATO For 20-25 Years
    Mar04

    Juncker: Ukraine Not Likely To Join EU, NATO For 20-25 Years

    BELGRADE – It will take Ukraine at least 20 to 25 years to join the European Union and NATO, European Commission President Jean-Claude said March 3. “Ukraine will definitely not be able to become a member of the EU in the next 20 to 25 years, and not of NATO either,” he said in a …read more Source:...

    UN urges inspection of Russian aid trucks for Ukraine
    Mar04

    UN urges inspection of Russian aid trucks for Ukraine

    Thousands of tons of ‘humanitarian aid’ trucks enter Ukraine from Russia, but there is no inspection of their contents, UN official says …read more Source: World...

    An obelisk in a maize-field or what “Roman” Bulgaria looked like
    Mar04

    An obelisk in a maize-field or what “Roman” Bulgaria looked like

    Imagine you have to wade across a field of maize, overgrown with briars. Why? To take photographs of an obelisk from Roman times, part of a high priest’s mausoleum. There’s no need to imagine it – that is precisely what happened to the publishers of the album A Guide to Roman Bulgaria. With the exception of Milena Raycheva, they...

    The ceasefire in Syria brings a rare glimpse of normality to the region
    Mar04

    The ceasefire in Syria brings a rare glimpse of normality to the region

    REUTERS/Abdalrhman IsmailAMMAN (Reuters) – In the devastated Syrian city of Aleppo, children are outside playing and many people are going to the shops safely for the first time in months thanks to a partial halt to the war that is providing relief even if most doubt that peace will take hold. “Look at the markets. Where were all...

    Kiev, Moscow agree to hold vote in east Ukraine by end of July
    Mar04

    Kiev, Moscow agree to hold vote in east Ukraine by end of July

    “I am not satisfied by the way in which Kiev and Moscow have been leading these negotiations,” Frank-Walter Steinmeier said. …read more Source:...

    Juncker Says Ukraine Not Likely To Join EU, NATO For 20-25 Years
    Mar04

    Juncker Says Ukraine Not Likely To Join EU, NATO For 20-25 Years

    It will take Ukraine at least 20 to 25 years to join the European Union and NATO, European Commission President Jean-Claude said March 3. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Kiev, Moscow agree to hold vote in east Ukraine by end July: French foreign minister
    Mar04

    Kiev, Moscow agree to hold vote in east Ukraine by end July: French foreign minister

    The foreign ministers of Ukraine, Russia, Germany and France agreed Thursday that elections should be held in eastern Ukraine by the end of July, France’s Jean-Marc Ayrault said. “We underlined the importance of adopting an electoral law to hold local elections by the end of the first half of 2016,” Ayrault said at the close […] The post...

    Families of 12 passengers on Flight 370 file lawsuits
    Mar04

    Families of 12 passengers on Flight 370 file lawsuits

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Families of 12 passengers on Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 have sued the carrier and the government, ahead of a filing deadline next week on the second anniversary of the plane’s disappearance. The Boeing 777 carrying 239 flew far off course for unknown reasons after leaving Kuala Lumpur for Beijing on March 8,...

    China will increase its military spending by the smallest amount in five years
    Mar04

    China will increase its military spending by the smallest amount in five years

    Thomson ReutersBEIJING (AP) — China says it will boost military spending by about 7 to 8 percent this year, the smallest increase in about five years, reflecting slowing economic growth and a drawdown of 300,000 troops as Beijing seeks to build a more streamlined, modern military. Fu Ying, spokeswoman for the National People’s Congress,...