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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Putin regime has two years at best, finance leaders say
    Jan29

    Putin regime has two years at best, finance leaders say

    KYIV – When the West imposed economic sanctions on Russia for its military aggression against Ukraine, its leaders assured the public that they would accomplish their goals of restoring order and peace better than a military response would have. Hence President Barack Obama’s restraint in supplying arms to Ukraine. Nearly two years later...

    “Freedom in the World” 2016 report: Anxious dictators, wavering democracies
    Jan29

    “Freedom in the World” 2016 report: Anxious dictators, wavering democracies

    Ukraine rated as partly free, Russia appraised as not free WASHINGTON – Economic downturns and fear of social unrest have led Russia, China and other authoritarian regimes to crack down harder on dissent, while mass migration and new forms of terrorism in 2015 fueled xenophobic sentiment in major democracies, according to “Freedom in the World...

    Moscow shifting from direct aggression to building a fifth column in Ukraine
    Jan29

    Moscow shifting from direct aggression to building a fifth column in Ukraine

    Given Moscow’s desire to get out from under the sanctions regime and the almost equal desire of some Western governments to declare victory and lift it, the Kremlin appears likely to do just enough to claim that it has fulfilled the Minsk accords and the West to accept that as sufficient to end the Ukrainian […] …read more Source: The...

    Kevin de Bruyne: Manchester City midfielder out for 10 weeks with ligament damage
    Jan29

    Kevin de Bruyne: Manchester City midfielder out for 10 weeks with ligament damage

    The 24-year-old took to his Twitter to reveal that he will be out for 10 weeks after going to see a specialist Manchester City trophy pursuits this season have taken a set-back with a ligament damage to Kevin de Bruyne which will rule him out for ten weeks.De Bryune injured his right knee and ankle during a challenge with Ramiro Funes Mori during...

    Portraits Unveiled Of Ukrainians Detained By Russia
    Jan29

    Portraits Unveiled Of Ukrainians Detained By Russia

    The Ukrainian foreign ministry has opened an exhibition featuring portraits of people which Kyiv says have been illegally detained by Russia, such as filmmaker Oleh Sentsov and pilot Nadia Savchenko. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    2015: Ukrainian National Association: a year of changes, milestones
    Jan29

    2015: Ukrainian National Association: a year of changes, milestones

    For our community’s oldest and largest fraternal organization, the Ukrainian National Association, 2015 was a year of some welcome changes and financial milestones, as well as the continuation of fraternal benefits and programs geared toward helping Ukrainians here and in Ukraine. The best news came in early December, when it was reported...

    2015: Ukrainians in the U.S.: Active on many fronts
    Jan29

    2015: Ukrainians in the U.S.: Active on many fronts

    Ukrainians in the United States were active in 2015 with protests, demonstrations, rallies, political and cultural events, as well as anniversaries. Following is a chronological account of the major developments. On January 23-26 Ukrainian Americans converged on Washington to mark the 1919 “Day of Unity” of Ukraine. Events included a protest in...

    Resignation of Ukrainian Prime Minister Is Possible
    Jan29

    Resignation of Ukrainian Prime Minister Is Possible

    29 de enero de 2016, 10:16Kiev, Jan 29 (Prensa Latina) The leader of Petro Poroshenko””s parliamentary faction (BPP), Yuri Lutsenko, admitted today the possibility that the government will resign, including the prime minister and head of the Popular Front Party (FP), Arseni Yatseniuk. …read more Source: Prensa...

    Attacks intensify in Ukraine’s east
    Jan29

    Attacks intensify in Ukraine’s east

    Pro-Kremlin forces in the front of the Donbas war are this week intensifying their attacks on Ukrainian positions, according to a statement of January 29 by the press centre of the Ukrainian anti-terrorist operation. …read more Source: Baltic News...

    Poland has to accept 5 mln immigrants for the sake of GDP
    Jan29

    Poland has to accept 5 mln immigrants for the sake of GDP

    If Poland wants to maintain the current pace of development, taking into account the current demographic trends, it needs to take in five million immigrants by 2050, the Association of Entrepreneurs and Employers ( ZPP) said. “Various forecasts – including the National Population Council – estimate that in order to maintain the current level of...