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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Ukraine ambassador rejects PM’s claim about refugees
    Jan21

    Ukraine ambassador rejects PM’s claim about refugees

    Ukraine’s ambassador to Poland, Andriy Deshchytsia, referred to a claim by Prime Minister Beata Szydło, who said at a debate in the European Parliament that Poland has accepted around a million refugees from Ukraine, saying that they were not refugees, but “economic migrants.” “Taking into account the number of visas in previous years, and...

    Protocol gaffe in Geneva turns Russian flag into “Serbian”
    Jan21

    Protocol gaffe in Geneva turns Russian flag into “Serbian”

    The Russian flag was hung upside down in the conference room in Zurich ahead of a meeting between the top Russian and U.S. diplomats, RT is reporting.Ahead of Sergei Lavrov and John Kerry’s meeting on Syria, the Middle East, and Ukraine, a cameraman noted that the Russian flag was displayed upside down. …read more Source:...

    Bombs for Saudis and IIllegal Arms from Ukraine – Belarus Security Digest
    Jan21

    Bombs for Saudis and IIllegal Arms from Ukraine – Belarus Security Digest

    Russian Topol-M Intercontinnental Ballistic Missiles Need Belarusian Chassis. Image: Wikipedia. On 5 January, Russia declared that Belarusian firms would get direct access to Russia’s military procurement orders. It this really happens, it will mean that Russia has completed the process of replacing Belarusian components with with Russian...

    Bulgaria’s President Says Too Early to Talk about 2nd Term
    Jan21

    Bulgaria’s President Says Too Early to Talk about 2nd Term

    It is too early to announce candidacies for the presidential election due this autumn, Bulgarian head of state Rosen Plevneliev has said in his annual address.“Everyone who thinks they can lead a 10-month campaign instead of doing something that makes sense for people will certainly be punished by the people,” he said answering to a...

    Grants of Belarus-Ukraine territorial cooperation program may amount to €250,000
    Jan21

    Grants of Belarus-Ukraine territorial cooperation program may amount to €250,000

    The program of international technical assistance is implemented in the regions along the border between Belarus and Ukraine. Partaking in the program are Belarus’ Brest Oblast and Gomel Oblast and Ukraine’s Volyn Oblast, Kiev Oblast, Zhitomir Oblast, Chernigov Oblast, and Rovno Oblast. …read more Source:...

    The first Nordic Aviation aircraft began flying
    Jan21

    The first Nordic Aviation aircraft began flying

    The first own aircraft of Nordic Aviation took off to Amsterdam at 18.10 EET on 20 January 2016 with Estonian crew on board. It is a Bombardier CRJ700, which will be predominantly serving the longer routes – Amsterdam, Brussels, Kiev, reported BC communication manager at Nordic Aviation Liis Veersalu. …read more Source: The Baltic...

    Australian Open: After Sania Mirza, Bopanna reaches second round with partner Mergea
    Jan21

    Australian Open: After Sania Mirza, Bopanna reaches second round with partner Mergea

    Indian tennis stars enjoyed comfortable wins in the Australian Open on Thursday as Sania Mirza eased into the second round with partner Martina Hingis while Rohan Bopanna also registered a straight sets win in the men’s doubles first round in Melbourne. Sania’s rampaging run with her Swiss partner continued as the duo stretched its...

    British inquiry to report on ex-spy’s radiation murder
    Jan21

    British inquiry to report on ex-spy’s radiation murder

    Former Russian spy Alexander Litvinenko/AFPLondon, Jan 21 – A British judge could point the finger at Russia on Thursday for the radiation poisoning of former KGB agent Alexander Litvinenko in London as an inquiry into his agonising death publishes its conclusions. The Guardian newspaper reported the inquiry could “find the Russian state liable...

    Australian Open: Men’s doubles first seeds Tecau and Rojer get to a winning start
    Jan21

    Australian Open: Men’s doubles first seeds Tecau and Rojer get to a winning start

    Romanian tennis player Horia Tecau and his doubles partner Jean-Julien Rojer (the Netherlands), the first seeds of the men’s doubles competition of Australian Open, the first Grand Slam of the year, qualified on Thursday for the second round of the tournament after defeating Martin Klizan (Slovakia)/ Sergiy Stakhovsky (Ukraine) 7-5, 6-2, in...

    Azerbaijan’s chairmanship in GUAM to bring co-op to higher level
    Jan21

    Azerbaijan’s chairmanship in GUAM to bring co-op to higher level

    Azerbaijan’s chairmanship in the GUAM Organization for Democracy and Economic Development, which brings together Georgia, Ukraine, Azerbaijan and Moldova, will be dynamic, informative, productive and bring the cooperation within the framework of the organization to a higher level, GUAM Secretary General Altay Efendiyev said in an exclusive...