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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    EU sanctions are ‘theater of the absurd’ — Putin
    Jan11

    EU sanctions are ‘theater of the absurd’ — Putin

    The EU’s sanctions on Russia in the wake of the Ukraine crisis are “absurd,” President Vladimir Putin said in a German newspaper interview, in which he blamed the eastward expansion of NATO for replacing the Berlin Wall with “invisible walls” between Russia and Europe. “What the European Union is doing with those sanctions is nothing but a...

    Ukraine desperate for U.S. surveillance equipment in standoff with Russia
    Jan11

    Ukraine desperate for U.S. surveillance equipment in standoff with Russia

    When Ukraine’s border defense forces look east and south, they see nothing but Russian trouble. Yet for one of the world’s most dangerous stretches of territory, the Ukrainians are woefully short of devices to spy on the other side to anticipate the next attack and spot intruders. Pockets of pro-Moscow … …read more Source:...

    Dutch PM says will push for ?yes? in Ukraine vote
    Jan11

    Dutch PM says will push for ?yes? in Ukraine vote

    AMSTERDAM: Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte said he would argue for a “yes” vote in an upcoming referendum on a treaty on closer ties between the European Union and Ukraine which threatens to overshadow his presidency of the 28-member… …read more Source: The News...

    New rotation of Canadian soldiers left today for training mission in Ukraine
    Jan11

    New rotation of Canadian soldiers left today for training mission in Ukraine

    A flight with over 100 Canadian soldiers took off for Ukraine earlier today from Jean-Lesage International Airport in Quebec, according to the Canadian Forces. Eventually some 200 CF members, the majority from the Québec City area, will be sent to Ukraine in order to take part in Operation UNIFIER. These members, who will form Joint Task Force...

    Christmas in Kyiv: Ukraine’s Holiday From the War Comes to an End
    Jan11

    Christmas in Kyiv: Ukraine’s Holiday From the War Comes to an End

    KYIV, Ukraine—Orthodox Christians celebrate Christmas on Jan. 7. So in Ukraine’s capital city, the holiday season is still in full swing. The festivities in Kyiv leading up to Thursday, Jan. 7, reflect the continuance of normal life despite the frozen conflict in eastern Ukraine and looming battles on the nation’s domestic political...

    Dutch PM says  will push for ‘yes’   in Ukraine vote
    Jan10

    Dutch PM says will push for ‘yes’ in Ukraine vote

    AMSTERDAM: Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte said he would argue for a “yes” vote in an upcoming referendum on a treaty on closer ties between the European Union and Ukraine, which threatens to overshadow his presidency of the 28-member bloc. Rutte’s remarks came a day after European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker warned that a...

    Two Ukrainian  officers killed  in war-torn east
    Jan10

    Two Ukrainian officers killed in war-torn east

    KIEV: Two Ukrainian soldiers and two rebels have been killed in eastern Ukraine, marking the first deaths this year in the war-torn region, Kiev and breakway officials said on Sunday in separate tolls. “Over the last day, two Ukrainian soldiers have been killed”, military spokesman Oleksandr Motuzyanyk told reporters, despite a wobbly truce...

    In Ukraine, a gun becomes a necessary tool
    Jan10

    In Ukraine, a gun becomes a necessary tool

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    Hackers used malware to down Ukraine utility
    Jan10

    Hackers used malware to down Ukraine utility

    …read more Source: Taipei...

    Two Ukrainian troops, two rebels first killed in east in 2016 (AFP)
    Jan10

    Two Ukrainian troops, two rebels first killed in east in 2016 (AFP)

    Donetsk (Ukraine) (AFP) – Two Ukrainian soldiers and two rebels have been killed in eastern Ukraine, marking the first deaths this year in the war-torn region, Kiev and breakway officials said Sunday in separate tolls. …read more Source: The West...