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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Report: Putin could discuss economic alliance with Orbán
    Jan19

    Report: Putin could discuss economic alliance with Orbán

    Russia’s President Vladimir Putin probably invited Hungary’s Prime Minister Viktor Orbán to Moscow in February because he is seeking allies to oppose EU sanctions against Russia, Hungarian online daily nol.hu reported today. …read more Source: Budapest Business...

    Gazprom Demands $2.5 Bln from Ukraine for Unused Gas
    Jan19

    Gazprom Demands $2.5 Bln from Ukraine for Unused Gas

    Today PJSC Gazprom has sent a bill to NJSC Naftogaz of Ukraine requesting payments. …read more Source:...

    Russians celebrate Epiphany by diving into freezing waters
    Jan19

    Russians celebrate Epiphany by diving into freezing waters

    Russian Orthodox believers bathe in ice water in a pond to mark Epiphany outside Simferopol, Crimea, Tuesday. Water that is blessed by a cleric on Epiphany is considered holy and pure until next year’s celebration, and is believed to have special powers of protection and healing. The Russian Orthodox Church follows the old Julian calendar,...

    Crimeans still pleased by Ukraine split – but want love from Russia
    Jan19

    Crimeans still pleased by Ukraine split – but want love from Russia

    Nearly two years on, Crimea basks in its freedom from Ukraine, but Russian relations aren’t as rosy as many would likeOleg Zubkov was such a big supporter of the Russian seizure of Crimea that he promised to set his lions on any Ukrainian nationalists who attempted to enter the peninsula. An eccentric businessman who built and runs the two...

    Russia’s Gazprom Demands $2.5 Billion from Ukraine
    Jan19

    Russia’s Gazprom Demands $2.5 Billion from Ukraine

    Russian gas giant Gazprom on Tuesday fired off a new salvo in Moscow’s feud with Ukraine by demanding some $2.5 billion for Kiev allegedly breaching its supply contract. …read more Source: Al-Manar...

    Belarus’ young agrarian specialists to do internship in Germany in 2016
    Jan19

    Belarus’ young agrarian specialists to do internship in Germany in 2016

    Belarus’ First Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Food also held a series of meetings and negotiations with the heads of official delegations, Ministers and Deputy Ministers of Agriculture of Moldova, Estonia, Lithuania, Latvia, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Ukraine, Argentina, Sri Lanka, Algeria, Japan, Afghanistan. …read more...

    Russia’s Gazprom demands $2.5bn from Ukraine
    Jan19

    Russia’s Gazprom demands $2.5bn from Ukraine

    ‘Taking this (minimum level) into account and the volume of gas delivered by Gazprom to Ukraine in the third quarter of 2015, Naftogaz Ukraine has been sent a bill for $2.549 billion,’ Russian state gas company’s statement says …read more Source: World...

    After big win, Naomi Osaka gets another test: Japanese media
    Jan19

    After big win, Naomi Osaka gets another test: Japanese media

    Japan’s Naomi Osaka hits a forehand return to Donna Vekic of Croatia during their first round match at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Tuesday. (AP/Rafiq Maqbool)Naomi Osaka, an 18-year-old tennis player from Japan, faced a room overflowing with Japanese journalists on Tuesday after beating Donna Vekic in...

    Vladimir Yevseyev: Weakening of Saudi Arabia and Iran to make it easier for U.S. to manage Near East and Middle East
    Jan19

    Vladimir Yevseyev: Weakening of Saudi Arabia and Iran to make it easier for U.S. to manage Near East and Middle East

    The conflict between Russia and Turkey has once again proved the strategic relations of Moscow and Yerevan and cast doubt on the alliance with Baku. What conclusion will Moscow draw from the situation? How all this will affect the future of these relations? Moscow has never considered its relations with Baku as allied ties. The matter has always...

    Lebedev: CIS sees economic cooperation as priority in relations with Ukraine
    Jan19

    Lebedev: CIS sees economic cooperation as priority in relations with Ukraine

    “Economic cooperation is our priority because everyone wants to preserve the economic ties. We very much hope that the situation in Ukraine will stabilize. The Minsk talks will contribute to this,” Sergei Lebedev said. …read more Source:...