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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Will Putin Exchange Donbass for Syria?
    Sep17

    Will Putin Exchange Donbass for Syria?

    MOSCOW — Will Syria become a second Afghanistan for Russia? Is it wise for Russia to intervene in that conflict? Rumors are circulating that Moscow is planning a face-saving maneuver whereby it gradually “hands over” the Donbass in fulfillment of the Minsk agreement while aiding the U.S.-led anti-Islamic State coalition in Syria...

    US open to talks with Russia on Syria
    Sep17

    US open to talks with Russia on Syria

    WASHINGTON (AFP) – The White House said Thursday it was open to limited talks with Russia following Moscows deployment of troops and heavy weapons to war-torn Syria.White House spokesman Josh Earnest said the United States could be willing to take up a Russian offer of talks so long as they were tactical, practical discussions.Amid...

    CPJ, OSCE Blast Ukraine on Foreign Journalist Entry Ban
    Sep17

    CPJ, OSCE Blast Ukraine on Foreign Journalist Entry Ban

    Two international rights organizations have criticized Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko for signing a decree that banned 41 foreign journalists and bloggers from entry into Ukraine for one year. The Organization for Security and Cooperation (OSCE) in Europe issued a statement Thursday calling the ban “a severe threat to the rights of...

    Russia calls in Ukraine envoy over anti-Moscow bans
    Sep17

    Russia calls in Ukraine envoy over anti-Moscow bans

    Russia summons Ukraine’s chargé d’affaires over Kiev’s new anti-Moscow sanctions. …read more Source:...

    Youths march through Warsaw on Soviet invasion anniversary (AFP)
    Sep17

    Youths march through Warsaw on Soviet invasion anniversary (AFP)

    Warsaw (AFP) – Around 5,000 Polish youths wearing military uniform and carrying Kalashnikov replicas marched through Warsaw Thursday, pledging to come to their country’s aid if necessary amid concern over Russian activity in neighbouring Ukraine. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukraine to take BBC journalists off its sanctions list
    Sep17

    Ukraine to take BBC journalists off its sanctions list

    (ChinaPost.com.tw) – Ukraine’s president has instructed security officials to strike the names of three BBC journalists off the country’s sanctions list, a day after he signed the decree, his spokesman said on Thursday. …read more Source: The China...

    Ukraine president blacklists journalists as ‘threat to national interests’
    Sep17

    Ukraine president blacklists journalists as ‘threat to national interests’

    The list of around 400 individuals and entities includes about 40 journalists, though six Western media employees, including three from the BBC, were later removed from it. …read more Source: Christian Science...

    Ukraine backtracks on some media sanctions after backlash
    Sep17

    Ukraine backtracks on some media sanctions after backlash

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko ordered six European journalists to be removed from a newly-published sanctions list, officials said on Thursday, in a swift U-turn after the list was criticised by the country’s Western allies. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine backtracks on some media sanctions after backlash
    Sep17

    Ukraine backtracks on some media sanctions after backlash

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko ordered six European journalists to be removed from a newly-published sanctions list, officials said on Thursday, in a swift U-turn after the list was criticised by the country’s Western allies. …read more Source: Channel...

    Truth Is Not a Crime: Ukraine Honors Fallen Journalist Gongadze
    Sep17

    Truth Is Not a Crime: Ukraine Honors Fallen Journalist Gongadze

    An activist holds a candle at a rally in memory of murdered journalist Georgiy Gongadze on September 16, 2015 in Kyiv. Photo by Christopher Miller on Twitter. On the evening of September 16, 2000, Georgiy Gongadze, a prominent Ukrainian independent journalist and founder of the website Ukrainska Pravda (Ukrainian Truth) disappeared after he left...