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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Ukraine sees Russian hand in cyber attacks on power grid
    Feb12

    Ukraine sees Russian hand in cyber attacks on power grid

    Hackers used a Russian-based internet provider and made phone calls from inside Russia as part of a coordinated cyber attack on Ukraine’s power grid in December, Ukraine’s energy ministry said on Friday. …read more Source: Channel...

    Anti-EU groups drop Ukraine referendum subsidy claims
    Feb12

    Anti-EU groups drop Ukraine referendum subsidy claims

    Two of the groups behind April’s referendum on the EU treaty with Ukraine have dropped their applications for government subsidies… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine threatens Uman visa bans following Israeli minister’s Crimea visit
    Feb12

    Ukraine threatens Uman visa bans following Israeli minister’s Crimea visit

    (JTA) — Following an Israeli minister’s meeting with the governor of an area which Russia annexed from Ukraine, Kiev threatened to tighten visa requirements for tourists from the Jewish state. Ukraine made this threat in a letter sent this week by its ambassador to Tel Aviv to Israel’s foreign ministry, the Segodnya Daily reported...

    Crimean Tatars face new Russian crackdown
    Feb12

    Crimean Tatars face new Russian crackdown

    Crimea has been swept by a fresh wave of home raids and arrests against Crimean Tatars …read more Source: World...

    Debut Nigerian Author: Meet 25-year-old Oluwaseun Oloruntegbe, author of ‘Alisa the Odessa Bride’
    Feb12

    Debut Nigerian Author: Meet 25-year-old Oluwaseun Oloruntegbe, author of ‘Alisa the Odessa Bride’

    Debut author Oluwaseun Oloruntegbe in this interview discussed writing, African literature, self-publishing among other things. Oluwaseun Oloruntegbe author of ‘Alisa the Odessa Bride’, a compilation of poems and short stories is a trainee doctor with a knack for writing. Born in Owo, Ondo state and currently living in Ukraine, he was...

    The Daily Vertical: From Minsk To Munich: Here We Go Again
    Feb12

    The Daily Vertical: From Minsk To Munich: Here We Go Again

    The Daily Vertical is a video primer for Russia-watchers that appears Monday through Friday. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    New Syria Plan Calls for Cessation of Hostilities, Humanitarian Aid
    Feb12

    New Syria Plan Calls for Cessation of Hostilities, Humanitarian Aid

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Friday major powers have agreed to seek a cessation of hostilities in Syria to begin in one week’s time. Jan Egeland, the chairman of the the United Nations humanitarian meeting in Germany where the Munich Agreement was reached said it “could be the breakthrough we’ve been waiting...

    Christine Lagarde again selected as IMF chief
    Feb12

    Christine Lagarde again selected as IMF chief

    WASHINGTON (AFP) – Christine Lagarde, the first woman to head the International Monetary Fund, became assured Thursday of a second term as managing director to steer it through a global economic slowdown.The executive board of the global crisis lender announced that there were no challengers facing Lagarde, for the five-year term that...

    Fabius: Assad responsible for killing 260,000 people in Syria
    Feb12

    Fabius: Assad responsible for killing 260,000 people in Syria

    Syrian regime President Bashar Al-Assad is primarily responsible for the death of 260,000 people in his country and the displacement of half of Syria’s population, French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said yesterday. Fabius, who announced on Wednesday that he was stepping down, told Germany’s RTL television station that “the goal is...

    Russia Bristles at NATO Expansion in Eastern Europe
    Feb12

    Russia Bristles at NATO Expansion in Eastern Europe

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov met the head of NATO, Jens Stoltenberg, Friday after the Western military alliance and the United States announced plans for the biggest military build-up in Europe since the Cold War. The United States is planning to quadruple military spending in Europe to $3.4 billion in 2017 as NATO increases troops on...