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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Grodno mayor: Belarus’ investment appeal growing
    Dec18

    Grodno mayor: Belarus’ investment appeal growing

    Mechislav Goi also reported that within the framework of transboundary cooperation Poland-Belarus-Ukraine implemented 12 projects in healthcare, education, and tourism. Grodno is crossed by the international transport corridor: Warsaw-Bialystok-Grodno-Vilnius-St Petersburg. …read more Source:...

    Trump heaps more praise on Putin: ‘At least he’s a leader’
    Dec18

    Trump heaps more praise on Putin: ‘At least he’s a leader’

    Donald Trump on Friday expanded upon his welcoming of praise from Russian President Vladimir Putin, remarking that “when people call you brilliant, it’s always good, especially when the person heads up Russia,” even when that person happens to be not so friendly to journalists. In an interview with MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” co-host Joe...

    How Belarus Disappointed Russia in Ukraine and Syria
    Dec18

    How Belarus Disappointed Russia in Ukraine and Syria

    New Ukrainian Armoured Vehicle Designed with Belarus Help. Image: Ukraine Ministry of Internal Affairs Minsk consistently avoids supporting Moscow in Ukraine and Syria. To put it mildly. After all, on 7 December, Ukrainian Internal Minister Avakov inaugurated the new Ukrainian armoured vehicle Varta designed in cooperation with “Belarusian...

    Russian Defense Manufacturing Hits New High As China, India Take Advantage Of Moscow’s Affordable And Advanced Technology
    Dec18

    Russian Defense Manufacturing Hits New High As China, India Take Advantage Of Moscow’s Affordable And Advanced Technology

    In the war-torn streets and fields of Syria and eastern Ukraine, used Russian bullets and heavy artillery shells litter the landscape, showcasing the strength of an increasingly advanced Russian military. Both wars have in effect become advertisements for a Russian arms industry that has seen a dramatic sales increase over the last few years,...

    Ukrainian Refugees Say Russia Not So Welcoming Anymore
    Dec18

    Ukrainian Refugees Say Russia Not So Welcoming Anymore

    Svitlana Moroz, her two sons, and her elderly mother have lived in the spartan Sport hotel in Pskov, in western Russia, for nearly a year and a half now. But they and hundreds more like them who fled the fighting at home in eastern Ukraine could soon be out on the streets after Moscow in November adopted tougher new rules for the refugees....

    European Commission Says Georgia, Ukraine Meet Benchmarks To Get Visa Free Travel
    Dec18

    European Commission Says Georgia, Ukraine Meet Benchmarks To Get Visa Free Travel

    The European Commission says both Georgia and Ukraine meets all benchmarks to get visa free travel to the European Union’s Schengen zone, possibly allowing the citizens of the two countries to travel to the EU without visas as soon as 2016. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine says it won’t repay $3B debt to Russia by weekend
    Dec18

    Ukraine says it won’t repay $3B debt to Russia by weekend

    Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk said on Friday that his country won’t repay a $3 billion debt owed to Russia by this weekend. …read more Source: New York Daily...

    Donald Trump praises Vladimir Putin after being asked about him killing journalists
    Dec18

    Donald Trump praises Vladimir Putin after being asked about him killing journalists

    MSNBC/screenshotDuring a Friday-morning interview with Donald Trump, MSNBC host Joe Scarborough was baffled by the Republican front-runner’s embrace of Russian President Vladimir Putin. “Sure, when people call you ‘brilliant’ it’s always good. Especially when the person heads up Russia,” Trump told co-host Mika...

    Ukraine says it will not make payment on $3 billion debt to Russia
    Dec18

    Ukraine says it will not make payment on $3 billion debt to Russia

    Russia says it is prepared to take legal action if payment is not made by the Sunday deadline …read more Source:...

    2 lakh people from Myanmar living in Bangladesh: UNHCR
    Dec18

    2 lakh people from Myanmar living in Bangladesh: UNHCR

    The number of people living in Bangladesh in a ‘refugee-like situation’ now stands at 200,000 who are originating from Myanmar, according to a new UNHCR report released on Friday. The government of Bangladesh, however, estimates the population to be between 300,000 and 500,000, said the UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, in its Mid-Year Trends...