: :inin Kyiv (EET)

Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Ukraine Campaigns to Strip Russia of Its UN Veto Power
    Sep17

    Ukraine Campaigns to Strip Russia of Its UN Veto Power

    Ukraine intends to pursue its campaign to strip Russia of its U.N. Security Council veto power at the United Nations General Assembly annual meeting and debate later this month. Ukraine’s parliament, the Verkhovna Rada, voted unanimously Wednesday in favor of an international initiative to preventing use of the veto to block Security...

    Ukraine bans journalists who ‘threaten national interests’ from country
    Sep17

    Ukraine bans journalists who ‘threaten national interests’ from country

    BBC journalists Steve Rosenburg and Emma Wells included in ban by president Petro Poroshenko, along with Russian state media channelsPresident Petro Poroshenko has banned two BBC correspondents from Ukraine along with many Russian journalists and public figures.The long-serving BBC Moscow correspondent Steve Rosenberg and producer Emma Wells have...

    Ukraine campaigns to strip Russia of UN veto power
    Sep16

    Ukraine campaigns to strip Russia of UN veto power

    KIEV: Ukraine redoubled its efforts on Wednesday to see Russia stripped of its veto power on the UN Security Council when the global body’s General Assembly meets in the coming weeks. Numerous nations are upset with Russia for being one of the five permanent council members that together with China has blocked a series of UN efforts to...

    Ukraine president bans journalists discredited by crisis from country
    Sep16

    Ukraine president bans journalists discredited by crisis from country

    BBC journalists Steve Rosenburg and Emma Wells among those sanctioned, with Petro Poroshenko saying they pose a ‘threat to national interests’President Petro Poroshenko has banned two BBC correspondents from Ukraine along with many Russian journalists and public figures.The long-serving BBC Moscow correspondent Steve Rosenberg and producer...

    From Disgraced President to Ukraine’s Lead Diplomat: The Unlikely Redemption of Leonid Kuchma
    Sep16

    From Disgraced President to Ukraine’s Lead Diplomat: The Unlikely Redemption of Leonid Kuchma

    On September 8, 2015, former Ukrainian president Leonid Kuchma arrived in Minsk. He travelled to the Belarusian capital, as Ukraine’s representative to the Trilateral Contact Group that seeks to end the conflict in Donbas. At the summit that followed, Kuchma called for the withdrawal of heavy artillery from Eastern Ukraine, and urged the UN...

    Ukraine extends or applies sanctions on over 400 individuals, 90 legal entities -decree
    Sep16

    Ukraine extends or applies sanctions on over 400 individuals, 90 legal entities -decree

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko signed a decree on Wednesday to extend or apply sanctions on over 400 individuals and 90 legal entities in response to a decision by separatist rebels to set the date for “illegal elections.” …read more Source:...

    Ukraine extends or applies sanctions on over 400 individuals, 90 legal entities -decree
    Sep16

    Ukraine extends or applies sanctions on over 400 individuals, 90 legal entities -decree

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko signed a decree on Wednesday to extend or apply sanctions on over 400 individuals and 90… …read more Source:...

    Trump takes on the world
    Sep16

    Trump takes on the world

    Donald Trump can’t explain the difference between Hamas and Hezbollah. He has confused the Kurds with the Quds Force. And he’s said he gets military advice from television talk shows. But he did know enough to negotiate a killer deal for a new golf club and resort in Dubai. Trump’s Republican rivals are primed to pounce on the...

    On Display At ‘Made-In-Russia’ Fair: Hope, Patriotism, And Crimean Wine
    Sep16

    On Display At ‘Made-In-Russia’ Fair: Hope, Patriotism, And Crimean Wine

    A big trade fair in Moscow this week is showing off Russian-made goods that the government hopes will help wean the country off imports – amid signs that the Kremlin campaign for “import-substitution” has had little effect so far. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russian pranksters say they fooled Elton John on Putin ‘call’
    Sep16

    Russian pranksters say they fooled Elton John on Putin ‘call’

    Would you recognize Vladimir Putin’s voice if he called? …read more Source: USA...