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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Initial ICC probe says no crimes against humanity at Ukraine’s Maidan (AFP)
    Nov12

    Initial ICC probe says no crimes against humanity at Ukraine’s Maidan (AFP)

    The Hague (AFP) – A preliminary probe suggests Ukraine’s security forces used “excessive and indiscriminate” force in the 2014 Maidan protests but are not guilty of crimes against humanity, the International Criminal Court’s chief prosecutor said Thursday. …read more Source: The West...

    Kiev intends to introduce free trade with EU despite Russian objections
    Nov12

    Kiev intends to introduce free trade with EU despite Russian objections

    Ukraine is about to sign a free trade deal with the European Union. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine Says Pro-Russian Rebels Continue to Move Arms Towards Frontlines
    Nov12

    Ukraine Says Pro-Russian Rebels Continue to Move Arms Towards Frontlines

    President Poroshenko has instructed the Ukrainian army to be ready to open fire if attacked. …read more Source:...

    Russia, Pakistan, and Saudi Arabia
    Nov12

    Russia, Pakistan, and Saudi Arabia

    And a new confrontation in the Middle East Russia buying into American suspicion that ISIS bombed the Metro jet (“99.9pc sure”) will mean only one thing. Putin will green-light ground troops into Syria, further raising the stakes in the Levant. Russian pride will not take the affront lightly and, if proved, the government will sell the ground...

    Journalists can save Ukraine
    Nov12

    Journalists can save Ukraine

    KIEV — Wide ranging and massive corruption, censorship, lies, and an atmosphere of impunity — this is what Ukrainian politics looked like two years ago. And it almost buried the country in the mass grave that was the Eurasian Union under the ruby star of the Kremlin. There is a group of members of the corrupt Party of Regions in Ukraine that I...

    Kremlin-controlled TV airs ‘secret’ plans for nuclear weapon
    Nov12

    Kremlin-controlled TV airs ‘secret’ plans for nuclear weapon

    MOSCOW (AP) — Details of a new Russian submarine-launched nuclear torpedo have been shown on state-controlled TV, a secret the Kremlin said should never have been aired. Some observers, however, saw it as a deliberate leak. The airing of the video on television channels under tight Kremlin control raised suspicions that it was done intentionally...

    Ukraine Same-Sex Marriage Law? Bill Bans Anti-Gay Discrimination, Paving Way To Visa-Free EU Travel
    Nov12

    Ukraine Same-Sex Marriage Law? Bill Bans Anti-Gay Discrimination, Paving Way To Visa-Free EU Travel

    In a move that could give Ukrainians access to visa-free travel to the European Union, Ukraine’s parliament passed a law Thursday that bans workplace discrimination based on sexual orientation, local media reported. Members of parliament had failed to pass the law in previous attempts over fears that it would lead to same-sex marriage....

    Ukraine passes law outlawing discrimination against gay workers
    Nov12

    Ukraine passes law outlawing discrimination against gay workers

    After several failed attempts, Ukraine’s parliament on Thursday backed a bill that bans discrimination against gay workers – a pre-condition for the… …read more Source:...

    Bubka: IAAF should not punish innocent Russian athletes
    Nov12

    Bubka: IAAF should not punish innocent Russian athletes

    LONDON (AP) ” Thirty years later, Sergei Bubka still feels the pain of missing out on a chance of a gold medal at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics because of the Soviet boycott.”It’s even more painful now,” the Ukrainian pole vault… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Poland ready to step up investment cooperation with Belarus
    Nov12

    Poland ready to step up investment cooperation with Belarus

    The official noted that as far as international economic cooperation is concerned, Poland’s main partners are countries of the European Union. But the Agency also has experience of spending Polish investments in Ukraine, Moldova, Georgia, and Kazakhstan. …read more Source:...