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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Putin names United States among threats in new Russian security strategy
    Jan02

    Putin names United States among threats in new Russian security strategy

    By Vladimir Soldatkin A new appraisal names the United States as one of the threats to Russia’s national security for the first time, a sign of how relations with the west have deteriorated in recent years. The document, “About the Strategy of National Security of Russian Federation”, was signed by President Vladimir Putin on New...

    Final Curtain For Embattled Crimean Children’s Theater 
    Jan02

    Final Curtain For Embattled Crimean Children’s Theater 

    The Ukrainian-language children’s drama school Svitanok has been performing in Crimea for over two decades. Now, its founders say it must close down amid a crackdown on Ukrainian identity on the annexed peninsula. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukrainians march in honour of controversial nationalist hero Stepan Bandera
    Jan02

    Ukrainians march in honour of controversial nationalist hero Stepan Bandera

    More than a thousand people have joined a march in the Ukrainian capital Kyiv, to mark the 107th anniversary of the birth of nationalist Stepan… …read more Source:...

    Russian government specifies 5 checkpoints for transit of goods from Ukraine to Kazakhstan
    Jan02

    Russian government specifies 5 checkpoints for transit of goods from Ukraine to Kazakhstan

    MOSCOW. KAZINFORM – The Russian government has published a list of checkpoints used in road and rail traffic of goods from Ukraine to Kazakhstan through Russia. The relevant document has been posted on Friday on the official legal information portal. …read more Source:...

    Ukrainian woman detained with 2.1kg of cocaine at Penang International Airport
    Jan02

    Ukrainian woman detained with 2.1kg of cocaine at Penang International Airport

    GEORGE TOWN: A Ukrainian woman has been detained with 2.1kg of cocaine worth RM500,000 at the domestic arrival terminal of Penang International Airport here, Thursday. Penang Narcotics CID chief Supt Guan Beng Kang said the 22-year-old woman, a first-time visitor to Malaysia, was arrested at 11am upon arrival after she was seen behaving...

    Tough tennis act to follow: Can Serena dominate again?
    Jan02

    Tough tennis act to follow: Can Serena dominate again?

    FILE – In this June 4, 2015, file photo, Serena Williams, of the United States, returns a shot in her semifinal match of the French Open tennis tournament against Timea Bacsinszky, of Switzerland, at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris. Photo: AP BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA: There may be no tougher act to follow in any sport in 2016 than Serena...

    The historic Crimean wine auction
    Jan02

    The historic Crimean wine auction

    The wines are ‘pearls that have endured heavy ordeals, including during the war’. ||| Moscow – Legendary Crimean winemaker Massandra, once a supplier to Russia’s Tsar Nicolas II, has provoked the ire of Kiev by putting 13 000 vintage bottles up for auction on December 29. Massandra described the wines, some dating back to...

    Gas Pipeline Springs Leak In Ukraine, But No Supplies Disrupted
    Jan02

    Gas Pipeline Springs Leak In Ukraine, But No Supplies Disrupted

    A gas pipeline leaked in the Zakarpattia region of western Ukraine, but the leak is not affecting consumers, Ukrainian gas transmission system operator Ukrtransgaz reported January 1. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Morocco: Man Sentenced to 2 Years for Attempted Murder of 2 Tourists
    Jan02

    Morocco: Man Sentenced to 2 Years for Attempted Murder of 2 Tourists

    (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Rabat – A young man from the town of Taounate, in northern Morocco, was sentenced to two years in prison in Fez for attacking two Eastern European tourists. The suspect was charged with “attempted murder with premeditation,” of two tourists from Ukraine and Lithuania, according Moroccan daily...

    Russia Discounts Gas Price Offered To Ukraine
    Jan02

    Russia Discounts Gas Price Offered To Ukraine

    Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev approved a discount in the price of natural gas for Ukraine to bring Russian gas prices closer to prices in European markets. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...