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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Medvedev: Russia’s Economy Must Prepare for Worst-Case Scenario
    Jan13

    Medvedev: Russia’s Economy Must Prepare for Worst-Case Scenario

    Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said the Russian economy is looking better than one year ago but must prepare for the worst-case scenario as it continues to suffer from low oil prices and the impact of Western sanctions. Speaking Wednesday in Moscow at the annual Gaidar Forum on economics, Medvedev noted 2015 was probably the most...

    Adami: Man facing deportation to Ukraine fears he will be killed by corrupt officials
    Jan13

    Adami: Man facing deportation to Ukraine fears he will be killed by corrupt officials

    Serhii Vakurov is living a nightmare as he awaits deportation to Ukraine where he says he will be killed by corrupt authorities who are after huge natural gas reserves on property he owns back home. Canada Border Services Agency says the 36-year-old businessman, who came to Canada in 2011 to study English at Algonquin College, is being kicked out...

    Ukraine may open checkpoints to vehicles from Lugansk
    Jan13

    Ukraine may open checkpoints to vehicles from Lugansk

    “The Ukrainian side said it will consider the possibility of opening the checkpoints to civil transport and vehicles with humanitarian aid from Lugansk. I think this is a positive development in the talks,” Martin Sajdik noted. …read more Source:...

    Two dead, five missing in French Alps avalanche
    Jan13

    Two dead, five missing in French Alps avalanche

    A 14-year-old French boy and a Ukrainian man were killed when an avalanche in the French Alps swept away skiers, including a school group, leaving three seriously injured and five still missing. …read more Source: RTÉ...

    Russia ‘Aims to Create a Boutique State in Syria,’ Erdogan Warns
    Jan13

    Russia ‘Aims to Create a Boutique State in Syria,’ Erdogan Warns

    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has dismissed Russia’s claims that its air campaign in Syria seeks to defeat the Islamic State militant group (ISIS) and said Moscow’s true aim is to set up a “boutique state” in Syria’s northwest, national newspaper Daily Sabah reports. Russia began airstrikes in Syria in September and...

    More than 75 percent of Vietnamese want to stay in CzechRep -poll
    Jan13

    More than 75 percent of Vietnamese want to stay in CzechRep -poll

    Prague – More than three quarters of the Vietnamese, three fifths of the Ukrainians and half the Russians who live in the Czech Republic would like to acquire permanent residence in the country, according… …read more Source: České...

    French Alps avalanche leaves two skiers dead
    Jan13

    French Alps avalanche leaves two skiers dead

    A Ukrainian and a teenager have died after an avalanche in the French Alps swept away skiers, including a group of school children. Five pupils are still missing. …read more Source: The Local...

    Tomgram: Michael Klare, The Look of a Badly Oiled Planet
    Jan13

    Tomgram: Michael Klare, The Look of a Badly Oiled Planet

    When it comes to news about Saudi Arabia, the execution of an oppositional Shiite cleric, Nimr al-Nimr, has topped the headlines recently — and small wonder. Aging King Salman bin Abdulaziz al-Saud and his 30-year-old son, Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, the new defense minister who has already involved his country in a classic...

    More than 50 Ukrainian prisoners of war to be released
    Jan13

    More than 50 Ukrainian prisoners of war to be released

    Martin Sajdik explained that this is a total number, and the exchange will not be equal. Most of the war prisoners will be released by the Ukrainian authorities. …read more Source:...

    Parties to Ukraine conflict to make another attempt to achieve ceasefire
    Jan13

    Parties to Ukraine conflict to make another attempt to achieve ceasefire

    “Our work in Minsk is running against the backdrop of worsening relations between Russia and Ukraine. This fact has a considerable effect on the situation. I feel sad that my Christmas wishes regarding a regime of silence did not come true,” Martin Sajdik said. …read more Source:...