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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    How Airlines Determine Which Conflict Zones Are Safe to Fly Over
    Nov05

    How Airlines Determine Which Conflict Zones Are Safe to Fly Over

    A slew of international airlines have stopped flying over the Sinai Peninsula this week in response to the mysterious crash of a Russian commercial jet with more than 200 people on board. It’s still not clear what might have caused the crash, though security officials in Britain and the U.S. have raised growing concerns that it was brought...

    Ukraine eschews visa-free EU travel by refusing to protect gay people in workplace
    Nov05

    Ukraine eschews visa-free EU travel by refusing to protect gay people in workplace

    Parliament has blocked legislation banning discrimination at work that was condition set by European UnionUkraine’s parliament has on Thursday scuppered the country’s chances of visa-free travel to most EU nations by blocking legislation that would have banned discrimination against gay people in the workplace.The pro-EU leadership...

    Ukraine’s Armenian-Georgian Shield
    Nov05

    Ukraine’s Armenian-Georgian Shield

    In fact, more Georgian officials have appeared in Ukraine since Saakashvili’s appointment as governor of Odessa. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine snubs free travel to Europe over anti-gay law (AFP)
    Nov05

    Ukraine snubs free travel to Europe over anti-gay law (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukraine’s parliament Thursday scuppered the ex-Soviet country’s chances of visa-free travel to most EU nations by blocking legislation that would have banned discrimination against gays in the workplace. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukraine snubs free travel to Europe over anti-gay law
    Nov05

    Ukraine snubs free travel to Europe over anti-gay law

    Only 117 lawmakers in the 450-seat parliament supported the changes demanded by Brussels …read more Source:...

    Baltics back Ukraine and blast Nord Stream 2 project
    Nov05

    Baltics back Ukraine and blast Nord Stream 2 project

    Prime Ministers of the three Baltic states gave staunch support to their Ukrainian counterpart Arseniy Yatsenuk in Riga Thursday and expressed severe doubts about the proposed Nord Stream 2 pipeline planned to run under the Baltic Sea. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine rebels complete small arms withdrawal (AFP)
    Nov05

    Ukraine rebels complete small arms withdrawal (AFP)

    Donetsk (Ukraine) (AFP) – Ukraine’s pro-Russian insurgents said Thursday they had withdrawn all of their smaller weapons from a deadly buffer zone in the ex-Soviet state’s separatist east. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukraine snubs free travel to Europe over anti-gay law
    Nov05

    Ukraine snubs free travel to Europe over anti-gay law

    Ukraine’s parliament Thursday scuppered the country’s chances of visa-free travel to most EU nations by blocking legislation that would have banned discrimination against gays in the workplace. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Ukraine rebels complete small arms withdrawal
    Nov05

    Ukraine rebels complete small arms withdrawal

    The reported pullback was in line with a trust-building September 1 pact that has sharply de-escalated the violence and seen just seven Ukrainian soldiers die from enemy fire – about the same number killed daily at some points last year. …read more Source: Channel...

    Putin’s aviation nightmare
    Nov05

    Putin’s aviation nightmare

    Vladimir Putin must hate aviation. The tragic crash of a Russian airliner in Egypt last weekend, with mounting evidence of a terrorist attack by ISIL, is but the latest in a series of air disasters challenging the Kremlin over the last year. All of these have directly resulted from Moscow’s ever more aggressive foreign policy — in Ukraine,...