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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    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:...

    Ukraine bans workplace discrimination against gays (AFP)
    Nov12

    Ukraine bans workplace discrimination against gays (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukraine’s parliament Thursday finally banned discrimination against gays in the workplace during a heated session on legislation that could open the door to visa-free travel to much of the EU in 2016. …read more Source: The West...

    Verkhovna Rada allows American and Canadian solders to enter Ukraine
    Nov12

    Verkhovna Rada allows American and Canadian solders to enter Ukraine

    350 American and 100 Canadian soldiers will participate in the exercises. …read more Source:...

    Russian Ex-policeman Convicted as CIA Spy
    Nov12

    Russian Ex-policeman Convicted as CIA Spy

    A court in Moscow has convicted a former policeman and sentenced him to 13 years in prison for passing state secrets to the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency. Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB) said Thursday that Yevgeny Chistov admitted he was a CIA spy for three years and pleaded guilty to charges of treason. Chistov was a police...

    Flurry Of Claims Spells Trouble For What’s Left Of Ukraine Cease-Fire Regime
    Nov12

    Flurry Of Claims Spells Trouble For What’s Left Of Ukraine Cease-Fire Regime

    Far from international front pages, the situation in eastern Ukraine is once again on the verge of open warfare. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...