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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Where Do Oligarchs Stash Their Cash?
    Feb16

    Where Do Oligarchs Stash Their Cash?

    How do the wealthiest citizens of post-Soviet countries keep their money safe? For some, it’s simple: just buy a palatial home in London. To show the public how it’s done, anticorruption campaigners took journalists on a “Kleptocracy Tour” of London residences owned by foreign oligarchs. (RFE/RL’s Marek Hajduk and...

    Ukraine’s Blockade Leaves Borders Clogged With Russian Trucks
    Feb16

    Ukraine’s Blockade Leaves Borders Clogged With Russian Trucks

    Activists in the southern Ukrainian region of Bukovyna have been blocking Russian trucks from crossing the border for days. The Ukrainian government made a Russian truck ban nationwide on February 15, saying it was in response to Moscow’s ban on Ukrainian trucks a day earlier. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source:...

    Zhirinovsky: After our demand to return Western Armenia, little will remain of Turkey
    Feb16

    Zhirinovsky: After our demand to return Western Armenia, little will remain of Turkey

    “In response to Turkey’s refusal to recognize Crimea’s reunion with Russia, we should recognize the Turkish Kurdistan as an independent state and demand Turkey to return the lands of Western Armenia. If Greece, Bulgaria and other countries having territorial claims to Turkey demand their lands back, little will remain of...

    Ipatov: Making hasty changes to electoral laws ahead of the elections would be wrong
    Feb16

    Ipatov: Making hasty changes to electoral laws ahead of the elections would be wrong

    “It will be wrong to rush amendments,” said Vadim Ipatov. He cited the recent local elections in Ukraine as an example. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine in Political Crisis as Government Faces No Confidence Vote
    Feb16

    Ukraine in Political Crisis as Government Faces No Confidence Vote

    Ukrainian prime minister could be ousted this afternoon. …read more Source: ABC...

    Ukraine PM Yatsenyuk faces threat of no-confidence vote
    Feb16

    Ukraine PM Yatsenyuk faces threat of no-confidence vote

    Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk is due to address parliament, where he faces the threat of a vote of no confidence. A no-confidence vote could cause the government to collapse, leading to snap elections. Mr Yatsenyuk’s government has been criticised over the slow pace of reform and faces allegations of corruption. Western...

    Shevchenko joins Ukraine coaching staff
    Feb16

    Shevchenko joins Ukraine coaching staff

    Former Chelsea player Andriy Shevchenko before a match. Reuters KIEV: Former Ukraine striker Andriy Shevchenko has joined the national team’s coaching staff ahead of the 2016 European Championship, replacing assistant coach Olexandr Zavarov. Shevchenko is Ukraine’s record scorer with 48 goals in 111 games and won the Ballon d’Or...

    Ukraine PM faces no-confidence threat
    Feb16

    Ukraine PM faces no-confidence threat

    Ukrainian PM Arseniy Yatsenyuk reports to MPs on his government’s record and faces the threat of a no-confidence vote. …read more Source:...

    Manvel Sargsyan: U.S. offers Russia a fundamental role that will put it on its feet again
    Feb16

    Manvel Sargsyan: U.S. offers Russia a fundamental role that will put it on its feet again

    Mainstream media are still discussing Vladimir Putin’s unwillingness to talk to Recep Erdogan. What did Turkey anticipate from its new strategy towards Russia following the downing of the Russian warplane over Syria? Russia’s military build up in Syria disrupted all the Syrian plans of Turkey given that since 2011 Turks have been...

    Missiles in Syria kill 50 as schools, hospitals hit; Turkey accuses Russia
    Feb16

    Missiles in Syria kill 50 as schools, hospitals hit; Turkey accuses Russia

    People gather near what is said to be a hospital damaged by missile attacks in Azaz, Aleppo, Syria, February 15, 2016 in this still image taken from a video on a social media website. REUTERS/Social Media Website via Reuters TV Turkey on Monday accused Russia of an “obvious war crime” after missile attacks in northern Syria killed scores of...