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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Chişinău experiencing its own Maidan | Adevărul – Romania
    Sep11

    Chişinău experiencing its own Maidan | Adevărul – Romania

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    Poroshenko says Ukraine truce holding despite Russia ‘threat’ (AFP)
    Sep11

    Poroshenko says Ukraine truce holding despite Russia ‘threat’ (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko told an international conference Friday that Russia remained a treat to the “entire democratic world” but that he held out hope a new truce with pro-Moscow insurgents would hold. …read more Source: The West...

    Syria will be topic at Saturday meeting of ministers in Berlin
    Sep11

    Syria will be topic at Saturday meeting of ministers in Berlin

    BERLIN (Reuters) – Foreign ministers meeting in Berlin on Saturday to discuss the Ukraine crisis are also likely to touch on the situation in Syria, a spokesman for the German foreign ministry said on Friday. …read more Source: The...

    Syria will be topic at Saturday meeting of ministers in Berlin
    Sep11

    Syria will be topic at Saturday meeting of ministers in Berlin

    Foreign ministers meeting in Berlin on Saturday to discuss the Ukraine crisis are also likely to touch on the situation in Syria, a spokesman for the German foreign ministry said on Friday. …read more Source: Channel...

    Newsbriefs
    Sep11

    Newsbriefs

    Kyiv officially declares Russia the enemy KYIV – Ukraine’s National Security and Defense Council (NSDC) has approved a new military doctrine that declares Russia to be a military opponent and calls for the country to pursue NATO membership, the news media reported on September 3. There was no immediate official reaction from Russia, which...

    Ukraine Crisis Media Center: On victims of Russian military aggression in Ukraine
    Sep11

    Ukraine Crisis Media Center: On victims of Russian military aggression in Ukraine

    KYIV – The Ukraine Crisis Media Center on September 4 released the infographic below, with the following introductory information. One year ago, on September 5, 2014, the Minsk agreement was signed – it was a road map for resolving the conflict in eastern Ukraine. Over the year, the situation on the occupied territories has only […] …read...

    Kyiv seen as using a bit of street smarts to rankle Russia
    Sep11

    Kyiv seen as using a bit of street smarts to rankle Russia

    It’s a just matter of days before Russian diplomats in Ukraine start working on Volunteer Battalion Street, a quiet tree-lined thoroughfare in downtown Kyiv. The street, named in honor of the irregular forces battling pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine, is home to the Russian Consulate. Kyiv authorities renamed it earlier this month...

    Debt restructuring solves Ukraine’s short-term problems
    Sep11

    Debt restructuring solves Ukraine’s short-term problems

    KYIV – It’s been two weeks since the Ukrainian government confirmed that it succeeded in convincing private lenders to restructure $15 billion of debt owed them. As often is the case, the politicians resolved their immediate problems. Yet the debate continues on whether the deal benefits the Ukrainian economy in the long run. The main […]...

    Close to 8,000 people killed in eastern Ukraine, says U.N.
    Sep11

    Close to 8,000 people killed in eastern Ukraine, says U.N.

    GENEVA – Close to 8,000 people have lost their lives in eastern Ukraine since mid-April 2014, U.N. Human Rights Chief Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein said on September 8 as he released the 11th report by the U.N. Human Rights Monitoring Mission in Ukraine. “The shelling of residential areas on both sides of the contact line […] …read more...

    Russian loan looms as threat to Ukraine bailout
    Sep11

    Russian loan looms as threat to Ukraine bailout

    When Moscow gave Kyiv a $3 billion loan in 2013 as part of incentives to keep its distance from the European Union, many Ukrainians regarded it as a poisoned chalice and a further reason to get rid of then-President Viktor Yanukovych. Now, they are seeing just how dangerous the gift was, as Russia threatens to […] …read more Source: The...