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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Besieged Gazprom Gives Ground to Brussels
    Sep09

    Besieged Gazprom Gives Ground to Brussels

    Score one for Brussels. The EU is finally, haltingly moving away from the onerous long-term, take-or-pay contracts Russian gas firm Gazprom has foisted on its Western customers. Yesterday marked Gazprom’s first public auction of gas in Europe, and three more will follow this week. Those auctions mark a shift in the continent’s gas...

    Russia Tests New Fighter Bombers in Crimea
    Sep09

    Russia Tests New Fighter Bombers in Crimea

    A Black Sea Fleet spokesperson said the airmen’s performance was “excellent.” …read more Source:...

    Nearly 8,000 killed since start of Ukraine conflict: U.N.
    Sep09

    Nearly 8,000 killed since start of Ukraine conflict: U.N.

    Nearly 8,000 people – including civilians, soldiers and militia members – have been killed since the outbreak of the conflict in Ukraine, the United Nations human rights office (OHCHR) said Tuesday. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Kiev invites ICC to probe war crimes in east Ukraine
    Sep08

    Kiev invites ICC to probe war crimes in east Ukraine

    Ukraine on Tuesday accepted the International Criminal Court’s jurisdiction to probe war crimes committed since February 2014, including in its war-torn east where thousands have been killed. …read more Source: Channel...

    The Surprising Resurgence of Russia as a Great Power
    Sep08

    The Surprising Resurgence of Russia as a Great Power

    In a world full of surprises — the rise of Islamic fundamentalism, the weakness in the Chinese economy, the battles within the European Union, the making of the Iran deal, the slide in the American stock market — one of the greatest surprises of all has been the sudden rebirth of Russian power under Vladimir Putin. This even as Russia...

    ICC Granted Wider Authority on Ukraine Probe
    Sep08

    ICC Granted Wider Authority on Ukraine Probe

    Ukraine granted wider jurisdiction to the International Criminal Court on Tuesday that will enable ICC prosecutors to investigate possible war crimes committed during Russia’s annexation of Crimea and the separatist conflict in eastern Ukraine. Ukraine had earlier accepted the court’s jurisdiction for a limited period from November...

    Nearly 8,000 killed since start of Ukraine conflict: UN
    Sep08

    Nearly 8,000 killed since start of Ukraine conflict: UN

    UNITED NATIONS: Nearly 8,000 people – including civilians, soldiers and militia members – have been killed since the outbreak of the conflict in Ukraine, the United Nations human rights office (OHCHR) said on Tuesday. “Since the conflict began in eastern Ukraine in mid-April 2014, a total of at least 7,962 people … have been...

    Violence in Ukraine reaches lowest level since beginning of conflict
    Sep08

    Violence in Ukraine reaches lowest level since beginning of conflict

    Fred LambertKIEV, Ukraine, Sept. 8 (UPI) — One week into a fresh cease-fire, Defense Minister Stepan Poltorak said violence in Ukraine has reached an all-time low since the conflict broke out last year. …read more Source: United Press...

    Kyiv Invites ICC To Probe For War Crimes In Eastern Ukraine
    Sep08

    Kyiv Invites ICC To Probe For War Crimes In Eastern Ukraine

    Ukraine has accepted the International Criminal Court’s (ICC) jurisdiction to probe possible war crimes committed during Russia’s annexation of the Crimean Peninsula and the separatist conflict in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russians forces seize drunk Ukraine troops
    Sep08

    Russians forces seize drunk Ukraine troops

    Russia has captured three Ukrainian paratroopers who crossed into Crimea to offer their Russian counterparts a slice of melon in… …read more Source: The...