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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Nordic, Baltic Countries Call For Release Of Kohver, Sentsov
    Sep03

    Nordic, Baltic Countries Call For Release Of Kohver, Sentsov

    Foreign ministers from Nordic and Baltic countries have called for the immediate release of an Estonian security officer recently sentenced in Russia to 15 years in jail. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    NATO Opens Military Center in Lithuania Amid Ukraine Crisis
    Sep03

    NATO Opens Military Center in Lithuania Amid Ukraine Crisis

    Fighter jets roaring overhead, NATO on Thursday inaugurated a military center in the Lithuanian capital amid growing concerns in the Baltic countries over Russia’s military presence. NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg, who joined Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite for the opening ceremony, described the new unit as a “big step...

    Ukraine: sufficient vaccine coming to block polio outbreak
    Sep03

    Ukraine: sufficient vaccine coming to block polio outbreak

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — One day after the World Health Organization confirmed two cases of polio in Ukrainian children, the country’s health minister says efforts are underway to import enough vaccine to prevent an outbreak.Health officials have warned for years that Ukraine was at risk of a polio epidemic because of low vaccination rates. The...

    Ukraine says foiled bombing of Kiev apartment block
    Sep03

    Ukraine says foiled bombing of Kiev apartment block

    KIEV: Ukraine’s security services said Thursday they had detained four members of a pro-Russian group suspected of plotting to blow up a block of flats in Kiev. “They planned to blow up a building in Obolon and were caught red-handed,” Olena Gitlyanska, spokeswoman for the SBU security services, told AFP, referring to a large...

    Ukraine: sufficient vaccine coming to block polio outbreak
    Sep03

    Ukraine: sufficient vaccine coming to block polio outbreak

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” One day after the World Health Organization confirmed two cases of polio in Ukrainian children, the country’s health minister says efforts are underway to import enough vaccine to prevent an outbreak.Health… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Five Countries Used Banned Cluster Munitions This Year
    Sep03

    Five Countries Used Banned Cluster Munitions This Year

    Five countries — Libya, Sudan, Syria, Ukraine, and Yemen — have used cluster munitions this year, causing unacceptable harm to civilians, according to Human Rights Watch. The rights group wants an end to the use of the weapons, which are banned under the 2008 Convention on Cluster Munitions. Officials commented during the release of an annual...

    Ukraine: sufficient vaccine coming to block polio outbreak
    Sep03

    Ukraine: sufficient vaccine coming to block polio outbreak

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — One day after the World Health Organization confirmed two cases of polio in Ukrainian children, the country’s health minister… …read more Source:...

    The New Middle Passage
    Sep03

    The New Middle Passage

    Peter, a Sierra Leone migrant living in Hungary, is one of the lucky ones. He has a job. He has a supportive community of friends. After seven years in the country, the Hungarian government approved his application for asylum. He started a very successful NGO devoted to helping other migrants make a new life in Hungary. I interviewed Peter in...

    Funeral In Kyiv For Soldiers Killed During Protest
    Sep03

    Funeral In Kyiv For Soldiers Killed During Protest

    Members of Ukraine’s parliament and National Guard attended a funeral service on September 3 for two guardsmen killed by a grenade thrown during violent protests. A member of the nationalist Svoboda political alliance has been arrested for the grenade attack. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    NATO opens military center in Lithuania amid Ukraine crisis
    Sep03

    NATO opens military center in Lithuania amid Ukraine crisis

    VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) — Fighter jets roaring overhead, NATO on Thursday inaugurated a military center in the Lithuanian capital amid growing concerns in the Baltic countries over Russia’s military presence…. …read more Source: Associated...