: :inin Kyiv (EET)

Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Russia announces lawsuit against Ukraine
    Jan01

    Russia announces lawsuit against Ukraine

    Russia initiated procedures required for an immediate lawsuit against Ukraine over default on $3 billion debt …read more Source: World...

    Russia announces lawsuit against Ukraine over default on $3-bn debt
    Jan01

    Russia announces lawsuit against Ukraine over default on $3-bn debt

    Russia’s finance ministry said Friday it was suing Ukraine for defaulting on a $3-billion debt to Moscow, following an order by President Vladimir Putin …read more Source: The Daily...

    Putin declares NATO ‘threat’ to Russian security
    Jan01

    Putin declares NATO ‘threat’ to Russian security

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a new defense strategy document that declares the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) a threat to Russia’s national security. The document, which was signed by Putin this week, considers NATO’s military buildup in various countries as a major foreign threat against Russian national...

    Analysis: Propaganda battle over Ukrainian Jews is not over
    Jan01

    Analysis: Propaganda battle over Ukrainian Jews is not over

    Russia, Ukraine accuse each other of playing ‘Jewish card’ in conflict. …read more Source: The Jerusalem...

    Global outlook: What to expect in 2016?
    Jan01

    Global outlook: What to expect in 2016?

    A photo taken on January 1, 2016 shows fireworks over the Erasmusbrug (Erasmus Bridge) during New Year’s Eve in Amsterdam. / AFP / ANP / robin utrecht / Netherlands OUT BEIJING – Bidding farewell to an eventful 2015, the world is embracing a new year on Friday. The following is a list of major political and economic events that are expected...

    In Ukraine: Govt. to probe suspected Russian cyber attack on grid
    Jan01

    In Ukraine: Govt. to probe suspected Russian cyber attack on grid

    The SBU said in a statement on Monday that it had managed to thwart malware that was launched by "Russian security services". Ukraine will investigate a suspected cyber attack on its power grid, the energy ministry said on Thursday, an incident the country’s secret service has blamed on Russia.A power company in western Ukraine,...

    EU-Ukraine Free Trade Deal Comes Into Effect
    Jan01

    EU-Ukraine Free Trade Deal Comes Into Effect

    Ukraine’s free-trade agreement with the European Union has come into force, coinciding with the start of Moscow’s food embargo against Kyiv. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Obama Report Card: The Good, the Bad and the Incomplete
    Jan01

    The Obama Report Card: The Good, the Bad and the Incomplete

    Forget hope and change. Let’s look at the record. When Barack Obama ran for president in 2008 and 2012, he didn’t just run on hope and change. He made hundreds of promises, everything from changing the way CEOs are taxed to allowing Americans to buy prescription drugs abroad. Those and scores more didn’t happen. And he...

    EU-Ukraine trade deal sparks Moscow-Kyiv trade war
    Jan01

    EU-Ukraine trade deal sparks Moscow-Kyiv trade war

    A free trade accord giving Ukraine tariff-free access to EU markets has come into effect under an association deal between Brussels and Kyiv. Meanwhile, Russia has banned food imports from its southwestern neighbor. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    EU-Ukraine trade deal comes into force, angers Moscow
    Jan01

    EU-Ukraine trade deal comes into force, angers Moscow

    Ukraine’s free-trade deal with the EU comes into effect on Friday, coinciding with the start of Moscow’s food embargo against Kiev that will force the impoverished former Soviet republic to revisit its economic model. The free-trade accord is part of the broader EU Association Agreement – signed at the end of June 2014 – and stands at...