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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    NATO looks to combat Russia's 'information weapon' – document
    Jan27

    NATO looks to combat Russia's 'information weapon' – document

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – NATO may combat Kremlin “weaponisation of information” used to support action such as the 2014 seizure of Crimea by creating a new more powerful communications section and declassifying more sensitive material, according to draft plans. …read more Source: The...

    Dion gets tough with Israel, welcomes back Iran, and other reasons to fear for humanity
    Jan27

    Dion gets tough with Israel, welcomes back Iran, and other reasons to fear for humanity

    1. Dion gets tough with Israel, welcomes back Iran Ronald Zak / APIran’s Ambassador to the International Atomic Energy Agency, IAEA, Reza Najafi. Ottawa wants to lift sanctions and let bygones be bygones. Did anyone doubt for a minute that Ottawa was going to play kissy-face with Iran first chance it got? On Sunday it sent a “tough message”...

    Ministry of Foreign Affairs receives copy of credential of 
Ukrainian Consul-General
    Jan27

    Ministry of Foreign Affairs receives copy of credential of Ukrainian Consul-General

    DUBAI, 27th January, 2016 (WAM) – Rashid Mattar Al Siri, Deputy Director of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ office in Dubai, has received a copy of the credentials of Oleksandr Balanutsa, Ukrainian Consul-General in Dubai and the northern regions, at the ministry’s office in Dubai. …read more Source:...

    Exclusive: Hackers may have wider access to Ukrainian industrial facilities
    Jan27

    Exclusive: Hackers may have wider access to Ukrainian industrial facilities

    KIEV (Reuters) – Hackers were able to attack four sections of Ukraine’s power grid with malware late last year because of basic security lapses and they could take down other industrial facilities at any time, a consultant to government investigators said. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine Seeks Consultations of Budapest Memorandum Signatories
    Jan27

    Ukraine Seeks Consultations of Budapest Memorandum Signatories

    Ukraine’s Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin says Ukraine is proposing to hold consultations between the Budapest Memorandum signatory states following Russian FM Sergey Lavrov’s statement that Moscow never violated it. …read more Source:...

    PM in Kiev: Full support for Ukraine continues to be among EU’s primary tasks
    Jan27

    PM in Kiev: Full support for Ukraine continues to be among EU’s primary tasks

    At his meeting with Ukraine’s Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk in Kiev Tuesday, Prime Minister Taavi Rõivas said that rumours of Russia’s more constructive approach towards Ukraine are severely exaggerated, as Russia has unfortunately taken no real direct steps towards a restoration of the territorial integrity of Ukraine. …read...

    GOP Lawmakers Seek to End Purchase of Russian Rocket Engines
    Jan27

    GOP Lawmakers Seek to End Purchase of Russian Rocket Engines

    American tax dollars should not subsidize the purchase of Russian rocket engines because the sales help enrich the friends of President Vladimir Putin, say two senior Republican lawmakers who aim to reverse the current practice. House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., and Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., are introducing legislation Wednesday to...

    Lenin statue survives bomb plot in rebel Ukraine (AFP)
    Jan27

    Lenin statue survives bomb plot in rebel Ukraine (AFP)

    Donetsk (Ukraine) (AFP) – A Lenin statue escaped largely unharmed Wednesday after unidentified plotters tried to blow up the massive monument of the Soviet Union’s founder in the de facto capital of rebel Ukraine. …read more Source: The West...

    Belarus reaffirms readiness to create conditions for effective work of Ukraine groups
    Jan27

    Belarus reaffirms readiness to create conditions for effective work of Ukraine groups

    Belarusian Minister of Foreign Affairs Vladimir Makei reaffirmed Belarus’ readiness to create all the necessary conditions for effective work of the trilateral contact group on Ukraine and its working groups. …read more Source:...

    Freedom House: Armenia is under Russia’s negative influence
    Jan27

    Freedom House: Armenia is under Russia’s negative influence

    Armenia is in a very difficult region in terms of human rights protection, Arch Puddington, senior vice president for research at Freedom House, told the VoA Armenian Service. Presenting the findings of the Freedom in the World 2016, a flagship annual report by the independent watchdog organization, he said, Armenia is surrounded by countries,...