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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Leaders reinforce Ukraine peace deal
    Dec30

    Leaders reinforce Ukraine peace deal

    The leaders of France, Germany, Russia and Ukraine agree the Minsk peace deal for Ukraine must be fully implemented in 2016. …read more Source:...

    Arman Pashikyan comes 3rd at Al Ain Chess Classic.
    Dec30

    Arman Pashikyan comes 3rd at Al Ain Chess Classic.

    Armenia’s chess player Arman Pashikyan came 3rd at the Al Ain Chess Classic. Today he tied his Round 9 game against Mykhailo Oleksienko of Ukraine to score 6,5 points. Armenia’s Robert Hovhannisyan came 10th. GM Wang Hao of China became the winner of the championship with 8 points. He hurdled the challenge from GM Abhijeet Gupta of...

    The World According to Russia
    Dec30

    The World According to Russia

    Vladimir Putin at his end-of-the-year news conference in Moscow Maxim Smeyev / Reuters“Do you realize what you have done?” Vladimir Putin demanded at the United Nations in September. The question was a rebuke to the Americaan-led bloc of countries that initially viewed with optimism the Arab Spring, which began five years ago this month, but has...

    Europe: Russian court jails blogger for five years for extremist posts
    Dec30

    Europe: Russian court jails blogger for five years for extremist posts

    A Russian court on Wednesday sentenced a blogger to five years in jail for what it said was his extremist activity on the Internet after he urged people to attend a protest against high transport fares and criticised Russian intervention in Ukraine. …read more Source: Standard...

    World: Russian court jails blogger for five years for extremist posts
    Dec30

    World: Russian court jails blogger for five years for extremist posts

    A Russian court on Wednesday sentenced a blogger to five years in jail for what it said was his extremist activity on the Internet after he urged people to attend a protest against high transport fares and criticised Russian intervention in Ukraine. …read more Source: Standard...

    Major leaders renew support for cease-fire
    Dec30

    Major leaders renew support for cease-fire

    The leaders of Russia, Ukraine, France and Germany have agreed to extend the Minsk peace accord on Ukraine into 2016, the Kremlin said in a statement on Wednesday, following a phone call among the four leaders. …read more Source: Global...

    Russia and Ukraine Finally Break Up
    Dec30

    Russia and Ukraine Finally Break Up

    Russia’s economy hasn’t bottomed out. Ukraine has nowhere to go but up. …read more Source:...

    News24.com | Uncertainty in Ukraine’s rebel east
    Dec30

    News24.com | Uncertainty in Ukraine’s rebel east

    People in In Ukraine’s rebel east say they are living with uncertainty as the aura in the capital, Donetsk, feels more forced than festive. …read more Source:...

    EDB: Economic activity in CIS stabilized in Q3 2015
    Dec30

    EDB: Economic activity in CIS stabilized in Q3 2015

    The economic activity in the CIS countries stabilized in Q3 2015 as its decline slowed in Belarus, Russia and Ukraine, reads the CIS Macromonitor published by the Analytical Unit of the Eurasian Development Bank (EDB). …read more Source:...

    Russian court jails blogger for five years for ‘extremist’ posts
    Dec30

    Russian court jails blogger for five years for ‘extremist’ posts

    A Russian court on Wednesday sentenced a blogger to five years in jail for what it said was his extremist activity on the Internet after he urged people to attend a protest against high transport fares and criticized Russian intervention in Ukraine. Vadim Tyumenstev, 35, from the Siberian region of Tomsk, was also banned from using the Internet...