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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Hit by new wave of refugees, Germany warns EU partners
    Sep08

    Hit by new wave of refugees, Germany warns EU partners

    Struggling to cope with record numbers of asylum seekers, Germany told its European partners on Monday they too must take in more refugees, as police in Hungary used pepper spray on desperate migrants who broke out of a reception centre at the border. Chancellor Angela Merkel, speaking after a weekend in which 20,000 migrants entered Germany from...

    Five suspects in 13 January case are in Ukraine
    Sep08

    Five suspects in 13 January case are in Ukraine

    Of 66 suspects in the 13 January case, five defendants currently are in Ukraine. As Lithuania’s Prosecutor General’s Office notes, although Ukraine has completely satisfied the legal assistance requests of Lithuania, the extradition of the suspects is impossible, informs LETA/ELTA. …read more Source: The Baltic...

    West Uses European Union As ‘Carrot’ For Ukraine; Russian Speaker Says Ukraine Won’t Become EU Member In Near Future
    Sep08

    West Uses European Union As ‘Carrot’ For Ukraine; Russian Speaker Says Ukraine Won’t Become EU Member In Near Future

    Valentina Matviyenko, the speaker of the upper house of the Russian parliament, said that Ukraine would not become a member of the European Union in near future. She called the E.U. a “carrot” used as bait by the West for Ukraine. Matviyenko said that Ukraine was in a difficult economic situation, while the EU had its own problems as well....

    Russia Steps Up Pressure On Ukraine Over Debt
    Sep08

    Russia Steps Up Pressure On Ukraine Over Debt

    Russia has threatened to challenge an International Monetary Fund (IMF) bailout loan with Ukraine if Kyiv doesn’t pay back its $3 billion bond due in December. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Basketball team records first European Championship win in 22 years
    Sep08

    Basketball team records first European Championship win in 22 years

    The basketball national team beat Ukraine 78:71 at the European Championship, having lost the first two games by wide margins. …read more Source:...

    Moscow Warns Talks Unlikely To Avert Food Sanctions On Ukraine
    Sep08

    Moscow Warns Talks Unlikely To Avert Food Sanctions On Ukraine

    Russia warned September 7 that there’s only a slim chance of averting a trade embargo against Ukraine when Kyiv’s free-trade pact with the European Union takes effect in January. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Eastern Ukrainian Rebel Leader Reportedly Detained
    Sep08

    Eastern Ukrainian Rebel Leader Reportedly Detained

    A leader of Russian-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine has reportedly been detained by fellow rebels as he returned to the Donetsk region from Russia. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    New Ukraine truce: rays of hope and clouds of doubt
    Sep08

    New Ukraine truce: rays of hope and clouds of doubt

    KIEV: Ukraine s warring sides marked a week without heavy fighting on Monday in a tentatively encouraging change to a 17-month war that has debilitate …read more Source: The News...

    What spawned Russia’s ‘troll army’? Experts on ‘The Red Web’ answer your questions
    Sep08

    What spawned Russia’s ‘troll army’? Experts on ‘The Red Web’ answer your questions

    What is a Putinbot, and how do they affect political debate? Post your questions for Andrei Soldatov and Irina Borogan on how the propaganda war plays out online 4.39pm BSTReports on the workings of Russian ‘troll factories’ – formerly only on the radar of journalists critical of the regime – have become commonplace in recent months....

    White lion and Siberian tiger cubs play with visitors in Crimea safari park
    Sep08

    White lion and Siberian tiger cubs play with visitors in Crimea safari park

    …read more Source: Thanh Nien...