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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Thailand’s battered image dealt new blow with aviation scare
    Dec04

    Thailand’s battered image dealt new blow with aviation scare

    First a military coup. Thai food, fun people, smiles and a fairytale monarchy, said Michael Montesano a Thailand expert at the Institute of Southeast Asian Studies in Singapore. According to Human Rights Watch, the junta’s rule has sent “Thailand’s human rights situation into free fall.” Yet this week, government, tourism...

    Britain Beefs Up Its Military As It Joins The Fight Against ISIS In Syria
    Dec04

    Britain Beefs Up Its Military As It Joins The Fight Against ISIS In Syria

    WASHINGTON — Britain has traditionally been considered the U.S.’s closest friend. Now it may once again be one of its most assertive.British Prime Minister David Cameron won strong parliamentary approval on Thursday to go to war in Syria, joining a U.S.-led coalition that is targeting territory there controlled by the Islamic State...

    Ukraine failing its war-stricken disabled people
    Dec04

    Ukraine failing its war-stricken disabled people

    The war in eastern Ukraine has created a lot of economic and social problems for the government in Kiev. …read more Source:...

    Natalia Antonova: Journalist and Playwright Caught Between Russia, Ukraine, and the West
    Dec04

    Natalia Antonova: Journalist and Playwright Caught Between Russia, Ukraine, and the West

    A journalist and playwright with a complex national identity, Natalia Antonova was born in Soviet Ukraine, has roots in modern-day Russia, and was raised in the United States. Today, her time and mind are split between Moscow and other places. In addition to freelancing for newspapers like The Guardian and writing a column for The Moscow Times,...

    OSCE: Germany takes the helm
    Dec04

    OSCE: Germany takes the helm

    Terror attacks, Turkish-Russian tensions, the refugee crisis and a conflict in Eastern Ukraine – the fragile security situation in Europe dominates the 2015 OSCE Ministerial Council. Dagmar Engel reports from Belgrade. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Lviv Welcomes New US Training of Ukrainian Soldiers
    Dec04

    Lviv Welcomes New US Training of Ukrainian Soldiers

    As sporadic fighting continues between government forces and pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine, the U.S. Army has begun training soldiers from Ukraine’s Ministry of Defense in a compound outside of the western city of Lviv. Pentagon correspondent Carla Babb reports from the city, where locals are both proud of their...

    Russians’ attitude to Western nations continues to deteriorate
    Dec04

    Russians’ attitude to Western nations continues to deteriorate

    An overwhelming majority of Russians profess increasingly negative feelings about the USA, the EU and other Western nations, a poll shows. At the same time, 65 percent of respondents think Russia should stay its independent course regardless of sanctions. The research conducted by the independent polling center Levada in late November shows the...

    Lviv Embraces US Training for Ukrainian Soldiers
    Dec04

    Lviv Embraces US Training for Ukrainian Soldiers

    As sporadic fighting continues between government forces and pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine, the U.S. Army has begun training soldiers from Ukraine’s Ministry of Defense. The Pentagon early last week began training five battalions of active-duty troops and one for special operations, the AFP news service reported. At least one...

    Lavrov: Dialogue between Kiev and Rebels Indispensable
    Dec03

    Lavrov: Dialogue between Kiev and Rebels Indispensable

    03 de diciembre de 2015, 16:07Moscow, Dec 3 (Prensa Latina) Russian Foreign Minister Serguei Lavrov insisted Thursday that the solution of the Ukrainian conflict, requires a meticulous fulfilment of the agreements signed in Minsk, Belarus, through a direct contact between the parts. …read more Source: Prensa...

    Kerry calls for Russia to pull back from Ukraine
    Dec03

    Kerry calls for Russia to pull back from Ukraine

    The secretary of state also said the war against religious extremists in Syria will not be won without Arab ground troops. …read more Source: The Washington...