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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Makei: Belarus is truly interested in peace and stability in the region
    Oct28

    Makei: Belarus is truly interested in peace and stability in the region

    When asked on the Ukrainian conflict, Vladimir Makei noted: “We are truly interested in peace and stability returning to our region, but not to the detriment of our relations with Russia. …read more Source:...

    Grigor Dimitrov starts with success in Basel
    Oct28

    Grigor Dimitrov starts with success in Basel

    Bulgaria’s top tennis player Grigor Dimitrov qualified for the second round of the indoors tennis tournament in Basel by winning against Sergei Stahovski, Ukraine by 6:3, 6:4. In this way in 3 matches the two have played in professional tennis, Dimitrov strikes his second success. To obtain a place in the quarterfinals the Bulgarian will...

    President Vejonis in Ukraine urges steps to create non-visa entry policy
    Oct28

    President Vejonis in Ukraine urges steps to create non-visa entry policy

    President Raimonds Vejonis, while on his official visit in Kiev, relayed the Latvian government’s desire for Ukraine’s government and parliament to implement a non-visa entry and travel policy, informs LETA. …read more Source: The Baltic...

    Contact group on Ukraine to meet in Minsk on 17 November
    Oct28

    Contact group on Ukraine to meet in Minsk on 17 November

    The working group on security will gather in Minsk on 10 November, the working group on political affairs will sit next week. …read more Source:...

    The Army Is the Smallest It Has Been Since Before World War II, And Other Signs of the Military’s Decline
    Oct28

    The Army Is the Smallest It Has Been Since Before World War II, And Other Signs of the Military’s Decline

    The state of our military isn’t good. The Heritage Foundation released its 2016 Index of U.S. Military Strength today, and its findings are cause for concern. While potential adversaries have either grown more threatening or maintained their levels of aggressiveness, U.S. military strength continues to atrophy due to budget cuts and lack of...

    Internet freedom falls for fifth year in row—survey
    Oct28

    Internet freedom falls for fifth year in row—survey

    WASHINGTON, United States—Global online freedom declined for a fifth consecutive yearas more governments stepped up electronic surveillance and clamped down on dissidents using blogs or social media, a survey showed Wednesday. The annual report by non-government watchdog Freedom House said the setbacks were especially noticeable in the...

    Internet freedom falls for fifth year in row: survey
    Oct28

    Internet freedom falls for fifth year in row: survey

    WASHINGTON – Global online freedom declined for a fifth consecutive year as more governments stepped up electronic surveillance and clamped down on dissidents using blogs or social media, a survey showed Wednesday.The annual report by non-government watchdog Freedom House said the setbacks were especially noticeable in the Middle East,...

    Chris Alexander – MPs and the media called me a ‘baby killer’
    Oct28

    Chris Alexander – MPs and the media called me a ‘baby killer’

    Global News had an interesting interview with defeated Conservative cabinet minister Chris Alexander last night. During the interview Alexander complained about various issues that he believed help contribute to his defeat during the election as well as the defeat of his party. He made some fascinating claims during the interview. For one, he...

    The ex-files: Former commissioners’ new jobs
    Oct28

    The ex-files: Former commissioners’ new jobs

    A new survey from transparency NGO Corporate Europe Observatory tracks the positions now held by members of the previous European Commission, many of whom have taken roles on management boards of corporations, NGOs and institutions since leaving office a year ago. Here’s an overview of what former Commission President José Manuel Barroso...

    Contact group on Ukraine agree to exchange captives
    Oct28

    Contact group on Ukraine agree to exchange captives

    The Ukrainian side plans to release 11 persons, while the self-proclaimed republics will free nine prisoners. …read more Source:...