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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Russia: 40% of terrorists in Syria are mercenaries from 100 countries
    Oct28

    Russia: 40% of terrorists in Syria are mercenaries from 100 countries

    Moscow, SANA – Russian President Vladimir Putin said terrorist organizations are trying to use the Middle East and North Africa as a springboard to launch operations aimed at destabilizing the security of other countries. In a letter to the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) member states in their meeting for discussing security and...

    Vejonis: Ukrainians have finally tasted freedom  – The Baltic Times
    Oct28

    Vejonis: Ukrainians have finally tasted freedom – The Baltic Times

    On his first official visit to Ukraine, Latvian President Raimonds Vejonis has said Ukrainians have finally felt freedom and independence and do…… …read more Source: The Baltic...

    Internet freedom falls for fifth year in row: survey
    Oct28

    Internet freedom falls for fifth year in row: survey

    WASHINGTON (AFP) – 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...

    New Foreign Policy Centre Publication: Traditional religion and political power: Examining the role of the church in Georgia, Armenia, Ukraine and Moldova
    Oct28

    New Foreign Policy Centre Publication: Traditional religion and political power: Examining the role of the church in Georgia, Armenia, Ukraine and Moldova

    Traditional religion and political power: Examining the role of the church in Georgia, Armenia, Ukraine and Moldova examines the political and social role of the Orthodox Churches in Georgia, Ukraine and Moldova and of the Armenian Apostolic Church. It explores the ways in which the churches have contributed to the development of national...

    Separatist Ukraine region lifts ban on UN aid
    Oct28

    Separatist Ukraine region lifts ban on UN aid

    Russia-backed separatists allow UN agencies to work in some areas of Lugansk region …read more Source: World...

    Freedom on the Net 2015: Armenia rated as a ‘free’ country
    Oct28

    Freedom on the Net 2015: Armenia rated as a ‘free’ country

    With a score of 28 Armenia is ranked as a free country in a fresh Freedom of the Net 2015 report released by the Freedom House. Georgia is another post-Soviet country rated as “free.” Azerbaijan, Ukraine and Kyrgyzstan are partly free, while Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan are rated as “not free.” The report says the internet...

    Latvian MFA: despite the refugee crisis in Europe, EU’s must maintain attention on Ukraine
    Oct28

    Latvian MFA: despite the refugee crisis in Europe, EU’s must maintain attention on Ukraine

    In Kyiv on 27 October, Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkevics met with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine, Pavlo Klimkin, to discuss bilateral relations between the countries, the security environment in Ukraine, and the relations between the European Union (EU) and Ukraine, especially the status and pace of the reform processes in Ukraine,...

    Belarus 44th in World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business List
    Oct28

    Belarus 44th in World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business List

    Among the post-Soviet countries Estonia ranks the highest (16th). It is followed by Lithuania (20th), Latvia (22nd) and Georgia (24th). Armenia is 35th, Kazakhstan 41st, Russia 51st, Moldova 52nd, Azerbaijan 63rd, Kyrgyzstan 67th, Ukraine 83rd, Uzbekistan 87th, and Tajikistan 132nd. …read more Source:...

    British expert:  Karabakh is becoming another link in a chain of disorder stretching from Ukraine to Syria
    Oct28

    British expert: Karabakh is becoming another link in a chain of disorder stretching from Ukraine to Syria

    Nagorno-Karabakh, the former Soviet Union’s oldest and most dangerous conflict, is waking up again. The 1994 ceasefire between Armenia and Azerbaijan is under severe strain. Where there was occasional sniper fire two years ago, mortars are now being fired. Rockets are raining down on the Armenia-Azerbaijan border and the ceasefire line east...

    Belarus considering Motor Sich request on Minsk-Zaporizhia flight
    Oct28

    Belarus considering Motor Sich request on Minsk-Zaporizhia flight

    “We have received an official request from the Ukrainian aviation authorities to designate the Minsk-Zaporizhia line to the Motor Sich air company. We are currently looking into the documents,” the head of the department said. …read more Source:...