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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Revenge of the Oligarchs
    Oct27

    Revenge of the Oligarchs

    Last Sunday’s local election was Ukraine’s first chance to show that things have changed. But it looks like the moguls still rule. …read more Source: Foreign...

    Separatist Ukraine region lifts ban on UN aid: OSCE (AFP)
    Oct27

    Separatist Ukraine region lifts ban on UN aid: OSCE (AFP)

    Moscow (AFP) – One of eastern Ukraine’s separatist regions has agreed to lift a ban on humanitarian aid deliveries by UN agencies, an official with the Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe said Tuesday. …read more Source: The West...

    Britain’s failure to strike Syria encouraged Putin in Crimea, says former Nato chief
    Oct27

    Britain’s failure to strike Syria encouraged Putin in Crimea, says former Nato chief

    The West’s “declaration of weakness” in 2013 over Syria encouraged Vladimir Putin to think he could get away with seizing Crimea, says Lord Robertson …read more Source: The...

    Russia and Iran Are Winning a War of Images in Syria
    Oct27

    Russia and Iran Are Winning a War of Images in Syria

    The leaders of Russia and Iran both have ramped up their propaganda machines to project images of surging regional influence within Syria. This aggressive news management by Russian President Vladimir Putin and Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei, not so incidentally, coincides with the waning of U.S. power and influence. Since the start of the...

    Ukraine says soldier killed near Donetsk
    Oct27

    Ukraine says soldier killed near Donetsk

    Ukraine says one of its soldiers has been killed by mortar fire near Donetsk. …read more Source:...

    Ukrainian Soldier Killed near Rebel-held Donetsk Airport
    Oct27

    Ukrainian Soldier Killed near Rebel-held Donetsk Airport

    Ukraine says one of its soldiers has been killed by rebel forces that were violating a cease-fire in the east.It was the first reported government loss in fighting since mid-October. A February cease-fire between government and rebel forces has largely held since both sides… …read more Source:...

    German exporters upbeat despite market volatility
    Oct27

    German exporters upbeat despite market volatility

    German exporters are expecting another boom in their shipments abroad this year despite a number of global market uncertainties. And they don’t think WV’s pollution scandal will be much of a party pooper. Sluggish growth prospects in many parts of the world aren’t discouraging German exporters, who on Tuesday said they were...

    Ukrainians Get Their Day in (European) Court
    Oct27

    Ukrainians Get Their Day in (European) Court

    Upholding sanctions against Yanukovych’s cronies requires political will in Brussels and Kiev. …read more Source:...

    The Fighter And The Writer: Jailed Ukrainian Pilot, Nobel Winner Compare Notes On Putin
    Oct27

    The Fighter And The Writer: Jailed Ukrainian Pilot, Nobel Winner Compare Notes On Putin

    Ukrainian military pilot Nadia Savchenko has sent a defiant letter from her Russian pretrial detention center, belittling Vladimir Putin’s macho stunts and thanking acclaimed Belarusian writer Svetlana Alexievich for her support. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Azerbaijan opens fire in course of OSCE Mission’s monitoring on line of contact
    Oct27

    Azerbaijan opens fire in course of OSCE Mission’s monitoring on line of contact

    On October 27, in accordance with the arrangement reached with the authorities of the Nagorno Karabakh Republic, the OSCE Mission conducted a monitoring of the Line of Contact between the armed forces of Nagorno Karabakh and Azerbaijan in the Martakert-Tartar road section, with the participation of the OSCE Minsk Group Co-Chairmen. The press...