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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    How to Lose a Proxy War with Russia
    Mar06

    How to Lose a Proxy War with Russia

    Michael Kofman Global Governance, Eurasia The only winning move is not to play. The tenuous cease-fire deal in Syria offers an opportunity for reflection on not just the Syrian war, but also the conflict in Ukraine, where the war burned bright this time last year and still simmers. Aspects of the conflict in Syria offer a window on how a proxy...

    Maslul project to spur conversion in FSU before aliya
    Mar05

    Maslul project to spur conversion in FSU before aliya

    The state conversion course comprises 400 study hours, and conversion candidates in Russia and Ukraine would be able to complete as many as 180 hours before coming to Israel. …read more Source: The Jerusalem...

    EU Extends Sanctions Against Yanukovych, 15 Associates
    Mar05

    EU Extends Sanctions Against Yanukovych, 15 Associates

    The European Union has extended an asset freeze against former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych and 15 of his close associates for alleged misappropriation of state funds. The restrictive measur …read more Source: Big News...

    Palestinian indicted for plotting terror attacks in Ukraine against Israelis
    Mar05

    Palestinian indicted for plotting terror attacks in Ukraine against Israelis

    Man was allegedly planning to blow up a bus full of Israeli tourists in Odessa, kidnap high-ranking IDF officer to Gaza, and arm ISIS operatives in Israel. …read more Source: Yedioth...

    How Fracking and Dodd-Frank are Reshaping Petro-Politics Around the World
    Mar05

    How Fracking and Dodd-Frank are Reshaping Petro-Politics Around the World

    By Paul Friesen A number of authoritarian regimes around the world are heavily dependent on oil revenues and institutional corruption to remain in power. However, two seemingly unconnected U.S. trends: the rise of “fracking” and the Dodd-Frank Wall Street reforms may in fact play a substantial role in creating new opportunities for...

    Europe Begins to Worry
    Mar05

    Europe Begins to Worry

    After Super Tuesday, the odds now heavily favor Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump to clinch their parties’ nominations. So it is not too early to ask how a Clinton or Trump presidency would shape Transatlantic relations. To judge by what I have heard, Europeans who have been paying attention to the race are increasingly anxious—no matter who...

    Armenia-EU Coming Accord might not be Equivalent to Association Agreement: European Analyst
    Mar05

    Armenia-EU Coming Accord might not be Equivalent to Association Agreement: European Analyst

    “Factors restricting Armenia’s foreign policy are a lot,” Linas Kojala, representative of the Department of Political Analysis and Research at the Eastern Europe Studies Centre (Vilnius), authoritative European analyst, told 168.am today, touching upon the EU Eastern Partnership Program and Armenia-EU coming accord. According to him,...

    Veliko Tarnovo’s Summer Medieval Festival now international
    Mar05

    Veliko Tarnovo’s Summer Medieval Festival now international

    Troupes for Medieval recreations from 5 countries have been invited to participate in the Summer Medieval Festival in the old Bulgarian capital of Veliko Tarnovo. That is why the festival which had four editions last year at the Tsarevets fortress with troupes from this country only now turns into an international event. “We have invited...

    Pellegrini ponders Toure conundrum
    Mar05

    Pellegrini ponders Toure conundrum

    Toure remains a huge influence at Manchester City Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini has made light of conflicting attitudes around Yaya Toure, while underlining the midfielder’s vital importance to his team’s faltering Premier League title bid. A star performer when the club came from behind to win the top-flight crown in...

    135 people were killed in the first week of a fragile truce in Syria
    Mar05

    135 people were killed in the first week of a fragile truce in Syria

    REUTERS/Khalil AshawiBEIRUT (Reuters) – A total of 135 people were killed in the first week of a fragile truce in Syria in areas covered by the cessation of hostilities agreement, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on Saturday. In areas not covered by the ceasefire, which came into force on Feb. 27, 552 people were killed, the...