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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Council of Europe comes out against Ukrainian ban on Nazi and Communist symbols
    Dec22

    Council of Europe comes out against Ukrainian ban on Nazi and Communist symbols

    Law is ‘attempt to re-write country’s history,’ and is a ‘violation of freedom of expression,’ according to Holocaust museum, rights groups. …read more Source: The Jerusalem...

    Russia Says Ukraine Failed To Repay Multibillion Debt
    Dec22

    Russia Says Ukraine Failed To Repay Multibillion Debt

    Russia’s Finance Ministry says Ukraine has failed to repay a $3 billion Eurobond debt owed to Russia by December 21. “It means Ukraine has preferred a default on its debt liabilities to talks on an …read more Source: Big News...

    Stalin Gaining Popularity in Putin’s Russia
    Dec22

    Stalin Gaining Popularity in Putin’s Russia

    Russia’s Communist Party on Monday honored the birthday of Soviet leader Joseph Stalin with flowers and speeches during an annual ritual at his grave on Moscow’s Red Square. Gennady Zyuganov, head of the Communist Party of the Russian Federation (KPRF), gave a long, admiring speech on Stalin to the gathered crowd. ”Today, the...

    European Union extends sanctions against Russia
    Dec22

    European Union extends sanctions against Russia

    BRUSSELS — The European Union on Monday extended sanctions against Russia for six months, achieving unity among 28 member nations despite rising divisions over how long to press a major trading partner on its annexation of Crimea and fueling of a separatist war in Ukraine. The decision to extend the sanctions comes at the end of a difficult year...

    EU Extends Russia Sanctions Through July 2016
    Dec22

    EU Extends Russia Sanctions Through July 2016

    The European Union has extended sanctions against Russia for another six months. Sanctions imposed in response to Russia’s interference in Ukraine were prolonged through July 31, 2016, after the deadl …read more Source: Big News...

    EU extends anti-Russia sanctions over Ukraine
    Dec21

    EU extends anti-Russia sanctions over Ukraine

    The European Union has agreed to prolong economic sanctions against Russia for another six months over its alleged involvement in the Ukraine crisis. “On 21 December 2015, the Council prolonged EU economic sanctions against Russia until 31 July 2016,” the EU Council press service said in a communique in Brussels on Monday. The...

    The Year in Pictures 2015
    Dec21

    The Year in Pictures 2015

    THIS was the year of the great unraveling, with international orders and borders challenged or broken, with thousands of deaths, vast flows of migrants and terrorist attacks on some of the most cherished symbols of civilization, both Western and Muslim. Palmyra and Paris (twice). Aleppo, Homs, Kobani and even San Bernardino, Calif. The Syrian war...

    Russia Says Ukraine Failed To Repay Multibillion Debt
    Dec21

    Russia Says Ukraine Failed To Repay Multibillion Debt

    Russia’s Finance Ministry says Ukraine has failed to repay a $3 billion Eurobond debt owed to Russia by December 21. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Limp Bizkit frontman Fred Durst banned from Ukraine
    Dec21

    Limp Bizkit frontman Fred Durst banned from Ukraine

    The Ukrainian authorities have blacklisted American singer Fred Durst ‘in the interests of guaranteeing the security of our state.’ Durst is married to a woman born on the Crimean peninsular. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Russia slams EU for extending sanctions
    Dec21

    Russia slams EU for extending sanctions

    MOSCOW: Russia on Monday lashed out at the European Union (EU) for prolonging sanctions over the Ukraine crisis for another six months rather than choosing to co-operate over issues including the fight against terrorism. “It is necessary to point out that instead of building constructive co-operation to counter the key challenges of our times...