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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Tug of war
    Aug31

    Tug of war

    Activists from several radical Ukrainian parties clash with police officers in front of the parliament in Kiev on Monday. One police officer was killed and more than 100 people were injured after a grenade exploded outside parliament as lawmakers gave initial approval to constitutional changes granting more autonomy to rebels in eastern Ukraine....

    Egypt Finds an Offshore “Supergiant”
    Aug31

    Egypt Finds an Offshore “Supergiant”

    “It’s an exciting moment for us and also for Egypt. This historic discovery will be able to transform the energy scenario of Egypt.” Those were the words of Claudio Descalzi, the CEO of the Italian energy major ENI, as he tried to put in context ENI’s discovery of a so-called “supergiant” gas field some 120 miles off of Egypt’s...

    1 Dead, 100 Injured in Clashes Outside Ukraine Parliament
    Aug31

    1 Dead, 100 Injured in Clashes Outside Ukraine Parliament

    Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk said the aggressors were destroying the country “under the guise of patriotism.” …read more Source:...

    Amateur footage shows grenade attack near Ukrainian parliament- video
    Aug31

    Amateur footage shows grenade attack near Ukrainian parliament- video

    Warning: video contains footage of the explosion and injured people. Video taken from a building overlooking the Ukrainian parliament in Kiev shows the moment a grenade is thrown among police officers at a protest. The demonstrations were against a government vote to give rebel-territories in the east of the country greater autonomy. One police...

    Lithuania presses charges over deaths in 1991 Soviet crackdown
    Aug31

    Lithuania presses charges over deaths in 1991 Soviet crackdown

    VILNIUS (Reuters) – Lithuania has charged 66 citizens of Russia, Belarus and Ukraine with war crimes and crimes against humanity over the deaths of 13 civilians in a Soviet crackdown on the Baltic state’s pro-independence movement in 1991, prosecutors said on Monday. …read more Source: The...

    ‘What happened to standards of journalism, ‘trusted’ Western media?’ — RT Op-Edge
    Aug31

    ‘What happened to standards of journalism, ‘trusted’ Western media?’ — RT Op-Edge

    Western media has been using underhanded tactics to drive US and its allies’ political agenda, where they desperately need to make Russia into a villain, and the West into the backers and supporters of ‘good guys’, geopolitical analyst Eric Draitser told RT. A number of Western media outlets have reported Russia has accidentally...

    Lithuania presses charges over deaths in 1991 Soviet crackdown
    Aug31

    Lithuania presses charges over deaths in 1991 Soviet crackdown

    Lithuania has charged 66 citizens of Russia, Belarus and Ukraine with war crimes and crimes against humanity over the deaths of 13 civilians in a Soviet crackdown on the Baltic state’s pro-independence movement in 1991, prosecutors said on Monday. …read more Source: Channel...

    Lithuania presses charges over deaths in 1991 Soviet crackdown
    Aug31

    Lithuania presses charges over deaths in 1991 Soviet crackdown

    VILNIUS (Reuters) – Lithuania has charged 66 citizens of Russia, Belarus and Ukraine with war crimes and crimes against humanity over the deaths of 13 civilians in a Soviet crackdown on the Baltic state’s pro-independence movement in 1991, prosecutors said on Monday. …read more Source:...

    Lithuania presses charges over deaths in 1991 Soviet crackdown
    Aug31

    Lithuania presses charges over deaths in 1991 Soviet crackdown

    VILNIUS (Reuters) – Lithuania has charged 66 citizens of Russia, Belarus and Ukraine with war crimes and crimes against humanity over the… …read more Source:...

    [Ticker] EU ‘very worried’ by Kiev riots
    Aug31

    [Ticker] EU ‘very worried’ by Kiev riots

    EU foreign affairs chief Mogherini Monday welcomed a vote by Ukrainian MPs on decentralising power to regions. The vote prompted rioting outside parliament, in which one policeman died and a second one lost his leg. “This process shouldn’t be jeopardised by violence; today’s events are very worrying,” Mogherini noted....