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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Political feuding imperils Ukraine's future, Obama's record
    Dec28

    Political feuding imperils Ukraine's future, Obama's record

    KIEV (Reuters) – On his most recent visit to Kiev, U.S. Vice-President Joe Biden said he spends more time speaking to Ukrainian officials than to his own wife. …read more Source: The...

    4 countries bid to host world team 2016 walk championships
    Dec28

    4 countries bid to host world team 2016 walk championships

    MONACO (AP) — Italy, Mexico, Ukraine and Ecuador are bidding to host the world race walking team championships, while Poland is the sole bidder for …read more Source: Taiwan...

    AFP’s person of the year: Merkel
    Dec28

    AFP’s person of the year: Merkel

    AFP journalists have chosen German chancellor Angela Merkel as the most influential figure of 2015. ||| Berlin – AFP journalists have chosen Angela Merkel as the most influential figure of 2015 after the German chancellor stamped her mark on the European migrant and Greek financial crises.The vote by editorial staff from all services and...

    Lavrov: Most EU leaders think confrontation a mistake
    Dec28

    Lavrov: Most EU leaders think confrontation a mistake

    European leaders are less hostile to Russia over Ukraine than they are letting on, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said. “Sometimes there is a contradiction between what they say on the podium and what they tell you tête-à-tête, when no one else hears them,” Lavrov said in an interview with the Zvezda television channel, broadcast Monday....

    Belarus tractors now used by utility providers in Kiev
    Dec28

    Belarus tractors now used by utility providers in Kiev

    “These modern automated machines will greatly ease up the workload of street sweepers. When it snows, they will help more effectively work in order to clean backyards and sidewalks in Kiev,” Vitaly Klichko remarked. …read more Source:...

    AFP’s person of the year: Angela Merkel
    Dec28

    AFP’s person of the year: Angela Merkel

    PARIS: AFP journalists have chosen Angela Merkel as the most influential figure of 2015 after the German chancellor stamped her mark on the European migrant and Greek financial crises. The vote by editorial staff from all services and languages across the world put Russian President Vladimir Putin as number two on a list of people who most...

    Merkel takes centre stage in EU’s year of crises
    Dec28

    Merkel takes centre stage in EU’s year of crises

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel AFP PHOTO / ODD ANDERSEN by Frank ZELLER Berlin, Germany | AFP – In a year of crises for Europe, from the Ukraine war to Greece’s debt turmoil to the historic refugee influx, Germany’s Angela Merkel emerged as the continent’s de facto leader, drawing more praise and fire than ever. Whether...

    Chaos In Court As Thugs Barge Into Hearing For Ukraine Oligarch’s Ally
    Dec28

    Chaos In Court As Thugs Barge Into Hearing For Ukraine Oligarch’s Ally

    A day in court for Ukrainian businessman-turned-politician Hennadiy Korban descended into chaos after thugs barged into the courtroom in Kyiv and began randomly beating those in atendance. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Al Ain Classic: Zaven Andreasyan wins his Round 6 game
    Dec28

    Al Ain Classic: Zaven Andreasyan wins his Round 6 game

    Armenian chess player Zaven Andreasyan won Mishra Svayams of India in Round 6 of Al Ain Classic, a strong open tournament in the Unites Arab Emirates. Andreasyan scored 4 points. Armenia’s Robert Hovhannisyan and Hovhannes Gabuzyan also have 4 points. Arman Pashikyan tied his game with Levan Pantsulaia of Georgia. Pashikyan has 4,5 points...

    The Daily Vertical: War Returns To Donbas
    Dec28

    The Daily Vertical: War Returns To Donbas

    The Daily Vertical is a video primer for Russia-watchers that appears Monday through Friday. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...