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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Russia says crisis-hit economy slumped 4.3% in third quarter
    Oct19

    Russia says crisis-hit economy slumped 4.3% in third quarter

    Moscow (AFP) – Russia’s economy shrank 4.3 percent in the third quarter this year, the government said Monday, as a recession caused by low oil prices and Western sanctions over Ukraine continued to take its toll.Deputy economy minister Alexei Vedev told Russian news agencies that preliminary estimates put the year-on-year drop in...

    Ukraine raises boat capsize toll to 16 (AFP)
    Oct19

    Ukraine raises boat capsize toll to 16 (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukrainian recovery workers raised the death toll by two to 16 on Monday after recovering and searching a pleasure boat that sank in the Black Sea near the Ukrainian city of Odessa. …read more Source: The West...

    Russia: Official’s Plane in Near-miss With Fighter Jet Over Europe
    Oct19

    Russia: Official’s Plane in Near-miss With Fighter Jet Over Europe

    Moscow alleged that a French military jet came dangerously close to an aircraft carrying the speaker of the lower house of the Russian parliament as he flew through French airspace on Monday, but Paris said it was actually a Swiss jet. The Russian Foreign Ministry said it summoned the French ambassador in Moscow to protest over what it described...

    NATO Launches Largest Military Exercise in Decade
    Oct19

    NATO Launches Largest Military Exercise in Decade

    NATO and its allies opened their largest military exercise in more than a decade on Monday, choosing the central Mediterranean to showcase strengths that face threats from Russia’s growing military presence from the Baltics to Syria. As planes flew over a gala ceremony for NATO’s military and political leaders at an air base in...

    Moscow Nights in Latakia
    Oct19

    Moscow Nights in Latakia

    The swift Russian intervention into Syria exacerbates every one of the contradictory elements in Washington’s various, unintegrated Middle East policies. That is one reason for the unexpected moves by Putin are deeply unsettling. They not only add a major variable, but that factor also involves a self-willed player ready and able to take...

    Ousted president sues Ukraine in European court
    Oct19

    Ousted president sues Ukraine in European court

    Viktor Yanukovich, who fled Ukraine in February 2014, says country’s government “repeatedly breached” his human rights. …read more Source: AL...

    Mourinho wary of defeat in Kiev, insists Hazard remains on the bench or else…
    Oct19

    Mourinho wary of defeat in Kiev, insists Hazard remains on the bench or else…

    Jose Mourinho’s erratic Chelsea team tackle Dynamo Kiev in Ukraine on Tuesday knowing defeat would seriously complicate their chances of progressing from Champions League Group G. Chelsea eased some… …read more Source:...

    Medicine and Health 2015 expo to feature equipment and technologies from 100 producers
    Oct19

    Medicine and Health 2015 expo to feature equipment and technologies from 100 producers

    Participants from Belarus, Russia, Ukraine, Italy, Germany, Lithuania, Pakistan, Slovakia, Turkey, and Estonia will demonstrate the latest developments of the research centers, innovative medical technologies, modern medicines, equipment, expendable supplies and technology for the modernization of the healthcare system. …read more Source:...

    What to do with hundreds of thousands of surplus Humvees?
    Oct19

    What to do with hundreds of thousands of surplus Humvees?

    With U.S. involvement in ground wars in Afghanistan and Iraq pretty much over (or at least winding down), the U.S. Army is finding itself with hundreds of thousands of surplus Humvees on its hands. What is going to happen to those vehicles? It’s unclear at this point. But Textron Systems is hoping to keep some of them going with various...

    Ousted President Yanukovych Sues Ukraine in European Court
    Oct19

    Ousted President Yanukovych Sues Ukraine in European Court

    A law firm representing former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych says he is suing Ukraine for violating his human rights.Yanukovych fled to Russia in February 2014 following months of anti-government protests. He later insisted he was threatened and forced to leave the… …read more Source:...