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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    GUAM strengthens cooperation in cybersecurity
    Jan29

    GUAM strengthens cooperation in cybersecurity

    President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko pointed out the necessity to establish a national cybersecurity coordination and effective collaboration to ensure the appropriate division of the National Security and Defense Council (NSDC). Adopted by the National Security Council c …read more Source: Azerbaijan State News...

    GUAM Secretary General meets with Ukrainian deputy FM
    Jan29

    GUAM Secretary General meets with Ukrainian deputy FM

    GUAM Secretary General Altay Efendiyev has met with the Deputy Foreign Minister of Ukraine Vadim Pristayko, AZERTAC learnt from the headquarters of the organization. The Ukrainian Deputy FM congratulated Altay Efendiyev on his appointment as Secretary General of GUAM. He pledged to support the activities of GUAM Secretary General …read more...

    Russia, Ukraine, And Belarus Want To ‘Be Like Bill’
    Jan29

    Russia, Ukraine, And Belarus Want To ‘Be Like Bill’

    The viral meme Be Like Bill has taken social media by storm in Russia, Ukraine, and Belarus, where it has been repurposed by government critics, politicians, and military officials. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Kremlin slams White House over Putin corruption claim
    Jan29

    Kremlin slams White House over Putin corruption claim

    The Kremlin on Friday lashed out at the White House after it backed up an allegation from the US Treasury that President Vladimir Putin is corrupt. US Treasury acting under secretary for terrorism and financial intelligence Adam Szubin said in a BBC documentary aired Monday that Putin was a “picture of corruption”. White House spokesperson Josh...

    A Russian fighter jet conducted an “unsafe and unprofessional” intercept of US recon plane
    Jan29

    A Russian fighter jet conducted an “unsafe and unprofessional” intercept of US recon plane

    Screenshot/https://www.youtube.com/watch?x-yt-ts=1421914688&x-yt-cl=84503534&v=IfdR0G5gc_s#t=38A Russian Su-27 jet fighter came within 20 feet of a US RC-135 reconnaissance aircraft over the Black Sea on Monday in Moscow’s latest military provocation involving dangerous aerial encounters. “On Jan. 25 an RC-135 aircraft flying a...

    NATO Spending Still Shrinking
    Jan29

    NATO Spending Still Shrinking

    Despite the ongoing Russian occupation of eastern Ukraine and the conflicts in Syria and Libya that are driving millions of refugees into Europe, the European members of NATO still cut their defense spending overall last year. Reuters reports: NATO’s defence spending as a share of economic output fell 1.5 percent in 2015, the sixth straight...

    Russia Tops List for European Court of Human Rights Violations
    Jan29

    Russia Tops List for European Court of Human Rights Violations

    Russia violated the convention of the European Court for Human Rights (ECHR) more times than any other country in 2015, Russian weekly newspaper Novaya Gazeta reports. Human rights abuses in Russia have long been cause for concern among international organizations and earlier this week Human Rights Watch (HRW) issued a damning assessment of the...

    As Russian food prices spike higher, some winners emerge
    Jan29

    As Russian food prices spike higher, some winners emerge

    First came President Vladimir Putin’s sanctions on U.S. and European Union food products in 2014, a response to international sanctions over Russia’s role in the Ukraine crisis. […] as part of a farmers’ cooperative selling high-end organic dairy products to moneyed Muscovites, Druganina employs 18 people and keeps more...

    Putin regime has two years at best, finance leaders say
    Jan29

    Putin regime has two years at best, finance leaders say

    KYIV – When the West imposed economic sanctions on Russia for its military aggression against Ukraine, its leaders assured the public that they would accomplish their goals of restoring order and peace better than a military response would have. Hence President Barack Obama’s restraint in supplying arms to Ukraine. Nearly two years later...

    “Freedom in the World” 2016 report: Anxious dictators, wavering democracies
    Jan29

    “Freedom in the World” 2016 report: Anxious dictators, wavering democracies

    Ukraine rated as partly free, Russia appraised as not free WASHINGTON – Economic downturns and fear of social unrest have led Russia, China and other authoritarian regimes to crack down harder on dissent, while mass migration and new forms of terrorism in 2015 fueled xenophobic sentiment in major democracies, according to “Freedom in the World...