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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Lugansk Rebels Will Release Ukrainian Prisoners
    Jan06

    Lugansk Rebels Will Release Ukrainian Prisoners

    06 de enero de 2016, 10:05Kiev, Jan 6 (Prensa Latina) The leader of the insurgent People””s Republic of Lugansk (PRL), Igor Plonitski, ordered freeing the Ukrainian military kept prisoners in that territory, as confirmed today by the press service of the rebel leader, without specifying figures. …read more Source: Prensa...

    Ukraine Irritates EU With Change of 2016 Budget Law
    Jan06

    Ukraine Irritates EU With Change of 2016 Budget Law

    06 de enero de 2016, 09:54Kiev, Jan 6 (Prensa Latina) The European Union (EU) demanded today an official explanation from Ukraine on the postponement until 2017 of the already approved Finance Act of the electronic filing of public officials”” income. …read more Source: Prensa...

    Serena Williams withdraws from Hopman Cup with knee problem
    Jan06

    Serena Williams withdraws from Hopman Cup with knee problem

    Serena Williams withdrew from the Hopman Cup on Wednesday because of inflammation in her left knee, a setback in her preparations for the Australian Open. Williams has been replaced by Vicky Duval in the U.S. team for the last Group A match against the Czech Republic on Thursday. Williams withdrew ahead of her season-opening match against Ukraine...

    Nedovyesov and Molchanov advance in Australia
    Jan06

    Nedovyesov and Molchanov advance in Australia

    ASTANA. KAZINFORM – Kazakhstan’s tennis player Aleksander Nedovyesov and Denys Molchanov from Ukraine have advanced to the quarterfinals of the 2016 City of Onkaparinga ATP Challenger in Happy Valley, Australia with the prize fund of $75,000, Kazinform has learnt from Sports.kz. …read more Source:...

    Did Russia Kill Ukraine’s Electricity? Cyberattack Linked To Power Outage Has Global Implications
    Jan06

    Did Russia Kill Ukraine’s Electricity? Cyberattack Linked To Power Outage Has Global Implications

    It wasn’t a normal power outage when the lights abruptly went out for tens of thousands of western Ukrainians in and around the regional capital city of Ivano-Frankivsk two weeks ago. The short-lived blackout was caused by malware, marking it the first known case of a power outage induced by a cyberattack, experts from several security...

    Why Soldiers Miss War
    Jan06

    Why Soldiers Miss War

    Army Sgt. 1st Class Jeffrey Martin parked the truck outside the concrete slabs arranged in a defensive perimeter around the tactical operations center at Forward Operating Base Shank, Afghanistan. A layer of fine brown dust hung in the air. Out in the distance, high, snow-capped mountains ringed the combined U.S.-Afghan base. C-130 transport...

    Coca-Cola offends Ukraine and Russia with same post
    Jan06

    Coca-Cola offends Ukraine and Russia with same post

    Coca Cola has hastily backtracked after managing to offend both Russia and Ukraine with a social media post. An inital New Year’s message on the… …read more Source:...

    Orthodox Christians celebrate Epiphany
    Jan06

    Orthodox Christians celebrate Epiphany

    ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Wednesday is Epiphany, a major holiday in much of Orthodox Christianity celebrating the birth and baptism of Jesus. Religious services are held as well as Blessing of Water ceremonies at lakes, rivers and seafronts. But in Russia, Serbia, Ukraine and other Orthodox countries which observe a different religious calendar, it...

    Malaysia Airlines lifts decried bag ban on Europe flights
    Jan06

    Malaysia Airlines lifts decried bag ban on Europe flights

    A member of ground staff loads luggage to a Malaysia Airlines Boeing 737-800 at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Sepang, Malaysia, May 27, 2015. (AP/Vincent Thian)Malaysia Airlines on Wednesday lifted a much-criticized ban on checking in baggage on flights to Paris and Amsterdam, a day after limiting bags to lighten the plane and save...

    Coca-Cola blames ad agency for map showing Crimea as part of Russia
    Jan06

    Coca-Cola blames ad agency for map showing Crimea as part of Russia

    KIEV: U.S. drinks firm Coca-Cola on Wednesday blamed a marketing agency for a map used in an online advertising campaign that showed Crimea to be part of Russia and which drew protests and threats of a boycott from angry Ukrainians. Russia annexed the peninsula from Ukraine in March 2014, leading to condemnation from Western governments which...