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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    This is how China and Russia see the internet
    Dec17

    This is how China and Russia see the internet

    Alexei Druzhinin/RIA Novosti/ReutersSince Russia’s 2014 crisis in its relationship with the West, the country has attempted to pivot to the East, most notably towards China. However, economic woes and a sharp decline in commodity prices have left many announced investment projects hanging in the air. Yet unlike the partnership in the “real”...

    Ukrainian Man Sentenced to 11 Years in Russia for Spying
    Dec17

    Ukrainian Man Sentenced to 11 Years in Russia for Spying

    A court in Moscow has sentenced a Ukrainian man to 11 years in prison on spying charges in a case that comes amid continuing Russia-Ukraine tensions.The Moscow Regional Court delivered the verdict to Valentin Vygovsky Tuesday.The Federal Security Service, Russia’s main… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine ‘Ready To Pay Price’ For EU Deal, Putin Suspends Trade Zone
    Dec17

    Ukraine ‘Ready To Pay Price’ For EU Deal, Putin Suspends Trade Zone

    Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko says his country is “ready to pay the price” for a trade deal with the European Union after Moscow moved to restrict its own trade ties with Kyiv over the EU-Ukraine pact that is due to take effect on January 1. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine minister throws glass of water at governor in spat
    Dec17

    Ukraine minister throws glass of water at governor in spat

    Fistfight erupts in Ukraine parliamentClashes erupt outside Ukraine parliament …read more Source: Thanh Nien...

    Victory for Putin over $3bn Ukraine bond
    Dec17

    Victory for Putin over $3bn Ukraine bond

    Moscow ramps up economic pressure on Kiev …read more Source: Financial...

    Putin signs decree suspending free trade deal with Kiev from Jan 1
    Dec17

    Putin signs decree suspending free trade deal with Kiev from Jan 1

    Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday signed a decree to suspend Russia’s free trade deal with Ukraine from Jan. 1, 2016, the same day when Kiev’s free trade regime with the European Union (EU) becomes effective. …read more Source: Global...

    Putin’s Policy Expanding Russia’s Influence But at a Cost
    Dec17

    Putin’s Policy Expanding Russia’s Influence But at a Cost

    Attempts to isolate Russia over its actions in Ukraine appear to have failed as President Vladimir Putin expanded the need to negotiate with Moscow after it began airstrikes in Syria. While Putin has forced Western attention, political analysts say the cost to Russia’s security, relations and economy is significant and means tougher times...

    Ukraine to Suspend Trade with Crimea
    Dec17

    Ukraine to Suspend Trade with Crimea

    Ukraine says it will suspend trade with Russian-occupied Crimea by mid-January. Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk said in televised comments Wednesday the ban will begin in 30 days and will affect everything but humanitarian aid. The prime minister added there was no decision as to whether Ukraine w… …read more Source: The Chosun...

    World Briefing: Trade War Escalates Between Russia and Ukraine
    Dec17

    World Briefing: Trade War Escalates Between Russia and Ukraine

    Ukraine’s cabinet voted to stop trade with Crimea beginning in mid-January, and Russia signed a decree excluding Ukraine from a trade bloc of former Soviet states on Jan. 1. …read more Source: The New York...

    Russia stops free trade zone with Ukraine (AAP)
    Dec17

    Russia stops free trade zone with Ukraine (AAP)

    Russia has made good on threats to Kiev, with an order to suspend free trade with the Ukraine from next year. …read more Source: The West...