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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Despite Its Flaws, I Still Believe in NATO
    Jan12

    Despite Its Flaws, I Still Believe in NATO

    Huffington Post readers can be deeply skeptical of NATO, and it’s not hard to understand why. It’s not the kind of place that inspires awe. The antiquated Headquarters in Belgium resemble less a political-military nerve center than a high-end trailer park. A British observer is said to have called it a ‘Soviet...

    Ukrainian Miners Block Road
    Jan12

    Ukrainian Miners Block Road

    Miners blocked a main road in western Ukraine in protest at unpaid salaries. The men said they were owed money from the November and December pay packets. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Putin: Reports Russia is bombing non-ISIS are ‘lies’
    Jan12

    Putin: Reports Russia is bombing non-ISIS are ‘lies’

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has dismissed Western media reports that Russia has bombed targets in Syria not belonging to the Islamic State militant group (ISIS) as “lies” and defended Syrian President Bashar Assad, German tabloid Bild reports. Putin was interviewed by Bild in Sochi, Russia, on January 5, with the paper publishing the...

    Russia wants to create 3 new military divisions with 5 nuclear missile regiments
    Jan12

    Russia wants to create 3 new military divisions with 5 nuclear missile regiments

    Eduard KorniyenkoRussia says it will form three new military divisions on its Western flank this year, and deploy five strategic nuclear missile regiments on combat duty. Local news agencies quoted Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu as making the announcement on January 12. Shoigu said it will also be necessary to improve the infrastructure...

    Here’s How the Poles Can Help Ukraine Decentralize  – The Baltic Times
    Jan12

    Here’s How the Poles Can Help Ukraine Decentralize – The Baltic Times

    Last month, Polish president Andrzej Duda visited Kyiv and pledged to assist Ukraine in implementing its reforms to decentralize the state.&nbsp…… …read more Source: The Baltic...

    Ancient mosque assaulted in Crimea
    Jan12

    Ancient mosque assaulted in Crimea

    An unidentified assailants have desecrated an ancient mosque in Crimea …read more Source: World...

    Nursultan Nazarbayev and Petro Poroshenko held a telephone conversation
    Jan12

    Nursultan Nazarbayev and Petro Poroshenko held a telephone conversation

    The President of Ukraine thanked Nursultan Nazarbayev for the warm welcome and the talks during his official visit to Kazakhstan. …read more Source: Kazakh...

    Kazakh, Ukrainian presidents had telephone talk
    Jan12

    Kazakh, Ukrainian presidents had telephone talk

    ASTANA. KAZINFORM Head of State Nursultan Nazarbayev has had a telephone conversation with his Ukrainian counterpart Petro Poroshenko, Akorda reports. …read more Source:...

    ‘Winter on Fire: Ukraine’s Fight for Freedom’ Comes to Netflix
    Jan12

    ‘Winter on Fire: Ukraine’s Fight for Freedom’ Comes to Netflix

    “No one was expecting to have kids beaten at 4 o’clock in the morning. No one was expecting people to be kidnapped or killed. It was just unfolding,” explains Evgeny Afineevsky, director of the film Winter on Fire: Ukraine’s Fight for Freedom, which documents the 93 day uprising that led to the downfall of president Viktor...

    Lawyer: Savchenko’s Health ‘Worrisome’
    Jan12

    Lawyer: Savchenko’s Health ‘Worrisome’

    A lawyer for Ukrainian military pilot Nadia Savchenko, who has been on hunger strike in Russian custody for nearly a month, has described the state of his client’s health as “worrisome.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...