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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    “DNR” militants preparing referendum on merger with Russia
    Aug19

    “DNR” militants preparing referendum on merger with Russia

    Right after the “local elections” in October terrorists are going to follow Crimean scenario of Russia’s annexation of another territory of Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine economy minister due in Iran for trade talks
    Aug19

    Ukraine economy minister due in Iran for trade talks

    Ukraine’s minister of economy will arrive in Tehran next month to discuss expansion of economic ties with Iranian officials. …read more Source:...

    Russia Sentences Estonian to 15 Years for Spying
    Aug19

    Russia Sentences Estonian to 15 Years for Spying

    Russia sentenced an Estonian security officer to 15 years in prison for spying. The lawyer for Eston Kohver told reporters a regional court in the western Russian city of Pskov handed down the ruling Wednesday, finding Kohver guilty of spying, arms smuggling and violating border regulations. Russia said Kohver illegally crossed the border into...

    Ukraine to Send Delegation to Iran
    Aug19

    Ukraine to Send Delegation to Iran

    War-torn nation to seek closer ties with the Islamic Republic in wake of expected lifting of sanctions from Iran nuclear deal. …read more Source: Arutz...

    Russian prosecutors seek to jail Ukrainian filmmaker for 23 years
    Aug19

    Russian prosecutors seek to jail Ukrainian filmmaker for 23 years

    MOSCOW: Russian prosecutors on Wednesday demanded that Ukrainian film-maker Oleg Sentsov be jailed for 23 years on terror charges, in a trial decried by the West. Sentsov and another Ukrainian from Crimea, Alexander Kolchenko, have been held since May 2014 are accused of setting a pro-Kremlin party office on fire and wanting to blow up a statue...

    Russia jails Estonian policeman for 15 years for spying
    Aug19

    Russia jails Estonian policeman for 15 years for spying

    MOSCOW: A Russian court on Wednesday sentenced an Estonian policeman to 15 years in jail on espionage charges in a move slammed by the European Union, as tensions spike over the Ukraine crisis. A court in the western Pskov region, which borders Estonia, sentenced Eston Kohver on charges of spying, weapon possession and illegally crossing the...

    Russian’s stunt-loving Putin rides to bottom of Black Sea
    Aug19

    Russian’s stunt-loving Putin rides to bottom of Black Sea

    Vladimir Putin climbed into a three-seat submersible craft Tuesday to check out an ancient sunken ship found recently in the Black Sea off the coast of Crimea. …read more Source: CTV...

    Russia hits French chain Auchan with food inspections
    Aug19

    Russia hits French chain Auchan with food inspections

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russian authorities are conducting “systematic” inspections at French supermarket chain Auchan following concerns about poor-quality meat, a top consumer rights official said Wednesday.The inspections come at a time of tension between France and Russia over the extension of European Union sanctions and France’s...

    OSCE accuse separatists of blocking access in Donbas
    Aug19

    OSCE accuse separatists of blocking access in Donbas

    Western monitors say separatists ‘systematically deny access to large sections of the Ukraine-Russian border’ …read more Source: World...

    Action man Putin takes dive in submersible, stirs Ukraine anger
    Aug19

    Action man Putin takes dive in submersible, stirs Ukraine anger

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