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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Preventing disaster in Donbas
    Aug31

    Preventing disaster in Donbas

    VIENNA — Ukraine suffered one of the most horrendous man-made disasters in recent memory — the Chernobyl nuclear accident of 1986. It is now suffering through a war that is poisoning relations between Donbas and the rest of Ukraine, polluting the political climate between Kiev and Moscow and tainting the relationship...

    Ukraine, Turkey, Azerbaijan, Iran help Georgia fight Abastumani forest fire
    Aug31

    Ukraine, Turkey, Azerbaijan, Iran help Georgia fight Abastumani forest fire

    UPDATED Ukraine will send a firefighting aircraft to help Georgia fight a forest fire that broke out yesterday near Abastumani a small town and climatic spa in Georgia s Samtskhe Javakheti region …read more Source:...

    Russian TV  journalist  detained in Kiev
    Aug31

    Russian TV journalist detained in Kiev

    Kiev: A top Russian state television channel on Wednesday accused Ukraine’s security service of kidnapping its reporter in Kiev, while a security service source said she would be deported over a critical report. Channel One television said its reporter Anna Kurbatova was seized outside her home in the Ukrainian capital. “Anna Kurbatova has...

    Russian state TV reporter kidnapped in Ukraine
    Aug31

    Russian state TV reporter kidnapped in Ukraine

    Russia’s main state TV channel said on Wednesday that one of its reporters had been abducted in Kiev, the capital of Ukraine. Channel One said the journalist, Anna Kurbatova, had been grabbed by unknown…Click To Continue …read more Source: Daily...

    Why Lethal Aid Can’t Help Ukraine
    Aug31

    Why Lethal Aid Can’t Help Ukraine

    Julie Thompson Security, Europe Arming Ukraine could put the United States in an awkward position vis-à-vis its NATO allies. On Thursday, weeks after rumors swirled around Washington that the State Department and Pentagon want the president to arm Ukraine, Secretary of Defense James Mattis confirmed that the White House is considering sending...

    Families desperate for news of Ukraine’s disappeared
    Aug31

    Families desperate for news of Ukraine’s disappeared

    30 August is designated International Day of the Disappeared by the United Nations and other NGOs. ‘Disappeared people’ are people who are kidnapped or killed and whose families are not told what has happened to them. …read more Source: Radio France...

    New sanctions restrict financing for Russia oil firms’ trade deals
    Aug29

    New sanctions restrict financing for Russia oil firms’ trade deals

    Russian oil companies will quickly find ways to work around tighter restrictions imposed this month by the United States on the foreign finance they can use, multiple Russian oil industry sources told Reuters.The new restrictions cut the period that US-based entities can provide finance to Russian energy firms from 90 to 60 days and are part of a...

    5 Points On The Moscow Deal Trump And Co. Pursued During The Campaign
    Aug29

    5 Points On The Moscow Deal Trump And Co. Pursued During The Campaign

    There’s been a steady drip-drip-drip of information over the past 24 hours stemming from correspondence that the Trump Organization was turning over to investigators on the House Intelligence Committee, which is probing Russia’s interference in the 2016 election. New details about a development proposed by the Trump Organization in...

    The Real Danger of Sending U.S. Arms to Ukraine
    Aug29

    The Real Danger of Sending U.S. Arms to Ukraine

    Brian Milakovsky Security, Eurasia Putin could regard U.S. arms transfers as a symbolic test of who dictates conditions in the Donbass warzone. In 2015, after spending several months in the frontline zone I wrote that Ukraine desperately needs a “lousy peace” and not an arms race. Two years and several thousand deaths later, the idea of supplying...

    Netanyahu Accuses Iran of Building Missile Production Sites in Syria, Lebanon
    Aug29

    Netanyahu Accuses Iran of Building Missile Production Sites in Syria, Lebanon

    Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Monday that Iran is building sites to produce precision-guided missiles in Syria and Lebanon, with the aim of using them against Israel. At the start of a meeting in Jerusalem with UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, Netanyahu accused Iran of turning Syria into a “base of military entrenchment as part...