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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    OSCE: Germany takes the helm
    Dec04

    OSCE: Germany takes the helm

    Terror attacks, Turkish-Russian tensions, the refugee crisis and a conflict in Eastern Ukraine – the fragile security situation in Europe dominates the 2015 OSCE Ministerial Council. Dagmar Engel reports from Belgrade. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Lviv Welcomes New US Training of Ukrainian Soldiers
    Dec04

    Lviv Welcomes New US Training of Ukrainian Soldiers

    As sporadic fighting continues between government forces and pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine, the U.S. Army has begun training soldiers from Ukraine’s Ministry of Defense in a compound outside of the western city of Lviv. Pentagon correspondent Carla Babb reports from the city, where locals are both proud of their...

    Russians’ attitude to Western nations continues to deteriorate
    Dec04

    Russians’ attitude to Western nations continues to deteriorate

    An overwhelming majority of Russians profess increasingly negative feelings about the USA, the EU and other Western nations, a poll shows. At the same time, 65 percent of respondents think Russia should stay its independent course regardless of sanctions. The research conducted by the independent polling center Levada in late November shows the...

    Lviv Embraces US Training for Ukrainian Soldiers
    Dec04

    Lviv Embraces US Training for Ukrainian Soldiers

    As sporadic fighting continues between government forces and pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine, the U.S. Army has begun training soldiers from Ukraine’s Ministry of Defense. The Pentagon early last week began training five battalions of active-duty troops and one for special operations, the AFP news service reported. At least one...

    Lavrov: Dialogue between Kiev and Rebels Indispensable
    Dec03

    Lavrov: Dialogue between Kiev and Rebels Indispensable

    03 de diciembre de 2015, 16:07Moscow, Dec 3 (Prensa Latina) Russian Foreign Minister Serguei Lavrov insisted Thursday that the solution of the Ukrainian conflict, requires a meticulous fulfilment of the agreements signed in Minsk, Belarus, through a direct contact between the parts. …read more Source: Prensa...

    Kerry calls for Russia to pull back from Ukraine
    Dec03

    Kerry calls for Russia to pull back from Ukraine

    The secretary of state also said the war against religious extremists in Syria will not be won without Arab ground troops. …read more Source: The Washington...

    The Guardian view on Vladimir Putin’s state of the nation address: things are not going well  | Editorial
    Dec03

    The Guardian view on Vladimir Putin’s state of the nation address: things are not going well | Editorial

    The Russian president’s diatribe against Turkey cannot conceal his foreign policy failuresPresident Vladimir Putin devoted most of his state of the nation address on Thursday to pledging that Turkey would long regret the recent shooting down of a Russian warplane on the Syrian-Turkish border, and to charges that Turkey was selling on oil...

    Six Záhony border guards arrested on charges of bribery
    Dec03

    Six Záhony border guards arrested on charges of bribery

    Benjamin NovakSix Záhony border guards arrested on charges of bribery Hungarian news site Origo.hu reports that six border guards have been arrested on suspicion of soliciting bribes from camion drivers seeking to cross into Hungary from Ukraine. The border guards are being held in preventive custody for accepting bribes, according to the press...

    Kerry Meets Russian Counterpart Amid NATO, Turkey Tensions
    Dec03

    Kerry Meets Russian Counterpart Amid NATO, Turkey Tensions

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry met his Russian counterpart in Belgrade Thursday amid tensions over NATO’s invitation to Montenegro to join the alliance. The ongoing battle against Islamic State dominated the annual summit of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe. Speaking at the OSCE summit in Belgrade, Secretary of...

    For Putin, The War on Terror Makes for Good Politics
    Dec03

    For Putin, The War on Terror Makes for Good Politics

    Russian President Vladimir Putin gave his annual address on Thursday. Ukraine was conspicuously absent, but the war on terrorism was not. …read more Source: Foreign...