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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Alone in the World
    Dec03

    Alone in the World

    Harvard art historian Jennifer L. Roberts gives her students what looks like, at first glance, an excruciating, perhaps even cruel assignment. She has her students sit with a single painting, sans gadgets and gabbing, for three full hours. Why this? Says Roberts: It is commonly assumed that vision is immediate. It seems direct, uncomplicated, and...

    Turkey, Russia ministers set for first meet since plane downed
    Dec03

    Turkey, Russia ministers set for first meet since plane downed

    The top diplomats of Turkey and Russia were set to meet for the first time since Ankara shot down one of Moscow’s warplanes as dozens of foreign ministers gathered in Belgrade on Thursday. US Secretary of State John Kerry was also in the Serbian capital for the annual ministerial council of the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in...

    WHO Asks Ukraine To Declare A State Of Emergency. The Reason? Polio
    Dec03

    WHO Asks Ukraine To Declare A State Of Emergency. The Reason? Polio

    Two cases in September raised concern about the country’s low vaccination rate. And a new government campaign to inoculate kids is falling short. …read more Source:...

    EU set to extend Russia sanctions by six months
    Dec03

    EU set to extend Russia sanctions by six months

    The European Union will extend punishing economic sanctions against Russia for its involvement in the Ukraine crisis for another six months, diplomatic sources said Thursday. …read more Source: Channel...

    Syria: Mission Possible?
    Dec03

    Syria: Mission Possible?

    Imagine this new TV series coming to HBO in 2016. The planet faces an unprecedented peril. The international community brings together a team of experts, each one with a different specialty: the scientist, the general, the computer geek, the engineer, the spook. It’s their job to avert catastrophe.In the pilot episode, we see each member of...

    Turkey row leaves Russia stuck with abandoned gas pipes worth billions
    Dec03

    Turkey row leaves Russia stuck with abandoned gas pipes worth billions

    Gas pipes worth 1.8 billion euros (US$1.95 billion) are to be left stranded on the shores of the Black Sea after Russia’s decision to suspend work on the Turkish Stream pipeline, a potent symbol of Moscow’s falling out with Ankara. Russia has set out to punish Turkey after it shot down a Russian warplane in Syria last week, imposing...

    V4 countries support unification of Koreas at Prague summit
    Dec03

    V4 countries support unification of Koreas at Prague summit

    Prague – The Visegrad Four (V4) countries and South Korea want to work for tighter economic, trade and cultural cooperation and they support the unification of North Korea and South Korea and Ukraine´s… …read more Source: České...

    Putin Threatens Turkey in Speech to Nation
    Dec03

    Putin Threatens Turkey in Speech to Nation

    Russia’s President Vladimir Putin has threatened Turkey with unspecified actions in addition to sanctions it already put in place this week for the Turkish military’s shooting down a Russian bomber. Putin began his annual “state of the nation” speech to Russia’s parliament, the Federal Assembly, Thursday with a moment of silence...

    Ukraine!? What Ukraine?
    Dec03

    Ukraine!? What Ukraine?

    What Putin didn’t say in his big speech was just as important as what he did say. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Plans for major furniture-making cluster in Belarusian Smorgon
    Dec03

    Plans for major furniture-making cluster in Belarusian Smorgon

    About 100 representatives of small and medium businesses from Belarus, Poland, Latvia, Russia, Ukraine, Bellesbumprom, the Economy Ministry, Grodnoinvest and the administration of Smorgon District and Grodno Oblast turned up to discuss prospects of furniture industry in the Belarusian town. …read more Source:...