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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Russia’s 19th-Century Approach in Syria
    Dec10

    Russia’s 19th-Century Approach in Syria

    The Obama Administration has argued that Russian President Vladimir Putin is pursuing 19th-century policies in his foreign adventures, implying thereby that Putin is playing a losing hand. The Administration is right that Putin belongs to the 19th century, but that does not necessarily mean that he is bound to lose in the contest for more global...

    Making Joe Biden mad as hell
    Dec10

    Making Joe Biden mad as hell

    JOSEPH BIDEN, America’s folksy vice-president, is not known as an enforcer—except in Ukraine, where he has become the spearhead of American policy. This week Mr Biden made his fourth visit to Kiev since Ukraine’s Maidan revolution and delivered a fiery speech in parliament, imploring the country’s leaders to eradicate “the...

    Invaders Can’t Expect Debt Repayment
    Dec10

    Invaders Can’t Expect Debt Repayment

    Negotiating over a $3 billion bond, Russia and Ukraine are fighting about Crimea without mentioning Crimea. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine Jumps Into Stolen Dutch Paintings Mystery With Eye To Referendum
    Dec10

    Ukraine Jumps Into Stolen Dutch Paintings Mystery With Eye To Referendum

    Word that a trove of heisted Dutch masterpieces was being peddled in Ukraine has put Kyiv in an awkward position ahead of a key test of Dutch-Ukrainian relations. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Leonid Bershidsky: Dutch art heist stirs opposition to EU membership for Ukraine
    Dec10

    Leonid Bershidsky: Dutch art heist stirs opposition to EU membership for Ukraine

    A bizarre episode involving two dozen stolen paintings by old Dutch masters shows how far Ukraine still has to go before it becomes a European nation — and explains why many Dutch people have misgivings about ratifying Ukraine’s association agreement with the European Union. The Westfries Museum in the idyllic Dutch town of Hoorn was robbed...

    Surge in racist displays in Russian football
    Dec10

    Surge in racist displays in Russian football

    Frame grab made from the APTN footage Alexander Shprygin speaks to The Associated Press in Moscow, Russia on Friday, December 4, 2015. Alexander Shprygin heads the All-Russian Supporters’ Union. Anti-discrimination organisation FARE has accused Shprygin of displaying racist and Nazi symbols and called for him to be removed from a government...

    Russian Journalist Suspected of Espionage Forced to Leave Poland
    Dec10

    Russian Journalist Suspected of Espionage Forced to Leave Poland

    A Russian journalist who has come under suspicion of espionage in Poland – but who has never been confronted with specific spying accusations by Polish authorities – is being forced to leave Poland. Leonid Sviridov told The Associated Press on Thursday that he will leave Warsaw on Saturday after running out of legal options for...

    Grodno to host Belarus-Poland forum of sister cities
    Dec10

    Grodno to host Belarus-Poland forum of sister cities

    It is expected that the forum will outline the prospects for cooperation in various fields. The representatives of Belarusian and Polish cities will discuss the joint projects in 2016-2020 under the cross-border cooperation program “Poland-Belarus-Ukraine”. …read more Source:...

    International observers: Eastern Ukraine fighting continues
    Dec10

    International observers: Eastern Ukraine fighting continues

    MOSCOW: International observers still witness fighting and the use of banned weapons in eastern Ukraine months after a cease-fire deal was signed, the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe said on Thursday. More than 9,000 people have been killed in fighting between Russia-backed separatists and government troops which has been...

    Ukraine””s Delay on Minsk and Corruption Trouble the US
    Dec10

    Ukraine””s Delay on Minsk and Corruption Trouble the US

    10 de diciembre de 2015, 09:22Kiev, Dec 10 (Prensa Latina) United States demands that Ukraine comply with the Minsk agreements and real reforms against corruption, as a condition for their support, according to political experts, commenting on the recent visit by Vice President Joseph Biden. …read more Source: Prensa...