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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Belarus president off to Ukraine on official visit
    Jul20

    Belarus president off to Ukraine on official visit

    On 21 July Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko is expected to meet with Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko. One-on-one negotiations will be held as well as expanded-participation talks. …read more Source:...

    Students from 15 countries gather in Belarus for law summer camp
    Jul20

    Students from 15 countries gather in Belarus for law summer camp

    The camp has brought together university students from 15 countries (USA, Canada, India, Pakistan, Georgia, Brazil, Ukraine, Russia, and other CIS countries) who will enhance their knowledge, exchange experience, and discuss the legal aspects of rapidly developing information technologies. …read more Source:...

    Ukrainians Mark Anniversary Of Journalist’s Killing
    Jul20

    Ukrainians Mark Anniversary Of Journalist’s Killing

    Friends and activists remembered slain journalist Pavel Sheremet in the Ukrainian capital, Kyiv, on the first anniversary of his assassination. Sheremet was killed in a car-bomb blast and supporters said they are frustrated the investigation into his death has failed to determine who ordered the attack. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service)...

    In Kiev: Colleagues demand answers a year after journalist slaying
    Jul20

    In Kiev: Colleagues demand answers a year after journalist slaying

    Some five hundred friends, former colleagues and activists began a procession at the site in the centre of the Ukrainian capital… Journalists gathered in Kiev on Thursday to demand results from a stalled investigation into the car bomb killing of prominent independent reporter Pavel Sheremet one year after his death.Some five hundred...

    Why it’s difficult to trust China or Russia
    Jul20

    Why it’s difficult to trust China or Russia

    Interpreting and understanding political movements and societal disruptions usually don’t occur in large macro-settings like the recent Group of 20 Summit. Other than bashing Donald Trump along with China and Germany for their unwillingness to take on larger global roles from the United States, nothing significant happened. To track global...

    The collapse of Cyprus reunification talks: Imposition of sanctions against Turkey is long overdue
    Jul20

    The collapse of Cyprus reunification talks: Imposition of sanctions against Turkey is long overdue

    By Constantine Tzanos, Contributor Nuclear engineer, PhD* July 7, 2017, marked the failure of another effort to solve the over 40-year-old problem of the division of Cyprus. Turkey, in defiance of the international law, refused to terminate its military occupation of Northern Cyprus. In 1960, Cyprus was granted independence from British rule...

    US fines Exxon $2 mn over Ukraine-related sanctions breaches (AFP)
    Jul20

    US fines Exxon $2 mn over Ukraine-related sanctions breaches (AFP)

    Washington (AFP) – The United States on Thursday hit oil giant ExxonMobil with a $2 million fine for violating Ukraine-related sanctions, at a time when Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was still in charge of the company. …read more Source: The West...

    Belkommunmash to take part in tender to supply 100+ vehicles to Ukraine
    Jul20

    Belkommunmash to take part in tender to supply 100+ vehicles to Ukraine

    “Our product range has been refreshed almost 100%. We got down to active work last year. There are plans in some regions to partake in the tenders to supply another hundred units of equipment,” the director general said. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine to Purposefully Discredit Media Over Criticism – Journalists Union
    Jul20

    Ukraine to Purposefully Discredit Media Over Criticism – Journalists Union

    KIEV (Sputnik) — Last week, Ukrainian Vesti media outlet reported that security services were searching its offices in the Gulliver trade center in Kiev, halting the outlet’s work. According to Chief Military Prosecutor of Ukraine Anatolii Matios, over 180 searches at the trade center were being conducted in offices owned by former Revenues...

    Exxon Fined $2 Million For Sanctions Breach When Tillerson Was CEO
    Jul20

    Exxon Fined $2 Million For Sanctions Breach When Tillerson Was CEO

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Treasury Department says it is slapping Exxon Mobil Corp. with a $2 million fine for violating Russia sanctions while Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was the oil company’s CEO. The U.S. says Exxon violated the sanctions in May 2014 when two subsidiaries signed deals with Igor Sechin. Sechin is the chairman of Russian...