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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Siemens says investigating reports its turbines sent to Crimea
    Jul07

    Siemens says investigating reports its turbines sent to Crimea

    MOSCOW – German firm Siemens said on Friday it had set up a task force to investigate reports that its turbines had been delivered to Crimea for use in Russian-built power plants. A report by Reuters published on July 5 cited three sources with… …read more Source:...

    US Welcomes Decision to Grant Netherlands Jurisdiction in MH17 Crash Trial
    Jul07

    US Welcomes Decision to Grant Netherlands Jurisdiction in MH17 Crash Trial

    WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — The United States welcomed a decision by the Joint Investigation Team to grant the Netherlands the opportunity to hold trials for the case of the Malaysian Boeing MH17 crash in Ukraine in 2014, the US State Department said in a press release. “The United States welcomes the unanimous decision of the Joint Investigation Team...

    G20: Trump and Putin to meet face to face for first time
    Jul07

    G20: Trump and Putin to meet face to face for first time

    US President Donald Trump is to meet his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, for the first time at a G20 summit in Hamburg, Germany. They have both said they want to repair ties damaged by the crises in Syria and Ukraine, as well as Russia’s alleged meddling in the US election. Climate change and international trade are set to dominate the...

    French, Russian FMs meet in Paris
    Jul07

    French, Russian FMs meet in Paris

    Le Drian, Lavrov discuss Syria, Ukraine, fight against terrorism …read more Source: World...

    Protests turn violent for Trump’s maiden G20
    Jul07

    Protests turn violent for Trump’s maiden G20

    Demonstrations turned violent late Thursday ahead of a tricky first G20 summit for US President Donald Trump, as German police clashed with a hard core of masked anti-capitalist activists hurling bottles and stones. What should have been a peaceful march by around 12,000 people in Hamburg protesting against globalisation was halted as police used...

    The Bulgarian Who Kicked a Woman in Berlin Subway Sentenced to 3 Years in Prison
    Jul07

    The Bulgarian Who Kicked a Woman in Berlin Subway Sentenced to 3 Years in Prison

    The Bulgarian who kicked a woman down a flight of stairs at an underground station in Berlin in October 2016, was sentenced to 35 months of imprisonment by a German court, DPA reported on 6 July, quoted by BNT. The incident was recorded from Hermannstrasse CCTV cameras. The attacker was identified and soon arrested. The incident caused a storm of...

    Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Friday 7 Jul 2017
    Jul07

    Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Friday 7 Jul 2017

    Trump and Putin to meet at G20 summit Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin will meet for the first time, on the sidelines of the G20 summit which takes place today and tomorrow in Hamburg. Trump visited Poland yesterday and used a speech in Warsaw to accuse Russia of acting as a destabilising force “in Ukraine and elsewhere” and of testing...

    Cyprus reunification talks collapse, UN chief Antonio Guterres ‘very sorry’
    Jul07

    Cyprus reunification talks collapse, UN chief Antonio Guterres ‘very sorry’

    Talks to reunify the divided island of Cyprus collapsed amid anger and recriminations in the early hours of Friday, marking the end of a process seen as the most promising in generations to heal decades of conflict. “I’m very sorry to tell you that despite the very strong commitment and engagement of all the delegations and different...

    Britain concerned at ‘faltering’ Ukraine reforms, says UK foreign minister Johnson
    Jul07

    Britain concerned at ‘faltering’ Ukraine reforms, says UK foreign minister Johnson

    British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said on Thursday he was worried Ukrainian government reforms were faltering, citing concerns over the selection of Supreme Court judges and obstacles facing anti-graft civil society groups. Johnson made the remarks as he opened an international conference in London held to discuss the progress made in...

    All eyes on Donald Trump-Vladimir Putin dynamics as they meet for first time at G20
    Jul07

    All eyes on Donald Trump-Vladimir Putin dynamics as they meet for first time at G20

    US President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin are set to size each other up in person for the first time on Friday in what promises to be the most highly anticipated meeting on the sidelines of the G20 summit. Trump has said he wants to find ways to work with Putin, a goal made more difficult by sharp differences over...