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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    EU Foreign Ministers Extend Crimea Sanctions
    Jun19

    EU Foreign Ministers Extend Crimea Sanctions

    European Union foreign ministers have prolonged the bloc’s investment ban against Crimea for another year. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine International Airlines launches daily Kiev-Bp flight
    Jun19

    Ukraine International Airlines launches daily Kiev-Bp flight

    The first flight of national carrier Ukraine International Airlines’ recently launched daily connection between Kiev and Budapest touched down on the runway of the Hungarian capital’s Ferenc Liszt International Airport on Thursday, according to a press statement sent to the Budapest Business Journal. …read more Source: Budapest...

    [Interview] Ukraine visa-free regime unlikely to prompt EU crime wave
    Jun19

    [Interview] Ukraine visa-free regime unlikely to prompt EU crime wave

    Visa-free travel, which began on 11 June, unlikely to prompt Ukrainian crime wave in EU, the EU police chief in the country has said, but Ukraine itself at risk of going back to lawlessness. …read more Source:...

    Venezuela’s useful idiots have gone quiet. I wonder why
    Jun19

    Venezuela’s useful idiots have gone quiet. I wonder why

    “[Venezuela] is deep in crisis. It has the world’s highest inflation rate — 720 percent and rising. Its currency has plummeted to less than 1 percent of its official value, making it hard to import food. Hunger is endemic. Buying food at subsidised shops where price controls operate involves queuing for four hours, only on certain days, and...

    New Silk Way Business Forum discusses developing Eurasian transcontinental routes
    Jun19

    New Silk Way Business Forum discusses developing Eurasian transcontinental routes

    The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. ASTANA – Regional business leaders discussed developing transport and logistic systems on Eurasian transcontinental routes during the June 15 New Silk Way international transport and logistics business forum in Astana. The gathering was part of the 10th Astana...

    Trade between Kazakhstan and Ukraine on the rise
    Jun19

    Trade between Kazakhstan and Ukraine on the rise

    ASTANA (TCA) — For the first 4 months of this year, trade between Kazakhstan and Ukraine increased by 37.3% compared to the same period in 2016 and amounted to 486.3 million dollars. This was said at the 13th session of the Joint Kazakhstan-Ukraine Intergovernmental Commission on Economic Cooperation held in Astana on June 14-16, the official...

    Nato holds war game around defence of Baltic weak spot
    Jun19

    Nato holds war game around defence of Baltic weak spot

    US and British troops have carried out the first large-scale Nato defensive drill on the border between Poland and Lithuania, rehearsing for a possible scenario in which Russia might try to sever the Baltic states from the rest of the Western alliance.The frontier runs for 104km (65 miles) through farmland, woods and low hills, in an area known...

    Organizer Says Pride Parade In Kiev More Of A “Celebration” This Year
    Jun18

    Organizer Says Pride Parade In Kiev More Of A “Celebration” This Year

    In the Ukranian capital Kiev’s pride parade Sunday, a heavy police presence protected the marchers suppporting LGBT rights. In previous years the event has often been marred by violence.(Image credit: Efrem Lukatsky/AP) …read more Source:...

    Oliver Stone’s Vladimir Putin interviews are accidentally revelatory
    Jun18

    Oliver Stone’s Vladimir Putin interviews are accidentally revelatory

    The director wants to find the humanity in the Russian leader. Too bad he’s not a better interviewer. Every Sunday, we pick a new episode of the week. It could be good. It could be bad. It will always be interesting. You can read the archives here. The episode of the week for June 11 through 17 is Showtime’s four-part miniseries The...

    Ukraine: Kyiv celebrates gay pride
    Jun18

    Ukraine: Kyiv celebrates gay pride

    Ukrainian politicians and foreign diplomats have joined thousands marching for gay pride in the Ukrainian capital Kyiv. …read more Source:...