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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Ukrainian military warehouse explodes near war’s front line
    Mar23

    Ukrainian military warehouse explodes near war’s front line

    Ukrainian officials suspect pro-Russia forces were behind a massive fire at an ammunition warehouse 60 miles from the front line of the war with Russian-backed separatists. Ukraine Defense Minister Stepan Poltorak made the claim following the morning fire but didn’t cite any evidence pointing to Russian involvement. The Russian military...

    Russian Defector’s Murder Sends a Chilling Message
    Mar23

    Russian Defector’s Murder Sends a Chilling Message

    Relations between Ukraine and Russia, dismal since 2014, are now at a nadir. …read more Source:...

    Kremlin critic Voronenkov killed in Kyiv
    Mar23

    Kremlin critic Voronenkov killed in Kyiv

    Russian opposition politician Denis Voronenkov has been shot dead in Kyiv. He was a key witness in a case against former Ukrainian Prime Minister Viktor Yanukovych. …read more Source:...

    Kremlin critic Voronenkov killed in Kyiv
    Mar23

    Kremlin critic Voronenkov killed in Kyiv

    Russian opposition politician Denis Voronenkov has been shot dead in Kyiv. He was a key witness in a case against former Ukrainian Prime Minister Viktor Yanukovych. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Ukraine struggles to contain arms depot fire, blames ‘sabotage’ (AFP)
    Mar23

    Ukraine struggles to contain arms depot fire, blames ‘sabotage’ (AFP)

    Balakliya (Ukraine) (AFP) – Ukraine said Thursday that a fire raging at a munitions depot in the country’s east, which the military blamed on an “act of sabotage”, could continue for up to a week. …read more Source: The West...

    When Russia interfered: I witnessed a Russian-led coup attempt in my home country
    Mar23

    When Russia interfered: I witnessed a Russian-led coup attempt in my home country

    (Credit: AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic, File) Testifying before a congressional committee, FBI Director James Comey has confirmed that his agency is investigating links between the Donald Trump campaign and Russia. While this investigation continues, Americans should be reminded of the signs of Russian interference in democratic processes outside the...

    Ukraine suspects Russian role in lawmaker’s murder
    Mar23

    Ukraine suspects Russian role in lawmaker’s murder

    KIEV — After three decades of mob power and three years of revolution, Kiev is no stranger to the sound of bullets. But the murder of exiled Russian lawmaker Denis Voronenkov on Thursday outside the swanky Premier Palace hotel was shocking nonetheless. In broad daylight at a busy intersection, three bodies lay in pools of blood: one...

    Putin: Kremlin hopes Kiev’s Eurovision ban ‘will be reconsidered’
    Mar23

    Putin: Kremlin hopes Kiev’s Eurovision ban ‘will be reconsidered’

    The Kremlin said Thursday that it hoped Kiev would reconsider its decision to ban a Russian singer from the Eurovision Song Contest over a past performance in Russia-annexed Crimea. The Kremlin said Thursday that it hoped Kiev would reconsider its decision to ban a Russian singer from the Eurovision Song Contest over a past performance in...

    Former Russian lawmaker shot dead in Ukraine
    Mar23

    Former Russian lawmaker shot dead in Ukraine

    Kiev, Mar 23: (AP) A former Russian lawmaker who became a vociferous critic of Moscow following his recent move to Ukraine was shot and killed in Kiev today, prompting another war of words between the two countries. Denis Voronenkov, who testified to Ukrainian investigators and criticized Russian policies after his move to Kiev last fall, was...

    In Belarus: President allegedly orders arrest of 17 opposition activists
    Mar23

    In Belarus: President allegedly orders arrest of 17 opposition activists

    A total of 17 opposition activists have been arrested in Belarus in recent days as authoritarian President Alexander Lukashenko cracks down on opponents following a wave of major protests, a local rights group said Thursday. A total of 17 opposition activists have been arrested in Belarus in recent days as authoritarian President Alexander...