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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Head of Norway’s Delegation: ‘Crimea Legitimate Part of Russia’
    Oct17

    Head of Norway’s Delegation: ‘Crimea Legitimate Part of Russia’

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Hendrik Weber, the head of Norwegian delegation to Crimea, has told Sputnik about the aims of the visit. “My wife Mette and I were here [in Crimea] last year as members of a German delegation. We were here as the leaders of the first official Norwegian delegation since 2014. We are working for a good dialogue between Russia and...

    Head of Norway’s Delegation: ‘Crimea Legitimate Part of Russia’
    Oct17

    Head of Norway’s Delegation: ‘Crimea Legitimate Part of Russia’

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Hendrik Weber, the head of Norwegian delegation to Crimea, has told Sputnik about the aims of the visit. “My wife Mette and I were here [in Crimea] last year as members of a German delegation. We were here as the leaders of the first official Norwegian delegation since 2014. We are working for a good dialogue between Russia and...

    Pakistan wins seat on UN rights council
    Oct17

    Pakistan wins seat on UN rights council

    UNITED NATIONS (Dunya News) – Pakistan was elected to the UN Human Rights Council on Monday. Pakistan will serve on the 47-member council from January 2018 through the end of 2020.Pakistan was among the 15 countries who won seats on the council during a vote at the UN General Assembly. They will serve on the 47-member council from January...

    Magazine Posts Memo Brought By Russian Lawyer To Trump Tower Meeting
    Oct17

    Magazine Posts Memo Brought By Russian Lawyer To Trump Tower Meeting

    Foreign Policy magazine Monday published an English translation of a memo Kremlin-linked attorney Natasha Veselnitskaya took to a June 2016 Trump Tower meeting with a group of Trump campaign associates, including Trump’s son, Donald Trump Jr. and son-in-law Jared Kushner. The memo — which was provided to Foreign Policy by the Crimea-based...

    Ukraine honors nationalist leader blamed for Jewish pogroms
    Oct17

    Ukraine honors nationalist leader blamed for Jewish pogroms

    (JTA) — Ukraine unveiled a statue for a nationalist leader who guided a regime that killed tens of thousands of Jews in pogroms during the Russian Revolution. The memorial for Symon Petliura was unveiled Saturday in Vinnitsa, a city in the western part of the nation, on Defender of Ukraine Day, a national holiday, the RT news site reported. It is...

    Ukraine’s Security Service Warns Of Potential Violence; Saakashvili Pledges Peaceful Protest
    Oct17

    Ukraine’s Security Service Warns Of Potential Violence; Saakashvili Pledges Peaceful Protest

    Ukraine’s main security agency has claimed it averted potential violence planned during a protest in front of the country’s parliament, an action organized by controversial firebrand politician Mikheil Saakashvili. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Saakshvili Calls For ‘Calm And Peaceful’ Protest In Kyiv
    Oct17

    Saakshvili Calls For ‘Calm And Peaceful’ Protest In Kyiv

    Former Georgian president and ex-governor of Ukraine’s Odesa region Mikheil Saakashvili says the current generation of Ukrainian leaders needs to be replaced, accusing them of having a condescending attitude toward their citizens. In an interview with RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service in Kyiv on October 16, he called on demonstrators to turn...

    Separatist fault line stretches from Spain to Ukraine
    Oct17

    Separatist fault line stretches from Spain to Ukraine

    Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — A dangerous and potentially riveting political fault line stretches from Spain across Europe to Ukraine as smoldering separatist movements have gained new strength and standing. From Catalonia in Spain to the eastern regions of Ukraine with Corsica in between, the nationalist rift...

    Saakashvili on why he’s challenging Poroshenko’s leadership of Ukraine
    Oct16

    Saakashvili on why he’s challenging Poroshenko’s leadership of Ukraine

    Ahead of an opposition protest in Kyiv, former Georgian President Mikhail Saakashvili tells DW why he would unseat Ukrainian leader Petro Poroshenko.  …read more Source: Deutsche...

    This Is the Scandalous Love Affair That Started World War I
    Oct16

    This Is the Scandalous Love Affair That Started World War I

    Franz-Stefan Gady Security, General Franz Conrad von Hoetzendorf’s romantic obsessions may have fueled the flames of war. After the first five months of World War I, the Austro-Hungarian forces, under the leadership, if that is the right word, of General Conrad von Hoetzendorf, suffered stupefying losses–189,000 dead, 490,000 wounded,...