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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Ukraine Says Russian Crime Lord Staged Lawmaker’s Killing
    Oct09

    Ukraine Says Russian Crime Lord Staged Lawmaker’s Killing

    Ukraine’s chief prosecutor on Monday blamed a Russian crime lord linked to Russia’s security agency for the killing of renegade Russian lawmaker Denis Voronenkov. Prosecutor General Yuriy Lutsenko said Voronenkov was gunned down in March on orders from Vladimir Tyurin, a former partner of Voronenkov’s wife, Maria Maksakova....

    Neighbors balk at new education law  that reinforces Ukraine’s state language
    Oct09

    Neighbors balk at new education law that reinforces Ukraine’s state language

    KYIV – Ukraine’s new law on education, which the Presidential Administration says is more inclusive towards minorities and will improve their integration into society, has received backlash from at least three countries in the region. Russia, Hungary and Romania, all of which have sizable or concentrated minority enclaves in the country,...

    Conference looks at Ukrainian World Congress 50 years after its founding in New York City
    Oct09

    Conference looks at Ukrainian World Congress 50 years after its founding in New York City

    NEW YORK – In celebration of the 50th anniversary of its founding here in 1967, the Ukrainian World Congress convened a conference, “UWC at 50 and Beyond: The North American Vector,” at the Princeton Club of New York on September 16. The event brought together leaders of the UWC, the Ukrainian Congress Committee of America […] …read more...

    Canada can ‘donate’ arms to Ukraine before it’s allowed to buy them, says MP
    Oct09

    Canada can ‘donate’ arms to Ukraine before it’s allowed to buy them, says MP

    OTTAWA – Canada could push Russia to support Ukraine’s proposal for a United Nations peacekeeping mission along the Ukrainian-Russian border but should start sending arms to help Ukraine defend itself against Russian-backed rebels in the Donbas region, says James Bezan, the Official Opposition Conservative shadow minister of national...

    Norway’s Delegation Seeking Cooperation With Crimea After Visiting Region
    Oct09

    Norway’s Delegation Seeking Cooperation With Crimea After Visiting Region

    SIMFEROPOL (Sputnik) — A Norwegian delegation has expressed its willingness to cooperate with Crimea and establish friendly relations with the Russian region after paying an official visit to the peninsula, member of the Crimean parliament Yury Gempel told Sputnik on Monday. The delegation comprising 11 Norwegian politicians and businessmen, as...

    The Extraordinary Folly of Arming Ukraine
    Oct09

    The Extraordinary Folly of Arming Ukraine

    Antony Blinken wants the Trump administration to arm Ukraine. He describes the argument of opponents of this proposal: That ban was heavily debated during the last administration. Its proponents argued that any military escalation favored Moscow, for whom the stakes were higher and the ability to quickly pour more lethal weapons into Ukraine much...

    Stoltenberg says NATO does not want new Cold War
    Oct09

    Stoltenberg says NATO does not want new Cold War

    NATO deployments are ‘direct response to Russia’s aggressive actions in Ukraine,’ secretary-general says …read more Source: Anadolu...

    Ukraine Prosecutor Claims FSB, Ex-Partner Of Victim’s Wife Behind Kyiv Slaying
    Oct09

    Ukraine Prosecutor Claims FSB, Ex-Partner Of Victim’s Wife Behind Kyiv Slaying

    Ukraine’s top prosecutor has claimed that the killing of a former Russian lawmaker who was shot dead in Kyiv in March was ordered by a former partner of the victim’s wife, and suggested that the Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) was behind it. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Nordecon to build office building in the LvivTech.City innovation park
    Oct09

    Nordecon to build office building in the LvivTech.City innovation park

    Eurocon Ukraine TOV, Ukrainian subsidiary of the listed Estonian construction group Nordecon AS, has signed an agreement with Lviv Standartbud Limited Liability Company under which Nordecon will build a six-story office building in the LvivTech.City innovation park in the city of Lviv, informs LETA/BNS. …read more Source: The Baltic...

    NATO Inaugurates New Black Sea Force in Romania
    Oct09

    NATO Inaugurates New Black Sea Force in Romania

    NATO on Monday inaugurated a new multi-national brigade-sized force, headquartered in Romania and designed primarily to counter Russia’s increased threat to Southeast Europe following its intervention in Ukraine. …read more Source: Balkan...