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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Ukraine’s Cheerful Chimney Sweeper
    Jun13

    Ukraine’s Cheerful Chimney Sweeper

    It can be a dirty job, but a 68-year-old chimney sweeper in western Ukraine has become a local hero with a statue celebrating his work and cheerful character. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Senate Strikes Deal on Russia Sanctions, Stripping Power From Trump
    Jun13

    Senate Strikes Deal on Russia Sanctions, Stripping Power From Trump

    The U.S. Senate has reached a bipartisan agreement on a new round of sanctions against Russia, a move that will likely force President Donald Trump to either sign or veto a measure that he has not said he supports. The sanctions are in response to a trio of Russian actions, including their interference in the 2016 election, engagement in Syria...

    Ukraine touts defense industry to potential customers
    Jun13

    Ukraine touts defense industry to potential customers

    Ukraine has pitched the ambassadors of 16 countries on the capabilities of state companies to potentially construct military equipment for them. …read more Source: United Press...

    Senate attempts to protect Russian sanctions from Trump’s tiny fingers
    Jun13

    Senate attempts to protect Russian sanctions from Trump’s tiny fingers

    Congress may not be able to hide the nuclear football when Trump is at Mar-a-Lago, and they’ve failed to get Trump to sit still long enough to fill critical open roles in government, but they are working to Trump-proof Russian sanctions. Senate leaders struck an agreement Monday to roll out additional sanctions on Russia and make it...

    Senators look to impose new sanctions against Russia
    Jun13

    Senators look to impose new sanctions against Russia

    The sanctions deal is in response to Russia’s involvement in the 2016 U.S. presidential election as well as wars in Syria and Ukraine. Video provided by Newsy …read more Source: USA...

    Beeline again received status of corporate sponsor of Cafesjian  Museum
    Jun13

    Beeline again received status of corporate sponsor of Cafesjian  Museum

    ArmInfo.The Cafesjian Center for Arts for the second time awarded Beeline the status of a corporate sponsor. As the press service of Beeline told ArmInfo, at the solemn ceremony of acting the Executive Director of the Center Vahagn Marabyan presented to the Director General of Beeline in Armenia Andrei Pyatakhin a certificate of corporate...

    Russian diplomats expelled from Moldova recruited fighters: sources
    Jun13

    Russian diplomats expelled from Moldova recruited fighters: sources

    [CHISINAU, Moldova] Moldovan intelligence believes five Russian diplomats expelled from Moldova last month were spies who were recruiting fighters for the Moscow-backed insurgency in neighbouring Ukraine, a government source and two diplomatic sources told Reuters. …read more Source: The Business...

    Alliance representative: NATO countries have developed a unified  position on the destabilizing role of Russia
    Jun13

    Alliance representative: NATO countries have developed a unified  position on the destabilizing role of Russia

    ArmInfo.During the last NATO summit in Brussels, the member states worked out a unified position on the destabilizing role of Russia in Europe. Such a view was expressed by James Appathurai, Special Representative of the NATO Secretary General in the South Caucasus and Central Asia, speaking at the round table “Armenia-NATO Cooperation:...

    Expert: USA processes biological weaponry through reference  laboratories 
    Jun13

    Expert: USA processes biological weaponry through reference  laboratories 

    ArmInfo. Biological laboratories, opened by USA in Armenia in military aims, are directed to process bacteriological weaponry, Arman Ghukasyan, Chairman of the International Organization for Humanitarian Development is sure. He stressed that number of biological laboratories, processed through funding of Pentagon, increased in the world for 400,...

    Ukrainian civilian death toll on the rise in rebel east: UN (AFP)
    Jun13

    Ukrainian civilian death toll on the rise in rebel east: UN (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Civilian casualties this spring from the conflict in eastern Ukraine have risen by nearly 50 percent over the winter months, a UN report published Tuesday said. …read more Source: The West...