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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Amid Conflict With Russia, Ukraine Moves Closer to EU
    Jun01

    Amid Conflict With Russia, Ukraine Moves Closer to EU

    Don’t look now, but Vladimir Putin’s war in Ukraine isn’t going how he expected. While the Ukrainian army and its allied militias continue to skirmish with the Russian-backed separatists (and sometimes the Russian army itself) in the Donetsk and Luhansk regions—almost 100 Ukrainian soldiers have been killed so far this year...

    Director Avtandil Varsimashvili awarded at Ukrainian theatre festival
    Jun01

    Director Avtandil Varsimashvili awarded at Ukrainian theatre festival

    Georgia s acclaimed theatre director Avtandil Varsimashvili has claimed principal awards at the International Theatre Festival Melpomene of Tavria with two of his productions honoured with prizes at the event …read more Source:...

    Putin hosts Modi at Russia’s economic forum
    Jun01

    Putin hosts Modi at Russia’s economic forum

    SAINT PETERSBURG: Russian President Vladimir Putin hosts Indian premier Narendra Modi on Thursday on the sidelines of the Kremlin’s annual economic forum, as Moscow looks to burnish a fragile recovery despite tensions with the West. Modi and Putin will meet on the third leg of the Indian leader’s four-nation tour of Europe with the...

    Convicted Former Auschwitz Guard Dies in Germany at 95
    Jun01

    Convicted Former Auschwitz Guard Dies in Germany at 95

    Reinhold Hanning, a former SS sergeant whose conviction last year on 170,000 counts of accessory to murder for serving as an Auschwitz guard was hailed as a long-overdue victory for Holocaust victims, has died. He was 95. Hanning died on Tuesday, his attorney Andreas Scharmer told The Associated Press on Thursday without providing further...

    NATO and partners hold land, sea exercises in eastern Europe
    Jun01

    NATO and partners hold land, sea exercises in eastern Europe

    The training includes “tracking down and fighting submarines and sea mines, the use of air defense and landing troops as well as defense against navy vessels,” said Lt. Cmdr. Jacek Kwiatkowski, spokesman for the exercise. Poland, Romania and other countries on NATO’s eastern flank are concerned for their security and defense...

    Verdict In Moscow-Based Ukrainian Library Director’s Hate-Crime Trial Postponed
    Jun01

    Verdict In Moscow-Based Ukrainian Library Director’s Hate-Crime Trial Postponed

    A Moscow court has postponed the verdict in the trial of Natalya Sharina, a librarian who is charged with inciting hatred in a case that is steeped in the confrontation between Moscow and Kyiv and has been denounced by rights activists. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Putin: Russian state has never been involved in hacking
    Jun01

    Putin: Russian state has never been involved in hacking

    St.Petersburg, Jun 1 – President Vladimir Putin insisted Thursday that the Russian state has never engaged in hacking and scoffed at allegations that hackers could influence the outcome of elections in the United States or Europe reports AP/UNB. But the Russian leader admitted the possibility that some individual “patriotic” hackers could have...

    Putin: Russian State Has Never Engaged In Hacking!
    Jun01

    Putin: Russian State Has Never Engaged In Hacking!

    ST.PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — President Vladimir Putin insisted Thursday that the Russian state has never engaged in hacking and scoffed at allegations that hackers could influence the outcome of elections in the United States or Europe. But the Russian leader admitted the possibility that some individual “patriotic” hackers could have mounted...

    Austria releases suspect accused of war crimes in Ukraine
    Jun01

    Austria releases suspect accused of war crimes in Ukraine

    VIENNA – An Austrian accused of committing war crimes in eastern Ukraine has been released from custody in his home country after credibly denying the allegations against him, a spokesman for the prosecutors’ office handling the case said on Thursday. … …read more Source:...

    Turkey, Ukraine begin passport-free travel
    Jun01

    Turkey, Ukraine begin passport-free travel

    A deal between Turkey and Ukraine allowing their citizens to travel to each other’s country without passports entered into force early June 1, said Andrii Sybiha, Kyiv’s ambassador in Ankara. …read more Source: Hurriyet Daily...