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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Latvia’s fortress think tank
    Mar16

    Latvia’s fortress think tank

    RIGA, Latvia — For a think tank, StratCom, NATO’s Strategic Communications Center of Excellence, with its piked gate and guardhouse, looks more like a fortress. During the Soviet era, the institute’s martial-looking headquarters on Kalniciema Street was a Red Army recruitment center. Today, StratCom is on the front lines...

    What Merkel wants from Trump
    Mar16

    What Merkel wants from Trump

    BERLIN — “We need each other.” That, in a nutshell, will be German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s not-so-subtle message to U.S. President Donald Trump when the two meet in the White House Friday. Forget all the talk about a showdown in the Oval Office. Merkel, whatever her personal views of Trump,...

    Trump’s Man and the Maidan Massacre?
    Mar16

    Trump’s Man and the Maidan Massacre?

    As the court in Kiev puts police on trial for the Maidan slaughter, the big question is who ordered the killing. …read more Source: The Daily...

    The Bizarre Reason Ukraine Could Be Facing a Legitimacy Crisis
    Mar16

    The Bizarre Reason Ukraine Could Be Facing a Legitimacy Crisis

    Nicolai N. Petro, Josh Cohen Politics, Eurasia A blockade has revealed the government’s unwillingness to enforce state authority against unsanctioned vigilantism. While political Washington is absorbed in its quest to figure out how Vladimir Putin managed to get Donald Trump elected president of the United States, Ukraine is facing a dire...

    Nato urges Turkey, Austria to end ?spat?
    Mar16

    Nato urges Turkey, Austria to end ?spat?

    ‘We regret the current situation and the impact it is having on all of our cooperation programmes’ BRUSSELS: Nato urged Turkey and Austria on Wednesday to settle a dispute over Ankara’s EU membership bid, which has led Turkey to block cooperation with the alliance’s partner countries. Confirming press reports, a Nato official...

    EU prolongs sanctions over actions against Ukraine’s territorial integrity
    Mar16

    EU prolongs sanctions over actions against Ukraine’s territorial integrity

    On 13 March the Council prolonged the restrictive measures over actions undermining or threatening the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine for a further six months, until 15 September 2017. The measures consist of asset freezes and travel bans. … …read more Source:...

    Vesnina dumps Kerber
    Mar15

    Vesnina dumps Kerber

    INDIAN WELLS — Angelique Kerber won’t celebrate her return to world No. 1 with an Indian Wells title after a shock fourth-round exit Tuesday at the hands of Elena Vesnina. Russia’s 14th-seeded Vesnina toppled the second-seeded German 6-3, 6-3 to book a quarterfinal clash with seven-time Grand Slam champion Venus Williams. Williams...

    Poland and Ukraine warn could Russia use gas ‘blackmail’
    Mar15

    Poland and Ukraine warn could Russia use gas ‘blackmail’

    Warsaw: Poland and Ukraine said on Wednesday they would take legal action against Russian plans for a second gas pipeline to the EU, a project they allege Moscow could use for political “blackmail”. Russian energy giant Gazprom plans to build a pipeline called Nord Stream 2 under the Baltic along an existing line to boost gas delivery capacity to...

    Spring in the air!
    Mar15

    Spring in the air!

    A woman walks next to a soap bubble made by a street artist in the centre of Ukrainian capital Kiev on a sunny day yesterday. …read more Source: Gulf...

    Ukraine orders blockade on rebel-held east
    Mar15

    Ukraine orders blockade on rebel-held east

    Ukraine has imposed a transport blockade on rebel-controlled territory after separatists seized industrial assets. The move is a dangerous escalation in the three year conflict. …read more Source:...