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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Russia readies for huge military exercises as tensions with west simmer
    Aug26

    Russia readies for huge military exercises as tensions with west simmer

    Display of power involving up to 100,000 people in Belarus, Kaliningrad and Russia itself comes against backdrop of strained relations with west‘We know how to live next to Russia’: Lithuania builds border fence with KaliningradRussia is preparing to mount what could be one of its biggest military exercises since the cold war, a display of...

    TWO DAYS BEFORE THE INDEPENDENCE DAY OF UKRAINE
    Aug26

    TWO DAYS BEFORE THE INDEPENDENCE DAY OF UKRAINE

    Latest news. Ukraine’s Independence Day is a state holiday marked every year on August 24, and it is now of particular importance for Ukrainians, President Petro Poroshenko has said while opening a building of the children’s regional hospital in Kropyvnytsky(З останніх вісток з рідних земель. “Ми пізнали реальну ціну справжньої...

    In Ukraine, US defence chief accuses Moscow of seeking to ‘redraw borders by force’
    Aug26

    In Ukraine, US defence chief accuses Moscow of seeking to ‘redraw borders by force’

    US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Thursday the United States was committed to helping Ukraine’s military, and sanctions against Russia would remain in place until Moscow stops supporting rebels and returns Crimea. …read more Source: France...

    Ukraine’s TB problem is ticking time bomb for Europe
    Aug26

    Ukraine’s TB problem is ticking time bomb for Europe

    ODESSA, Ukraine — In the Ukrainian tourist destination of Odessa, a port on the Black Sea, holidaymakers mingle with internally displaced people from the country’s war-torn east, local Roma, students, and economic migrants from Central Asia and the Caucasus, Africa and Asia. Yet the air carries something less healthy...

    Red Famine by Anne Applebaum review – did Stalin deliberately let Ukraine starve?
    Aug26

    Red Famine by Anne Applebaum review – did Stalin deliberately let Ukraine starve?

    A vivid account exposes the myths of the catastrophic Ukrainian famine of 1932-3The terrible famine of 1932-3 hit all the major Soviet grain-growing regions, but Ukraine worst of all. It was not the result of adverse climatic conditions but a product of government policies. This is, in fact, the case with many famines, as Amartya Sen pointed out...

    [Ticker] Russian sanctions on EU fruit not working, newspaper finds
    Aug26

    [Ticker] Russian sanctions on EU fruit not working, newspaper finds

    Greek newspaper Kathimerini reported on Friday that Greek produce is “widely available” in shops in Moscow, despite Russian sanctions on EU fruit. It said that Italian and Spanish fruit and vegetables are also reaching Russia via Belarus, for example. Russia’s sanctions were imposed in retaliation to EU economic sanctions over...

    Bus drives off a pier in southern Russia, killing 17 workers
    Aug26

    Bus drives off a pier in southern Russia, killing 17 workers

    Bus drives off a pier in southern Russia, killing 17 workers …read more Source:...

    Migration overview: Most arrivals from Ukraine, most departures to Finland
    Aug26

    Migration overview: Most arrivals from Ukraine, most departures to Finland

    Most of the foreigners that entered Estonia in the past two years were either from Ukraine or Russia. The most popular country for those leaving the country is still Finland. In two years 18,254 people moved to Estonia, while 26,795 moved away. …read more Source:...

    Cease-Fire Violations Reported In Eastern Ukraine
    Aug26

    Cease-Fire Violations Reported In Eastern Ukraine

    The Ukrainian military and Russia-backed separatists have accused each other of violating a cease-fire established ahead of the start of the new school year. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Belarus court clears way for building of luxury apartments atop former Jewish cemeteries
    Aug26

    Belarus court clears way for building of luxury apartments atop former Jewish cemeteries

    (JTA) – A judge in Belarus cleared the way for the construction of apartments atop two former Jewish cemeteries. Separately, unidentified individuals smashed 24 headstones in a Jewish cemetery in Ukraine. Eduard Dolinsky, the director of the Ukrainian Jewish Committee, in a statement wrote that the incident in Ukraine was discovered Tuesday at...