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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    How cryptocurrencies could boost the BRICS
    Sep08

    How cryptocurrencies could boost the BRICS

    Talking about the rise and rise of Bitcoin in China to the WEF, Eric Mu a local entrepreneur and Bitcoin miner listed the factors contributing to its popularity there: “…a large internet-savvy population, cheap and abundant hydropower, mature electrical manufacturing, capital control and a depreciating currency.” In fact, Mu could have been...

    Beeline modernizes fixed network in Aragatsavan village
    Sep08

    Beeline modernizes fixed network in Aragatsavan village

    ArmInfo. Beeline announced the start of modernization works on fixed network in Aragatsavan village, according to the press service of the company, these works are scheduled to be finished by October 15 2017. According to the source, upon the conclusion of this program, the residents of the village will access high quality digital fixed network...

    15 countries to partake in Astana Marathon 2017
    Sep08

    15 countries to partake in Astana Marathon 2017

    ASTANA. KAZINFORM Runners from 15 countries have already applied for the participation in the competitions, the media center of the Astana City Administration says. Athletes from UK, USA, Ukraine, Spain, Russia, Poland, Netherlands, Malaysia, China, Kyrgyzstan, Kenya, Italy, India, Germany, and Austria will take part in the race. This year, the...

    Ukrainian veterans’ war within

    HRUNIVKA, Ukraine — As gunfire crackled across the sweltering fields, Max Stodola looked on with blank dread: “It happened so fast — there was nothing I could do. I just thought, ‘See ya, guys, nice knowing you.’” It was August 2014. The volunteer medic was planning to resume his university studies in a few days — just enough time to join...

    Russia Will Not Win a Diplomatic Tit-for-Tat With the US
    Sep08

    Russia Will Not Win a Diplomatic Tit-for-Tat With the US

    The recent U.S.-Russian tit-for-tat—the expulsion of diplomats and the closing of consulates—appears to be resulting in more parity of representation between the two global powers. That is no bad thing. According to the White House, the United States and Russia now have three diplomatic facilities in each other’s countries and a like number...

    Ukraine Braces For Saakashvili’s Possible Return
    Sep08

    Ukraine Braces For Saakashvili’s Possible Return

    After being stripped of Ukrainian citizenship by President Petro Poroshenko, Mikheil Saakashvili will try to return to his once-adoptive country despite the threat of extradition to Georgia. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Deadly Car Blast In Central Kyiv
    Sep08

    Deadly Car Blast In Central Kyiv

    A car exploded in the center of the Ukrainian capital, Kyiv, killing the driver, who was identified by police as a member of a Ukrainian volunteer battalion who fought against Russia-backed separatists in the country’s east. Timur Makhauri, a Chechen with Georgian citizenship, died when his black Toyota Camry with Georgian plates exploded...

    We’ll lift Russia sanctions when east Ukraine is peaceful: Merkel
    Sep08

    We’ll lift Russia sanctions when east Ukraine is peaceful: Merkel

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday that she wanted European Union sanctions against Russia lifted, but only once peaceful conditions had been achieved in eastern Ukraine …read more Source: The Daily...

    Delegations from 15 twinned cities to congratulate Gomel on 875th anniversary
    Sep08

    Delegations from 15 twinned cities to congratulate Gomel on 875th anniversary

    According to the source, the delegations will come from 15 twinned cities located, in particular, in Russia, Ukraine, Bulgaria, Serbia, China, and Georgia. The foreign delegations will be welcomed by top officials of the Gomel city administration at the Gomel Oblast Public and Cultural Center. …read more Source:...

    Toronto celebrates Ukraine’s independence, Canada’s 150th anniversary
    Sep08

    Toronto celebrates Ukraine’s independence, Canada’s 150th anniversary

    TORONTO – The Ukrainian Canadian Congress Toronto Branch (UCC-Toronto) welcomed over 12,000 people to the 26th annual Ukrainian Independence Day celebration on Saturday, August 19, at Centennial Park in Toronto for what is the largest such celebration in North America and the diaspora. The 2017 Independence Day celebration marked not only over a...