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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    General: U.S. and Moscow in Delicate Talks on Syria Tensions
    Jun19

    General: U.S. and Moscow in Delicate Talks on Syria Tensions

    WASHINGTON – The top U.S. military officer said Monday that Washington and Moscow are in delicate discussions to tamp down tensions arising from the U.S. shootdown of a Syrian fighter jet, which the Russians called a violation of a U.S.-Russian understanding on avoiding air incidents. In an appearance at the National Press Club, Marine Gen....

    Europe’s border shifts and citizenship denial
    Jun19

    Europe’s border shifts and citizenship denial

    I don’t know what my grandfather – who served in the German army in the first world war and was murdered in the Holocaust – would have considered his nationality to be, writes Christina CraigI too have been denied German citizenship (Letters, 17 June) because my mother and grandfather, both victims of Nazism, have been determined not to be...

    Mr. Poroshenko Goes To Washington: What To Expect From The Ukrainian Leader’s First Meeting With Trump
    Jun19

    Mr. Poroshenko Goes To Washington: What To Expect From The Ukrainian Leader’s First Meeting With Trump

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko may have pulled off a small coup in winning an audience with U.S. President Donald Trump before Russian leader Vladimir Putin could. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    European Union: EU rolls over Crimea sanctions for another year
    Jun19

    European Union: EU rolls over Crimea sanctions for another year

    The European Union on Monday rolled over for another year sanctions imposed to protest Russia's 2014 annexation of Crimea from Ukraine, which the bloc deems illegal. The European Union on Monday rolled over for another year sanctions imposed to protest Russia’s 2014 annexation of Crimea from Ukraine, which the bloc deems illegal.The...

    Ukrainian MP launches hunger strike over Lviv trash row
    Jun19

    Ukrainian MP launches hunger strike over Lviv trash row

    KIEV – A Ukrainian opposition lawmaker began a hunger strike on Monday, accusing central government of inaction in allowing trash to pile up in the picturesque western city of Lviv, the power-base of his Samopomich (Self-Reliance) party. Party… …read more Source:...

    EU rolls over Crimea sanctions for another year (AFP)
    Jun19

    EU rolls over Crimea sanctions for another year (AFP)

    Luxembourg (AFP) – The European Union on Monday rolled over for another year sanctions imposed to protest Russia’s 2014 annexation of Crimea from Ukraine, which the bloc deems illegal. …read more Source: The West...

    Majority of asylum seekers in Armenia are from Syria, Ukraine and Iraq – official
    Jun19

    Majority of asylum seekers in Armenia are from Syria, Ukraine and Iraq – official

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    European Union extends Crimea sanctions by another year
    Jun19

    European Union extends Crimea sanctions by another year

    Sanctions imposed by the European Union on the Crimean peninsula will remain in place until June 2018, the bloc’s foreign ministers decided at a meeting in Brussels on Monday. Reports Deutsche Welle. The sanctions include a ban on all imports and … …read more Source:...

    Ukrainian MP launches hunger strike over Lviv trash row
    Jun19

    Ukrainian MP launches hunger strike over Lviv trash row

    KIEV (Reuters) – A Ukrainian opposition lawmaker began a hunger strike on Monday, accusing central government of inaction in allowing trash to pile up in the picturesque western city of Lviv, the power-base of his Samopomich (Self-Reliance) party. …read more Source:...

    Ashot Ghulian: Artsakh welcomes all subjects of its sovereignty
    Jun19

    Ashot Ghulian: Artsakh welcomes all subjects of its sovereignty

    “Every time you congratulate South Ossetia, Abkhazia, Transnistria, Crimea, we are having a problem”: told the president of “Bright Armenia” party, the Member of the Parliament from “Yelq” bloc Edmon Marukyan during the 3rd conference of Armenian political parties, noting … …read more Source:...