: :inin Kyiv (EET)

Section: World Press about Ukraine

    The Morning Vertical, March 2, 2017
    Mar02

    The Morning Vertical, March 2, 2017

    Your daily roundup. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Putin, Poroshenko held two rounds of fruitless talks: Kiev
    Mar02

    Putin, Poroshenko held two rounds of fruitless talks: Kiev

    Kiev said Thursday that President Petro Poroshenko and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin held two fruitless phone calls about the war in east Ukraine over the past month that had gone undisclosed …read more Source: The Daily...

    Polish foreign minister: Russia will ‘very likely’ annex Donbass
    Mar02

    Polish foreign minister: Russia will ‘very likely’ annex Donbass

    There is a “great probability” that Moscow will take over the Donbass region in eastern Ukraine, Poland’s Foreign Minister Witold Waszczykowski said Wednesday during a visit to Kyiv, Radio Poland reported. Waszczykowski warned Russia is already issuing identity cards and passports, seizing Ukrainian property and cutting the eastern...

    [Ticker] Russian-backed rebels seize factories and mines in Ukriane
    Mar02

    [Ticker] Russian-backed rebels seize factories and mines in Ukriane

    Russian-backed rebels announced on Wednesday (1 March) the takeover of 40 factories and mines in eastern Ukraine. In a move the country’s president Petro Poroshenko called a sign of Russia’s “occupation”, he urged Western sanctions against those taking part in the seizure. The rebels’ action comes after a week-long...

    MPs: UK must resist Trump, maintain Russia sanctions
    Mar02

    MPs: UK must resist Trump, maintain Russia sanctions

    Britain must have some “uncomfortable conversations” with its close allies and take a “principled stance” on Russian sanctions, the all-party foreign affairs select committee wrote in a report released Thursday. Sanctions should not be lifted until Russia ends its illegal annexation of Crimea, stops supporting separatist groups in eastern...

    Rebels take over factories, mines in Ukraine
    Mar02

    Rebels take over factories, mines in Ukraine

    President Petro Poroshenko’s government has spoken against the blockade, saying it hurts ordinary Ukrainians in the rest of the country. …read more Source:...

    Polish FM: Russia attempt to annex Donbass ‘very likely’
    Mar02

    Polish FM: Russia attempt to annex Donbass ‘very likely’

    “It is very likely that Russia is seeking to annex the Donbass region,” Polish Foreign Minister Witold Waszczykowski said on Wednesday during a trip to Kyev. …read more Source: Polskie...

    Belarus, Ukraine sign agreements on joint emergency prevention, response
    Mar02

    Belarus, Ukraine sign agreements on joint emergency prevention, response

    The documents were signed by the heads of the emergencies agencies of the two countries Vladimir Vashchenko and Nikolai Chechetkin. …read more Source:...

    Contact group on Ukraine to reconvene in Minsk on 15 March
    Mar02

    Contact group on Ukraine to reconvene in Minsk on 15 March

    Martin Sajdik said that Minsk hosted a meeting of the working group on economic affairs on 1 March. The parties continued discussing the supply of water and electricity to Donetsk Oblast and Lugansk Oblast, and also protection of critically important infrastructure. …read more Source:...

    FM confirms Kazakhstan’s human rights and disarmament priorities in Geneva
    Mar02

    FM confirms Kazakhstan’s human rights and disarmament priorities in Geneva

    The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. ASTANA – Kazakh Foreign Minister Kairat Abdrakhmanov outlined once again Kazakhstan’s priorities in human rights, democratisation and disarmament processes in a high-level segment session of the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) and the Conference on...