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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Rebels dig new line of trenches in Ukraine
    May17

    Rebels dig new line of trenches in Ukraine

    YASYNUVATA: A dozen volunteers dug a new line of trenches in the pro-Russian separatist east of Ukraine to keep out Kiev’s tanks. “We are preparing reserve positions in the event of a possible offensive by Kiev,” says 49-year-old Oleg. The trench-digging project was launched a month ago by a separatist battalion called Vostok, or east. In...

    [Ticker] Merkel and Putin revive dialogue in troubled times
    May17

    [Ticker] Merkel and Putin revive dialogue in troubled times

    Russian president Vladimir Putin and German chancellor Angela Merkel will meet for the second time in just one month in the Russian Black Sea resort of Sochi on Friday to discuss current global issues of Iran, Syria and Ukraine. The meeting could signal a shift in EU-Russia relations, amid a deepening US-European crisis of confidence, Russian...

    Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Thursday 17 May 2018
    May17

    Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Thursday 17 May 2018

    Maximum stake on betting machines to be £2 The Government is to reduce the maximum permitted stake on fixed odds betting terminals – machines which simulate roulette and other games and which have been dubbed the ‘crack cocaine of gambling’ – to £2. Currently, users can bet £100 every 20 seconds. KPMG says a £2 limit...

    Canada condemns Russia’s opening of Crimean bridge
    May17

    Canada condemns Russia’s opening of Crimean bridge

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    Film director Lucian Pintilie dies at 84
    May17

    Film director Lucian Pintilie dies at 84

    Film director Lucian Pintilie died on May 16 2018, at the Elias Hospital in the Capital City, the spokesman of this hospital unit, Silvius Negoita, told AGERPRES. Lucian Pintilie was born on November 9 1933, in Tarutino, Basarabia, today in Ukraine, according to the www.cinemagia.ro Website. He graduated from the Institute of Theatre and...

    UKRAINE: THE DAY OF VICTORY OVER NAZISM  – УКРАЇНА: ДЕНЬ ПЕРЕМОГИ НАД НАЦИЗМОМ
    May17

    UKRAINE: THE DAY OF VICTORY OVER NAZISM – УКРАЇНА: ДЕНЬ ПЕРЕМОГИ НАД НАЦИЗМОМ

    President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko on the Day of Victory over Nazism took part in the ceremony commemorating the deceased on the occasion of the 73rd anniversary of Victory in the Second World War. The solemn procession led by the Head of State passed by Alley of the War Glory to the Grave of the Unknown Soldier. The Head of State laid flowers...

    Fearing attack, Russian-backed rebels dig trenches in Ukraine
    May17

    Fearing attack, Russian-backed rebels dig trenches in Ukraine

    YASYNUVATA, Ukraine: In the mid-day heat, a dozen volunteers are spading dry soil in the pro-Russian separatist east of Ukraine, digging a new line of trenches aimed at keeping out Kiev’s tanks. “We are preparing reserve positions in the event of a possible offensive by Kiev,” says Oleg, a 49-year-old unemployed man. The...

    Plight of Syrian women in focus at Ukrainian parliament
    May17

    Plight of Syrian women in focus at Ukrainian parliament

    Delegation of Conscience Convoy addresses human rights abuses against Syrian women in Assad prisons at roundtable in Kiev …read more Source: Anadolu...

    They didn’t flip: Ukraine claims dolphin army captured by Russia went on hunger strike
    May17

    They didn’t flip: Ukraine claims dolphin army captured by Russia went on hunger strike

    Russia captured the dolphins in 2014 and says the trained mammals refused both to interact with their coaches, and to eatUkraine is home to some of the more adventurous military blue-sky thinking, mostly hangovers from the Soviet era. As well as a 160-meter high, 500-meter long radar, that was supposed to be able to warn of nuclear attack, it...

    Canadian government comes to the defence of Nazi SS and Nazi collaborators but why?
    May17

    Canadian government comes to the defence of Nazi SS and Nazi collaborators but why?

    In late April more than 50 members of the U.S. Congress condemned the government of Ukraine’s ongoing efforts to glorify “Nazi collaborators.” The letter, signed by both Republicans and Democrats, outlined concerns about ongoing ceremonies to glorify leaders of the Ukrainian Insurgent Army as well as 14th SS Galizien Division (aka...