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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Austria detains Ukraine tycoon
    Feb22

    Austria detains Ukraine tycoon

    …read more Source: Taipei Times

    Russian-backed rebels are back on the offensive in Ukraine
    Feb22

    Russian-backed rebels are back on the offensive in Ukraine

    A new cease-fire agreement was implemented in Ukraine Monday, aiming to stem the escalating clashes between Ukrainian fighters and Russian-backed separatists on the ground. Despite hopes that this planned effort would calm recent tensions, there were a reported 200 cease-fire violations on Tuesday night alone. A previous cease-fire in the...

    Russia to build Reichstag replica for kids to attack
    Feb22

    Russia to build Reichstag replica for kids to attack

    By VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian military is building a replica of Berlin’s Reichstag building as a playground for teenagers to attack at a patriotic theme park. Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu, who made the announcement Wednesday, said the replica at the Patriot Park just outside Moscow will be smaller than...

    Weapons withdrawal not observed in Ukraine: OSCE
    Feb22

    Weapons withdrawal not observed in Ukraine: OSCE

    The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) reports violations of a newly-agreed ceasefire in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Interview: U.S. Lawmakers Call For Lethal Weapons For Ukraine
    Feb22

    Interview: U.S. Lawmakers Call For Lethal Weapons For Ukraine

    Two U.S. lawmakers say the time has come for the United States to supply Ukraine with lethal weapons to better defend itself against Moscow-backed separatists, saying that a “confrontational” Russian President Vladimir Putin shows no sign of easing the pressure on Kyiv. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine lawmaker who met Trump associates faces treason probe
    Feb22

    Ukraine lawmaker who met Trump associates faces treason probe

    Andrei Artemenko reportedly met Trump’s lawyer and a business partner in January over plan to lease Crimea to Russia …read more Source:...

    Russia court orders release of opposition activist
    Feb22

    Russia court orders release of opposition activist

    Russia’s Supreme Court on Wednesday ordered the release of an opposition activist who was the only person in the country jailed under a tough law against public protests. Ildar Dadin, 34, was sent to prison in 2015 for repeated unsanctioned protests against President Vladimir Putin’s rule after the introduction of controversial...

    Situation still uncertain after ceasefire in Eastern Ukraine
    Feb22

    Situation still uncertain after ceasefire in Eastern Ukraine

    WEB DESK (Dunya News) – After the ceasefire, peace still remains a fragile phenomenon in Eastern Ukraine as a wave of violations continued overnight.The head of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) revealed that the ceasefire didn’t have the desired outcomes that his organization was hoping for.General Lamberto...

    Beijing’s South China Sea Buildings Could Soon House Missiles: U.S. Officials
    Feb22

    Beijing’s South China Sea Buildings Could Soon House Missiles: U.S. Officials

    China, in an early test of U.S. President Donald Trump, has nearly finished building almost two dozen structures on artificial islands in the South China Sea that appear designed to house long-range surface-to-air missiles, two U.S. officials told Reuters.The development is likely to raise questions about whether and how the United States will...

    Why Ukraine Is Dying A Slow Death (Literally)
    Feb22

    Why Ukraine Is Dying A Slow Death (Literally)

    Nolan Peterson Economics, Europe Amid War, Ukraine’s Population Continues to Dwindle. KYIV, Ukraine—Ukraine’s population decreased by about 170,000 people in 2016, the government reported last month, underscoring a demographic trend that began after the country declared its independence from the Soviet Union in 1991, and which...