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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Ukraine under pressure over corruption
    Dec08

    Ukraine under pressure over corruption

    Kiev: Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko is facing mounting pressure from the West for his failure to fight high-level corruption that helped drive pro-EU protests and topple a Russian-backed government in 2014. The fear in Brussels and Washington is that Kiev will follow the failed course of a similar revolution in 2004-2005 and dissolve into...

    FBI Says Its Support for Anti-corruption Unit Abides by Ukrainian Law

    The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation is challenging suggestions of illegal conduct in an undercover sting operation targeting allegedly corrupt government officials in Kyiv, which the FBI conducted in concert with the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU). The United States and European Union have provided logistical support and...

    Ex-Georgia president dragged away by masked special agents in Kiev – video
    Dec07

    Ex-Georgia president dragged away by masked special agents in Kiev – video

    In a dramatic standoff with Ukrainian law enforcement, Mikheil Saakashvili threatened to jump off the roof of his apartment building, then was detained and broke free. Security service officers entered the former Georgian president’s flat in central Kiev early on Tuesday morning, and he fled to the roof and threatened to jump, Ukrainian...

    THE  POLITICAL EPOPEE OR NOT WITH MR SAAKASHVILLY – ЕПОПЕЯ ПОЛІТИЧНА ЧИ НІ ІЗ ПАНОМ СААКАШВІЛІ…
    Dec07

    THE POLITICAL EPOPEE OR NOT WITH MR SAAKASHVILLY – ЕПОПЕЯ ПОЛІТИЧНА ЧИ НІ ІЗ ПАНОМ СААКАШВІЛІ…

    Leader of New Forces Movement, ex-head of Odesa Regional Administration and former Georgian President, Mikheil Saakashvili has said he is not acquainted with disgraced fugitive Ukrainian businessman Serhiy Kurchenko, a business crony of ex-President Viktor Yanukovych, who fled to Russia in early 2014. Ukraines Prosecutor Generals Office (PGO) has...

    Boxer Briedis to face Usyk in Riga in January
    Dec07

    Boxer Briedis to face Usyk in Riga in January

    World cruiserweight champion Oleksandr Usyk from Ukraine (13-0, 11 KOs) will be traveling to Riga on January 27 to face WBC champion from Latvia Mairis Briedis (23-0, 18 KOs) in the semifinals of the World Boxing Super Series (WBSS) tournament, the organizers of the event announced December 6. …read more Source:...

    Is Rapprochement with Russia Still Possible?
    Dec07

    Is Rapprochement with Russia Still Possible?

    U.S.-Russian relations are at one of their lowest points since the end of the Cold War—and there seems to be little appetite for improvement on the part of the Trump administration and Congress. Egged on by anti-Russia hysteria in many parts of the American media, Congress has imposed new sanctions to penalize Moscow over its alleged meddling in...

    Ex-Georgia president dragged away by masked special agents in Kiev – video
    Dec07

    Ex-Georgia president dragged away by masked special agents in Kiev – video

    In a dramatic standoff with Ukrainian law enforcement, Mikheil Saakashvili threatened to jump off the roof of his apartment building, then was detained and broke free. Security service officers entered the former Georgian president’s flat in central Kiev early on Tuesday morning, and he fled to the roof and threatened to jump, Ukrainian...

    Ukraine Tries to Fend Off Critics as West Cranks Up Pressure on Corruption
    Dec07

    Ukraine Tries to Fend Off Critics as West Cranks Up Pressure on Corruption

    Ukraine’s general prosecutor denied on Wednesday that his office was impeding the work of a new anti-corruption body as he sought to deflect charges by Kyiv’s Western backers that Ukraine was backsliding on promises to fight graft. The United States, the European Union and Canada have thrown financial and diplomatic support behind the...

    Police Clash With Saakashvili Supporters In Kyiv
    Dec07

    Police Clash With Saakashvili Supporters In Kyiv

    Dozens of Ukrainian police raided a protest camp outside the parliament building in Kyiv early on December 6 in a failed attempt to detain Mikheil Saakashvili, the former Georgian president turned Ukrainian opposition leader. Authorities said at least four police officers were injured, while protesters said nine activists were injured. The raid...

    Is Rapprochement with Russia Still Possible?
    Dec07

    Is Rapprochement with Russia Still Possible?

    U.S.-Russian relations are at one of their lowest points since the end of the Cold War—and there seems to be little appetite for improvement on the part of the Trump administration and Congress. Egged on by anti-Russia hysteria in many parts of the American media, Congress has imposed new sanctions to penalize Moscow over its alleged meddling in...