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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Meet the Activist Trying to Bring Ukraine’s Villages Online
    Apr14

    Meet the Activist Trying to Bring Ukraine’s Villages Online

    Orest and Oksana Olinik in their shop in Khrystanivka. Source: Ethan Daish and Elisabeth Lima “I don’t really like Europe. In Europe, 99 percent of things are finished; here, there is work to be done,” says Oksana Olinik, standing in the small Soviet-era shop she and her husband Orest have just opened in the village of Khrystanivka in...

    NATO deploys troops to Poland while concerns about country’s army rise
    Apr14

    NATO deploys troops to Poland while concerns about country’s army rise

    ORZYSZ: Poland on Thursday welcomed the first US troops in a multi-national force which is being posted across the Baltic region to counter potential threats from Russia.More than 1,100 soldiers – 900 US troops as well as 150 British and 120 Romanians – are to be deployed in Orzysz, about 57 km (35 miles) south of Russia’s Baltic Sea...

    Russia not to broadcast Eurovision 2017
    Apr14

    Russia not to broadcast Eurovision 2017

    Russian broadcaster Channel One will not broadcast the Eurovision Song Contest next month because the country’s competitor has been barred from host country Ukraine. Russia’s decision removes any chance of it competing this year, the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) said. Ukraine is refusing to allow Julia Samoilova to perform at...

    RUSSIA WILL NOT BROADCAST EUROVISION
    Apr14

    RUSSIA WILL NOT BROADCAST EUROVISION

    Ukraine is refusing to allow Julia Samoilova to perform at Eurovision because she has visited Crimea. …read more Source: Kazakh...

    Russian Jews leave Israel
    Apr14

    Russian Jews leave Israel

    Many of the Russian-Jews, who arrived to the Jewish State in the early 1990s, left Israel in recent years, heading back to their home country, or seeking new pastures, Israel’s Haaretz reported yesterday. Liza Rozovsky, a Russian-Jewish who came to Israel as part of the main migration wave, has conducted several interviews with Russians in...

    In Ukraine, health care is free (except when it’s not)
    Apr14

    In Ukraine, health care is free (except when it’s not)

    BILOZERKA, Ukraine — It’s an early Saturday afternoon, and almost no personnel are left on duty at the Bilozerka village hospital in the southern Kherson region of Ukraine, not far from Russia-occupied Crimea. I’m advised to hurry if I want to try to catch the specialist I’m looking for. If...

    Russia says it won’t broadcast Eurovision Song Contest over singer’s Ukraine ban
    Apr14
    Ukraine’s ammunition depot blasts cost $1 bln
    Apr14

    Ukraine’s ammunition depot blasts cost $1 bln

    The economic losses caused by the recent explosions at an ammunition warehouse in Ukraine’s eastern Kharkov region is estimated at about 1 billion U.S. dollars, a senior security official said on Thursday. …read more Source: China Internet Information...

    Russia pulls out of Eurovision Song Contest 2017
    Apr14

    Russia pulls out of Eurovision Song Contest 2017

    Russian television station Channel One announced it will not broadcast the contest this year or take part in the competition because its contestant has been barred from host country Ukraine. …read more Source: Daily...

    Have crises abroad changed President Trump’s view of the world?
    Apr14

    Have crises abroad changed President Trump’s view of the world?

    JUDY WOODRUFF: The last week has seen significant changes in the way the Trump White House views the world. And what began as a presidency emphasizing retrenchment on the home front has been quickly refocused on the U.S. role abroad. PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP: USA! USA! JUDY WOODRUFF: He bills himself the America first president, but it’s...