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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    National rivalries behind Eurovision kitsch
    May11

    National rivalries behind Eurovision kitsch

    Behind the kitsch and glitz of the Eurovision Song Contest, to be hosted on May 13 by Kiev, lie a host of geopolitical tensions …read more Source: Hurriyet Daily...

    Sinister text messages reveal high-tech front in Ukraine war
    May11

    Sinister text messages reveal high-tech front in Ukraine war

    Television journalist Julia Kirienko was sheltering with Ukrainian soldiers and medics two miles (three kilometers) from the front when their cellphones began buzzing over the noise of the shelling. Everyone got the same text message at the same time …read more Source: The Daily...

    Former rebel leaders detail role played by Putin aide in east Ukraine
    May11

    Former rebel leaders detail role played by Putin aide in east Ukraine

    A top aide to Vladimir Putin decides how the pro-Moscow administration of eastern Ukraine is run and who gets what jobs there, three former rebel leaders said, challenging Kremlin denials that it calls the shots in the region. Their comments to Reuters shed light on the role played by the secretive Vladislav Surkov, who has […] The post Former...

    Azerbaijani photographer wins gold medal at Ukraine competition
    May11

    Azerbaijani photographer wins gold medal at Ukraine competition

    Azerbaijan`s Dilaver Najafov has won a gold medal at the third international competition of photo correspondents in Ukraine. He secured the medal thanks to his photograph of the head coach of Azerbaijan`s national freestyle wrestling team taken at the …read more Source: Azerbaijan State News...

    What are cell site simulators? And how do they work?
    May11

    What are cell site simulators? And how do they work?

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — The formidable surveillance power of cell site simulators has put them at the forefront of privacy debates in the U.S. and Europe. Now The Associated Press has found evidence that the devices are at work sending threatening text messages to the soldiers fighting pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine. So what are cell...

    EU approves visa-free travel for Ukrainians
    May11

    EU approves visa-free travel for Ukrainians

    The European Union approved visa-free travel for Ukrainians on Thursday, fulfilling a key promise to cement ties with Kiev, AFP reports. “YES, we did it!” Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko wrote on Facebook after the Brussels decision, which the former Soviet republic has been trying to clinch for years. “It feels like coming home after a long...

    EU approves visa-free travel for Ukrainians
    May11

    EU approves visa-free travel for Ukrainians

    The European Union approved visa-free travel for Ukrainians on Thursday, fulfilling a key promise to cement ties with Kiev as it remains embroiled in a deadly conflict with pro-Russian insurgents. The post EU approves visa-free travel for Ukrainians appeared first on Firstpost. …read more Source:...

    In Ukraine war, sinister text messages reveal high-tech front
    May11

    In Ukraine war, sinister text messages reveal high-tech front

    Television journalist Julia Kirienko was sheltering with Ukrainian soldiers and medics 3 km from the front when their cellphones began buzzing over the noise of the shelling. Everyone got the same te… …read more Source: The...

    EU approves visa-free travel for Ukrainians (AFP)
    May11

    EU approves visa-free travel for Ukrainians (AFP)

    Brussels (AFP) – The European Union approved visa-free travel for Ukrainians on Thursday, fulfilling a key promise to cement ties with Kiev as it remains embroiled in a deadly conflict with pro-Russian insurgents. …read more Source: The West...

    Bulgaria’s Commission pick set for digital brief
    May11

    Bulgaria’s Commission pick set for digital brief

    At her lavish society wedding in 2012, Mariya Gabriel’s guests were entertained by a troop of performers who danced barefoot on hot embers. If the MEP, who was officially nominated by Bulgaria Wednesday to be the country’s new commissioner, is to make a success of the politically toxic digital portfolio, she will need some...