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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Sea Pirates: 7 Russians, 1 Ukrainian kidnapped off Nigerian coast
    Feb09

    Sea Pirates: 7 Russians, 1 Ukrainian kidnapped off Nigerian coast

    The Russian ministry of foreign affairs said its embassy in Nigeria is in contact with the Nigerian government to ensure the release of the sailors. Seven Russians and one Ukrainian aboard the cargo ship, BBC Caribbean have been kidnapped by pirates off the coast of Nigeria, reports say.According to a tweet by the Russian ministry of foreign...

    Security Council urges unfettered access to Darfur experts, considers sanctions on rebels
    Feb09

    Security Council urges unfettered access to Darfur experts, considers sanctions on rebels

    February 8, 2017 (KHARTOUM) – The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) Wednesday renewed until 12 March 2018 the mandate of the Panel of Experts monitoring of arms embargo and generally sanctions imposed on those behind instability in Sudan’s western Darfur region. United Nations Security Council meeting which unanimously adopted...

    Delo says Slovenia able to offer good diplomatic initiatives
    Feb09

    Delo says Slovenia able to offer good diplomatic initiatives

    With his visits to Germany, Russia and Ukraine, President Borut Pahor has the opportunity to take advantage of the diplomatic offering of an internally stable and economically advancing country Slovenia wants to be, the daily Delo says in Thursday’s front-page commentary. …read more Source:...

    In Libya: Talks on new unity government gather pace – UN
    Feb09

    In Libya: Talks on new unity government gather pace – UN

    Talks on changes to Libya's unity government could yield results in the coming weeks, putting the north African country on a path to stability, the UN envoy said Wednesday. Talks on changes to Libya’s unity government could yield results in the coming weeks, putting the north African country on a path to stability, the UN envoy said...

    Today in Korean history
    Feb09

    Today in Korean history

    Feb. 10 1951 — Over 700 villagers are gunned down by Army soldiers in Geochang, South Gyeongsang Province, who mistakenly suspected them of collaborating with North Korean guerrillas. 1992 — South Korea and Ukraine establish diplomatic …read more Source: Yonhap News...

    Germany Slams Ukrainian Lawmaker For Defacing Berlin Wall Remnant
    Feb09

    Germany Slams Ukrainian Lawmaker For Defacing Berlin Wall Remnant

    A Ukrainian lawmaker defaced a remnant of the Berlin Wall on the grounds of the German embassy in Kyiv in protest over Germany’s position in peace negotiations, drawing a rebuke from Berlin. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    12 heroes who will make 2017 great again (in a good way)
    Feb09

    12 heroes who will make 2017 great again (in a good way)

    12 people who will make 2017 great again (in a good way) Since its European launch in April 2015, POLITICO has run a provocative series called “Dirty Dozen,” designed to call out 12 characters — individuals, groups or institutions — that spell gloom (or worse) in a particular sphere. Earlier this...

    Pirates kidnap Russians
    Feb09

    Pirates kidnap Russians

    #Nigeria’n pirates take Russian, Ukrainian sailors hostage https://t.co/CHwqHz20AR #Russia #pirates #Ukraine pic.twitter.com/rtVqezJRNj— Belsat in English (@Belsat_Eng) February 8, 2017 Pirates have kidnapped seven Russians and one Ukrainian after attacking the cargo ship the BBC Caribbean off the coast of Nigeria, the Russian embassy said...

    Pirates kidnap 7 Russians, 1 Ukrainian in Nigerian waters
    Feb09

    Pirates kidnap 7 Russians, 1 Ukrainian in Nigerian waters

    The embassy has asked Nigerian authorities to assist in locating the abducted people, it said late on Tuesday. …read more Source: Eyewitness...

    McDonald’s Russian Unit Plays Down US Heritage
    Feb09

    McDonald’s Russian Unit Plays Down US Heritage

    When McDonald’s opened its first Russian restaurant in 1990 in Moscow, it was not unusual to see wedding receptions held there, so strong was the appeal of the quintessential American brand at the end of the Cold War. In recent years, with U.S.-Russia ties increasingly frosty, the fast-food chain has pursued a different strategy: Go native....