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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Why Ukraine wants peacekeepers — and why the UN should say no
    Oct25

    Why Ukraine wants peacekeepers — and why the UN should say no

    During his recent visit to Ottawa, Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko called on the Canadian government to support a UN mission in Eastern Ukraine. While expressing a wish to buy Canadian arms, Poroshenko argued that the only peace plan that could help Ukraine is a UN Security Council-sanctioned peacekeeping mission that would police the region...

    Ukraine to probe MP’s three national lottery victories
    Oct25

    Ukraine to probe MP’s three national lottery victories

    Ukraine’s anti-corruption agency said Wednesday it would investigate the case of an opposition leader who declared in his income statement that he had won the national lottery three times, earning a combined 571,045 hryvnias ($21,335). …read more Source: The Daily...

    Crimean Tatar activists freed by Russia, flown to Turkey
    Oct25

    Crimean Tatar activists freed by Russia, flown to Turkey

    The two men, who oppose Russia’s annexation of Crimea from Ukraine, were given jail terms last month. …read more Source:...

    What do latest Trump dossier developments mean?
    Oct25

    What do latest Trump dossier developments mean?

    Aaron Blake | Washington Post The Washington Post broke the story Tuesday night that the Hillary Clinton campaign and the Democratic National Committee helped pay for that now-famous dossier of research on President Donald Trump. Related Articles Opposition leader urges boycott of Kenya election Eminem wins case against political party over ‘Lose...

    Sobchak Stirs Controversy In Russia By Saying Crimea Is Part Of Ukraine
    Oct25

    Sobchak Stirs Controversy In Russia By Saying Crimea Is Part Of Ukraine

    The Kremlin has criticized Russian presidential hopeful Ksenia Sobchak for saying that Crimea is legally part of Ukraine, while flamboyant nationalist lawmaker Vladimir Zhirinovsky said she should be jailed for the remark. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia Frees Two Pro-Kyiv Crimea Tatar Leaders from Jail
    Oct25

    Russia Frees Two Pro-Kyiv Crimea Tatar Leaders from Jail

    Russia has freed two prominent Crimean Tatar activists opposed to Moscow’s annexation of Ukraine’s Crimea region, their lawyer said Wednesday. Ukraine’s leader thanked Turkey’s president for helping broker the release. Ilmi Umerov, deputy head of the Crimean Tatars’ semi-official Mejlis legislature before it was...

    2 Crimean Tatar leaders freed from prison, flown to Turkey
    Oct25

    2 Crimean Tatar leaders freed from prison, flown to Turkey

    MOSCOW (AP) — Two prominent Crimean Tatar leaders who were imprisoned in Russian-occupied Crimea have been released and flown to Turkey, Ukraine’s president said Wednesday. President Petro Poroshenko in a tweet Wednesday thanked the Turkish president for his help in mediating the releases of Ilmi Umerov and Akhtem Chiygoz. Chiygoz, the...

    New ransomware affects computer systems in Ukraine and Russia
    Oct25

    New ransomware affects computer systems in Ukraine and Russia

    Computer systems in Ukraine, Russia and elsewhere have been affected by a new strain of ransomware entitled Bad Rabbit and is said to be bearing similarities to the WannaCry and Petya outbreaks earlier in 2017. …read more Source: Baltic News...

    Russia releases two pro-Kiev Crimea Tatar leaders
    Oct25

    Russia releases two pro-Kiev Crimea Tatar leaders

    …read more Source: Financial Times

    New ransomware affects computer systems in Ukraine and Russia
    Oct25

    New ransomware affects computer systems in Ukraine and Russia

    Computer systems in Ukraine, Russia and elsewhere have been affected by a new strain of ransomware entitled Bad Rabbit and is said to be bearing similarities to the WannaCry and Petya outbreaks earlier in 2017. …read more Source: Baltic News...