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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Poland and Ukraine warn could Russia use gas ‘blackmail’
    Mar15

    Poland and Ukraine warn could Russia use gas ‘blackmail’

    Warsaw: Poland and Ukraine said on Wednesday they would take legal action against Russian plans for a second gas pipeline to the EU, a project they allege Moscow could use for political “blackmail”. Russian energy giant Gazprom plans to build a pipeline called Nord Stream 2 under the Baltic along an existing line to boost gas delivery capacity to...

    Spring in the air!
    Mar15

    Spring in the air!

    A woman walks next to a soap bubble made by a street artist in the centre of Ukrainian capital Kiev on a sunny day yesterday. …read more Source: Gulf...

    Ukraine orders blockade on rebel-held east
    Mar15

    Ukraine orders blockade on rebel-held east

    Ukraine has imposed a transport blockade on rebel-controlled territory after separatists seized industrial assets. The move is a dangerous escalation in the three year conflict. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine Slaps New Sanctions on Russian State-owned Banks
    Mar15

    Ukraine Slaps New Sanctions on Russian State-owned Banks

    Ukraine will impose sanctions on the Ukrainian subsidiaries of Russian state-owned banks, the central bank said Wednesday, part of a wider crackdown over increased tensions in eastern separatist regions. The restrictions will ban the banks from taking money out of Ukraine, Kateryna Rozhkova, a deputy central bank chief, told journalists in a...

    Ukraine orders blockade on rebel-held east
    Mar15

    Ukraine orders blockade on rebel-held east

    Ukraine has imposed a transport blockade on rebel-controlled territory after separatists seized industrial assets. The move is a dangerous escalation in the three year conflict. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Polish Court Issues Arrest Warrant for US Man in Nazi Case
    Mar15

    Polish Court Issues Arrest Warrant for US Man in Nazi Case

    WARSAW, Poland — A court in Poland has issued an arrest warrant for a Minnesota man sought in a Nazi massacre, opening the way for Poland to seek his extradition from the United States on war crimes charges. The Associated Press had previously identified the man as 98-year-old Michael Karkoc, an ex-commander in an SS-led unit that burned Polish...

    Leader of Ukrainian Diocese of Armenian Apostolic Church leads monthly prayer for peace
    Mar15

    Leader of Ukrainian Diocese of Armenian Apostolic Church leads monthly prayer for peace

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    Polish court accuses Minnesota man, 98, of Nazi war crimes
    Mar15

    Polish court accuses Minnesota man, 98, of Nazi war crimes

    (JTA) — A Polish court has issued an arrest warrant for a 98-year-old Minnesota man it accuses of Nazi war crimes. The warrant issued Wednesday by the regional court in Lublin is the first step toward requesting the extradition of Michael Karkoc, The Associated Press reported. Poland’s Institute of National Remembrance–Commission for the...

    Elkeson leads China’s Brazilian carnival
    Mar15

    Elkeson leads China’s Brazilian carnival

    Shanghai SIPG’s prolific marksman Elkeson scored with an outrageous 45-yard effort as China’s Brazilian imports justified their expensive price tags in the AFC Champions League yesterday. Hulk, a 55mn euro signing from Zenit St Petersburg, was another Brazilian on the scoresheet as Andre Villas-Boas’s SIPG kept their 100% record...

    Ukraine Cuts Off All Trade With Separatist Regions
    Mar15

    Ukraine Cuts Off All Trade With Separatist Regions

    The move raises tensions with the rebels’ patrons in Moscow and is seen by some a potential first step toward partition. …read more Source: The New York...