World media outlets have widely covered the 5th Summit of the heads of state of the Caspian littoral states in Aktau, Kazakhstan, which ended with the signing of the Convention on the legal status of the Caspian Sea, describing this as an achievement of immense historical importance. The UK’s BBC News, USA’s Washington Times, Chinese Xinhua news agency, CCTV channel, German media outlets such as Spiegel, Die Zeit, Deutsche Welle, ZDF, DLF, as well as Euronews, Turkish Anadolu agency, Ahaber, Trthaber, Haberturk news portals, Milliyet and Hurriyet newspapers, Times of Islamabad agency, Ukrainian Ukrinform and UNIAN, Belarussian BELTA, Kazakh Egemen newspaper, Kazinform news agency, Bnews.kz, 365.kz, TengriNews.kz news websites and Saudi Arabia’s Al-Sharq al-Awsat newspaper hailed the significance of the Convention, saying it creates a certain formula for sharing oil and gas reserves of the Caspian Sea. The media outlets emphasized that the Convention will play a role … [Read more...] about News.Az — Your Window to the RegionThe signing of Convention on legal status of Caspian Sea in world media spotlight
Popular on social media Dangerous Waters: As Russia monopolizes Azov Sea, Mariupol feels heightened … 431 Süddeutsche Zeitung: Ukraine loses $4.8 billion a year due to corruption at … 93 Entertainment Guide Aug. 3-12 62 Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko’s press service says there has never been any cooperation with controversial political consultant from the United States Paul Manafort. “Petro Poroshenko’s team has never cooperated with either Paul Manafort or his people. Proposals for cooperation came among others, however, they were not even considered,” the presidential administration said, BBC News Russian reported. Read more here. Found a spelling error? Let us know – highlight it and press Ctrl + Enter. … [Read more...] about UNIAN: Poroshenko’s office denies cooperation with Manafort in 2014
Popular on social media Ukrainian soccer to pay Ognjen Vukojević’s fine for ‘Glory to Ukraine’ video 615 Croatia sacks coach over pro-Ukraine World Cup video 451 NATO to Russia: Get out of Ukraine, Georgia and Moldova 147 Russian opposition politician Konstantin Borovoi says the EU states could block the construction of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline if they accept Washington’s radical stance. “Germany is closer to the United States because in many ways it rather depends on the U.S. than on Russia. And the recent discussion on tariffs for metals [aluminum and steel] really concerns them. The Germans trade much more with the United States, and having a market with them is more reliable. Therefore, choosing between Russia and the United States, Germany is not willing to lose markets in the U.S.,” the politician said as reported by Apostrophe, a Ukrainian news outlet. Read more here. Found a spelling error? Let us know – … [Read more...] about UNIAN: Russian politician explains why EU could block Nord Stream 2
During Poroshenko's talks with Spanish PM Sanchez, given Russia’s meddling in the independence drive in Catalonia, the heads of state warned that the massive fake-news factories, well known in Ukraine, were far from giving up their goal to destabilize the West. REUTERS Asked by El Pais whether he believes Ukraine is a testing ground for Russian fake-news campaigns that the West is now experiencing, Poroshenko said he believes "the whole world is the testing ground for the Russian fake-news policy." "It was the United States during the election campaign, it was United Kingdom during Brexit, it was Catalonia during the Catalan separatist crisis, and of course, during the illegal annexation of Crimea when President Putin said: 'There are no Russians there.' There were 60,000 Russian troops which penetrated into the sovereign Ukrainian territory!" Poroshenko told El Pais. The president went on to say that "everybody knows that this is fake news which is paid for and … [Read more...] about Whole world is “testing ground” for Russia’s fake news policy
The diplomats called on Ukrainian and international media "to remain alert and not fall for provocations." Photo from UNIAN Ukraine's embassy in the United States has refuted information about the alleged "detention" of Ukrainian space industry officials - participants of a symposium in Colorado Springs. “The Ukrainian Embassy in the U.S. refutes reports about the alleged detention of Ukrainian space industry officials taking part in a symposium in Colorado Springs, U.S., and the alleged departure to Colorado of the Ukrainian Ambassador to clarify the circumstances. This is outright fake news and a lie,” the embassy reported on Facebook. The diplomats wrote that the Ukrainian delegation continued to work according to with the event's schedule, while Ambassador Valeriy Chaly remained in Washington D.C. as a member of another Ukrainian delegation – at the IMF and World Bank's spring meetings. Read alsoTED 2018: Ukrainian journalist fights fake newsThe Embassy … [Read more...] about Ukraine refutes “fake news” about detention of Ukrainian space industry officials in U.S.