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    U.S. fines Exxon $2 million over Ukraine-related sanctions breaches
    Jul21

    U.S. fines Exxon $2 million over Ukraine-related sanctions breaches

    WASHINGTON, DC, USA – The United States on Thursday hit oil giant ExxonMobil with a $2 million fine for violating Ukraine-related sanctions at a time when Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was still in charge of the company. The Treasury Department said Exxon had business dealings with Igor Sechin, president … …read more Source:...

    Ukraine rebels announce new ‘state’
    Jul19

    Ukraine rebels announce new ‘state’

    KIEV, Ukraine – Russian-backed rebels fighting against Kiev on Tuesday, July 18, announced a plan to create a new “state” they said would take the place of Ukraine and have its capital in their territory. Ukraine’s pro-Western authorities immediately ridiculed the idea as a Kremlin project that they would never …...

    Two Ukrainian women killed in Egypt beach resort attack
    Jul15

    Two Ukrainian women killed in Egypt beach resort attack

    CAIRO, Egypt (UPDATED) – Two Ukrainian women tourists died in a stabbing attack that also wounded four other tourists at an Egyptian beach resort on Friday, July 14, the official Al-Ahram newspaper reported on its website. The interior ministry earlier said 6 tourists were wounded after the assailant, who has … …read more Source:...

    Ukraine, Maersk hit in new wave of global cyberattacks
    Jun28

    Ukraine, Maersk hit in new wave of global cyberattacks

    MANILA, Philippines (UPDATED) – Another major cyberattack appears to be ongoing, affecting a host of companies and organizations around the world on Tuesday, June 27. Forbes reported that Ukraine’s government, its National Bank, and power companies there all warned of cyberattacks, as airports and transportation services in Ukraine became...

    Putin, Macron to air tough issues at Versailles meet
    May27

    Putin, Macron to air tough issues at Versailles meet

    PARIS, France – France’s new President Emmanuel Macron will hold delicate talks with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on Monday, May 29, with the two countries harboring longstanding differences over Ukraine and Syria. Coming just 3 weeks after an election in which the Kremlin was widely seen as backing centrist … …read...

    Joshua climbs off the canvas to stop Klitschko in heavyweight classic
    Apr30

    Joshua climbs off the canvas to stop Klitschko in heavyweight classic

    LONDON, England – Britain’s Anthony Joshua defeated veteran Ukrainian Wladimir Klitschko in a world heavyweight title fight epic in front of 90,000 people at Wembley on Saturday, April 29 (Sunday Manila time) taking victory on an 11th round stoppage. Joshua added the WBA title to … …read more Source:...

    American OSCE monitor killed in rebel east Ukraine
    Apr24

    American OSCE monitor killed in rebel east Ukraine

    KIEV, Ukraine – An American monitor with the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) died after a mission patrol vehicle hit a landmine in the Russian-backed separatist east, eliciting sharp words towards Moscow from US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Sunday, April 23. It marked the first … …read more Source:...

    Russia’s actions in Ukraine ‘obstacle’ to improved relations – U.S.
    Apr24

    Russia’s actions in Ukraine ‘obstacle’ to improved relations – U.S.

    WASHINGTON, DC, USA – US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson in a phone conversation on Sunday, April 23, with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said Moscow’s actions in eastern Ukraine remain an obstacle to improved US-Russian ties, the State Department said. “Secretary Tillerson phoned Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko today to...

    Kiev slams Eurovision call to allow Russian singer
    Apr02

    Kiev slams Eurovision call to allow Russian singer

    KIEV, Ukraine – Ukraine on Saturday, April 1, complained of “unprecedented and unacceptable” calls from the Eurovision Song Contest’s organizers for it to lift an entry ban on Russia’s contestant. In an angry row ahead of the kitsch song contest in May to be hosted in Kiev, Ukraine has barred Russia’s …...

    Tillerson denounces ‘Russian aggression in Ukraine’
    Mar31

    Tillerson denounces ‘Russian aggression in Ukraine’

    BRUSSELS, Belgium – US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Friday, March 31, he would hold talks with NATO allies about “Russia’s aggression in Ukraine,” signalling a tougher stance toward Moscow from the Trump administration. “We want to have a discussion around NATO’s posture in Europe, most particularly in...

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