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U.S. general says allies worry Russian war game may be ‘Trojan horse’
Jul21

U.S. general says allies worry Russian war game may be ‘Trojan horse’

BERLIN – U.S. allies in eastern Europe and Ukraine are worried that Russia’s planned war games in September could be a “Trojan horse” aimed at leaving behind military equipment brought into Belarus, the U.S. Army’s top general in Europe said on Thursday. … …read more Source:...

US fines Exxon $2.7 million over sanctions violations under Rex Tillerson
Jul20

US fines Exxon $2.7 million over sanctions violations under Rex Tillerson

July 21, 2017 4:03 AMWASHINGTON (AFP) – The United States on Thursday (July 20) hit oil giant ExxonMobil with a US$2 million (S$2.7 million) fine for violating Ukraine-related sanctions at a time when Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was still in charge of the company. …read more Source: The Straits...

Manafort was in debt to pro-Russia interests, Cyprus records show
Jul20

Manafort was in debt to pro-Russia interests, Cyprus records show

July 20, 2017 9:52 AMNEW YORK (NYTIMES) – Financial records filed last year in the secretive tax haven of Cyprus, where Paul Manafort kept bank accounts during his years working in Ukraine and investing with a Russian oligarch, indicate that he had been in debt to pro-Russia interests by as much as US$17 million (S$23 million) before he...

Pro-Russian rebel leader in E. Ukraine unveils plan for new state
Jul18

Pro-Russian rebel leader in E. Ukraine unveils plan for new state

MOSCOW/KIEV – The pro-Russian rebel leader of a breakaway region in eastern Ukraine announced proposals to abolish Ukraine and create a new state in its place on Tuesday, comments that could further undermine a 2015 peace deal that is already faltering. … …read more Source:...

White House accuses Democrats, Ukraine of ‘collusion’
Jul18

White House accuses Democrats, Ukraine of ‘collusion’

July 18, 2017 8:07 AMWASHINGTON (AFP) – The White House has alleged that Democrats colluded with Ukraine during the 2016 election, turning the tables on its accusers amid an all-engulfing scandal over Trump’s contacts with Russia. …read more Source: The Straits...

On third MH17 anniversary, families unveil ‘living memorial’
Jul18

On third MH17 anniversary, families unveil ‘living memorial’

THREE years after Flight MH17 was shot down by a missile over war-torn Ukraine, nearly 2,000 relatives gathered on Monday to unveil a “living memorial” to their loved ones. …read more Source: The Business...

On third MH17 anniversary, families to unveil ‘living memorial’
Jul17

On third MH17 anniversary, families to unveil ‘living memorial’

VIJFHUIZEN (Netherlands) – Three years after Flight MH17 was shot down by a missile over war-torn Ukraine, more than 2,000 relatives gather Monday to unveil a “living memorial” to their loved ones. A total of 298 trees have been planted in the shape of a… …read more Source:...

EU agrees to allow in more Ukraine exports for three years
Jul17

EU agrees to allow in more Ukraine exports for three years

[BRUSSELS] EU foreign ministers approved on Monday measures to allow Ukraine to export more industrial and agricultural products free of tariffs to the bloc in recognition of reforms undertaken by Kiev and the country’s fragile economy. …read more Source: The Business...

On third MH17 anniversary, families to unveil ‘living memorial’
Jul17

On third MH17 anniversary, families to unveil ‘living memorial’

July 17, 2017 6:06 PMVIJFHUIZEN, Netherlands (AFP) – Three years after Flight MH17 was shot down by a missile over war-torn Ukraine, more than 2,000 relatives gather on Monday (July 17) to unveil a “living memorial” to their loved ones. …read more Source: The Straits...

Kicking up a stink: Ukraine’s picturesque Lviv blighted by trash crisis
Jul17

Kicking up a stink: Ukraine’s picturesque Lviv blighted by trash crisis

July 17, 2017 3:08 PMLVIV, Ukraine (AFP) – Ukraine’s western city of Lviv is famous for its picture-postcard graceful domes and cobblestone streets but it’s not such a pretty sight in the back alleys, which are blighted by growing mountains of garbage. …read more Source: The Straits...

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