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    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...

    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 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...

    2 Ukrainian tourists killed in Egypt resort knife attack
    Jul15

    2 Ukrainian tourists killed in Egypt resort knife attack

    July 15, 2017 5:00 AMCAIRO • Two Ukrainian tourists were killed and four other tourists wounded by an attacker with a knife at an Egyptian holiday resort in Hurghada yesterday, Egypt’s Interior Ministry and security sources said. …read more Source: The Straits...

    2 Ukrainian tourists killed, 4 others wounded in Egypt resort knife attack: Sources
    Jul14

    2 Ukrainian tourists killed, 4 others wounded in Egypt resort knife attack: Sources

    July 14, 2017 10:22 PMCAIRO (Reuters) – Two Ukrainian tourists were killed and four other tourists wounded by an attacker with a knife at an Egyptian holiday resort in Hurghada, though the motive for the attack was still under investigation, Egypt’s Interior Ministry and security sources said on Friday (July 14). …read more...

    Pledging reforms by 2020, Ukraine seeks roadmap to Nato membership
    Jul10

    Pledging reforms by 2020, Ukraine seeks roadmap to Nato membership

    July 10, 2017 7:15 PMKIEV (REUTERS) – Ukraine and the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation will begin discussions on a roadmap to get Ukraine into Nato, with Kiev pledging reforms to it up to standard by 2020, President Petro Poroshenko said on Monday (July 10). …read more Source: The Straits...

    Tillerson urges Moscow to take ‘first step’ to ease Ukraine conflict
    Jul09

    Tillerson urges Moscow to take ‘first step’ to ease Ukraine conflict

    July 10, 2017 12:20 AMKIEV (AFP) – US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson urged Russia on Sunday (July 10) to take the “first step” to ease the bloody separatist conflict in eastern Ukraine, which Kiev and the West believe is being fuelled by Moscow. …read more Source: The Straits...

    Trump meets Putin for first time, calls it ‘an honour’
    Jul08

    Trump meets Putin for first time, calls it ‘an honour’

    July 08, 2017 5:00 AMHAMBURG • US President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin met yesterday for the first time, the most highly anticipated sit-down at the Group of 20 (G-20) summit, with repercussions for Mr Trump’s political standing at home and security around the world in hot spots from Syria to Ukraine. …read more...

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