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    Ukraine hopes to shore up Trump’s support against Russia
    Nov11

    Ukraine hopes to shore up Trump’s support against Russia

    KIEV: Ukrainian authorities are laying the groundwork for President Petro Poroshenko to visit Washington early next year, hoping to shore up US support against Russia and allay concerns about what a Donald Trump presidency means for Kiev. Ukraine has relied on Western support and economic aid since street protests in 2014 which toppled a...

    Russia says Western sanctions may remain unchanged
    Nov11

    Russia says Western sanctions may remain unchanged

    Russia has expressed pessimism about Western sanctions imposed on Moscow over the conflict in eastern Ukraine, despite Donald Trump’s winning the US presidential election. …read more Source: Iran...

    Hollande and Trump agreed to ‘clarify’ key issues including Middle East: source
    Nov11

    Hollande and Trump agreed to ‘clarify’ key issues including Middle East: source

    French President Francois Hollande and U.S President-elect Donald Trump had a phone conversation Friday in which they agreed to clarify positions on key issues such as the Middle East and Ukraine, said a source in Hollande’s camp. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Sweden re-thinks emergency communications because of tension with Russia
    Nov11

    Sweden re-thinks emergency communications because of tension with Russia

    Sweden is reviewing its communication systems for emergency and security services because of tensions in the Baltic region that have been heightened by Russia’s actions in Ukraine, Defense Minister Peter Hultqvist told Reuters. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Hollande Says Will ‘Clarify Positions’ with Trump in Call Friday
    Nov11

    Hollande Says Will ‘Clarify Positions’ with Trump in Call Friday

    French President Francois Hollande said Friday he would “clarify positions” with US president-elect Donald Trump during “frank” telephone discussions later in the day. “I will have to clarify and seek clarification on positions. We must speak frankly to each other,” Hollande told France 2 television on the sidelines of France’s Armistice...

    Don’t forget Crimea and Aleppo, German minister warns Trump
    Nov11

    Don’t forget Crimea and Aleppo, German minister warns Trump

    Germany supports a dialogue between the United States and Russia, but Donald Trump must not ignore Russian actions in Crimea and Aleppo when he sits down with President Vladimir Putin, the German defense minister said Friday …read more Source: The Daily...

    France’s Hollande to seek clarity from Trump in Friday phone call
    Nov11

    France’s Hollande to seek clarity from Trump in Friday phone call

    French President Francois Hollande said Friday he hoped U.S. President-elect Donald Trump would clarify his position on issues including conflicts in Syria and Ukraine and Iran’s nuclear deal when the two men talk by phone later in the day …read more Source: The Daily...

    China state media warns Trump against isolationism
    Nov10

    China state media warns Trump against isolationism

    Chinese state media has warned the US president-elect against isolationism and interventionism, calling instead for the United States to actively work with China to maintain the international status quo. President-elect Donald Trump threatened to tear up trade deals and pursue a more unilateral foreign policy under his “America First”...

    Russia Detains Ukrainian ‘Terrorist’ Group in Crimea
    Nov10

    Russia Detains Ukrainian ‘Terrorist’ Group in Crimea

    Russia’s security service said Thursday it had detained several people in Crimea, accusing them of being saboteurs sent by Kiev to the Moscow-annexed peninsula to attack infrastructure targets. Russia’s FSB security service on Wednesday “detained members of a sabotage-terrorist group from the main intelligence directorate of the...

    Russia detains Ukrainian ‘extremist’ group in Crimea
    Nov10

    Russia detains Ukrainian ‘extremist’ group in Crimea

    Russia’s FSB security service on Wednesday “detained members of a sabotage-terror group from the main intelligence directorate of the Ukrainian defence ministry,” it said in a statement. …read more Source: World...

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