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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Rex Tillerson: US Secretary of State asks NATO allies to pay up
    Mar31

    Rex Tillerson: US Secretary of State asks NATO allies to pay up

    US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson pressed NATO allies Friday to ramp up military spending and denounced Russia's "ongoing hostility and occupation" of Ukraine as the Trump administration toughened its tone toward Moscow. US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson pressed NATO allies Friday to ramp up military spending and denounced...

    Rex Tillerson says U.S. sanctions against Russa to remain in place
    Mar31

    Rex Tillerson says U.S. sanctions against Russa to remain in place

    Unless Russia returns control of Crimea to Ukraine, Tillerson said the sanctions will remain. During the presidential campaign, Trump had suggested sanctions might be eased …read more Source:...

    Ukrainian State Security Officer Killed in Car Explosion in Mariupol
    Mar31

    Ukrainian State Security Officer Killed in Car Explosion in Mariupol

    Fighting continues in Eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Foreign...

    Tillerson says U.S. will uphold Russia sanctions until it respects pledges
    Mar31

    Tillerson says U.S. will uphold Russia sanctions until it respects pledges

    BRUSSELS — U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says Washington will ease sanctions against Russia over the conflict in Ukraine only when Moscow respects commitments to help restore peace. RELATED CONTENTSecretary of State Rex Tillerson says Russia must honor Ukraine dealPaul Ryan on working with Trump, Russia sanctions and GOP goalsTillerson...

    Russian Prosecutors Move to Block Online Calls for Protests
    Mar31

    Russian Prosecutors Move to Block Online Calls for Protests

    Russian prosecutors moved Friday to block calls on social networks for more street protests in Moscow and other Russian cities following a wave of rallies that have cast a new challenge to the Kremlin. Tens of thousands of demonstrators turned out in Moscow and other cities Sunday to rally against official corruption in the largest outpouring of...

    Former Denmark Prime Minister: U.S. Should Escalate Sanctions Against Russia
    Mar31

    Former Denmark Prime Minister: U.S. Should Escalate Sanctions Against Russia

    Anders Fogh Rasmussen, a former prime minister of Denmark, urged the Trump administration on Thursday to ramp up U.S. sanctions against Russia over its 2014 annexation of Crimea. Rasmussen said the Kremlin has signaled through recent actions that it has no intent to withdraw from eastern Ukraine or to comply with the 2015 Minsk ceasefire...

    When America toes Moscow’s line
    Mar31

    When America toes Moscow’s line

    For someone with personal experience of Russian harassment and full-blown military attack, it is hard to observe the recent debate in the United States about Russian meddling with merely an academic interest. As the president of Georgia from 2004 to 2013, I saw firsthand how Russia treats its neighbors—and now Americans are getting a...

    US vows to uphold Russia sanctions until it respects pledges
    Mar31

    US vows to uphold Russia sanctions until it respects pledges

    BRUSSELS (AP) ” U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says Washington will ease sanctions against Russia over the conflict in Ukraine only when Moscow respects commitments to help restore peace.Tillerson said Friday that “the United… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Russian Prosecutors Move to Block Online Calls for Protests
    Mar31

    Russian Prosecutors Move to Block Online Calls for Protests

    MOSCOW — Russian prosecutors moved Friday to block calls on social networks for more street protests in Moscow and other Russian cities following a wave of rallies that have cast a new challenge to the Kremlin. Tens of thousands demonstrators turned out in Moscow and other cities on Sunday to rally against official corruption in the largest...

    US Vows to Uphold Russia Sanctions until it Respects Pledges
    Mar31

    US Vows to Uphold Russia Sanctions until it Respects Pledges

    U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says Washington will ease sanctions against Russia over the conflict in Ukraine only when Moscow respects commitments to help restore peace.Tillerson said Friday that “the United States sanctions will remain until Moscow reverses the… …read more Source:...