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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Mattis: US ‘Actively Reviewing’ Sending Defensive Lethal Weapons to Ukraine
    Aug25

    Mattis: US ‘Actively Reviewing’ Sending Defensive Lethal Weapons to Ukraine

    PENTAGON – U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Thursday during a visit to Ukraine that the Trump administration was actively reviewing whether to provide lethal defensive weapons to the war-torn …read more Source: Big News...

    Donald Trump ‘actively reviewing’ whether to arm Ukraine
    Aug25

    Donald Trump ‘actively reviewing’ whether to arm Ukraine

    Description US soldiers march during a military parade in Kiev on Thursday to celebrate Ukrainian Independence Day Credits Genya Savilov/AFP/Getty Images Alt Text US soldiers march during a military parade in Kiev The US reasserts its support for Kiev ahead of huge Russian …read more Source: The...

    Jim Mattis vows support for Ukraine but stops short of promising weapons
    Aug25

    Jim Mattis vows support for Ukraine but stops short of promising weapons

    WASHINGTON — Defense Secretary Jim Mattis condemned Russia’s attempts to “redraw international borders by force” and pledged support for Ukraine on Thursday but stopped short of promising U.S. weapons for Ukraine’s fight against pro-Russian separatists. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    Two Injured in Explosion in Central Kiev
    Aug25

    Two Injured in Explosion in Central Kiev

    Two people were injured on Thursday in an explosion near government headquarters in the center of Kiev, Ukraine’s capital, on the Independence Day holiday, police said, quoted by Reuters. Olena Gitlyanska, spokeswoman for Ukraine’s state security service, said the blast, at around 2 p.m., was most likely an act of hooliganism. The...

    Mattis: US ‘Actively Reviewing’ Sending Defensive Lethal Weapons to Ukraine
    Aug25

    Mattis: US ‘Actively Reviewing’ Sending Defensive Lethal Weapons to Ukraine

    PENTAGON – U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Thursday during a visit to Ukraine that the Trump administration was actively reviewing whether to provide lethal defensive weapons to the war-torn …read more Source: Big News...

    Donald Trump ‘actively reviewing’ whether to arm Ukraine
    Aug25

    Donald Trump ‘actively reviewing’ whether to arm Ukraine

    Description US soldiers march during a military parade in Kiev on Thursday to celebrate Ukrainian Independence Day Credits Genya Savilov/AFP/Getty Images Alt Text US soldiers march during a military parade in Kiev The US reasserts its support for Kiev ahead of huge Russian …read more Source: The...

    North Korean spies were tricked into stealing fake missile plans
    Aug25

    North Korean spies were tricked into stealing fake missile plans

    They just couldn’t resist. Two North Korean spies were caught on camera stealing what they thought were top-secret missile designs — giddily snapping pictures of the plans — which in reality, were completely fake. The gullible government agents were tricked by authorities in Ukraine during a 2011 sting operation, according to CNN. Officials...

    2 Injured in Explosion in Central Kyiv, Police Says
    Aug25

    2 Injured in Explosion in Central Kyiv, Police Says

    Two people were injured by an explosion in the center of Kyiv, Ukraine’s capital, on Independence Day, police said on Thursday. The blast occurred at 1406 (1106 GMT), police said in a statement, giving no more details. The local television … …read more Source:...

    On its 26th birthday Ukraine lobbies Ottawa and Washington for lethal defensive weapons
    Aug25

    On its 26th birthday Ukraine lobbies Ottawa and Washington for lethal defensive weapons

    As Ukraine marked its 26th Independence Day with a military parade meant to showcase its growing strength and ties to the West, it also signalled that while it appreciates strong statements of support from allies like Ottawa and Washington, Kyiv needs sophisticated Western weaponry to protect itself. U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis signalled on...

    Two million Britons are ‘problem’ or ‘at risk’ gamblers
    Aug25

    Two million Britons are ‘problem’ or ‘at risk’ gamblers

    Credits Christopher Furlong/Getty Images Alt Text Gaming chips at Blackpool’s Fylde College Gaming School Gambling Commission says more needs to be done to tackle rising addiction level One-Minute Read Friday, August 25, 2017 – 6:30am …read more Source: The...