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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    The money machine: how a high-profile corruption investigation fell apart
    Apr12

    The money machine: how a high-profile corruption investigation fell apart

    After a revolution overthrew Ukraine’s disgraced president, Theresa May promised to help the country’s new leaders recover stolen assets. But the UK’s first case collapsed within a yearOn 11 March 2014, a London branch of the French bank BNP Paribas received a request from a Ukrainian lawyer. He asked the bank to close accounts...

    Court OK’d secret monitor of Trump adviser by FBI
    Apr12

    Court OK’d secret monitor of Trump adviser by FBI

    The FBI obtained a secret court order last summer to monitor the communications of an adviser to presidential candidate Donald Trump, part of an investigation into possible links between Russia and the campaign, law enforcement and other U.S. officials said. Related Articles President Trump is getting out of the modeling business, report says...

    Militarized Crimea ‘grave threat’ to Europe: Ukraine
    Apr12

    Militarized Crimea ‘grave threat’ to Europe: Ukraine

    Militarization of peninsula for use in Russia’s Syria campaign threatens Europe security, foreign ministry says …read more Source: Anadolu...

    In Moscow, Rex Tillerson Vies to Succeed Where Obama Failed With Tough Stance on Syria
    Apr12

    In Moscow, Rex Tillerson Vies to Succeed Where Obama Failed With Tough Stance on Syria

    MOSCOW (AP) — The Trump administration veered toward deeper conflict with Russia Tuesday as Secretary of State Rex Tillerson arrived in Moscow, gambling that an unpredictable new president armed with the willingness to threaten military action gives the U.S. much-needed leverage to end Syria’s carnage. Yet there were no guarantees...

    Why Rex Tillerson has his hands full with Sergei Lavrov
    Apr12

    Why Rex Tillerson has his hands full with Sergei Lavrov

    When U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson meets with Vladimir Putin’s top diplomat in Moscow on Wednesday, he’d better come prepared. Tillerson’s counterpart, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, is a wily veteran of world diplomacy who has dueled — and routinely infuriated — no less...

    Mogherini’s mid term report card
    Apr12

    Mogherini’s mid term report card

    If a 3 a.m. phone call is a defining test for a prime minister or president, for Federica Mogherini it’s a half-awake version of hell. As the European Union’s chief diplomat, she can speak for herself when she wants — but never for the whole EU, unless she receives permission from all 28 national foreign...

    Krauthammer’s Take: Not Listening to America ‘Has Worked Out Rather Well for the Russians’
    Apr12

    Krauthammer’s Take: Not Listening to America ‘Has Worked Out Rather Well for the Russians’

    Charles Krauthammer pointed out the problem with American officials thinking that they know more about Russia’s interests than the Russians do, and he also said that such thinking has had negative consequences in the Middle East: I am always a little bit wary about American secretaries of state or defense trying to instruct the Russians on...

    ‘Why should U.S. taxpayers be interested in Ukraine?,’ U.S. secretary of state asks G7 ministers
    Apr12

    ‘Why should U.S. taxpayers be interested in Ukraine?,’ U.S. secretary of state asks G7 ministers

    The provocative remark suggested Rex Tillerson, the former chief of Exxon Mobil Corp., is still finding his footing in a world of diplomacy …read more Source: Vancouver...

    The Trump Team Is Still Searching for a Two-State Solution
    Apr12

    The Trump Team Is Still Searching for a Two-State Solution

    Daniel R. DePetris Politics, Middle East Jason Greenblatt has the difficult job of trying to convince Israeli officials and Palestinian authorities to work on a two-state solution. Washington, DC is dealing with a lot of problems these days. Drama over the House Intelligence Committee’s investigation into possible collusion between Trump...

    U.S., Mexico, Canada join forces for 2026 World Cup bid
    Apr12

    U.S., Mexico, Canada join forces for 2026 World Cup bid

    The World Cup might be coming to North America. President Donald Trump’s border wall has been dominating all conversation about the United States and Mexico, but North American soccer organizations want to change that. The United States, Mexico and Canada are joining forces to host the 2026 FIFA World Cup. The three nations made the...