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    Trump wants health care law swiftly replaced
    Jan10

    Trump wants health care law swiftly replaced

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on activities in Congress: (All times EST): 2:09 p.m. President-elect Donald Trump is pushing for an immediate repeal and replacement of the Affordable Care Act, contradicting the wishes of some in his own party. Some Republican lawmakers want to quickly repeal President Barack Obama’s signature legislative...

    Some Senate Republicans are trying to stop Trump from lifting sanctions on Russia
    Jan10

    Some Senate Republicans are trying to stop Trump from lifting sanctions on Russia

    President-elect Donald Trump has made it clear that he wants to build closer ties with Russia. But it’s been difficult to gauge how much his own party, traditionally distrustful of and hostile toward Moscow, is on board with the pivot. The fact that five Republican senators are now backing a new bill — led by a Democrat — to slap additional...

    Latvian expert put in charge of Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority
    Jan10

    Latvian expert put in charge of Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority

    A Latvian expert on port operations, Raivis Veckagans has been appointed as the acting head of the Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority, the Ukrainian Ministry of Infrastructure announced. …read more Source: The Baltic...

    Xi to be First Chinese President to Attend Davos Forum
    Jan10

    Xi to be First Chinese President to Attend Davos Forum

    GENEVA — China’s President Xi Jinping will attend the World Economic Forum next week, becoming the first Chinese head of state to do so at the annual gathering of business leaders, politicians and cultural icons in the Swiss Alpine town of Davos. As part of an official visit to Switzerland, Xi will attend and open the annual economic...

    Monument to WWII Massacre of Poles Ransacked in Ukraine
    Jan10

    Monument to WWII Massacre of Poles Ransacked in Ukraine

    A monument to the victims of a World War II massacre in a western Ukrainian village has been destroyed by vandals, local police said on Tuesday. National Police in the Lviv region said in a statement that vandals destroyed a stone cross in Huta Pieniacka that commemorated Polish villagers who were massacred in 1944 by a Nazi unit mostly composed...

    Savchenko Publishes ‘Prisoner’ Lists, Angering Ukrainian Authorities
    Jan10

    Savchenko Publishes ‘Prisoner’ Lists, Angering Ukrainian Authorities

    Ukrainian lawmaker Nadia Savchenko has published the names of hundreds of people who have been taken captive or gone missing during the nearly three-year-old war in eastern Ukraine, ignoring appeals by authorities to keep the information secret. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Tajikistan to host the Days of Ukrainian Culture in 2017
    Jan10

    Tajikistan to host the Days of Ukrainian Culture in 2017

    DUSHANBE, 10.01.2017. /NIAT “Khovar”/. The issue of holding of Days of Culture of Ukraine in the Republic of Tajikistan in 2017 was discussed at the meeting of Shamsiddin Orumbekzoda, Minister of Culture of the Republic of Tajikistan and Viktor Nikityuk, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Ukraine to the Republic of Tajikistan on...

    Top Senators will introduce legislation to impose more sanctions on Russia over hacking, Syria, and Ukraine
    Jan10

    Top Senators will introduce legislation to impose more sanctions on Russia over hacking, Syria, and Ukraine

    Republican Sen. John McCain along with several other senators are expected to sponsor the legislation, increasing its chances of becoming a law. …read more Source: Business...

    Monument to WWII massacre of Poles ransacked in Ukraine
    Jan10

    Monument to WWII massacre of Poles ransacked in Ukraine

    MOSCOW (AP) — A monument to the victims of a World War II massacre in a western Ukrainian village has been destroyed by vandals, local police said on Tuesday. National Police in the Lviv region said in a statement that vandals destroyed a stone cross in Huta Penyatska that commemorated Polish villagers who were massacred in 1944 by a Nazi unit...

    U.S. Senators Look To Cement Ukraine-Related Sanctions On Russia
    Jan10

    U.S. Senators Look To Cement Ukraine-Related Sanctions On Russia

    A bipartisan group of U.S. senators are pushing new legislation that would cement into U.S. law the sanctions imposed on Russia for its annexation of Ukraine’s Crimea peninsula. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...