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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Bad History Doesn’t Make Friends
    Oct25

    Bad History Doesn’t Make Friends

    Kiev’s glorification of wartime Ukrainian nationalists threatens to turn away its Western allies — just when it needs them the most. …read more Source: Foreign...

    Kremlin Expanding Cyber Efforts in ‘Information War’
    Oct25

    Kremlin Expanding Cyber Efforts in ‘Information War’

    In Russia’s so-called “information war” with the West, the pro-Kremlin youth group SET (Network) is a foot soldier fighting primarily on the internet. At their roomy headquarters in an upscale office compound in Moscow, the group designs online videos criticizing the West and praising President Vladimir Putin – videos they...

    How the U.S. Election Has Derailed Obama’s ‘Pivot’ to Asia
    Oct25

    How the U.S. Election Has Derailed Obama’s ‘Pivot’ to Asia

    The great paradox of the U.S. presidential election campaign is that it has helped achieve some of China’s cherished strategic aims ― weakening the U.S.-led post-World War II alliance system in the region and undermining a central plank of U.S. President Barack Obama’s “pivot” to Asia, the Trans-Pacific Partnership, or the TPP. By...

    Norway to Host U.S. Troops in Move Likely to Upset Russia
    Oct25

    Norway to Host U.S. Troops in Move Likely to Upset Russia

    Norway will host 330 U.S. marines on a rotational deployment in January, in a move likely to increase tensions with Russia. The country’s Ministry of Defense announced Tuesday that the U.S. troops were “highly welcome” in Norway, one of the few NATO members to share a border with Russia. Members of the alliance have been on high alert since...

    Hackers Publish Kremlin Aide’s E-Mails, Allege Plan to Destabilize Ukraine
    Oct25

    Hackers Publish Kremlin Aide’s E-Mails, Allege Plan to Destabilize Ukraine

    Vladislav Surkov. Source: Wikimedia Commons.On Tuesday, the Ukrainian hacking collective “Kiberkhunta” (CyberJunta) leaked more than 2,000 e-mails from the inbox of Vladislav Surkov, an aide to Russian President Vladimir Putin who is often cited as a key advisor on the Kremlin’s Ukraine policy. The leaked e-mails, which are dated between...

    Hacked: Putin Aide’s Emails Detail Alleged Plot to Destabilize Ukraine
    Oct25

    Hacked: Putin Aide’s Emails Detail Alleged Plot to Destabilize Ukraine

    Ukrainian hackers have allegedly stolen the emails of Vladislav Surkov. …read more Source: Foreign...

    Rich countries may take lead in recession-proof debt project
    Oct25

    Rich countries may take lead in recession-proof debt project

    * G20 takes up growth-linked bond proposal * Crisis tool originally targeted emerging economies * But Britain, Germany may need to take lead * IMF to complete review early next year Some of the world’s most advanced economies may club together to sell growth-linked bonds, creating a market that could help avert future debt crises, sources...

    Is Russia Killing Off Eastern Ukraine’s Warlords?
    Oct25

    Is Russia Killing Off Eastern Ukraine’s Warlords?

    After a string of brutal murders, Donbass leaders are worried that someone very powerful wants them dead. …read more Source: Foreign...

    Canada seeks Russia unity
    Oct25

    Canada seeks Russia unity

    Ottawa, Wednesday Despite tensions over conflicts in Syria and Ukraine, Russia and the West have maintained a strong working relationship in the Arctic and Canada’s new Liberal government is looking to further bolster that cooperation. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has continued to press Moscow over its annexation of Crimea and its support...

    Kasparov Says Confrontation With West Putin’s ‘No. 1 Goal’
    Oct25

    Kasparov Says Confrontation With West Putin’s ‘No. 1 Goal’

    Kremlin foe Garry Kasparov says President Vladimir Putin is resorting to “external aggression” and increased confrontation with the West to bolster his image as Russia’s leader and maintain a “dictatorship” in the country. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...