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    WHITE HOUSE: Russia-Ukraine ‘peace plan’ controversy is an ‘absurd, misleading attempt to distract’
    Feb22

    WHITE HOUSE: Russia-Ukraine ‘peace plan’ controversy is an ‘absurd, misleading attempt to distract’

    The White House says the controversy surrounding the role Trump’s lawyer played in pushing a “peace plan” for Russia and Ukraine is “an absurd attempt to distract.” …read more Source: Business...

    Ukraine backs more sanctions against Russia in passport spat
    Feb22

    Ukraine backs more sanctions against Russia in passport spat

    Ukraine’s president called Tuesday for new sanctions against Russia over its decision to recognize passports issued by separatist authorities in eastern Ukraine, while the Kremlin accused Ukraine of denying vital documents to people in the rebel regions. …read more Source: CTV...

    Ukraine Backs More Sanctions Against Russia in Passport Spat
    Feb22

    Ukraine Backs More Sanctions Against Russia in Passport Spat

    Ukraine’s president has called for new sanctions against Russia over its decision to recognize passports issued by separatist authorities in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: U.S....

    Austrian court backs extradition of Ukraine businessman Firtash to U.S.
    Feb22

    Austrian court backs extradition of Ukraine businessman Firtash to U.S.

    VIENNA – An Austrian court approved on Tuesday the extradition of Ukrainian businessman Dmytro Firtash to the United States in a bribery case, overturning an earlier ruling that had said the U.S. request was politically motivated. Firtash, who… …read more Source:...

    Austrian court backs extradition of Ukraine businessman Firtash to U.S.
    Feb22

    Austrian court backs extradition of Ukraine businessman Firtash to U.S.

    VIENNA (Reuters) – An Austrian court approved on Tuesday the extradition of Ukrainian businessman Dmytro Firtash to the United States in a bribery case, overturning an earlier ruling that had said the U.S. request was politically motivated. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine’s Population Continues to Dwindle
    Feb22

    Ukraine’s Population Continues to Dwindle

    KYIV, Ukraine—Ukraine’s population decreased by about 170,000 people in 2016, the government reported last month, underscoring a demographic trend… …read more Source:...

    Death of Russian ambassador to UN needs to be studied more
    Feb22

    Death of Russian ambassador to UN needs to be studied more

    New York, Feb 22: (AP) The cause and manner of death of Russia’s ambassador to the United Nations needs to be studied further, the city medical examiner has said, a day after the diplomat fell ill at his office at Russia’s UN mission and died at a hospital.Further study usually includes toxicology and other screenings, which can take...

    Mike Pence Meets Ukrainian President While Trump Lawyer Works on Back Channel Deal
    Feb22

    Mike Pence Meets Ukrainian President While Trump Lawyer Works on Back Channel Deal

    Mike Pence met with Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko while making his first trip to Europe as vice president, with his office saying he had “underscored U.S. support” for Ukraine’s territorial integrity and that the U.S. would continue to not recognize Russia’s 2014 annexation of Crimea. He also called on Russia to...

    Ukrainian Tycoon Firtash Detained In Vienna On European Arrest Warrant
    Feb21

    Ukrainian Tycoon Firtash Detained In Vienna On European Arrest Warrant

    An Austrian court has approved the extradition of Ukrainian tycoon Dmytro Firtash to the United States to face bribery allegations, overturning an earlier ruling that had said the U.S. request was pol …read more Source: Big News...

    Passport diplomacy: Why did Russia recognize Donbass documents?
    Feb21

    Passport diplomacy: Why did Russia recognize Donbass documents?

    Vladimir Putin ordered that civil documents issued by the self-proclaimed republics in eastern Ukraine are now officially recognized in Russia. This move is far from a recognition of statehood, howeve …read more Source: Big News...