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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    How to Avoid a New Cold War
    Jan03

    How to Avoid a New Cold War

    In retaliation for the hacking of John Podesta and the DNC, Barack Obama expelled 35 Russian diplomats and ordered closure of their country houses on Long Island and Maryland’s Eastern shore. Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov warned that 35 U.S. diplomats would be expelled. But Vladimir Putin stepped in, declined to retaliate at all, and...

    Would a Fillon Presidency Overturn France’s Russia Policy?
    Jan03

    Would a Fillon Presidency Overturn France’s Russia Policy?

    David Cadier Security, Europe A French U-turn on Russia appears unlikely but some changes can be expected. After winning the conservatives’ primary elections on November 27, François Fillon is now best positioned to be the next president of France. Although political forecasts are like horoscopes these days, his victory over the far...

    Militia training clubs find eager audience among Russian nationalists
    Jan03

    Militia training clubs find eager audience among Russian nationalists

    The “cadets” listening to Gariev were largely white-collar and self-employed workers from cities across Russia, men motivated less by an ideology than by the siege mentality that has surged here since the wars in Ukraine and Syria. …read more Source: Toronto...

    US sanctions on Russia may be too harsh: Trump aide
    Jan03

    US sanctions on Russia may be too harsh: Trump aide

    January 03, 2017 5:00 AMWASHINGTON • A top aide to President-elect Donald Trump said in an interview aired this week that the White House may have disproportionately punished Russia by ordering the expulsion of 35 suspected Russian spies. …read more Source: The Straits...

    Trump aide says US sanctions on Russia may be disproportionate
    Jan03

    Trump aide says US sanctions on Russia may be disproportionate

    An aide to President-elect Donald Trump said that the White House may have disproportionately punished Russia by ordering the expulsion of 35 suspected Russian spies. …read more Source: SABC...

    Ukraine MP sparks row after shooting man in leg
    Jan02

    Ukraine MP sparks row after shooting man in leg

    Kiev: New Year’s Eve passed off peacefully enough in war-torn Ukraine — until a senior lawmaker shot a man in the leg during a testosterone-charged road rage incident. Ukrainians bored by a relative lack of news over the holiday period have been gripped by accounts of the fight between the man and the senior politician that also involved an...

    David Ferrer beats Bernard Tomic to dash local hopes at Brisbane
    Jan02

    David Ferrer beats Bernard Tomic to dash local hopes at Brisbane

    BRISBANE, Australia (AFP) – Former world number three David Ferrer dashed local hopes when he downed Australias Bernard Tomic in straight sets in the first round of the Brisbane International on Monday.The eighth seeded Spaniard was the model of consistency as he saw off Tomic 6-3, 7-5 on Pat Rafter Arena.Ferrer, now the world number 21, is...

    US sanctions on Russia ‘out of proportion’: Trump aide
    Jan02

    US sanctions on Russia ‘out of proportion’: Trump aide

    President-elect Donald Trump’s incoming press secretary questioned whether the Obama administration’s sanctions after concluding Russia interfered in the election were out of proportion. “Why the magnitude of this?” Sean Spicer said on ABC. The White House announced last week that it was levying sanctions against Russian intelligence...

    Tech show looks beyond ‘smart,’ to new ‘realities’
    Jan02

    Tech show looks beyond ‘smart,’ to new ‘realities’

    The mega-extravaganza of the tech world in Las Vegas is showcasing an array of new devices that get smarts from computer chips, sensors and artificial intelligence, but go further by opening doors to augmented or virtual realities. The Consumer Electronics Show, which begins with a series of media events today will offer trade professionals a...

    Ferrer, Muguruza break Australian hearts
    Jan02

    Ferrer, Muguruza break Australian hearts

    Former world number three David Ferrer dashed local hopes when he downed Australia’s Bernard Tomic in straight sets in the first round of the Brisbane International yesterday. The eighth-seeded Spaniard was a model of consistency as he saw off Tomic 6-3, 7-5 on the Pat Rafter Arena. World number 21 Ferrer is ranked just five places above...