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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Did China Just Admit Its Aircraft Carrier Is a Paper Tiger?
    Apr16

    Did China Just Admit Its Aircraft Carrier Is a Paper Tiger?

    Asia Times Security, Asia Beijing has become more honest about the Liaoning’s shortcomings, saying it is anxious to upgrade its carrier-borne fighters. It requires “a little bit luck plus a strong body and mind” to land a plane safely on the deck of China’s sole aircraft carrier Liaoning, China Central Television has revealed. A...

    Between Armen and Karen: Jobless Sargsyan may face Ukrainian “Maydan”
    Apr16

    Between Armen and Karen: Jobless Sargsyan may face Ukrainian “Maydan”

    News.Az reprints from 1news.az an article headlined ‘Between Armen and Karen: Jobless Sargsyan may face Ukrainian “Maydan”‘ by F.Bagirova. …read more Source:...

    Rohingya, Venezuela added to Canada’s G7 international security agenda
    Apr16

    Rohingya, Venezuela added to Canada’s G7 international security agenda

    OTTAWA — Canada is expanding the focus of the upcoming G7 foreign ministers meeting to include the plight of Rohingya Muslims fleeing Myanmar for Bangladesh and the democratic backslide in Venezuela. Peter Boehm, Canada’s chief summit organizer, says those items are being added to the “perennial” international security issues...

    EU wants to jumpstart Syria peace talks
    Apr16

    EU wants to jumpstart Syria peace talks

    EU foreign ministers on Monday called on Russia and Iran to pressure Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to resume political dialogue that might end his country’s long and devastating civil war — a largely vain hope that highlighted the bloc’s marginal role in the crisis. At a Foreign Affairs Council meeting in Luxembourg, the ministers...

    Politics: US Marines are stationed in Norway to help deter Russia, and Norway may ask them to stay longer
    Apr16

    Politics: US Marines are stationed in Norway to help deter Russia, and Norway may ask them to stay longer

    US Marine rotational forces have been stationed in Norway since the beginning of 2017, helping Norway and NATO boost their presence in the Arctic. Norway is considering whether to ask the US to extend the deployment of Marines to the country. The US has already expressed interest in an extension, Norway’s defense minister said in March....

    Misdiagnosing the Western Crisis
    Apr16

    Misdiagnosing the Western Crisis

    Disentangling cause and effect is notoriously hard in social and human sciences, and the current crisis of the West is no exception. Is Donald Trump to blame for the erosion of the “liberal international order”? Is Vladimir Putin undermining our democracies? Has the proliferation of fake news and cognitive bubbles on social media amplified the...

    EU threatens new Syrian sanctions but no clear Russian target
    Apr16

    EU threatens new Syrian sanctions but no clear Russian target

    LUXEMBOURG: European Union foreign ministers threatened on Monday new sanctions on Syria over what the West says were chemical attacks on its own people, but held off from joining expected new US punitive measures against Russia. After Britain and France joined the United States in missile salvoes meant to knock out Syrian chemical arms...

    Ukrainian Man Denies Sabotage Charges In Russia-Controlled Crimea
    Apr16

    Ukrainian Man Denies Sabotage Charges In Russia-Controlled Crimea

    Ukrainian national Yevhen Panov pleaded not guilty to sabotage charges as a Russia-imposed court in annexed Crimea started his trial on April 16. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Jailed Ukrainian Lawmaker Savchenko Resumes Hunger Strike
    Apr16

    Jailed Ukrainian Lawmaker Savchenko Resumes Hunger Strike

    Ukrainian lawmaker Nadia Savchenko, who is in jail pending trial on charges of plotting a terrorist attack on parliament with grenades and automatic weapons, has resumed a hunger strike. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russiagate and the Deep State
    Apr16

    Russiagate and the Deep State

    I cannot contemplate the havoc of Russiagate without a shudder of horror not only for my country, but also for myself. How very different my life would have been over the past year or more if I had been one of those Trump volunteers assembled in early 2016 to give the campaign the pretense of having a foreign-policy team. For that matter, it...