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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Trump suggests Obama was too soft on Russia, but Putin’s friends would disagree
    Feb16

    Trump suggests Obama was too soft on Russia, but Putin’s friends would disagree

    On Wednesday, President Trump suggested that the Obama administration had been too soft on Russia. Crimea was TAKEN by Russia during the Obama Administration. Was Obama too soft on Russia? — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) February 15, 2017 The timing of that observation struck observers as somewhat odd. It came just days after the...

    Ukraine President Vows To Resume Coal Supply From East
    Feb16

    Ukraine President Vows To Resume Coal Supply From East

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has pledged to resume coal supplies from separatist-controlled parts of the country after they were blocked by volunteer fighting battalions, threatening the country’s power supply. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Here’s why an ‘NHS tax’ is a horrible idea
    Feb16

    Here’s why an ‘NHS tax’ is a horrible idea

    The NHS widely perceived to be facing its gravest ever crisis. Whether not this is in fact the case is difficult to tell. True, some indicators look pretty awful – A&E waiting times, for instance. But the truth about the NHS is that there is never enough money. In the 2000s, the NHS budget doubled in real terms – but there were still hundreds...

    Mattis: US Not Ready to Collaborate Militarily with Russia
    Feb16

    Mattis: US Not Ready to Collaborate Militarily with Russia

    Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says the U.S. is not ready to collaborate militarily with Russia, appearing to close the door for now on any effort to work more with Moscow in the fight against Islamic State militants in Syria. Mattis says the U.S. will continue to engage politically with Russian President Vladmir Putin’s government to try to...

    Armenia is more interested in the status than Azerbaijan, expert
    Feb16

    Armenia is more interested in the status than Azerbaijan, expert

    Yerevan / 16.02.17 / Turan: The Karabakh issue has remained in the shadows because of the Ukrainian and Syrian crises, said today political scientist Sergey Markedonov, professor of the Russian Institute for Human Sciences at the meeting with journalists in Yerevan. He noted that in Russia there are no contradictions with the West on the Karabakh...

    All eyes on Tillerson at G20 diplomatic debut
    Feb16

    All eyes on Tillerson at G20 diplomatic debut

    BONN: US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Thursday will make his diplomatic debut at a G20 gathering in Germany, where his counterparts hope to find out what “America First” means for the rest of the world. Host nation Germany has billed the two-day meeting as a chance for the club of leading economies to discuss how to work together on...

    Trump ducks questions as Russia scandal deepens
    Feb16

    Trump ducks questions as Russia scandal deepens

    WASHINGTON, D.C.: US President Donald Trump dodged questions Wednesday about ties with Russia, railed against intelligence leaks and defended the national security advisor he just fired, as crisis engulfed his fledgling administration. Amid revelations that Trump aides were in repeated contact with Russian intelligence officials in the run-up to...

    Mattis: US Not Ready to Collaborate Militarily with Russia
    Feb16

    Mattis: US Not Ready to Collaborate Militarily with Russia

    Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says the U.S. is not ready to collaborate militarily with Russia, appearing to close the door for now on any effort to work more with Moscow in the fight against Islamic State militants in Syria. Mattis says the U.S. will continue to engage politically with Russian President Vladmir Putin’s government to try to...

    US not ready to collaborate militarily with Russia: Mattis
    Feb16

    US not ready to collaborate militarily with Russia: Mattis

    BRUSSELS: Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says the US is not ready to collaborate militarily with Russia, appearing to close the door for now on any effort to work more with Moscow in the fight against Islamic State militants in Syria. Mattis says the US will continue to engage politically with Russian President Vladmir Putin’s government to...

    Russia’s Lavrov to discuss Ukraine at talks with Tillerson: agencies
    Feb16

    Russia’s Lavrov to discuss Ukraine at talks with Tillerson: agencies

    MOSCOW – Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will discuss Ukraine and other topics during talks in Bonn on Thursday, deputy Foreign Minister Grigory Karasin was quoted as saying by news agency RIA. … …read more Source:...