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    Kerber moves closer to top ranking comeback in Dubai
    Feb22

    Kerber moves closer to top ranking comeback in Dubai

    Angelique Kerber dominated Monica Puig 6-2, 6-3 in barely an hour at the Dubai Tennis Championships yesterday to move a step closer to returning to the number one ranking. The top-seeded German who held the top WTA spot in 2016 before Serena Williams took it back in September, could regain the number one ranking were she to win the Gulf event on...

    Two U.S. Lawmakers Back Lethal Weapons For Ukraine
    Feb22

    Two U.S. Lawmakers Back Lethal Weapons For Ukraine

    Two U.S. lawmakers called on the United States to supply lethal weapons to Ukraine so it can better defend itself against Russia-back separatists in the east of the country. During an interview with RFE/RL in Kyiv on February 22, Senator Dick Durbin (Democrat-Illinois) and U.S. Representative Mike Quigley (Democrat-Illinois) also called on U.S....

    2,608 soldiers dead in eastern Ukraine, president says
    Feb22

    2,608 soldiers dead in eastern Ukraine, president says

    More than 2,600 Ukrainian soldiers have been killed in the fight against pro-Russian separatists in the east, Ukrainian president said Wednesday, Anadolu Agency reports. …read more Source:...

    Ambassador Mnatsakanyan participated in the UN Security Council’s Open Debate on conflicts in Europe
    Feb22

    Ambassador Mnatsakanyan participated in the UN Security Council’s Open Debate on conflicts in Europe

    On February 21, the UN Security Council held an open debate titled “Maintenance of international peace and security: conflicts in Europe”. With Ukraine’s Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin presiding, the meeting sought to assess existing threats to regional and international peace … …read more Source:...

    Ukraine says building bridges with Trump
    Feb22

    Ukraine says building bridges with Trump

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said Wednesday he has had two “very effective” conversations with US counterpart Donald Trump and was confident of building strong relations with Washington. …read more Source: Channel...

    A Russian newspaper editor explains how Putin made Trump his puppet
    Feb22

    A Russian newspaper editor explains how Putin made Trump his puppet

    “They consider him a stupid, unstrategic politician.” Mikhail Fishman is the editor-in-chief of the Moscow Times, an English-language weekly newspaper published in Moscow. The paper is critical of Vladimir Putin; indeed, it was targeted twice in 2015 by Russian hackers and has been attacked repeatedly by pro-Kremlin pundits. Fishman, a Russian...

    Startup visa attracts applicants from Ukraine, India
    Feb22

    Startup visa attracts applicants from Ukraine, India

    Since its implementation one month ago, Estonia’s startup visa program has received applications from 50 businesses, of which just over one third have been accepted. …read more Source:...

    2,608 soldiers dead in eastern Ukraine, president says
    Feb22

    2,608 soldiers dead in eastern Ukraine, president says

    Ukraine’s president says Russia’s modernization of its military could pose threat to Ukraine …read more Source: World...

    Weapons withdrawal not observed in Ukraine: OSCE
    Feb22

    Weapons withdrawal not observed in Ukraine: OSCE

    The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) says a newly-agreed truce in Ukraine does not look “too good,” emphasizing that the withdrawal of heavy weapons has not taken place as cited in the agreement. …read more Source: Iran...

    Survival in the Trumpian World
    Feb22

    Survival in the Trumpian World

    The Russian state presents perhaps a unique case in modern history of a state surviving by means of paradox—turning weakness into strength, tactics into strategy, exceptions into rules, defeat into victory, and a civilizational foe into a source of life. It should be clear by now that the Trumpian world—even if we are still not sure precisely...