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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    American Adversaries Test Trump
    Mar07

    American Adversaries Test Trump

    After a dangerous encounter between U.S. and Iranian vessels in the Strait of Hormuz, the Washington Post is picking up on a pattern of provocations from Tehran: Swift-moving Iranian vessels came dangerously close to a U.S. Navy surveillance ship in the Strait of Hormuz over the weekend, U.S. officials said Monday.The apparent harassment of the...

    Courthouse Drama: Jailing Of Ukraine Tax Chief Could Signal Watershed In Fight Against ‘Corrupt Untouchables’
    Mar07

    Courthouse Drama: Jailing Of Ukraine Tax Chief Could Signal Watershed In Fight Against ‘Corrupt Untouchables’

    The arrest of a senior tax official and ally of the Ukrainian president has been hailed — including by the president — as a sign of good things to come in Ukraine’s crucial battle against rampant corruption. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine protesters keep graft trial on track despite health scare, bomb threats
    Mar07

    Ukraine protesters keep graft trial on track despite health scare, bomb threats

    A judge ordered Ukraine’s top tax official on Tuesday to be jailed or pay a hefty bail pending his trial for suspected embezzlement, in a landmark ruling hailed by protesters as a blow for transparency in one of Europe’s most corrupt countries. …read more Source: Channel...

    Ukraine protesters keep graft trial on track despite health scare, bomb threats
    Mar07

    Ukraine protesters keep graft trial on track despite health scare, bomb threats

    KIEV (Reuters) – A judge ordered Ukraine’s top tax official on Tuesday to be jailed or pay a hefty bail pending his trial for suspected embezzlement, in a landmark ruling hailed by protesters as a blow for transparency in one of Europe’s most corrupt countries. …read more Source: The...

    Donald Trump’s highly abnormal presidency: a running guide for March
    Mar07

    Donald Trump’s highly abnormal presidency: a running guide for March

    Click here to sign up for a weekly newsletter about President Donald Trump to be delivered to your inbox every Friday. Donald Trump made it clear at the beginning of his campaign that he wasn’t going to follow the normal rules or tone of politics. And almost daily since winning the election in November, the businessman and former reality-TV...

    Leading Putin Critic Warns of Xenophobic Conspiracy Theories Drowning U.S. Discourse and Helping Trump
    Mar07

    Leading Putin Critic Warns of Xenophobic Conspiracy Theories Drowning U.S. Discourse and Helping Trump

    Masha Gessen is a Russian-American journalist and author who has become one of the nation’s leading Russia experts and one of its most relentless and vocal critics of Vladimir Putin. She has lived in her life on and off in the U.S. and Russia, but as a Jewish lesbian and mother of three children, she left Russia in 2013 and moved back to...

    Russia denies Kiev’s ‘terrorism’ claims at UN court
    Mar07

    Russia denies Kiev’s ‘terrorism’ claims at UN court

    Russia hit back Tuesday at claims of “sponsoring terrorism” in war-torn eastern Ukraine, dismissing Kiev’s accusations it is breaking treaties by supporting pro-Russia militia as “neither factual nor legal”. …read more Source: Iran...

    Russia rejects Ukraine ‘terrorism’ claims at UN court
    Mar07

    Russia rejects Ukraine ‘terrorism’ claims at UN court

    Russia denies allegations made by Ukraine that Moscow supports terrorism and racial discrimination in Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Church Denies Duma Deputy’s Claim Of Weeping Tsar Statue In Crimea
    Mar07

    Church Denies Duma Deputy’s Claim Of Weeping Tsar Statue In Crimea

    Russian Orthodox Church officials in the Kremlin-annexed Crimea region have refuted a controversial claim by State Duma Deputy Natalya Poklonskaya that a bust of Tsar Nicholas II in Simferopol wept tears on the centennial of his abdication of power. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Trump blames Obama over Russia’s annexation of Crimea
    Mar07

    Trump blames Obama over Russia’s annexation of Crimea

    President Donald Trump, himself a frequent target of criticism over his perceived soft stance towards Russia, said Tuesday that it was his predecessor, former President Barack Obama, who truly failed to get tough with the Russian government, APA reported citing Politico. …read more Source:...