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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Singapore mandatory army training to stay in troubled world
    Feb07

    Singapore mandatory army training to stay in troubled world

    SINGAPORE: Singapore will keep its mandatory military service because it cannot depend on help from others in an uncertain world, the city-state’s defence minister said yesterday. Ng Eng Hen said conscription was crucial, especially for smaller countries like Singapore, and those who had abolished it ended up regretting their decision. One...

    Lavrov Says Trump Position On Ukraine Differs From Obama’s
    Feb07

    Lavrov Says Trump Position On Ukraine Differs From Obama’s

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says he views U.S. President Donald Trump’s opinion about the conflict in Ukraine as “a qualitative change” compared to that of Barack Obama. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Google Remakes the Satellite Business, by Leaving It
    Feb07

    Google Remakes the Satellite Business, by Leaving It

    Last week, Google pushed one of the most interesting sectors in Silicon Valley toward maturity—and brought a milestone in cartography closer to reality. It accomplished all that, paradoxically, by getting out of the market.From a business standpoint, here’s the news: Google sold its in-house satellite business, known as Terra Bella, to...

    Moral Supremacy and Mr. Putin
    Feb07

    Moral Supremacy and Mr. Putin

    If Trump’s talking to Putin can help end the bloodshed in Ukraine or Syria, it would appear to be at least as ethical an act as pulpiteering about our moral superiority on the Sunday talk shows. …read more Source: The New...

    Russia’s Sergei Lavrov praises Donald Trump’s approach on Ukraine
    Feb07

    Russia’s Sergei Lavrov praises Donald Trump’s approach on Ukraine

    …read more Source: The Indian...

    Ukraine Reckons With Trump
    Feb07

    Ukraine Reckons With Trump

    When Nadiya Savchenko was released from Russian captivity in May 2016, she emerged onto the Ukrainian political scene as a fully formed national hero. The homecoming of the former army pilot—a brave soldier who was captured in eastern Ukraine, sentenced on trumped-up murder charges by the Kremlin, and endured a hunger strike in a protest against...

    Russia’s Lavrov Praises Trump’s Approach On Ukraine
    Feb07

    Russia’s Lavrov Praises Trump’s Approach On Ukraine

    Russia’s foreign minister on Tuesday praised U.S. President Donald Trump’s approach to the Ukraine crisis, saying it marked a big improvement from that of his predecessor Barack Obama, in comments likely to worry Kiev.Kiev’s forces have been battling pro-Russian separatists in the Donbass region of eastern Ukraine for nearly...

    Merkel urges Putin to help end violence in eastern Ukraine
    Feb07

    Merkel urges Putin to help end violence in eastern Ukraine

    Ukraine and NATO accuse the Kremlin of fuelling the conflict by supporting separatists with troops and weapons – a charge it denies. …read more Source:...

    Putin, Merkel call for cease-fire in eastern Ukraine
    Feb07

    Putin, Merkel call for cease-fire in eastern Ukraine

    Russian President Vladimir Putin and German Chancellor Angela Merkel called on Ukrainian troops and pro-Russian forces to a truce in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Iran...

    Putin and Merkel call for immediate truce as fighting heats up in Ukraine
    Feb07

    Putin and Merkel call for immediate truce as fighting heats up in Ukraine

    “Serious concerns were expressed in connection with the escalation of the armed conflict resulting in human losses.” …read more Source: Business...