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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    One Press Conference, Two Audiences
    Feb17

    One Press Conference, Two Audiences

    On Thursday, Donald Trump gave a press conference that was rife with untruths and evasions. Let’s begin with specific examples of demonstrable falsehoods, so that readers who are favorable to the president won’t have to trust my characterization:Bragging about all the electoral votes he won, Trump said, “We got 306 because people came...

    One Press Conference, Two Audiences
    Feb17

    One Press Conference, Two Audiences

    On Thursday, Donald Trump gave a press conference that was rife with untruths and evasions. Let’s begin with specific examples of demonstrable falsehoods, so that readers who are favorable to the president won’t have to trust my characterization:Bragging about all the electoral votes he won, Trump said, “We got 306 because people came...

    Lake Chad money, Oxfam-GOAL merger, and serial Syria talks: The Cheat Sheet
    Feb17

    Lake Chad money, Oxfam-GOAL merger, and serial Syria talks: The Cheat Sheet

    Every week, IRIN’s team of editors takes a look at what lies ahead on the humanitarian agenda and curates a selection of some of the best reports, opinion, and journalism you may have missed: What’s coming up? Finding $1.5 billion for Lake Chad The borders of Nigeria, Cameroon, Niger, and Chad meet at Lake Chad. The region is now one...

    Rebel leader in eastern Ukraine issues military threat
    Feb17

    Rebel leader in eastern Ukraine issues military threat

    Alexander Zakharchenko, the leader of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic, said Friday that the rebels aim to “free the occupied territories” in the Donetsk and Luhansk provinces by political means, but added that they could do so with militarily force if political efforts fail. …read more Source: San Francisco...

    Moscow benefits from influence campaign to reinstate Ukraine-Russia economic ties
    Feb17

    Moscow benefits from influence campaign to reinstate Ukraine-Russia economic ties

    This past fall, Ukraine came under a media influence campaign that agitated for reinstating economic ties with Russia. Over the course of September-December 2016, several Ukrainian websites published a series of news stories detailing calls by various domestic enterprises and regional and municipal communities to resume trade with the...

    Pence Heading to Europe to Reassure Allies
    Feb17

    Pence Heading to Europe to Reassure Allies

    U.S. Vice President Mike Pence left Friday morning for Europe, where he will spend the next several days meeting with world leaders in Munich and Brussels. This will be Pence’s first overseas trip since being sworn into office last month. A senior White House foreign policy adviser says the trip is “an opportunity for the vice...

    The Battle for Avdiyivka: Ukrainian assessment and context
    Feb17

    The Battle for Avdiyivka: Ukrainian assessment and context

    Russia has every interest in not upholding a ceasefire in Ukraine’s east. Ukrainian forces have prevailed in the defensive battle for Avdiyivka (January 28-February 4), preserving the gains on the ground achieved through “crawling advances” prior to this battle (see Eurasia Daily Monitor, February 9). The current lull seems relative as...

    UCC launches Canada 150 Project celebrating Canada’s diversity
    Feb17

    UCC launches Canada 150 Project celebrating Canada’s diversity

    OTTAWA – The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) on February 13 announced the launch of its project, Celebrating the Strength of Canada’s Diversity: Youth Engaging Youth. The project is undertaken with the financial support of the Canadian government’s Department of Heritage Canada 150 Fund. By means of the project, the UCC will work...

    UCC meets with senior government officials to discuss Canada-Ukraine relations
    Feb17

    UCC meets with senior government officials to discuss Canada-Ukraine relations

    OTTAWA – Representatives of the Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) met on February 3 with senior government officials from the departments of Global Affairs and National Defense to discuss the development of Canada-Ukraine relations. The meeting of the Canada Ukraine Stakeholder Advisory Council (CUSAC) was hosted by the Department of Global...

    House resolution calls on Russia to stop the violence in eastern Ukraine
    Feb17

    House resolution calls on Russia to stop the violence in eastern Ukraine

    The co-chairs of Congressional Ukrainian Caucus – Reps. Sander Levin (D-Mich.), Marcy Kaptur (D-Ohio), Brian Fitzpatrick (R-Pa.), and Andy Harris (R-Md.) – have sponsored a resolution (H. Res. 88) in the U.S. House of Representatives calling on the Russian Federation to stop the violence in eastern Ukraine. H. Res. 88 calls upon the Russian...