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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Sir Michael Fallon: Britain will stand alongside Ukraine
    Jan20

    Sir Michael Fallon: Britain will stand alongside Ukraine

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    BBC reporter joins locals in icy river dip
    Jan20

    BBC reporter joins locals in icy river dip

    The BBC’s Tom Burridge takes a dip in Kiev’s Dnipro frozen river to celebrate Epiphany. …read more Source:...

    Racist Russians Insult Obama Hoping for Trump’s Approval
    Jan20

    Racist Russians Insult Obama Hoping for Trump’s Approval

    Barack Obama’s final press conference was marked by an interruption by a Russian reporter from the state-run TASS news agency, the outlet that symbolized Soviet propaganda for decades. Josh Marshall’s Talking Points Memo cited a number of tweets from journalists present at the presser pointing out that TASS bureau chief, Andrey Sitov,...

    While elites fiddle, Russia advances in East Europe
    Jan20

    While elites fiddle, Russia advances in East Europe

    Not many Americans can locate Moldova, a tiny former Soviet republic with a mostly ethnic Romanian population bordered by Ukraine and Romania, on a map. Even fewer could tell you that Moldova was once part of Romania and won its independence with the fall of the Soviet Union, only to … …read more Source: The Washington...

    John Kerry appeals for diplomacy as he leaves State Department
    Jan20

    John Kerry appeals for diplomacy as he leaves State Department

    Washington, Jan 20: Secretary of State John Kerry left the State Department for the last time as America’s top diplomat, urging the agency’s employees to carry on their work with enthusiasm and appealing to the incoming Trump administration to embrace creative diplomacy and international engagement. Greeted by loud, raucous and...

    Barack and Joe’s Secret Code
    Jan20

    Barack and Joe’s Secret Code

    When President Barack Obama last week wrapped Vice President Biden in a bear hug after his Farewell Address and followed up with surprise Presidential Medal of Freedom, anyone watching could tell the two men weren’t faking it. So ends the closest and longest-lasting partnership between a president and vice-president in American history—one...

    Putin will build a $48 million luxury hospital for elites as average Russians struggle for healthcare
    Jan20

    Putin will build a $48 million luxury hospital for elites as average Russians struggle for healthcare

    Vladimir Putin is backing a $48 million dollar health clinic dedicated to senior Kremlin officials and elites in the Russian president’s retinue, a Reuters investigation reported Thursday. The opulent health care clinic will open in Moscow at a time when Russian health care is in crisis and disparity in the quality of medical care between...

    Close Relations review – a family and a nation divided
    Jan20

    Close Relations review – a family and a nation divided

    Exploring how Russia’s involvement in Ukraine has affected his own family, Vitaly Mansky’s documentary shows the pain of loyalties testedVitaly Mansky’s gloomy, sombre and garrulous film is a portrait of his extended family and of the divided nation of Ukraine: it makes an intriguing companion piece to Sergei Loznitsa’s...

    Car makers concerned about Trump, says Canadian innovation minister
    Jan20

    Car makers concerned about Trump, says Canadian innovation minister

    OTTAWA — A Liberal cabinet minister says he’s hearing concerns from auto makers about negative effects on their industry from a Donald Trump presidency. Economic Development Minister Navdeep Bains says he’s had conversations with concerned automakers at the recent Detroit auto show and during his current visit to the World Economic...

    ‘This is war’: Russia warns it could retaliate after RT reportedly blocked from Facebook
    Jan20

    ‘This is war’: Russia warns it could retaliate after RT reportedly blocked from Facebook

    Russian authorities warned that they could retaliate against U.S.-based media and social networks if state-backed Russian channel RT’s access to social networks is restricted, a threat that came amid what the network called a “war” targeting its digital reach. The January 19 warning from the state communications oversight...