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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Trump launches into nuclear debate
    Dec24

    Trump launches into nuclear debate

    WASHINGTON: President-elect Donald Trump indicated Friday (Saturday in Manila) he did not fear a new arms race and warned the United States would match any move by another country to boost its nuclear arsenal, in a spectacular new foray into foreign policy. His stunning—and initially unexplained—use of language reminiscent of the Cold War rocked...

    Chinese carrier carries out fighter drills on open seas
    Dec24

    Chinese carrier carries out fighter drills on open seas

    BEIJING (AP) — China’s military says its first aircraft carrier group has carried out a series of fighter launch, recovery and air combat exercises in the Yellow Sea ahead of a scheduled voyage farther afield. The Defense Ministry announced late Friday that the Liaoning carrier group conducted the drills in the Yellow Sea in recent days,...

    Pro-Russia forces say will respect ‘indefinite’ truce with Kiev
    Dec24

    Pro-Russia forces say will respect ‘indefinite’ truce with Kiev

    The ceasefire, which took effect at midnight Saturday, is meant to to last through at least the holiday season in the conflict zone in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine rebels agree to new indefinite truce
    Dec24

    Ukraine rebels agree to new indefinite truce

    A top Ukrainian insurgent said Friday the rebels had agreed to an indefinite cease-fire negotiated by Moscow and Kiev that would go into effect this weekend. The latest truce was hammered out with the help of European monitors and came after a surge in fighting that claimed the lives of eight Ukrainian soldiers this past […] The post Ukraine...

    Putin’s way of war
    Dec24

    Putin’s way of war

    This week, cybersecurity researchers produced compelling new evidence linking Russia’s GRU military intelligence service to the hacks of Democrats during the 2016 campaign. The findings, released in an 11-page report by the firm CrowdStrike, showed that the same group of hackers who broke into the Democratic National Committee and...

    Ukraine rebels agree to new indefinite truce
    Dec24

    Ukraine rebels agree to new indefinite truce

    KIEV: A top Ukrainian insurgent said Friday the rebels had agreed to an indefinite ceasefire negotiated by Moscow and Kiev that would go into effect this weekend. The latest truce was hammered out with the help of European monitors and came after a surge in fighting that claimed the lives of eight Ukrainian soldiers this week. Russia denies...

    ‘Indefinite’ Cease-Fire Set For Eastern Ukraine Ahead Of Christmas Holiday
    Dec24

    ‘Indefinite’ Cease-Fire Set For Eastern Ukraine Ahead Of Christmas Holiday

    An “indefinite” cease-fire recently negotiated beween Ukraine’s government and Russia-backed separatists in the east is due to start at midnight on December 24. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Trump releases Putin letter urging better US-Russia ties
    Dec24

    Trump releases Putin letter urging better US-Russia ties

    PALM BEACH, United States: US President-elect Donald Trump on Friday released what he said was a “very nice” letter from Russia’s President Vladimir Putin calling for a thaw in ties between the rival powers. Relations between Washington and Moscow are at their worst since the end of the Cold War, and President Barack Obama has imposed...

    Home Alone in Ukraine in the age of Trump
    Dec24

    Home Alone in Ukraine in the age of Trump

    KIEV — Channel-surf through Ukrainian television during the holiday season and you’re bound to come across a rerun of the classic Christmas film “Home Alone.” The slapstick comedy — whose soundtrack, coincidentally, includes a song, “Carol of the Bells,” by a Ukrainian composer — ranks among the 10...

    Skeptics Doubt Ukraine Hack, Its Link to DNC Cyberattack
    Dec24

    Skeptics Doubt Ukraine Hack, Its Link to DNC Cyberattack

    Malware used to hack Democratic National Committee servers during the 2016 elections was also used to hack an artillery-targeting app in Ukraine, and might have caused Ukrainian military losses to pro-Russian forces, according to a report released this week by CrowdStrike, a cybersecurity company. “Ukraine’s artillery men were targeted by...