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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    The Other Putin-Trump Meeting
    Jul19

    The Other Putin-Trump Meeting

    When President Trump’s meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin went for more than two hours, well past the scheduled half-hour, it was a major news event. But it turns out that wasn’t even the end of the conversation between the two men.Author Ian Bremmer first reported the second meeting Tuesday. Other outlets also reported the...

    eNCA | Ukraine rebels announce new ‘state’
    Jul19

    eNCA | Ukraine rebels announce new ‘state’

    Ukraine’s pro-Western authorities immediately ridiculed the idea as a Kremlin project that they would never allow to get off the ground. …read more Source:...

    Taiwan parliamentarians scuffle during heated spending debate
    Jul19

    Taiwan parliamentarians scuffle during heated spending debate

    Politicians scuffled in Taiwan’s parliament yesterday during a heated debate over how billions of dollar for an infrastructure development plan will be allocated.Members of the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) and opposition Nationalist party threw water and shoved each other to the floor of the legislature, according to video of...

    Politics: Turkey and the Kurds are on the brink of war — and the Pentagon is right in the middle of it
    Jul19

    Politics: Turkey and the Kurds are on the brink of war — and the Pentagon is right in the middle of it

    The US has been supplying both sides with weapons, and Turkey appears to be turning more toward Russia. Turkey and the US-backed YPG forces — which have been helping the coalition fight ISIS in Syria — have been clashing off and on since at least April. At the end of that month, the two sides exchanged rocket fire, which Turkey says killed 11 YPG...

    Ukraine rebels announce new ‘state’
    Jul18

    Ukraine rebels announce new ‘state’

    Kiev: Russian-backed rebels fighting against Kiev on Tuesday announced a plan to create a new “state” they said would take the place of Ukraine and have its capital in their territory. Ukraine’s pro-Western authorities immediately ridiculed the idea as a Kremlin project that they would never allow to get off the ground. The separatists said...

    Separatists proclaim a new state to replace all of Ukraine
    Jul18

    Separatists proclaim a new state to replace all of Ukraine

    MOSCOW — Separatists in eastern Ukraine on Tuesday proclaimed a new state that aspires to include not only the areas they control but also the rest of the country. But Russia, their chief backer, sought to play down the announcement, saying it was merely part of public discussion. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    Separatists proclaim a new state to replace all of Ukraine
    Jul18

    Separatists proclaim a new state to replace all of Ukraine

    The surprise announcement in the rebel stronghold of Donetsk casts further doubt on the 2015 cease-fire deal that was supposed to stop fighting in Ukraine’s industrial heartland and bring those areas back into Kiev’s fold while granting them wide autonomy. More than 10,000 people have died in fighting since Russia-backed rebels took...

    Ukraine separatist ‘Little Russia’ sparks concern over peace deal
    Jul18

    Ukraine separatist ‘Little Russia’ sparks concern over peace deal

    Pro-Russian separatists in Donetsk have declared all of Ukraine to be part of “Little Russia.” Could the move undo the Minsk Protocol aimed at keeping the peace in the region? …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Ukraine separatist ‘Little Russia’ sparks concern over peace deal
    Jul18

    Ukraine separatist ‘Little Russia’ sparks concern over peace deal

    Pro-Russian separatists in Donetsk have declared all of Ukraine to be part of “Little Russia.” Could the move undo the Minsk Protocol aimed at keeping the peace in the region? …read more Source:...

    What’s Behind Putin’s Hate for the Magnitsky Act?
    Jul18

    What’s Behind Putin’s Hate for the Magnitsky Act?

    Congress passed the “Sergei Magnitsky Rule of Law Accountability Act” in 2012 to punish Russian human rights abusers by banning them from entering the United States. The Magnitsky Act is back in the headlines after it was reportedly on the agenda of a recently revealed meeting last June at Trump Tower in New York involving President...