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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    The Trump world order: get ready for a wild ride
    Jan11

    The Trump world order: get ready for a wild ride

    Guessing what the world will look like in the Trump era is a risky game. A President Donald Trump has no governing track record, and his campaign was full of contradicting policies and statements that make only one thing certain: Unpredictability. Surprise is an element that Trump relishes both in deal-making and, already as PEOTUS, in policy....

    For Russia, U.S. election meddling claims strip Trump win of luster
    Jan11

    For Russia, U.S. election meddling claims strip Trump win of luster

    The Kremlin says U.S. intelligence agency allegations it ran an influence campaign to help President-elect Donald Trump win the White House are false. But if U.S. spies are right, Moscow may wish it hadn’t bothered to meddle in the first place.The belief, widely held in the West, that the Kremlin helped discredit Democratic rival Hillary...

    Canada won’t drop sanctions in a tit-for-tat trade with Russia
    Jan11

    Canada won’t drop sanctions in a tit-for-tat trade with Russia

    The Russian government has sent a clear message to Canada: If you want us to drop sanctions against your new foreign affairs minister, you must return the favor. Canada sent a clearer message in response: No. In a statement to RIA-Novosti, a state-run broadcaster seen as a Kremlin mouthpiece, an unnamed source from the Russian Foreign Ministry...

    Outspoken Putin Critic Appointed Canada’s Foreign Minister
    Jan11

    Outspoken Putin Critic Appointed Canada’s Foreign Minister

    Canada’s Prime Minister has appointed an outspoken critic of Russian President Vladimir Putin as Foreign Minister. PM Justin Trudeau announced that former Trade Minister Chrystia Freeland will assume the office of top diplomat replacing Stéphane Dion. Chrystia Freeland is of Ukrainian origin and a former reporter of Reuters and Financial...

    Kerber has Serena in Aussie Open sights
    Jan11

    Kerber has Serena in Aussie Open sights

    World number one Angelique Kerber spearheads a host of dangerous players looking to halt Serena Williams’ bid for an Open-era record 23rd Grand Slam title at the Australian Open next week. The German left-hander stunned the American powerhouse at Melbourne Park last year, upsetting her in the final and ultimately dethroning her as the top...

    Rex Tillerson dodges hot questions on climate change, Russian lobbying
    Jan11

    Rex Tillerson dodges hot questions on climate change, Russian lobbying

    (Credit: AP) Rex Tillerson, the Exxon Mobil CEO tapped to be secretary of state by President-elect Donald Trump, was evasive in his replies to questions about climate change and Russian lobbying during his confirmation hearing on Wednesday. When asked about how much Exxon Mobil knew about climate change, Tillerson replied, “Since I’m no...

    Rex Tillerson confirmation hearing for secretary of state liveblog #5
    Jan11

    Rex Tillerson confirmation hearing for secretary of state liveblog #5

    It goes on. x YouTube Video Wednesday, Jan 11, 2017 · 7:24:42 PM +00:00 · Mark Sumner The afternoon …read more Source: Daily...

    Rex Tillerson Takes Tougher Stance on Russia at Secretary of State Confirmation Hearing
    Jan11

    Rex Tillerson Takes Tougher Stance on Russia at Secretary of State Confirmation Hearing

    Tillerson supported Ukraine’s claim on Crimea but said he hadn’t discussed Russia with Donald Trump. …read more Source:...

    Trump says he’d never do bad things in hotels because he, as hotel guy, knows hotel rooms are bugged
    Jan11

    Trump says he’d never do bad things in hotels because he, as hotel guy, knows hotel rooms are bugged

    One of the more surreal moments of the truly bizarre Trump performance we just were subjected to—which was akin to watching a drugged-up bear pretend to ride an imaginary unicycle while juggling imaginary flaming bowling pins—was our actual, honest-to-God President-Elect denying that he would be stupid enough to hire prostitutes to pee on him on...

    Spain govt accepts responsibility for 2003 military plane crash
    Jan11

    Spain govt accepts responsibility for 2003 military plane crash

    Spain’s defence ministry took political responsibility for the first time on Wednesday for a 2003 air accident which killed 62 Spanish soldiers as they were returning from Afghanistan. “There are reparations that are not economic, which have to do with recognition,” Defence Minister Maria Dolores de Cospedal told radio Cadena Cope a day...