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    Ukraine says it captured new positions in eastern Ukraine
    Jan11

    Ukraine says it captured new positions in eastern Ukraine

    MOSCOW (AP) — A Ukrainian government official says the nation’s forces have captured new positions in the rebel-held east.Olexander Motuzyanyk,… …read more Source:...

    Russia friend and sanctions foe, Tillerson gets his hearing
    Jan11

    Russia friend and sanctions foe, Tillerson gets his hearing

    WASHINGTON — Friend of Russia and foe of sanctions in his corporate life, President-elect Donald Trump’s pick for secretary of state, Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson, is an unorthodox choice for a Republican White House. He may feel perfectly at home in Trump’s iconoclastic administration. Likely to face pointed questions from both...

    The Morning Vertical, January 11, 2016
    Jan11

    The Morning Vertical, January 11, 2016

    Your daily roundup. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Danish football association sceptical about World Cup expansion
    Jan11

    Danish football association sceptical about World Cup expansion

    The decision by the international football governing body FIFA to expand the World Cup to 48 teams has not been well met by the Danish football association DBU. DBU chairman Jesper Møller and head coach Åge Hareide both voiced their concern at the expansion plans, which will involve 16 groups of three teams each at the 2026 World Cup....

    Makei, Norway Ambassador discuss bilateral relations, Belarus-EU cooperation
    Jan11

    Makei, Norway Ambassador discuss bilateral relations, Belarus-EU cooperation

    Belarus’ Minister of Foreign Affairs Vladimir Makei with Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Kingdom of Norway to Ukraine and concurrently to Belarus Ole Terje Horpestad to receive the copies of credentials on 11 January. …read more Source:...

    Latvian expert takes helm at Ukraine’s Sea Ports Authority
    Jan11

    Latvian expert takes helm at Ukraine’s Sea Ports Authority

    A Latvian expert on port operations, Raivis Veckagans has been appointed as the acting head of the Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority, the Ukrainian Ministry of Infrastructure announced. …read more Source:...

    Ukrainian efforts to sabotage Trump backfire
    Jan11

    Ukrainian efforts to sabotage Trump backfire

    Donald Trump wasn’t the only presidential candidate whose campaign was boosted by officials of a former Soviet bloc country. Ukrainian government officials tried to help Hillary Clinton and undermine Trump by publicly questioning his fitness for office. They also disseminated documents implicating a top Trump aide in corruption and...

    Australian Open: Kerber has Serena in her sights
    Jan11

    Australian Open: Kerber has Serena in her sights

    The German left-hander stunned the American powerhouse at Melbourne Park last year, upsetting her in the final. 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...

    Ukrainian efforts to sabotage Trump backfire
    Jan11

    Ukrainian efforts to sabotage Trump backfire

    Donald Trump wasn’t the only presidential candidate whose campaign was boosted by officials of a former Soviet bloc country.Ukrainian government officials tried to help Hillary Clinton and undermine Trump by publicly questioning his fitness for office. They also disseminated documents implicating a top Trump aide in corruption and suggested...

    A Brief Guide to Rex Tillerson’s Controversial Foreign Ties
    Jan11

    A Brief Guide to Rex Tillerson’s Controversial Foreign Ties

    When Rex Tillerson goes before the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations on Wednesday for his confirmation hearings to become the next secretary of state, he’ll likely face standard questions a range of international issues including the Israeli-Palestinian peace process, Syria, and tensions in the South China Sea. But the committee has...