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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Poles welcome US troops as Nato eyes Russia
    Jan15

    Poles welcome US troops as Nato eyes Russia

    ZAGAN, Poland: Polish authorities and ordinary Poles welcomed on Saturday US troops who arrived this week as part of an unprecedented deployment to Nato’s eastern flank aimed at deterring Russia. “Welcome to Poland,” Prime Minister Beata Szydlo told US troops in Zagan, the Polish town on the German border where the brigade will be...

    Russian state-owned media slams Chrystia Freeland
    Jan15

    Russian state-owned media slams Chrystia Freeland

    Well, that didn’t take long. The Russian state-owned Sputnik News has come out with a piece blasting Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s new foreign affairs minister, Chrystia Freeland, and framing her appointment as a “catastrophe for Canadian-Russian relations.” Posted early Saturday afternoon, the copy quotes University of Montreal...

    MH17 victims’ kin likely to push for renewed search
    Jan14

    MH17 victims’ kin likely to push for renewed search

    THE HAGUE: Families of the MH17 plane disaster victims may push for a renewed search of the crash site in eastern Ukraine after the recent discovery of a bone fragment belonging to one of the dead. “We are considering speaking to authorities about another search for human remains,” Evert van Zijtveld, chairman of the MH17 victims’...

    MH17 relatives mull new search in Ukraine for remains
    Jan14

    MH17 relatives mull new search in Ukraine for remains

    THE HAGUE — Families of the MH17 plane disaster victims may push for a renewed search of the crash site in eastern Ukraine after the recent discovery of a bone fragment belonging to one of the dead. 
“We are considering speaking to authorities about another search for human remains,” Evert van Zijtveld, chairman of the MH17 victims’...

    Poles welcome US troops as wary Nato eyes Russia
    Jan14

    Poles welcome US troops as wary Nato eyes Russia

    Polish authorities and ordinary Poles have welcomed US troops who arrived this week as part of an unprecedented deployment to Nato’s eastern flank aimed at deterring Russia.“Welcome to Poland,” Prime Minister Beata Szydlo told US troops yesterday in Zagan, the Polish town on the German border where the brigade will be headquartered, adding:...

    Don’t call me ‘Sir Andy’, says Murray
    Jan14

    Don’t call me ‘Sir Andy’, says Murray

    Andy Murray yesterday said there was no need to call him “Sir” as he took a relaxed approach to his new status as a knight of the realm and world number one at the Australian Open. The laconic Scot said just being called “Andy” was fine despite a decision by Australia’s Channel Seven to refer to him as “Sir Andy Murray” at the tournament....

    ‘Shlichut’ under fire: Jewish Agency emissary to Ukraine expects aliya to rise
    Jan14

    ‘Shlichut’ under fire: Jewish Agency emissary to Ukraine expects aliya to rise

    Roman Polonsky, director of the Jewish Agency’s Department for Russian-speaking Jewry, says aliya from Ukraine has actually tripled in the last three years. …read more Source: The Jerusalem...

    Ukraine’s Former Top Spy Goes After a New Enemy: Corruption
    Jan14

    Ukraine’s Former Top Spy Goes After a New Enemy: Corruption

    KYIV, Ukraine—Ukraine’s former top security official has gone from tracking down Russian spies to fighting what he perceives to be the country’s greatest threat—corruption. “The question is, are we going to survive or not?” Valentyn Nalyvaichenko told The Daily Signal from his offices in Kyiv, Ukraine’s capital. Nalyvaichenko,...

    Trump: Russia Sanctions to Be Upheld, but Maybe Not for Long
    Jan14

    Trump: Russia Sanctions to Be Upheld, but Maybe Not for Long

    U.S. president-elect Donald Trump says he would maintain sanctions against Russia imposed by the Obama administration but would consider lifting them if Russia cooperates on matters of common interest. In an interview with The Wall Street Journal, Trump said he would keep the sanctions in effect “at least for a period of time,” but...

    Poland Welcomes US Troops Amid Russia Fears
    Jan14

    Poland Welcomes US Troops Amid Russia Fears

    Poland on Saturday formally welcomed a contingent of U.S. troops that arrived in the country earlier in the week, part of a NATO deployment aimed at deterring Russian aggression in the region. Poland’s prime minister, Beata Szydlo, and Defense Minister Antoni Macierewicz welcomed the troops at a ceremony in the western Polish town of Zagan....