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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    The Hit Is In Against Dmitry Medvedev
    Mar07

    The Hit Is In Against Dmitry Medvedev

    An explosive exposé alleging Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev was deeply corrupt blew up on the Russian internet last week. Alexey Navalny’s Anti-Corruption Foundation published a report and a movie (with English subtitles) that link Medvedev to an impressive number of residences, yachts and even two vineyards, both in Russia and...

    Ukraine: Top Tax Official on Trial for Corruption
    Mar07

    Ukraine: Top Tax Official on Trial for Corruption

    A Kiyv court began hearing motions Monday on a US$ 74 million embezzlement case involving Ukraine’s top tax official who spent the night on a stretcher in the courtroom because prosecutors thought he faked a heart attack. …read more Source:...

    Russia expands military transport fleet to move troops long distances
| Reuters
    Mar07

    Russia expands military transport fleet to move troops long distances | Reuters

    By Andrew Osborn | MOSCOW MOSCOW Russia is urgently expanding its military support fleet to include more long-range ships to improve its ability to move troops and hardware to distant locations such as Syria, Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu said on Tuesday.The construction push follows the Kremlin’s 2014 annexation of Ukraine’s Crimea,...

    How America Would Try and Smash China in a War (More Like World War III)
    Mar07

    How America Would Try and Smash China in a War (More Like World War III)

    Harry J. Kazianis Security, Asia All of the reasons why America would beat China in a war. The best way to get good at anything is too actually go out and do it— and do it a lot. The challenge for China is that you can wargame all you want but unless you have experienced actual combat there will always be a learning curve. And the curve for China...

    American Adversaries Test Trump
    Mar07

    American Adversaries Test Trump

    After a dangerous encounter between U.S. and Iranian vessels in the Strait of Hormuz, the Washington Post is picking up on a pattern of provocations from Tehran: Swift-moving Iranian vessels came dangerously close to a U.S. Navy surveillance ship in the Strait of Hormuz over the weekend, U.S. officials said Monday.The apparent harassment of the...

    Courthouse Drama: Jailing Of Ukraine Tax Chief Could Signal Watershed In Fight Against ‘Corrupt Untouchables’
    Mar07

    Courthouse Drama: Jailing Of Ukraine Tax Chief Could Signal Watershed In Fight Against ‘Corrupt Untouchables’

    The arrest of a senior tax official and ally of the Ukrainian president has been hailed — including by the president — as a sign of good things to come in Ukraine’s crucial battle against rampant corruption. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Donald Trump’s highly abnormal presidency: a running guide for March
    Mar07

    Donald Trump’s highly abnormal presidency: a running guide for March

    Click here to sign up for a weekly newsletter about President Donald Trump to be delivered to your inbox every Friday. Donald Trump made it clear at the beginning of his campaign that he wasn’t going to follow the normal rules or tone of politics. And almost daily since winning the election in November, the businessman and former reality-TV...

    Ukraine protesters keep graft trial on track despite health scare, bomb threats
    Mar07

    Ukraine protesters keep graft trial on track despite health scare, bomb threats

    A judge ordered Ukraine’s top tax official on Tuesday to be jailed or pay a hefty bail pending his trial for suspected embezzlement, in a landmark ruling hailed by protesters as a blow for transparency in one of Europe’s most corrupt countries. …read more Source: Channel...

    Ukraine protesters keep graft trial on track despite health scare, bomb threats
    Mar07

    Ukraine protesters keep graft trial on track despite health scare, bomb threats

    KIEV (Reuters) – A judge ordered Ukraine’s top tax official on Tuesday to be jailed or pay a hefty bail pending his trial for suspected embezzlement, in a landmark ruling hailed by protesters as a blow for transparency in one of Europe’s most corrupt countries. …read more Source: The...

    Leading Putin Critic Warns of Xenophobic Conspiracy Theories Drowning U.S. Discourse and Helping Trump
    Mar07

    Leading Putin Critic Warns of Xenophobic Conspiracy Theories Drowning U.S. Discourse and Helping Trump

    Masha Gessen is a Russian-American journalist and author who has become one of the nation’s leading Russia experts and one of its most relentless and vocal critics of Vladimir Putin. She has lived in her life on and off in the U.S. and Russia, but as a Jewish lesbian and mother of three children, she left Russia in 2013 and moved back to...