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    Ukraine files ‘terrorism’ case against Russia at top UN court
    Jan18

    Ukraine files ‘terrorism’ case against Russia at top UN court

    THE HAGUE: Ukraine has filed a case at the UN’s top court accusing Russia of sponsoring “terrorism” and demanding Moscow pay damages for the shelling of civilians and the downing of flight MH17, the court said Tuesday. Kiev has asked the International Court of Justice to “declare that the Russian Federation bears...

    Meeting between Xi, Poroshenko opens new chapter in bilateral ties: experts
    Jan18

    Meeting between Xi, Poroshenko opens new chapter in bilateral ties: experts

    The meeting between Chinese President Xi Jinping and his Ukrainian counterpart Petro Poroshenko in Davos, Switzerland, opened a new chapter in relations between China and Ukraine, local experts said on Tuesday.[Special coverage] …read more Source: English China News...

    Presidential Adviser: Poland Should Increase Military Ties with US
    Jan18

    Presidential Adviser: Poland Should Increase Military Ties with US

    Poland should increase its military cooperation with the United States, a senior adviser to the Polish president said. Krzysztof Szczerski, President Andrzej Duda’s top foreign policy adviser, was speaking days before the new U.S. administration that has signaled a friendlier approach to Russia takes power in Washington. Szczerski also...

    No voter ID, no sex urges Kenyan MP
    Jan18

    No voter ID, no sex urges Kenyan MP

    NAIROBI: A Kenyan opposition MP has urged fellow women to impose a sex boycott until their men register to vote in August’s general election. Mishi Mboko, who is married, said women should withhold sex until their menfolk present their credentials in the form of a valid voter ID card. “Women, if your husband has not been registered as a...

    Ukraine files ?terrorism? case against Russia
    Jan18

    Ukraine files ?terrorism? case against Russia

    THE HAGUE: Ukraine has filed a case at the UN’s top court accusing Russia of sponsoring “terrorism” and demanding Moscow pay damages for the shelling of civilians and the downing of flight MH17, officials said on Tuesday. Kiev has asked the International Court of Justice to “declare that the Russian Federation bears international...

    Envoy to UN Calls Russia Threat to US and World Order
    Jan18

    Envoy to UN Calls Russia Threat to US and World Order

    In a parting shot to Moscow and a warning to America three days before leaving her post, the U.S. top envoy at the United Nations said Russia is “a major threat facing our great nation.” Ambassador Samantha Power, without naming Donald Trump, chastised the president-elect for casting “doubt on a unanimous, well-documented...

    Rosneft’s So-Called Privatization Gets Murkier
    Jan18

    Rosneft’s So-Called Privatization Gets Murkier

    In December of last year, the Russian government privatized 19.5 percent of the oil giant Rosneft, an act hailed by some Western writers as a “personal triumph” of Vladimir Putin. It took less then a month for Russian media to more or less confirm the healthy skepticism of those familiar with how Putin’s regime operates: the so-called...

    Read the Full Text of Samantha Power’s Scathing Speech on Russia
    Jan18

    Read the Full Text of Samantha Power’s Scathing Speech on Russia

    U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Samantha Power gave her final major speech of her tenure on Tuesday, addressing the Atlantic Council in remarks that eschewed softball subjects in favor of what she described as “a major threat facing our great nation: Russia.” Power has not hesitated to get tough on Russia in recent months. Commenting on the tragedy...

    Russians Mint ‘In Trump We Trust’ Coin Ahead Of U.S. Inauguration
    Jan18

    Russians Mint ‘In Trump We Trust’ Coin Ahead Of U.S. Inauguration

    Here’s some money that’s definitely funny.A Russian company has unveiled commemorative silver and gold coins featuring Donald Trump’s face ahead of his presidential inauguration.The limited-edition coins ― only 45 have been made ― feature a cherubic mug of the incoming president as well as the Statue of Liberty and the...

    Biden Visits Ukraine: A Farewell Pep Talk
    Jan18

    Biden Visits Ukraine: A Farewell Pep Talk

    KYIV, Ukraine—Making his last visit to Ukraine as U.S. vice president, Joe Biden, true to form, had a blunt farewell message—hang tough in the war against Russia and its proxies in the east, but don’t let up on the nationwide corruption crackdown. “Ukraine, like every country in Europe, has a right to determine its own path, yet Russia...