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    Chinese state media says US risks “large-scale war” if it blocks access to disputed islands
    Jan13

    Chinese state media says US risks “large-scale war” if it blocks access to disputed islands

    China issued a warning to the incoming Trump Administration through its state-run media on Friday that the U.S. risks a “large-scale war” if it follows through on Secretary of State nominee Rex Tillerson’s suggestion that the U.S. should block China’s access to its growing man-made islands in the South China Sea. Two Chinese dailies,...

    Ukrainians reflect bitterly on ‘betrayed hopes’ of Euro-Maidan
    Jan13

    Ukrainians reflect bitterly on ‘betrayed hopes’ of Euro-Maidan

    KYIV – Between classes in Kolkata, India, 17-year-old Svyatoslav Yurash was glued to a video stream of almost a million of his compatriots rallying in Ukraine’s capital when he decided to join the protest that would soon swell into a revolt. The night before in Kyiv – on November 30, 2013 – hundreds of demonstrators, […] …read more...

    A Trump-Putin deal on Crimea  could trigger a much bigger war
    Jan13

    A Trump-Putin deal on Crimea could trigger a much bigger war

    Avraam Smulyevich, a leading Israeli specialist on ethnic issues in the former Soviet space, says that Kyiv might be forced to agree to a Trump-Putin deal on Crimea but that such a deal would “only convince the Russian dictator that he had to invade other countries without being punished” and thus lead him to launch […] …read more Source:...

    State of war exists between Russia  and Ukraine, Portnikov says
    Jan13

    State of war exists between Russia and Ukraine, Portnikov says

    It is a measure of the triumph of Kremlin propagandists, the fecklessness of Western leaders and the fears in Kyiv of angering both that, more than two years after Russian forces invaded Ukraine, a Ukrainian commentator has been forced again to state the obvious: a state of war exists between Russia and Ukraine. The Ukrainian […] …read more...

    Exit memos from outgoing  U.S. Cabinet members
    Jan13

    Exit memos from outgoing U.S. Cabinet members

    Outgoing members of the Cabinet of President Barack Obama on January 5 submitted exit memos that included references to developments in Ukraine as it continues to face Russian aggression. Below are the relevant excerpts from the memoranda written by Secretary of State John Kerry and Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter. Secretary of State Kerry, in...

    Tillerson must answer for Trump, Big Oil, even Putin in hearing
    Jan13

    Tillerson must answer for Trump, Big Oil, even Putin in hearing

    Rex Tillerson helped seal multibillion-dollar deals from Venezuela to Russia as Exxon Mobil Corp’s CEO. Now senators weighing his nomination for secretary of state will want to know if he can be as effective working for the US — even when it conflicts with the interests of “Big Oil.” Tillerson’s business background, and lack of...

    Tough draws for Murray, Djokovic
    Jan13

    Tough draws for Murray, Djokovic

    World number one Andy Murray could face challenges from Kei Nishikori and Stan Wawrinka if he is to reach a sixth Australian Open final following yesterday’s draw. The Scot, coming off a magnificent 2016 with a second Wimbledon crown, a successful Olympic title defence and the year-end top ranking, has lost five Melbourne finals, four of...

    Pinchuk’s tone of appeasement toward Russia rattles Kyiv
    Jan13

    Pinchuk’s tone of appeasement toward Russia rattles Kyiv

    KYIV – Victor Pinchuk, the billionaire tycoon known for staging Ukraine’s premiere gathering of leaders and thinkers on Ukraine’s European future, drew criticism for suggesting that his county shelve integration with the continent and temporarily sacrifice Crimea in exchange for peace with Russia. He did so in an opinion piece...

    ‘Sir Andy’ seeks end to agony at Australian Open
    Jan13

    ‘Sir Andy’ seeks end to agony at Australian Open

    Having snatched Novak Djokovic’s world number one ranking in a thrilling late-season raid, Andy Murray will bid to storm the Serb’s Melbourne Park fortress and capture an elusive Australian Open title after five agonising near misses. Murray enters the year’s first grand slam in unknown territory, rated as top seed for the first...

    Hrushevsky Translation Project Produces Volume 3 of “History of Ukraine-Rus’”
    Jan13

    Hrushevsky Translation Project Produces Volume 3 of “History of Ukraine-Rus’”

    EDMONTON-TORONTO – The Peter Jacyk Center for Ukrainian Historical Research of the Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies, University of Alberta, and CIUS Press announced the publication of a new volume of Mykhailo Hrushevsky’s “History of Ukraine-Rus’.” The new English-language Volume 3, like the eight volumes previously published...