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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Arming Ukraine Is a Bad Idea
    Dec21

    Arming Ukraine Is a Bad Idea

    The first several months of a new administration are inevitably seen as an opening for those who hope to influence the White House over the next four years. The Senate Ukraine Caucus—a bipartisan group of senior lawmakers who have lobbied intensively for a closer U.S.-Ukraine relationship—hopes to take advantage of this sensitive period, in which...

    US Refutes Russian Claim of Broken Communication
    Dec21

    US Refutes Russian Claim of Broken Communication

    The United States is denying claims made by a Russian spokesman that the two countries had all but frozen communication channels, saying both sides were still engaged. Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told Mir TV earlier Wednesday, that “almost every level of dialogue” had been severed with the United States. But State Department...

    Kremlin says almost all Russia-US dialogue ‘frozen’
    Dec21

    Kremlin says almost all Russia-US dialogue ‘frozen’

    MOSCOW: The Kremlin said Wednesday that nearly all the communication channels between Moscow and Washington were frozen, local media reported. “Practically all levels of dialogue with the United States are frozen,” Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told Mir TV, state news agency RIA Novosti reported. “We don’t communicate...

    Kremlin says almost all Russia-US dialogue ‘frozen’
    Dec21

    Kremlin says almost all Russia-US dialogue ‘frozen’

    The Kremlin said Wednesday that nearly all the communication channels between Moscow and Washington were frozen, local media reported. “Practically all levels of dialogue with the United States are frozen,” Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told Mir TV, state news agency RIA Novosti reported. “We don’t communicate with one another. Or we do...

    Russian Ambassador to Turkey’s Assassination: A Bullet from Aleppo?
    Dec21

    Russian Ambassador to Turkey’s Assassination: A Bullet from Aleppo?

    Ankara panorama. Creative commons. The assassination December 19 of Russia’s ambassador to Turkey Andrei Karlov as captured in photographs from inside Ankara’s contemporary art museum had a haunting aesthetic. Turkish and Russian envoys will meet today to discuss Syria, day after killing of Russia’s ambassador to Turkey....

    Rex Tillerson, oil tycoon, is exactly the man you expected him to be
    Dec21

    Rex Tillerson, oil tycoon, is exactly the man you expected him to be

    The New York Times has a good look at Rex Tillerson, Donald Trump’s nominee for secretary of state, and his rather rapid shift of opinion on whether Russia was a place with “no respect for the rule of law” or whether Vladimir Putin was a super-awesome business buddy once you discounted all those murdered journalists and civil...

    ‘Reinforce security at grave of Rabbi Nachman’
    Dec21

    ‘Reinforce security at grave of Rabbi Nachman’

    Deputy Education Minister calls on PM to work with Ukrainian Premier to improve security in Uman after holy site vandalized. …read more Source: Arutz...

    ‘Tyrants across the world know now they can maintain power through mass slaughter’
    Dec21

    ‘Tyrants across the world know now they can maintain power through mass slaughter’

    Photo by Thierry Ehrmann Leila al-Shami, co-author of Burning Country, a writer who has worked with human rights movements in Syria and elsewhere in the Middle East, gave this interview to Ilya Matveev and Gabriel Levy on 29 November for OpenLeft (before the fall of Aleppo to the government forces). It sheds some light on the social and...

    Is Russia a Military Threat to NATO?
    Dec21

    Is Russia a Military Threat to NATO?

    Kris Osborn Security, How much of a threat does Russia pose to NATO? How much of a threat do Russia’s emerging 5th-generation stealth fighter, nuclear arsenal, high-tech air defenses, anti-satellite weapons, conventional army and submarines pose to NATO and the U.S.? Current tensions between Russia and NATO are leading many to carefully...

    Russia criticises Dutch over US tanks, Crimean treasure
    Dec21

    Russia criticises Dutch over US tanks, Crimean treasure

    Russia criticised the Netherlands on Wednesday for allowing the United States to begin stocking tanks there, and for a court ruling that ordered Crimean treasures on loan to a Dutch museum to be returned to Ukraine rather than Russia. …read more Source: Channel...