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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    OSCE, international monitoring group, acknowledges ‘major security incident’
    Dec29

    OSCE, international monitoring group, acknowledges ‘major security incident’

    The Organization for Security Cooperation in Europe, a group tasked with monitoring the pro-Russian uprising in eastern Ukraine, admitted Wednesday to being the victim of a recent “major security incident.” “There was an attack. We found out about it at the beginning of November,” an OSCE spokeswoman told …...

    US set to move against Russia over vote meddling: reports
    Dec28

    US set to move against Russia over vote meddling: reports

    WASHINGTON (AFP) – President Barack Obamas administration is poised to announce a series of retaliatory measures against Russia over its cyber-meddling in the US election, reports said Wednesday.Obama has all but accused Russian President Vladimir Putin of personally ordering an audacious cyber hack that many Democrats believe damaged...

    U.S. to Expand Sanctions on Russia As Soon As Thursday, Report Says
    Dec28

    U.S. to Expand Sanctions on Russia As Soon As Thursday, Report Says

    The Obama administration is set to announce expanded sanctions on Russia this week—perhaps as soon as Thursday, according to one report—in response to the country’s tampering with this year’s U.S. presidential election. Russia said it is prepared to retaliate accordingly to what it deems any “hostile steps,” which,...

    Dear Secretary Kerry
    Dec28

    Dear Secretary Kerry

    I listened with rapt attention to your speech today on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. I did so as someone who has yearned for an end to this conflict for decades, who grasps that the essential Jewish mission has always been the all-too-elusive quest for peace, and whose organization, AJC, has advocated for a two-state solution for nearly 25...

    OSCE Says It Suffered Major Cyberattack
    Dec28

    OSCE Says It Suffered Major Cyberattack

    The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) has suffered a “major” cyberattack, a spokeswoman has confirmed. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Reporting From the War Zone: Why Conflict Journalism Matters
    Dec28

    Reporting From the War Zone: Why Conflict Journalism Matters

    KYIV, Ukraine—In June of 2015, I spent eight days embedded with the Ukrainian army in the front line town of Pisky in eastern Ukraine. I’ve been back and forth to the front lines in eastern Ukraine many times in the more than two years I’ve covered this conflict, but those eight days in Pisky stand out from the rest. It was an active...

    9 questions about the UN vote on Israeli settlements you were too embarrassed to ask
    Dec28

    9 questions about the UN vote on Israeli settlements you were too embarrassed to ask

    A controversial new United Nations Security Council resolution condemning Israeli settlements in Palestinian territory has triggered a brutal and messy diplomatic fight between President Obama, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, and now President-elect Donald Trump. The war of words got even nastier Wednesday, when Secretary of State John...

    Dershowitz: ‘Money Counts At the UN,’ U.S. Should Threaten To Defund UN Over Anti-Israel Bias
    Dec28

    Dershowitz: ‘Money Counts At the UN,’ U.S. Should Threaten To Defund UN Over Anti-Israel Bias

    Wednesday on AM 970’s “The Joe Piscopo Show,” while discussing the recent United Nations security resolution criticizing Israel settlements, lawyer, author and emeritus law professor at Harvard University Alan Dershowitz said the United States needs to “threaten to defund the United Nations.” Dershowitz said, “There is an automatic anti...

    NBC’s Neely: Kerry Speech ‘Firing a Flare’ ‘Across Israel’ He Wanted To Give It ‘For Some Time’ But WH Blocked It
    Dec28

    NBC’s Neely: Kerry Speech ‘Firing a Flare’ ‘Across Israel’ He Wanted To Give It ‘For Some Time’ But WH Blocked It

    On Wednesday’s “Andrea Mitchell Reports,” NBC News Chief Global Correspondent Bill Neely characterized Secretary of State John Kerry’s earlier speech asa speech Kerry has wanted to give “for some time, but was more less blocked by the White House,” and “a warning, firing a flare, if you like, across Israel, to try to show Israelis...

    2016, in 5 minutes
    Dec28

    2016, in 5 minutes

    Many will rejoice as this challenging year comes to a close, but the events that took place in 2016 will have consequences that reverberate far into 2017 and beyond. It was a year with political turmoil and terrorism dominating headlines across the globe. In the US, a bitter election revealed the country’s widening cultural divide. And we...