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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Brazilian neo-Nazis recruited to fight in Ukrainian civil war
    Jan12

    Brazilian neo-Nazis recruited to fight in Ukrainian civil war

    …read more Source: The Jerusalem...

    Bulgaria’s Exports to Third Countries Decrease by 8.1% January-November 2016
    Jan12

    Bulgaria’s Exports to Third Countries Decrease by 8.1% January-November 2016

    According to data of the National Statistical Institute (NSI), in the period January – November 2016, Bulgarian exports to third countries decreased by 8.1%, compared to the same period of 2015 and amounted to BGN 13 422.6 M. The main trade partners of Bulgaria were Turkey, China, Serbia, the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, the...

    NATO chief slams ‘unacceptable’ attempts to influence elections
    Jan12

    NATO chief slams ‘unacceptable’ attempts to influence elections

    NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said interference in elections was unacceptable amid claims Russia influenced the US vote © AFP/File / THIERRY CHARLIERBrussels, Belgium, Jan 12 – NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg said Thursday that outside attempts to manipulate national elections cannot be tolerated, amid uproar over claims Russian...

    Ukraine Bans Broadcasts Of Independent Russian TV Station Dozhd
    Jan12

    Ukraine Bans Broadcasts Of Independent Russian TV Station Dozhd

    Ukraine has banned the prominent independent Russian television station Dozhd (Rain) TV from broadcasting in the country after a report identifying the boundary between Crimea and the rest of Ukraine as the Ukrainian-Russian border angered authorities in Kyiv. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Tillerson says China should be barred from South China Sea islands
    Jan12

    Tillerson says China should be barred from South China Sea islands

    U.S. President-elect Donald Trump’s nominee for secretary of state has set a course for a potentially serious confrontation with Beijing, saying China should be denied access to islands it has built in the contested South China Sea.In comments expected to enrage Beijing, Rex Tillerson told his confirmation hearing on Wednesday before the...

    Vice President Biden to Make Swansong Visit to Ukraine
    Jan12

    Vice President Biden to Make Swansong Visit to Ukraine

    U.S. Vice President Joe Biden will fly to Kiev on Sunday on a farewell visit by one of Ukraine’s strongest political supporters, as the country looks forward with apprehension to the new administration of Donald Trump. Biden, whose visit was announced by the office of President Petro Poroshenko, has been the front man for U.S. policy...

    Momentum with Man United as Liverpool heads to Old Trafford
    Jan12

    Momentum with Man United as Liverpool heads to Old Trafford

    With Manchester United on their longest winning run in eight years, it’s tempting to conclude that a giant of English soccer is starting to resemble the force of old. Some perspective is needed, however, when assessing United’s nine straight victories in all competitions since Dec. 8. Only one of their opponents in that one-month...

    Rex Tillerson’s rough ride: Trump’s State nominee bobs and weaves, but can’t hide from his past
    Jan12

    Rex Tillerson’s rough ride: Trump’s State nominee bobs and weaves, but can’t hide from his past

    Secretary of State-designate Rex Tillerson testifies on Capitol Hill Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017, at his confirmation hearing (Credit: AP/J. Scott Applewhite)) On Wednesday morning Donald Trump held his first press conference since July. It was immediately clear this was not going to be the day he executed the long-awaited pivot to presidential...

    Solar power to rise from Chernobyl’s nuclear ashes
    Jan12

    Solar power to rise from Chernobyl’s nuclear ashes

    Chinese companies plan to spend $1bn building a giant solar farm on land contaminated by the nuclear disaster in Ukraine, reports Climate News NetworkIt was the worst nuclear accident in history, directly causing the deaths of 50 people, with at least an additional 4,000 fatalities believed to be caused by exposure to radiation.The 1986 explosion...

    ETAA settles disputes with foreign companies, restores $4.750m for members
    Jan12

    ETAA settles disputes with foreign companies, restores $4.750m for members

    The Egyptian Travel Agents Association (ETAA) restored $4.750m from foreign companies that stopped paying their dues to the Egyptian companies in the last year. According to a financial statement by the association, the ETAA concluded settlement agreements with a number of foreign companies to pay the dues of Egyptian companies. As a result, it...