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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    When Protest Fails
    Jan22

    When Protest Fails

    The signs were so clever.“We shall overcomb.”“Viva la vulva.”“I MAKE THE BEST SIGNS I REALLY DO EVERYONS SAYS SO THEY’RE TERRIFIC.”Someone even made a papier-mâché vagina dentata.The people were so cheerful and happy to be with one another, forgetting the cold and enjoying what often seemed less like a protest and more like a block party....

    Inside a meeting of the minds of Europe’s most powerful nationalists
    Jan22

    Inside a meeting of the minds of Europe’s most powerful nationalists

    AfD (Alternative for Germany) chairwoman Frauke Petry, right, Far-right leader and candidate for next spring presidential elections Marine le Pen from France, center, and Dutch populist anti-Islam lawmaker Geert Wilders stand together after their speeches at a meeting of European Nationalists in Koblenz, Germany, Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017. (Michael...

    Trump Blames his Rift With the CIA on the Media
    Jan22

    Trump Blames his Rift With the CIA on the Media

    On his first full day in office, President Donald Trump spoke at the Central Intelligence Agency’s headquarters, standing in front of the Agency’s memorial to its fallen officers, and sought to mend his tumultuous relationship with Langley. Yet he [[definitely]] never said the word “sorry,” to federal intelligence agencies for the...

    A Change in the Law Will Help Russian Domestic Abusers Get Off Scot-Free
    Jan21

    A Change in the Law Will Help Russian Domestic Abusers Get Off Scot-Free

    Image: Domestic violence. Stock Photo. Pixabay.com When the Soviet Union fell apart in the early 1990s, many who had chafed under the Communist system’s lack of freedoms hoped for the dawning of a new day. A sizable chunk of women hoped that the fall of the Soviet system would give them better opportunities and usher in legislation to...

    Kyiv Urges Trump to Keep Sanctions on Russia
    Jan21

    Kyiv Urges Trump to Keep Sanctions on Russia

    Ukrainian Defense Minister Stepan Poltorak has urged U.S. President Donald Trump to continue providing his crisis-stricken country with political and military assistance, urging Trump to continue sanctions against Russia to deter “further escalation” of the war in eastern Ukraine by the Kremlin. …read more Source: Radio Free...

    ‘Strong US role at the UN needed’
    Jan21

    ‘Strong US role at the UN needed’

    South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley, nominated to be the next US ambassador to the UN, outlined her vision of a strong US role in the human rights institution at a confirmation hearing today. Noting her potential role as a “fresh set of eyes” and an “outsider”, Haley highlighted the need for a strong US leadership position at the UN. “When...

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko to shut Russian candy plant
    Jan21

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko to shut Russian candy plant

    …read more Source: Taipei...

    Kremlin Hopes for Rapport With US, But Differences Will Stay 
    Jan21

    Kremlin Hopes for Rapport With US, But Differences Will Stay 

    MOSCOW – Russian President Vladimir Putin’s spokesman voiced hope for a constructive dialogue with President Donald Trump’s administration in comments broadcast Saturday, but warned that differences will remain. Dmitry Peskov said in an interview with state Rossiya television that it would be an “illusion” to expect...

    An appeal to U.S. Ukrainians: Stop Tillerson’s confirmation
    Jan21

    An appeal to U.S. Ukrainians: Stop Tillerson’s confirmation

    Following are excerpts from the editorial that appeared in the January 1-18 edition of Ukrainian News, based in Edmonton, Alberta. Of all of President-elect Donald Trump’s actions preceding his inauguration, none is more ominous for Ukraine than the decision to nominate Exxon Mobile CEO Rex Tillerson as secretary of state. When you include...

    Biden’s last visit to Kyiv as vice-president is viewed as symbolic and cautionary
    Jan21

    Biden’s last visit to Kyiv as vice-president is viewed as symbolic and cautionary

    KYIV – Joe Biden’s sixth and last visit to Ukraine as America’s vice-president on January 16 was more symbolic and consultative in nature, Ukrainian experts said just five days before a new president is inaugurated in Washington. In his fifth visit since the Euro-Maidan Revolution, Mr. Biden, 74, came to show that America isn’t...