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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Putin says Russia will end sanctions on Turkey gradually
    Aug09

    Putin says Russia will end sanctions on Turkey gradually

    ST PETERSBURG: Russia will phase out sanctions against Turkey step-by-step but the priority is to bring bilateral ties between the two countries to their pre-crisis level, Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday. Putin, after meeting with President Tayyip Erdogan, said the talks will have an important bearing on the future of...

    Nepali archer Muktan loses to India’s Das in Rio Olympics
    Aug09

    Nepali archer Muktan loses to India’s Das in Rio Olympics

    Jit Bahadur Muktan of Nepal competes during 2016 Rio Olympics of Archery Preliminary Men’s Individual 1/32 eliminations at Sambodromo in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on Tuesday, August 9, 2016. Photo: Reuters KATHMANDU: Nepali archer Jit Bahadur Muktan lost the round of 32 match of the men’s Individual Recurve 70m event in the Rio Olympics...

    If Trump Loses the Election, the First Week of August Will Be Blamed
    Aug09

    If Trump Loses the Election, the First Week of August Will Be Blamed

    He got away with racism and xenophobia, but insulting a gold star family may be Trump’s last straw. It turns out there’s a line that even Donald Trump can’t cross with impunity.In the course of the most bizarre 14 months in modern American political history, Trump has mocked a disabled reporter, insinuated that Mexican...

    Larry Wilmore Rips Trump’s Surrogates for Their Desperate Attempts to Make Him Seem Sane
    Aug09

    Larry Wilmore Rips Trump’s Surrogates for Their Desperate Attempts to Make Him Seem Sane

    “It’s like having to defend Jeffrey Dahmer…” Larry Wilmore, host of “The Nightly Show,” doesn’t know how much longer Trump’s surrogates can continue to defend their candidate’s inexcusable behavior. Following his feud with the Khan family, reluctance to endorse top GOP officials, and an interview...

    Ukraine Blames International Response to Georgia Crisis for Russian Intervention
    Aug09

    Ukraine Blames International Response to Georgia Crisis for Russian Intervention

    Russia’s 2014 interventions in Ukraine occurred because the international community did not punish it sufficiently for its military intervention in Georgia in 2008, Ukraine’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs has said. In 2008, a war of words erupted into armed confrontation between Georgia, Russian-backed separatists in Georgia’s...

    Guns Of August: Fears Of Full-Scale War Return As Casualties Mount In Ukraine
    Aug09

    Guns Of August: Fears Of Full-Scale War Return As Casualties Mount In Ukraine

    Fighting is flaring this summer in eastern Ukraine, where government forces and Russia-backed separatists are locked in a deadly standoff that is escalating two years after it began. Amid mounting casualties, there are fears an unraveling cease-fire could give way again to full-scale war. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Putin and Erdogan meet to mend ties after jet downing rift
    Aug09

    Putin and Erdogan meet to mend ties after jet downing rift

    SAINT PETERSBURG: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan jets into Russia on Tuesday for his first meeting with counterpart Vladimir Putin since the two strongmen leaders began healing a bitter feud over Ankara’s downing of a Russian warplane. Erdogan’s visit to Putin’s hometown of Saint Petersburg is also his first foreign trip...

    The Canadian Army and an African deployment
    Aug09

    The Canadian Army and an African deployment

    Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan is in Africa today on a fact-finding mission to collect information for an upcoming Canadian Forces mission to the region. Sajjan will visit the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda from August 9-16, the DND says. Sajjan will be accompanied by Lieutenant-General Roméo Dallaire...

    Think Tank Report: China Building Reinforced Hangars
    Aug09

    Think Tank Report: China Building Reinforced Hangars

    CSIS’ Asia Maritime Transparency Initiative has long been reporting on China’s aggressive land reclamation efforts in the South China Sea, publishing satellite photos and analysis that has tracked Beijing’s relentless progress. The think tank’s latest dispatch shows that China has not been deterred at all by the recent...

    Putin, Erdogan meet to mend strained ties
    Aug09

    Putin, Erdogan meet to mend strained ties

    SAINT PETERSBURG: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan jets into Russia on Tuesday for his first meeting with counterpart Vladimir Putin since the two strongmen leaders began healing a bitter feud over Ankara’s downing of a Russian warplane. Erdogan’s visit to Putin’s hometown of Saint Petersburg is also his first foreign trip...