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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Canada won’t drop sanctions in a tit-for-tat trade with Russia
    Jan11

    Canada won’t drop sanctions in a tit-for-tat trade with Russia

    The Russian government has sent a clear message to Canada: If you want us to drop sanctions against your new foreign affairs minister, you must return the favor. Canada sent a clearer message in response: No. In a statement to RIA-Novosti, a state-run broadcaster seen as a Kremlin mouthpiece, an unnamed source from the Russian Foreign Ministry...

    Outspoken Putin Critic Appointed Canada’s Foreign Minister
    Jan11

    Outspoken Putin Critic Appointed Canada’s Foreign Minister

    Canada’s Prime Minister has appointed an outspoken critic of Russian President Vladimir Putin as Foreign Minister. PM Justin Trudeau announced that former Trade Minister Chrystia Freeland will assume the office of top diplomat replacing Stéphane Dion. Chrystia Freeland is of Ukrainian origin and a former reporter of Reuters and Financial...

    Kerber has Serena in Aussie Open sights
    Jan11

    Kerber has Serena in Aussie Open sights

    World number one Angelique Kerber spearheads a host of dangerous players looking to halt Serena Williams’ bid for an Open-era record 23rd Grand Slam title at the Australian Open next week. The German left-hander stunned the American powerhouse at Melbourne Park last year, upsetting her in the final and ultimately dethroning her as the top...

    Rex Tillerson dodges hot questions on climate change, Russian lobbying
    Jan11

    Rex Tillerson dodges hot questions on climate change, Russian lobbying

    (Credit: AP) Rex Tillerson, the Exxon Mobil CEO tapped to be secretary of state by President-elect Donald Trump, was evasive in his replies to questions about climate change and Russian lobbying during his confirmation hearing on Wednesday. When asked about how much Exxon Mobil knew about climate change, Tillerson replied, “Since I’m no...

    Rex Tillerson confirmation hearing for secretary of state liveblog #5
    Jan11

    Rex Tillerson confirmation hearing for secretary of state liveblog #5

    It goes on. x YouTube Video Wednesday, Jan 11, 2017 · 7:24:42 PM +00:00 · Mark Sumner The afternoon …read more Source: Daily...

    Rex Tillerson Takes Tougher Stance on Russia at Secretary of State Confirmation Hearing
    Jan11

    Rex Tillerson Takes Tougher Stance on Russia at Secretary of State Confirmation Hearing

    Tillerson supported Ukraine’s claim on Crimea but said he hadn’t discussed Russia with Donald Trump. …read more Source:...

    Pro Wrestling League: Haryana enter semis; unwell Sakshi skips tie
    Jan11

    Pro Wrestling League: Haryana enter semis; unwell Sakshi skips tie

    With star India wrestler Sakshi Malik missing from action, Delhi Sultans campaign in the second season of Pro Wrestling League ended as they slumped to their third consecutive defeat, losing 2-5 to Haryana Hammers, who in turn made it to semifinals, in New Delhi on Wednesday. It was not an auspicious start for Delhi Sultans as the spectators were...

    Trump says he’d never do bad things in hotels because he, as hotel guy, knows hotel rooms are bugged
    Jan11

    Trump says he’d never do bad things in hotels because he, as hotel guy, knows hotel rooms are bugged

    One of the more surreal moments of the truly bizarre Trump performance we just were subjected to—which was akin to watching a drugged-up bear pretend to ride an imaginary unicycle while juggling imaginary flaming bowling pins—was our actual, honest-to-God President-Elect denying that he would be stupid enough to hire prostitutes to pee on him on...

    Spain govt accepts responsibility for 2003 military plane crash
    Jan11

    Spain govt accepts responsibility for 2003 military plane crash

    Spain’s defence ministry took political responsibility for the first time on Wednesday for a 2003 air accident which killed 62 Spanish soldiers as they were returning from Afghanistan. “There are reparations that are not economic, which have to do with recognition,” Defence Minister Maria Dolores de Cospedal told radio Cadena Cope a day...

    The one problem with Justin Trudeau’s new team
    Jan11

    The one problem with Justin Trudeau’s new team

    Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, middle, holds a press conference as he’s joined by his newly sworn in ministers on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Tuesday, Jan 10, 2017. (Sean Kilpatrick/CP) Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s top-tier team makeover on Tuesday adds and elevates a great deal of gravitas, fresh energy and intellectual heft...