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    Latvian expert takes helm at Ukraine’s Sea Ports Authority
    Jan11

    Latvian expert takes helm at Ukraine’s Sea Ports Authority

    A Latvian expert on port operations, Raivis Veckagans has been appointed as the acting head of the Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority, the Ukrainian Ministry of Infrastructure announced. …read more Source:...

    Ukrainian efforts to sabotage Trump backfire
    Jan11

    Ukrainian efforts to sabotage Trump backfire

    Donald Trump wasn’t the only presidential candidate whose campaign was boosted by officials of a former Soviet bloc country. Ukrainian government officials tried to help Hillary Clinton and undermine Trump by publicly questioning his fitness for office. They also disseminated documents implicating a top Trump aide in corruption and...

    Australian Open: Kerber has Serena in her sights
    Jan11

    Australian Open: Kerber has Serena in her sights

    The German left-hander stunned the American powerhouse at Melbourne Park last year, upsetting her in the final. 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...

    Ukrainian efforts to sabotage Trump backfire
    Jan11

    Ukrainian efforts to sabotage Trump backfire

    Donald Trump wasn’t the only presidential candidate whose campaign was boosted by officials of a former Soviet bloc country.Ukrainian government officials tried to help Hillary Clinton and undermine Trump by publicly questioning his fitness for office. They also disseminated documents implicating a top Trump aide in corruption and suggested...

    A Brief Guide to Rex Tillerson’s Controversial Foreign Ties
    Jan11

    A Brief Guide to Rex Tillerson’s Controversial Foreign Ties

    When Rex Tillerson goes before the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations on Wednesday for his confirmation hearings to become the next secretary of state, he’ll likely face standard questions a range of international issues including the Israeli-Palestinian peace process, Syria, and tensions in the South China Sea. But the committee has...

    World War II Monument Defaced In Ukraine’s Lviv Region
    Jan11

    World War II Monument Defaced In Ukraine’s Lviv Region

    A monument in western Ukraine honoring the memory of some 900 people who were massacred during World War II has been severely damaged by unknown vandals. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    End of EU-Ukraine love affair? Kiev and Brussels fall out over visa-free travel
    Jan11

    End of EU-Ukraine love affair? Kiev and Brussels fall out over visa-free travel

    UKRAINE-EU relations are set to reach a tipping point as talks over a deal allowing Ukrainians visa-free travel in the bloc stall. …read more Source:...

    Think reporting on Trump is hard? Try being a journalist in Donetsk
    Jan11

    Think reporting on Trump is hard? Try being a journalist in Donetsk

    When war came to my city in eastern Ukraine, it was hard – but vital – for people like me to stay objectiveWhen I started working as a journalist in my native city of Donetsk I never imagined that war would come to town, until the day it did. In the spring of 2014 tanks and pro-Russia separatists showed up on the streets of the city, which was...

    World Bank Sees 1.5 Percent GDP Growth In Russia For 2017
    Jan11

    World Bank Sees 1.5 Percent GDP Growth In Russia For 2017

    The World Bank is predicting 1.5 percent growth in Russia’s gross domestic product in 2017 and sees a gain of 1.7 percent in 2018 and 1.8 percent the following year, helped by increases in commodity prices. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Tillerson to Address Russia, NATO in Opening Statement to Senate
    Jan11

    Tillerson to Address Russia, NATO in Opening Statement to Senate

    President-elect Donald Trump’s secretary of state nominee, Rex Tillerson, is expected to address relations with Russia and China’s island-building in the South China Sea during his Senate confirmation hearing Wednesday morning. The Trump transition team released the opening statement Tillerson plans to present to the Senate panel....