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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Moscow: US defense policy ‘direct threat’ to Russia
    Dec27

    Moscow: US defense policy ‘direct threat’ to Russia

    Russia considers the U.S. decision to supply arms to anti-government rebels in Syria a “hostile” act, the country’s Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said in a statement released Tuesday. Referring to the $600-plus billion National Defense Authorization Act that U.S. President Barack Obama signed into law earlier this month,Â...

    How Rex Tillerson got his lesson on Iraq
    Dec27

    How Rex Tillerson got his lesson on Iraq

    In 2013, Rex Tillerson flew to Baghdad for a rescue mission: to save Exxon Mobil’s access to some of the world’s largest deposits of oil.That trip to meet then-Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki came more than a year after the Exxon CEO had enraged Baghdad by signing a deal with the Kurdish regional government to drill in the...

    Israel says ‘reducing’ ties with nations over UN vote
    Dec27

    Israel says ‘reducing’ ties with nations over UN vote

    JERUSALEM: Israel’s foreign ministry said Tuesday the country was “reducing” ties with nations that voted for last week’s UN Security Council resolution demanding a halt to settlement building in Palestinian territory. Refuting reports that ties had been suspended, foreign ministry spokesman Emmanuel Nahshon said in a message to...

    Eurobank concludes sale of Ukrainian unit
    Dec27

    Eurobank concludes sale of Ukrainian unit

    Greece’s Eurobank has concluded the sale of its Ukrainian unit Universal Bank to Ukraine’s financial group TAS Group, it said on Tuesday. …read more Source:...

    140 Ukrainian olim land in Israel on ‘Freedom Flight’
    Dec27

    140 Ukrainian olim land in Israel on ‘Freedom Flight’

    Jewish refugees from the Donbass region still comprise a significant portion of those headed to Israel from Ukraine. …read more Source: The Jerusalem...

    Kazakhstan, Russia sign new cooperation agreement for Baikonur spaceport
    Dec27

    Kazakhstan, Russia sign new cooperation agreement for Baikonur spaceport

    ASTANA (TCA) — Kazakhstan and Russia signed a concept of cooperation at Kazakhstan’s Baikonur space launch complex following talks between Russian President Vladimir Putin and Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev in St. Petersburg on December 26, TASS news agency reported. The document was signed by Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry...

    Parts of crashed Russian plane found in Black Sea
    Dec27

    Parts of crashed Russian plane found in Black Sea

    Russian rescuers found Monday the first parts of the Syria-bound military plane that plunged into the Black Sea, as officials dismissed terrorism as a possible cause of the crash that killed all 92 people on board. The Tu-154 jet, whose passengers included more than 60 members of the internationally-renowned Red Army Choir, was heading to...

    Barack Backhands Bibi
    Dec27

    Barack Backhands Bibi

    Did the community organizer from Harvard Law just deliver some personal payback to the IDF commando? So it would seem. By abstaining on that Security Council resolution declaring Israeli settlements in the West Bank and East Jerusalem illegal and invalid, raged Bibi Netanyahu, President Obama “failed to protect Israel in this gang-up at the UN,...

    Most powerful photographs of 2016
    Dec27

    Most powerful photographs of 2016

    The world’s best photojournalists this year turned their lenses on glory and gore; on hope and despair; and more than in recent memory, on voters determined to enact change. What’s changed since this time last year? Britain is leaving the European Union, and no one is quite sure what comes next. U.S. President Barack Obama is leaving...

    A day in the life of Nariman Dzhelyal
    Dec27

    A day in the life of Nariman Dzhelyal

    SIMFEROPOL, Crimea — The day starts with traditional coffee. Nariman Dzhelyal’s parents wave him off, just like any couple watching their son leave for the office. But Dzhelyal no longer has an office. And every time he leaves home, in a village just outside Simferopol, Crimea, his parents wonder if he’ll...