: :inin Kyiv (EET)

Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Trump hails Putin for declining to retaliate against US move to expel diplomats
    Dec31

    Trump hails Putin for declining to retaliate against US move to expel diplomats

    President-elect Donald Trump has hailed the Russian President Vladimir Putin for declining retaliation against the latest moves by the Obama administration to expel diplomats. The Russian President declined to respond to Obama administration’s move after the country’s foreign minister Sergei Lavrov suggested that several US diplomats...

    Putin refuses to expel US diplomats, Trump applauds
    Dec31

    Putin refuses to expel US diplomats, Trump applauds

    President-elect Donald Trump on Friday praised President Vladimir Putin for refraining from tit-for-tat expulsions of Americans in response to US punitive measures over alleged Russian interference in the November election. Putin’s decision came despite the foreign ministry asking him to send home 35 US diplomats after President Barack...

    Trump praises Putin for holding back in U.S.-Russia spy dispute
    Dec31

    Trump praises Putin for holding back in U.S.-Russia spy dispute

    FILE PHOTOS: Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin (REUTERS) U.S. President-elect Donald Trump on Friday praised Russian President Vladimir Putin for refraining from retaliation in a dispute over spying and cyber attacks, in another sign that the Republican plans to patch up badly frayed relations with Moscow. Putin earlier on Friday said he would not...

    Trump praises Putin for holding back in US-Russia spy dispute
    Dec31

    Trump praises Putin for holding back in US-Russia spy dispute

    US President-elect Donald Trump in Palm Beach, Florida, US, on December 21, 2016. Photo: Reuters PALM BEACH / MOSCOW: US President-elect Donald Trump on Friday praised Russian President Vladimir Putin for refraining from retaliation in a dispute over spying and cyber attacks, in another sign that the Republican plans to patch up badly frayed...

    U.S. Senators Vow No ‘Faustian Bargain’ With Russia, Pledge To Target Putin ‘Harder’
    Dec31

    U.S. Senators Vow No ‘Faustian Bargain’ With Russia, Pledge To Target Putin ‘Harder’

    Senator John McCain says that the United States will not strike a “Faustian bargain” with Russian President Vladimir Putin, amid speculation that President-elect Donald Trump could scrap sanctions in a bid to improve ties. Speaking in an exclusive interview with Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty’s Ukrainian Service in Kyiv Friday, along with...

    In Ukraine, Three US Senators Take Hard Line on Russia
    Dec31

    In Ukraine, Three US Senators Take Hard Line on Russia

    In an exclusive interview with Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty’s Ukrainian Service in Kyiv Friday, Senator John McCain, R-Ariz., along with two other U.S. senators, said any possible deal with Putin “would interfere with and undermine the freedom and democracies that exist today.” …read more Source: Voice of...

    European cities ramp up security for New Year after Berlin attack
    Dec31

    European cities ramp up security for New Year after Berlin attack

    Armed French soldiers patrol at the Louvre Museum as emergency security measures continue ahead of New Year’s eve celebrations in and around the French capital, in Paris, France, on December 30, 2016. Photo: Reuters BERLIN/PARIS: European capitals tightened security on Friday ahead of New Year’s celebrations, erecting concrete...

    US aims to draw line with Russia over hacking
    Dec31

    US aims to draw line with Russia over hacking

    WASHINGTON: With reprisals against Russia over what it says was meddling in the US presidential election, the Obama administration aims to draw a virtual line in the sand without sparking a war – cyber or otherwise. The measures announced Thursday by President Barack Obama, who accused Moscow of “efforts to harm US interests,” include...

    Putin refuses to expel US diplomats, Trump applauds
    Dec31

    Putin refuses to expel US diplomats, Trump applauds

    MOSCOW: Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday ruled out tit-for-tat expulsions of Americans in response to US sanctions over alleged cyberattacks, a move that won plaudits from President-elect Donald Trump. Putin’s decision came despite the foreign ministry asking him to send home 35 US diplomats after President Barack Obama had turfed...

    Trump praises Putin for holding back in US-Russia spy dispute
    Dec31

    Trump praises Putin for holding back in US-Russia spy dispute

    PALM BEACH, Fla. / MOSCOW: US President-elect Donald Trump on Friday praised Russian President Vladimir Putin for refraining from retaliation in a dispute over spying and cyber attacks, in another sign that the Republican plans to patch up badly frayed relations with Moscow. Putin earlier on Friday said he would not hit back for the US expulsion...