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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Russia Baiters and Putin Haters
    Jul14

    Russia Baiters and Putin Haters

    “Is Russia an enemy of the United States?” NBC’s Kasie Hunt demanded of Ted Cruz. Replied the runner-up for the GOP nomination, “Russia is a significant adversary. Putin is a KGB thug.” To Hillary Clinton running mate Tim Kaine, the revelation that Donald Trump Jr., entertained an offer from the Russians for dirt on Clinton could be...

    Kiev hosts EU-Ukraine summit
    Jul14

    Kiev hosts EU-Ukraine summit

    The presidents of the European Council and the European Commission have visited the Ukrainian capital Kiev for the 19th international summit. …read more Source:...

    Nato warns Russia to honour war games promises 
    Jul14

    Nato warns Russia to honour war games promises 

    BRUSSELS: Nato chief Jens Stoltenberg on Thursday welcomed Russian reassurances about a major upcoming military exercise that has deeply worried the allies, but warned Moscow must live up to its commitments. Speaking after a “frank” meeting between Russia’s Nato ambassador and envoys from the 28-nation alliance, Stoltenberg said both sides...

    The deadly risk of standing up to Putin
    Jul14

    The deadly risk of standing up to Putin

    Find all of the stories in our series, Inside Putin’s Russia JUDY WOODRUFF: We return to our series Inside Putin’s Russia — tonight, the fate of some of the Kremlin’s opponents. According to one study, in the past three years, 38 prominent Russians have been murdered or died suspiciously. The high mortality rate among some...

    Corruption Undermining Ukraine’s Progress, EU’s Juncker Says
    Jul14

    Corruption Undermining Ukraine’s Progress, EU’s Juncker Says

    Corruption is undermining all efforts to rebuild Ukraine in line with European Union norms, European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker said on Thursday, as President Petro Poroshenko vowed to pursue ever-closer integration with the bloc. Juncker and European Council President Donald Tusk were in Kyiv for a 24-hour summit with Poroshenko...

    Trump, Macron Look Past Differences on Paris Climate Pact 
    Jul14

    Trump, Macron Look Past Differences on Paris Climate Pact 

    PARIS – President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron set aside lingering differences on climate change during their meeting in France on Thursday, asserting that it shouldn’t prevent them from working together toward a post-war roadmap for Syria and to enhance Mideast security. Trump, standing alongside Macron at a news...

    Tillerson confirms U.S. support for Ukraine,  appoints special envoy for peace negotiations
    Jul14

    Tillerson confirms U.S. support for Ukraine, appoints special envoy for peace negotiations

    KYIV – U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s visit on July 9 re-affirmed America’s consistent policy toward helping Ukraine preserve sovereignty amid a prolonged war with Russia that has killed more than 10,100 people and severed 7 percent of the country’s territory. Speaking after Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, Mr....

    NATO chief calls on Russia to remove “thousands of troops” from Ukraine
    Jul14

    NATO chief calls on Russia to remove “thousands of troops” from Ukraine

    KYIV – NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg has affirmed the alliance’s “unwavering support” for Ukraine’s territorial integrity and has called on Russia to remove its “thousands of soldiers from Ukraine and stop supporting the militants with command-and-control and military equipment.” Mr. Stoltenberg made the comments in Kyiv...

    Capitol Hill reception marks 20th anniversary of Congressional Ukrainian Caucus
    Jul14

    Capitol Hill reception marks 20th anniversary of Congressional Ukrainian Caucus

    WASHINGTON – Among the major events that brought Ukraine into the spotlight in the U.S. capital in the middle of June – in addition to the visit here by President Petro Poroshenko and his meeting with President Donald Trump, and the visit a few days earlier by the chairman of Ukraine’s Parliament, Andriy Parubiy – […] …read more...

    UNA Organizing Report for 2016
    Jul14

    UNA Organizing Report for 2016

    UNA National Secretary Yuriy Symczyk was unanimously elected to the position on November 18, 2016, due to the unexpected passing of Christine Kozak, national secretary of the Ukrainian National Association since 2002. The following annual report prepared by Mr. Symczyk outlines the status of operations and highlights various initiatives that have...