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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    What’s So Great About American World Leadership?
    Nov23

    What’s So Great About American World Leadership?

    How has America come to elect a president who so starkly repudiated decades’ worth of the largely bipartisan vision of U.S. global leadership? And if that vision won’t be the basis of American foreign policy in the 21st century, what will replace it?The big message of 2016 is that large numbers of American voters, Democrat and...

    Automatic border control in Minsk airport now available to citizens of Russia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan
    Nov23

    Automatic border control in Minsk airport now available to citizens of Russia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan

    In the past the option was available only to Belarusians. Now citizens of Russia, Ukraine, and Kazakhstan can go through border control procedures with assistance of a human border service officer or on their own by choosing a separate border control queue that relies on a digital gateway software and hardware complex. …read more Source:...

    Germany, France seek four-way talks on eastern Ukraine conflict on November 29
    Nov23

    Germany, France seek four-way talks on eastern Ukraine conflict on November 29

    BERLIN/KIEV – Germany and France have invited Ukraine and Russia to meet in Minsk next week for four-way talks aimed at kick-starting peace talks on the crisis in eastern Ukraine, German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said on Wednesday. … …read more Source:...

    The election probably wasn’t hacked. But Clinton should request recounts just in case.
    Nov23

    The election probably wasn’t hacked. But Clinton should request recounts just in case.

    Earlier this year, US intelligence agencies blamed the Russian government for leaking emails stolen from senior Democrats in an attempt to influence the US election. We also know that someone — likely the Russian government — tried to hack voting infrastructure in Ukraine to change the outcome of the election there. So could the Russian...

    Ukraine appoints young woman to lead purge of bureaucrats
    Nov23

    Ukraine appoints young woman to lead purge of bureaucrats

    MINSK, Belarus (AP) — Ukraine’s justice minister has appointed a 23-year-old law graduate to lead a campaign to purge officials tainted by corruption of the ousted regime, a second woman in her early 20s with little experience appointed for a top job in the past week. The “lustration” — the term in Eastern Europe for a post-communist...

    The dawn of the strongman era is here
    Nov23

    The dawn of the strongman era is here

    Chinese President Xi Jinping shakes hands with Russian President Vladimir Putin to the G20 Summit. (Lintao Zhang/Getty Images) Nothing signalled the Trudeau government’s surprise at Donald Trump’s victory more clearly than the snap offer to open negotiations on NAFTA. “We’re ready to come to the table,” Canada’s ambassador...

    Germany says aiming for new Ukraine talks in Minsk next Tuesday
    Nov23

    Germany says aiming for new Ukraine talks in Minsk next Tuesday

    BERLIN – Germany’s foreign minister said on Wednesday that he and his French counterpart had invited the foreign ministers of Russia and Ukraine to meet in Minsk next week in another push to revive peace talks on the crisis in eastern Ukraine. … …read more Source:...

    Putin says Ukraine’s detention of Russian soldiers is ‘perfidy’
    Nov23

    Putin says Ukraine’s detention of Russian soldiers is ‘perfidy’

    MOSCOW – The detention this week of two Russian servicemen near the border with Ukraine was an act of “perfidy” by the Kiev authorities, Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday…. …read more Source:...

    Russian tankers accused of flouting EU sanctions
    Nov23

    Russian tankers accused of flouting EU sanctions

    At least two Russian tanker ships on Tuesday smuggled jet fuel into Syria by way of Cypriot ports, violating EU sanctions regime, reported Reuters. The Russian defense ministry claimed EU restrictions did not apply to Syria-based military aircraft and refueled its warplanes that continue its bombing campaign of opposition-held areas in support of...

    Germany, France propose meeting on Ukraine next week
    Nov23

    Germany, France propose meeting on Ukraine next week

    Frank-Walter Steinmeier told the Parliament that he and Jean-Marc Ayrault made the proposal to meet in Minsk, the capital of Belarus. …read more Source:...