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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    The shape of charges to come?
    Oct02

    The shape of charges to come?

    When the news broke last week about the specific documents sought by Robert Mueller, the special counsel heading the federal investigation into Russia’s role in the 2016 election and whether Donald Trump’s campaign colluded with the Kremlin, a chill fell over Trump’s already jittery White House. The documents to be turned over...

    Konta thrashed in first round
    Oct01

    Konta thrashed in first round

    The China Open claimed its first high-profile victims yesterday with Britain’s Johanna Konta and Svetlana Kuznetsova of Russia falling to surprise defeats in the first round. The sixth seed Konta, who reached last year’s final, appeared woefully short of confidence in getting thrashed by Romania’s unseeded Monica Niculescu 6-1,...

    Russia’s 10-year gold itch sends hoard to highest of Putin’s era
    Oct01

    Russia’s 10-year gold itch sends hoard to highest of Putin’s era

    Vladimir Putin is doing his part to keep the upswing in gold alive.Since the Russian president went on a geopolitical offensive in Ukraine in 2014, the haven asset had its first annual gain in four years in 2016 and is on track for another in 2017. A beneficiary of economic and political perils from North Korea to Brexit, it’s among the...

    Shenzhen Open: Goffin tastes glory at tournament
    Oct01

    Shenzhen Open: Goffin tastes glory at tournament

    It was seventh time lucky for David Goffin after the Belgian beat Alexandr Dolgopolov over three sets to win the Shenzhen Open on Sunday. It was seventh time lucky for David Goffin after the Belgian beat Alexandr Dolgopolov over three sets to win the Shenzhen Open on Sunday.The world number 12 Goffin tasted defeat in his last six finals, a bitter...

    Polish cut in retirement age comes into force, bucking European trend
    Oct01

    Polish cut in retirement age comes into force, bucking European trend

    Poland lowers its retirement age on Sunday, a costly election promise by the ruling conservatives which goes against a European trend of gradually increasing the pension age as people live longer and stay more healthy. Lowering the age to 60 for women and 65 for men is popular in particular among supporters of the governing right-wing Law and...

    Taiwan wins 50 medals, 6 special prizes at Ukraine invention show
    Oct01

    Taiwan wins 50 medals, 6 special prizes at Ukraine invention show

    Taipei, Oct. 1 (CNA) Taiwan won a total of 50 medals and six special prizes at a just-concluded international invention exhibition in Ukraine, taking second place in medal standing among all participating groups from over 20 countries, a Taipei-based invention society said Sunday. …read more Source: Focus...

    Note to Correspondents: Voluntary Compact on Preventing and Addressing Sexual Exploitation and Abuse
    Oct01

    Note to Correspondents: Voluntary Compact on Preventing and Addressing Sexual Exploitation and Abuse

    Voluntary compact on preventing sexual exploitation and abuse. Secretary-General António Guterres. UN Photo/Mark Garten (file)The United Nations is grateful to the many Member States that have already answered the call by Secretary-General António Guterres to sign onto a Voluntary Compact on preventing and addressing sexual exploitation and...

    Russia Ranks 38th On Competitiveness List; Kazakhstan 57th
    Oct01

    Russia Ranks 38th On Competitiveness List; Kazakhstan 57th

    Russia has led its partners in the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) with the highest ranking among the group in the World Economic Forum (WEF) 2017-18 Global Competitiveness Report. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia Denies Ukrainian Allegations It Left Troops In Belarus
    Oct01

    Russia Denies Ukrainian Allegations It Left Troops In Belarus

    Russia has denied allegations from Ukraine that it left troops behind in Belarus after staging military exercises there, despite Moscow’s pledge not to do so. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Poland Keeps Election Promise, Lowers Retirement Age
    Oct01

    Poland Keeps Election Promise, Lowers Retirement Age

    Poland lowers its retirement age Sunday, a costly election promise by the ruling conservatives that goes against a European trend of gradually increasing the pension age as people live longer and stay more healthy. Lowering the age to 60 for women and 65 for men is popular in particular among supporters of the governing right-wing Law and Justice...