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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Trump puts Chinese ties at risk while wooing Russia
    Dec13

    Trump puts Chinese ties at risk while wooing Russia

    WASHINGTON (AFP) – With a few apparently off-the-cuff comments, US President-elect Donald Trump has threatened Washingtons cautious understanding with China while touting an unlikely new detente with Russia.The United States and China, the worlds two greatest economies and rivals for the leadership role in the Pacific, are often at...

    Police in Ukraine arrest suspects who blackmailed Estonian businessman
    Dec12

    Police in Ukraine arrest suspects who blackmailed Estonian businessman

    Ukrainian law enforcement authorities conducted a series of arrests and searches to detain members of an organized criminal group in Zatoka, a Black Sea resort in southern Ukraine, who attempted to extort money from Estonian investor Marcel Vichmann, writes LETA/BNS accordind to the news portal Kyivpost said. …read more Source: The Baltic...

    Dutch aim to stop military and financial aid to Ukraine
    Dec12

    Dutch aim to stop military and financial aid to Ukraine

    Ukraine will not get financial or military support from the EU, according to a proposal that the Dutch government wants to discuss with EU leaders at a summit on Thursday. The proposed agreement “reaffirms cooperation with Ukraine in the fields of security” but “it does not contain an obligation for the Union...

    Syrian forces enter ‘final stage’ of Aleppo conquest
    Dec12

    Syrian forces enter ‘final stage’ of Aleppo conquest

    With rebels holding onto less than one percent of eastern Aleppo, the Syrian army said it is close to declaring victory. Amid allegations of war crimes, the EU’s top diplomat said it would not impose sanctions on Russia. …read more Source:...

    The Temptation of a “Grand Bargain”
    Dec12

    The Temptation of a “Grand Bargain”

    Great-power rivalries are recurrent in history, and once in place, they endure until one side gives up the fight (e.g., the Soviet Union) or is defeated in a war (e.g., Kaiser’s Germany). The risks associated with such competitions often lead to an understandable temptation: Why remain locked in a struggle when perhaps a grand bargain may...

    One Man Party’s 4th Edition to Feature Foreign D&B Guru
    Dec12

    One Man Party’s 4th Edition to Feature Foreign D&B Guru

    Bulgaria’s capital Sofia is to host the One Man Party musical marathon for the fourth time on Friday, with iconic D&B musician Limewax to join the 7-h-long performance, organizers say. One Man Party, scheduled for December 16, will showcase four projects of the electronic music producer and DJ Ivan Shopov. Shopov will be joined by...

    Global Conflicts to Watch in 2017
    Dec12

    Global Conflicts to Watch in 2017

    Over the last several years, concern about a particular threat to the United States has been steadily rising in a survey of American foreign-policy experts and government officials by the Council on Foreign Relations. On an annual basis, hundreds of respondents estimate the likelihood and impact on U.S. interests of 30 possible conflicts in the...

    Compact World Cup can be ‘forerunner’ for future: Pearce
    Dec12

    Compact World Cup can be ‘forerunner’ for future: Pearce

    During a career that spans five decades, English football legend Stuart Pearce has travelled the globe for major international tournaments as a player, a manager, a coach and a fan – and says the concept of a compact FIFA World Cup would become the norm for future editions. Pearce, who was in Doha to attend the Soccerex Asian Forum, spoke...

    Here’s what America needs to know about Trump and Russia
    Dec12

    Here’s what America needs to know about Trump and Russia

    This weekend we finally learned the CIA’s professional conclusion about Russia’s involvement in our presidential elections: Russia hacked both the Democratic Party and the Clinton campaign, and the goal was to help Trump win. And the CIA isn’t out on a limb here: both the Director of National Intelligence, who...

    Pro-Russian separatists eject DW journalists from Donetsk
    Dec12

    Pro-Russian separatists eject DW journalists from Donetsk

    Despite issuing DW a press pass and promising an interview, Donetsk armed guards turned the team away at their border. The team was held for a hour before being sent back into Kyiv-controlled territory. …read more Source:...