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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Russian rejection of ICC mirrors US stance
    Nov17

    Russian rejection of ICC mirrors US stance

    WASHINGTON, D.C.: The United States expressed regret on Wednesday (Thursday in Manila) that Russia had withdrawn from the International Criminal Court — 14 years after Washington made exactly the same decision. While Washington accuses Russian forces of brutal crimes in Syria and Ukraine, it does not accept the jurisdiction of the court over its...

    Lukashenko about conflict in Ukraine: There will be no winners in that war
    Nov17

    Lukashenko about conflict in Ukraine: There will be no winners in that war

    “I have recently told Vladimir Vladimirovich (Putin. – BelTA’s note) that it is needed to do something to start a reverse process and restore the relations. There will be no winners in that war,” Alexander Lukashenko said. “It is needed to improve the situation today. We are ready to play any role to restore peace there.” …read more...

    Ukrainian PM Praises Economy, Pledges To Raise Pensions, Wages
    Nov17

    Ukrainian PM Praises Economy, Pledges To Raise Pensions, Wages

    Ukraine’s prime minister has said the country’s economic situation has improved and the government intends to increase pensions and wages. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine’s Top File-Hosting Site Closes Amid Cyberpolice Crackdown
    Nov17

    Ukraine’s Top File-Hosting Site Closes Amid Cyberpolice Crackdown

    Ukraine’s largest file-hosting website has said it will close as the country’s cyberpolice crack down on Internet services allowing copyrighted music, video, and software to be illegally downloaded. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ongoing operation in Syria does not include Aleppo, claims Russia
    Nov17

    Ongoing operation in Syria does not include Aleppo, claims Russia

    Russia’s deputy foreign minister claimed on Wednesday that the ongoing military operation in Syria does not include Aleppo. Sergei Ryabkov also noted that Russian air strikes hit their targets “precisely,” Moheet.com has reported. Quoting Russia Today, the Egyptian news website stressed that the strikes are currently concentrated on Idlib...

    After Russia, Duterte moots Philippines’ withdrawal from ‘useless’ international court
    Nov17

    After Russia, Duterte moots Philippines’ withdrawal from ‘useless’ international court

    PHILIPPINE President Rodrigo Duterte has suggested walking in Russia’s footsteps by staging a pullout from the International Criminal Court (ICC), saying the tribunal has not done enough to help smaller nations like his that are wracked by injustices. The Filipino leader known for making controversial remarks against international groupings...

    Obama to meet Merkel in Germany, top trade partner and ally
    Nov17

    Obama to meet Merkel in Germany, top trade partner and ally

    BERLIN (AP) — President Barack Obama is stressing a message of solidarity on his final visit to Germany — a top trade partner, key NATO ally and home to thousands of American troops, as well as a nation critical to solving Europe’s migrant crisis and debt woes. Obama arrived Wednesday night in Berlin from Greece, making his sixth and final...

    Ukraine war: mothers in search of disappeared sons
    Nov17

    Ukraine war: mothers in search of disappeared sons

    “I just need to find him. I know he is still alive somewhere.” …read more Source: AL...

    Ukrainians worry they’re the big losers in the U.S. election
    Nov17

    Ukrainians worry they’re the big losers in the U.S. election

    Trump’s friendliness toward Russia doesn’t play well in Kiev, but some are looking for a bright side. …read more Source: The Washington...

    International Criminal Court: Russian rejection of ICC mirrors US stance
    Nov17

    International Criminal Court: Russian rejection of ICC mirrors US stance

    US investigations concluded that the Bush administration's "enhanced interrogation techniques" were unlawful. The United States expressed regret Wednesday that Russia had withdrawn from the International Criminal Court — 14 years after Washington made exactly the same decision.While Washington accuses Russian forces of brutal...