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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    US must recognise Russia as a direct threat to global order
    Dec16

    US must recognise Russia as a direct threat to global order

    Allegations that the Russian government tried to influence America’s election are extraordinarily serious – “the political equivalent to 9/11,” according to Michael Morell, the former acting director of the CIA. The coming congressional investigation should be bipartisan and bicameral, and should focus not just on the election allegations...

    Netherlands ratify EU-Ukraine pact
    Dec16

    Netherlands ratify EU-Ukraine pact

    THE HAGUE: The Dutch government on Friday approved a draft law needed to ratify the EU’s historic pact with Ukraine after reaching a compromise with Brussels following a referendum in which Dutch voters rejected the deal. “We (the Dutch cabinet) find it is necessary to ratify this accord,” Prime Minister Mark Rutte said of the draft law,...

    No big breakthrough in Japan-Russia isles row
    Dec16

    No big breakthrough in Japan-Russia isles row

    Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Russian President Vladimir Putin wrapped up two days of talks, with numerous economic deals but no big breakthrough on a territorial row that has overshadowed ties since World War II.Putin was heading home with promises of economic co-operation after appearing to achieve what experts said was a key objective...

    George W. Bush called Corker to lobby for Tillerson
    Dec16

    George W. Bush called Corker to lobby for Tillerson

    President George W. Bush didn’t support Donald Trump in the election. But now that Trump has won the White House, the former president is helping him stock his cabinet. Bush called Senate Foreign Relations Chairman Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) this week to try and get Corker to support Trump’s nominee to be secretary of state, Rex Tillerson....

    The Lies You Are Being Told
    Dec16

    The Lies You Are Being Told

    Like Trump, you can dislike Bashar, dislike the Syrian system, and support the need for reform without allowing yourself to be sucked into this vortex of dishonesty put out by a media accusing everyone else of publishing fake news. By Jeremy Salt We are witnessing the rapid death of the ‘western’ mainstream media, over Russia, Trump and...

    Active Armenian Diaspora representatives awarded in Ukraine
    Dec16

    Active Armenian Diaspora representatives awarded in Ukraine

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    Barack Obama faces questions on Russian hacking, Donald Trump
    Dec16

    Barack Obama faces questions on Russian hacking, Donald Trump

    WASHINGTON _ President Barack Obama is expected to face questions about allegations of Russian interference in the U.S. election and about the fall of Aleppo in Syria when he holds his year-end news conference on Friday. Under pressure over Russian hacking, Obama will take questions from reporters just before departing for his annual family...

    The elite Russian special forces who took over Crimea are doing the same thing in Aleppo
    Dec16

    The elite Russian special forces who took over Crimea are doing the same thing in Aleppo

    For years, the Russian military has been learning about how US Special Forces operate and train. Then they used that knowledge in Crimea and Aleppo. …read more Source: Business...

    RFE/RL Crimea journalists win David Burke Award
    Dec16

    RFE/RL Crimea journalists win David Burke Award

    WASHINGTON – The Broadcasting Board of Governors has recognized the professionalism and courage of the RFE/RL Ukrainian Service’s Crimea desk by presenting it with the 2016 David Burke Distinguished Journalism Award. RFE/RL President Thomas Kent accepted the prize on behalf of the journalists in a ceremony on December 1 presided over by BBG...

    Investigative chief alleges Oleksandr Onyshchenko  may have spied for Russia
    Dec16

    Investigative chief alleges Oleksandr Onyshchenko may have spied for Russia

    KYIV – The head of investigations in the Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) has charged that Ukrainian lawmaker Oleksandr Onyshchenko may have been spying for Russia. Hryhoriy Ostafiychuk, head of the SBU’s Main Investigative Directorate, told reporters in Kyiv on December 1 that the SBU had obtained evidence that suggests treasonous...