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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    The Latest: Senators urge Trump to reject Russian aggression
    Dec08

    The Latest: Senators urge Trump to reject Russian aggression

    A bipartisan group of senators is urging President-elect Donald Trump to reject Russia’s aggression toward Ukraine …read more Source: U.S....

    More Than Two Dozen U.S. Senators Urge Trump To Stay Firm On Russia Sanctions
    Dec08

    More Than Two Dozen U.S. Senators Urge Trump To Stay Firm On Russia Sanctions

    More than two dozen U.S. senators have urged U.S. President-elect Donald Trump not to weaken sanctions targeting Russia for its actions in Crimea and elsewhere in Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Finnish Investments of Dvin Hotel Owner and Honorary Consul of Armenia Artak Tovmasyan Raises 
Eyebrows
    Dec08

    Finnish Investments of Dvin Hotel Owner and Honorary Consul of Armenia Artak Tovmasyan Raises Eyebrows

    The business activities of Artak Tovmasyan, Armenia’s Honorary Consul in Crimea, have raised suspicions in Finland. …read more Source:...

    U.S. Congress Passes Massive Defense Bill, Including Global Magnitsky Rights Measure
    Dec08

    U.S. Congress Passes Massive Defense Bill, Including Global Magnitsky Rights Measure

    The U.S. Congress has backed legislation giving the president new, broader authority to impose sanctions on human rights abusers worldwide, building on an earlier law that has infuriated the Kremlin. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    EU breaks deadlock over visa waivers
    Dec08

    EU breaks deadlock over visa waivers

    BRUSSELS: The European Union (EU) will allow Ukrainians and Georgians to visit the bloc without a visa after diplomats and lawmakers struck a deal on Thursday to end an internal EU dispute that had been holding up the plan. Agreement on a mechanism for suspending such visa waivers in emergencies ends mounting embarrassment for some EU leaders who...

    Russian shares hit record high after Rosneft stake sale
    Dec08

    Russian shares hit record high after Rosneft stake sale

    Emerging market stocks climbed the most in a month yesterday, as Russia’s approval of the sale of a €10.5bn stake in its largest oil firm sent Moscow shares to a record high and forecast-beating Chinese trade data lifted the mood.MSCI’s emerging market index jumped 1.3% in the wake of China reporting upbeat trade figures, with exports...

    US senators urge Trump to take tough line on Russia over Ukraine
    Dec08

    US senators urge Trump to take tough line on Russia over Ukraine

    A group of 12 Republican and 15 Democratic U.S. senators signed a letter sent to President-elect Donald Trump on Thursday urging him to take a tough line against Russia over what they termed its “military land grab” in Ukraine. …read more Source: Channel...

    Dealmaking king returns with Glencore’s bets on oil, Russia
    Dec08

    Dealmaking king returns with Glencore’s bets on oil, Russia

    A year ago Ivan Glasenberg (pictured) was fighting to save his company from short sellers. Today, the CEO of Glencore is back to doing what made his reputation: Cutting deals that shake up global commodity markets.Making a big bet on both the battered oil industry and Vladimir Putin’s Russia, Glencore and Qatar’s sovereign wealth fund...

    Arrival director Denis Villeneuve on his sci-fi film’s unexpected timeliness
    Dec08

    Arrival director Denis Villeneuve on his sci-fi film’s unexpected timeliness

    “The fact that Arrival seems like a balm on people’s souls means a lot. But it also means the world is really not in a good place.” If you’re one of the millions who’ve seen the sci-fi drama Arrival, about a linguist’s attempts to establish communication with aliens who’ve just landed all over Earth, you might have...

    Georgia and Ukraine Come Closer to ‘European Family’ With Visa-Free EU Travel
    Dec08

    Georgia and Ukraine Come Closer to ‘European Family’ With Visa-Free EU Travel

    For Georgia and Ukraine, it’s not just about freer movement. It’s also about being freer societies. …read more Source: Foreign...