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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Russia envoy: Tensions with US are probably worst since 1973
    Oct15

    Russia envoy: Tensions with US are probably worst since 1973

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Russia’s U.N. ambassador said that tensions with the United States are probably the worst since the 1973 Mideast war. But Vitaly Churkin said Friday that Cold War relations between the Soviet Union and Russia more than 40 years ago were different than U.S.-Russia relations today. “The general situation I think is...

    Children’s bed shaped like missile that downed MH17 plane stirs unease in Russia
    Oct15

    Children’s bed shaped like missile that downed MH17 plane stirs unease in Russia

    A Russian firm has caused a stir after putting on sale a children’s bed in the shape of a Buk missile launcher of the kind that shot down a Malaysian Airlines passenger jet in eastern Ukraine in 2014. International prosecutors said last month the airliner had been shot down by a Buk missile fired from a village held by pro-Russian rebels....

    Hundreds of Ukraine Nationalists March in Kyiv
    Oct15

    Hundreds of Ukraine Nationalists March in Kyiv

    Several hundred members of far-right and ultranationalist groups marked Defenders Day in Ukraine on Friday, marching through Kyiv as a show of support for Ukrainian fighters. The state holiday was se …read more Source: Big News...

    Merkel Says Open To Holding Berlin Summit On Ukraine Crisis Next Week
    Oct15

    Merkel Says Open To Holding Berlin Summit On Ukraine Crisis Next Week

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she remains open to meeting Russian President Vladimir Putin next week for a summit on the ongoing conflict in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Hundreds of Ukraine Nationalists March in Kyiv
    Oct15

    Hundreds of Ukraine Nationalists March in Kyiv

    Several hundred members of far-right and ultranationalist groups marked Defenders Day in Ukraine on Friday, marching through Kyiv as a show of support for Ukrainian fighters. The state holiday was set by Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko, who declared October 14 Defenders Day in 2014 after Russia annexed Crimea and a pro-Russian insurgency took...

    Nato head backs stronger European defence
    Oct15

    Nato head backs stronger European defence

    ROME: Nato head Jens Stoltenberg welcomed on Friday European efforts for a more closely integrated defence policy, boosted since Britain´s vote to leave the EU, but warned against trying to create “an alternative” to the North Atlantic Alliance. “Stronger European defence will be good for the European Union, it will be good for...

    All about Trump: A presumed golden touch dims on closer look
    Oct15

    All about Trump: A presumed golden touch dims on closer look

    WASHINGTON — There’s nothing like a presidential campaign to shine a bright light into the nooks, crannies and back alleys of a candidate’s life. And there’s nothing like Donald Trump in the annals of U.S. politics. Some of what’s been revealed about Trump’s predatory personal interactions, business dealings, legal...

    Top House Democrats Demand FBI Inquiry Into Trump Team’s Alleged Link To Email Hack
    Oct15

    Top House Democrats Demand FBI Inquiry Into Trump Team’s Alleged Link To Email Hack

    A group of senior House Democrats is calling on the FBI to investigate the alleged connection between Donald Trump’s presidential campaign and the hack of Clinton campaign chairman John Podesta’s emails, which it’s widely suggested has Russia’s hands all over it.Reps. Elijah Cummings (D-Md.), John Conyers (D-Mich.), Eliot...

    Stone ‘happy to cooperate’ with FBI on WikiLeaks, Russian hacking probes
    Oct15

    Stone ‘happy to cooperate’ with FBI on WikiLeaks, Russian hacking probes

    A longtime Donald Trump confidant said Friday he is unfazed by calls for a federal investigation into allegations he’s colluding with WikiLeaks and Russian intelligence to sabotage Hillary Clinton’s campaign. In an interview with POLITICO, Roger Stone said the FBI hasn’t contacted him to discuss his relationship with WikiLeaks...

    Weekend Roundup: Aleppo Is The 21st-Century Guernica
    Oct15

    Weekend Roundup: Aleppo Is The 21st-Century Guernica

    A fertile crossroads of trade and culture for millennia, Aleppo today is a victim of the unfathomable suffering that results when ancient enmities meet modern weapons and poisonous post-Cold War geopolitics. Its ongoing decimation by Russian and Syrian air bombardment ranks the city as an emblem of human brutality in our time comparable to the...