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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Merkel warns Nord Stream 2 must protect Ukraine role
    Apr10

    Merkel warns Nord Stream 2 must protect Ukraine role

    Remarks suggest a hardening of German position to €9.5bn infrastructure project …read more Source: Financial...

    Rio Tinto Aluminum CEO hopes ‘common sense’ will prevail on trade actions
    Apr10

    Rio Tinto Aluminum CEO hopes ‘common sense’ will prevail on trade actions

    MONTREAL — The head of Rio Tinto’s aluminum division says he expects “common sense” will prevail regarding Canada’s tariff exemption by the U.S. and a potential trade battle with China. Alf Barrios says he hopes the U.S. administration will not end the steel and aluminum tariff exemption for Canada that is set to expire...

    [Ticker] Merkel wants Ukraine role in Nord Stream 2
    Apr10

    [Ticker] Merkel wants Ukraine role in Nord Stream 2

    German chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday that the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline project between Russia and Germany was “not possible without clarity” about Ukraine’s role as a transit country between Russia and Europe. “We cannot allow that, with Nord Stream 2, Ukraine would have no significance at all any more with...

    What Michael Cohen knows about Trump, Russia, and Stormy Daniels
    Apr10

    What Michael Cohen knows about Trump, Russia, and Stormy Daniels

    The Russia investigation struck President Donald Trump’s inner circle Monday when the FBI raided the home, hotel and office of his most loyal deputy, Michael Cohen. Trump called it an “attack on our country in a true sense,” and then appeared to lob a threat at Special Counsel Robert Mueller: “Many people have said you should fire him,” he...

    Search warrant reveals Mueller’s interest in Manafort’s actions during Trump campaign
    Apr10

    Search warrant reveals Mueller’s interest in Manafort’s actions during Trump campaign

    Watch Video WASHINGTON DC — Search warrant documents used by special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigators reveal how agents zeroed in on potential criminal activity related to New Britain native Paul Manafort’s time as Donald Trump’s campaign chairman. The documents, used to obtain a search warrant in building the case against...

    Indonesia seizes alleged ‘slave ship’ wanted by Interpol
    Apr10

    Indonesia seizes alleged ‘slave ship’ wanted by Interpol

    JAKARTA: Indonesia seized an alleged “slave ship” following a dramatic high seas chase sparked by an Interpol alert after the vessel escaped capture in China and Mozambique, authorities said on Tuesday. Interpol tipped off Indonesian authorities that the stateless STS-50, a vessel with a notorious maritime rap sheet, would be entering the...

    Ruble drops; Russian oligarchs lose $16 billion after Trump sanctions
    Apr10

    Ruble drops; Russian oligarchs lose $16 billion after Trump sanctions

    The latest round of sanctions imposed on Russia by the Trump administration seem to be having a noticeable impact on the wallets of oligarchs in Russian President Vladimir Putin’s inner circle. The value of the Russian ruble has dropped by at least 2 percent, and the targeted oligarchs have reportedly lost roughly $16 billion. On Friday,...

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko visits Berlin to discuss ceasefire and Nordstream 2
    Apr10

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko visits Berlin to discuss ceasefire and Nordstream 2

    A UN-led peace mission for eastern Ukraine remains Germany’s aim, Chancellor Angela Merkel has told Kyiv’s President Petro Poroshenko. The two leaders also discussed the underwater gas pipelines from Russia to Europe. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Artur Aleqsanyan to participate in European Championship
    Apr10

    Artur Aleqsanyan to participate in European Championship

    Vice President of the International Wrestling Federation Georgy Brusov stated that four Olympic champions will participate in the upcoming European Wrestling Championship. They are the winners of the 2016 Olympics Artur Aleksanyan (Armenia), Taha Akgül (Turkey), Vladimir Khinchegashvili (Georgia) and Olympic champion in 2012 Sharif Sharifov...

    New United States Sanctions Targeted At Russians
    Apr10

    New United States Sanctions Targeted At Russians

    The Russian Embassy in Washington, DC Photo Credit: ZACH GIBSON / AFP A new round of United States sanctions targeting oligarchs and businesses is “aimed at the Russian people,” Russia’s US embassy said Friday. “We are told that these measures are not aimed against the Russian people, but they are,” the embassy said on its Facebook page,...