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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    US says Russia behind Democratic server hack, Kremlin says ‘nonsense’
    Oct08

    US says Russia behind Democratic server hack, Kremlin says ‘nonsense’

    The Obama administration’s decision to blame Russia for the attacks is the latest downward turn in Washington’s relations with Moscow, which are under strain over Russia’s actions in Syria and Ukraine and in cyberspace. …read more Source: Hindustan...

    Russian hacking crisis tests Obama’s nerve
    Oct08

    Russian hacking crisis tests Obama’s nerve

    President Barack Obama came under immediate pressure Friday night to punish Russia for hacking into US political institutions — with calls to rally European allies behind sweeping new sanctions against Moscow. The demands for swift action followed the administration’s extraordinary public statement accusing the Russian government of...

    Football: Gameiro hits double in handsome France win
    Oct08

    Football: Gameiro hits double in handsome France win

    PARIS (AFP) – Kevin Gameiro marked his first international start in almost five years with a brace as France came from behind to beat Bulgaria 4-1 and kick-start their World Cup qualifying campaign on Friday.On their first outing at the Stade de France since losing the Euro 2016 final to Portugal in July, France fell behind to an early...

    U.S. lawmaker wants cyber sanctions on Russia after hacking charges
    Oct08

    U.S. lawmaker wants cyber sanctions on Russia after hacking charges

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The chairman of a U.S. Senate cyber security subcommittee said on Friday he planned to introduce sanctions legislation over “Russia’s cyber criminals” after Washington accused Russia of political cyber attacks ahead of the Nov. 8 presidential election. …read more Source: The...

    US: Soldiers sold army equipment to foreign buyers
    Oct08

    US: Soldiers sold army equipment to foreign buyers

    Eight Americans, including six soldiers, were charged with stealing and selling more than $1 million worth of “sensitive” army equipment, US officials said yesterday. The equipment was sold through online auction site eBay to anonymous customers, including some located in foreign countries such as China, Hong Kong, Kazakhstan, Lithuania, Moldova,...

    Report: Lobbyist Helped Craft Donald Trump Foreign Policy Speech While Promoting Russian Pipeline
    Oct08

    Report: Lobbyist Helped Craft Donald Trump Foreign Policy Speech While Promoting Russian Pipeline

    A Republican lobbyist who helped shape Donald Trump’s first major foreign policy speech was at the same time earning thousands of dollars to promote the construction of a natural-gas pipeline on behalf of Russian President Vladimir Putin. The firm of Richard Burt, who served in former President Ronald Reagan’s administration, was paid...

    Dutch city celebrates return of five stolen masterpieces
    Oct08

    Dutch city celebrates return of five stolen masterpieces

    Five Golden Age masterpieces recovered from a “criminal gang” in Ukraine have returned to the Dutch city of Hoorn. The paintings were among the 24 works of art stolen from the city’s museum in 2005. …read more Source:...

    UN criticism of Trump draws Russian complaint
    Oct08

    UN criticism of Trump draws Russian complaint

    Russia lodged a formal complaint last month with the United Nations over a top U.N. official’s condemnations of Donald Trump and some European politicians. The intervention underscores the unusual links between the Republican presidential nominee and the Kremlin. There is no evidence Trump sought Russia’s assistance, or was even aware...

    Diane Francis: Ukraine’s survivor — Yulia Tymoshenko
    Oct08

    Diane Francis: Ukraine’s survivor — Yulia Tymoshenko

    Yulia Tymoshenko no longer braids her blond hair, but looks like a corporate lawyer from Berlin or Brussels, complete with glasses, an hour-glass figure, poise and exquisite grooming. She is the most famous and most controversial figure in Ukraine. And, however historians or critics judge her, she embodies the hardship endured by Ukraine’s...

    Dutch city celebrates return of stolen art
    Oct08

    Dutch city celebrates return of stolen art

    The Dutch city of Hoorn erupted with joy yesterday as it welcomed back five masterpieces recovered from a criminal gang in Ukraine after being snatched from the town’s museum in 2005.“After 4,320 days … yes we counted the days … they are back!” an emotional museum director Ad Geerdink told hundreds of citizens who gathered at...