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    Poroshenko Demands Russian Sanctions Be Doubled due to Donetsk Passports
    Feb22

    Poroshenko Demands Russian Sanctions Be Doubled due to Donetsk Passports

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko demanded on Tuesday sanctions against Russia be doubled after Moscow announced it would be recognizing passports issued in separatist regions. …read more Source: Latin American Herald...

    WHITE HOUSE: Russia-Ukraine ‘peace plan’ controversy is an ‘absurd, misleading attempt to distract’
    Feb22

    WHITE HOUSE: Russia-Ukraine ‘peace plan’ controversy is an ‘absurd, misleading attempt to distract’

    The White House says the controversy surrounding the role Trump's lawyer played in pushing a "peace plan" for Russia and Ukraine is "an absurd attempt to distract." The controversy surrounding the role President Trump’s lawyer played in pushing a “peace plan” for Russia and Ukraine on the National...

    Europe dodges Trump?s defence spending ultimatum
    Feb22

    Europe dodges Trump?s defence spending ultimatum

    ‘We want … a broader understanding that the word ‘stability’ in the world means defence expenditure, human aid and development aid’ BRUSSELS: US President Donald Trump sent top US officials to Europe with a familiar warning from Washington that allies must spend more on defence, this time with the ultimatum “or...

    At UN, US envoy stresses ‘commitment’ to European alliances
    Feb22

    At UN, US envoy stresses ‘commitment’ to European alliances

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley on Tuesday underlined America’s “total commitment” to its European allies, echoing recent assurances by other administration figures to European leaders anxious about President Donald Trump. Haley told U.N. Security Council members that Washington won’t waver in supporting the NATO...

    WHITE HOUSE: Russia-Ukraine ‘peace plan’ controversy is an ‘absurd, misleading attempt to distract’
    Feb22

    WHITE HOUSE: Russia-Ukraine ‘peace plan’ controversy is an ‘absurd, misleading attempt to distract’

    The White House says the controversy surrounding the role Trump’s lawyer played in pushing a “peace plan” for Russia and Ukraine is “an absurd attempt to distract.” …read more Source: Business...

    Ukraine backs more sanctions against Russia in passport spat
    Feb22

    Ukraine backs more sanctions against Russia in passport spat

    Ukraine’s president called Tuesday for new sanctions against Russia over its decision to recognize passports issued by separatist authorities in eastern Ukraine, while the Kremlin accused Ukraine of denying vital documents to people in the rebel regions. …read more Source: CTV...

    Ukraine Backs More Sanctions Against Russia in Passport Spat
    Feb22

    Ukraine Backs More Sanctions Against Russia in Passport Spat

    Ukraine’s president has called for new sanctions against Russia over its decision to recognize passports issued by separatist authorities in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: U.S....

    Austrian court backs extradition of Ukraine businessman Firtash to U.S.
    Feb22

    Austrian court backs extradition of Ukraine businessman Firtash to U.S.

    VIENNA – An Austrian court approved on Tuesday the extradition of Ukrainian businessman Dmytro Firtash to the United States in a bribery case, overturning an earlier ruling that had said the U.S. request was politically motivated. Firtash, who… …read more Source:...

    Austrian court backs extradition of Ukraine businessman Firtash to U.S.
    Feb22

    Austrian court backs extradition of Ukraine businessman Firtash to U.S.

    VIENNA (Reuters) – An Austrian court approved on Tuesday the extradition of Ukrainian businessman Dmytro Firtash to the United States in a bribery case, overturning an earlier ruling that had said the U.S. request was politically motivated. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine’s Population Continues to Dwindle
    Feb22

    Ukraine’s Population Continues to Dwindle

    KYIV, Ukraine—Ukraine’s population decreased by about 170,000 people in 2016, the government reported last month, underscoring a demographic trend… …read more Source:...