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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Continued US Leadership Requires Military Reinvestment

    The current House and Senate versions of the National Defense Authorization Act both seek welcome increases in the Pentagon’s defense budget. Unfortunately, the law of the land is the Budget Control Act and the limits and consequences imposed by it. This means that in 2018, the defense budget is legally limited to $551 billion. Any dollar...

    2 members of Russian punk band Pussy Riot detained
    Aug07

    2 members of Russian punk band Pussy Riot detained

    Two members of the Russian feminist punk band Pussy Riot were detained Monday after a protest outside the prison colony where a Ukrainian filmmaker is being held. …read more Source:...

    Beeline supports holding of Sail of Hope 2017
    Aug07

    Beeline supports holding of Sail of Hope 2017

    ArmInfo.More than ten song premiers took place within the frames of Sail of Hope 2017 international song festival, held with Beeline’s support. Civil Art NGO held its Sail of Hope festival on July 14-16 this year, Vishap beach, Sevan. According to the company’s press service, besides young performers, within the framework of the...

    Two Pussy Riot members detained over protest in Siberian city
    Aug07

    Two Pussy Riot members detained over protest in Siberian city

    August 08, 2017 12:49 AMMOSCOW (AFP) – Russian police on Monday (Aug 7) detained for several hours two members of Pussy Riot after they staged a protest in support of a jailed Ukrainian filmmaker in a Siberian city. …read more Source: The Straits...

    EU adds 3 persons and 3 companies to sanctions list over actions against Ukraine’s territorial integrity
    Aug07

    EU adds 3 persons and 3 companies to sanctions list over actions against Ukraine’s territorial integrity

    The EU has added 3 Russian nationals and 3 companies involved in the transfer of gas turbines to Crimea to the list of persons subject to restrictive measures in respect of actions undermining Ukraine’s territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence. The EU has … …read more Source:...

    Trump loses his pick to oversee assault on federal workforce
    Aug07

    Trump loses his pick to oversee assault on federal workforce

    Donald Trump—like so many other Republican politicians—loves to attack the workers who keep our government running. It’s a win-win-win for Republicans: a way to attack good wages, go after unions, and break the government so they can say “see, government doesn’t work.” But to be really effective at hurting federal workers from the...

    What are economic sanctions?
    Aug07

    What are economic sanctions?

    For many foreign policymakers, economic sanctions have become the tool of choice to respond to major geopolitical challenges, from counterterrorism to conflict resolution. Introduction Governments and multinational bodies impose economic sanctions to try to alter the strategic decisions of state and nonstate actors that threaten their interests...

    Almost 100 Drown In One Sweltering Week In Ukraine
    Aug07

    Almost 100 Drown In One Sweltering Week In Ukraine

    At least 99 people have drowned in Ukraine in the past week as sweltering heat drove people to rivers, lakes, and the Black Sea for relief, officials say. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    U.S. to Respond by Sept. 1 to Russia’s Expulsion of Diplomats
    Aug07

    U.S. to Respond by Sept. 1 to Russia’s Expulsion of Diplomats

    The Trump administration has yet to decide how to respond to Russia’s move to expel hundreds of American diplomats, but plans to deliver a response to Moscow by Sept. 1, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Monday. A day after sitting down in the Philippines with Russia’s top diplomat, Tillerson said he’d asked...

    Tillerson: We Will Respond To Russia’s Expulsion Of Diplomats By Sept. 1
    Aug07

    Tillerson: We Will Respond To Russia’s Expulsion Of Diplomats By Sept. 1

    MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Trump administration has yet to decide how to respond to Russia’s move to expel hundreds of American diplomats, but plans to deliver a response to Moscow by Sept. 1, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Monday. A day after sitting down in the Philippines with Russia’s top diplomat, Tillerson said...