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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Trump seeks to quash Tillerson sacking rumour
    Dec02

    Trump seeks to quash Tillerson sacking rumour

    WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump on Friday tried to shut down reports that he is on the verge of sacking or forcing out his chief diplomat, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. Trump took to Twitter to brand reports of Tillerson’s imminent replacement “FAKE NEWS!” – although the US leader’s admission that he has had to...

    Mueller’s swift moves signal mounting legal peril for the White House
    Dec02

    Mueller’s swift moves signal mounting legal peril for the White House

    By Rosalind S. Helderman, Tom Hamburger and Karen Deyoung | Washington Post WASHINGTON – After six months of work, special counsel Robert Mueller III has indicted two top advisers to President Donald Trump and accepted guilty pleas from two others in exchange for their cooperation with his probe into Russian meddling in the 2016 election – a sign...

    Canadian ambassador draws on all  of Canada to boost ties with Ukraine
    Dec02

    Canadian ambassador draws on all of Canada to boost ties with Ukraine

    KYIV – The Ukraine that Canadian Ambassador Roman Waschuk knew while serving as political counselor for his country’s diplomatic corps in 1994-1998 has outlived its legacy. Back then, Leonid Kuchma was in his first of two terms as president and starting to build the corrupt, oligarchic economic model that the nation’s...

    UNA General Assembly holds its 2017 annual meeting
    Dec02

    UNA General Assembly holds its 2017 annual meeting

    KERHONKSON, N.Y. – The Ukrainian National Association’s General Assembly convened its 2017 annual meeting here at Soyuzivka Heritage Center on Friday and Saturday, November 17-18. It was the last meeting of the General Assembly elected for the 2014-2018 term before the 2018 convention of the UNA is convened in May. The meeting’s...

    Canadian House Foreign Affairs Committee urges Ottawa to bolster initiatives for Ukraine
    Dec02

    Canadian House Foreign Affairs Committee urges Ottawa to bolster initiatives for Ukraine

    OTTAWA – Canada’s House of Commons Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development has called on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s Liberal government to maintain its major initiatives regarding Ukraine and add new ones in the areas of cyber-security and visas. …read more Source: The Ukrainian...

    Turns out, a Jewish woman was Miss Germany in 2011
    Dec02

    Turns out, a Jewish woman was Miss Germany in 2011

    Valeria Bystriskaia being crowned Miss Universe Germany in Berlin, July 7, 2011. (Courtesy of Bystriskaia) (JTA) — Last week, the story of a Jewish woman competing in the Miss Germany competition went viral, appearing in JTA along with media outlets around the world. Tamar Morali, 21, said organizers told her she was the first Jewish woman to get...

    Ukraine and Russia compete in health reform
    Dec02

    Ukraine and Russia compete in health reform

    The Verkhovna Rada successfully passed health reform bills on June 5 and October 19. Spearheaded by the American-born acting minister of health, Dr. Ulana Suprun, the medical reform was strongly criticized in leading Russian media outlets. However, the Kremlin’s attacks on Ukraine overshadow Russia’s own systemic health-care problems....

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko Says NATO, EU Referendums To Be Held Soon
    Dec02

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko Says NATO, EU Referendums To Be Held Soon

    Ukraine will hold referendums in the near future on whether to seek NATO and European Union memberships, President Petro Poroshenko said. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    There’s nothing green about socialism
    Dec02

    There’s nothing green about socialism

    Earlier this month, I wrote about the determined efforts of socialists on both sides of the Atlantic to conflate capitalism with racism. No doubt, some promoters of capitalism were racists. But that is hardly surprising, since racism, along with slavery and wanton cruelty, were universal and, until recently, eternal phenomena. The truth is, no...

    Flynn pleads guilty on Russia; reportedly ready to testify on Trump
    Dec02

    Flynn pleads guilty on Russia; reportedly ready to testify on Trump

    Former US National Security Adviser Michael Flynn arrives for a plea hearing at US District Court in Washington, US, December 1, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst WASHINGTON: Former US national security adviser Michael Flynn pleaded guilty on Friday to lying to the FBI about contacts with Russia and agreed to cooperate with prosecutors delving deeper...