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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Moscow vs Merkiavelli
    Oct12

    Moscow vs Merkiavelli

    “The former KGB officer had done his homework. He knew Merkel was frightened of dogs” ©DMITRY ASTAKHOV/AFP/GETTY IMAGES Both leaders sat down in the Russian President’s office at his Black Sea dacha for a press conference. The door had been left slightly ajar and it was soon clear why. From the corner of her eye Angela Merkel, the German...

    Crimea announces international journalist visit
    Oct12

    Crimea announces international journalist visit

    Russian-annexed Crimea is hosting an international journalist visit, as part of which reporters from eight European and Asian countries have arrived in the peninsular on October 11. …read more Source: Baltic News...

    Strongest Russia sanctions opponents among least affected: report
    Oct12

    Strongest Russia sanctions opponents among least affected: report

    Some of the EU countries that are among the loudest opponents to the bloc’s sanctions against Russia have experienced the lowest export losses, according to a report released Wednesday. Greece and Slovenia have been among those most vocal in calling for the EU to lift sanctions. But according to the Graduate Institute of International and...

    Moscow cracks down on Crimea Tatar dissidents
    Oct12

    Moscow cracks down on Crimea Tatar dissidents

    Russian tactics echo KGB practice of forced psychiatric confinement …read more Source: World...

    Clinton blames Trump, WikiLeaks, Moscow after new leaks
    Oct12

    Clinton blames Trump, WikiLeaks, Moscow after new leaks

    WHITE PLAINS, United States: The head of Hillary Clinton’s campaign team John Podesta slammed WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on Tuesday for helping Republican rival Donald Trump in the bitter White House race, while accusing Moscow of being behind the hack. The anti-secrecy website has published thousands of emails from John...

    EU Defense Cooperation: Threat or Benefit for NATO?
    Oct12

    EU Defense Cooperation: Threat or Benefit for NATO?

    By Markus HeinrichBritain has long opposed an EU defense identity fearing it would undermine NATO. Post Brexit, the remaining 27 members can forge ahead.Britain has always been a somewhat half-hearted member of the EU. The country has been reluctant to hand over competences to Brussels and principally opposed to “ever closer union” — even as it...

    Clinton blames Trump, WikiLeaks, Moscow after new leaks
    Oct12

    Clinton blames Trump, WikiLeaks, Moscow after new leaks

    The head of Hillary Clinton’s campaign team John Podesta slammed WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on Tuesday for helping Republican rival Donald Trump in the bitter White House race, while accusing Moscow of being behind the hack. The anti-secrecy website has published thousands of emails from John Podesta’s personal Gmail account...

    Duterte to keep US ties but questions the need for military alliance
    Oct12

    Duterte to keep US ties but questions the need for military alliance

    AFTER previously declaring that he would eventually break up with the United States, President Rodrigo Duterte said on Tuesday, October 11 that he does not intend to cut the military alliance with the country’s long-standing ally. “I do not mean to cancel or abrogate the military alliances [with the U.S.],” Duterte said after the...

    More Allies, More War?
    Oct12

    More Allies, More War?

    As the cynical Henry Kissinger so aptly noted, it’s often more dangerous being America’s ally than its enemy. Once defeated, America’s enemies often get large amounts of money and easy access to North America’s vast market, assuring they will stay within the U.S. co-prosperity sphere. Just look, for good example, at...

    Aftermath of a university bribe
    Oct12

    Aftermath of a university bribe

    KIEV — When you go after bribe takers in Ukraine, they will fight back. I know because I am being taken to court for an op-ed I wrote for POLITICO about the corruption of my country’s higher education system. After I described how I had paid a $200 bribe to my university professor in order to get him to consider my dissertation, he accused...