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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Lavrov Ratchets Down the Rhetoric?
    Aug15

    Lavrov Ratchets Down the Rhetoric?

    The public Western response to Russian President Vladimir Putin rattling the cage with Ukraine last week has been reasonably unified. All the statements released over the course of the weekend, from Paris, Washington, and Brussels, have urged that cooler heads prevail, have reiterated that Crimea belongs to Ukraine and is currently being occupied...

    Putin deploys Russia’s most advanced air-defence missiles in Crimea as alarm grows war is imminent
    Aug15

    Putin deploys Russia’s most advanced air-defence missiles in Crimea as alarm grows war is imminent

    World powers urged Russia and Ukraine to refrain from ratcheting up a confrontation over Crimea as President Vladimir Putin bolstered the disputed peninsula’s military with some of his army’s most advanced air-defence missile systems. The European Union said there was no independent confirmation of claims that Ukrainian agents had...

    Trump to Announce ‘Foreign Policy Realism’ in Monday Speech
    Aug15

    Trump to Announce ‘Foreign Policy Realism’ in Monday Speech

    JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — Donald Trump will declare an end to nation building if elected president, replacing it with what aides described as “foreign policy realism” focused on destroying the Islamic State group and other extremist organizations. In a speech Monday in Ohio, Trump will argue that the United States needs to work with anyone who...

    Lavrov urges calm after Ukraine flare-up over Crimea
    Aug15

    Lavrov urges calm after Ukraine flare-up over Crimea

    MOSCOW: Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Monday appealed for calm after a flare-up with Ukraine over the annexed Crimea peninsula but warned Moscow was ready to stamp out any attempts to destabilise the region. A simmering feud between Russia and Ukraine sparked by the Kremlin’s seizure of Crimea in 2014 burst back into life on...

    Germany urges Russia, Ukraine to ease tension over Crimea
    Aug15

    Germany urges Russia, Ukraine to ease tension over Crimea

    PanARMENIAN.Net – Germany’s foreign minister urged Russia and Ukraine on Monday, August 15 to reduce tensions over Crimea and stick to the troubled Minsk peace accords as a way of ending hostilities i …read more Source: Big News...

    Does It Matter if Ukraine’s Pro-Russian Party Gave Manafort Secret Cash?
    Aug15

    Does It Matter if Ukraine’s Pro-Russian Party Gave Manafort Secret Cash?

    From the first Morning Jolt of the week:Does It Matter if Ukraine’s Pro-Russian Party Gave Manafort Secret Cash?Documentation is nice, but it doesn’t really surprise anyone; Paul Manafort worked for a Ukrainian political party friendly to Russia for a long time.Handwritten ledgers show $12.7 million in undisclosed cash payments...

    Germany urges Russia, Ukraine to ease tension over Crimea
    Aug15

    Germany urges Russia, Ukraine to ease tension over Crimea

    “In recent days there has been a spike in tensions around Crimea and that has worried us,” Frank-Walter Steinmeier said. …read more Source:...

    Russia and Germany hold talks on Crimea tensions
    Aug15

    Russia and Germany hold talks on Crimea tensions

    Amid rising tensions over Crimea, Germany and Russia’s top diplomats have held talks in the Urals city of Yekaterinburg. …read more Source:...

    Donald Trump to urge ideological test for immigrants
    Aug15

    Donald Trump to urge ideological test for immigrants

    Donald Trump is expected on Monday to propose screening immigrants with an ideological questionnaire. According to The Associated Press, the Republican presidential nominee plans to present a proposal during an address in Youngstown, Ohio, to create an ideological admissions test that would question potential immigrants on positions such as...

    Election Meddling: Bad if Done to USA, Bad to Complain About if Done by USA
    Aug15

    Election Meddling: Bad if Done to USA, Bad to Complain About if Done by USA

    The Washington Post (8/10/16) published what has to be one of the most naked examples of projection ever displayed by a major American paper. The Post’s editorial board, in another effort to bash Russia, lumped its President Vladimir Putin and Turkey’s increasingly autocratic ruler President Recep Tayyip Erdogan into a generic...