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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Russia defends slashing American mission
    Aug01

    Russia defends slashing American mission

    MOSCOW: Moscow on Monday sought to justify its decision to purge US diplomatic personnel in the country, as the Kremlin appeared to give up on hopes of improving ties anytime soon under Donald Trump. President Vladimir Putin announced on Sunday that Washington will have to cut its diplomatic mission in Russia by 755 employees, as Moscow struck...

    Georgia Possibly to Seek Ex-President Saakashvili’s Extradition From US
    Aug01

    Georgia Possibly to Seek Ex-President Saakashvili’s Extradition From US

    TBILISI (Sputnik) — Saakashvili was stripped of Ukrainian citizenship on Wednesday and is currently in the United States. He announced his intention to return to Ukraine at the earliest opportunity. “If its Ukraine, where he promised to return, we have exhausted all procedures in that direction. So if Ukraine obtains political will, the country...

    Officials praise coal deal between Pa. company, Ukraine as ‘shot in the arm’ for industry, clear message to Russia
    Aug01

    Officials praise coal deal between Pa. company, Ukraine as ‘shot in the arm’ for industry, clear message to Russia

    Armed with 700,000 tons of Pennsylvania coal, a privately held Latrobe company has stepped into the deepening fray of the tit-for-tat chess match between the United States and Russia. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    Radioactive Ukraine: A hot destination
    Aug01

    Radioactive Ukraine: A hot destination

    The button that could have started a nuclear holocaust is grey – not red. …read more Source:...

    Pence: Baltic States’ Greatest Threat Comes from Russian Aggression
    Aug01

    Pence: Baltic States’ Greatest Threat Comes from Russian Aggression

    U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said Monday there is no larger threat to Baltic states than the “specter of aggression” by Russia, as he pledged support for NATO allies Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. Pence met in Tallinn with the presidents of all the Baltic states — Estonia’s Kersti Kaljulaid, Latvia’s Raimonds Vejonis and...

    ‘Hero’ pilot gets medal for landing blind after hailstorm smashes windwscreen
    Aug01

    ‘Hero’ pilot gets medal for landing blind after hailstorm smashes windwscreen

    A Ukrainian pilot has been awarded a medal for his courage after he landed a plane full of passengers “blind” during a storm. …read more Source:...

    Republicans give Trump what he wants — new Clinton investigations
    Jul31

    Republicans give Trump what he wants — new Clinton investigations

    A powerful Senate committee has given the Justice Department until Thursday to disclose whether it’s investigating reported Ukrainian efforts in the 2016 election on behalf of Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: Miami...

    Report: Pentagon, State Dept. draft plan to send weapons to Ukraine
    Jul31

    Report: Pentagon, State Dept. draft plan to send weapons to Ukraine

    The departments of State and Defense have drafted a proposal to send Ukraine weapons to help in its fight against Russia-backed separatists, … …read more Source: The...

    US, for First Time, to Sell Coal to Ukraine
    Jul31

    US, for First Time, to Sell Coal to Ukraine

    The U.S. said Monday that for the first time it will sell coal to Ukraine, easing its reliance on Russia and Moscow-back separatists in eastern Ukraine to meet its energy needs. The accord calls for Xcoal Energy & Resources in the eastern state of Pennsylvania to ship 700,000 tons of thermal coal by the end of the year to Ukraine’s...

    U.S.-Russia Ties at New Low with Expulsions of Diplomats
    Jul31

    U.S.-Russia Ties at New Low with Expulsions of Diplomats

    MOSCOW – With a sweeping cut in the number of U.S. diplomatic personnel in Russia, President Vladimir Putin has raised the stakes further in an escalating rift with the United States. The reductions, reminiscent of massive Cold War-era expulsions of diplomats, follow stiff, new sanctions against Russia approved by the U.S. Congress. A look at the...