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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Mike Pompeo, Counterpuncher
    Mar17

    Mike Pompeo, Counterpuncher

    Donald Trump says he and his pick to replace Rex Tillerson as secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, “have a very similar thought process,” but what they seem to have most in common is a code of conduct for dealing with adversaries. Trump, drawing on the lessons he learned from his former lawyer Roy Cohn, often describes himself as a “counterpuncher.”...

    Russia summons British ambassador over spy poisoning dispute
    Mar17

    Russia summons British ambassador over spy poisoning dispute

    British national flag flutters in front of the British Embassy with the Ukraine Hotel, right, in the background, in Moscow, Russia, Friday, March 16, 2018. Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on Friday accused Britain of violating international law and criticized… …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Theresa May exploding over a ‘maybe’?
    Mar17

    Theresa May exploding over a ‘maybe’?

    America should take the responsibility for this new arms race To add to the growing global influence of Russia, Putin has recently unveiled a new generation of missile technology which has rendered the scope American Missile Defense Shield useless. During the heightened tensions over America’s plan to surround Russia with Missile Defense...

    Erdoğan talks to NATO chief, Ukrainian president
    Mar17

    Erdoğan talks to NATO chief, Ukrainian president

    President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan spoke with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, separately, over the phone late on March 16, according to a diplomatic source. …read more Source: Hurriyet Daily...

    Catholicos Garegin II blesses groundbreaking ceremony of new Armenian church in Kiev
    Mar17

    Catholicos Garegin II blesses groundbreaking ceremony of new Armenian church in Kiev

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    Eight injured in Georgia ski chair lift crush
    Mar17

    Eight injured in Georgia ski chair lift crush

    Ski lift accident in Georgia. Photo: Iryna JadakAt least eight tourists, including a pregnant woman from Sweden, were injured on Friday when a chair lift ran out of control in the Georgian ski resort of Gudauri, officials said.Video of the accident showed skiers being flung out of their chairs as they turned a bend as other resort visitors...

    New York real estate baron to return assets to Kazakh BTA Bank
    Mar17

    New York real estate baron to return assets to Kazakh BTA Bank

    The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. ASTANA – Kazakhstan’s BTA Bank will receive assets and money worth $38.3 million after reaching an amicable agreement with Joseph Chetrit, an American developer and former partner of fugitive oligarch Mukhtar Ablyazov. “During a trial initiated in 2015 by...

    Tokmadi sentenced to 10 and a half years in prison for murdering former BTA Bank chair
    Mar17

    Tokmadi sentenced to 10 and a half years in prison for murdering former BTA Bank chair

    The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. ASTANA – Muratkhan Tokmadi was sentenced March 16 to 10 1/2 years in a maximum-security prison for murdering the chair of the BTA Bank Yerzhan Tatishev during a hunt in 2004. It is the second verdict in the case that had been previously qualified as manslaughter...

    EU summit to send ‘clear message’ on ex-spy poisoning
    Mar17

    EU summit to send ‘clear message’ on ex-spy poisoning

    EU leaders will discuss a nerve agent attack on a Russian ex-spy in Britain at a Brussels summit next week, with president Donald Tusk saying the bloc would send a “clear message”. AFP file photo BRUSSELS: EU leaders will discuss a nerve agent attack on a Russian ex-spy in Britain at a Brussels summit next week, with president Donald Tusk saying...

    Kiev Violates International Law by Stemming Voting of Russians in Ukraine
    Mar17

    Kiev Violates International Law by Stemming Voting of Russians in Ukraine

    “It is a blatant violation of international obligations, international law, and violation of our citizens’ rights,” Maya Grishina said. Earlier in the day, Ukraine’s Interior Minister Arsen Avakov said that Kiev would not allow Russian citizens to visit Russian diplomatic missions on the territory of Ukraine to vote in the Sunday...