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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Obscure Law Drawing Focus In Russia Probe Rarely Ends In Prosecution
    Jul26

    Obscure Law Drawing Focus In Russia Probe Rarely Ends In Prosecution

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Criminal prosecutions are rare for people who fail to register as foreign agents, according to a top Justice Department official who testified Wednesday about an obscure law receiving new attention amid investigations into contacts between the Trump campaign and Russia. Adam Hickey, a deputy assistant attorney general, told...

    US energy secretary Rick Perry duped by Russian hoaxers
    Jul26

    US energy secretary Rick Perry duped by Russian hoaxers

    The energy secretary thought the Ukrainian prime minister was on the line – but he was being fooled. …read more Source:...

    Ex-Georgian President Saakashvili deprived of Ukrainian citizenship according to Poroshenko’s 
decree
    Jul26

    Ex-Georgian President Saakashvili deprived of Ukrainian citizenship according to Poroshenko’s decree

    …read more Source: armenpress

    EU Warns US it May Respond Swiftly to Counter New Sanctions on Russia
    Jul26

    EU Warns US it May Respond Swiftly to Counter New Sanctions on Russia

    The European Union warned on Wednesday that it was ready to act within days to counter proposed new U.S. sanctions on Russia, saying they would harm the bloc’s energy security. Sanctions legislation overwhelmingly approved by the U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday has angered EU officials: they see it as breaking transatlantic unity...

    U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry duped by Russian duo impersonating Ukraine leader
    Jul26

    U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry duped by Russian duo impersonating Ukraine leader

    Perry spoke to the pair about the Paris climate agreement and the possibility of using pig manure as a power source in a 22-minute conversation. …read more Source: Toronto...

    Glavin: Has Canada just given up – and decided to join with Beijing?
    Jul26

    Glavin: Has Canada just given up – and decided to join with Beijing?

    “There is a saying that if you can’t beat them, join them.” That was the telling choice of words former Liberal cabinet minister Martin Cauchon settled on back in November 2011 in greeting the news that Huawei Canada, the subsidiary of an opaquely governed Chinese telecommunications conglomerate long encumbered by its reported links to...

    Ex-Georgian President Saakashvili Reportedly Loses Ukrainian Citizenship
    Jul26

    Ex-Georgian President Saakashvili Reportedly Loses Ukrainian Citizenship

    Reports say President Petro Poroshenko has revoked the Ukrainian citizenship of Georgia’s former president, Mikheil Saakashvili, who had served as the governor of Ukraine’s Odesa region from May 2015 to November 2016. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia To Raise Firepower In South To Neuter NATO Air ‘Threat’
    Jul26

    Russia To Raise Firepower In South To Neuter NATO Air ‘Threat’

    NATO allies have deployed a limited number of aircraft in Romania, which borders Ukraine, to assist with its air patrols. Russia is not happy. …read more Source:...

    Kyiv Cuts Electricity Supply To Separatist-Held Parts Of Donetsk Region
    Jul26

    Kyiv Cuts Electricity Supply To Separatist-Held Parts Of Donetsk Region

    Ukraine’s state power company says it has terminated electricity supplies to the parts of the Donetsk region that are controlled by Russia-backed separatists. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Prankster Convinced Rick Perry He Was Speaking to Ukrainian Prime Minister
    Jul26

    Prankster Convinced Rick Perry He Was Speaking to Ukrainian Prime Minister

    U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry optimistically discussed expanding American coal exports to Ukraine during a lengthy phone call this month with a Russian prankster. …read more Source:...