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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Kerry says U.S.  will remain firm  on Russia sanctions
    Jul15

    Kerry says U.S. will remain firm on Russia sanctions

    KYIV – U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has reassured Ukraine that sanctions against Russia will remain in place unless Moscow fulfills its obligations under the Minsk agreement reached last year, He also announced additional humanitarian aid for Kyiv. (See fact sheet on page 3). Mr. Kerry spoke at a joint news conference in Kyiv […]...

    U.S., Russia reactivate bilateral negotiations on Ukraine
    Jul15

    U.S., Russia reactivate bilateral negotiations on Ukraine

    U.S. Assistant Secretary of State Victoria Nuland completed another round of shuttle diplomacy in Kyiv and Moscow (June 22-24), following up on her visits to the two capitals in April and May, on direct instructions from the White House. This effort will undoubtedly continue after the time out necessitated by the North Atlantic Treaty...

    U.S. announces nearly $23 million  in additional humanitarian assistance
    Jul15

    U.S. announces nearly $23 million in additional humanitarian assistance

    The fact sheet below was provided by the U.S. Department of State. Today [July 7], Secretary of State John Kerry announced in Kyiv that the United States is providing nearly $23 million in additional U.S. humanitarian assistance to help thousands of vulnerable people affected by the ongoing conflict in eastern Ukraine. This announcement brings...

    Anti-Ukrainian sentiments swell in Poland
    Jul15

    Anti-Ukrainian sentiments swell in Poland

    KYIV – After attending the NATO summit on July 8, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko took an unprecedented step towards Ukrainian-Polish reconciliation by visiting the Volyn Massacre Victims Memorial in Warsaw. He placed a wreath, lit a candle and knelt on his right knee before its main column. Mr. Poroshenko’s gesture – the first...

    NATO ever more relevant
    Jul15

    NATO ever more relevant

    With the European Union now in flux, its attention to Ukraine waning and some members anxious to remove sanctions against Russia, and with the outgoing Obama administration apparently itching to implement the Minsk agreements no matter the cost to Ukraine, including elections in the Donbas (see analyses on pages 2 and 3), it came as […]...

    France Is at War, Officials Say After Terrorist Attack in Nice Kills at Least 84
    Jul15

    France Is at War, Officials Say After Terrorist Attack in Nice Kills at Least 84

    KYIV, Ukraine—At 3:45 a.m. Friday, just hours after a man drove a large truck through a crowd in the French seaside town of Nice, killing at least 84, French President François Hollande made a televised address to the nation. He began by making it clear the attack was an act of Islamist terrorism. “All of France is under threat from Islamist...

    Nice attack victims: American, German, Swiss and Ukrainian tourists among those killed by driver
    Jul15

    Nice attack victims: American, German, Swiss and Ukrainian tourists among those killed by driver

    Sean Copeland, 51, and his son Brodie, 11, of Lakeway, Texas, were on a European summer vacation when they were killed by the driver …read more Source: Vancouver...

    ASEM summit overshadowed by Nice, Brexit, South China Sea row
    Jul15

    ASEM summit overshadowed by Nice, Brexit, South China Sea row

    The Asia-Europe Meeting has started in Mongolia amidst a terror attack in France, Brexit concerns and South China Sea tensions. German Chancellor Merkel also met with Russia’s Medvedev to discuss the Ukraine crisis. …read more Source:...

    Senate confirms US ambassadors to 6 countries
    Jul15

    Senate confirms US ambassadors to 6 countries

    WASHINGTON (AP) ” The Senate has confirmed U.S. ambassadors to six countries, including the important posts of Iraq and Ukraine.The nominations passed by voice vote late Thursday before Congress exited Washington for a seven-week… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Family Mourns American Father and Son Killed in Nice Attack: ‘We Are Heartbroken and In Shock’
    Jul15

    Family Mourns American Father and Son Killed in Nice Attack: ‘We Are Heartbroken and In Shock’

    An American father and son were among the 84 people killed on Thursday when a large truck tore through a crowd celebrating Bastille Day in Nice, France. Sean Copeland, 51, and his 11-year-old son Brodie, from Texas, were on vacation in the area. “We are heartbroken and in shock over the loss of Brodie Copeland, an amazing son and brother who lit...