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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    CIA Veteran Sees Russian Connection to 2 Groups Opposing Fracking, Pipelines
    Aug26

    CIA Veteran Sees Russian Connection to 2 Groups Opposing Fracking, Pipelines

    Some environmental activists who pressure politicians to halt production of natural gas are acting as “agents of influence” on behalf of the Kremlin and Russian energy interests, according to a retired CIA officer’s analysis of the money trail. “We cannot allow foreign interests to deliberately manipulate our energy industry,” Rep....

    Hacker group says US biological labs active in Ukraine
    Aug26

    Hacker group says US biological labs active in Ukraine

    A Ukrainian hacker group, CyberBerkut, has published the results of its investigation, which say that a network of biological labs is running covert experiments in Ukraine under the US control. “CyberBerkut continues to follow the covert activities of US special services and non-governmental organizations in Ukraine,” the group said in a...

    Radioactive Mushrooms In Belarus?
    Aug26

    Radioactive Mushrooms In Belarus?

    A woman who lives among the radiation-contaminated fields near the Chernobyl nuclear plant picks and sells wild mushrooms just to make ends meet. (RFE/RL’s Belarusian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Kyiv awaits Trump’s decision to arm Ukraine as it celebrates 26 years of independence
    Aug26

    Kyiv awaits Trump’s decision to arm Ukraine as it celebrates 26 years of independence

    KYIV – Since late July, Pentagon and State Department officials have said plans to arm Ukraine are ready and awaiting White House approval. Ukrainians hold high hopes for U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision, which they say will not only change the situation on the ground, but also send a strong signal to Moscow and give […] …read...

    Mattis: US ‘Actively Reviewing’ Sending Defensive Lethal Weapons to Ukraine
    Aug25

    Mattis: US ‘Actively Reviewing’ Sending Defensive Lethal Weapons to Ukraine

    PENTAGON – U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Thursday during a visit to Ukraine that the Trump administration was actively reviewing whether to provide lethal defensive weapons to the war-torn …read more Source: Big News...

    Donald Trump ‘actively reviewing’ whether to arm Ukraine
    Aug25

    Donald Trump ‘actively reviewing’ whether to arm Ukraine

    Description US soldiers march during a military parade in Kiev on Thursday to celebrate Ukrainian Independence Day Credits Genya Savilov/AFP/Getty Images Alt Text US soldiers march during a military parade in Kiev The US reasserts its support for Kiev ahead of huge Russian …read more Source: The...

    Jim Mattis vows support for Ukraine but stops short of promising weapons
    Aug25

    Jim Mattis vows support for Ukraine but stops short of promising weapons

    WASHINGTON — Defense Secretary Jim Mattis condemned Russia’s attempts to “redraw international borders by force” and pledged support for Ukraine on Thursday but stopped short of promising U.S. weapons for Ukraine’s fight against pro-Russian separatists. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    Two Injured in Explosion in Central Kiev
    Aug25

    Two Injured in Explosion in Central Kiev

    Two people were injured on Thursday in an explosion near government headquarters in the center of Kiev, Ukraine’s capital, on the Independence Day holiday, police said, quoted by Reuters. Olena Gitlyanska, spokeswoman for Ukraine’s state security service, said the blast, at around 2 p.m., was most likely an act of hooliganism. The...

    Mattis: US ‘Actively Reviewing’ Sending Defensive Lethal Weapons to Ukraine
    Aug25

    Mattis: US ‘Actively Reviewing’ Sending Defensive Lethal Weapons to Ukraine

    PENTAGON – U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Thursday during a visit to Ukraine that the Trump administration was actively reviewing whether to provide lethal defensive weapons to the war-torn …read more Source: Big News...

    Donald Trump ‘actively reviewing’ whether to arm Ukraine
    Aug25

    Donald Trump ‘actively reviewing’ whether to arm Ukraine

    Description US soldiers march during a military parade in Kiev on Thursday to celebrate Ukrainian Independence Day Credits Genya Savilov/AFP/Getty Images Alt Text US soldiers march during a military parade in Kiev The US reasserts its support for Kiev ahead of huge Russian …read more Source: The...