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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Ten lessons from North Korea’s nuclear program
    Jul26

    Ten lessons from North Korea’s nuclear program

    North Korea has produced a number of nuclear warheads and is developing ballistic missiles capable of delivering them around the world. Many governments are debating how to prevent or slow further advances in North Korea’s capacity and what should be done if such efforts fail. These are obviously important questions, but they are not the...

    Trump’s New Ukraine Envoy Changes the Tune
    Jul26

    Trump’s New Ukraine Envoy Changes the Tune

    Getting tough with Russia over Ukraine but not Syria makes no strategic sense. …read more Source:...

    Russia: Moscow, EU warns US after House votes for new sanctions
    Jul26

    Russia: Moscow, EU warns US after House votes for new sanctions

    It now heads to the Senate before Trump faces the tricky choice of whether to veto the bill, which has been opposed by the White House… Moscow and the European Union hit out at the United States on Wednesday after an overwhelming vote by the House of Representatives to impose new sanctions on Russia left President Donald Trump facing a...

    US House slaps sanctions on Russia, Iran, NKorea
    Jul26

    US House slaps sanctions on Russia, Iran, NKorea

    WASHINGTON, D.C.: The US House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly Tuesday (Wednesday in Manila) to impose tough new sanctions on Iran, North Korea and Russia, a move that will antagonize the Kremlin as well as European nations fearing economic ramifications. The measure notably constrains President Donald Trump’s ability to waive the...

    EU and US scrap on Russia sanctions gets worse
    Jul26

    EU and US scrap on Russia sanctions gets worse

    EU threatened to retaliate against potential US fines on European firms involved in Nord Stream II, as Trump envoy seeks to change Ukraine “status quo”. …read more Source:...

    Rick Perry pranked by fake Ukraine prime minister
    Jul26

    Rick Perry pranked by fake Ukraine prime minister

    U.S Energy Secretary Rick Perry embraces Mexico’s Secretary of Energy Pedro Joaquin Coldwell, after they made a joint statement in Mexico City, Thursday, July 13, 2017. (AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo) WASHINGTON (AP) — Energy Secretary Rick Perry has been fooled by a pair of Russian pranksters impersonating the prime minister of Ukraine. Perry...

    Rick Perry Falls Victim to Fake Call With Russian Pranksters
    Jul26

    Rick Perry Falls Victim to Fake Call With Russian Pranksters

    Russian pranksters took a shot at U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry when they impersonated Ukraine Prime Minister Volodymyr Hroisman in a 22-minute phone call. Perry thought he was having a breakthrough discussion about cyber hacking and biofuel with the Ukrainian prime minister, when he was actually another victim of the pranksters, Bloomberg...

    Rick Perry thought he was talking energy policy with the Ukrainian prime minister. He wasn’t.
    Jul26

    Rick Perry thought he was talking energy policy with the Ukrainian prime minister. He wasn’t.

    He was talking to two Russian pranksters. According to reporting from Reuters, US Energy Secretary Rick Perry “optimistically discussed expanding American coal exports to Ukraine” with two men he believed were the Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman and a translator. They were actually Russian pranksters who are known as the “Jerky Boys...

    Rick Perry stuck in pig manure: Russian pranksters troll energy secretary
    Jul26

    Rick Perry stuck in pig manure: Russian pranksters troll energy secretary

    (Credit: AP/Eric Gay/Getty/Tarzan9280) If Rick Perry thought his most embarrassing political moment was forgetting the name of the Energy Department at a 2011 presidential debate, he was wrong. Thanks to a pair of Russian prank callers, the energy secretary has emerged as someone who doesn’t realize that he’s being tricked — even...

    Iran’s Armed Forces to Give Crushing Response to US Mischief: Deputy Top Commander
    Jul26

    Iran’s Armed Forces to Give Crushing Response to US Mischief: Deputy Top Commander

    Deputy Chief of Staff of Iran’s Armed Forces Brigadier General Massoud Jazzayeri warned US President Donald Trump’s administration about its moves in the region, saying that Tehran will give tough response to Washington’s uncalculated actions. General Jazzayeri’s remarks came a day after the US House of Representatives...