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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Ukraine to Suspend Trade with Crimea
    Dec17

    Ukraine to Suspend Trade with Crimea

    Ukraine says it will suspend trade with Russian-occupied Crimea by mid-January. Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk said in televised comments Wednesday the ban will begin in 30 days and will affect everything but humanitarian aid. The prime minister added there was no decision as to whether Ukraine w… …read more Source: The Chosun...

    World Briefing: Trade War Escalates Between Russia and Ukraine
    Dec17

    World Briefing: Trade War Escalates Between Russia and Ukraine

    Ukraine’s cabinet voted to stop trade with Crimea beginning in mid-January, and Russia signed a decree excluding Ukraine from a trade bloc of former Soviet states on Jan. 1. …read more Source: The New York...

    NATO, Ukraine officials sign defense cooperation agreement
    Dec17

    NATO, Ukraine officials sign defense cooperation agreement

    Ryan MaassWASHINGTON, Dec. 16 (UPI) — NATO leadership signed an agreement with the Ukrainian government outlining a roadmap to modernize the country’s defense industry and capabilities. …read more Source: United Press...

    Russia stops free trade zone with Ukraine (AAP)
    Dec17

    Russia stops free trade zone with Ukraine (AAP)

    Russia has made good on threats to Kiev, with an order to suspend free trade with the Ukraine from next year. …read more Source: The West...

    Russia suspends free-trade deal with Ukraine from 2016
    Dec17

    Russia suspends free-trade deal with Ukraine from 2016

    MOSCOW – President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday signed a decree suspending Russia’s free-trade agreement with Ukraine as of January 1, the same day Kiev is set to enter a similar trade deal with Brussels. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    WATCH: Ukrainian government meeting descends into water-throwing spat
    Dec16

    WATCH: Ukrainian government meeting descends into water-throwing spat

    Ukraine’s interior minister has released a video of Monday’s session of the Ukrainian Reform Council which turned into a water-throwing spat. …read more Source: Global...

    Kyiv Says Russia Loots $357 Million Oil Rigs In Black Sea
    Dec16

    Kyiv Says Russia Loots $357 Million Oil Rigs In Black Sea

    Ukraine has accused Russia of looting two of its oil rigs after the Crimea-based oil and gas firm Chornomornaftogaz moved the Black Sea rigs into Russian territorial waters. Russia seized Chornomornaf …read more Source: Big News...

    Polar opposites: Time for a 180 turn in Canada’s Arctic policy
    Dec16

    Polar opposites: Time for a 180 turn in Canada’s Arctic policy

    For some time now, Canada’s approach to the Arctic has been parochial and sovereignty-obsessed. Our Arctic foreign policy is long overdue for some refining and refocusing. It should be reflective of the political, economic and environmental landscape of today’s Arctic, and respond proactively to the challenges and opportunities ahead....

    Kasparov Checkmated
    Dec16

    Kasparov Checkmated

    Winter is Coming: Why Vladimir Putin and the Enemies of the Free World Must be Stopped.by Garry KasparovPublic Affairs, 2015, 291+xxviii pp., $26.99 Few are more qualified to testify to the sheer arbitrary power of Vladimir Putin’s political machine than Garry Kasparov. Long-time world chess champion, Kasparov was a huge celebrity in Russia...

    Putin suspends trade zone with Ukraine
    Dec16

    Putin suspends trade zone with Ukraine

    Russian president acts in retaliation over Kiev’s agreement with European Union …read more Source: Financial...