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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Stunning
    Nov17

    Stunning

    When I first saw this, I was stunned. A big piece of the Russia puzzle. In a little watched campaign video from Sam Clovis’s failed 2014 Senate run, Clovis stated staunchly pro-Russian views about the Ukraine crisis. This was on March 17th, 2014, a day before the annexation of the Crimean Peninsula and more than a year before Donald Trump...

    EU keeps former Soviet states at arm’s length
    Nov17

    EU keeps former Soviet states at arm’s length

    The EU aims to weaken enlargement hopes of former Soviet states at a summit next week in line with the wished of last year’s Dutch referendum on Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Clovis Expressed Staunchly Pro-Russian Views A Year Before Campaign
    Nov17

    Clovis Expressed Staunchly Pro-Russian Views A Year Before Campaign

    Sam Clovis, an academic and one-time rightwing talk radio host, was an early supporter of presidential candidate Donald Trump, switching his allegiance from Rick Perry to Trump in August 2015. He has also become a key part of the investigation into possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia during the 2016 campaign because of his...

    With U.S. Backing, Ukraine Pushes to Privatize Paris Climate Agreement
    Nov17

    With U.S. Backing, Ukraine Pushes to Privatize Paris Climate Agreement

    Like most documents that travel through U.N. channels, a recent proposal from Ukrainian diplomats is blanketed in jargon and buzzwords, promising to render things “integrated, holistic and balanced” and to promote “ambition.” But this proposal — brought by the Ukrainian negotiating team to this year’s U.N. Framework Convention on Climate...

    Ukrainian Journalists’ Union Demands Release Of Reporter Held In Belarus
    Nov17

    Ukrainian Journalists’ Union Demands Release Of Reporter Held In Belarus

    The head of Ukraine’s National Union of Journalists (NUJU) is demanding the release of a Ukrainian radio correspondent being held in Belarus. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Azerbaijan-Ukraine trade makes up $530 mln
    Nov17

    Azerbaijan-Ukraine trade makes up $530 mln

    Trade between Azerbaijan and Ukraine made up $529,696,004 in January-October 2017, AZERTAC learnt from Ukraine`s State Statistics Committee. Azerbaijan has exported products worth $170,540,048 mln to Ukraine, while imports amounted to …read more Source: Azerbaijan State News...

    Russia pours more military hardware into annexed “Fortress Crimea”
    Nov17

    Russia pours more military hardware into annexed “Fortress Crimea”

    According to the chief of the General Staff of Russia, Valery Gerasimov, in the last five years Russia has profoundly increased its military presence in key regions of the world, in some areas “reaching the level of the Soviet Union” (Vpk.name, November 9). Speaking on November 7, Russia’s top-ranking military official devoted significant...

    Russia Almost Built an 85,000 Ton Nuclear-Powered Aircraft Carrier
    Nov17

    Russia Almost Built an 85,000 Ton Nuclear-Powered Aircraft Carrier

    Paul Richard Huard Security, But it died in scrap yards–a dream to never come true. But the Ulyanovsk is a tantalizing “almost” of history. Moscow never finished the project, because it ran out of money. As the Cold War ended, Russia plunged into years of economic hardship that made building new ships impossible. The Ulyanovsk died in the...

    Canada’s opposition Conservatives support U.N. peacekeeping mission in Ukraine
    Nov17

    Canada’s opposition Conservatives support U.N. peacekeeping mission in Ukraine

    OTTAWA – Canada’s Official Opposition Conservative Party has joined the Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) in calling for a Canadian-led United Nations peacekeeping mission in eastern Ukraine. “The defense of Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial integrity should be a priority for Canada’s government on the international stage,”...

    Ukrainian Heritage Consortium convenes fifth conference
    Nov17

    Ukrainian Heritage Consortium convenes fifth conference

    SOMERSET, N.J. – Preserving and making accessible the rich collections of Ukrainian American archives and museum collections was the focus of a three-day conference titled “Conservation and Preservation” held by the Ukrainian Heritage Consortium of North America (UHCNA) that took place October 27-29. The conference provided a unique opportunity...