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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Facing Russia, NATO Seeks Balance Of Deterrence, Dialogue
    Feb14

    Facing Russia, NATO Seeks Balance Of Deterrence, Dialogue

    NATO must mix robust deterrence and “hard-headed engagement” with Russia to address the potential threats posed by Moscow’s aggressive activity, senior officials of the alliance and member states say. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia warns of new Cold War amid surging violence in eastern Ukraine
    Feb14

    Russia warns of new Cold War amid surging violence in eastern Ukraine

    Violence in eastern Ukraine is intensifying and Russian-backed rebels have moved heavy weaponry back to the front line, international monitors warned on Saturday as Moscow responded by accusing the West of dragging the world back 50 years. Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev described East-West relations as having “fallen into a new Cold War”...

    Libyans intercept suspected fuel-smuggling ship
    Feb14

    Libyans intercept suspected fuel-smuggling ship

    TRIPOLI: The Libyan coastguard on Saturday intercepted a ship with a 12-man foreign crew that it said was smuggling diesel and escorted it to the marine base in Tripoli. “The coastguard was conducting a reconnaissance mission when it intercepted the tanker carrying about 1.66 million litres of diesel,” coastguard official Abu Ajila...

    Ukraine’s graft problem tests Western patience and resolve
    Feb14

    Ukraine’s graft problem tests Western patience and resolve

    KIEV, Ukraine – Ukraine’s failure to fight state graft is testing the patience of its Western allies and threatening renewed economic and political chaos in a country still healing the wounds of war. The latest and perhaps sternest warning to the pro-EU team of President Petro Poroshenko came Wednesday, February … …read more...

    Russia casts doubt on Syria ceasefire deal as army gains ground
    Feb14

    Russia casts doubt on Syria ceasefire deal as army gains ground

    MEGAN THOMPSON, PBS NEWSHOUR WEEKEND ANCHOR: Rebel-held areas around Aleppo, Syria, continue to be subject to fierce fighting, as government forces try to retake the city. And a new report from the independent Syrian Center for Policy Research estimates 470,000 Syrians have died in the war, almost double previous estimates. “New York Times”...

    Russia Warns of New Cold War as East Ukraine Violence Surges
    Feb14

    Russia Warns of New Cold War as East Ukraine Violence Surges

    …read more Source: The Jakarta...

    The Republicans Debate in Greenville
    Feb14

    The Republicans Debate in Greenville

    Jonathan Ernst / Reuters 09:37 PM Molly BallLink Kasich sounds very much like the George W. Bush of 2000, who also ran against “nation-building.” In fact, when Kasich ran for president in 1999, Bush pushed him out of the race in large part because their messages were so similar …read more Source: The...

    Russia warns of new Cold War as east Ukraine violence surges
    Feb14

    Russia warns of new Cold War as east Ukraine violence surges

    MUNICH: Violence in eastern Ukraine is intensifying and Russian-backed rebels have moved heavy weaponry back to the front line, international monitors warned on Saturday as Moscow responded by accusing Kiev of violating a peace deal. In the latest… …read more Source: The News...

    The world’s jet setters have noticed some of their people are missing
    Feb14

    The world’s jet setters have noticed some of their people are missing

    ReutersThere are people in the world who rarely stay in one place. They’re the executives, the entrepreneurs, and the global citizens who feel just as comfortable in Dubai as they do in Shanghai. Call them your global jet setters, if you like. And in 2016 they’ve started to notice that some members of their group have gone missing —...

    Libyan Government in Tripoli Seizes Tanker, Alleges Smuggling of Gasoline
    Feb14

    Libyan Government in Tripoli Seizes Tanker, Alleges Smuggling of Gasoline

    The coast guard of Libya’s self-declared government has seized a foreign tanker that it says was smuggling nearly 2 million liters of gasoline. Officials in Tripoli identified the tanker as the Captain Kahayyam and said the coast guard intercepted it Friday. The tanker’s crew is from Azerbaijan, Turkey and Ukraine. It was unclear...