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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Hidden sting raises costs for Ukraine in Russian trade war
    Jan15

    Hidden sting raises costs for Ukraine in Russian trade war

    KIEV, Ukraine — With the conflict in Ukraine already having ravaged bilateral trade, Russia canceling a free-trade pact with its former ally wasn’t seen as a big danger. But there was a twist. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    Nazarbayev, Poroshenko Discuss Situation in Ukraine, Bilateral Ties
    Jan15

    Nazarbayev, Poroshenko Discuss Situation in Ukraine, Bilateral Ties

    The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. ASTANA – Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev spoke by telephone Jan. 12 with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, the Akorda press service reported. The presidents exchanged opinions on the situation in southeastern Ukraine. Nazarbayev called for a compromise...

    Obama’s ‘slippery slope’ delusion
    Jan15

    Obama’s ‘slippery slope’ delusion

    In his State of the Union address, President Barack Obama sounded a familiar and somewhat defensive theme about the Islamic State. Let’s not overreact, he said, against “masses of fighters on the back of pickup trucks and twisted souls plotting in apartments or garages … [who] do not threaten our national existence.” To intensify the fight...

    Lavrov and Kerry to meet in Zurich for Syria talks
    Jan15

    Lavrov and Kerry to meet in Zurich for Syria talks

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and US Secretary of State John Kerry will meet in Zurich on Tuesday next week for talks on Syria and Ukraine. …read more Source: VietNam...

    Azerbaijan agrees with 3 countries on preferential cargo traffic tariffs
    Jan15

    Azerbaijan agrees with 3 countries on preferential cargo traffic tariffs

    BAKU. KAZINFORM – Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Georgia and Ukraine signed a protocol on setting competitive preferential tariffs for cargo transportation via the Trans-Caspian International Transport Route. …read more Source:...

    Obama, Putin discuss Ukraine, Syria: White House
    Jan15

    Obama, Putin discuss Ukraine, Syria: White House

    US President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin spoke by telephone on Thursday, discussing crises in Ukraine and Syria, the White House said. …read more Source: The Times of...

    Kazakhstan, Ukraine, Azerbaijan, Georgia sign protocol on reduced fare for freight transportation: media
    Jan15

    Kazakhstan, Ukraine, Azerbaijan, Georgia sign protocol on reduced fare for freight transportation: media

    The Trans-Caspian international transport route runs through China, Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan, Georgia and Turkey, further going to Europe. …read more Source: AKIpress News...

    The Tempting of Bernie Sanders
    Jan15

    The Tempting of Bernie Sanders

    The front-runner for the Democratic nomination is beset by scandal, trailing (some) Republicans in general-election polling, and at risk of losing to her socialist rival in the earliest two states. That same socialist rival is arguably technically further to the left than Donald Trump is to the right, he has higher polling averages than Trump,...

    Lavrov and Kerry to meet in Zurich for Syria talks
    Jan15

    Lavrov and Kerry to meet in Zurich for Syria talks

    MOSCOW (AFP) – Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and US Secretary of State John Kerry will meet in Zurich on Tuesday next week for talks on Syria and Ukraine. During a telephone call, Lavrov and Kerry agreed to hold a personal meeting on January 20 in Zurich, the Russian foreign ministry said Thursday.The foreign affairs chiefs in...

    Poroshenko Says No More Power For Crimea Until Rejoins Ukraine
    Jan15

    Poroshenko Says No More Power For Crimea Until Rejoins Ukraine

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said Ukraine is prepared to restore electricity to Crimea after more than a month of severe outages, but only if the peninsula annexed by Russia rejoins Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...