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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    All about that base: Russian actions in Ukraine, Syria are about geography
    Jan21

    All about that base: Russian actions in Ukraine, Syria are about geography

    Over the past two years, pundits have been aghast as Russian President Vladimir Putin annexed Crimea, started a shadow war in eastern Ukraine, doubled down on his support for Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad, and harassed neighboring Turkey with fighter jet overflights. …read more Source: Foreign...

    Coca-Cola, Pepsi investigated in Crimea map probe
    Jan21

    Coca-Cola, Pepsi investigated in Crimea map probe

    Ukrainian prosecutors have launched a criminal investigation into the online publication by US drinks companies Coca-Cola and Pepsico of a map that showed Crimea as a part of Russia, a Ukrainian lawmaker says. read more …read more Source: Otago Daily...

    Russia Dismisses British Litvinenko Inquiry Findings
    Jan21

    Russia Dismisses British Litvinenko Inquiry Findings

    Russia’s Foreign Ministry is dismissing a British inquiry’s conclusion that Russian President Vladimir Putin “probably” approved a 2006 assassination operation in which the country’s spy agency poisoned its former agent Alexander Litvinenko in London. “We regret that the purely criminal case has been politicized and...

    UK judge: Putin probably approved plan to poison ex-spy
    Jan21

    UK judge: Putin probably approved plan to poison ex-spy

    President Vladimir Putin probably approved a plan by Russia’s FSB security service to kill a former agent-turned-Kremlin critic who died after drinking tea laced with radioactive poison. This was revealed by a British judge said Thursday in a strongly worded report that led Moscow to accuse Britain of a politically motivated attack. Judge...

    Russia dismisses UK inquiry into Litvinenko murder
    Jan21

    Russia dismisses UK inquiry into Litvinenko murder

    Russia’s Foreign Ministry has strongly rejected as politicized the conclusion of a British inquiry into the 2006 killing of ex-KGB spy Alexander Litvinenko in London. Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova in a statement on Thursday slammed the results of Britain’s inquiry into the death of Litvinenko, as biased and vague. She,...

    Russian President Vladimir Putin ‘Probably’ Approved Killing of Former Agent
    Jan21

    Russian President Vladimir Putin ‘Probably’ Approved Killing of Former Agent

    LONDON —President Vladimir Putin probably approved a plan by Russia’s FSB security service to kill a former agent-turned-Kremlin critic who died after drinking tea laced with radioactive poison, a British judge said Thursday in a strongly worded report that led Moscow to accuse Britain of souring bilateral relations. Judge Robert Owen, who...

    Ukraine investigates Coca-Cola and Pepsico over Crimea map row: MP
    Jan21

    Ukraine investigates Coca-Cola and Pepsico over Crimea map row: MP

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian prosecutors have launched a criminal investigation into the online publication by U.S. drinks companies Coca-Cola and Pepsico of a map that showed Crimea as a part of Russia, a Ukrainian lawmaker said on Thursday. …read more Source:...

    Russia’s Putin ‘probably’ approved London murder of ex-KGB agent Litvinenko: UK inquiry
    Jan21

    Russia’s Putin ‘probably’ approved London murder of ex-KGB agent Litvinenko: UK inquiry

    President Vladimir Putin probably approved a 2006 Russian intelligence operation to murder ex-KGB agent Alexander Litvinenko with radioactive polonium-210 in London, a British inquiry concluded on Thursday, prompting a row with Moscow. Russia, which had declined to cooperate in the inquiry, described Britain’s handling of the case as opaque...

    Davos Forum: Azerbaijan May Lose Economic Achievements under Such Scenario
    Jan21

    Davos Forum: Azerbaijan May Lose Economic Achievements under Such Scenario

    BAKU / 21.01.16 / TURAN: The US News & World Report in cooperation with the consulting company BAV Consulting and the University of Pennsylvania rated 60 “best countries of the world.” Azerbaijan took the 53rd place there. In the first five positions are Germany, Canada, United Kingdom, USA and Sweden. In the last three are Iran,...

    US official in talks with Warsaw on Russia, Ukraine
    Jan21

    US official in talks with Warsaw on Russia, Ukraine

    A senior US official has held talks in Warsaw on the West’s policy towards Russia and the conflict in Ukraine. …read more Source: Polskie Radio dla...