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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Macron puts national security at heart of foreign policy
    Jun24

    Macron puts national security at heart of foreign policy

    President Emmanuel Macron is starting to realign France’s foreign policy, setting out plans to be less interventionist in conflicts abroad and putting his country’s national security at the heart of diplomacy.When Macron, 39, took office just over a month ago, he was widely expected to put the emphasis on continuity in foreign policy,...

    Politics: ‘Her hubby is running a Ponzi scheme’: The FBI is probing Paul Manafort’s business dealings with his son-in-law
    Jun23

    Politics: ‘Her hubby is running a Ponzi scheme’: The FBI is probing Paul Manafort’s business dealings with his son-in-law

    President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, poured millions of dollars into real-estate deals brokered by his son-in-law, Jeff Yohai. President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, poured millions of dollars into real-estate deals brokered by his son-in-law, Jeff Yohai. Those investments came...

    Analysts: Russia’s Military Threats Mainly Bluster, but Conflict Risk Rising
    Jun23

    Analysts: Russia’s Military Threats Mainly Bluster, but Conflict Risk Rising

    A series of close encounters this month over the Baltic Sea and U.S. shoot-downs of Russian allies’ aircraft in Syria have triggered concerns among defense analysts that any direct incident between Russia and the United States, even if accidental, could quickly spiral out of control. Reports say a Russian fighter jet and a U.S. spy plane on...

    EU Tackles Pressing Issues at First Summit Since Brexit Talks
    Jun23

    EU Tackles Pressing Issues at First Summit Since Brexit Talks

    On the first anniversary of Britain’s decision to leave the European Union, leaders from the bloc Friday concluded a summit in Brussels with questions about the residency rights of EU citizens in Britain once it exits the regional grouping. Addressing the bloc this week, British Prime Minister Theresa May discussed the fate of the 3 million...

    5 things Trump did while you weren’t looking: Week 3
    Jun23

    5 things Trump did while you weren’t looking: Week 3

    The White House declared it “Tech Week,” inviting a group of CEO’s to repair the administration’s somewhat rocky relationship to the innovation industries. But for all intents and purposes, this turned out to be Healthcare Week in Washington.The Senate GOP’s healthcare bill dropped with a bang on Thursday, drafted so secretly...

    Jehovah’s Witnesses in Crimea Ordered to Renounce Faith or Fight For Occupying Russian Army
    Jun23

    Jehovah’s Witnesses in Crimea Ordered to Renounce Faith or Fight For Occupying Russian Army

    Human rights groups say the order violates multiple international humanitarian laws. …read more Source:...

    Is U.S. power grid at risk from Russian hacking?
    Jun23

    Is U.S. power grid at risk from Russian hacking?

    Wired magazine takes an in-depth look at a years-long string of cyberattacks in Ukraine​ that could have implications for the U.S. …read more Source:...

    Russia’s Cyberwar Lab and Haiti’s Portable Pharmacies: The Week in Global-Affairs Writing
    Jun23

    Russia’s Cyberwar Lab and Haiti’s Portable Pharmacies: The Week in Global-Affairs Writing

    How an Entire Nation Became Russia’s Test Lab for Cyberwar Andy Greenberg | WIRED“Yushchenko, who ended up serving as Ukraine’s president from 2005 to 2010, believes that Russia’s tactics, online and off, have one single aim: ‘to destabilize the situation in Ukraine, to make its government look incompetent and vulnerable.’...

    The power of Russian propaganda
    Jun23

    The power of Russian propaganda

    After the 2008 Georgian War, and then the annexation of Crimea in 2014, Moscow realised the limits of its hard power. The sovereign and independent countries that Putin had considered to be part of Russia’s “legitimate sphere of influence” were slipping away by building closer ties with Europe and the US. This was in clear opposition with...

    CNN: Senate Is Investigating Russian Fund Tied To Trump Associates
    Jun23

    CNN: Senate Is Investigating Russian Fund Tied To Trump Associates

    The Senate Intelligence Committee is looking into a $10 billion Russian investment fund managed by a Kremlin-run bank tied to several Trump associates, CNN reported Friday. A congressional source told CNN that lawmakers are investigating the Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF), which is overseen by the state-run Vnesheconombank, whose CEO met...