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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Rosneft seeks meeting with Putin for QIA, Glencore after stake sale
    Jan23

    Rosneft seeks meeting with Putin for QIA, Glencore after stake sale

    Rosneft asked Russian President Vladimir Putin to meet with Intesa Sanpaolo, Glencore, and the Qatar Investment Authority to discuss development plans after they participated in the partial privatisation of the state-run oil producer.The meeting would “underline the significance of this deal,” Rosneft chief executive officer Igor Sechin said in...

    With Marco Rubio’s vote in the bag, Rex Tillerson’s confirmation is all but assured
    Jan23

    With Marco Rubio’s vote in the bag, Rex Tillerson’s confirmation is all but assured

    The last wall of opposition to former Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson’s confirmation as secretary of state has come tumbling down. Early on Monday, Sen. Marco Rubio, the lone Republican on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee who might plausibly have voted against Tillerson, posted a statement on Facebook saying he plans to vote for...

    Dutch Elections Overtaken by Populist and Anti-Establishment Parties
    Jan23

    Dutch Elections Overtaken by Populist and Anti-Establishment Parties

    Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte and his right-liberal People’s Party for Freedom and Democracy ran a full page newspaper advertisement Monday calling for people to “act normal or leave” the Netherlands if they do not like the country and its values. The message is seen by critics as targeted at Dutch citizens of a non-Western...

    Poroshenko Tied to Airline that Helped Yanukoych Cronies Flee
    Jan23

    Poroshenko Tied to Airline that Helped Yanukoych Cronies Flee

    A secretive VIP jet charter business that may have helped officials flee Ukraine as the government of Viktor Yanukovych collapsed appears closely linked to the business empire of current Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko. …read more Source:...

    France’s Fillon says Russia sanctions pointless, dialogue needed
| Reuters
    Jan23

    France’s Fillon says Russia sanctions pointless, dialogue needed | Reuters

    BERLIN European Union sanctions on Russia are pointless, the frontrunner in France’s presidential election Francois Fillon said on Monday during a visit to Berlin, warning of a risk that Russia and the United States forge links that exclude the EU.Fillon said a gesture from Russia would be needed before sanctions could be lifted, adding...

    Federal Customs Authority holds discussion on role of customs
    Jan23

    Federal Customs Authority holds discussion on role of customs

    ABU DHABI, 23rd January, 2017 (WAM) — Commissioner Ali Al Kaabi, Head of the Federal Customs Authority, discussed on Monday the role of the customs sector with Salem Ahmed Salem Al Kaabi, the UAE Ambassador to Ukraine, and Mahash Saeed Salem al-Hameli, the UAE ambassador to South Africa. …read more Source:...

    PM to Poroshenko: Ukraine is not alone
    Jan23

    PM to Poroshenko: Ukraine is not alone

    In a meeting with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko in Tallinn on Monday, Prime Minister Jüri Ratas confirmed Estonia’s continuing and wide-ranging support of Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Foolish GOP Warmongers want to Make Russia the Enemy: It isn’t the Soviet Union Reborn
    Jan23

    Foolish GOP Warmongers want to Make Russia the Enemy: It isn’t the Soviet Union Reborn

    No position taken by President-elect Donald Trump more upsets leading Republican legislators than his desire to reconcile with Russia. GOP propagandists routinely assert that 2012 presidential nominee Mitt Romney was right when he declared Russia “without question our No. 1 geopolitical foe.” Perhaps in Neoconservative nightmares. But...

    Karabakh problem one of priorities of reelected PACE President`s work 
    Jan23

    Karabakh problem one of priorities of reelected PACE President`s work 

    ArmInfo. Reelected President of PACE Pedro Agramunt stated in his speech on the first plenary winter session of the Organization that PACE currently faces four existential challenges, which create a state of constant upheaval. According to him firstly, transnational terrorism poses a fundamental and multi- faceted danger. Secondly, the refugee...

    Creative Types Learn to Shoot Guns
    Jan23

    Creative Types Learn to Shoot Guns

    No. 20 West Twentieth Street looks like an ordinary office building, but go down to the basement and you’ll hear an unusual sound—gunshots, frequent and close. On a recent evening, a group of around a dozen creative types—funky jewelry, high-minded tote bags—arrived at Westside Rifle & Pistol Range and nervously milled about as they...