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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Freeland knew her grandfather was editor of Nazi newspaper
    Mar08

    Freeland knew her grandfather was editor of Nazi newspaper

    Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland knew for more than two decades that her maternal Ukrainian grandfather was the chief editor of a Nazi newspaper in occupied Poland that vilified Jews during the Second World War. Ms. Freeland’s family history has become a target for Russian forces seeking to discredit one of Canada’s highly...

    Opposition Leader: Trump Could Help Russia Drive Putin From Power
    Mar08

    Opposition Leader: Trump Could Help Russia Drive Putin From Power

    President Trump and his administration have a unique chance to convince Russian leader Vladimir Putin to give up power and return the country to the path of democratic political reform, a leading Russian opposition leader says. Mikhail Khodorkovsky, the exiled Russian businessman turned democracy advocate, also warned that Russia under Putin has...

    Russia’s Hallowed October Revolution Now Seen as a ‘Communist Coup’
    Mar08

    Russia’s Hallowed October Revolution Now Seen as a ‘Communist Coup’

    For decades, the Soviet Union celebrated the October Revolution, which brought the communist Bolsheviks to power in Russia. Nowadays, there’s much less celebration. The October Revolution, which took place in November 1917 under the modern Gregorian calendar, led to the rise of the Soviet Union and created the world’s first communist...

    [Ticker] Norway to resume political contacts with Russia
    Mar08

    [Ticker] Norway to resume political contacts with Russia

    High-level political contacts between Norway and Russia will be resumed for the first time since Russia’s annexation of the Crimean peninsula, when foreign minister Brende visits Arkhangelsk this month and environment and industry ministers travel to Moscow in April, reports Aftenposten. “Norway and Russia are neighbouring countries....

    European Diplomats Push For More U.S. Support Against Russian Aggression
    Mar08

    European Diplomats Push For More U.S. Support Against Russian Aggression

    Envoys from six European countries that border Russia have pushed for more U.S. military and economic support, as they repeated warnings to U.S. senators about an increasingly aggressive Russia. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Trump to select former UN spokesman as NATO envoy: report
    Mar08

    Trump to select former UN spokesman as NATO envoy: report

    U.S. President Donald Trump will nominate Richard Grenell, a former U.S. spokesman at the United Nations to be the next ambassador to NATO, Bloomberg reported Wednesday. Grenell was an early Trump supporter, and if confirmed by the Senate, would be the highest-ranking openly gay person in the Trump administration. In his recent stint as aÂ...

    Putin foes receive cold shoulder from Ukraine
    Mar08

    Putin foes receive cold shoulder from Ukraine

    When the Russian authorities came for anti-Kremlin activist Alexei Vetrov he says he thought he knew where to go: Ukraine. The country had just seen its Moscow-backed leader ousted by mass protests and plunged into a standoff with Russia as it pivoted sharply towards the West. But now — almost three years after moving — …read more Source:...

    Putin foes receive cold shoulder from Ukraine
    Mar08

    Putin foes receive cold shoulder from Ukraine

    When the Russian authorities came for anti-Kremlin activist Alexei Vetrov he says he thought he knew where to go: Ukraine. The country had just seen its Moscow-backed leader ousted by mass protests and plunged into a standoff with Russia as it pivoted sharply towards the West. But now — almost three years after moving — Vetrov remains trapped in...

    Klimkin: U.S. gave strong signal that Ukraine would not become bargaining chip
    Mar08

    Klimkin: U.S. gave strong signal that Ukraine would not become bargaining chip

    …read more Source: NEWS.am

    Ukraine rail blockade creates headache for Kiev
    Mar08

    Ukraine rail blockade creates headache for Kiev

    Move to halt trade with separatists could cost country $3.5bn and up to 75,000 jobs …read more Source: Financial...