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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    China Hits Out at Tillerson Threats, Warns of ‘Major War’
    Jan13

    China Hits Out at Tillerson Threats, Warns of ‘Major War’

    Chinese state media hit out on Friday at comments made by secretary of state nominee Rex Tillerson, who said the U.S. could move to block Chinese access to artificial islands it made in disputed areas of the South China Sea.In comments to the Senate Foreign Relations Committee during his confirmation hearing on Wednesday, Tillerson said...

    National Symphony Orchestra embarks on 44-concert tour of North America
    Jan13

    National Symphony Orchestra embarks on 44-concert tour of North America

    PARSIPPANY, N.J. – The National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine (NSOU), the country’s most acclaimed cultural ambassador and one of the most distinguished orchestras of Europe, will undertake a 44-concert North American tour beginning on January 18 in Fort Myers, Fla., and concluding in the San Francisco area on March 26. Tour performances...

    2016: In Ukraine: economic hardship and Russian hybrid warfare
    Jan13

    2016: In Ukraine: economic hardship and Russian hybrid warfare

    Ukraine endured another year of economic hardship and unprovoked Russian hybrid warfare on all fronts while a third post-Maidan government was installed amid political turmoil in another attempt to deliver the promises of democratic transformation espoused by the revolution of 2014. 2016 was also the year Ukraine marked the 25th anniversary of...

    Cold snap: Ukraine freeze kills 40 people in two weeks
    Jan13

    Cold snap: Ukraine freeze kills 40 people in two weeks

    Sub-zero temperatures across Ukraine have claimed 40 lives since late December, officials said Friday as the death toll from the cold snap hitting Europe keeps rising. …read more Source: Hindustan...

    ‘Sir Andy’ seeks end to agony at Australian Open
    Jan13

    ‘Sir Andy’ seeks end to agony at Australian Open

    Having snatched Novak Djokovic’s world number one ranking in a thrilling late-season raid, Andy Murray will bid to storm the Serb’s Melbourne Park fortress and capture an elusive Australian Open title after five agonising near misses. Murray enters the year’s first grand slam in unknown territory, rated as top seed for the first...

    2016: In U.S.-Ukraine relations: concerns about war, corruption
    Jan13

    2016: In U.S.-Ukraine relations: concerns about war, corruption

    Questionable words uttered by President Barack Obama put Ukraine in the news in the United States at the beginning of the year. In his State of the Union address on January 12, speaking about threats faced by the U.S. and the world, Mr. Obama said: “Even as their economy severely contracts, Russia is pouring resources […] …read more Source:...

    Blocking China from islands means ‘war’
    Jan13

    Blocking China from islands means ‘war’

    CHINA’S state-run media warned the United States on Friday there would be war if it moved to block China’s access to islands in the contested West Philippine Sea (South China Sea). “Unless Washington plans to wage a large-scale war in the South China Sea, any other approaches to prevent Chinese access to the islands will be foolish,”...

    Donald Trump backing EU breakup would be ‘lunacy’: ambassador
    Jan13

    Donald Trump backing EU breakup would be ‘lunacy’: ambassador

    Brussels, Jan 13: The Donald Trump administration would be committing “sheer folly” if it supports the European Union’s breakup, as it appears to be doing, the departing US ambassador to the EU warned today. Anthony Gardner, who is leaving his Brussels post after three years, said the US president-elect’s transition team had been...

    Ukraine freeze kills 40 people in two weeks (AFP)
    Jan13

    Ukraine freeze kills 40 people in two weeks (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Sub-zero temperatures across Ukraine have claimed 40 lives since late December, officials said Friday as the death toll from the cold snap hitting Europe keeps rising. …read more Source: The West...

    Canadian navy ship returns to port following six-month NATO deployment
    Jan13

    Canadian navy ship returns to port following six-month NATO deployment

    HALIFAX — Family members and friends lined a dock on the Halifax waterfront Friday to welcome the return of a Royal Canadian Navy ship following a six-month deployment overseas. HMCS Charlottetown pulled into port on a clear, mild day after a stint with NATO forces in the Mediterranean and Black seas as part of Op Reassurance — Canada’s...