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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Putin, Merkel exchange views on Ukraine in Sochi
    May19

    Putin, Merkel exchange views on Ukraine in Sochi

    The Kremlin’s message to Ukraine is: either concede a negotiated special status for Donetsk and Luhansk (resulting in a state within the Ukrainian state), or accept de facto the definitive separation of that territory from Ukraine. German Chancellor Angela Merkel took the initiative earlier this month to visit Russian President Vladimir...

    Why the special counsel should make Trump’s aides very nervous
    May19

    Why the special counsel should make Trump’s aides very nervous

    The Department of Justice investigation into links between the Trump campaign and Russia isn’t just a scandal about the president’s conduct. The investigation could quickly engulf those surrounding the president — including his next in line. The investigation is also about Michael Flynn’s conduct; that of campaign aides Roger...

    FIFA has three options to deal with Israeli settlement clubs. Only one is legitimate.
    May19

    FIFA has three options to deal with Israeli settlement clubs. Only one is legitimate.

    As it has in Crimea, South Africa and Yugoslavia, FIFA should follow its own rules and the UN, and insist on an end of settlement activities …read more Source: Middle East...

    The Morning Vertical, May 19, 2017
    May19

    The Morning Vertical, May 19, 2017

    Your daily roundup. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Polish paratroopers training elite Ukrainian ‘cyborg’ troops
    May19

    Polish paratroopers training elite Ukrainian ‘cyborg’ troops

    Paratroopers from Poland’s 6th Airborne Brigade will participate in a US-led mission to train Ukrainian soldiers from the elite special-forces group known as “cyborgs”. …read more Source: Polskie...

    G7 inclusion proof of Kenya’s rising influence on global stage – Amina
    May19

    G7 inclusion proof of Kenya’s rising influence on global stage – Amina

    President Kenyatta, who was one of only two African leaders invited to the just concluded Belt and Road Forum in China, will again be joined by his Ethiopian counterpart PM Hailemariam Desalegn in Sicily, Italy/FILENAIROBI, Kenya, May 19 – President Uhuru Kenyatta is among four African leaders who will be attending the G7 Summit in Italy next...

    Ukraine seeks weapons from Ottawa to help fend off Russia-backed rebels
    May19

    Ukraine seeks weapons from Ottawa to help fend off Russia-backed rebels

    A top Ukrainian politician visited Ottawa Thursday to renew a request for defensive weapons to fend off Russia-backed rebels and ask Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government for help shoring up support for Kiev both within the Trump administration and among other Group of Seven countries. Arseniy Yatsenyuk, 43, resigned as Ukraine’s...

    Makei: Belarus does its best to prevent military conflicts
    May19

    Makei: Belarus does its best to prevent military conflicts

    According to the minister, Belarus is trying hard to facilitate a peaceful settlement to the conflict in Ukraine, although some may think it is impossible. …read more Source:...

    MFA: Yerevan to participate in special meeting of BSEC Foreign  Ministers Council in Istanbul
    May19

    MFA: Yerevan to participate in special meeting of BSEC Foreign Ministers Council in Istanbul

    ArmInfo. Official Yerevan will attend a special meeting of the Council of Foreign Ministers of the Organization of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation, which will be held on May 21 in Istanbul under the chairmanship of Turkey. Armenian Foreign Ministry spokesman Tigran Balayan told ArmInfo correspondent. At the same time, he said that the level of...

    Terence Crawford: Unbeaten champion defends boxing title in Garden debut
    May19

    Terence Crawford: Unbeaten champion defends boxing title in Garden debut

    Crawford took the WBC crown last July by unanimous decision over Ukraine's previously unbeaten Viktor Postol. Unbeaten double world junior welterweight champion Terence Crawford defends his crowns against former Olympic champion Felix Diaz on Saturday at New York’s Madison Square Garden.Crawford, 30-0 with 21 knockouts, will try to...