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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Russian gas pipeline presents a dilemma for Denmark
    Mar27

    Russian gas pipeline presents a dilemma for Denmark

    COPENHAGEN: Denmark is under pressure to rule on whether a new Russian pipeline supplying gas to Germany can be built near its Baltic coast, a decision that puts it in the line of fire from friend and foe alike. Denmark does not want to act alone in resolving one of the biggest foreign policy quandaries that the small European Union nation has...

    Row over vetting Ukraine judges prompts US-backed body to quit
    Mar27

    Row over vetting Ukraine judges prompts US-backed body to quit

    Many judges in Ukraine have partaken in acts of corruption. (Reuters pic) KIEV: A Washington-backed body set up to vet judges in Ukraine as part of the battle against corruption quit its role on Monday, saying the process to screen a judge fit for office was a sham. The row spotlights Ukraine’s troubled efforts to tackle corruption,...

    Baltics, other EU members, Ukraine, U.S., expel over 100 Russian diplomats
    Mar27

    Baltics, other EU members, Ukraine, U.S., expel over 100 Russian diplomats

    In reaction to the Salisbury attack and citing violations by Russia of the Vienna convention of diplomatic relations, the three Baltic states, 11 other member states of the European Union, as well as the U.S. and Australia have stated they would expel well over a hundred Russian diplomats. …read more Source: Baltic News...

    US expels 60 Russians as allies back Britain in spy row
    Mar27

    US expels 60 Russians as allies back Britain in spy row

    The United States and Britain’s allies around the world have expelled scores of suspected Russian spies in an unprecedented response to a nerve agent attack. At least 116 alleged agents working under diplomatic cover were ordered out by 22 governments, dwarfing similar measures in even the most notorious Cold War spying disputes, and...

    The Allegedly Murderous Oligarch, the Duped CIA Chief, and the Trumpkin
    Mar27

    The Allegedly Murderous Oligarch, the Duped CIA Chief, and the Trumpkin

    Photo Illustration by Lyne Lucien/The Daily BeastOn Sept. 25, 2017, a windowless room in the basement of the Capitol Building became the site of one of Washington’s more mysterious recent events. On hand: an investor who was once unsuccessfully sued for allegedly helping murder his own boss, a former congressman from the Florida panhandle,...

    Mastermind behind €1 billion cyber bank robbery arrested in Spain
    Mar27

    Mastermind behind €1 billion cyber bank robbery arrested in Spain

    Spain and Europol on Monday announced the arrest of a Ukrainian man dubbed the mastermind of a gang behind hundreds of cyberattacks that have netted around a billion euros from banks. …read more Source: The Local...

    Russia nerve agent row: Doubts emerge over Australia’s participation in 2018 FIFA World Cup
    Mar27

    Russia nerve agent row: Doubts emerge over Australia’s participation in 2018 FIFA World Cup

    Australia said on Tuesday it will expel two Russian diplomats in response to a nerve agent attack on a former Russian spy in Britain that the British government has blamed on Moscow and hinted at a possible boycott of the World Cup. The United States said on Monday it would expel 60 Russian diplomats, joining governments across Europe in...

    Australia hints at possible World Cup boycott over nerve agent attack
    Mar27

    Australia hints at possible World Cup boycott over nerve agent attack

    Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop speak to the media at Parliament House in Canberra. (Reuters pic) SYDNEY: Australia said on Tuesday it will expel two Russian diplomats in response to a nerve agent attack on a former Russian spy in Britain that the British government has blamed on Moscow and...

    Dozens of Russian Diplomats Expelled Across Globe
    Mar27

    Dozens of Russian Diplomats Expelled Across Globe

    More than 130 Russian diplomats have been ordered to leave capital cities across the globe, as the West unites behind Britain over the Salisbury nerve agent attack. Some 60 Russians are to be expelled from the US, while suspected intelligence officers in Canada, Ukraine, Australia, Albania, Macedonia and a number of EU states will also be...

    Australia to expel two Russian diplomats over UK nerve agent attack, hints at World Cup boycott
    Mar27

    Australia to expel two Russian diplomats over UK nerve agent attack, hints at World Cup boycott

    SYDNEY: Australia will expel two Russian diplomats in response to a nerve agent attack on a former Russian spy in Britain that the British government has blamed on Moscow, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said on Tuesday. The United States said on Monday it would expel 60 Russian diplomats, joining governments across Europe in punishing the...