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    Manafort faced blackmail attempt, hacks suggest
    Feb23

    Manafort faced blackmail attempt, hacks suggest

    A purported cyber hack of the daughter of political consultant Paul Manafort suggests that he was the victim of a blackmail attempt while he was serving as Donald Trump’s presidential campaign chairman last summer.The undated communications, which are allegedly from the iPhone of Manafort’s daughter, include a text that appears to...

    Bitter Harvest and the Bitter Present in Ukraine
    Feb23

    Bitter Harvest and the Bitter Present in Ukraine

    The Ukrainian term “Holodomor” has yet to enter the world’s genocide vocabulary, as “Shoah” and “Cambodia” and “Rwanda” have done. But we should hope that the world soon becomes as familiar with “the Holodomor” as it has with “the Holocaust”: not for the sake of a comparative wickedness contest and still less to deny the singular character...

    Ukraine to participate in EXPO-2017
    Feb23

    Ukraine to participate in EXPO-2017

    ASTANA. KAZINFORM Ukraine has signed an agreement to participate in the international exhibition EXPO-2017 in Astana, Kazinform correspondent reports citing the secretariat of the EXPO-2017 Commissioner. …read more Source:...

    China’s Wang joins top seeds Kerber, Svitolina in Dubai Open quarter finals
    Feb23

    China’s Wang joins top seeds Kerber, Svitolina in Dubai Open quarter finals

    Top seeds Angelique Kerber of Germany and Elina Svitolina of Ukraine secured their tickets in the quarter-finals at WTA Dubai Open Wednesday, while Chinese Wang Qiang stunned French top player Kristina Mladenovic. …read more Source: English China News...

    Poroshenko Says Satisfied Has ‘Built Bridges’ With Trump Administration
    Feb23

    Poroshenko Says Satisfied Has ‘Built Bridges’ With Trump Administration

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said he was satisfied he has established a dialogue with the Trump administration despite early predictions the American president would favor a closer relationship with Russia. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    AP Analysis: Why Venezuelans have lost hope life will change
    Feb23

    AP Analysis: Why Venezuelans have lost hope life will change

    Staring numbly at the floor, Jhorman recounts how he watched his cousin’s skull come apart under his baseball cap from a bullet shot by security forces. Many of more than 100 political prisoners were arrested that year and remain in jail, according to human rights groups. Most are being held incommunicado in the dungeons of El Helicoide, a...

    Ukrainian Nationalists Stage a Show of Force in the Capital Kiev
    Feb23

    Ukrainian Nationalists Stage a Show of Force in the Capital Kiev

    Smoke bombs, flares and nationalist imagery made for a highly charged demonstration in the Ukrainian capital on Wednesday as protesters turned out to oppose business dealings with the rebel-occupied east and voiced their support for government reform. …read more Source: Latin American Herald...

    Saudi-Ukraine strong relations highlighted at Interpipe reception
    Feb23

    Saudi-Ukraine strong relations highlighted at Interpipe reception

    RIYADH — Interpipe, global steel pipes and railway wheels producer, hosted a reception in partnership with the Ukrainian Embassy in Riyadh last Tuesday (Feb. 21), attended by key government officials and business representatives from the Kingdom. These included the Chairman of Al Shaye Group Saud Al Shaye, Chairman of Rassais Group and Head of...

    UN mediator not expecting quick breakthrough in Syria peace talks
    Feb23

    UN mediator not expecting quick breakthrough in Syria peace talks

    UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura delivers his speech during the 53rd Munich Security Conference in Munich, Germany, on February 19, 2017. Photo: Reuters GENEVA: UN mediator Staffan de Mistura said on Wednesday he did not expect an immediate breakthrough when Syria peace talks restart on Thursday but wanted productive talks that...

    Town hall anger hits N.J. as Republican Lance faces the public
    Feb23

    Town hall anger hits N.J. as Republican Lance faces the public

    BRANCHBURG — For the first few minutes of Republican U.S. Rep. Leonard Lance’s town hall meeting Wednesday evening, it almost looked like he had won over a passionate anti-Trump crowd of nearly 1,000. Lance, an eight-year incumbent, answered a question about repeal of the Affordable Care Act by saying he supports “repairing” the...