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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Two Ukrainian   troops killed in   past 24 hours
    Dec21

    Two Ukrainian troops killed in past 24 hours

    KIEV: At least two Ukrainian troops have been killed in the past 24 hours in renewed fighting in eastern Ukraine, officials said on Wednesday. Fighting between Russia-backed separatists and Ukrainian government troops has killed more than 9,600 people since the conflict began in April 2014. A 2015 cease-fire deal did not completely stop fighting...

    Your Support for The Daily Signal Is Critical. And These 21 Comments Are Pretty Awesome, Too.
    Dec21

    Your Support for The Daily Signal Is Critical. And These 21 Comments Are Pretty Awesome, Too.

    Earlier this week, we asked our Morning Bell subscribers to share their feedback about The Daily Signal. (If you’re not a subscriber, sign up here.) We get letters, Facebook comments, and tweets every day of the week, and reading them is one of the things I enjoy most about my job as editor-in-chief. Even the critical ones challenge us to...

    Germany to Commit More Troops to NATO in Lithuania
    Dec21

    Germany to Commit More Troops to NATO in Lithuania

    Germany is upping its contribution to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) in the Baltic state of Lithuania. This is a welcome development. The initial news came in October when Germany announced its commitment of Bundeswehr forces to Lithuania in 2017 as part of a NATO deterrence mission. Materially, the German deployment will be...

    In NYC’s Russian Enclaves, a Big ‘Nyet’ to Hacking Talk
    Dec21

    In NYC’s Russian Enclaves, a Big ‘Nyet’ to Hacking Talk

    Clutching a cobbler’s tool, Roman Gadayev defiantly lashed out against accusations that Russia meddled in the U.S. election to sway the vote to Donald Trump. “Simply impossible,” said the Kazakhstan native who runs a shoe repair shop near the Brighton Beach boardwalk. “This is something that only uneducated people can buy into.” Most...

    EM currencies and stocks book cautious gains in thin trading
    Dec21

    EM currencies and stocks book cautious gains in thin trading

    Emerging markets struggled for direction in thin pre-holiday trade yesterday, though a pause in the dollar and higher oil prices helped Russia’s rouble to hit a one-week high. MSCI’s emerging market stock index eased 0.3%, with gains in Russia, Poland and some Asian bourses but seeing losses in Asian heavyweights Taiwan and South...

    17 stolen masterpieces returned to Italy with only scratches
    Dec21

    17 stolen masterpieces returned to Italy with only scratches

    Seventeen masterpieces valued at some 17 million euros were returned to Italy from Ukraine Wednesday, with little more than scratches to show from their ordeal, after being stolen by masked and armed robbers from a Verona art museum last year …read more Source: U.S....

    17 stolen masterpieces returned to Italy with only scratches
    Dec21

    17 stolen masterpieces returned to Italy with only scratches

    VERONA, Italy (AP) — Seventeen masterpieces valued at 17 million euros ($17.7 million) were returned to Italy from Ukraine on Wednesday after… …read more Source:...

    17 stolen masterpieces returned to Italy with only scratches
    Dec21

    17 stolen masterpieces returned to Italy with only scratches

    VERONA, Italy (AP) — Seventeen masterpieces valued at 17 million euros ($17.7 million) were returned to Italy from Ukraine on Wednesday after being stolen by masked, armed robbers from a Verona art museum last year. A guard at the museum, Pasquale Silvestri Riccardi, was convicted of armed robbery and sentenced to 10 years and eight months in...

    Britain, France Push U.N. Syria Ban, Sanctions Over Gas Attacks
    Dec21

    Britain, France Push U.N. Syria Ban, Sanctions Over Gas Attacks

    Britain and France want the United Nations Security Council to ban the sale or supply of helicopters to the Syrian government and to blacklist 11 Syrian military commanders and officials over chemical weapons attacks during the nearly six-year war. The pair have drafted a resolution, seen by Reuters on Wednesday, that also seeks to blacklist 10...

    U.S. slaps more sanctions on Russian businesses
    Dec21

    U.S. slaps more sanctions on Russian businesses

    The United States on Tuesday targeted more Russian businessmen and companies over Russia’s annexation of Crimea and the conflict in Ukraine, slapping them with U.S. sanctions in a move Moscow critici… …read more Source: The...