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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Crimea or bust
    Mar21

    Crimea or bust

    Three years after Russia annexed Crimea the region remains in a state of flux. …read more Source: BBC

    FBI head confirms Russia election probe, says Moscow backed Trump
    Mar21

    FBI head confirms Russia election probe, says Moscow backed Trump

    WASHINGTON: FBI Director James Comey on Monday confirmed for the first time that the bureau is investigating possible ties between Republican Donald Trump’s presidential campaign and Russia as Moscow sought to influence the 2016 U.S. election. Comey and Admiral Mike Rogers, the director of the National Security Agency, made clear that their...

    Fillon criticises Merkel refugee policies in French TV debate
    Mar21

    Fillon criticises Merkel refugee policies in French TV debate

    French conservative Francois Fillon criticised German Chancellor Angela Merkel for her refugee policies in a televised presidential debate on Monday, saying her management of the migration crisis had caused huge problems for Europe. “I completely disagree with Emmanuel Macron who praised the German chancellor when he was in Berlin for...

    Paul Manafort, Former Trump Campaign Chairman, Faces New Allegations in Ukraine
    Mar21

    Paul Manafort, Former Trump Campaign Chairman, Faces New Allegations in Ukraine

    An invoice seems to show a payment to him of $750,000, disguised as a sale of computers. A spokesman for Mr. Manafort dismissed it all as “baseless.” …read more Source: The New York...

    U.S.-Led NATO Battalion Deploying To Poland From April 1
    Mar21

    U.S.-Led NATO Battalion Deploying To Poland From April 1

    A U.S. military commander says a U.S.-led battalion of more than 1,100 NATO soldiers will be deployed in Poland from the start of April as the alliances sets up a new force in response to the Russian occupation and annexation of Ukraine’s Crimean Peninsula. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    MSNBC Host Asks if Democrats Were ‘Naive’ About Russia in 2012, Cites Romney’s Comments at Time
    Mar20

    MSNBC Host Asks if Democrats Were ‘Naive’ About Russia in 2012, Cites Romney’s Comments at Time

    MSNBC host Steve Kornacki asked Rep. Jackie Speier (D., Calif.) on Monday if Democrats were “naive” in 2012 for mocking then-Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney when he called Russia the country’s top geopolitical threat. Kornacki asked the question after FBI Director James Comey and NSA Director Adm. Mike Rogers told...

    Sean Spicer now argues Trump’s former campaign manager, Paul Manafort, played a “very limited role” for a “limited time”
    Mar20

    Sean Spicer now argues Trump’s former campaign manager, Paul Manafort, played a “very limited role” for a “limited time”

    Paul Manafort; Sean Spicer (Credit: AP/Matt Rourke/Andrew Harnik) After FBI Director James Comey testified to Congress that the bureau is actively investigating whether there are any links between Donald Trump’s campaign and Russia, the White House went to incredible lengths to distance the president from some of his closest allies during...

    Spicer says former head of Trump campaign played “minimal role” in Trump campaign
    Mar20

    Spicer says former head of Trump campaign played “minimal role” in Trump campaign

    The White House on Monday tried to downplay the role of a former Trump campaign manager with ties to pro-Russia groups in Ukraine, incorrectly stating that he’d been employed by the campaign for about half as long as he actually was. Press secretary Sean Spicer told reporters during a press briefing that Paul Manafort started working for...

    Chernobyl-scale chemical disaster looms in Eastern Ukraine war, experts warn
    Mar20

    Chernobyl-scale chemical disaster looms in Eastern Ukraine war, experts warn

    Experts caution that the conflict in Eastern Ukraine could soon get a whole lot hotter as huge volumes of chlorine gas being stored near the fighting threaten a massive and deadly release of the toxic gas. …read more Source: FOX...

    Ukroboronprom test fires Shkval, Stilet weapons
    Mar20

    Ukroboronprom test fires Shkval, Stilet weapons

    Ukroboronprom, Ukraine’s state-owned defense manufacturer, test fired its Shkval and Stilet combat modules built for infantry fighting vehicles. …read more Source: United Press...