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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    In Aleppo, I saw why Assad is winning
    Dec03

    In Aleppo, I saw why Assad is winning

    The industrial sector of Layramun in northwest Aleppo tells the story of this war. Its 1,200 factories have been looted and destroyed. In their place are piles of concrete rubble filled with rusted metal. Collapsed water tanks peak through the ruins. Where bustling factories and the din of machines once churned out bundles of yarn, only the...

    Trump risks diplomatic blowup in Asia
    Dec03

    Trump risks diplomatic blowup in Asia

    Donald Trump startled foreign policy watchers Friday by speaking with the president of Taiwan, a break with more than 35 years of U.S. policy that is likely to infuriate China. The United States and Taiwan have a strong but unofficial relationship, and Trump’s phone call, confirmed by his transition team Friday afternoon, raises questions...

    Stratfor: Armenia throws discredit on  loyalty to Russia during April war
    Dec03

    Stratfor: Armenia throws discredit on  loyalty to Russia during April war

    ArmInfo. Armenia has thrown discredit on loyalty to Russia during April war in Karabakh confict area, reads the Stratfor report regarding Russia “Probably, the situation went worse particularly due to the fact that Russia was too busy with conflicts in Syria and Ukraine to intervene this conflict,” the article reads. Within this, the...

    Iran’s Bimeh Razi vice champion at World Wrestling Club Cup 2016
    Dec03

    Iran’s Bimeh Razi vice champion at World Wrestling Club Cup 2016

    Iranian freestyle wrestling club Bimeh Razi finishes runner-up at the 2016 Freestyle World Wrestling Clubs Cup in Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Poland, Ukraine sign defence agreement
    Dec03

    Poland, Ukraine sign defence agreement

    Polish Defence Minister Antoni Macierewicz and his Ukrainian counterpart Stepan Poltorak signed on Friday an agreement for the countries’ defence ministries and armaments sectors. …read more Source: Polskie...

    Donald Trump And Russia: Norway Urges Clear, Predictable US Policy On Moscow
    Dec03

    Donald Trump And Russia: Norway Urges Clear, Predictable US Policy On Moscow

    Norway urged U.S. President-elect Donald Trump to adopt a clear and predictable policy on Moscow at a time of heightened tensions in Europe due to Russian aggression in Ukraine and the growing presence of Russian military activities in the Arctic region. …read more Source: International Business...

    POLITICO Brussels Playbook Plus: Oettinger’s ever changing travel story — When Castro hijacked a Commission presser
    Dec03

    POLITICO Brussels Playbook Plus: Oettinger’s ever changing travel story — When Castro hijacked a Commission presser

    OETTINGER’S EVER CHANGING TRAVEL STORY: Commissioner Günther Oettinger can’t seem to get his story straight. At first he had Commission spokespeople defending his undeclared flight on the plane of banker-nuclear adviser-Hungarian government lobbyist Klaus Mangold on the basis he simply had to get to Budapest for dinner with...

    Putin CRACKS DOWN on ART in Russia, warning against ‘DANGEROUS’ freedom of expression
    Dec03

    Putin CRACKS DOWN on ART in Russia, warning against ‘DANGEROUS’ freedom of expression

    VLADIMIR Putin has announced his government will tighten controls on art in Russia, claiming officials are trying to avert terrorist attacks such as that on Charlie Hebdo last year. …read more Source:...

    The Atlantic Daily: Following Leaders
    Dec03

    The Atlantic Daily: Following Leaders

    What We’re FollowingShifting Heads of State: Gambian President Yahya Jammeh conceded his country’s election today after an upset victory by Adama Barrow. Jammeh, who’s ruled for 22 years, took power in a 1994 coup and has long been accused of crushing dissent—but not this time, apparently. Over in France, President François...

    ‘My Soul Is Here’: A Thanksgiving on the Front Lines of the War in Ukraine
    Dec03

    ‘My Soul Is Here’: A Thanksgiving on the Front Lines of the War in Ukraine

    MARINKA, Ukraine—In the night I wake with a start to the sounds of artillery and gunfire. The shelling is loud enough and close enough to shake the walls. A stir from the body lying next to me. I look over at my brother, Drew, sleeping there. Both of us cocooned in our sleeping bags. Above our bunk, Kalashnikovs, body armor, and grenades hang...