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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    With Mattis’ Visit to Ukraine on Its Independence Day, the US Sends a Message to Moscow
    Aug25

    With Mattis’ Visit to Ukraine on Its Independence Day, the US Sends a Message to Moscow

    KYIV, Ukraine—A nation doesn’t always reveal its pride or its undying hope for a better future through military parades and presidential speeches. Sometimes, it’s a 40-year-old combat veteran standing rigid in his military fatigues, a medal pinned to his chest, bowing his head in remembrance of fallen comrades while tears run down his...

    Two million Britons are ‘problem’ or ‘at risk’ gamblers
    Aug25

    Two million Britons are ‘problem’ or ‘at risk’ gamblers

    Credits Christopher Furlong/Getty Images Alt Text Gaming chips at Blackpool’s Fylde College Gaming School Gambling Commission says more needs to be done to tackle rising addiction level One-Minute Read Friday, August 25, 2017 – 6:30am …read more Source: The...

    Jim Mattis, in Ukraine, Says U.S. Is Thinking of Sending Weapons
    Aug25

    Jim Mattis, in Ukraine, Says U.S. Is Thinking of Sending Weapons

    The Pentagon chief stressed that the nonlethal weapons would only be supplied to defend Ukraine against Russian aggression. …read more Source: The New York...

    Mattis: US ‘Actively Reviewing’ Sending Defensive Lethal Weapons to Ukraine
    Aug25

    Mattis: US ‘Actively Reviewing’ Sending Defensive Lethal Weapons to Ukraine

    U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Thursday during a visit to Ukraine that the Trump administration was “actively reviewing” whether to provide lethal defensive weapons to the war-torn country. When asked whether Russia might see such a move as a threat, Mattis responded, “Defensive weapons are not provocative unless...

    Union boss backs Emily Thornberry as next Labour leader
    Aug25

    Union boss backs Emily Thornberry as next Labour leader

    Credits Leon Neal/Getty Images Alt Text Emily Thornberry campaigning in the run up to June’s general election Len McCluskey says the next leader must be a woman and calls the shadow foreign secretary a ‘unifying figure’ One-Minute Read Friday, August 25, 2017 – 6:37am …read more Source: The...

    Golden smile
    Aug25

    Golden smile

    Mutaz Essa Barshim of Qatar celebrates after winning the gold medal in high jump at the IAAF Athletics Diamond League meeting in Zurich yesterday. Newly-crowned world champion Barshim cleared 2.36m, followed by Majed Aldin Ghazal (Syria) 2.31m and Bohdan Bondarenko (Ukraine) 2.31m. …read more Source: Gulf...

    Mattis: US ‘Actively Reviewing’ Sending Defensive Lethal Weapons to Ukraine
    Aug25

    Mattis: US ‘Actively Reviewing’ Sending Defensive Lethal Weapons to Ukraine

    U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Thursday during a visit to Ukraine that the Trump administration was “actively reviewing” whether to provide lethal defensive weapons to the war-torn country. When asked whether Russia might see such a move as a threat, Mattis responded, “Defensive weapons are not provocative unless...

    Union boss backs Emily Thornberry as next Labour leader
    Aug25

    Union boss backs Emily Thornberry as next Labour leader

    Credits Leon Neal/Getty Images Alt Text Emily Thornberry campaigning in the run up to June’s general election Len McCluskey says the next leader must be a woman and calls the shadow foreign secretary a ‘unifying figure’ One-Minute Read Friday, August 25, 2017 – 6:37am …read more Source: The...

    Russia State Media: Russians See Crimea as ‘First Step in the Reunification of Russia’
    Aug25

    Russia State Media: Russians See Crimea as ‘First Step in the Reunification of Russia’

    Russia’s RIA Novosti, a state-run Russian-language outlet, published a story on the occasion of Ukraine’s Independence Day to celebrate the annexation of Crimea as “the first step in the reunification of Russia.” …read more Source:...

    NATO Chief: 2 Experts to Attend Russia-Belarus War Games
    Aug25

    NATO Chief: 2 Experts to Attend Russia-Belarus War Games

    NATO’s chief says the military alliance will send two experts to attend Russia’s war games with Belarus, after Minsk invited them to take part. The war games, known as Zapad (West in Russian) and starting on Sept. 14, have raised tensions between NATO and Russia. Zapad will see thousands of troops and equipment from Russia and Belarus...