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    Defense budget authorizes provision of lethal weapons  to Ukraine, expands support
    Dec15

    Defense budget authorizes provision of lethal weapons to Ukraine, expands support

    WASHINGTON – The defense budget for 2018, signed by U.S. President Donald Trump, provides $350 million to promote security in Ukraine and authorizes the country to provide lethal weapons, the Ukrainian Embassy in the United States has said. …read more Source: The Ukrainian...

    Kyiv concerned Council of Europe might cave to Russian ‘blackmail’
    Dec15

    Kyiv concerned Council of Europe might cave to Russian ‘blackmail’

    KYIV – Ukrainian officials and politicians have reacted with alarm to reports that the Council of Europe is considering lifting sanctions imposed against Russia over its military intervention in Crimea out of fears that Moscow might otherwise leave the body. “We are extremely concerned,” Dmytro Kuleba, Ukraine’s ambassador to the...

    After London Setback, May Wins Brexit Cheers in Brussels
    Dec15

    After London Setback, May Wins Brexit Cheers in Brussels

    Making no secret of her desire to move on with Brexit talks, British Prime Minister Theresa May won applause from EU leaders Thursday for efforts so far in agreeing to an outline of divorce terms. A day after she suffered a defeat in parliament in London over her blueprint for quitting the European Union, May told her peers over dinner in...

    EU agrees to extend sanctions against Russia
    Dec15

    EU agrees to extend sanctions against Russia

    The European Union agreed Thursday to extend sanctions against Russia for its actions in Ukraine. …read more Source: United Press...

    EU Leaders Agree To Extend Ukraine-Related Sanctions For Six Months
    Dec15

    EU Leaders Agree To Extend Ukraine-Related Sanctions For Six Months

    European Union leaders have agreed to extend economic sanctions against Russia for six months over Moscow’s aggressive actions in Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Report Says Landmine Casualties Up In 2016, Record Number Of Child Victims
    Dec14

    Report Says Landmine Casualties Up In 2016, Record Number Of Child Victims

    A new report says armed conflicts in Afghanistan, Libya, Ukraine, and Yemen contributed to a second year of “exceptionally high” casualties caused by landmines. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Saakashvili: Corruption — And Russia — Are Ukraine’s Enemy
    Dec14

    Saakashvili: Corruption — And Russia — Are Ukraine’s Enemy

    Mikheil Saakashvili, the former Georgian leader who is now an ardent opponent of Ukraine’s president, said corruption had inflicted far greater damage on Ukraine than Russia had. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Canadian government says defence contractors can now sell weapons to Ukraine
    Dec14

    Canadian government says defence contractors can now sell weapons to Ukraine

    The Canadian foreign ministry said in a statement it would closely examine every bid and noted that “exportation of these items is limited.” …read more Source: Global...

    Democrats Deployed Russophile Colluder Against Trump
    Dec14

    Democrats Deployed Russophile Colluder Against Trump

    Justice Department boss Bruce Ohr rose from obscurity when it became known that in 2016 he was embedded with Fusion GPS, compiler of the dossier on Donald Trump. Bruce’s wife Nellie H. Ohr also worked for Fusion GPS during the 2016 election, and quite possibly played a strategic role. Nellie is the daughter of Kathleen Armstrong Hauke, “a...

    Putin’s Annual News Conference Could Address Syria, Russian Elections, Ukraine
    Dec14

    Putin’s Annual News Conference Could Address Syria, Russian Elections, Ukraine

    A spokesman for the Kremlin told Russian state-owned media Wednesday that President Vladimir Putin had prepared “from dawn till dusk” for his annual news conference scheduled for Thursday. Putin’s appearance is usually broadcast live on three Russian television channels and three radio networks. Topics range from international...