: :inin Kyiv (EET)

Section: US & Canada

    The Atlantic Daily: Toxins and Immunity
    Apr01

    The Atlantic Daily: Toxins and Immunity

    What We’re FollowingWhite House Turmoil: Last night, Mike Flynn offered to testify in exchange for immunity from prosecution in the investigation of ties between Russia and the Trump campaign, sparking speculation about what his testimony might reveal, and what his motives might be. Flynn’s denial that he spoke with the Russian...

    UN chief urges Ukraine and separatists to honor cease-fire
    Apr01

    UN chief urges Ukraine and separatists to honor cease-fire

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is welcoming a new cease-fire agreement between Ukraine and Russian-backed separatists in the country’s east and urging all parties to honor it. U.N. spokesman Stephane Dujarric said Friday that Guterres is greatly concerned about “the fate of the civilian population” and hopes...

    UN chief urges Ukraine and separatists to honor cease-fire
    Apr01

    UN chief urges Ukraine and separatists to honor cease-fire

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is welcoming a new cease-fire agreement between Ukraine and Russian-backed… …read more Source:...

    UN chief urges Ukraine and separatists to honor cease-fire
    Apr01

    UN chief urges Ukraine and separatists to honor cease-fire

    U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is welcoming a new cease-fire agreement between Ukraine and Russian-backed separatists in the country’s east and urging all parties to honor it. U.N. spokesman Stephane Dujarric … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    Nebraska farmers are relying on Ukrainian hackers to fix their tractors
    Apr01

    Nebraska farmers are relying on Ukrainian hackers to fix their tractors

    Until a few years ago, farmers could fix and upgrade their own large farm equipment, including tractors. But that’s changed as tractors have become more high-tech. …read more Source: Public Radio...

    Liberals stick to their guns as U.S. again calls for NATO allies to spend more
    Apr01

    Liberals stick to their guns as U.S. again calls for NATO allies to spend more

    OTTAWA — The Trudeau government has sent its strongest signals yet that Canada does not plan to bow to U.S. pressure to dramatically increase what it spends on defence. U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson warned at his first NATO meeting in Brussels on Friday that the Trump administration wants allies to draw up plans for boosting defence...

    Spicer Asks Reporters Why They’re ‘Rushing to Defend’ Obama Admin Official
    Apr01

    Spicer Asks Reporters Why They’re ‘Rushing to Defend’ Obama Admin Official

    White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer asked members of the White House press corps why they were “rushing to defend” a former Obama administration official during Friday’s press briefing. Spicer’s comment came during an exchange with National Public Radio correspondent Tamara Keith, who asked about the relevance of...

    Eurovision Organizers Threaten Ukraine Over Ban On Russian Entry
    Mar31

    Eurovision Organizers Threaten Ukraine Over Ban On Russian Entry

    Ukraine could lose the right to participate in future renditions of the Eurovision Song Contest if it bars Russia’s entry in this year’s competition from entering Ukraine to participate, the head of the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) has said. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia Wins When Sean Spicer Repeats Wiretapping Claims, Obama Diplomat Says
    Mar31

    Russia Wins When Sean Spicer Repeats Wiretapping Claims, Obama Diplomat Says

    WASHINGTON ― Evelyn Farkas, who served as the deputy assistant secretary of defense for Russia, Ukraine and Eurasia until 2015, blasted White House press secretary Sean Spicer Friday after he peddled a misleading conspiracy theory about her role in gathering information on connections between President Donald Trump and Russia.Spicer spent much of...

    Mattis, Tillerson Call Out Russia for ‘Aggression’ and ‘Mucking Around’ in Elections
    Mar31

    Mattis, Tillerson Call Out Russia for ‘Aggression’ and ‘Mucking Around’ in Elections

    Defense Secretary James Mattis and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson called out Russia on Friday for “aggression” and “mucking” around in the election during separate overseas remarks. Mattis joined the United Kingdom defense secretary Michael Fallon in London where they answered questions on Russia and North Korea. One of...