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    Trump to Ask Merkel’s Advice on Putin, Ukraine – US Officials
    Mar10

    Trump to Ask Merkel’s Advice on Putin, Ukraine – US Officials

    President Donald Trump will ask Chancellor Angela Merkel for advice on how to deal with Russian President Vladimir Putin, U.S. officials said on Friday, as the U.S. and German leaders meet next week after sometimes pointed disagreements in recent months. Merkel will visit the White House on Tuesday for talks with Trump and a joint news conference...

    Foreign couple arrested in UAE for unwed sex is released
    Mar10

    Foreign couple arrested in UAE for unwed sex is released

    A South African man and his pregnant Ukrainian fiancee will not face charges in the United Arab Emirates following their arrest for having sex outside of marriage, a local newspaper reported …read more Source: ABC...

    Trump to ask Merkel for advice on Putin, Ukraine: U.S. officials
    Mar10

    Trump to ask Merkel for advice on Putin, Ukraine: U.S. officials

    Merkel to visit the White House on Tuesday for talks with Trump …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Foreign couple arrested in UAE for unwed sex is released
    Mar10

    Foreign couple arrested in UAE for unwed sex is released

    JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A South African man and his pregnant Ukrainian fiancee won't face charges in the United Arab Emirates following their arrest for having sex outside of marriage, a South African newspaper reported Friday…. …read more Source: Associated...

    Trump to ask Merkel for advice on Ukraine conflict, Putin: US officials
    Mar10

    Trump to ask Merkel for advice on Ukraine conflict, Putin: US officials

    Donald Trump will ask Angela Merkel for her views on the conflict in Ukraine, senior Trump officials said. …read more Source:...

    Trump to ask Merkel for advice on Ukraine conflict, Putin: U.S. officials
    Mar10

    Trump to ask Merkel for advice on Ukraine conflict, Putin: U.S. officials

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump will ask German Chancellor Angela Merkel for her views on how the United States can help resolve… …read more Source:...

    Klimkin says Tillerson pledges  U.S. support against Russian aggression
    Mar10

    Klimkin says Tillerson pledges U.S. support against Russian aggression

    WASHINGTON – Ukrainian Foreign Affairs Minister Pavlo Klimkin says U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has assured him that Washington will continue to support Kyiv in its standoff with Russia. Mr. Klimkin made the comments outside the State Department on March 7 following a meeting with Mr. Tillerson, the former ExxonMobil CEO who now serves...

    Canada extends military training mission to Ukraine for two more years
    Mar10

    Canada extends military training mission to Ukraine for two more years

    OTTAWA – Canada is extending its military training mission to Ukraine for another two years, Canada’s national defense and foreign affairs ministers announced here on March 6. Operation UNIFIER – through which 200 Canadian soldiers have provided training to their Ukrainian counterparts in such areas as bomb disposal, military policing and...

    Ukraine’s chief tax collector Nasirov  arrested in alleged $74 M gas scheme
    Mar10

    Ukraine’s chief tax collector Nasirov arrested in alleged $74 M gas scheme

    KYIV – Ukraine’s chief tax and customs official, Roman Nasirov, was placed under arrest for two months on March 7, following a Kyiv district court ruling on embezzlement charges. Authorities accuse him of defrauding the state of $74 million for the benefit of fugitive ex-lawmaker Oleksandr Onyshchenko in a scheme involving state-owned...

    Russia’s quest to resurrect its carrier fleet: The NITKA military complex in Crimea
    Mar10

    Russia’s quest to resurrect its carrier fleet: The NITKA military complex in Crimea

    The Crimean peninsula is a valuable asset, especially for its military attributes. When Russia illegally annexed Crimea in February-March 2014, it notably gained full de facto control over Sevastopol (where the Russian Black Sea Fleet is based and had until then been leasing its facilities) and Donuzlav Bay (before 2014, the site of the Ukrainian...