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    PUTIN: The people behind the Trump dossier are ‘worse than prostitutes’
    Jan17

    PUTIN: The people behind the Trump dossier are ‘worse than prostitutes’

    REUTERS/Sergei KarpukhinRussian President Vladimir Putin pushed back against claims made in an unverified dossier that Russia worked with President-elect Donald Trump during the presidential election to undermine Hillary Clinton. “We are witnessing an ongoing acute political struggle in the US, whose task is to undermine the legitimacy of...

    Prospect of Warming US-Russia Ties Worries China
    Jan17

    Prospect of Warming US-Russia Ties Worries China

    President-elect Donald Trump’s hints ties with Moscow could improve after he assumes office has been a source of controversy and heated debate in the United States. And that is unlikely to go away after his inauguration later this week. Across the Pacific, in China, it is an increasing source of hand-wringing and worry for Chinese officials...

    Ukraine files case against Russia at UN’s highest court
    Jan17

    Ukraine files case against Russia at UN’s highest court

    THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Ukraine has filed a case against Russia at the United Nations' highest court, accusing Moscow of illegally annexing Crimea and illicitly funding separatist rebel groups. Kiev also is seeking compensation for deadly incidents including the 2014 shooting down of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17…....

    Ukraine Files Case Against Russia at U.N.’s Highest Court Over Crimea and Backing for Separatist Ukrainian Rebels
    Jan17

    Ukraine Files Case Against Russia at U.N.’s Highest Court Over Crimea and Backing for Separatist Ukrainian Rebels

    Ukraine files case against Russia at U.N.’s highest court over Crimea and backing for separatist Ukrainian rebels …read more Source: ABC...

    Ukraine files case against Russia at U.N.’s highest court over Crimea and backing for separatist Ukrainian rebels
    Jan17

    Ukraine files case against Russia at U.N.’s highest court over Crimea and backing for separatist Ukrainian rebels

    THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Ukraine files case against Russia at U.N.’s highest court over Crimea and backing for separatist Ukrainian rebels . …read more Source:...

    Young women face obstacles as they win new power in Ukraine
    Jan17

    Young women face obstacles as they win new power in Ukraine

    Anastasia Deeva was less than a week into her role as Ukraine’s deputy minister of interior in mid-November last year when she found herself at the center of a media firestorm after nude pictures of her surfaced on social media. Her appointment by Minister of Interior Arsen Avakov was a groundbreaking achievement for the 24-year-old,...

    The Daily Vertical: And Then Putin Came For The West
    Jan17

    The Daily Vertical: And Then Putin Came For The West

    The views expressed in this commentary do not necessarily reflect the views of RFE/RL. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Morning Vertical, January 17, 2017
    Jan17

    The Morning Vertical, January 17, 2017

    Your daily roundup. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    In U.N. lawsuit, Ukraine demands Russia end support for separatists
    Jan17

    In U.N. lawsuit, Ukraine demands Russia end support for separatists

    AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – Ukraine filed a lawsuit at the United Nations’ highest court demanding that Russia immediately halt its support for… …read more Source:...

    Facing Trump-Putin axis, Ukraine turns to a white knight — Chrystia Freeland
    Jan17

    Facing Trump-Putin axis, Ukraine turns to a white knight — Chrystia Freeland

    Seen from Ukraine, the news from North America at the beginning of the year was promising. Chrystia Freeland was sworn in as Canada’s new minister of foreign affairs on Jan. 10. She is the proud descendant of Ukrainians and a fierce critic of Russian president Vladimir Putin’s wars in Ukraine and his annexation of Crimea in 2014. She...