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    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...

    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...

    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

    Can Canadian Foreign Minister and firm Putin critic Chrystia Freeland offer hope to isolated, war-burdened Ukraine? It’s a long shot, Don Murray suggests, given the priorities of protecting Canada’s trade interests. …read more Source:...

    Malaysia Air on rebound as missing flight search called off
    Jan17

    Malaysia Air on rebound as missing flight search called off

    HONG KONG (AP) — Nearly three years after twin disasters took it to the brink of financial collapse, Malaysia Airlines’ new CEO says the airline’s recovery is going better than expected. The search for the airline’s Flight 370 that went missing in March 2014 with 239 people on board was suspended Tuesday. Speaking before the...

    Petro Poroshenko warns that Ukrainians are at risk of losing faith in the EU path
    Jan17

    Petro Poroshenko warns that Ukrainians are at risk of losing faith in the EU path

    “It would also be dangerous because more unreasonable delays would undermine Ukrainians’ faith in Europe, which in fact is what Russia is aiming for.” …read more Source: Business...

    Trump Called Russia America’s ‘Biggest Problem’ In 2014
    Jan17

    Trump Called Russia America’s ‘Biggest Problem’ In 2014

    Donald Trump may now gush that Russia is doing “great things,” but as recently as 2014 he called the nation America’s “biggest problem.” Trump also suggested imposing tough economic sanctions on Russia in the wake of its February invasion of the Crimea that year. He disdainfully scoffed at the media for failing to take the threat of Russia...