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Section: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (USA)

    Analysis | Western sanctions are shrinking Russia’s population
    Oct20

    Analysis | Western sanctions are shrinking Russia’s population

    President Vladimir Putin openly admits that economic sanctions “are severely harming Russia.” Imposed largely in response to the Kremlin’s illegal annexation of Crimea in 2014, Western sanctions have since become a primary thrust of Russia’s foreign policy, perhaps even motivating the Kremlin’s meddling in the 2016 U.S....

    In Crimea, Russian Land Grab Feeds Cries of ‘Carpetbaggers!’
    Oct01

    In Crimea, Russian Land Grab Feeds Cries of ‘Carpetbaggers!’

    SEVASTOPOL, Crimea — More than three years after Russia snatched Crimea from Ukraine, the peninsula is suffering through an extended season of discontent. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    Jim Mattis vows support for Ukraine but stops short of promising weapons
    Aug25

    Jim Mattis vows support for Ukraine but stops short of promising weapons

    WASHINGTON — Defense Secretary Jim Mattis condemned Russia’s attempts to “redraw international borders by force” and pledged support for Ukraine on Thursday but stopped short of promising U.S. weapons for Ukraine’s fight against pro-Russian separatists. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    Ukraine rocket maker denies leaking know-how to North Korea
    Aug17

    Ukraine rocket maker denies leaking know-how to North Korea

    DNIPRO, Ukraine — The head of Ukraine’s top rocket-making company on Tuesday rejected claims that its technologies might have been shipped to North Korea, helping the pariah nation achieve a quantum leap in its missile program. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    Ukraine coal shipments show how doors can open for exports
    Aug14

    Ukraine coal shipments show how doors can open for exports

    In 2014, when fighting broke out in the eastern parts of Ukraine, much of the world was focused on the stakes for Russia, Europe and the United States. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    Russia ready for more engagement with Trump administration, despite sanctions
    Aug06

    Russia ready for more engagement with Trump administration, despite sanctions

    MANILA, Philippines — Russia’s top diplomat said Sunday his country was ready for more engagement with the United States on North Korea, Syria, Ukraine and other pressing matters, even as Moscow braced for new sanctions from the Trump administration. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    In Kiev, Russia-blamed assassinations are becoming commonplace in ‘hybrid war’ amid eastern Ukraine’s uprising
    Aug02

    In Kiev, Russia-blamed assassinations are becoming commonplace in ‘hybrid war’ amid eastern Ukraine’s uprising

    An explosion that killed a top Ukrainian military intelligence official in his car June 27 wasn’t the only high-profile assassination that’s struck Kiev lately. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    Pentagon and State Department are said to propose arming Ukraine
    Aug02

    Pentagon and State Department are said to propose arming Ukraine

    WASHINGTON — The Pentagon and State Department have proposed to the White House a plan to supply Ukraine with anti-tank missiles and other arms, according to Defense Department officials. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    Officials praise coal deal between Pa. company, Ukraine as ‘shot in the arm’ for industry, clear message to Russia
    Aug01

    Officials praise coal deal between Pa. company, Ukraine as ‘shot in the arm’ for industry, clear message to Russia

    Armed with 700,000 tons of Pennsylvania coal, a privately held Latrobe company has stepped into the deepening fray of the tit-for-tat chess match between the United States and Russia. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    Separatists proclaim a new state to replace all of Ukraine
    Jul18

    Separatists proclaim a new state to replace all of Ukraine

    MOSCOW — Separatists in eastern Ukraine on Tuesday proclaimed a new state that aspires to include not only the areas they control but also the rest of the country. But Russia, their chief backer, sought to play down the announcement, saying it was merely part of public discussion. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

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