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Section: Daily Maverick (South Africa)

      Newsdeck: EU leaders agree to extend Russia sanctions again
      Dec10

      Newsdeck: EU leaders agree to extend Russia sanctions again

      BRUSSELS, Dec 10 (Reuters) – European Union leaders agreed on Thursday to extend economic sanctions imposed on Russia for its intervention in Ukraine by another six months, a spokesman for European Council President Charles Michel said. …read more Source:: Daily...

      Newsdeck: U.S. Charges Six Russian Agents for Hacking That Cost Billions
      Oct20

      Newsdeck: U.S. Charges Six Russian Agents for Hacking That Cost Billions

      (Bloomberg) –The U.S. charged six current and former members of Russia’s military intelligence agency for allegedly carrying out some of the world’s most destructive hacking attacks from 2015 to 2019, including knocking out Ukraine’s power grid and causing almost $1 billion in damage to three American companies....

      Maverick Citizen: OP-ED: SA will beat Covid tender corruption by proactive publishing of procurement information
      Aug02

      Maverick Citizen: OP-ED: SA will beat Covid tender corruption by proactive publishing of procurement information

      South Africa can learn much from Ukraine and Nigeria’s open e-procurement systems which ensure transparency relating to pandemic-related contracts, and allow journalists and citizens to analyse the details of such contracts. …read more Source:: Daily...

      Newsdeck: Full ceasefire takes effect in eastern Ukraine
      Jul27

      Newsdeck: Full ceasefire takes effect in eastern Ukraine

      KYIV, July 27 (Reuters) – A full and comprehensive ceasefire between Ukrainian government forces and pro-Russian separatists has entered into force in eastern Ukraine, opening the prospect of an end to military and civilian casualties, the two sides said on Monday. …read more Source:: Daily...

      Newsdeck: Fires near Chernobyl make Kiev air most polluted in world
      Apr17

      Newsdeck: Fires near Chernobyl make Kiev air most polluted in world

      KIEV, April 17 (Reuters) – Fires around the defunct Chernobyl nuclear plant and elsewhere pushed pollution levels in Ukraine’s capital Kiev to the worst in the world on Friday, giving inhabitants another reason to stay indoors on top of the coronavirus lockdown. …read more Source:: Daily...

      Newsdeck: White House objects to Bolton book; Trump impeachment trial starts new phase
      Jan29

      Newsdeck: White House objects to Bolton book; Trump impeachment trial starts new phase

      WASHINGTON, Jan 29 (Reuters) – The White House on Wednesday objected to the publication of a book written by President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser John Bolton that depicts Trump as playing a central role in a pressure campaign on Ukraine, as the Senate impeachment trial entered a new phase. …read more...

      Newsdeck: Trump told Bolton he wanted to hold Ukraine aid pending help on Biden probe -NYTimes
      Jan27

      Newsdeck: Trump told Bolton he wanted to hold Ukraine aid pending help on Biden probe -NYTimes

      WASHINGTON, Jan 26 (Reuters) – President Donald Trump told his then-national security adviser in August that he wanted to continue freezing $391 million in security aid to Ukraine until officials there helped with investigations into Democrats, including presidential rival Joe Biden, the New York Times reported on Sunday. …read more...

      DECLASSIFIED UK: ‘The benefits of doing nothing at all’: Why Britain is unlikely to support a ban on Russian mercenaries 
      Jan24

      DECLASSIFIED UK: ‘The benefits of doing nothing at all’: Why Britain is unlikely to support a ban on Russian mercenaries 

      The rise of Russian mercenaries in conflicts across Syria, Ukraine and numerous African countries is concerning the UK’s Ministry of Defence, yet Britain appears unlikely to support a ban on such mercenaries because of its own private security industry. …read more Source:: Daily...

      Newsdeck: Democrats in impeachment trial say Trump abused his power in attempt to sully rival Biden
      Jan24

      Newsdeck: Democrats in impeachment trial say Trump abused his power in attempt to sully rival Biden

      WASHINGTON, Jan 23 (Reuters) – Democrats worked methodically at U.S. President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial on Thursday to dismantle his long-standing allegation that Democratic presidential contender Joe Biden acted improperly toward Ukraine while vice president. …read more Source:: Daily...

      Newsdeck: Democrats launch first salvo at Trump impeachment trial, say U.S global standing at stake
      Jan23

      Newsdeck: Democrats launch first salvo at Trump impeachment trial, say U.S global standing at stake

      WASHINGTON, Jan 22 (Reuters) – Democrats accused President Donald Trump at his impeachment trial on Wednesday of a corrupt scheme to pressure Ukraine to help him get re-elected and warned that America’s global prestige would suffer if the U.S. Senate acquits him. …read more Source:: Daily...