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Section: The Washington Times (USA)

      TurkStream, Russia pipeline bypassing Ukraine, advances
      Jan02

      TurkStream, Russia pipeline bypassing Ukraine, advances

      A major new Russian pipeline designed to bypass Ukraine to supply southeastern Europe got a major symbolic boost on New Year’s Day as Serbian President Alexandar Vucic officially proclaimed the first nearly 250 miles of the Balkan Stream natural gas pipeline to be open for business. Mr. Vucic called the … …read more Source:: The...

      Iran allocates payment to families of Ukraine crash victims
      Dec30

      Iran allocates payment to families of Ukraine crash victims

      DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) – Iran’s cabinet has created a compensation fund to pay the families of the 176 victims of a Ukrainian passenger plane that was shot down by Iranian forces outside Tehran last January, the president announced Wednesday. Iran will pay $150,000 for each victim, state TV … …read more Source::...

      Bosnian Serbs say icon given to Russian minister not stolen
      Dec22

      Bosnian Serbs say icon given to Russian minister not stolen

      SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) – An Orthodox icon presented to Russia’s foreign minister had not been stolen from the Ukraine, the office of Bosnia’s Serb leader said Tuesday, amid an international diplomatic spat over its origins. The presiding Serb member of Bosnia’s three-member presidency, Milorad Dodik, gifted the...

      Russia to give icon that sparked controversy back to Bosnia
      Dec19

      Russia to give icon that sparked controversy back to Bosnia

      MOSCOW (AP) – Russia said Saturday it will return an Orthodox icon presented to the Russian foreign minister in Bosnia, a gift that has triggered a protest from Ukraine. The presiding Serb member of Bosnia’s three-member presidency, Milorad Dodik, gave the icon to Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov when he …...

      EU prolongs sanctions against Russia over Ukraine conflict
      Dec17

      EU prolongs sanctions against Russia over Ukraine conflict

      BRUSSELS (AP) – The European Union on Thursday formally prolonged for six months economic sanctions against Russia over the country’s failure to live up to commitments to the peace agreement in Ukraine. The measures target Russia’s financial, energy and defense sectors, as well as goods that can be used for … …read...

      Gift to Russian minister triggers diplomatic probe in Bosnia
      Dec17

      Gift to Russian minister triggers diplomatic probe in Bosnia

      SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) – Bosnia’s authorities opened an investigation Thursday into how a possibly stolen 300-year-old gilded icon from Ukraine ended up being given as a gift to Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov. The presiding Serb member of Bosnia’s three-member presidency, Milorad Dodik, gave the religious...

      ICC prosecutor ready to open investigation into Ukraine
      Dec12

      ICC prosecutor ready to open investigation into Ukraine

      THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) – The International Criminal Court’s prosecutor said Friday that a preliminary probe has found “a reasonable basis at this time to believe” that crimes against humanity and war crimes have been committed in Ukraine which merit a full-scale investigation. The six-year preliminary probe by prosecutors at...

      Joe Biden pledges Hunter Biden’s business deals won’t create conflicts of interest
      Dec04

      Joe Biden pledges Hunter Biden’s business deals won’t create conflicts of interest

      Presumptive President-elect Joseph R. Biden that when he’s in the White House his son, Hunter Biden, and the rest of his family will not have any conflicts of interest. Hunter Biden has been the center of a storm of alleged nepotism and sweetheart deals in China and Ukraine while his … …read more Source:: The Washington...

      Alexander Lukashenko, Belarus president, seeks to punish striking workers, students
      Oct27

      Alexander Lukashenko, Belarus president, seeks to punish striking workers, students

      KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko urged authorities Tuesday to take action against plant workers and students who participate in a strike called by the opposition as the authoritarian leader made another attempt to halt protests of his reelection. University students left classes to march in rallies and …...

      Trump on Hunter Biden ‘laptop from hell:’ ‘Here we go again with Russia’
      Oct23

      Trump on Hunter Biden ‘laptop from hell:’ ‘Here we go again with Russia’

      President Trump was incredulous Thursday when Democratic presidential nominee Joseph R. Biden suggested that newly breaking details about his son Hunter Biden’s business dealings that were apparently gleaned from a damaged laptop amounted to a Russian disinformation campaign. “If this stuff is true about Russia, Ukraine, China, other...