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    Lukashenko sends Independence Day greetings to Ukraine
    Aug24

    Lukashenko sends Independence Day greetings to Ukraine

    “Many-year productive cooperation of the Republic of Belarus and Ukraine relies on respect, support, and mutual interest in the enhancement of kind and friendly relations,” the message of greetings reads. …read more Source:...

    25 years with the Soviet Union, 25 without. We want to hear your stories
    Aug24

    25 years with the Soviet Union, 25 without. We want to hear your stories

    We’re looking for people who have had the unique experience of living at least half their lives under the USSR By the summer of 1991 it was clear that the Soviet empire’s days were numbered. After widespread shortages of food and other supplies, rising nationalism and demands for independence across Central Asia, a coup against leader...

    Trump open to ‘softening’ some immigration laws
    Aug24

    Trump open to ‘softening’ some immigration laws

    Donald Trump said on Tuesday that he’s open to a “softening” of laws affecting undocumented immigrants, further distancing himself from his previous hardline proposals. Trump’s latest explanation of his immigration views came during a town hall with Fox News’ Sean Hannity, who asked the nominee, “Is there any part of the law...

    France’s farmers on suicide watch as wheat crop fails
    Aug24

    France’s farmers on suicide watch as wheat crop fails

    Paris — Desperate French farmers are increasingly turning to newly created suicide hotlines as the worst wheat harvest in a generation devastates their livelihoods. Heavy spring rains have crippled the EU’s top wheat exporter just as Russia and Ukraine piled on the pressure, depressing prices with a bumper crop. While France’s harvest...

    Over PLN 500 mln for new cross-border program
    Aug23

    Over PLN 500 mln for new cross-border program

    The Polish Ministry of Development has announced the allocation of €116 million (PLN 500 million) for a Poland-Belarus-Ukraine cross-border cooperation program, the launch of which is scheduled for October. Funding will be provided for projects related to the promotion of local culture and the preservation of historical heritage; environmental...

    Merkel, Hollande and Putin talk Ukraine clashes
    Aug23

    Merkel, Hollande and Putin talk Ukraine clashes

    The leaders of France and Germany urged Russian President Putin to help calm the tensions in Ukraine, during in a joint phone call. The three are set to discuss the latest spike in violence at a G20 summit in China. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    David Petraeus: Beware ‘the rise of ISIS 3.0’
    Aug23

    David Petraeus: Beware ‘the rise of ISIS 3.0’

    These days, Gen. David Petraeus is far from the battlefield. Petraeus, who retired in 2011, works in New York as a partner at the private equity firm KKR and is chairman of the KKR Global Institute. In his spare time, the retired four-star general is a professor at the City University of New York and the University of Southern California and a...

    Ukraine celebrates, with an eye on Russia
    Aug23

    Ukraine celebrates, with an eye on Russia

    KIEV — More than 200 military vehicles — including tanks and missile carriers — flanked by ranks of troops are being prepared for Ukraine’s largest-ever military parade on Wednesday. The martial tone of Ukraine’s independence day celebrations isn’t unexpected. Two years ago, the date marked a large-scale offensive by...

    Andrzej Duda to be the only foreign guest at Ukrainian Independence anniversary in Kiev
    Aug23

    Andrzej Duda to be the only foreign guest at Ukrainian Independence anniversary in Kiev

    Polish President Andrzej Duda will travel to Kiev in order to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Ukraine’s independence on August 24, where he will meet his Ukrainian counterpart Petro Poroshenko and discuss the prospects for stability in the region. President Duda will be the only foreign head of state to attend the ceremony. Earlier at the...

    Ukraine tension rises as Independence Day nears
    Aug23

    Ukraine tension rises as Independence Day nears

    A ceasefire is supposed to be in place. …read more Source:...

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