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    France and Russia reach warship agreement
    Aug06

    France and Russia reach warship agreement

    France will refund all of the money Russia already paid for two undelivered Mistral warships, but the final sum will be lower than the almost €1.2 billion Russian media reported last week. The two countries signed a contract for the sale of the warships in 2011. The first ship was to be delivered in 2014. But under significant pressure from the...

    Poland’s President-elect: Warsaw needs to participate in Donbas peace process
    Aug06

    Poland’s President-elect: Warsaw needs to participate in Donbas peace process

    Poland’s President-elect Andrzej Duda told Polish press agency PAP that Poland and other neighbors of Ukraine need to be involved in the Donbas peace process. …read more Source:...

    PGO officially subpoeans Yanukovych for interrogation on August 11
    Aug06

    PGO officially subpoeans Yanukovych for interrogation on August 11

    Ukraine’s ousted ex-president Viktor Yanukovych has been officially subpoenaed to the Prosecutor General’s Office of Ukraine for investigative and legal proceedings, according to the government’s Uryadoviy Kurier newspaper. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine conflict: Helping one family search for lost soldier
    Aug06

    Ukraine conflict: Helping one family search for lost soldier

    Helping one family in Ukraine look for lost soldier …read more Source:...

    Russia FM slams MH17 investigation; says Russia wants “truth”, “justice”
    Aug06

    Russia FM slams MH17 investigation; says Russia wants “truth”, “justice”

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov slammed the investigation into the downing of flight MH17 over Eastern Ukraine on July 17th last year. According to the Russian Minister, the investigation is “not independent, not comprehensive and not truly international”. The post Russia FM slams MH17 investigation; says Russia wants “truth”,...

    France agrees to repay Russia for warships
    Aug06

    France agrees to repay Russia for warships

    The French Presidency announced on Wednesday that Russia would be “fully reimbursed” for the cost of two warships, which Paris has refused to deliver due to the ongoing Ukraine crisis. …read more Source: The Local...

    What to watch: GOP candidates on foreign policy
    Aug06

    What to watch: GOP candidates on foreign policy

    Donald Trump says he would get along just fine with Vladimir Putin. Rand Paul would be open to engaging with Cuba, unlike other Republicans he calls “isolationist.” And every GOP candidate running for president hates the Iran nuclear deal, but not all will commit to getting rid of it. With the Iran agreement under review in Congress and the...

    Ukraine’s other war
    Aug06

    Ukraine’s other war

    My frustration with Ukraine’s post-Soviet system reached boiling point in 2011. After years of struggling to faithfully carry out my duties as prosecutorial investigator, I decided that I was absolutely done with Yanukovych-era ways. I could no longer take the criminality of law enforcement bodies, the immunity of members of the then-ruling...

    Sale of uranium by Ukrainian gang reportedly thwarted by security service
    Aug06

    Sale of uranium by Ukrainian gang reportedly thwarted by security service

    Ukraine’s security service says it has detained a criminal group that was attempting to sell a small quantity of what appeared to be non-fissile uraniumUkraine’s security service has said it seized a small quantity of what appeared to be ore-grade uranium from a criminal gang in a peaceful western region.The State Security Service of...

    Citing threats, Pentagon refocuses on Russia
    Aug05

    Citing threats, Pentagon refocuses on Russia

    Even as President Barack Obama tries to stave off a conflict with Russia, the Pentagon isn’t taking any chances. Each of Obama’s picks for top Defense Department jobs says that Russia represents the biggest national security threat to the United States. The Army is giving heavier weapons to its frontline cavalry unit in Europe, while...

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