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    The Turkey-Russia-Iran Axis
    Aug22

    The Turkey-Russia-Iran Axis

    A techtonic shift has occurred in the balance of power in the Middle East since the failed Turkish coup of mid-July, and virtually no one in Washington is paying attention to it. Turkey and Iran are simultaneously moving toward Russia, while Russia is expanding its global military and strategic reach, all to the detriment of the United States and...

    Putin hints at war in Ukraine, but Russian leader likely seeking diplomatic edge
    Aug22

    Putin hints at war in Ukraine, but Russian leader likely seeking diplomatic edge

    Ukraine says it thinks Vladimir Putin is planning a new invasion, and it’s not hard to see why: the Russian leader has built up troops on its border and resumed the hostile rhetoric that preceded his annexation of Crimea two years ago. But despite appearances, some experts say Putin is more likely seeking advantage through […] The post...

    Promised prosperity never arrived in Russian-held Crimea, say locals
    Aug22

    Promised prosperity never arrived in Russian-held Crimea, say locals

    More than two years after Russia annexed Crimea and promised its 2 million people a better life, residents say prices have soared, wages and pensions have stagnated and tourists have fled. The sunny and mountainous Black Sea peninsula is back in the news, with Russian President Vladimir Putin accusing Kiev of sending infiltrators across the...

    The church no one may enter
    Aug22

    The church no one may enter

    A Ukrainian village church has had its doors locked for the last two years because of a community dispute over the right to worship there. …read more Source:...

    Historian Orest Subtelny gave Ukrainians their own history
    Aug22

    Historian Orest Subtelny gave Ukrainians their own history

    His 1988 work helped fuel the country’s independence movement as the Eastern Bloc started to crumble …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Farah records double–double
    Aug22

    Farah records double–double

    RIO DE JANEIRO — Briton Mo Farah joined the ranks of the all-time distance greats Saturday by becoming just the second man to retain both Olympic track long distance titles after adding a brilliant 5,000m gold to his 10,000 at the Rio Games. On a sparkling final night of athletics, Matthew Centrowitz won a shock 1,500m gold for the US, its first...

    Russian ‘Putin mask’ activist claims asylum in Ukraine
    Aug21

    Russian ‘Putin mask’ activist claims asylum in Ukraine

    Ukrainian authorities say Roman Roslovtsev, famous for protesting in Putin mask, has requested asylum in the country. …read more Source:...

    Low Wages, High Prices: Crimeans Suffer Under Russia
    Aug21

    Low Wages, High Prices: Crimeans Suffer Under Russia

    More than two years after Russia annexed Crimea and promised its 2 million people a better life, residents say prices have soared, wages and pensions have stagnated and tourists have fled. The sunny and mountainous Black Sea peninsula is back in the news, with Russian President Vladimir Putin accusing Kiev of sending infiltrators across the...

    Clinton Campaign Manager Suggests Trump Is a ‘Puppet’ for the Kremlin
    Aug21

    Clinton Campaign Manager Suggests Trump Is a ‘Puppet’ for the Kremlin

    Hillary Clinton’s campaign manager cautioned against reading too much into the departure of Donald Trump’s campaign chair Paul Manafort, suggesting today that Russia is still at the “core” of the Republican nominee’s campaign and that Trump himself could be a “puppet” for the Kremlin. “Paul Manafort has been pushed out, but that...

    Bangladeshi descent Russian Mamun wins individual all-around gold
    Aug21

    Bangladeshi descent Russian Mamun wins individual all-around gold

    RIO DE JANEIRO: Bangladeshi descent Margarita Mamun continued Russia’s dominance of rhythmic gymnastics by winning individual all-around Olym pic gold in Rio on Saturday, reports BSS. The 20-year-old from Moscow took gold ahead of her world champion teammate Yana Kudryavtseva, with Ukraine’s Ganna Rizatdinova claiming bronze in the...