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    America may offer Ukraine weapons to repel Russia
    Aug03

    America may offer Ukraine weapons to repel Russia

    WHEN Russian members of parliament uncorked champagne to celebrate the electoral victory of Donald Trump, they hoped that America would stop meddling in the former Soviet backyard and ease sanctions imposed in response to its war in Ukraine. But as some Russians are now saying, it was too early to drink it. On August 2nd Mr Trump reluctantly...

    Ukraine and Russia Clash on Twitter Over Trump Sanctions
    Aug03

    Ukraine and Russia Clash on Twitter Over Trump Sanctions

    Ukraine and Russia face off in Twitter rematch with South Park gif, after Simpsons meme. …read more Source:...

    Trump’s Objections to Russia Sanctions Law Suggest He Might Trade Crimea Away
    Aug03

    Trump’s Objections to Russia Sanctions Law Suggest He Might Trade Crimea Away

    After President Donald Trump reluctantly signed a bill on Wednesday that makes it harder for him to lift sanctions on Russia, the White House issued a curious statement in his name, complaining that the new law includes “a number of clearly unconstitutional provisions.” Specifically, the president complained about sections 253 and 257 of the...

    Angry Trump says Russia ties at ‘very dangerous low’
    Aug03

    Angry Trump says Russia ties at ‘very dangerous low’

    WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump said relations with Russia had hit an all-time and “very dangerous” low Thursday, putting the blame on Congress after he reluctantly approved sanctions against Moscow. After Moscow called the sanctions a declaration of “economic war” that had exposed the US president’s weakness,...

    Trump says ties with Russia at 'all-time low and dangerous low"
    Aug03

    Trump says ties with Russia at 'all-time low and dangerous low"

    Congress passed the new sanctions to punish Russia over the election interference and the annexation of Ukraine’s Crimea in 2014. …read more Source:...

    Mother Hunts For Sons Missing In Action In Ukraine
    Aug03

    Mother Hunts For Sons Missing In Action In Ukraine

    The mother of two Ukrainian government soldiers is on desperate hunt to learn the fate of her sons who went missing in action in eastern Ukraine in 2014. Kateryna Khomyak’s sons were among more than 400 soldiers the Ukrainian government says are missing after battling Russia-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine. (YouTube, RFE/RL’s...

    Jailed Pro-Kyiv Russian Activist Starts Hunger Strike
    Aug03

    Jailed Pro-Kyiv Russian Activist Starts Hunger Strike

    A Russian activist in the southern region of Krasnodar jailed for propagating extremism and separatism online has started a hunger strike in custody, her mother says. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Finally respected, Klitschko retires
    Aug03

    Finally respected, Klitschko retires

    Wladimir Klitschko ruled the heavyweight scene with a steel glove for more than a decade yet it was a defeat by Anthony Joshua which ensured the Ukrainian retired yesterday with the universal respect that eluded him for so long.Often denigrated for a robotic style, short on flair, Klitschko reigned supreme in a heavyweight era suffering from a...

    America’s new economic sanctions may hurt Russia’s recovery
    Aug03

    America’s new economic sanctions may hurt Russia’s recovery

    IN LATE June Daimler, a German carmaker, broke ground on a new Mercedes-Benz plant north-west of Moscow. “We are confident in the long-term potential of Russia,” Markus Schäfer, a board member, said at the ceremony. The €250m ($296m) factory marked the first investment by a Western carmaker since America and the European Union slapped sanctions...

    Klitschko retirement ends Joshua heavyweight rematch hopes
    Aug03

    Klitschko retirement ends Joshua heavyweight rematch hopes

    LONDON (AFP): Ukraine’s former world heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko announced his retirement from boxing on Thursday to scupper any hopes of a November rematch against Britain’s Anthony Joshua. Hamburg-based Klitschko, 41, hangs up his gloves as one of the all-time greats of the ring after a nine-and-a-half year reign as...