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    Ukraine’s Independence Is Under Threat
    Aug25

    Ukraine’s Independence Is Under Threat

    On August 24, 1991, Ukraine declared independence from the Soviet Union following a referendum that received 90 percent support. Twenty-five years later, the country is still struggling to escape the shadow of its neighbor. Russia now controls Crimea and is increasing its military presence there. Moscow supports separatist forces in a conflict...

    Do China’s Olympic Drug Cheats Know They’re Doping?
    Aug25

    Do China’s Olympic Drug Cheats Know They’re Doping?

    Four years ago, just down the street from the Temple of Heaven in Beijing, Liu Chunhong was heaving discs of metal into the air, just as she had done from the time she was a little girl. By the time I met the Chinese weightlifter, she was already a legend, a double Olympic champion and world-record holder in the 69 kg weight class. Liu stood at...

    Russia launches large snap military drills
    Aug25

    Russia launches large snap military drills

    Russia on Thursday launched large-scale snap military drills, putting its troops on full combat readiness in districts bordering Ukraine and the Baltic states, the defense minister said …read more Source: The Daily...

    Trump adviser’s Russia credentials come under scrutiny
    Aug25

    Trump adviser’s Russia credentials come under scrutiny

    When Donald Trump named a little-known US energy consultant as part of his foreign policy team, the adviser’s ex-boss was puzzled; how could the relatively junior banker he knew in Moscow a decade ago be qualified to brief a presidential candidate? Carter Page, who worked in Russia at US investment bank Merrill Lynch, paints an impressive...

    Ukraine, Iran consider oil deliveries
    Aug25

    Ukraine, Iran consider oil deliveries

    Ukraine and Iran are considering the possibility of oil deliveries to refineries of Ukraine and Europe, a source in Ukraine’s Energy and Coal Industry Ministry told Trend. …read more Source:...

    About one thousand athletes from 53 countries will participate in the World Nomad Games
    Aug25

    About one thousand athletes from 53 countries will participate in the World Nomad Games

    Bishkek, August 25 / Kabar /. About one thousand athletes from 53 countries plan to participate in the World Nomad Games, the Secretariat of the World Nomad Games reports. At present, Azerbaijan, Argentina, Armenia, Bangladesh, Belarus, Benin, Botswana, Brazil, Hungary, Guatemala, Germany, Georgia, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Israel, India, Indonesia,...

    UAE President, VP, Crown Prince greet Ukrainian President
    Aug25

    UAE President, VP, Crown Prince greet Ukrainian President

    President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has sent a cable to President Petro Poroshenko of Ukraine More… …read more Source: Emirates...

    Gomel Oblast to host Slavonic Literature Dozhinki 2-4 September
    Aug25

    Gomel Oblast to host Slavonic Literature Dozhinki 2-4 September

    Among the invitees are members of the Union of Writers of Belarus, the International Union of Writers, and art figures of Belarus, Russia and Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Trump Time Capsule #85: The Immigration Pivot
    Aug25

    Trump Time Capsule #85: The Immigration Pivot

    The previous 84 items in this series cover developments that might concern Donald Trump’s opponents. Tonight we have one that might concern his most fervent supporters.In an interview aired this evening with his supporter Sean Hannity, Trump showed that he understood the logic behind immigration-reform proposals like that of Marco...

    Egypt lays on Ukrainian concert to boost tourism to Sharm El Sheikh
    Aug25

    Egypt lays on Ukrainian concert to boost tourism to Sharm El Sheikh

    Egypt’s Tourism Promotion Authority has launched a series of artistic events to attract Ukranian tourists to the resort city of Sharm al-Sheikh as winter approaches. South Sinai Governor Khaled Fouda has agreed with Sami Mahmoud, the head of the authority, to sponsor a concert for Ukranian singer Svetlana Loboda in order to promote Egypt in...