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    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...

    Man Behind Putin Mask Protest Seeks Asylum in Ukraine
    Aug23

    Man Behind Putin Mask Protest Seeks Asylum in Ukraine

    Russian opposition activist, Roman Roslovtsev, has fled to Ukraine and is asking for political asylum. He had been arrest several times in Russia for wearing a mask of President Vladimir Putin while protesting a law that criminalizes public gatherings. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    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 sheds Soviet past on 25th year of independence (AFP)
    Aug23

    Ukraine sheds Soviet past on 25th year of independence (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukraine marks the 25th anniversary of its freedom from Kremlin rule Wednesday with moves to sweep away its totalitarian past and embrace a European future while grappling with its tense relations with Russia. …read more Source: The West...

    Kremlin says Putin, Merkel, Hollande to meet to discuss Ukraine at G20 on Sept. 4-5
    Aug23

    Kremlin says Putin, Merkel, Hollande to meet to discuss Ukraine at G20 on Sept. 4-5

    The leaders of Russia, Germany and France have agreed to meet to discuss the situation in Ukraine on Sept. 4-5 in China on the sidelines of the G20 summit, the Kremlin said on Tuesday.A recent surge in fighting in eastern Ukraine, where Kiev is fighting pro-Russian separatists, and fresh tension in Crimea have raised concern that a fragile...

    Kremlin says Putin, Merkel, Hollande to meet to discuss Ukraine at G20
    Aug23

    Kremlin says Putin, Merkel, Hollande to meet to discuss Ukraine at G20

    …read more Source: The Jerusalem...

    Ukraine’s Latest Struggle: Attracting Tourists
    Aug23

    Ukraine’s Latest Struggle: Attracting Tourists

    Ukraine’s government tries to attract international travelers, even as violence intensifies in the East. …read more Source: U.S....

    Ukraine Rehearses For Independence Day Military Parade
    Aug23

    Ukraine Rehearses For Independence Day Military Parade

    Tanks and missile launchers rolled through Kyiv on August 22 during a rehearsal for a military parade in celebration of the 25th anniversary of Ukrainian independence. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    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:...