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    Ukrainian anti-corruption office under pressure
    Aug18

    Ukrainian anti-corruption office under pressure

    In Ukraine, a conflict is brewing between the public prosecutor’s office and the anti-corruption authority. It could stall key reforms promised by Kyiv to the European Union. …read more Source:...

    Ukrainian anti-corruption office under pressure
    Aug18

    Ukrainian anti-corruption office under pressure

    In Ukraine, a conflict is brewing between the public prosecutor’s office and the anti-corruption authority. It could stall key reforms promised by Kyiv to the European Union. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Dhaka ‘fourth least liveable city’
    Aug18

    Dhaka ‘fourth least liveable city’

    Dhaka still belongs to the category of one of the worst cities to live in, according to the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU). According to the EIU’s latest Global Liveability Ranking, Dhaka, the capital city of Bangladesh, has advanced two notches than last year. It ranked the second least liveable city in 2015. Dhaka has just overrun...

    As Russia and Iran Strengthen Ties, U.S. Should Support Key Ally Georgia
    Aug18

    As Russia and Iran Strengthen Ties, U.S. Should Support Key Ally Georgia

    As the US is engaged in pre-election navel-gazing, Russia is not taking a summer nap. The Kremlin never sleeps, and especially not in August, and not during the Olympic season. The Beijing Olympics in 2008 coincided with the Russia-Georgian conflict, and the Ukrainian crisis developed during the Sochi Winter Olympics. President Vladimir Putin is...

    3 Ukrainian Troops Killed in Fighting with Pro-Russian Rebels
    Aug18

    3 Ukrainian Troops Killed in Fighting with Pro-Russian Rebels

    Three Ukraine troops were killed and six wounded in recent fighting with pro-Russian separatist in eastern Ukraine, Ukrainian officials said Thursday. The Ukrainian presidential envoy for the operation in the east, Olexander Motuzyanyk, says during the past 24 hours, separatists have shelled government positions along the 30-kilometer buffer zone...

    How Scared Do Clinton Voters Really Need to Be?
    Aug18

    How Scared Do Clinton Voters Really Need to Be?

    For many Democrats, this week has been a rapture of Republican dysfunction. Just since Sunday, the Trump campaign has been buffeted by scandals involving possible illegal cash payments from a pro-Russian Ukraine government to the campaign’s chair, staff shakeups that have put disgraced FOX News chair Roger Ailes and controversial Breitbart...

    Ukraine records heaviest shelling by pro-Russians in one year
    Aug18

    Ukraine records heaviest shelling by pro-Russians in one year

    Ukraine records heaviest shelling by pro-Russians in the east in a span of one year. …read more Source:...

    Lithuania snubs pro-Kremlin pop star (AFP)
    Aug18

    Lithuania snubs pro-Kremlin pop star (AFP)

    Vilnius (AFP) – Lithuania has denied entry to a Russian pop singer known for his patriotic songs and his pro-Kremlin stance on the Ukraine conflict, officials said Thursday, underscoring tensions with Moscow in the Baltic region. …read more Source: The West...

    Full-scale Russian invasion possible in Ukraine, President Poroshenko warns
    Aug18

    Full-scale Russian invasion possible in Ukraine, President Poroshenko warns

    The Ukranian president also warns of a possible military draft situation as tensions enflame over the death of three Ukrainian soldiers. …read more Source: Toronto...

    To Russia, With Love
    Aug18

    To Russia, With Love

    I wrote for Politico today about the new revelations about Paul Manafort and the pro-Russia orientation of Trump campaign generally, and cataolgue the resulting bizarre inversions:It is the outsider candidate who has a lobbyist at the heart of his campaign. And not the upstanding sort of lobbyist who merely persuades the Ways and Means Committee...