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    Ukraine’s Antonov rolls out first AN-132D aircraft
    Dec21

    Ukraine’s Antonov rolls out first AN-132D aircraft

    Ryan MaassKIEV, Ukraine, Dec. 21 (UPI) — Antonov, a subsidiary of Ukraine’s state-owned Ukroboronprom, formally rolled out its multipurpose AN-132D military transport aircraft. …read more Source: United Press...

    Ukrainian Troops Killed Amid Increased Fighting in East
    Dec21

    Ukrainian Troops Killed Amid Increased Fighting in East

    Officials say that at least two Ukrainian service members were killed in the past day and seven since Sunday amid a spike in violence in eastern Ukraine where Russian-backed separatists are fighting Ukrainian government troops. Andriy Lysenko, a spokesman for Ukraine’s defense ministry, said in a statement Wednesday that two troops had been...

    Americans Need More Answers on Russian Hacking
    Dec21

    Americans Need More Answers on Russian Hacking

    Although there is still a great deal we don’t know and must find out, the Russian hacking of the 2016 American election must now be regarded as a seminal event in the history of American democracy and a paradigmatic warning sign of the danger that all modern democracies face in the age of cyberwarfare. There is no pure analogy for what has...

    Government Troops Killed As Fighting In Eastern Ukraine Intensifies
    Dec21

    Government Troops Killed As Fighting In Eastern Ukraine Intensifies

    Ukrainian defense officials said at least seven government troops have been killed around the village of Svitlodarsk since December 18 as fighting with Russia-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine intensified. (RFE/RL’ Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Stolen Paintings Recovered in Ukraine Return to Verona
    Dec21

    Stolen Paintings Recovered in Ukraine Return to Verona

    VERONA, Italy — Italy’s culture minister is returning home from Ukraine on Wednesday with 17 paintings, including works by Tintoretto, Rubens and Mantegna, stolen from a Verona museum in an audacious heist last year and later recovered by Ukrainian officials. Ukranian President Petro Poroshenko handed over the paintings to Culture Minister...

    Report: Russians regularly shelled eastern Ukraine in 2014
    Dec21

    Report: Russians regularly shelled eastern Ukraine in 2014

    An analysis by the open source investigative group Bellingcat suggests that Russian howitzers and rocket launchers regularly pounded Ukrainian positions in cross-border raids in the early stages of the war in eastern Ukraine in 2014 …read more Source: U.S....

    Russia condemns Netherlands over U.S. military cooperation
    Dec21

    Russia condemns Netherlands over U.S. military cooperation

    MOSCOW (Reuters), – The Russian Foreign Ministry on Wednesday condemned the Netherlands for allowing the United States to advance deploy military hardware on its soil and said a Dutch court ruling that ordered Crimean treasures returned to Ukraine was… …read more Source:...

    Stolen Paintings Recovered in Ukraine Return to Verona
    Dec21

    Stolen Paintings Recovered in Ukraine Return to Verona

    Italy’s culture minister has traveled to Kiev to recover 17 paintings – including works by Tintoretto, Rubens and Mantegna – that were stolen from a Verona museum and recovered by Ukrainian law enforcement more than seven months ago.Culture ministry video shows the works… …read more Source:...

    Rex Tillerson, Donald Trump’s secretary of state pick, once bragged about his “close relationship” with Putin
    Dec21

    Rex Tillerson, Donald Trump’s secretary of state pick, once bragged about his “close relationship” with Putin

    FILE – In this Nov. 7, 2016, file photo, ExxonMobil CEO and chairman Rex W. Tillerson gives a speech at the annual Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition & Conference in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Throughout the presidential campaign, the Bush family and many of its Republican allies turned their backs on Donald Trump. Now,...

    Report: Russians Regularly Shelled Eastern Ukraine in 2014
    Dec21

    Report: Russians Regularly Shelled Eastern Ukraine in 2014

    Russian howitzers and rocket launchers regularly pounded Ukrainian positions across the border in the early stages of the war in eastern Ukraine, according to an analysis of hundreds of attack sites published Wednesday by the open source investigative group Bellingcat.The… …read more Source:...