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    Vladimir Putin Lands Job As City Mayoral Advisor in West Ukraine
    Jul07

    Vladimir Putin Lands Job As City Mayoral Advisor in West Ukraine

    Ukrainian politics has featured many eyebrow-raising characters, including Darth Vader. But a west Ukrainian mayor has made perhaps the most shocking appointment of all—by hiring Vladimir Putin as an advisor. Alexander Simchshin, mayor of Khmelnitsky and from the pro-EU party Svoboda, has asked Putin to use his security expertise to advise him,...

    Lack Of Progress On NATO May Turn Georgia Towards Russia
    Jul07

    Lack Of Progress On NATO May Turn Georgia Towards Russia

    Ex-Soviet Georgia could start a gradual drift back into the orbit of its former overlord Russia if it does not see tangible signs soon that it will be invited to join NATO.Georgian officials will be at a NATO summit in the Polish capital on Friday where they will be seeking assurances that the alliance will make good on the promise it delivered...

    US Gives Ukraine Additional $23 Million in Humanitarian Assistance
    Jul07

    US Gives Ukraine Additional $23 Million in Humanitarian Assistance

    The United States will give Ukraine nearly $23 million in additional humanitarian assistance to help it deal with the crisis in the eastern part of the country. Secretary of State John Kerry announced the new aid package Thursday in Kyiv where he met with top officials, including President Petro Poroshenko and Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman,...

    A world-class kleptocrat is hiding in plain sight as a stay-at-home dad in America
    Jul07

    A world-class kleptocrat is hiding in plain sight as a stay-at-home dad in America

    On any given day, Pavlo Lazarenko looks like an ordinary stay-at-home dad, shuttling his three young children to school and waiting for his wife to return home from work. Perhaps he’ll run an errand or two. But Lazarenko, it turns out, is a world-class kleptocrat hiding in plain sight in suburban America. He is the former prime minister of...

    UN human rights official warns of Ukraine reescalation
    Jul07

    UN human rights official warns of Ukraine reescalation

    Assistant Secretary-General Ivan Simonovic says Minsk agreement is still the best chance for sustainable peace …read more Source: Anadolu...

    Just visiting
    Jul07

    Just visiting

    VLADIMIR PUTIN, Russia’s president, rarely visits the European Union these days. When he does, it is unclear whether he wishes to mend fences or issue threats. During a visit on July 1st to Finland, which has a 1,340km (883-mile) border with Russia, Mr Putin did both: he made reassurance sound like a threat. Even as NATO was running...

    NATO summit marks turning point for Polish security aspirations
    Jul07

    NATO summit marks turning point for Polish security aspirations

    WARSAW, Poland — The Polish capital once lent its name to the Warsaw Pact, the Soviet-led defence alliance that stood as a counterweight to NATO during the Cold War. This week, in a sign of how dramatically strategic alliances have shifted in Eastern Europe, Warsaw will host a two-day NATO summit, the first time that Poland has hosted a top-level...

    Why NATO’s Landmark Summit in Poland Matters
    Jul07

    Why NATO’s Landmark Summit in Poland Matters

    Since 1957 NATO has held 27 summits—some have been more eventful than others. Nearly 3,000 delegates from 28 NATO allies and 26 partners arrive in Poland for the weekend in what the Polish government is billing as the largest ever NATO summit. Here are a few reasons why, however eventful it turns out to be, the alliance’s 28th summit is...

    Thailand, Ukraine Eye Deeper Defense Ties
    Jul07

    Thailand, Ukraine Eye Deeper Defense Ties

    Countries discuss defense industry collaboration and co-production of military equipment. …read more Source: The...

    P. Poroshenko: Ukraine’s ready to continue mutually beneficial cooperation with Kazakhstan
    Jul07

    P. Poroshenko: Ukraine’s ready to continue mutually beneficial cooperation with Kazakhstan

    ASTANA. KAZINFORM – President of Ukraine Petr Poroshenko congratulated President Nursultan Nazarbayev on his birthday, the press service of the Akorda informs. …read more Source:...