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    Ukraine Needs to Address Its Paramilitary Problem
    Jul20

    Ukraine Needs to Address Its Paramilitary Problem

    Michael Sheldon Security, Europe Volunteer battalions represent a legitimacy dilemma for the Ukrainian government. Since the conclusion of Maidan, politically motivated private security actors operating in parallel with the Ukrainian government have played an integral part in the country’s security landscape. While some have been...

    NYT: Manafort Owed Pro-Russia Interests Millions Before Joining Trump Team
    Jul20

    NYT: Manafort Owed Pro-Russia Interests Millions Before Joining Trump Team

    Paul Manafort owed millions of dollars to pro-Russia interests before he became President Donald Trump’s campaign chairman last year, the New York Times reported late Wednesday. According to the New York Times report, which cited financial records filed in Cyprus in 2016, Manafort — who kept bank accounts in the low tax jurisdiction — owed...

    Trump Jr., Manafort To Testify Before Senate Panel Next Week
    Jul20

    Trump Jr., Manafort To Testify Before Senate Panel Next Week

    President Donald Trump’s eldest son and former campaign chairman are slated to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee next week. Donald Trump Jr. and Paul Manafort are among the big-ticket names now expected at a July 26 hearing as part of that panel’s probe into Russia’s interference in the 2016 election and the foreign...

    Ukraine’s separatists propose a new country: Little Russia. Kremlin denies any involvement
    Jul20

    Ukraine’s separatists propose a new country: Little Russia. Kremlin denies any involvement

    The Russian government said it was taken by surprise Tuesday when the rebel leader of a breakaway region of eastern Ukraine proposed the creation of a new nation state called Malorossiya, or Little Russia. The head of the self-declared Donetsk People’s Republic, Alexander Zakharchenko, told reporters… …read more Source: Los...

    Fresh Ukraine clashes kill 2 as rebels plan new ‘state’
    Jul19

    Fresh Ukraine clashes kill 2 as rebels plan new ‘state’

    Kiev: Fresh clashes in east Ukraine left two soldiers dead on Wednesday in a spike in fighting as a key rebel leader announced he planned to create a new “state.” Kiev said the two servicemen were killed by shelling from Russian-backed rebels some 40 kilometres north of the insurgent capital Donetsk, the deadliest daily toll in two weeks. “The...

    US Guided-Missile Destroyer Leaves Ukraine’s Odessa After Major Black Sea Drills
    Jul19

    US Guided-Missile Destroyer Leaves Ukraine’s Odessa After Major Black Sea Drills

    WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — Participants in the Sea Breeze 2017 exercise include Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, France, Georgia, Greece, Italy, Lithuania, Norway, Poland, Romania, Sweden, Turkey, Ukraine, the United Kingdom, and the United States, according to published Navy documentation. “The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Carney (DDG...

    Russia’s War of Inches
    Jul19

    Russia’s War of Inches

    The Russian government would rather ask for forgiveness than permission. Its foreign policy for years has depended on establishing “facts on the ground.” Once the Kremlin’s forces or its allies take what they want, the Foreign Ministry is happy to commit to accords that cement their aggression in place. Take, for example, recent...

    NATO & Ukrainian Marines Practice Amphibious Assault
    Jul19

    NATO & Ukrainian Marines Practice Amphibious Assault

    U.S. and Ukrainian Marines have launched a coordinated amphibious assault from a Turkish ship against a beachhead on Wednesday (19th July), during Exercise Sea Breeze in Mykolaivka, Ukraine. The partnered Marine forces assaulted the beach in two different waves with firepower from a land force to support the attack. The coordinated attack...

    US Army chief presses Russia on military exercises
    Jul19

    US Army chief presses Russia on military exercises

    PAPA AIR BASE, Hungary — As thousands of U.S. troops drilled for a potential land war to protect NATO allies, the commander of U.S. Army forces in Europe urged Russia to be more transparent about its own upcoming major military exercise and ease anxiety by allowing outside observers. The Russian exercise, called Zapad (meaning...

    Georgian, Ukrainian Presidents open investment forum in Batumi
    Jul19

    Georgian, Ukrainian Presidents open investment forum in Batumi

    Georgian and Ukrainian presidents have addressed participants of an investment forum in the Georgian seaside town of Batumi today …read more Source:...