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    [Ticker] Russian sanctions on EU fruit not working, newspaper finds
    Aug26

    [Ticker] Russian sanctions on EU fruit not working, newspaper finds

    Greek newspaper Kathimerini reported on Friday that Greek produce is “widely available” in shops in Moscow, despite Russian sanctions on EU fruit. It said that Italian and Spanish fruit and vegetables are also reaching Russia via Belarus, for example. Russia’s sanctions were imposed in retaliation to EU economic sanctions over...

    Bus drives off a pier in southern Russia, killing 17 workers
    Aug26

    Bus drives off a pier in southern Russia, killing 17 workers

    Bus drives off a pier in southern Russia, killing 17 workers …read more Source:...

    Migration overview: Most arrivals from Ukraine, most departures to Finland
    Aug26

    Migration overview: Most arrivals from Ukraine, most departures to Finland

    Most of the foreigners that entered Estonia in the past two years were either from Ukraine or Russia. The most popular country for those leaving the country is still Finland. In two years 18,254 people moved to Estonia, while 26,795 moved away. …read more Source:...

    Cease-Fire Violations Reported In Eastern Ukraine
    Aug26

    Cease-Fire Violations Reported In Eastern Ukraine

    The Ukrainian military and Russia-backed separatists have accused each other of violating a cease-fire established ahead of the start of the new school year. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Belarus court clears way for building of luxury apartments atop former Jewish cemeteries
    Aug26

    Belarus court clears way for building of luxury apartments atop former Jewish cemeteries

    (JTA) – A judge in Belarus cleared the way for the construction of apartments atop two former Jewish cemeteries. Separately, unidentified individuals smashed 24 headstones in a Jewish cemetery in Ukraine. Eduard Dolinsky, the director of the Ukrainian Jewish Committee, in a statement wrote that the incident in Ukraine was discovered Tuesday at...

    The Daily Vertical: The Other Russian World
    Aug26

    The Daily Vertical: The Other Russian World

    The views expressed in this commentary do not necessarily reflect the views of RFE/RL. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    We Still Don’t Know How Trump’s Administration Will Handle Ukraine
    Aug26

    We Still Don’t Know How Trump’s Administration Will Handle Ukraine

    Nikolas K. Gvosdev Security, Europe In Kiev, Mattis could provide no definitive answers to questions about what is likely to change. Last December, in these very pages, I warned that a particular danger the new Trump administration would face in the national security field would be the problem of senior figures issuing “contradictory statements”...

    USDA, CDC hold workshop on Zoonotic diseases
    Aug26

    USDA, CDC hold workshop on Zoonotic diseases

    Islamabad – United States Department of Agriculture and the Centers for Disease Control held a joint workshop on Zoonotic diseases yesterday. There is a risk that these animal diseases such as Crimean Congo, Hemorrhagic fever, rabies, brucellosis and avian influenza can spread to humans. “The workshop brought decision makers and scientists...

    Report: Mueller Subpoenas Manafort’s Former Ukraine PR Colleagues
    Aug26

    Report: Mueller Subpoenas Manafort’s Former Ukraine PR Colleagues

    Special counsel Robert Mueller has issued grand jury subpoenas compelling testimony from public relations executives who worked with former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort on a campaign promoting a pro-Russian Ukrainian political party, NBC News reported Friday. Several unname people with direct knowledge of the matter told NBC that...

    The West Needs a Strategy
    Aug26

    The West Needs a Strategy

    The last decade has not been good for the collective West. The list of setbacks is long: the resurgence of Russia along Europe’s periphery signaled by the 2008 Russian-Georgian war; the economic meltdown in the United States and Europe; the continued rise of China and the accelerated shift in economic power balances across the globe; the...