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    Russia Frees Crimean Dissident Umerov From Psychiatric Clinic
    Sep08

    Russia Frees Crimean Dissident Umerov From Psychiatric Clinic

    Russian authorities freed a prominent Crimean dissident from a psychiatric clinic on Wednesday after he was held there for almost a month and subjected to enforced examinations, his lawyer and a colle …read more Source: Big News...

    Journalists Caught in the Crossfire of the Ukraine-Russia Conflict
    Sep08

    Journalists Caught in the Crossfire of the Ukraine-Russia Conflict

    KYIV, Ukraine—There is a memorial to murdered Ukrainian journalists on Khreshchatyk, Kyiv’s central boulevard. It’s a simple, nondescript metal plaque flanked by flowers on the side of a building. Some of the names are faded now, worn down by the years and the elements. The names date from 1992, the first year after Ukraine gained its...

    Russian Jet Came within 10 Feet of U.S. Spy Plane: U.S. Officials
    Sep08

    Russian Jet Came within 10 Feet of U.S. Spy Plane: U.S. Officials

    WASHINGTON/BERLIN — A Russian fighter jet carried out an “unsafe and unprofessional” intercept of a U.S. spy plane over the Black Sea and came within 10 feet (3.05 meters) of the American aircraft, two U.S. defense officials said on Wednesday. The incident is likely to cause more tension between the United States and Russia, who...

    Stoltenberg: NATO to ‘step up’ Black Sea presence
    Sep07

    Stoltenberg: NATO to ‘step up’ Black Sea presence

    NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg uses Tbilisi meeting to say alliance will continue to work with Georgia, Ukraine partners …read more Source: Anadolu...

    US Accuses Russia of Unsafe Aerial Intercept Over Black Sea
    Sep07

    US Accuses Russia of Unsafe Aerial Intercept Over Black Sea

    The United States accused Russia of sending one of its fighter jets dangerously close to an American spy plane over the Black Sea on Wednesday, an intercept American military officials said was “unsafe and unprofessional,” even as Moscow said it acted in accordance with international flight rules. The U.S. said its Navy P-8A Poseidon...

    Ash Carter accuses Russia of sowing seeds of global instability
    Sep07

    Ash Carter accuses Russia of sowing seeds of global instability

    OXFORD, England — U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter accused Russia on Wednesday of sowing seeds of global instability and questioned whether Moscow genuinely wants a viable cease-fire in Syria. In a hard-hitting speech at Oxford University, Carter emphasized deep skepticism about Russian intentions in Syria, even as U.S. Secretary of State John...

    Half of Dutch EU referendum cash must be paid back
    Sep07

    Half of Dutch EU referendum cash must be paid back

    Nearly €500,000 in grants handed out by the Dutch government ahead of an April referendum on an EU-Ukraine deal will have to be paid back, it said Wednesday. A special committee, set up to deal with the funding, said that half of the money handed out to individuals and organizations ahead of the April 6 referendum could not be justified. The...

    German, French foreign minister to head to Ukraine next week
    Sep07

    German, French foreign minister to head to Ukraine next week

    German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier on Wednesday said he would travel to Ukraine with his French counterpart next week to discuss if, and when, broader Normandy format talks that also include Russia could be scheduled. …read more Source: Channel...

    Drama on Jewish bus in Uman
    Sep07

    Drama on Jewish bus in Uman

    A tour bus in Uman, Ukraine was taken hostage by criminals who demanded money from the organizers of the trip. …read more Source: Arutz...

    Lavrov, Kerry to Hold Syria Talks September 8-9
    Sep07

    Lavrov, Kerry to Hold Syria Talks September 8-9

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and his US counterpart John Kerry will meet on September 8-9 in Geneva to try to hammer out a deal on cooperation in Syria, Moscow said Wednesday. The two top diplomats agreed to a “personal meeting” after “working on the remaining details for an agreement” on fighting ‘jihadists’ and pushing forward...