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    Lukashenko to make official visit to Ukraine 20-21 July
    Jul19

    Lukashenko to make official visit to Ukraine 20-21 July

    Emphasis will be made on the current state and prospects for collaboration in economy, including in such areas as trade, investment, industrial cooperation, petrochemical industry, energy, agriculture, transport and logistics, development of interregional dialogue. …read more Source:...

    China’s Trafficked Brides
    Jul19

    China’s Trafficked Brides

    Thanks to the one child policy, Chinese men are turning to Ukrainian brides and sex trafficking to find wives. …read more Source: The...

    Ukrainian separatists claim to have created a new country: Malorossiya, or ‘Little Russia’
    Jul19

    Ukrainian separatists claim to have created a new country: Malorossiya, or ‘Little Russia’

    Separatists in eastern Ukraine claimed Tuesday to have founded a new country — Malorossiya, which means “Little Russia” in English — that will overtake Ukraine. “We offer Ukrainian citizens a peaceful way out of the difficult situation, without the war,” Alexander Zakharchenko, leader of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic, told...

    Ukraine rebels announce new ?state?
    Jul19

    Ukraine rebels announce new ?state?

    Pro-Russian rebels march in the centre of Donetsk during the WWII Victory Day parade/AFPKIEV: Russian-backed rebels fighting against Kiev on Tuesday announced a plan to create a new “state” they said would take the place of Ukraine and have its capital in their territory.Ukraine´s pro-Western authorities immediately ridiculed the idea...

    U.S., Russian Envoy, OSCE Dismiss Ukraine Separatists’ ‘Little Russia’ Declaration
    Jul19

    U.S., Russian Envoy, OSCE Dismiss Ukraine Separatists’ ‘Little Russia’ Declaration

    The U.S. State Department, Russia’s envoy to Ukrainian peace talks, and the Organization for Cooperation and Security in Europe all voiced concern about the declaration of a “Little Russia” in Ukraine by Russia-backed separatists on July 18. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Pro-Russian Rebel Leader in Eastern Ukraine Unveils Plan for New State
    Jul19

    Pro-Russian Rebel Leader in Eastern Ukraine Unveils Plan for New State

    KYIV/MOSCOW – The pro-Russian rebel leader of a breakaway region in eastern Ukraine proposed on Tuesday replacing Ukraine with a new federal state, in comments that could further undermine a 2015 pea …read more Source: Big News...

    United States: Diplomats from US, Russia hold ‘tough’ talks – State Dept
    Jul19

    United States: Diplomats from US, Russia hold ‘tough’ talks – State Dept

    Senior diplomats from Washington and Moscow held a "tough, forthright" conversation concerning bilateral tensions. Senior diplomats from Washington and Moscow held a “tough, forthright” conversation concerning bilateral tensions, the State Department said Tuesday, including over Russian access to diplomatic compounds in the...

    Is Russia Getting Ready to Build a New Aircraft Carrier and Fighter to Match?
    Jul19

    Is Russia Getting Ready to Build a New Aircraft Carrier and Fighter to Match?

    Dave Majumdar Security, Maybe–and both might be blasts from the past. Russia is examining the possibility of building a new aircraft carrier along with a new short takeoff/vertical-landing (STOVL) fighter toward the end of its 2018-2025 state armament program. The new vessel—which would be a “heavy aircraft carrying cruiser”—would be a...

    Ukraine rebels announce new ‘state’
    Jul19

    Ukraine rebels announce new ‘state’

    KIEV: Russian-backed rebels fighting against Kiev on Tuesday announced a plan to create a new “state” they said would take the place of Ukraine and have its capital in their territory. Ukraine’s pro-Western authorities immediately ridiculed the idea as a Kremlin project that they would never allow to get off the ground. Kremlin...

    Moscow spooks return to Hungary, raising NATO hackles
    Jul19

    Moscow spooks return to Hungary, raising NATO hackles

    NATO allies are worried about expanding Russian intelligence operations in Hungary. While Western officials have often criticized the government in Budapest for backsliding on democracy, they’ve tended to praise it for a steadfast commitment to NATO. But officials from allied countries say Russia increasingly sees Hungary as an operational...