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    Invite Turkey to Leave NATO: Ankara Shares Few Values or Interests with the West
    Aug24

    Invite Turkey to Leave NATO: Ankara Shares Few Values or Interests with the West

    Turkey’s brief democratic moment is ending. The rise of Recep Tayyip Erdogan and the Development and Justice Party (AKP) in 2002 signaled the collapse of the militarized secular republic created by Mustafa Kemal Ataturk. The recent failed coup killed the semi-liberal democracy that briefly replaced Kemalism. NATO is an anachronism and...

    Europeans Give Putin Just What He Asked For
    Aug24

    Europeans Give Putin Just What He Asked For

    The Russian press is claiming that President Vladimir Putin will be holding a meeting with leaders on the sidelines of the G20 summit in China next month to discuss Ukraine after all. Ukraine’s leadership, however, does not appear to be included in the plans.Reuters relays the crux of their conversation: Russian’s Vladimir Putin held...

    Trump aides lobbied hard on sly to keep Kiev ex-leader in jail, didn’t state being foreign agents
    Aug24

    Trump aides lobbied hard on sly to keep Kiev ex-leader in jail, didn’t state being foreign agents

    For more than three years, lobbyist Jim Slattery worked in Washington to secure the release in Ukraine of the imprisoned political rival of the country’s then-president. He said the work was sometimes harder than expected. “I had a sense that there were people working on the other side,” he said, “but they were doing it […] The post Trump...

    Leaders Of Germany, Russia, France To Discuss Situation In Eastern Ukraine
    Aug24

    Leaders Of Germany, Russia, France To Discuss Situation In Eastern Ukraine

    The Kremlin has announced that the leaders of Russia, Germany, and France will meet on the sidelines of an upcoming G20 summit to discuss the situation in eastern Ukraine. A recent upsurge in fightin …read more Source: Big News...

    Ukrainian Filmmaker Jailed In Russia Urges Supporters Not To Fight For Release
    Aug24

    Ukrainian Filmmaker Jailed In Russia Urges Supporters Not To Fight For Release

    Ukrainian filmmaker Oleh Sentsov, who is behind bars in Russia, has called on Ukrainians not to fight for his release “at any price, as it would not bring the victory nearer.” In a letter obtained by …read more Source: Big News...

    Ukraine sheds Soviet past on 25th year of independence
    Aug23

    Ukraine sheds Soviet past on 25th year of independence

    Kiev: Ukraine marks the 25th anniversary of its freedom from Kremlin rule on Wednesday with moves to sweep away its totalitarian past and embrace a European future while grappling with its tense relations with Russia. A nation that once served as a geopolitical bridge between Moscow and the West is now the source of a deep and dangerous rift....

    Over PLN 500 mln for new cross-border program
    Aug23

    Over PLN 500 mln for new cross-border program

    The Polish Ministry of Development has announced the allocation of €116 million (PLN 500 million) for a Poland-Belarus-Ukraine cross-border cooperation program, the launch of which is scheduled for October. Funding will be provided for projects related to the promotion of local culture and the preservation of historical heritage; environmental...

    Russia says Putin will meet with Hollande, Merkel at G20 summit to address Ukraine
    Aug23

    Russia says Putin will meet with Hollande, Merkel at G20 summit to address Ukraine

    Doug G. WareMOSCOW, Aug. 23 (UPI) — Russian President Vladimir Putin will discuss Crimea with the leaders of Germany and France at the upcoming G-20 summit in China, the Kremlin said Tuesday. …read more Source: United Press...

    Russia’s Embattled Opposition Hopes for Voice in Parliament after Elections
    Aug23

    Russia’s Embattled Opposition Hopes for Voice in Parliament after Elections

    Russia’s embattled opposition political parties hope to win a voice in the Kremlin-dominated parliament in the upcoming September 18 elections. Allegations of fraud during the 2011 parliamentary elections sparked mass protests against President Vladimir Putin’s rule. But the crackdown that followed was bolstered by nationalist fervor...

    Trump aides covertly fought freeing of Ukraine prisoner
    Aug23

    Trump aides covertly fought freeing of Ukraine prisoner

    WASHINGTON (AP) — For more than three years, lobbyist Jim Slattery worked in Washington to secure the release in Ukraine of the imprisoned political rival of the country’s then-president. The consulting firm run by Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, and his deputy Rick Gates, now the campaign’s liaison to...