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    ‘Ageing’ Bolt powers to second Rio gold
    Aug19

    ‘Ageing’ Bolt powers to second Rio gold

    Usain Bolt won his second gold medal of the Rio Olympics, brushing aside all-comers again in his favourite 200m sprint but blamed his ‘ageing’ body for missing his own world record. The Jamaican triumphed as Britain’s Brownlee brothers dominated in triathlon to keep their country ahead of China in the medals race. Teenager Kimia...

    Putin says he is not planning to downgrade relations with Ukraine
    Aug19

    Putin says he is not planning to downgrade relations with Ukraine

    The Russian president said on Friday (August 19) he is not planning to reduce ties with Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Putin Visits Crimea Amid Heightened Russia-Ukraine Tensions And Military Exercises
    Aug19

    Putin Visits Crimea Amid Heightened Russia-Ukraine Tensions And Military Exercises

    At a moment of heightened tensions between Russia and Ukraine, Russian President Vladimir Putin visited Crimea Friday as military logistics exercises are underway. …read more Source: International Business...

    Trump Campaign Chairman Paul Manafort Resigns
    Aug19

    Trump Campaign Chairman Paul Manafort Resigns

    Donald Trump’s campaign chairman Paul Manafort resigned on Friday in the wake of campaign shake-up and revelations about his work in Ukraine. In a statement issued as he arrived in Louisiana to tour the flood-ravaged state, Trump said Manafort offered his resignation Friday morning. The billionaire called Manafort “a true...

    The Best And Worst Of Paul Manafort’s Failed Trump Pivot
    Aug19

    The Best And Worst Of Paul Manafort’s Failed Trump Pivot

    Paul Manafort, who made his name (and fortune) as a career power lobbyist, political consultant to dictators, and veteran Republican operative, seems to have finally met his match in Donald Trump. With news that Manafort resigned from the campaign on Friday, less than three months before Election Day, after being sidelined in favor of new hires...

    Putin blasts Ukraine tensions
    Aug19

    Putin blasts Ukraine tensions

    Moscow accuses Kiev of armed incursion in Crimea …read more Source: Financial...

    Have Assault Rifle (Replica), Will Travel: Kalashnikov Opens Shop At Moscow Airport
    Aug19

    Have Assault Rifle (Replica), Will Travel: Kalashnikov Opens Shop At Moscow Airport

    Forget duty-free vodka and “matryoshka” dolls: Travelers looking for a last-minute souvenir of Russia can now pick up an assault rifle — well, a plastic replica — before heading for flights out of Moscow’s main airport. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Paul Manafort quits Donald Trump’s campaign
    Aug19

    Paul Manafort quits Donald Trump’s campaign

    Republican nominee’s campaign chairman resigns amid reports about his connection to pro-Russian political forces in Ukraine. …read more Source: Arutz...

    Putin tones down rhetoric after Ukraine puts army on high alert for possible ‘full-scale Russian invasion’
    Aug19

    Putin tones down rhetoric after Ukraine puts army on high alert for possible ‘full-scale Russian invasion’

    Vladimir Putin sought to ease tensions even as he convened a meeting in Crimea to demand heightened security measures on the peninsula he annexed in 2014 …read more Source: Vancouver...

    Pentagon: Putin deploys 40,000 troops to staging areas near Ukraine border
    Aug19

    Pentagon: Putin deploys 40,000 troops to staging areas near Ukraine border

    by WorldTribune Staff, August 19, 2016 Russia has amassed 40,000 troops along with a number of tanks, armored vehicles and air force units in staging areas near the Ukraine border, the Pentagon said. Additionally, “large numbers of Russian military forces will conduct exercises in the coming days that Pentagon officials say could be used as […]...