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    President Rouhani felicitates Ukraine counterpart on National Day
    Aug24

    President Rouhani felicitates Ukraine counterpart on National Day

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    25 years with the Soviet Union, 25 without. We want to hear your stories
    Aug24

    25 years with the Soviet Union, 25 without. We want to hear your stories

    We’re looking for people who have had the unique experience of living at least half their lives under the USSR By the summer of 1991 it was clear that the Soviet empire’s days were numbered. After widespread shortages of food and other supplies, rising nationalism and demands for independence across Central Asia, a coup against leader...

    Trump open to ‘softening’ some immigration laws
    Aug24

    Trump open to ‘softening’ some immigration laws

    Donald Trump said on Tuesday that he’s open to a “softening” of laws affecting undocumented immigrants, further distancing himself from his previous hardline proposals. Trump’s latest explanation of his immigration views came during a town hall with Fox News’ Sean Hannity, who asked the nominee, “Is there any part of the law...

    Trump, Russia, and the Washington Post
    Aug24

    Trump, Russia, and the Washington Post

    August 14’s Washington Post print edition featured news articles, op-eds, an editorial, and three letters to the editor all attacking Donald Trump. And the paper’s other bête noire, Vladimir Putin, was featured in the front-page lead story as well as in an op-ed. On the preceding Friday, Putin had been attacked in an editorial for...

    AP: Trump Aides Fought Release From Jail Of Ukraine’s Tymoshenko In 2012
    Aug24

    AP: Trump Aides Fought Release From Jail Of Ukraine’s Tymoshenko In 2012

    The Associated Press is reporting that U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s campaign aides in 2012 fought the release of Ukrainian political leader Yulia Tymoshenko when she was in jail. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    France’s farmers on suicide watch as wheat crop fails
    Aug24

    France’s farmers on suicide watch as wheat crop fails

    Paris — Desperate French farmers are increasingly turning to newly created suicide hotlines as the worst wheat harvest in a generation devastates their livelihoods. Heavy spring rains have crippled the EU’s top wheat exporter just as Russia and Ukraine piled on the pressure, depressing prices with a bumper crop. While France’s harvest...

    Biden vows ‘rock solid’ NATO ties as allies slam Trump
    Aug24

    Biden vows ‘rock solid’ NATO ties as allies slam Trump

    RIGA (AFP) – US Vice President Joe Biden promised unwavering commitment to NATOs collective defence Tuesday as he sought to reassure Baltic allies spooked by a resurgent Russia and White House hopeful Donald Trump.Let there be no doubt — Americas Article 5 commitment is rock solid and unwavering, Biden said, referring to a cornerstone...

    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...