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    Why the Minsk agreement will not solve the Ukraine conflict
    Aug15

    Why the Minsk agreement will not solve the Ukraine conflict

    Bryan MacDonald, Special to Russia Beyond the Headlines The Minsk II agreement signed in February 2015 cannot be implemented in its current form and all sides are fully aware of that. …read more Source: United Press...

    Trump aide’s name surfaces in Ukraine corruption probe: NYT
    Aug15

    Trump aide’s name surfaces in Ukraine corruption probe: NYT

    Corruption investigators in Ukraine say an illegal, off-the-books payment network earmarked $12.7 million in cash payments for Donald Trump’s presidential campaign chairman Paul Manafort, the New York Times reported Monday. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Lavrov urges calm after Ukraine flare-up over Crimea
    Aug15

    Lavrov urges calm after Ukraine flare-up over Crimea

    Russia accused Kiev of attempting armed incursions into the region, which Kremlin seized in 2014 …read more Source: Al...

    Even Donald Trump’s Supporters Are Telling Him To Release His Tax Returns
    Aug15

    Even Donald Trump’s Supporters Are Telling Him To Release His Tax Returns

    Donald Trump’s critics have been calling for months on the Republican presidential candidate to release his tax returns, to no avail. Now, even Trump supporters are joining the chorus.Rep. Mark Sanford (R-S.C.), a professed Trump backer (for now), wrote a Sunday New York Times op-ed titled, “I Support You, Donald Trump. Now Release Your Tax...

    Lavrov Ratchets Down the Rhetoric?
    Aug15

    Lavrov Ratchets Down the Rhetoric?

    The public Western response to Russian President Vladimir Putin rattling the cage with Ukraine last week has been reasonably unified. All the statements released over the course of the weekend, from Paris, Washington, and Brussels, have urged that cooler heads prevail, have reiterated that Crimea belongs to Ukraine and is currently being occupied...

    Putin deploys Russia’s most advanced air-defence missiles in Crimea as alarm grows war is imminent
    Aug15

    Putin deploys Russia’s most advanced air-defence missiles in Crimea as alarm grows war is imminent

    World powers urged Russia and Ukraine to refrain from ratcheting up a confrontation over Crimea as President Vladimir Putin bolstered the disputed peninsula’s military with some of his army’s most advanced air-defence missile systems. The European Union said there was no independent confirmation of claims that Ukrainian agents had...

    Trump to Announce ‘Foreign Policy Realism’ in Monday Speech
    Aug15

    Trump to Announce ‘Foreign Policy Realism’ in Monday Speech

    JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — Donald Trump will declare an end to nation building if elected president, replacing it with what aides described as “foreign policy realism” focused on destroying the Islamic State group and other extremist organizations. In a speech Monday in Ohio, Trump will argue that the United States needs to work with anyone who...

    Lavrov urges calm after Ukraine flare-up over Crimea
    Aug15

    Lavrov urges calm after Ukraine flare-up over Crimea

    MOSCOW: Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Monday appealed for calm after a flare-up with Ukraine over the annexed Crimea peninsula but warned Moscow was ready to stamp out any attempts to destabilise the region. A simmering feud between Russia and Ukraine sparked by the Kremlin’s seizure of Crimea in 2014 burst back into life on...

    Germany urges Russia, Ukraine to ease tension over Crimea
    Aug15

    Germany urges Russia, Ukraine to ease tension over Crimea

    PanARMENIAN.Net – Germany’s foreign minister urged Russia and Ukraine on Monday, August 15 to reduce tensions over Crimea and stick to the troubled Minsk peace accords as a way of ending hostilities i …read more Source: Big News...

    Does It Matter if Ukraine’s Pro-Russian Party Gave Manafort Secret Cash?
    Aug15

    Does It Matter if Ukraine’s Pro-Russian Party Gave Manafort Secret Cash?

    From the first Morning Jolt of the week:Does It Matter if Ukraine’s Pro-Russian Party Gave Manafort Secret Cash?Documentation is nice, but it doesn’t really surprise anyone; Paul Manafort worked for a Ukrainian political party friendly to Russia for a long time.Handwritten ledgers show $12.7 million in undisclosed cash payments...