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    Kiev says engine type ‘used in N. Korea missiles’ made for Russia
    Aug16

    Kiev says engine type ‘used in N. Korea missiles’ made for Russia

    Ukrainian space agency acting chief Yuriy Radchenko talks to journalists during a press conference in Kiev on August 15, 2017. AFP/Genya Savilov KIEV: Ukraine’s space agency said Tuesday that an engine type reportedly used in North Korean missiles was made at a Ukrainian factory, but solely for use in space rockets supplied to Russia.The...

    Ukrainian Military Says Agent Detained in Crimea Was Dismissed From Army in May
    Aug16

    Ukrainian Military Says Agent Detained in Crimea Was Dismissed From Army in May

    KIEV (Sputnik) — The Ukrainian agent detained in Crimea earlier this month over plotting acts of sabotage on the peninsula was dismissed from the Ukrainian Armed Forces in May 2017 for professional incompetence, Yuzef Venskovych, the deputy head of the Public Relations Department of the General Staff of the Ukrainian Armed Forces, said on...

    Angela Merkel plays for her place in history — and Europe’s future
    Aug16

    Angela Merkel plays for her place in history — and Europe’s future

    Angela Merkel’s return for a fourth term as German chancellor seems such a foregone conclusion, given her conservatives’ wide lead in opinion polls, that interest is mostly focused on who her coalition partner will be after the September 24 federal election. More than ever, Europeans are looking to Berlin for a lead...

    Ukraine Deports Russian Journalist Over ‘National Security’ Concerns
    Aug16

    Ukraine Deports Russian Journalist Over ‘National Security’ Concerns

    Ukrainian authorities have deported Russian journalist Tamara Nersesian over national security concerns. Olena Hitlyanska, a spokeswoman for Ukraine’s Security Service (SBU), wrote on Facebook on August 15 that “Russian propagandist” Nersesian had been deported overnight and barred from entering Ukraine … …read more Source:...

    Kiev says engine type ‘used in N.Korea missiles’ made for Russia
    Aug16

    Kiev says engine type ‘used in N.Korea missiles’ made for Russia

    KIEV: Ukraine’s space agency said Tuesday that an engine type reportedly used in North Korean missiles was made at a Ukrainian factory, but solely for use in space rockets supplied to Russia. The development came after an expert report published Monday said Pyongyang’s recent rapid progress in developing a long-range missile appeared...

    CPJ Denounces ‘Hostile’ Environment Toward Press In Ukraine
    Aug16

    CPJ Denounces ‘Hostile’ Environment Toward Press In Ukraine

    The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) has condemned the “harassment” of reporters in Ukraine after security services raided the offices of an independent news website and a member of parliament criticized the head of the national press union for his response to the raid. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Kiev says engine type ‘used in N.Korea missiles’ made for Russia
    Aug16

    Kiev says engine type ‘used in N.Korea missiles’ made for Russia

    KIEV: Ukraine’s space agency said Tuesday that an engine type reportedly used in North Korean missiles was made at a Ukrainian factory, but solely for use in space rockets supplied to Russia. The development came after an expert report published Monday said Pyongyang’s recent rapid progress in developing a long-range missile appeared...

    CPJ Denounces ‘Hostile’ Environment Toward Press In Ukraine
    Aug16

    CPJ Denounces ‘Hostile’ Environment Toward Press In Ukraine

    The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) has condemned the “harassment” of reporters in Ukraine after security services raided the offices of an independent news website and a member of parliament criticized the head of the national press union for his response to the raid. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Path to U.S.-Russia Cooperation
    Aug16

    The Path to U.S.-Russia Cooperation

    Zalmay Khalilzad Security, Americas For the United States, managing Russian decline requires pursuing a balance-of-power approach to minimize the risk of escalation. Note: this article is part of a symposium on U.S.-Russia relations included in the September/October 2017 issue of the National Interest. Despite the array of twists and turns since...

    Honey Prices Go Up by 20% in Bulgaria
    Aug16

    Honey Prices Go Up by 20% in Bulgaria

    Price of honey in Bulgaria has gone up by 20% because of the high mortality rate of honeybees, which reaches 60% and even 100% this year. According to beekeepers, about a third of the products on the market do not have the necessary qualities because they are mixed with Ukrainian and Chinese honey, reported the Bulgarian National Television....