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    Poroshenko urges EU not to  reject Ukraine’s aspirations
    Sep16

    Poroshenko urges EU not to reject Ukraine’s aspirations

    KIEV: Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Friday urged the European Union (EU) not to close the door on Ukraine’s hopes of joining, insisting it would be a “mistake” in the face of Russian aggression. “It is dangerous to leave the European countries, which strive to become part of the united Europe, in strategic uncertainty,” Poroshenko...

    Russian gas transit through Ukraine ‘top priority’: EU
    Sep16

    Russian gas transit through Ukraine ‘top priority’: EU

    The 28-nation bloc relies on Moscow for about a third of its gas supplies, with half of that amount transiting through Ukraine. …read more Source: World...

    In debut at UN, Trump to offer assurances, warnings
    Sep16

    In debut at UN, Trump to offer assurances, warnings

    NEW YORK — President Donald Trump will use his debut speech to the U.N. General Assembly next week to offer warmth to the United States’ allies and warnings to its adversaries. “He slaps the right people, he hugs the right people and he comes out very strong in the end,” U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said...

    Vladimir Putin’s proposed UN Ukraine peacekeepers must have full access: Angela Merkel 
    Sep16

    Vladimir Putin’s proposed UN Ukraine peacekeepers must have full access: Angela Merkel 

    …read more Source: The Indian...

    A Hasidic dynasty began in this Romanian town. Now the Jewish community is barely surviving.
    Sep15

    A Hasidic dynasty began in this Romanian town. Now the Jewish community is barely surviving.

    Women lighting a candle in memory of Elie Wiesel at the synagogue of Ordea in northern Romania, Sept. 8, 2017. (Lulian Cazacu/Moshe Milner) SATU MARE, Romania (JTA) — The small congregation in this northern city consists of only 110 members. Yet the Satu Mare Jewish community owns an impressive 129 cemeteries and four synagogues. Among the...

    Ukraine’s New Tank Can Take On Russia’s Best—But Kiev Can’t Afford It
    Sep15

    Ukraine’s New Tank Can Take On Russia’s Best—But Kiev Can’t Afford It

    Ukraine’s Oplot fires at the same speed as Russia’s T-90 and can even outpace it on the road, but so far Kiev has only exported the machine to other countries. …read more Source:...

    The Weekly Tripwire – Issue 8
    Sep15

    The Weekly Tripwire – Issue 8

    Russia ‘shining of the good’ – Freedom House slams the two region’s HR record – Russification of Gali schools advances – Russian bases cajole children – Military keep training – Khajimba wants a new road to Russia – Tskhinvali strengthens Donbass link – The [Russian] Eagle has landed...

    Rapid Trident Military Exercises Under Way In Ukraine
    Sep15

    Rapid Trident Military Exercises Under Way In Ukraine

    More than 1,800 troops from 14 countries are taking part in U.S.-led military drills near the western Ukrainian city of Yavoriv. The Rapid Trident exercises, held each year since 1996, began on September 8 and run until September 23. The two-week drills are designed to test and build Ukraine’s interoperability with NATO allies and partners....

    Rapid Trident Military Exercises Under Way In Ukraine
    Sep15

    Rapid Trident Military Exercises Under Way In Ukraine

    More than 1,800 troops from 14 countries are taking part in U.S.-led military drills near the western Ukrainian city of Yavoriv. The Rapid Trident exercises, held each year since 1996, began on September 8 and run until September 23. The two-week drills are designed to test and build Ukraine’s interoperability with NATO allies and partners....

    Ukraine demands Russia stop torturing Crimean Tatars: report
    Sep15

    Ukraine demands Russia stop torturing Crimean Tatars: report

    Ukraine’s foreign ministry has demanded that Russia stop torturing Crimean Tatars in the annexed Crimea region, according to a report. …read more Source: Polskie...