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    U.S., Russian Envoy, OSCE Dismiss Ukraine Separatists’ ‘Little Russia’ Declaration
    Jul19

    U.S., Russian Envoy, OSCE Dismiss Ukraine Separatists’ ‘Little Russia’ Declaration

    The U.S. State Department, Russia’s envoy to Ukrainian peace talks, and the Organization for Cooperation and Security in Europe all voiced concern about the declaration of a “Little Russia” in Ukraine by Russia-backed separatists on July 18. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Pro-Russian Rebel Leader in Eastern Ukraine Unveils Plan for New State
    Jul19

    Pro-Russian Rebel Leader in Eastern Ukraine Unveils Plan for New State

    KYIV/MOSCOW – The pro-Russian rebel leader of a breakaway region in eastern Ukraine proposed on Tuesday replacing Ukraine with a new federal state, in comments that could further undermine a 2015 pea …read more Source: Big News...

    United States: Diplomats from US, Russia hold ‘tough’ talks – State Dept
    Jul19

    United States: Diplomats from US, Russia hold ‘tough’ talks – State Dept

    Senior diplomats from Washington and Moscow held a "tough, forthright" conversation concerning bilateral tensions. Senior diplomats from Washington and Moscow held a “tough, forthright” conversation concerning bilateral tensions, the State Department said Tuesday, including over Russian access to diplomatic compounds in the...

    Is Russia Getting Ready to Build a New Aircraft Carrier and Fighter to Match?
    Jul19

    Is Russia Getting Ready to Build a New Aircraft Carrier and Fighter to Match?

    Dave Majumdar Security, Maybe–and both might be blasts from the past. Russia is examining the possibility of building a new aircraft carrier along with a new short takeoff/vertical-landing (STOVL) fighter toward the end of its 2018-2025 state armament program. The new vessel—which would be a “heavy aircraft carrying cruiser”—would be a...

    Ukraine rebels announce new ‘state’
    Jul19

    Ukraine rebels announce new ‘state’

    KIEV: Russian-backed rebels fighting against Kiev on Tuesday announced a plan to create a new “state” they said would take the place of Ukraine and have its capital in their territory. Ukraine’s pro-Western authorities immediately ridiculed the idea as a Kremlin project that they would never allow to get off the ground. Kremlin...

    Moscow spooks return to Hungary, raising NATO hackles
    Jul19

    Moscow spooks return to Hungary, raising NATO hackles

    NATO allies are worried about expanding Russian intelligence operations in Hungary. While Western officials have often criticized the government in Budapest for backsliding on democracy, they’ve tended to praise it for a steadfast commitment to NATO. But officials from allied countries say Russia increasingly sees Hungary as an operational...

    Ukraine rebels announce new ‘state’
    Jul19

    Ukraine rebels announce new ‘state’

    KIEV, Ukraine – Russian-backed rebels fighting against Kiev on Tuesday, July 18, announced a plan to create a new “state” they said would take the place of Ukraine and have its capital in their territory. Ukraine’s pro-Western authorities immediately ridiculed the idea as a Kremlin project that they would never …...

    Ukraine rebels announce new ?state?
    Jul19

    Ukraine rebels announce new ?state?

    KIEV: Russian-backed rebels fighting against Kiev on Tuesday announced a plan to create a new “state” they said would take the place of Ukraine and have its capital in their territory. Ukraine’s pro-Western authorities immediately ridiculed the idea as a Kremlin project that they would never allow to get off the ground. The separatists said...

    Pro-Russian Rebel Leader in Eastern Ukraine Unveils Plan for New State
    Jul19

    Pro-Russian Rebel Leader in Eastern Ukraine Unveils Plan for New State

    The pro-Russian rebel leader of a breakaway region in eastern Ukraine proposed on Tuesday replacing Ukraine with a new federal state, in comments that could further undermine a 2015 peace deal that is already faltering. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko rejected the idea, describing Alexander Zakharchenko, leader of the self-proclaimed Donetsk...

    The Other Putin-Trump Meeting
    Jul19

    The Other Putin-Trump Meeting

    When President Trump’s meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin went for more than two hours, well past the scheduled half-hour, it was a major news event. But it turns out that wasn’t even the end of the conversation between the two men.Author Ian Bremmer first reported the second meeting Tuesday. Other outlets also reported the...