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    As it marks its independence, Ukraine remains deadlocked on reform, Russia
    Aug24

    As it marks its independence, Ukraine remains deadlocked on reform, Russia

    Public patience is running out as Ukraine’s economy stagnates, the fight against corruption shows little progress, and Moscow-backed rebels in the east remain defiant. …read more Source: Christian Science...

    Another attempt to count 1932-1933 Ukraine Famine victims  – The Baltic Times
    Aug24

    Another attempt to count 1932-1933 Ukraine Famine victims – The Baltic Times

    Volodymyr Serhijchuk is a professor of history at the Kyiv State University and one of the more eminent researchers in Soviet archives. In terms…… …read more Source: The Baltic...

    Petro Poroshenko: Russia wants ‘the whole Ukraine’
    Aug24

    Petro Poroshenko: Russia wants ‘the whole Ukraine’

    Vladimir Putin wants “the whole [of] Ukraine” to be part of the “Russian empire,” Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said Wednesday as his country celebrated 25 years of independence. “It is absolutely the same situation like Russian bombardment in [the Syrian city of] Aleppo,” Poroshenko told CNN’s Christiane Amanpour. “They have only...

    Stoking Russia Panic for Partisan Gain Will Have a Long-Term Price for Peace
    Aug24

    Stoking Russia Panic for Partisan Gain Will Have a Long-Term Price for Peace

    Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin on MSNBC (8/20/16). On Saturday’s episode of AM Joy with Joy Ann Reid, guest Malcolm Nance, a former Naval intelligence officer, summed up MSNBC’s Russia panic with this quote: Joy Ann Reid: Because from what I’ve seen, the only people not with Hillary Clinton at this point…are people in the Jill...

    Dueling Indictments As Russia, Ukraine Target Each Other’s Military Leaders
    Aug24

    Dueling Indictments As Russia, Ukraine Target Each Other’s Military Leaders

    Russia and Ukraine traded salvos this week with dueling criminal investigations against each other’s top military brass, a new front in the ongoing conflict between the two countries. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Oh by the way, Russian troops are massing on the Ukraine border
    Aug24

    Oh by the way, Russian troops are massing on the Ukraine border

    Today marks the 25th anniversary of Ukraine’s split from the Soviet Union. Happy news! Those of us who remember the astonishing events of 1991 will certainly understand the joy Ukrainians feel about this wonderful event in history. We also understand their nervousness about the possibility that life out from under the thumb of Moscow may...

    A bristly Ukraine celebrates 25 years of independence from Moscow
    Aug24

    A bristly Ukraine celebrates 25 years of independence from Moscow

    The biggest military parade in a quarter-century was intended as a show of determination. …read more Source: The Washington...

    Russia jails leader of banned nationalist group
    Aug24

    Russia jails leader of banned nationalist group

    Moscow, Aug 24 : A Russian court today sentenced ultranationalist politician Alexander Belov, a former leader of a banned anti-immigration movement, to seven and a half years in prison for extremism and money laundering. Belov was formerly coordinator of the populist Movement Against Illegal Immigrants, or DPNI, which had the slogan “Russia for...

    Ukraine celebrating Independence Day amid fresh tensions with Russia
    Aug24

    Ukraine celebrating Independence Day amid fresh tensions with Russia

    Ukraine is celebrating its Independence Day amid heightened tensions with its biggest neighbor Russia. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine Independence Day Facts And Trivia: 7 Things To Know About National Holiday
    Aug24

    Ukraine Independence Day Facts And Trivia: 7 Things To Know About National Holiday

    Although Ukraine is celebrating Wednesday its 25th annual Independence Day, new concerns have surfaced regarding growing tensions between Russia and the former U.S.S.R republic. Reuters reported that even with the annual holiday celebrated on Aug. 24 and the country’s military parade, fresh tensions with Russia concerning Crimea were on...