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    New Fighting Flares In Southeastern Ukraine
    Aug18

    New Fighting Flares In Southeastern Ukraine

    Fresh clashes broke out overnight as Ukrainian troops battled Russia-backed separatists in Talakivka, near the city of Mariupol. The fighting was the latest in a recent flare-up of hostilities in the country’s east. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    McKenna: Hillary Clinton’s right wing foreign policy
    Aug18

    McKenna: Hillary Clinton’s right wing foreign policy

    Notwithstanding the U.S. Democratic party’s sop to socialist Bernie Sanders in the crafting of its left-leaning policy platform, the party’s foreign policy is unapologetically right-of-centre. Of course, this is the same Hillary Clinton who voted in favour of a Congressional resolution backing the U.S. invasion of Iraq in 2002. Few...

    Poroshenko hints at martial law as fighting spikes in Ukraine
    Aug18

    Poroshenko hints at martial law as fighting spikes in Ukraine

    Ukrainian President Poroshenko said Kyiv might order a new wave of military mobilization and institute martial law in response to more violence in the east. Both sides report heavy shelling, despite the shaky truce. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Ukraine could introduce martial law if eastern fighting worsens: Poroshenko
    Aug18

    Ukraine could introduce martial law if eastern fighting worsens: Poroshenko

    NNA – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said Thursday he did not rule out introducing martial law and a new wave of military mobilization if the conflict with pro-Russian separatists worsened. Por …read more Source: National News...

    25 Years Ago: Failed August Coup Changed U.S. Diplomatic Approach Toward Soviet Union
    Aug18

    25 Years Ago: Failed August Coup Changed U.S. Diplomatic Approach Toward Soviet Union

    A failed coup in August 1991 by hard-liners in the Soviet government is widely seen as contributing to the dissolution of the Soviet Union by the end of 1991. To mark the 25th anniversary of the so-called August coup, RFE/RL spoke with former U.S. Undersecretary of State for Political Affairs Nicholas Burns about Washington’s perspective...

    Ukraine President Poroshenko warns of ‘full-scale Russian invasion’ (AFP)
    Aug18

    Ukraine President Poroshenko warns of ‘full-scale Russian invasion’ (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Thursday he could not rule out a full-scale Russian invasion after the military reported the worst violence in the pro-Moscow separatist east for a year. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukraine reports three killed in 'heaviest fighting for a year'
    Aug18

    Ukraine reports three killed in 'heaviest fighting for a year'

    NNA – Ukraine said on Thursday that pro-Russian rebels had killed three of its soldiers in the worst violence seen in the separatist east for a year. Military spokesman Oleksandr Motuzyanyk said insur …read more Source: National News...

    Trump’s new campaign manager vows to let Trump be Trump
    Aug18

    Trump’s new campaign manager vows to let Trump be Trump

    The woman in charge of running Donald Trump’s campaign wants to let Trump be Trump, but in a more disciplined way. Kellyanne Conway, a Republican pollster and longtime Trump associate who was elevated to be his campaign manager this week, indicated Thursday in separate television interviews that under her guidance, the campaign will be more...

    Nazarbayev the Mediator Sets Sights on Ukraine Crisis
    Aug18

    Nazarbayev the Mediator Sets Sights on Ukraine Crisis

    Crises come and go, but Russia-Kazakhstan remain fast friends. …read more Source: The...

    UNHCR to help Ukrainian children in Belarus prepare for school
    Aug18

    UNHCR to help Ukrainian children in Belarus prepare for school

    The UNHCR Representative met with the Ukrainian families at the Grodno Oblast Office of the Belarusian Red Cross Society to inquire about their living conditions and what other kinds of assistance they need. …read more Source:...