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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Kazakh leader: Rada holds back Poroshenko from accepting Donbass status
    Aug16

    Kazakh leader: Rada holds back Poroshenko from accepting Donbass status

    SOCHI. KAZINFORM – Ukraine’s Verkhovna Rada (parliament) will not allow President Pyotr Poroshenko to accept the status of the war-torn Donbass region, Kazakhstan’s President Nursultan Nazarbayev claimed at a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine’s Savchenko Condemns Russian ‘Slave Mentality’
    Aug16

    Ukraine’s Savchenko Condemns Russian ‘Slave Mentality’

    Ukraine’s most popular politician, who spent nearly two years in Russian and rebel captivity, has accused Russians of having the mentality of slaves in an interview with Ukrainian news site Apostrof. Nadiya Savchenko, a former military pilot, who was captured during the height of combat in east Ukraine two years ago, was elected to...

    Republican bet proposes ‘extreme vetting’
    Aug16

    Republican bet proposes ‘extreme vetting’

    NEW YORK: Donald Trump on Monday laid out a US blueprint for defeating global terrorism in partnership with NATO and Middle East allies, demanding extreme restrictions on immigration and likening the fight to the Cold War. The Republican nominee, who is tanking in the polls following weeks of self-inflicted disasters, made his pitch to be a...

    Fighting Flares In Mariinka, Eastern Ukraine, As Both Sides Hold Ground
    Aug16

    Fighting Flares In Mariinka, Eastern Ukraine, As Both Sides Hold Ground

    Ukrainian troops traded fire overnight with Russia-backed separatists in the eastern city of Mariinka, where both sides have been holding their positions for weeks. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Global human rights committee to be founded in Crimea
    Aug16

    Global human rights committee to be founded in Crimea

    Rights committee comes amid Tatar minority claims of increased repression, arbitrary arrests …read more Source: Anadolu...

    Matt Taibbi on Trump’s Position on NATO, Russia & his Campaign Head’s $13 Million Scandal in Ukraine
    Aug16

    Matt Taibbi on Trump’s Position on NATO, Russia & his Campaign Head’s $13 Million Scandal in Ukraine

    During Donald Trump’s speech in Youngstown, Ohio, on Monday, Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump reversed his earlier threats to defy NATO treaties, and instead said he would work closely with the alliance to defeat ISIS. For more, we speak with award-winning journalist Matt Taibbi, author Phyllis Bennis and co-founder of the...

    Shelling by Ukrainian Army Damages 8 Houses in Donetsk Region
    Aug16

    Shelling by Ukrainian Army Damages 8 Houses in Donetsk Region

    TEHRAN (FNA)- Eight houses were damaged when the Kiev forces shelled several towns of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic in the past 24 hours, the DPR operative command said on Tuesday. …read more Source: Fars News...

    How Trump’s campaign chief got a strongman elected president of Ukraine
    Aug16

    How Trump’s campaign chief got a strongman elected president of Ukraine

    Paul Manafort, who reportedly was a recipient of $12.7m in Ukraine, helped Viktor Yanukovich to victory. Could he do the same for Trump?The scene was Ostroh, western Ukraine, on the eve of parliamentary elections.A tall figure bounded on to a stage to cheers from a crowd of elderly flag-waving supporters. They chanted: “Yan-u-kov-ich,...

    How Trump’s campaign chief got a strongman elected president of Ukraine
    Aug16

    How Trump’s campaign chief got a strongman elected president of Ukraine

    Paul Manafort, who reportedly was a recipient of $12.7m in Ukraine, helped Viktor Yanukovich to victory. Could he do the same for Trump?The scene was Ostroh, western Ukraine, on the eve of parliamentary elections.A tall figure bounded on to a stage to cheers from a crowd of elderly flag-waving supporters. They chanted: “Yan-u-kov-ich,...

    2016 Summer Olympic Medals Table
    Aug16

    2016 Summer Olympic Medals Table

    Through 2 of 27 medal events, Tuesday, Aug. 16178 of 306 total medal eventsNationGSBTotUnited States26232675China15141746Britain1617841Russia11121235Japan741627France79824Italy89623Germany97622Australia67922South Korea63514Hungary63413Canada22913Netherlands62311Brazil24410Kazakhstan23510New Zealand2608Denmark1348North Korea2327South...