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    Back in Ukraine, freed pilot Savchenko launches new hunger strike
    Aug02

    Back in Ukraine, freed pilot Savchenko launches new hunger strike

    KIEV: A Ukrainian pilot released from a Russian jail in May launched a fresh hunger strike Tuesday in protest over Kiev’s failure to secure the return of other prisoners of war in the separatist east. A Russian court sentenced the 35-year-old army helicopter navigator Nadiya Savchenko to 22 years in prison in March over the 2014 killing of...

    Ukrainians Denounce Trump’s Comments on Ukraine, Crimea
    Aug02

    Ukrainians Denounce Trump’s Comments on Ukraine, Crimea

    It is probably no surprise that the recent comments by U.S. Republican Party presidential candidate Donald Trump about the conflict between Ukraine and Russia, including Moscow’s annexation of Crimea, have not been well received by Ukrainian politicians and analysts. In a television interview Sunday with ABC News, Trump said “the people of...

    President Obama calls Trump ‘woefully unprepared’ for the presidency
    Aug02

    President Obama calls Trump ‘woefully unprepared’ for the presidency

    President Barack Obama slammed Donald Trump as “woefully unprepared” for the presidency, telling reporters at a bilateral news conference Tuesday that the Republican presidential nominee continues to demonstrate that he’s unfit for the Oval Office. “I think the Republican nominee is unfit to serve as president,” Obama said, speaking...

    Where Republicans Stand on Donald Trump: A Cheat Sheet
    Aug02

    Where Republicans Stand on Donald Trump: A Cheat Sheet

    What would it take for more Republicans to abandon Donald Trump?One might imagine that a week in which the presidential nominee, among other things, picked a very public fight with the parents of a slain American soldier, advocated for ceding Crimea to Russia, and blatantly lied about receiving a letter from the NFL might do it. (And that’s...

    Freed Ukrainian pilot Savchenko launches new hunger strike
    Aug02

    Freed Ukrainian pilot Savchenko launches new hunger strike

    NNA – A Ukrainian pilot, who was freed from a Russian jail in May, announced a fresh hunger strike Tuesday in protest over Kiev39;s failure to secure the return of other prisoners of war in the sep …read more Source: National News...

    Vladimir Putin Ally Hails Russia’s Airborne Troops as Best In the World
    Aug02

    Vladimir Putin Ally Hails Russia’s Airborne Troops as Best In the World

    Russian parliamentary speaker Sergei Naryshkin has hailed the country’s airborne troops, infamous for their suspected involvement in the Ukraine crisis, as the best in the world. The VDV paratrooper unit marks its official holiday Tuesday and Naryshkin, who is Vladimir Putin’s former chief-of-staff and a leading member of his United...

    Ukraine’s Savchenko starts hunger strike over inaction on POWs
    Aug02

    Ukraine’s Savchenko starts hunger strike over inaction on POWs

    A Ukrainian lawmaker once held by Russian authorities has lambasted the government for failing to end the civil war. Nearly 9,500 people have been killed after pro-Russia rebels launched an insurgency in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Kazakh-Ukraine Trade Crashes
    Aug02

    Kazakh-Ukraine Trade Crashes

    143 train cars, blocked at the Ukraine-Russia border, explain why. …read more Source: The...

    Chernobyl’s next phase: Ukraine is looking to turn the site of nuclear meltdown into massive solar farm
    Aug02

    Chernobyl’s next phase: Ukraine is looking to turn the site of nuclear meltdown into massive solar farm

    The move to solar at Chernobyl may also help Ukraine move closer toward the European Union and influence public opinion in conflict zones along the Russian border …read more Source: Vancouver...

    Egypt’s GASC gets offers from nine firms in wheat tender – trade
    Aug02

    Egypt’s GASC gets offers from nine firms in wheat tender – trade

    The lowest offer was at $167.60 a tonne, free-on-board, for 55,000 tonnes of Ukrainian wheat. …read more Source:...