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    Government Troops Clash With Russia-Backed Separatists In Eastern Ukraine
    Jul29

    Government Troops Clash With Russia-Backed Separatists In Eastern Ukraine

    Ukrainian government forces exchanged gunfire with Russia-backed separatists in the village on Maryinka during the night of July 28. It was the latest breach of the cease-fire in eastern Ukraine.(RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Beeline and Classical Music Development Foundation sup up annual results of cooperation
    Jul29

    Beeline and Classical Music Development Foundation sup up annual results of cooperation

    Beeline and “Classical Music Development” Foundation have summed up the results of their cooperation for 2015-2016. Within this cooperation due to Beeline’s support Foundation has organized a lot of concerts and master classes in the towns of Armenia, as well as had tours in Russia, Germany and Spain. The press-service of the...

    Here’s Why Google Maps Changed Some Town Names in Crimea—And Is Now Changing Them Back
    Jul29

    Here’s Why Google Maps Changed Some Town Names in Crimea—And Is Now Changing Them Back

    As if by magic, Google Maps changed some town names in Crimea overnight. Images edited by Tetyana Lokot. On July 27 Internet giant Google renamed a number of towns, villages, and settlements in Crimea—a peninsula in Ukraine that has been under Russian control since early 2014—on their Google Maps service. The change came after the Ukrainian...

    Putin Steps Up Drive to Kill Sanctions Amid Signs of EU Disunity
    Jul29

    Putin Steps Up Drive to Kill Sanctions Amid Signs of EU Disunity

    Vladimir Putin will step up Russia’s campaign to end European Union sanctions with a visit to Slovenia on Saturday, encouraged by signs his tactic of lobbying what he views as more pliant southern and eastern European states is starting to pay off. The sanctions, imposed over the Ukraine crisis, are designed to block access to Western...

    Germany’s Schweinsteiger ends international career
    Jul29

    Germany’s Schweinsteiger ends international career

    Germany’s Bastian Schweinsteiger in action during International friendly against Hungary at Gelsenkirchen, Germany on Saturday, June 4, 2016. Photo: Reuters BERLIN: Germany midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger announced his retirement from international football on Friday, bringing to an end a glittering career that ended in disappointment...

    Today’s letters: Hells Angels, the death of Abdirahman Abdi
    Jul29

    Today’s letters: Hells Angels, the death of Abdirahman Abdi

    Just another gang of tourists? Re: Hells Angels sight-see and nosh as mayhem-free conventioneers, July 25. Looking at Jason Ransom’s picture of a Hells Angel photographing fellow gang members on the steps of Parliament Hill, I couldn’t help but recall Gilbert and Sullivan’s delightful song “When A Felon’s Not Engaged in...

    Why Did Putin Order a Mass Reshuffle of Government?
    Jul29

    Why Did Putin Order a Mass Reshuffle of Government?

    Russian President Vladimir Putin reshuffled the Russian government with 15 staff changes at senior positions across the country announced by the Kremlin on Thursday. Putin’s spokesman dismissed the change as simply routine rotation but some of the hires and dismissals provide insight into the Kremlin’s current strategy and who they...

    How Trump Turned the U.S. Foreign-Policy Consensus Upside Down
    Jul29

    How Trump Turned the U.S. Foreign-Policy Consensus Upside Down

    The word “unprecedented” gets thrown around a lot in conversations about Donald Trump’s presidential run. It’s a risky label to affix: History doesn’t always validate its use, and besides, the term has become diluted unto meaninglessness through constant repetition.To understand the ways in which Trump’s candidacy...

    Podcast: The Invisible War
    Jul29

    Podcast: The Invisible War

    Why is the conflict in the Donbas escalating? Listen to this week’s Power Vertical Podcast. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    How The US Can Retaliate If Kremlin Hackers Tried To Influence The Presidential Election
    Jul29

    How The US Can Retaliate If Kremlin Hackers Tried To Influence The Presidential Election

    The US intelligence community and private cybersecurity firms say Russia almost certainly hacked the Democratic National Committee and leaked documents that enraged Bernie Sanders supporters, embarrassed Democratic donors and senior party officials, and led to the resignation of DNC chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz.The US government...