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    Trump aides covertly fought freeing of Ukraine prisoner
    Aug24

    Trump aides covertly fought freeing of Ukraine prisoner

    For more than three years, lobbyist Jim Slattery worked in Washington to secure the release in Ukraine of the imprisoned political rival of the country’s then-president. He said the work was sometimes harder than expected. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

    Russia, Germany, France express concerns over fighting in Eastern Ukraine
    Aug24

    Russia, Germany, France express concerns over fighting in Eastern Ukraine

    MOSCOW, Russia – German Chancellor Angela Merkel, French President Francois Hollande and Russian President Vladimir Putin have expressed concerns about the increased violence in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Big News...

    Crimea’s champagne makers hope to recreate the Soviet glory days
    Aug24

    Crimea’s champagne makers hope to recreate the Soviet glory days

    Since the Russian annexation local vineyards have been capitalising on gaps in the market triggered by western sanctionsIt was once the “Coca-Cola of the Soviet Union”, a homegrown luxury promoted by Josef Stalin as a promise of the supposed abundance soon to come to the USSR. Now, more than 80 years since Stalin’s “invention” of Soviet...

    Putin agrees to discuss Ukraine conflict with Hollande and Merkel at G-20 in China
    Aug24

    Putin agrees to discuss Ukraine conflict with Hollande and Merkel at G-20 in China

    Russia said President Vladimir Putin will hold talks on the conflict in Ukraine with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French leader Francois Hollande at the Group of 20 summit in China, after the biggest diplomatic showdown since a peace deal was signed 18 months ago. …read more Source: South China Morning...

    Lukashenko sends Independence Day greetings to Ukraine
    Aug24

    Lukashenko sends Independence Day greetings to Ukraine

    “Many-year productive cooperation of the Republic of Belarus and Ukraine relies on respect, support, and mutual interest in the enhancement of kind and friendly relations,” the message of greetings reads. …read more Source:...

    25 years with the Soviet Union, 25 without. We want to hear your stories
    Aug24

    25 years with the Soviet Union, 25 without. We want to hear your stories

    We’re looking for people who have had the unique experience of living at least half their lives under the USSR By the summer of 1991 it was clear that the Soviet empire’s days were numbered. After widespread shortages of food and other supplies, rising nationalism and demands for independence across Central Asia, a coup against leader...

    President Rouhani felicitates Ukraine counterpart on National Day
    Aug24

    President Rouhani felicitates Ukraine counterpart on National Day

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    Trump open to ‘softening’ some immigration laws
    Aug24

    Trump open to ‘softening’ some immigration laws

    Donald Trump said on Tuesday that he’s open to a “softening” of laws affecting undocumented immigrants, further distancing himself from his previous hardline proposals. Trump’s latest explanation of his immigration views came during a town hall with Fox News’ Sean Hannity, who asked the nominee, “Is there any part of the law...

    Trump, Russia, and the Washington Post
    Aug24

    Trump, Russia, and the Washington Post

    August 14’s Washington Post print edition featured news articles, op-eds, an editorial, and three letters to the editor all attacking Donald Trump. And the paper’s other bête noire, Vladimir Putin, was featured in the front-page lead story as well as in an op-ed. On the preceding Friday, Putin had been attacked in an editorial for...

    AP: Trump Aides Fought Release From Jail Of Ukraine’s Tymoshenko In 2012
    Aug24

    AP: Trump Aides Fought Release From Jail Of Ukraine’s Tymoshenko In 2012

    The Associated Press is reporting that U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s campaign aides in 2012 fought the release of Ukrainian political leader Yulia Tymoshenko when she was in jail. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...