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    How Scared Do Clinton Voters Really Need to Be?
    Aug18

    How Scared Do Clinton Voters Really Need to Be?

    For many Democrats, this week has been a rapture of Republican dysfunction. Just since Sunday, the Trump campaign has been buffeted by scandals involving possible illegal cash payments from a pro-Russian Ukraine government to the campaign’s chair, staff shakeups that have put disgraced FOX News chair Roger Ailes and controversial Breitbart...

    Ukraine records heaviest shelling by pro-Russians in one year
    Aug18

    Ukraine records heaviest shelling by pro-Russians in one year

    Ukraine records heaviest shelling by pro-Russians in the east in a span of one year. …read more Source:...

    Lithuania snubs pro-Kremlin pop star (AFP)
    Aug18

    Lithuania snubs pro-Kremlin pop star (AFP)

    Vilnius (AFP) – Lithuania has denied entry to a Russian pop singer known for his patriotic songs and his pro-Kremlin stance on the Ukraine conflict, officials said Thursday, underscoring tensions with Moscow in the Baltic region. …read more Source: The West...

    Full-scale Russian invasion possible in Ukraine, President Poroshenko warns
    Aug18

    Full-scale Russian invasion possible in Ukraine, President Poroshenko warns

    The Ukranian president also warns of a possible military draft situation as tensions enflame over the death of three Ukrainian soldiers. …read more Source: Toronto...

    To Russia, With Love
    Aug18

    To Russia, With Love

    I wrote for Politico today about the new revelations about Paul Manafort and the pro-Russia orientation of Trump campaign generally, and cataolgue the resulting bizarre inversions:It is the outsider candidate who has a lobbyist at the heart of his campaign. And not the upstanding sort of lobbyist who merely persuades the Ways and Means Committee...

    Lithuania snubs pro-Kremlin pop star
    Aug18

    Lithuania snubs pro-Kremlin pop star

    Lithuania has denied entry to a Russian pop singer known for his patriotic songs and his pro-Kremlin stance on the Ukraine conflict, officials said Thursday, underscoring tensions with Moscow in the Baltic region. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Ukraine: No Need For Russian Ambassador As Relations Near Non-Existent
    Aug18

    Ukraine: No Need For Russian Ambassador As Relations Near Non-Existent

    Ukraine has no need for a Russian ambassador at present, so poor are diplomatic ties between the countries, according to Ukraine’s foreign minister. Pavlo Klimkin told Ukrainian broadcaster Channel 5 that Moscow has ceased dialogue with Kiev. “Let us imagine that, theoretically, today or in the coming days a Russian ambassador comes here,”...

    Russia-Ukraine War Update: Putin Full-Scale Invasion Is Possible, Poroshenko Says
    Aug18

    Russia-Ukraine War Update: Putin Full-Scale Invasion Is Possible, Poroshenko Says

    Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko warned Thursday that a full-scale Russian invasion was possible as tensions again mount between the neighboring nations after increased military activity in Eastern Ukraine and along the border of Crimea. “The probability of escalation of the conflict remains very significant,” Poroshenko said in a...

    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:...

    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...