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    After Crimea ‘Incursions,’ Russia and Ukraine Step Back From All-Out War
    Aug17

    After Crimea ‘Incursions,’ Russia and Ukraine Step Back From All-Out War

    KYIV, Ukraine—In a familiar cycle of brinksmanship, Russia and Ukraine once again edged toward the brink of open war last week, only for the bellicose rhetoric and military posturing to dissipate rapidly, leaving the conflict in eastern Ukraine no closer to a long-term solution. Russia’s successor spy agency to the KGB, the Federal Security...

    NZ faced tough talks in Russia on Ukraine, Syria and Helen Clark
    Aug17

    NZ faced tough talks in Russia on Ukraine, Syria and Helen Clark

    New Zealand urged Russia to do more on international conflict and discussed trade sanctions over tensions in Ukraine, during bilateral talks this week. …read more Source:...

    Trump’s campaign chief linked to secret foreign lobbying, sources say
    Aug17

    Trump’s campaign chief linked to secret foreign lobbying, sources say

    Paul Manafort apparently helped a pro-Russian governing party in Ukraine secretly route at least $2.2 million in payments to two prominent Washington lobbying firms in 2012. …read more Source: Toronto...

    Caster Semenya divides opinion in Rio Olympic debut
    Aug17

    Caster Semenya divides opinion in Rio Olympic debut

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The Olympic Games is running into a storm of controversy involving Caster Semenya, the favorite in the women’s 800 meters. The South African, the unwilling face of track’s ethical and medical dilemma over women with high levels of testosterone, sharply divides opinion — even among fellow competitors. After...

    U.S. Envoy In Kyiv Confident Ukraine Will Overcome Difficulties
    Aug17

    U.S. Envoy In Kyiv Confident Ukraine Will Overcome Difficulties

    The U.S. envoy in Kyiv says Ukrainians will overcome their current difficulties of armed conflict in eastern Ukraine, corruption, and financial problems because they have survived so many major crises in recent years. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Trump overhauls campaign team again as Clinton surges
    Aug17

    Trump overhauls campaign team again as Clinton surges

    NEW YORK, Aug 17, 2016 (AFP) – Donald Trump on Wednesday shook up his campaign team for the second time in two months, fending off suggestions that his presidential run is in crisis as polls show Hillary Clinton cruising towards victory.The Republican White House nominee, who is tanking in swing states to his Democratic rival, hired a news...

    Ukrainian prosecutor alleges Trump campaign chair encouraged Russia’s annexation of Crimea
    Aug17

    Ukrainian prosecutor alleges Trump campaign chair encouraged Russia’s annexation of Crimea

    The chairman of Donald Trump’s campaign is being accused of encouraging the Russian annexation of the Crimean peninsula. …read more Source: Business...

    Cold War Casualties from Ukraine and Syria to the New York Times’s ‘Standards’
    Aug17

    Cold War Casualties from Ukraine and Syria to the New York Times’s ‘Standards’

    Stephen F. CohenFactional politics may have killed Obama’s proposed détente with Russia and the Minsk peace process in Ukraine while the Times publishes another gutter article—this one about Paul Manafort. …read more Source: The...

    Trump campaign chief ‘helped pro-Russians in Ukraine move money to US lobbying firms’   
    Aug17
    Trump shakes up campaign team again as Clinton surges
    Aug17

    Trump shakes up campaign team again as Clinton surges

    NEW YORK: Donald Trump on Wednesday restructured his campaign team for the second time in two months, fending off suggestions that his presidential run is in crisis as polls show Hillary Clinton cruising towards victory. The Republican White House nominee, who is tanking in swing states to his Democratic rival, hired a news executive from a...