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    The City of Mariupol, Ukraine’s Line in the Sand
    Aug16

    The City of Mariupol, Ukraine’s Line in the Sand

    Tetrapods, normally used to build piers, have been used in Mariupol’s defense, and today are found around the city decorated with Ukrainian folk symbols. Mariupol, Ukraine, July 4, 2016. Photo: Ivan Sigal The Ukrainian city of Mariupol sits 20 km from the front line between the Russian-backed separatists and the Ukrainian military. It is a...

    Vladimir Putin’s rumblings raise new fears of Ukraine conflict
    Aug16

    Vladimir Putin’s rumblings raise new fears of Ukraine conflict

    Rumblings from Russian President Vladimir Putin and other top Moscow officials during recent days have set off new fears that the frozen conflict in Ukraine could be on the verge of dramatically heating up again. Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said Monday that Moscow still hopes to pursue a final … …read more Source: The...

    Trump vows ‘Cold War’ terror fight, immigrant controls
    Aug16

    Trump vows ‘Cold War’ terror fight, immigrant controls

    NEW YORK: Donald Trump on Monday laid out a US blueprint for defeating global terrorism in partnership with NATO and Middle East allies, demanding extreme restrictions on immigration and likening the fight to the Cold War. The Republican nominee, who is tanking in the polls following weeks of self-inflicted disasters, made his pitch to be a...

    News Wrap: Teen shot in Milwaukee protests; 33 dead in Nepal after bus falls off cliff
    Aug16

    News Wrap: Teen shot in Milwaukee protests; 33 dead in Nepal after bus falls off cliff

    JUDY WOODRUFF: In the day’s other news: An 18-year-old was shot and seriously injured after a second night of protests in a Milwaukee neighborhood. It followed the fatal police shooting of Sylville Smith, a black man authorities say was carrying a stolen handgun. Dozens of officers clashed with protesters overnight, and four sheriff’s...

    Ukrainian corruption probe uncovers references to Trump’s campaign manager
    Aug16

    Ukrainian corruption probe uncovers references to Trump’s campaign manager

    JUDY WOODRUFF: And how political unrest in Ukraine has made its way into the race for president of the United States. Before becoming Donald Trump’s campaign manager, Paul Manafort consulted for Viktor Yanukovych, the former Ukrainian president who fled to Russia in 2014 and later faced charges in the deaths of civilian protesters....

    Hillary Clinton team questioning report of Donald Trump aide’s ties to Russia
    Aug16

    Hillary Clinton team questioning report of Donald Trump aide’s ties to Russia

    NEW YORK – Hillary Clinton’s campaign is questioning Donald Trump’s top political aide’s ties to a pro-Kremlin political party in Ukraine, claiming it is evidence of the Republican nominee’s cozy relationship with Russia. The New York Times reported that handwritten ledgers found in Ukraine show $12.7 million in...

    Trump campaign chief hits back at Ukraine claims
    Aug16

    Trump campaign chief hits back at Ukraine claims

    Donald Trump’s campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, has been named in a corruption investigation in Ukraine, where officials are trying to track illegal payments from a pro-Russian political party that once hired the Washington-based… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    New Online Income Declaration System Flops in Ukraine
    Aug16

    New Online Income Declaration System Flops in Ukraine

    Ukrainian efforts to stamp out tax evasion and corruption among public officials in line with commitments to the IMF hit a setback Monday when a new online income declaration system flopped at launch. Under the new system, some 50,000 senior civil servants will initially have to declare all their earnings and list property and other assets...

    The Atlantic Daily: The Russian Connection, Milwaukee Burning, Living With Fear
    Aug16

    The Atlantic Daily: The Russian Connection, Milwaukee Burning, Living With Fear

    What We’re FollowingTrump’s Russian Connection: Just how closely is Paul Manafort, Donald Trump’s campaign manager, tied to Vladimir Putin? Over the weekend, the New York Times reported that Manafort received $12.7 million in secret payments from a pro-Russian political party in Ukraine. The news broke on the eve of a...

    Trump’s new normal
    Aug16

    Trump’s new normal

    Donald Trump again blamed President Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton for the rise of ISIS. He questioned his opponent’s “physical stamina” to eradicate the terrorist group. And he again interspersed what his campaign hyped as a major foreign policy speech — his third to date — with falsehoods and half-truths, promising an end to nation...