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    Russia Will Not Win a Diplomatic Tit-for-Tat With the US
    Sep08

    Russia Will Not Win a Diplomatic Tit-for-Tat With the US

    The recent U.S.-Russian tit-for-tat—the expulsion of diplomats and the closing of consulates—appears to be resulting in more parity of representation between the two global powers. That is no bad thing. According to the White House, the United States and Russia now have three diplomatic facilities in each other’s countries and a like number...

    Ukraine Braces For Saakashvili’s Possible Return
    Sep08

    Ukraine Braces For Saakashvili’s Possible Return

    After being stripped of Ukrainian citizenship by President Petro Poroshenko, Mikheil Saakashvili will try to return to his once-adoptive country despite the threat of extradition to Georgia. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Deadly Car Blast In Central Kyiv
    Sep08

    Deadly Car Blast In Central Kyiv

    A car exploded in the center of the Ukrainian capital, Kyiv, killing the driver, who was identified by police as a member of a Ukrainian volunteer battalion who fought against Russia-backed separatists in the country’s east. Timur Makhauri, a Chechen with Georgian citizenship, died when his black Toyota Camry with Georgian plates exploded...

    Serzh Sargsyan entered the EEU not to return the seven regions -Aram Sargsyan
    Sep08

    Serzh Sargsyan entered the EEU not to return the seven regions -Aram Sargsyan

    “Today, Serzh Sargsyan is the most experienced politician in Armenia,” says opposition lawmaker Aram Sargsyan. “He has passed a long way from 1988. He has always been in power, held various positions and been aware of any issue connected with the Karabakh conflict. He has not missed a single session of the Security Council,” continues the member...

    Ukraine’s Donbas war veterans fight invisible foe of post-combat stress
    Sep08

    Ukraine’s Donbas war veterans fight invisible foe of post-combat stress

    KYIV – Vasyl Bondar faced a new foe when he came home from a tour of duty in a Ukrainian naval forces unit that included nearly nine months in the frontline Donetsk Oblast town of Shyrokyne where he often faced shelling from Russian-led forces. Returning to civilian life in November 2016, the 42-year-old native Kyivan started fighting an enemy...

    Konowal Walk opens at WWI memorial in France

    LOOS-EN-GOHELLE, France – Hundreds of people from France and a sizeable delegation of Ukrainians from the diaspora attended the public unveiling of the Battle of Hill 70 Memorial at Loos-en-Gohelle, France, on August 22. Included in the ceremony was the official opening of the Konowal Walk. Cpl. Filip Konowal’s valor 100 years ago at the...

    EU to extend sanctions against Russia, media reports
    Sep07

    EU to extend sanctions against Russia, media reports

    The European Union has reportedly agreed to extend for another six months the blacklist on Russian nationals and entities, in one way or another engaged in turmoil in Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Today at Commission, going into seminar mode
    Sep07

    Today at Commission, going into seminar mode

    Margaritis Schinas’ job was rather challenging today as the Commission’s chief spokesman had to find other interesting news for reporters barely 45 minutes before the joint press conference of Michel Barnier and David Davis on the third round of Brexit talks. Schinas provided key details on the annual seminar of European...

    Moldovan Troops To Join Exercises With NATO Countries Despite Dodon’s Opposition
    Sep07

    Moldovan Troops To Join Exercises With NATO Countries Despite Dodon’s Opposition

    Moldovan troops will take part in September 8-23 multinational military exercises in Ukraine despite pro-Russian President Igor Dodon’s bid to keep them out of the drills. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Red Famine: Stalin’s War on Ukraine by Anne Applebaum review – grim but essential
    Sep07

    Red Famine: Stalin’s War on Ukraine by Anne Applebaum review – grim but essential

    An indignant history of the forced famine that killed at least four million“Holodomor” is a less well-known word than “Holocaust”, but Anne Applebaum’s indignant history of the famine that Stalin and his followers deliberately inflicted on Ukraine in 1932-33 leaves little doubt that it should be remembered alongside Hitler’s slaughter...