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    Putin prepares to reprise Winter War in Finland strategy against Ukraine
    Aug11

    Putin prepares to reprise Winter War in Finland strategy against Ukraine

    One of the most important features of Moscow’s behavior, but one that at the same time Western leaders typically fail to recognize and incorporate in their responses, is that the Kremlin regularly employs the same strategy and tactics again and again – albeit in new times and in new locations. Indeed, it all too often […] …read more...

    Researchers find Jewish headstones at the Nazi killing site of Babi Yar
    Aug11

    Researchers find Jewish headstones at the Nazi killing site of Babi Yar

    (JTA) — Before murdering tens of thousands of Jews at Babi Yar near Kiev, Nazi troops dumped at the killing site dozens of Jewish headstones they had stolen from Jewish cemetery, researchers in Ukraine discovered. “The tombstones were removed from a local Jewish cemetery during the Holocaust and thrown into the same ravines where over 150,000...

    U.S. ‘Defensive Arms’ For Ukraine?
    Aug11

    U.S. ‘Defensive Arms’ For Ukraine?

    The White House is considering supplying Ukraine with “defensive arms,” but what does this actually mean? (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service/Reuters) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Forget High-Tech APCs, Ukrainian Troops Must Trust ‘The Banker’
    Aug11

    Forget High-Tech APCs, Ukrainian Troops Must Trust ‘The Banker’

    Ukraine’s military has been trying to modernize its equipment in the face of three years of fighting Russia-backed separatists in the east of the country. But a series of design and production problems have meant that soldiers cannot use new armored personnel carriers meant for the battlefield. So, some troops continue to rely on a...

    German journalist who exposed govt instruction in media coverage faces backlash (VIDEO)
    Aug11

    German journalist who exposed govt instruction in media coverage faces backlash (VIDEO)

    Rejected contributions, boycott calls and a public letter refuting her words were some of the tactics freelance reporter Claudia Zimmermann faced after exposing her employer, German public broadcaster WDR, for sticking to pro-government narrative on migrant crisis. Speaking to RT Deutsch, Zimmermann said she fell out of grace with the bosses of...

    Armenia’s medicine export expands
    Aug11

    Armenia’s medicine export expands

    Armenian medicine producers work with various countries to expand the geography of medicine export, Albert Sahakyan, the deputy director of “Scientific Center of Drug And Medical Technology Expertise” told Armenpress. According to him, some shifts have already been registered. “About 10% of the drugs registered in Armenia are of Armenian...

    Statue of Muslim Magomayev to be erected in Kiev
    Aug11

    Statue of Muslim Magomayev to be erected in Kiev

    …read more Source: Today.Az

    The Sorry State of the Ukrainian Navy—and Why It Should Matter to America
    Aug11

    The Sorry State of the Ukrainian Navy—and Why It Should Matter to America

    Ilan Berman Security, Europe The Ukrainian navy is still unmistakably struggling to regain its footing and reconstitute its strength. Although it has come at enormous human and financial cost, the conflict between Russia and Ukraine that has raged in the latter’s eastern territories since 2014 has helped spark a fundamental transformation...

    Bulgarian sailors nabbed onboard hashish-carrying ship in Spain
    Aug11

    Bulgarian sailors nabbed onboard hashish-carrying ship in Spain

    The EFE Agency reports the arrest of two Bulgarian sailors near the Spanish city of Almeria onboard a ship with 18 tons of hashish hidden inside. Other 11 Ukrainian members of the crew were busted. The operation was carried out by the Spanish authorities and FRONTEX through the ship’s boarding. …read more Source: Radio...

    351 young people from Bulgarian communities abroad now students here
    Aug11

    351 young people from Bulgarian communities abroad now students here

    351 applicants from Bulgarian communities in Ukraine, Serbia, Kosovo, Kazakhstan and other countries are now entering universities in this country for the 2017/2018 academic year. 222 students come from Ukraine, 100 from Serbia, 27 – from Kosovo. The greatest number of them wanted to study medicine, computer science, economics, tourism, transport...