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    The Olympics Have Always Been Political
    Jul28

    The Olympics Have Always Been Political

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has always recognized the power of sports. In 2007, with energy prices steadily rising, and Russia’s economy bolstered by oil earnings, he flew to Guatemala City to meet with the International Olympic Committee (IOC). There he wooed officials in English and in French, promising an Olympic Games on a scale...

    Putin merges Crimea into Russia’s southern federal district
    Jul28

    Putin merges Crimea into Russia’s southern federal district

    Amy R. ConnollyMOSCOW, July 28 (UPI) — Russian President Vladimir Putin consolidated the Crimean Federal District into the united Southern Federal District. …read more Source: United Press...

    Ukraine wants EU to block Turkish Stream
    Jul28

    Ukraine wants EU to block Turkish Stream

    Russia has repeatedly stated its intention to halt gas transit via Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine at UN says Putin’s Crimea decree ‘null and void’
    Jul28

    Ukraine at UN says Putin’s Crimea decree ‘null and void’

    Envoy plans to request Security Council statement rejecting incorporation of Crimea …read more Source:...

    These 5 Facts Explain Hillary Clinton’s Foreign Policy Evolution
    Jul28

    These 5 Facts Explain Hillary Clinton’s Foreign Policy Evolution

    “Do I contradict myself? Very well, I contradict myself.” So said Walt Whitman. Hillary Clinton’s critics say she shifts her positions for political convenience. Her fans say the evolution of her views shows that she listens and learns. Either way, there are significant differences between Secretary of State Clinton, candidate Clinton, and...

    German FM: Donald Trump victory would threaten transatlantic ties
    Jul28

    German FM: Donald Trump victory would threaten transatlantic ties

    A Donald Trump presidency would lead to “many uncertainties for the transatlantic relationship,” the German foreign minister warned Thursday. Frank-Walter Steinmeier called Trump’s view of the U.S. as a country surrounded by inner and outer enemies “grotesque,” in an interview with Passauer Neuer Presse. “The fact that a presidential...

    Putin Reshuffles Regional Leaders Ahead Of Vote; Russian Customs Chief Out
    Jul28

    Putin Reshuffles Regional Leaders Ahead Of Vote; Russian Customs Chief Out

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has abruptly reshuffled several regional leaders and dismissed the ambassador to Ukraine in a substantial shake-up that also included the removal of the country’s longtime customs chief. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Trump campaign manager Manafort has Ukrainian history
    Jul28

    Trump campaign manager Manafort has Ukrainian history

    Donald Trump’s campaign manager Paul Manafort previously helped to run electoral campaigns in Ukraine. Former president Victor Yanukovych was one of those he led to victory. What role does he play in politics? …read more Source:...

    OSCE urges against ‘large-scale’ strife in Ukraine
    Jul28

    OSCE urges against ‘large-scale’ strife in Ukraine

    European monitors observing Ukraine’s separatist conflict Thursday urged pro-Russian rebels and government forces to avoid a return to “large-scale military operations,” as cease-fire violations escalate and casualties rise. …read more Source: The Daily...

    U.S Election Hacking Scandal: Russia tells U.S., Trump to sort out scandal
    Jul28

    U.S Election Hacking Scandal: Russia tells U.S., Trump to sort out scandal

    Peskov said the Kremlin was unmoved by that comment, and it would not change what he says has been its neutral stance on U.S. presidential candidates. Russia told the United States on Thursday to get to the bottom of a hacking scandal involving Democratic Party emails itself and rejected what Donald Trump said was a sarcastic suggestion that...