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    Trump transgender military ban at odds with allies like Canada
    Jul27

    Trump transgender military ban at odds with allies like Canada

    Canadian Army instructors discuss mechanized infantry defence tactics with their Ukrainian Armed Forces colleagues during Exercise RAPID TRIDENT in Starychi, Ukraine on June 30, 2016. (Joint Task Force Ukraine) OTTAWA – The Canadian Forces says it is pressing ahead with improvements to its transgender policy, even as U.S. President Donald Trump...

    Petro Poroshenko revokes Mikheil Saakashvili’s Ukrainian Citizenship
    Jul27

    Petro Poroshenko revokes Mikheil Saakashvili’s Ukrainian Citizenship

    Saakashvili says Poroshenko colluded with Ivanishvili, has acted out of fear of the political opposition. …read more Source:...

    Lawyer: Blogger Lapshin may be extradited to Israel
    Jul27

    Lawyer: Blogger Lapshin may be extradited to Israel

    Blogger Alexander Lapshin, a holder of a citizenship of Ukraine, Russia and Israel convicted in Baku last week, may be released before the expiry of his actual term of imprisonment. …read more Source:...

    Russia appoints new ambassador to UN
    Jul27

    Russia appoints new ambassador to UN

    MOSCOW: The Kremlin on Thursday announced the appointment of Vasily Nebenzya as Russia’s ambassador to the United Nations, replacing the previous long-serving envoy Vitaly Churkin who died in February. President Vladimir Putin signed a decree appointing Nebenzya, the Kremlin wrote on its website. Nebenzya will start in the new post as...

    HBO Announces Five-part Miniseries on Chernobyl Accident
    Jul27

    HBO Announces Five-part Miniseries on Chernobyl Accident

    HBO says production will begin next year on a miniseries about the Chernobyl nuclear disaster. The five-part series will star Jared Harris as a Soviet scientist tapped by the Kremlin to investigate the accident. The series will dramatize the events of the 1986 Ukrainian nuclear catastrophe that resulted in widespread radioactive fallout. Thirty...

    Ukraine strips Saakashvili of his only citizenship
    Jul27

    Ukraine strips Saakashvili of his only citizenship

    President Poroshenko, accused by Mikheil Saakashvili of corruption, deprives former ally of citizenship by decree. …read more Source: AL...

    Russian Supreme Court Extends Crimean Tatar’s Prison Term
    Jul27

    Russian Supreme Court Extends Crimean Tatar’s Prison Term

    Russia’s Supreme Court has prolonged to 15 years the prison term for a jailed Crimean Tatar man, who was earlier sentenced to 12 years in April after a court found him guilty of creating a cell on behalf of the banned Hizb ut-Tahrir Islamic group. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine strips Georgia’s ex-leader Saakashvili of citizenship
    Jul27

    Ukraine strips Georgia’s ex-leader Saakashvili of citizenship

    KIEV: Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said Thursday he has stripped former Georgian president Mikheil Saakashvili of his Ukrainian citizenship, paving the way for his possible extradition to Georgia. The charismatic reformer came to power in Georgia’s 2003 Rose Revolution but then fell from grace and is now wanted by Georgian...

    HBO Announces 5-Part Miniseries on Chornobyl Accident
    Jul27

    HBO Announces 5-Part Miniseries on Chornobyl Accident

    HBO says production will begin next year on a miniseries about the Chornobyl nuclear disaster, according to TimesColonist. The five-part series will star Jared Harris as a Soviet scientist tapped by the Kremlin to investigate the accident. The series will dramatize the events of the 1986 Ukrainian nuclear catastrophe that resulted in widespread...

    Ukraine president strips one-time ally Saakashvili of citizenship
    Jul27

    Ukraine president strips one-time ally Saakashvili of citizenship

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has stripped one-time ally Mikheil Saakashvili of his Ukrainian citizenship, the migration service said on Wednesday, spelling the likely end of the former Georgian president’s political aspirations in Ukraine. …read more Source: The Daily...