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    Mother Hunts For Sons Missing In Action In Ukraine
    Aug03

    Mother Hunts For Sons Missing In Action In Ukraine

    The mother of two Ukrainian government soldiers is on desperate hunt to learn the fate of her sons who went missing in action in eastern Ukraine in 2014. Kateryna Khomyak’s sons were among more than 400 soldiers the Ukrainian government says are missing after battling Russia-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine. (YouTube, RFE/RL’s...

    Jailed Pro-Kyiv Russian Activist Starts Hunger Strike
    Aug03

    Jailed Pro-Kyiv Russian Activist Starts Hunger Strike

    A Russian activist in the southern region of Krasnodar jailed for propagating extremism and separatism online has started a hunger strike in custody, her mother says. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Finally respected, Klitschko retires
    Aug03

    Finally respected, Klitschko retires

    Wladimir Klitschko ruled the heavyweight scene with a steel glove for more than a decade yet it was a defeat by Anthony Joshua which ensured the Ukrainian retired yesterday with the universal respect that eluded him for so long.Often denigrated for a robotic style, short on flair, Klitschko reigned supreme in a heavyweight era suffering from a...

    America’s new economic sanctions may hurt Russia’s recovery
    Aug03

    America’s new economic sanctions may hurt Russia’s recovery

    IN LATE June Daimler, a German carmaker, broke ground on a new Mercedes-Benz plant north-west of Moscow. “We are confident in the long-term potential of Russia,” Markus Schäfer, a board member, said at the ceremony. The €250m ($296m) factory marked the first investment by a Western carmaker since America and the European Union slapped sanctions...

    Klitschko retirement ends Joshua heavyweight rematch hopes
    Aug03

    Klitschko retirement ends Joshua heavyweight rematch hopes

    LONDON (AFP): Ukraine’s former world heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko announced his retirement from boxing on Thursday to scupper any hopes of a November rematch against Britain’s Anthony Joshua. Hamburg-based Klitschko, 41, hangs up his gloves as one of the all-time greats of the ring after a nine-and-a-half year reign as...

    Angry Trump says Russia ties at ‘very dangerous low’
    Aug03

    Angry Trump says Russia ties at ‘very dangerous low’

    WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump said relations with Russia had hit an all-time and “very dangerous” low Thursday, putting the blame on Congress after he reluctantly approved sanctions against Moscow.After Moscow called the sanctions a declaration of “economic war” that had exposed the US president’s weakness,...

    Donald Trump: US President signs Russia sanctions into law
    Aug03

    Donald Trump: US President signs Russia sanctions into law

    Trump signed the legislation behind closed doors, after failed White House efforts to scupper or water down the bill. US President Donald Trump reluctantly signed off on new sanctions against Russia Wednesday, bowing to domestic pressure and putting efforts to improve ties with the Kremlin in peril.Trump signed the legislation behind closed...

    The deflated balloon of a strong Trump presidency
    Aug03

    The deflated balloon of a strong Trump presidency

    After Obama’s weak reaction to the Russian interference in the Syrian civil war, the Russian annexation of Crimea, the world started wondering about an American leadership on the back foot. The more hawkish of commentators even saw this as the beginning of the end of the American Empire or at least a president unwilling to further it. Obama...

    Trump’s next military scapegoat: Foreign-born service members targeted by Pentagon

    (Credit: Getty/John Moore) The White House is currently celebrating “American Dream Week,” part of a gimmicky branding scheme meant to highlight President Donald Trump’s achievements. So far during this celebration Trump has unveiled his new immigration plan, saying he wants immigrants “who speak English,” and now the Civil Rights Division...

    Former world heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko hangs up his gloves, ends Anthony Joshua rematch hopes
    Aug03

    Former world heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko hangs up his gloves, ends Anthony Joshua rematch hopes

    Ukraine’s former world heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko announced his retirement from boxing on Thursday to scupper any hopes of a November rematch against Britain’s Anthony Joshua. The post Former world heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko hangs up his gloves, ends Anthony Joshua rematch hopes appeared first on Firstpost....