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    Georgia’s exiled former president Saakashvili vows return to Ukraine next month
    Aug19

    Georgia’s exiled former president Saakashvili vows return to Ukraine next month

    Georgia’s exiled former president Mikheil Saakashvili, stripped of both his Georgian and Ukrainian citizenship, announced on Friday he would try to cross the border into Ukraine next month. “I am returning…Click To Continue …read more Source: Daily...

    Russia loses control of Ukraine
    Aug19

    Russia loses control of Ukraine

    “Putin Still in Denial over the Loss of Ukraine,” by Peter Dickinson, Atlantic Council, August 8 (http://www.atlanticcouncil.org/blogs/ukrainealert/russia-still-in-denial-over-the-loss-of-ukraine#.WYxiiuGMUHs.facebook): … The Kremlin clings to the idea that a silent majority of pro-Russian Ukrainians lies ready and waiting, poised to take over...

    I talked to the ‘anti-Semitic’ Swiss hotel owner. It’s more complicated than you think.
    Aug19

    I talked to the ‘anti-Semitic’ Swiss hotel owner. It’s more complicated than you think.

    The Paradise Apartments hotel in Arosa, near Zurich, Switzerland. (Courtesy of Paradise Apartments hotel) (JTA) — A chuckle tickled my throat as Ruth Thomann, a Swiss hotelier who posted signs urging her “Jewish guests” to shower before entering the pool, assured me that she has “nothing against Jews.” To be clear, I don’t find racism...

    Georgia Asks Ukraine To Extradite Saakashvili
    Aug19

    Georgia Asks Ukraine To Extradite Saakashvili

    Georgia has requested that Ukraine extradite Mikheil Saakashvili, the former Georgian president and ex-governor of Ukraine’s Odesa region who was stripped of his Ukrainian citizenship last month. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Belarusian air carrier considering direct air service between Minsk, Ukrainian Kherson
    Aug19

    Belarusian air carrier considering direct air service between Minsk, Ukrainian Kherson

    Negotiations with a delegation of the Kherson International Airport were held in Minsk several days before. The sides discussed establishing air service between Minsk and Kherson. “It is an interesting proposal. Everything depends on the terms the Ukrainian side will offer us,” noted Igor Cherginets. …read more Source:...

    The Golden Age of Natural Gas
    Aug19

    The Golden Age of Natural Gas

    Jamie Horgan: I’m here with Agnia Grigas, a senior fellow at the Atlantic Council and author of the new book, The New Geopolitics of Natural Gas. Agnia, thanks for taking the time to talk with me today.Agnia Grigas: Thank you, Jamie. It’s a pleasure to be here.JH: In your book, you look at the transition to a new era of gas that you...

    U.S. Defense Chief To Visit Ukraine Amid Ongoing Standoff With Russia
    Aug19

    U.S. Defense Chief To Visit Ukraine Amid Ongoing Standoff With Russia

    U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis will travel to Ukraine next week to meet with President Petro Poroshenko and Ukraine’s defense chief, a visit Kyiv has said could involve the signing of new defense agreements. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    U.S. Envoy Volker To Meet With Russian Officials In Minsk
    Aug19

    U.S. Envoy Volker To Meet With Russian Officials In Minsk

    The new U.S. special envoy for efforts to end the conflict in eastern Ukraine, Kurt Volker, will travel to Minsk where he will meet with a representative of the Russian government to “discuss Russian-Ukrainian relations” on August 21. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Putin Angers Ukraine With Visit To Russia-Annexed Crimea
    Aug19

    Putin Angers Ukraine With Visit To Russia-Annexed Crimea

    Russian President Vladimir Putin on August 18 visited the city of Sevastopol in Crimea, triggering an angry rebuke from Kyiv, which accused him of disregarding international law by traveling to the Ukrainian peninsula seized by Moscow three years ago. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Special Envoy Georg Milbradt: Ukraine has achieved major success
    Aug19

    Special Envoy Georg Milbradt: Ukraine has achieved major success

    Decentralization in Ukraine after the 2014 revolution was the right step to take, says German Special Envoy Georg Milbradt in an interview with DW. Now, citizens have more influence on their country’s political system. …read more Source: Deutsche...