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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    US Army chief presses Russia on military exercises
    Jul19

    US Army chief presses Russia on military exercises

    PAPA AIR BASE, Hungary — As thousands of U.S. troops drilled for a potential land war to protect NATO allies, the commander of U.S. Army forces in Europe urged Russia to be more transparent about its own upcoming major military exercise and ease anxiety by allowing outside observers. The Russian exercise, called Zapad (meaning...

    Georgian, Ukrainian Presidents open investment forum in Batumi
    Jul19

    Georgian, Ukrainian Presidents open investment forum in Batumi

    Georgian and Ukrainian presidents have addressed participants of an investment forum in the Georgian seaside town of Batumi today …read more Source:...

    Anti-Semitism, Hungary and Netanyahu: What you need to know
    Jul19

    Anti-Semitism, Hungary and Netanyahu: What you need to know

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, left, with Hungarian President Janos Ader in Budapest, July 18, 2017. (Haim Zach/Israeli Government Press Office) (JTA) — To critics of Benjamin Netanyahu, the Israeli prime minister’s visit to Hungary this week was a disgrace and an abandonment of local Jews in their fight against a government...

    Unable to go home, Russian who fought for IS settles in Ukraine
    Jul19

    Unable to go home, Russian who fought for IS settles in Ukraine

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – When Islamic State fighter Marat Nurmagomedov escaped from Syria to Turkey after becoming disillusioned with the militant group, he was unable to return home to Russia for fear of arrest. …read more Source: The...

    Unable to go home, Russian who fought for IS settles in Ukraine
    Jul19

    Unable to go home, Russian who fought for IS settles in Ukraine

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – When Islamic State fighter Marat Nurmagomedov escaped from Syria to Turkey after becoming disillusioned with the militant group, he was unable to return home to Russia for fear of arrest. …read more Source:...

    Meet the man making wood exoskeletons
    Jul19

    Meet the man making wood exoskeletons

    Find out what led Ukrainian crane operator Dmitriy Balandin to design a low-cost walking aid. …read more Source:...

    Trump once said Jon Huntsman was “weak.” Now he’s picked him to be the Russian ambassador.
    Jul19

    Trump once said Jon Huntsman was “weak.” Now he’s picked him to be the Russian ambassador.

    He’s got his work cut out for him. Donald Trump once slammed former Utah governor and GOP presidential candidate Jon Huntsman as a “lightweight” and accused him of “[giving] away our country to China” when he was the US ambassador there. Now, Trump has decided to reward him with the toughest diplomatic gig in Washington today:...

    Poroshenko Visits Boundary ‘Abyss’ Between Georgia And South Ossetia
    Jul19

    Poroshenko Visits Boundary ‘Abyss’ Between Georgia And South Ossetia

    On a visit to Georgia, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko described the line between Russia-backed separatists in South Ossetia and Georgian government-held territory as an “abyss” between the past and the future. (RFE/RL’s Georgian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    US, Ukrainian Marines Conduct Amphibious Assault During Drills
    Jul19

    US, Ukrainian Marines Conduct Amphibious Assault During Drills

    Marines from the United States and Ukraine carried out a coordinated amphibious assault drill during exercise Sea Breeze in the Ukrainian town of Mykolaivka, the US European Command (EUCOM) said in a release on Wednesday. The drills, which began on July 10 and will last until July 23, are taking place in the north-western part […] …read...

    Tech: Anti-gay threats, Geiger counters, and insecurities about John Oliver: HBO’s journey to interview the Chechen leader
    Jul19

    Tech: Anti-gay threats, Geiger counters, and insecurities about John Oliver: HBO’s journey to interview the Chechen leader

    "Real Sports" correspondent David Scott takes us through his revealing interview with the leader of Chechnya, Ramzan Kadyrov. On Tuesday’s episode of HBO’s “Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel,” correspondent David Scott got the rare opportunity to speak to the pugnacious leader of the Chechen Republic, Ramzan...