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    Saakashvili Declares Hunger Strike Following Arrest in Kyiv
    Dec10

    Saakashvili Declares Hunger Strike Following Arrest in Kyiv

    Ukrainian opposition politician and former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili has declared a hunger strike, his lawyer told journalists on Saturday. Attorney Ruslan Chornolutskiy released a letter from Saakashvili calling on supporters to protest in Kyiv on Sunday and to call for the impeachment of President Petro Poroshenko. Also Saturday, a...

    Fresh fighting kills five in Ukraine
    Dec10

    Fresh fighting kills five in Ukraine

    Kiev: The latest spike of fighting between Ukraine’s army and Russian-backed rebels has killed five people, in the heaviest daily toll over the past weeks of the simmering conflict, officials said pm Saturday. The Ukrainian military reported the death of four soldiers in clashes in the area north of the insurgents’ de facto capital of...

    Fresh fighting kills five in Ukraine
    Dec10

    Fresh fighting kills five in Ukraine

    Kiev: The latest spike of fighting between Ukraine’s army and Russian-backed rebels has killed five people, in the heaviest daily toll over the past weeks of the simmering conflict, officials said pm Saturday. The Ukrainian military reported the death of four soldiers in clashes in the area north of the insurgents’ de facto capital of...

    Author of Ukraine op-ed says he had no contact with Paul Manafort before publication
    Dec10

    Author of Ukraine op-ed says he had no contact with Paul Manafort before publication

    The op-ed was published on Thursday in the English-language Kyiv Post under the byline of Oleg Voloshyn, who said on Saturday he had sought input to avoid errors. …read more Source: Global...

    Ex-Georgian President Saakashvili on “indefinite” hunger strike after second arrest
    Dec10

    Ex-Georgian President Saakashvili on “indefinite” hunger strike after second arrest

    Former Georgian president Mikheil Saakashvili has gone on hunger strike to protest his arrest in Ukraine on charges of trying to stage a coup sponsored by Russia, his lawyer and supporters said Saturday. …read more Source: France...

    Robert Mueller filing shows Paul Manafort drafted Ukraine op-ed despite gag order
    Dec10

    Robert Mueller filing shows Paul Manafort drafted Ukraine op-ed despite gag order

    Robert Mueller unveiled a trove of evidence against Donald Trump’s former campaign manager Paul Manafort to convince a judge that he violated a gag order. …read more Source: Global...

    Russia says it is fully committed to nuclear missile pact
    Dec10

    Russia says it is fully committed to nuclear missile pact

    MOSCOW (Reuters): Russia said on Saturday it was fully committed to a Cold War-era pact with the United States banning intermediate-range cruise missiles, a day after Washington accused Moscow of violating the treaty. The US State Department said on Friday Washington was reviewing military options, including new intermediate-range cruise missile...

    Russia says it is fully committed to nuclear missile pact
    Dec09

    Russia says it is fully committed to nuclear missile pact

    Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov looks on at the start of two days of closed-door nuclear talks at the United Nations offices in Geneva October 15, 2013. REUTERS/fileMOSCOW: Russia said on Saturday it was fully committed to a Cold War-era pact with the United States banning intermediate-range cruise missiles, a day after Washington...

    Ex-Georgia president arrested again in Ukraine
    Dec09

    Ex-Georgia president arrested again in Ukraine

    Mikheil Saakashvili, the former president of Georgia, was arrested in Kiev, Ukraine on Friday, three days after his supporters freed him from a police van. …read more Source: United Press...

    We need to plan for Russia after Putin | Natalie Nougayrède
    Dec09

    We need to plan for Russia after Putin | Natalie Nougayrède

    The president says he’ll stand again. But as the fall of the Soviet Union showed, the unexpected can happenVladimir Putin has announced he will be running for re-election next March. He has no serious challengers. Another six-year term lies ahead. None of this is a surprise, but it raises the question of where Russia is heading, and how to...