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    Ukraine struggles to steer off fresh energy crisis
    Sep16

    Ukraine struggles to steer off fresh energy crisis

    Concerns are rising that Ukraine might see another energy crisis this winter. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine to nearly double size of police force
    Sep16

    Ukraine to nearly double size of police force

    KHERSON, Ukraine — Ukraine will nearly double the number of its police officers by the end of the year, Internal Affairs Minister Arsen Avakov said Tuesday. “As of today, the number of our police am …read more Source: Big News...

    Football: Record-breaking Ronaldo treble eases Madrid past Shakhtar
    Sep16

    Football: Record-breaking Ronaldo treble eases Madrid past Shakhtar

    MADRID (AFP) – Cristiano Ronaldo moved in front of Lionel Messi as the top goalscorer in Champions League history with a hat-trick as Real Madrid opened their European campaign with a 4-0 win over 10-man Shakhtar Donetsk on Tuesday.Ronaldo scored twice from the penalty spot before heading home to complete his second hat-trick in four days...

    Preventing History from Repeating; US Reaffirms Solidarity with Estonia
    Sep16

    Preventing History from Repeating; US Reaffirms Solidarity with Estonia

    The cheers for Russia in Ukraine’s annexed Crimea peninsula were, for many Estonians, an eerie reminder of their past. “It is history repeating itself, because in 1940 when Estonia was occupied by the Soviet Union, it was basically the same scenario,” Estonian Army 2nd Lieutenant Simmo Sarr said. Back then, a Russian coup d’état was...

    With Poroshenko — More than Ever
    Sep16

    With Poroshenko — More than Ever

    Another meeting with Petro Poroshenko at the presidential palace in Kiev — in the same office with the slightly kitschy decor in which he has received me on previous occasions. He is under strain but unperturbed. Wearing the same look of an alert fighter but this time with a gleam of confidence in his eyes that was not there when I saw him...

    Russia puts Ukrainians on trial for Chechnya killings (AFP)
    Sep16

    Russia puts Ukrainians on trial for Chechnya killings (AFP)

    Moscow (AFP) – Two Ukrainians went on trial in Russia on Tuesday accused of murdering dozens of Russian soldiers in Chechnya in the 1990s while fighting with separatists in a nationalist hit squad. …read more Source: The West...

    With Poroshenko–More than Ever
    Sep16

    With Poroshenko–More than Ever

    Another meeting with Petro Poroshenko at the presidential palace in Kiev–in the same office with the slightly kitschy decor in which he has received me on previous occasions. He is under strain but unperturbed. Wearing the same look of an alert fighter but this time with a gleam of confidence in his eyes that was not there when I saw him...

    Elton John’s Special Relationship With Russia
    Sep16

    Elton John’s Special Relationship With Russia

    Elton John performs in the palace of Ekaterininskiy, the residence of the former Tzar, near St. Petersburg in 2001. (Alexander Demianchuk / Reuters) Among the more pressing international disputes of the week is the question of whether Vladimir Putin rang up Elton John. John’s Instagram post on the matter is pretty unambiguous—“Thank-you to...

    Separatists aren’t hurting Ukraine’s exports: Minister
    Sep16

    Separatists aren’t hurting Ukraine’s exports: Minister

    The conflict in eastern Ukraine hasn’t hurt the country’s reputation as the breadbasket of Europe, a Ukraine minister told CNBC on Tuesday. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine Russia Conflict: US Army To Train Ukrainian Military
    Sep16

    Ukraine Russia Conflict: US Army To Train Ukrainian Military

    Paratroopers from the U.S. Army will begin training active-duty members of the Ukrainian armed forces in November, broadening a program that provided support for the country’s National Guard, Stars and Stripes reported Tuesday. The training program, which will be conducted by troops from the Vicenza, Italy-based 173rd Airborne Brigade...