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    Vladimir Putin barbecues, sips tea, and pumps iron in a $3,200 track suit in his latest bizarre photo shoot
    Sep03

    Vladimir Putin barbecues, sips tea, and pumps iron in a $3,200 track suit in his latest bizarre photo shoot

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has made one small misstep in his efforts to show regular Russians how vital and relatable he is. In a bizarre photo shoot set in the gym of the state residence in Sochi, Russia, Putin pumped iron alongside Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev. The sweat pans he was wearing while doing so retail for $1,425 a...

    Ukrainian parliament majority split over constitutional law voting
    Sep03

    Ukrainian parliament majority split over constitutional law voting

    East Ukraine has been enjoying relative calm in fighting for almost 5 days. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine reports polio outbreak in first Europe cases since 2010
    Sep02

    Ukraine reports polio outbreak in first Europe cases since 2010

    Two children in southwestern Ukraine paralysed by polio, the first outbreak of the disease in Europe since 2010, World Health Organisation says …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine outbreak brings polio back to Europe: WHO
    Sep02

    Ukraine outbreak brings polio back to Europe: WHO

    GENEVA: Two children in south-western Ukraine have been paralysed by polio, the first outbreak of the disease in Europe since 2010, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Wednesday, in a setback for a global eradication campaign. The outbreak occurred because only half of Ukrainian children are immunised against polio, and the risk of...

    Ukraine’s Defense Doctrine Names Russia Military Adversary
    Sep02

    Ukraine’s Defense Doctrine Names Russia Military Adversary

    Ukraine’s National Security and Defense Council called Russia a “military adversary” in its defense doctrine released today. The document defines the “conditions for the liberation” of territories in eastern Ukraine, according to a statement by the council. The doctrine also declares that Ukraine will retract its non-aligned status in favor...

    US trains in Black Sea with Ukraine’s depleted navy (AFP)
    Sep02

    US trains in Black Sea with Ukraine’s depleted navy (AFP)

    Washington (AFP) – The United States is co-hosting drills in the Black Sea with what is left of Ukraine’s devastated navy, which lost about two thirds of its sailors and ships after Russia seized Crimea last year. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukraine’s new military doctrine names Russia as main adversary
    Sep02

    Ukraine’s new military doctrine names Russia as main adversary

    Jared M. FeldschreiberKIEV, Ukraine, Sept. 2 (UPI) — Ukraine’s National Security and Defense Council adopted a draft of the country’s revised military doctrine that defines Russia as a military adversary. …read more Source: United Press...

    Ukraine Military Doctrine Declares Russia The Enemy And NATO Membership A Top Goal
    Sep02

    Ukraine Military Doctrine Declares Russia The Enemy And NATO Membership A Top Goal

    The Ukrainian National Security and Defense Council revised the country’s military doctrine Wednesday, defining Russia as the country’s adversary and laying out a long-term path toward NATO membership. At the meeting, the council backed plans to abandon its previous status as being against moving closer to the European Union and...

    Kiev’s week of violence is a crisis of its own making | Andrey Kurkov
    Sep02

    Kiev’s week of violence is a crisis of its own making | Andrey Kurkov

    Theories abound about the violence that has flared again in Kiev. But despite profiting from it, Russia is very unlikely to have perpetrated itA “day of fury” was proclaimed on Monday by the Ukrainian nationalist party Svoboda (Freedom). The fury ended with a grenade being thrown into lines of soldiers guarding the Kiev parliament building, where...

    New Ukraine Doctrine Declares Russia Military Opponent
    Sep02

    New Ukraine Doctrine Declares Russia Military Opponent

    KIEV, Ukraine—Ukraine’s national security council on Wednesday approved a new military doctrine that declares Russia to be a military opponent and calls for the country to pursue NATO membership. There was no immediate official reaction from Russia, which hotly denies claims that it has sent troops and equipment to separatist rebels in...