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    US Sends Extra Fighters to Police Baltic Skies During Russian Exercise
    Aug31

    US Sends Extra Fighters to Police Baltic Skies During Russian Exercise

    The United States has sent a reinforced detachment of fighter planes to police the skies over NATO members Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia during a major Russian military exercise in the Baltic region next month. The Zapad war games, set for September 14-20 in Belarus, western Russia and Russia’s exclave of Kaliningrad, have caused unease in...

    Ukrainian Politician’s Son Escapes Pretrial Detention After Injuring Pedestrian
    Aug31

    Ukrainian Politician’s Son Escapes Pretrial Detention After Injuring Pedestrian

    A Ukrainian politician’s son charged with hitting and seriously wounding a pedestrian while driving a car has avoided pretrial detention. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine readies for record pilgrimage of 40,000 Jews to Uman
    Aug31

    Ukraine readies for record pilgrimage of 40,000 Jews to Uman

    Hasidic pilgrims praying near the burial site of Rebbe Nachman of Breslov in Uman, Ukraine, Sept. 14, 2015. (Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images) (JTA) — Ukrainian authorities are preparing for a record pilgrimage by tens of thousands of Jews gathering in the city of Uman for Rosh Hashanah. Authorities are expecting up to 40,000 Jewish pilgrims ahead of...

    Families desperate for news of Ukraine’s disappeared
    Aug31

    Families desperate for news of Ukraine’s disappeared

    30 August is designated International Day of the Disappeared by the United Nations and other NGOs. ‘Disappeared people’ are people who are kidnapped or killed and whose families are not told what has happened to them. …read more Source: Radio France...

    Why Lethal Aid Can’t Help Ukraine
    Aug31

    Why Lethal Aid Can’t Help Ukraine

    Julie Thompson Security, Europe Arming Ukraine could put the United States in an awkward position vis-à-vis its NATO allies. On Thursday, weeks after rumors swirled around Washington that the State Department and Pentagon want the president to arm Ukraine, Secretary of Defense James Mattis confirmed that the White House is considering sending...

    Families desperate for news of Ukraine’s disappeared
    Aug31

    Families desperate for news of Ukraine’s disappeared

    30 August is designated International Day of the Disappeared by the United Nations and other NGOs. ‘Disappeared people’ are people who are kidnapped or killed and whose families are not told what has happened to them. …read more Source: Radio France...

    Russian TV journalist detained in Kiev
    Aug31

    Russian TV journalist detained in Kiev

    KIEV – A top Russian state television channel said Wednesday that the Ukrainian security service had “kidnapped” its reporter in Kiev, while a security service source said she would be deported over a critical report. Channel One television said its reporter Anna Kurbatova was seized outside her home in the Ukrainian capital. “Anna...

    US Special Rep to Ukrainian negotiations Kurt Volker: ‘The status quo is not good for anybody’
    Aug31

    US Special Rep to Ukrainian negotiations Kurt Volker: ‘The status quo is not good for anybody’

    In a DW interview, Kurt Volker pledges that Washington will not strike a separate deal with Moscow over the heads of Europeans and Ukrainians – but says it is good that all agree the current situation must improve. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    OSCE media freedom representative urges Ukraine not to arrest foreign journalists
    Aug31

    OSCE media freedom representative urges Ukraine not to arrest foreign journalists

    …read more Source: NEWS.am

    US Special Rep to Ukrainian negotiations Kurt Volker: ‘The status quo is not good for anybody’
    Aug31

    US Special Rep to Ukrainian negotiations Kurt Volker: ‘The status quo is not good for anybody’

    In a DW interview, Kurt Volker pledges that Washington will not strike a separate deal with Moscow over the heads of Europeans and Ukrainians – but says it is good that all agree the current situation must improve. …read more Source: Deutsche...