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    Ex-Ukraine leader’s trial won’t heal nation
    Aug03

    Ex-Ukraine leader’s trial won’t heal nation

    August 03, 2017 5:00 AMWhen Ukraine’s authorities first decided that Viktor Yanukovych, the country’s deposed president, should stand trial for allegedly ordering the shooting of dozens of demonstrators against his regime, they envisaged the kind of trial to cleanse a nation’s dark past, similar to those that took place in other...

    Georgian President tells VOA He is Confident of US Support
    Aug03

    Georgian President tells VOA He is Confident of US Support

    Nana Sanjaia of VOA’s Georgian service spoke with Georgian President Giorgi Margvelashvili, following Vice President Mike Pence’s visit to the country. Below is a transcript, edited for clarity and length. Q: Vice President Mike Pence is the highest official of the current U.S. administration who visited Georgia. What is the takeout...

    In Kiev, Russia-blamed assassinations are becoming commonplace in ‘hybrid war’ amid eastern Ukraine’s uprising
    Aug02

    In Kiev, Russia-blamed assassinations are becoming commonplace in ‘hybrid war’ amid eastern Ukraine’s uprising

    An explosion that killed a top Ukrainian military intelligence official in his car June 27 wasn’t the only high-profile assassination that’s struck Kiev lately. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    Russian Reporter Punched in the Face Live on TV
    Aug02

    Russian Reporter Punched in the Face Live on TV

    A Russian TV reporter’s live coverage was ruined by a rowdy passerby, who punched him and then followed him. The reporter who received the blow was Nikita Razvoz’zhaev, who works for TV station NTV, according to RT.com. The clip was uploaded to YouTube, where it’s gone viral. Razvoz’zhaev was doing a report from...

    Go West, US Vice President Pence Tells Balkan Leaders
    Aug02

    Go West, US Vice President Pence Tells Balkan Leaders

    U.S. Vice President Mike Pence accused Russia on Wednesday of working to “destabilize” the Western Balkans and divide the region from the West where he said its future lies. Pence spoke in Montenegro, which joined NATO this year in defiance of Russia, on the final leg of a tour designed to reassure Eastern Europe of Washington’s...

    Russia’s Back-to-the-80s Foreign Policy
    Aug02

    Russia’s Back-to-the-80s Foreign Policy

    “History does not repeat itself, but it does rhyme.” The latest round of Russian-American embassy staff hits—Russia cut hundreds of U.S. Embassy employees in an escalatory response to U.S. expulsion of 35 Russian diplomats last December—recall the big Soviet-American embassy staff expulsions of 1986. Few recall the details of these Reagan-era...

    Kremlin, St Petersburg and Kiev before the Bolsheviks
    Aug02

    Kremlin, St Petersburg and Kiev before the Bolsheviks

    The images, taken between 1890 and 1900, reveal a what life was like in a decade when Nicholas II, Russia’s last Tsar, ascended to the throne following the death of his father. …read more Source: Daily...

    Analysis: Trump adds disdainful flourish to Russia signing
    Aug02

    Analysis: Trump adds disdainful flourish to Russia signing

    By Emily Tamkin | Foreign Policy President Donald Trump may have felt forced to sign the new sanctions legislation into law. After all, it came to him with overwhelming Congressional support, in response to alleged Russian meddling in the election that put him in the White House, and exists in part to make it more difficult for Trump to...

    Trump Signs ‘Seriously Flawed’ Russia Sanctions Bill
    Aug02

    Trump Signs ‘Seriously Flawed’ Russia Sanctions Bill

    WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump on Wednesday signed what he called a “seriously flawed” bill imposing new sanctions on Russia, pressured by his Republican Party not to move on his own toward a warmer relationship with Moscow in light of Russian actions. The legislation is aimed at punishing Moscow for interfering in the 2016 U.S....

    Trump signs Russia sanctions bill but says parts violate Constitution
    Aug02

    Trump signs Russia sanctions bill but says parts violate Constitution

    WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Wednesday signed a bipartisan bill placing new sanctions on Russia, but in a statement he claimed multiple aspects of the legislation violate the Constitution. In one of two statements released almost simultaneously Wednesday morning by the White House, Trump said he supports the law’s...