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    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...

    Russia’s bridge link with Crimea moves nearer to completion
    Aug31

    Russia’s bridge link with Crimea moves nearer to completion

    Installation of railway arch above Kerch Strait is key phase in Kremlin’s plan to integrate peninsula seized from UkraineRussian engineers have completed a key phase of a bridge that will link the annexed Crimea peninsula to mainland Russia. A huge 6,000-tonne railway arch was hauled into place 35 metres (115ft) above the sea, in an...

    Ukraine Expels Russian State TV Journalist Despite OSCE Condemnation
    Aug31

    Ukraine Expels Russian State TV Journalist Despite OSCE Condemnation

    Ukrainian authorities say they have expelled a Russian state TV journalist, despite condemnation from Russia and a pan-European security organization. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia’s bridge link with Crimea moves nearer to completion
    Aug31

    Russia’s bridge link with Crimea moves nearer to completion

    Installation of railway arch above Kerch Strait is key phase in Kremlin’s plan to integrate peninsula seized from UkraineRussian engineers have completed a key phase of a bridge that will link the annexed Crimea peninsula to mainland Russia. A huge 6,000-tonne railway arch was hauled into place 35 metres (115ft) above the sea, in an...

    NATO Says Sending Three Monitors To Russian War Games, Seeks Greater Access
    Aug31

    NATO Says Sending Three Monitors To Russian War Games, Seeks Greater Access

    NATO says it will send three observers to Belarus and Russia to monitor the upcoming Zapad-2017 military exercises, but is repeating its calls on the two countries to allow broader monitoring of the drills. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Preventing disaster in Donbas
    Aug31

    Preventing disaster in Donbas

    VIENNA — Ukraine suffered one of the most horrendous man-made disasters in recent memory — the Chernobyl nuclear accident of 1986. It is now suffering through a war that is poisoning relations between Donbas and the rest of Ukraine, polluting the political climate between Kiev and Moscow and tainting the relationship...

    Ukraine, Turkey, Azerbaijan, Iran help Georgia fight Abastumani forest fire
    Aug31

    Ukraine, Turkey, Azerbaijan, Iran help Georgia fight Abastumani forest fire

    UPDATED Ukraine will send a firefighting aircraft to help Georgia fight a forest fire that broke out yesterday near Abastumani a small town and climatic spa in Georgia s Samtskhe Javakheti region …read more Source:...

    Russian TV  journalist  detained in Kiev
    Aug31

    Russian TV journalist detained in Kiev

    Kiev: A top Russian state television channel on Wednesday accused Ukraine’s security service of kidnapping 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 Kurbatova has...

    Russian state TV reporter kidnapped in Ukraine
    Aug31

    Russian state TV reporter kidnapped in Ukraine

    Russia’s main state TV channel said on Wednesday that one of its reporters had been abducted in Kiev, the capital of Ukraine. Channel One said the journalist, Anna Kurbatova, had been grabbed by unknown…Click To Continue …read more Source: Daily...

    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...