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    Ex-Georgian President Saakashvili on “indefinite” hunger strike after second arrest
    Dec10

    Ex-Georgian President Saakashvili on “indefinite” hunger strike after second arrest

    Former Georgian president Mikheil Saakashvili has gone on hunger strike to protest his arrest in Ukraine on charges of trying to stage a coup sponsored by Russia, his lawyer and supporters said Saturday. …read more Source: France...

    Robert Mueller filing shows Paul Manafort drafted Ukraine op-ed despite gag order
    Dec10

    Robert Mueller filing shows Paul Manafort drafted Ukraine op-ed despite gag order

    Robert Mueller unveiled a trove of evidence against Donald Trump’s former campaign manager Paul Manafort to convince a judge that he violated a gag order. …read more Source: Global...

    Russia says it is fully committed to nuclear missile pact
    Dec09

    Russia says it is fully committed to nuclear missile pact

    Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov looks on at the start of two days of closed-door nuclear talks at the United Nations offices in Geneva October 15, 2013. REUTERS/fileMOSCOW: Russia said on Saturday it was fully committed to a Cold War-era pact with the United States banning intermediate-range cruise missiles, a day after Washington...

    Ex-Georgia president arrested again in Ukraine
    Dec09

    Ex-Georgia president arrested again in Ukraine

    Mikheil Saakashvili, the former president of Georgia, was arrested in Kiev, Ukraine on Friday, three days after his supporters freed him from a police van. …read more Source: United Press...

    Former Trump adviser interviewed in Congress in Russia probe
    Dec09

    Former Trump adviser interviewed in Congress in Russia probe

    WASHINGTON – Walid Phares, a former campaign adviser to President Donald Trump, testified to the U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee on Friday in its investigation of possible Russian efforts to influence the 2016 U.S. election. , Phares did not speak to reporters as he entered the committee’s classified meeting room...

    U.N. report highlights deaths,  humanitarian crisis in Donbas war
    Dec09

    U.N. report highlights deaths, humanitarian crisis in Donbas war

    KRAMATORSK-AVDIYIVKA, Ukraine – As the shelling renewed at 3 p.m. less than an hour before dusk, women were still calmly seen carrying grocery bags, and an unmarked school bus was shuttling children home through an armed checkpoint. …read more Source: The Ukrainian...

    Fighting Kills Five In Ukraine’s Separatist East
    Dec09

    Fighting Kills Five In Ukraine’s Separatist East

    Supporters of former Georgian president Mikhail Saakashvili, angered at his detention, clash with police during a rally outside a detention centre in Kiev late on December 8, 2017. Ukrainian police rearrested Saakashvili after a similar attempt to detain the foe of President Petro Poroshenko had failed. Sergei CHUZAVKOV / AFPThe latest spike of...

    Oregon designates Holodomor Remembrance Day
    Dec09

    Oregon designates Holodomor Remembrance Day

    PORTLAND, Ore. – For the first time in its history, the Oregon legislature designated the fourth Saturday in November – November 25, 2017 – as Holodomor Remembrance Day in the state. This legislation was introduced at the request of the local Ukrainian American community – another first in the history of the state. It was passed unanimously by...

    Ex-Georgian President Saakashvili On Hunger Strike After Ukraine Arrest
    Dec09

    Ex-Georgian President Saakashvili On Hunger Strike After Ukraine Arrest

    Supporters of former Georgian president Mikhail Saakashvili, angered at his detention, attend a rally outside a detention centre in Kiev late on December 8, 2017. PHOTO: Genya SAVILOV / AFP Former Georgian president Mikheil Saakashvili has gone on hunger strike to protest his arrest in Ukraine on charges of trying to stage a coup sponsored by...

    Brewing threat of worsening tensions between Poroshenko and Avakov
    Dec09

    Brewing threat of worsening tensions between Poroshenko and Avakov

    In late October, the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) detained the internal affairs minister’s son, Oleksandr Avakov. Allegedly, he was indicted in a corruption scheme that cost the Ukrainian budget over 14 million hrv (about $520,000 U.S.). The younger Avakov and two other senior officials at the Ministry of Internal...