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    Ukrainian ‘Hero’ Pilot In Social-Media Squall Over Facebook Photos Of Russia’s Lavrov
    Aug01

    Ukrainian ‘Hero’ Pilot In Social-Media Squall Over Facebook Photos Of Russia’s Lavrov

    A social-media storm has erupted over a Ukrainian commercial pilot feted as a hero for a difficult landing of a damaged plane after Internet users found a photograph of Russia’s foreign minister on his Facebook page. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Politics: Moscow is sending up to 100,000 troops to NATO’s border
    Aug01

    Politics: Moscow is sending up to 100,000 troops to NATO’s border

    It will include the famed Russian First Guards Tank Army. Moscow is assembling up to 100,000 troops for a massive deployment along NATO borders, the New York Times reported Tuesday. The buildup is part of a military exercise called Zapad, or Russian for “west,” which is held every four years, according to the Washington Post. This...

    Saakashivili promises to return to Ukraine
    Aug01

    Saakashivili promises to return to Ukraine

    …read more Source: NEWS.am

    The Macron Factor
    Aug01

    The Macron Factor

    The rollercoaster electoral cycle that the French have endured for about a year under the scrutiny of the international media has finally come to an end, producing the swiftest and most thorough transformation of the French national political landscape since the beginning of the Fifth Republic nearly sixty years ago. It also holds the promise of...

    The Last Hope for Venezuela Is Also a Frightening One
    Aug01

    The Last Hope for Venezuela Is Also a Frightening One

    Three months ago, Venezuela’s beleaguered president, Nicolás Maduro, pushed the nuclear button in Venezuelan politics: He declared that he would convene a Constituent Assembly, a specially elected body that’s allowed to do pretty much anything. There’s nothing quite like it in the U.S.; the Constitution does have a provision for...

    NATO intercepts Russian jets near Estonian airspace
    Aug01

    NATO intercepts Russian jets near Estonian airspace

    BRUSSELS: Spanish and Finnish fighter jets were sent to intercept three Russian planes flying near Estonian air space on Tuesday, the NATO military alliance said in a statement.The Russian airplanes were identified as two MiG-31 jets and one Antonov AN-26 transport aircraft, NATO said.”Two Spanish F-18 jets assigned to NATO’s Baltic...

    Georgian ex-leader vows court battle over Ukraine citizenship (AFP)
    Aug01

    Georgian ex-leader vows court battle over Ukraine citizenship (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Former Georgian leader Mikheil Saakashvili on Tuesday pledged to fight a fierce court battle to reclaim his Ukrainian citizenship after political rival President Petro Poroshenko revoked his passport. …read more Source: The West...

    Sending ‘Defensive’ Arms to Ukraine Would Be Deadly
    Aug01

    Sending ‘Defensive’ Arms to Ukraine Would Be Deadly

    Both Russian and U.S. generals have an interest in testing their newer weapons against each other. …read more Source:...

    With Scaramucci debacle, Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner again prove they are lousy personnel managers
    Aug01

    With Scaramucci debacle, Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner again prove they are lousy personnel managers

    When Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner landed plum White House jobs, their boss, President Donald Trump, gave both powerful portfolios over a wide range of national and international policy issues. Related Articles Watch: Anthony Scaramucci’s crazy phone call to New Yorker’s Ryan Lizza, the dramatic reenactment Week before ouster,...

    U.S. VP Pence says Russia's stance must change before ties improve
    Aug01

    U.S. VP Pence says Russia's stance must change before ties improve

    TBILISI (Reuters) – U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said on Tuesday that relations with Russia would not improve until Moscow changed its stance on Ukraine and withdrew support for “regimes like Iran and Syria and North Korea”. …read more Source: The...