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    Trump, Russia, and the Washington Post
    Aug24

    Trump, Russia, and the Washington Post

    August 14’s Washington Post print edition featured news articles, op-eds, an editorial, and three letters to the editor all attacking Donald Trump. And the paper’s other bête noire, Vladimir Putin, was featured in the front-page lead story as well as in an op-ed. On the preceding Friday, Putin had been attacked in an editorial for...

    AP: Trump Aides Fought Release From Jail Of Ukraine’s Tymoshenko In 2012
    Aug24

    AP: Trump Aides Fought Release From Jail Of Ukraine’s Tymoshenko In 2012

    The Associated Press is reporting that U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s campaign aides in 2012 fought the release of Ukrainian political leader Yulia Tymoshenko when she was in jail. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Invite Turkey to Leave NATO: Ankara Shares Few Values or Interests with the West
    Aug24

    Invite Turkey to Leave NATO: Ankara Shares Few Values or Interests with the West

    Turkey’s brief democratic moment is ending. The rise of Recep Tayyip Erdogan and the Development and Justice Party (AKP) in 2002 signaled the collapse of the militarized secular republic created by Mustafa Kemal Ataturk. The recent failed coup killed the semi-liberal democracy that briefly replaced Kemalism. NATO is an anachronism and...

    Europeans Give Putin Just What He Asked For
    Aug24

    Europeans Give Putin Just What He Asked For

    The Russian press is claiming that President Vladimir Putin will be holding a meeting with leaders on the sidelines of the G20 summit in China next month to discuss Ukraine after all. Ukraine’s leadership, however, does not appear to be included in the plans.Reuters relays the crux of their conversation: Russian’s Vladimir Putin held...

    Russia says Putin will meet with Hollande, Merkel at G20 summit to address Ukraine
    Aug23

    Russia says Putin will meet with Hollande, Merkel at G20 summit to address Ukraine

    Doug G. WareMOSCOW, Aug. 23 (UPI) — Russian President Vladimir Putin will discuss Crimea with the leaders of Germany and France at the upcoming G-20 summit in China, the Kremlin said Tuesday. …read more Source: United Press...

    Russia’s Embattled Opposition Hopes for Voice in Parliament after Elections
    Aug23

    Russia’s Embattled Opposition Hopes for Voice in Parliament after Elections

    Russia’s embattled opposition political parties hope to win a voice in the Kremlin-dominated parliament in the upcoming September 18 elections. Allegations of fraud during the 2011 parliamentary elections sparked mass protests against President Vladimir Putin’s rule. But the crackdown that followed was bolstered by nationalist fervor...

    Trump Aides Covertly Fought Freeing Of Ukraine Prisoner
    Aug23

    Trump Aides Covertly Fought Freeing Of Ukraine Prisoner

    WASHINGTON (AP) — For more than three years, lobbyist Jim Slattery worked in Washington to secure the release in Ukraine of the imprisoned political rival of the country’s then-president. He said the work was sometimes harder than expected. Read More → …read more Source:...

    Trump aides covertly fought freeing of Ukraine prisoner
    Aug23

    Trump aides covertly fought freeing of Ukraine prisoner

    WASHINGTON (AP) — For more than three years, lobbyist Jim Slattery worked in Washington to secure the release in Ukraine of the imprisoned political rival of the country’s then-president. The consulting firm run by Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, and his deputy Rick Gates, now the campaign’s liaison to...

    Trump aides covertly fought freeing of Ukraine prisoner
    Aug23

    Trump aides covertly fought freeing of Ukraine prisoner

    A Washington lobbyist who fought for the release of an imprisoned Ukrainian politician says he always sensed there were others opposing his work …read more Source: U.S....

    Ukraine Issues Pokemon Go Guidelines
    Aug23

    Ukraine Issues Pokemon Go Guidelines

    Ukraine is drafting regulation for Pokemon Go players, amid concern that some of them may put themselves in grave danger and wander towards sensitive sites or near the frontlines in the country’s east. Areas of Ukraine’s eastern Donetsk and Luhansk regions have been held by Russian-backed separatists since 2014 and despite a ceasefire...