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    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...

    Man Behind Putin Mask Protest Seeks Asylum in Ukraine
    Aug23

    Man Behind Putin Mask Protest Seeks Asylum in Ukraine

    Russian opposition activist, Roman Roslovtsev, has fled to Ukraine and is asking for political asylum. He had been arrest several times in Russia for wearing a mask of President Vladimir Putin while protesting a law that criminalizes public gatherings. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine Rehearses For Independence Day Military Parade
    Aug23

    Ukraine Rehearses For Independence Day Military Parade

    Tanks and missile launchers rolled through Kyiv on August 22 during a rehearsal for a military parade in celebration of the 25th anniversary of Ukrainian independence. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine’s Latest Struggle: Attracting Tourists
    Aug23

    Ukraine’s Latest Struggle: Attracting Tourists

    Ukraine’s government tries to attract international travelers, even as violence intensifies in the East. …read more Source: U.S....

    Russia, Germany, France raise alarm over fighting in Ukraine
    Aug23

    Russia, Germany, France raise alarm over fighting in Ukraine

    MOSCOW (AP) — The leaders of Russia, Germany and France have raised the alarm about a recent uptick in fighting in eastern Ukraine, the Kremlin said on Tuesday. President Vladimir Putin’s office said on Tuesday Putin, Angela Merkel and Francois Hollande discussed Ukraine in a telephone call earlier in the day and condemned recent fighting...

    Ukrainian Soldiers Fight Separatists In Shyrokyne
    Aug23

    Ukrainian Soldiers Fight Separatists In Shyrokyne

    Clashes between Ukrainian soldiers and Russia-backed separatists continued for another night in Shyrokyne, near the port city of Mariupol. The nighttime fighting has been nearly constant in the town for several weeks. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia, Germany, France raise alarm over fighting in Ukraine
    Aug23

    Russia, Germany, France raise alarm over fighting in Ukraine

    The leaders of Russia, Germany and France have raised the alarm about a recent uptick in fighting in eastern Ukraine, the Kremlin said on Tuesday. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

    Is Putin’s Russia Headed for a Systemic Collapse?
    Aug23

    Is Putin’s Russia Headed for a Systemic Collapse?

    The durability of the Russian political and economic system molded by Vladimir Putin has been the subject of much analysis and speculation, both Russian and foreign, generating a veritable cottage industry of opinion pieces and forecasts. Some observers have long argued that structural economic problems (e.g., endemic corruption, a poor business...

    Renewing NATO to fight 21st-century threats
    Aug23

    Renewing NATO to fight 21st-century threats

    The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) is an anachronistic holdover from the Cold War that has no relevance for global security in the 21st century, right? Wrong! A new commentary for the Macdonald-Laurier Institute outlines why an organization that was formed as a response to Soviet aggression in the aftermath of the Second World War is...

    Russia, Germany, France raise alarm over fighting in Ukraine
    Aug23

    Russia, Germany, France raise alarm over fighting in Ukraine

    The Kremlin says the leaders of Russia, Germany and France have raised the alarm about a recent uptick in fighting in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: CTV...