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    Gorbachev warns of ‘dangerous point’ as US-Russia ties sour
    Oct10

    Gorbachev warns of ‘dangerous point’ as US-Russia ties sour

    Relations between Moscow and Washington — already at their lowest since the Cold War over the Ukraine conflict — have soured further in recent days over Syria …read more Source: Business...

    Ukraine Claims Arrest of ‘Russian Spy’ Seeking Military Intelligence
    Oct10

    Ukraine Claims Arrest of ‘Russian Spy’ Seeking Military Intelligence

    Ukraine’s security service (SBU) has detained a suspected spy in western Ukraine who was alleged to have delivered classified information to Russian military intelligence. The man, according to SBU, was meant to act as a recruiter in Ukraine, seeking to turn a Ukrainian army officer to the Russian side with the promise of Russian...

    After Trump vs. Clinton
    Oct10

    After Trump vs. Clinton

    The 2016 election presents the starkest choice American voters have faced in at least 40 years. On one side is a nominee unlike any the country has seen before: a billionaire businessman and celebrity without a day’s experience in political office. On the other side is the first woman ever to be a major-party’s nominee: a woman with...

    How to avoid war with Russia
    Oct10

    How to avoid war with Russia

    Harlan Ullman, Arnaud deBorchgrave Distinguished Columnist Ukraine and allegations of cyberhacking by Moscow are greatly contributing to the tensest U.S.-Russian relations since the Cold War ended. …read more Source: United Press...

    Ukraine Detains Alleged Russian Spy
    Oct10

    Ukraine Detains Alleged Russian Spy

    Ukrainian authorities say a Ukrainian citizen with permanent residence in Russia has been detained in the northwestern city of Rivne. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    War prisoners languish in Ukraine conflict
    Oct10

    War prisoners languish in Ukraine conflict

    Eventually, he and 12 others were found by the rebel government’s Committee on POWs and transferred to a detention facility in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk, the rebels’ main stronghold. […] allowed to call his wife, Lazarenko said the Cossacks had held him in a windowless basement where he could only lie down on sacks...

    Cease-Fire in Ukraine Could Be at ‘Tipping Point’ as US, EU Spar With Russia Over Syria
    Oct09

    Cease-Fire in Ukraine Could Be at ‘Tipping Point’ as US, EU Spar With Russia Over Syria

    KYIV, Ukraine—The shaky cease-fire in eastern Ukraine has reached a “tipping point,” a high-level Ukrainian government official says. The official’s comments underscore how geopolitical events—from the war in Syria to the rise of nationalist parties across Europe—have tested international resolve to maintain sanctions on Russia. “There is...

    Time to wake up to corruption reality in Ukraine
    Oct09

    Time to wake up to corruption reality in Ukraine

    Of the many foreign policy pots and pans left neglected on the next President’s stove, the one marked “Ukraine” may be ready to boil over. It is a goulash of bribery, theft, official corruption and even murder – and nothing is as it first… …read more Source: The...

    Russia: ‘Aggressive’ U.S. Actions Pose Threat to National Security
    Oct09

    Russia: ‘Aggressive’ U.S. Actions Pose Threat to National Security

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Sunday he had detected increasing U.S. hostility toward Moscow and complained about what he said was a series of aggressive U.S. steps that threatened Russia’s national security. In an interview with Russian state TV likely to worsen already poor relations with Washington, Lavrov made it clear...

    Ukrainian War Prisoners Languish in Limbo on Both Sides
    Oct09

    Ukrainian War Prisoners Languish in Limbo on Both Sides

    Just three days after Ukrainian soldier Oleksandr Lazarenko was taken prisoner in the war in Ukraine’s east, a peace agreement was signed under which the sides agreed to an “all-for-all” prisoner exchange. A year and a half later, his wife still waits desperately for his return. The so-called Minsk Agreement on ending the war...