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    ‘Rapid Trident’ Military Drills Continue In Ukraine
    Sep18

    ‘Rapid Trident’ Military Drills Continue In Ukraine

    U.S.-led military drills continue near the western Ukrainian city of Yavoriv. More than 1,800 troops from 14 countries are taking part in the Rapid Trident exercises, held each year since 1996. The two weeks of war games, which run until September 23, are designed to test and build Ukraine’s interoperability with NATO allies and partners....

    ‘Rapid Trident’ Military Drills Continue In Ukraine
    Sep18

    ‘Rapid Trident’ Military Drills Continue In Ukraine

    U.S.-led military drills continue near the western Ukrainian city of Yavoriv. More than 1,800 troops from 14 countries are taking part in the Rapid Trident exercises, held each year since 1996. The two weeks of war games, which run until September 23, are designed to test and build Ukraine’s interoperability with NATO allies and partners....

    Ukraine: Something Is Happening Here…
    Sep18

    Ukraine: Something Is Happening Here…

    By Kenneth CourtisAfter using the Russian invasion diligently for plenty of international support, Ukraine’s elites aren’t holding up their side of the bargain: They keep ruining their country.Ukraine’s President, 51-year old Petro Poroshenko – or Porky, as he is known to all Ukrainians – is at single digits in the polls. With...

    Slovenia Beats Serbia To Win First EuroBasket Championship
    Sep18

    Slovenia Beats Serbia To Win First EuroBasket Championship

    Slovenia, led by Goran Dragic, defeated Serbia to win its first-ever EuroBasket championship. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Putin Ally: No Logic in Deploying UN Forces on Russia-Ukraine Border
    Sep17

    Putin Ally: No Logic in Deploying UN Forces on Russia-Ukraine Border

    One of President Vladimir Putin’s top allies said on Sunday she saw no logic in deploying U.N. peacekeepers along the border between Russia and Ukraine, something Kyiv and Washington favor. Putin this month suggested armed U.N. peacekeepers be deployed to eastern Ukraine to help protect ceasefire monitors from the Organization for Security...

    Putin Ally: No Logic in Deploying UN Forces on Russia-Ukraine Border
    Sep17

    Putin Ally: No Logic in Deploying UN Forces on Russia-Ukraine Border

    One of President Vladimir Putin’s top allies said on Sunday she saw no logic in deploying U.N. peacekeepers along the border between Russia and Ukraine, something Kyiv and Washington favor. Putin this month suggested armed U.N. peacekeepers be deployed to eastern Ukraine to help protect ceasefire monitors from the Organization for Security...

    Senior NATO General Expresses Concerns Over Moscow’s Zapad Maneuvers ‘Transparency’
    Sep17

    Senior NATO General Expresses Concerns Over Moscow’s Zapad Maneuvers ‘Transparency’

    A senior NATO general says the military alliance is concerned about the large-scale Zapad (West) 2017 military drills being conducted by Russia and Belarus because of Moscow’s lack of transparency. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    U.S. Ukraine Envoy Welcomes Russia Proposal For Peacekeepers, But See ‘Obstacles’
    Sep17

    U.S. Ukraine Envoy Welcomes Russia Proposal For Peacekeepers, But See ‘Obstacles’

    The U.S. special envoy for efforts to end the conflict in eastern Ukraine has called a Russian proposal to send United Nations peacekeepers to the region a “step forward” but warns there are still many “obstacles” to the plan suggested by Moscow. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine’s Prosecutor Says Saakashvili Won’t Face Arrest or Extradition
    Sep17

    Ukraine’s Prosecutor Says Saakashvili Won’t Face Arrest or Extradition

    Ukraine’s top prosecutor has said former Georgian President and Ukrainian regional governor Mikheil Saakashvili will not be arrested for defying authorities with his dramatic return to the country after his citizenship was canceled. In his comments on Saturday, Prosecutor-General Yuriy Lutsenko also said that Saakashvili, who is wanted in...

    Ukraine’s Prosecutor Says Saakashvili Won’t Face Arrest or Extradition
    Sep17

    Ukraine’s Prosecutor Says Saakashvili Won’t Face Arrest or Extradition

    Ukraine’s top prosecutor has said former Georgian President and Ukrainian regional governor Mikheil Saakashvili will not be arrested for defying authorities with his dramatic return to the country after his citizenship was canceled. In his comments on Saturday, Prosecutor-General Yuriy Lutsenko also said that Saakashvili, who is wanted in...