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    Obama and Putin Informal Meeting At G20 Likely
    Aug30

    Obama and Putin Informal Meeting At G20 Likely

    U.S. President Barack Obama will likely have a face-to-face conversation with Russian President Vladimir Putin on the sidelines of next week’s G20 summit, a White House adviser told Radio Free Europe. U.S. Deputy National Security Advisor Ben Rhodes said no formal meeting between the two leaders had been agreed, but admitted it is...

    Donald Trump’s other blood sport
    Aug30

    Donald Trump’s other blood sport

    His name was Fedor and other men feared him. He had a shaved head, deadpan eyes and construction-worker muscles. He was a Russian army veteran who called Vladimir Putin a friend. “His thing,” Donald Trump said, “is inflicting death on people.”And he was Trump’s newest business partner.It was June 5, 2008 and Trump had called a news...

    OSCE Calls For ‘Thorough’ Investigation Of Russian Journalist’s Death In Kyiv
    Aug30

    OSCE Calls For ‘Thorough’ Investigation Of Russian Journalist’s Death In Kyiv

    The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe’s media freedom advocate called on Ukrainian authorities to carry out a thorough investigation into the death of journalist Aleksandr Shchetinin. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    A Tangled Web of Corruption Is Strangling Moldova
    Aug30

    A Tangled Web of Corruption Is Strangling Moldova

    Luke Coffey Economics, Moldova Even American money is being stolen. Until few years ago Moldova, a small country nestled between Romania and Ukraine, was predominantly Western-oriented. Sadly, this support for Euro-Atlantic integration is quickly fading. To some degree, this is the fault of the current Moldovan political leadership. If the...

    Who’s the victim — Jason Kenney or the PCs?
    Aug30

    Who’s the victim — Jason Kenney or the PCs?

    The government of Ukraine named Jason Kenney to its Order of Merit on the weekend. The Alberta PC Party did not. Rules adopted by the party look like a way to kick Kenney out of the leadership contest if he shows any sign of damaging the party brand. Or hitting him with a $20,000 penalty for acting in an unseemly way. Or refusing to allow his...

    Lithuania FM: EU Sanctions on Russia Should Stay
    Aug30

    Lithuania FM: EU Sanctions on Russia Should Stay

    EU sanctions on Russia over the conflict in Ukraine should stay in place as long the situation on the ground does not improve, Lithuania’s foreign minister said on Monday, dismissing calls from EU’s rotating president Slovakia for them to be lifted. The European Union imposed energy, financial and defense sanctions on Moscow after it...

    Meet Hillary Clinton’s anger translator
    Aug29

    Meet Hillary Clinton’s anger translator

    Neera Tanden still feels the Bern, and — to her chagrin — so does Hillary Clinton.Tanden, a longtime Clinton confidante and influential policy-politics-communications adviser, likes Sanders, respects his people (after dutifully detesting them in the primary) and helped broker the progressive policy deal that led to Bernie Sanders’...

    Meet Hillary Clinton’s anger translator
    Aug29

    Meet Hillary Clinton’s anger translator

    Neera Tanden still feels the Bern, and — to her chagrin — so does Hillary Clinton.Tanden, a longtime Clinton confidante and influential policy-politics-communications adviser, likes Sanders, respects his people (after dutifully detesting them in the primary) and helped broker the progressive policy deal that led to Bernie Sanders’...

    Ukraine moves Roma families after girl’s murder triggers ransacking
    Aug29

    Ukraine moves Roma families after girl’s murder triggers ransacking

    Allen ConeLOSHCHINOVKA, Ukraine, Aug. 29 (UPI) — Ukrainian officials moved Roma families out of village after their homes were ransacked in the wake of allegations a Roma man raped and killed a girl. …read more Source: United Press...

    Ukraine Journalist and ‘Personal Enemy’ of Vladimir Putin Found Dead Hours After 54th Birthday
    Aug29

    Ukraine Journalist and ‘Personal Enemy’ of Vladimir Putin Found Dead Hours After 54th Birthday

    A Ukrainian journalist who reportedly considered himself a “personal enemy” of Russian President Vladimir Putin was found dead in his apartment on Sunday, the day after he had celebrated his 54th birthday. The Kyiv Operatyvny reported Alexander Shchetinin was found dead on his Kiev apartment balcony by friends who had come to congratulate him....