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    New war college institute zeroes in on maritime Russia
    Sep02

    New war college institute zeroes in on maritime Russia

    PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) – The U.S. Naval War College has opened a new institute to zero in on Russia’s approach to maritime issues as that country continues to assert itself in Ukraine, Syria and elsewhere. The college in Newport opened the new Russia Maritime Studies Institute on Wednesday. Faculty and … …read more Source:...

    New war college institute zeroes in on maritime Russia
    Sep02

    New war college institute zeroes in on maritime Russia

    The U.S. Naval War College has opened a new institute to zero in on Russia’s approach to maritime issues as that country continues to assert itself in Ukraine, Syria and elsewhere. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

    Exclusive: Putin Aide Vladislav Surov Defied E.U. Sanctions to Make Pilgrimage to Greece
    Sep02

    Exclusive: Putin Aide Vladislav Surov Defied E.U. Sanctions to Make Pilgrimage to Greece

    A senior aide to President Vladimir Putin made a pilgrimage to one of Greece’s holiest places in May, despite being barred from the E.U. under sanctions imposed for the Russian annexation of Crimea from Ukraine. Three sources independently confirmed to TIME that Vladislav Surkov, a close associate of Putin who was involved in the 2014...

    New war college institute zeroes in on maritime Russia
    Sep02

    New war college institute zeroes in on maritime Russia

    The U.S. Naval War College has opened a new institute to zero in on Russia’s approach to maritime issues as that country continues to assert itself in Ukraine, Syria and elsewhere. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    Leaders, protesters demand release of Crimean Tatar activist
    Sep02

    Leaders, protesters demand release of Crimean Tatar activist

    KYIV – Ukrainian leaders, Human Rights Watch and protesters in Kyiv called for the release of a Crimean Tatar activist who was forced into a psychiatric hospital in Russia-annexed Crimea. Ukrainian Foreign Affairs Minister Pavlo Klimkin compared Ilmi Umerov’s detention to the Soviet-era practice of holding dissidents in psychiatric...

    How to manufacture a war
    Sep02

    How to manufacture a war

    Before the guns of April, came the protests of February and March. Before the armed conflict, came the unarmed uprisings. Before there was a war in the Donbas, there was the so-called Russian Spring. There has long been scant doubt about the Kremlin’s deep involvement in – and instigation of – the war in Ukraine’s […] …read more...

    American Chamber of Commerce president  sees its role as moving Ukraine forward
    Sep02

    American Chamber of Commerce president sees its role as moving Ukraine forward

    KYIV – Andy Hunder is so busy these days that he has to cancel his attendance at ribbon-cutting ceremonies for new factories or offices that foreign companies are opening in Ukraine. On July 1, Mr. Hunder, the president of the country’s American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham), couldn’t attend a door-opening event for the network...

    Kerry on Ukraine’s Independence Day
    Sep02

    Kerry on Ukraine’s Independence Day

    Following is the text of the press statement “On the Occasion of Ukraine’s National Day” issued by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on August 24. On behalf of President Obama and the American people, I offer my warmest congratulations to the people of Ukraine as you observe the 25th anniversary of your independence on […] …read more...

    Ukraine celebrates with military parade in Kyiv
    Sep02

    Ukraine celebrates with military parade in Kyiv

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    Putin Grants Citizenship to Ukrainian Gymnast and Draughts Champion
    Sep02

    Putin Grants Citizenship to Ukrainian Gymnast and Draughts Champion

    Ukraine’s four time champion of the world in draughts has jumped ship to Russia by decree of President Vladimir Putin. Darya Tkatchenko, 32, who was born in Ukraine’s eastern Donetsk region, was granted Russian citizenship by presidential decree on Thursday and will represent Russia from now on. The Kremlin granted several more...