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    What Trump Has in Common With Putin’s Close Allies
    Aug22

    What Trump Has in Common With Putin’s Close Allies

    Given that the main body evidence for any direct contact between the two came from Trump himself, when he boasted on two occasions that “nice” Putin “contacted” him and that “he spoke to Putin directly and indirectly” in 2014, it is harder to believe that now Trump has actually disowned those claims himself. However, Trump staffers’...

    Japan protests to Russia after man held on disputed island
    Aug22

    Japan protests to Russia after man held on disputed island

    TOKYO (AP) — Japan has protested to Moscow over the detention of a Japanese man visiting one of the disputed islands between the two countries. Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said Monday, however, the man’s situation would not affect a planned meeting in September between Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Russian President...

    The Briefing: War And Independence
    Aug22

    The Briefing: War And Independence

    As Ukraine marks 25 years of independence, fears of a new Russian offensive are in the air. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Tensions mount between Russia and Ukraine following ‘terror incident’
    Aug22

    Tensions mount between Russia and Ukraine following ‘terror incident’

    Fears of an invasion have arisen again in Kiev. …read more Source: The Washington...

    Foreign students in love with Gdansk
    Aug22

    Foreign students in love with Gdansk

    You can meet them on the streets of the city more and more frequently. Young people talking in Swedish, English, and other foreign languages. It is easy to know they are not tourists. They have come to stay for a longer time. These are our foreign students who come to study at Gdansk universities. Their numbers grow every year. Especially popular...

    Russian activist requests political asylum in Ukraine
    Aug22

    Russian activist requests political asylum in Ukraine

    MOSCOW (AP) — Ukrainian authorities say a Russian activist has requested political asylum in their country. Ukraine’s State Border Guard Service said in a statement on Sunday that a Russian citizen requested political asylum at a border crossing in western Ukraine, citing his activism in Russia. The agency described the man as a political...

    The Turkey-Russia-Iran Axis
    Aug22

    The Turkey-Russia-Iran Axis

    A techtonic shift has occurred in the balance of power in the Middle East since the failed Turkish coup of mid-July, and virtually no one in Washington is paying attention to it. Turkey and Iran are simultaneously moving toward Russia, while Russia is expanding its global military and strategic reach, all to the detriment of the United States and...

    Historian Orest Subtelny gave Ukrainians their own history
    Aug22

    Historian Orest Subtelny gave Ukrainians their own history

    His 1988 work helped fuel the country’s independence movement as the Eastern Bloc started to crumble …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Low Wages, High Prices: Crimeans Suffer Under Russia
    Aug21

    Low Wages, High Prices: Crimeans Suffer Under Russia

    More than two years after Russia annexed Crimea and promised its 2 million people a better life, residents say prices have soared, wages and pensions have stagnated and tourists have fled. The sunny and mountainous Black Sea peninsula is back in the news, with Russian President Vladimir Putin accusing Kiev of sending infiltrators across the...

    Clinton Campaign Manager Suggests Trump Is a ‘Puppet’ for the Kremlin
    Aug21

    Clinton Campaign Manager Suggests Trump Is a ‘Puppet’ for the Kremlin

    Hillary Clinton’s campaign manager cautioned against reading too much into the departure of Donald Trump’s campaign chair Paul Manafort, suggesting today that Russia is still at the “core” of the Republican nominee’s campaign and that Trump himself could be a “puppet” for the Kremlin. “Paul Manafort has been pushed out, but that...