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    Rio 2016: Ukraine Feels ‘Robbed of Gold’ In Bout With Russia
    Aug16

    Rio 2016: Ukraine Feels ‘Robbed of Gold’ In Bout With Russia

    Ukraine’s Minister of Sport Igor Zhdanov has declared that one of the country’s top Olympians “was robbed of the deserved gold” in a scrappy wrestling final against Russia. Ukraine’s Zhan Beleniuk went into Monday night’s 85kg Greco Roman final bout with Russian Davit Chakvetadze as world number one. An evenly matched...

    The Daily Vertical: The Crimea Con Job
    Aug16

    The Daily Vertical: The Crimea Con Job

    The Daily Vertical is a video primer for Russia-watchers that appears Monday through Friday. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    These are the only sanctions that Russia cares about
    Aug16

    These are the only sanctions that Russia cares about

    Russia can expect ‘indefinite’ sanctions for its illegal annexation of Crimea , according to a Russia specialist. …read more Source:...

    A Republican Squish’s Case Against Trump
    Aug16

    A Republican Squish’s Case Against Trump

    David Shulman is the latest in the media’s conga line of faceless Republicans and Colin Powell wannabes eager to stick it to GOP primary voters for daring to support the great unwashed vulgarian Donald Trump. Senior economist at the UCLA Anderson Forecast, a self-described “major U.S. economic forecasting group” that is run out of that...

    Clinton team questions Trump’s aides Russian ties
    Aug16

    Clinton team questions Trump’s aides Russian ties

    Hillary Clinton’s campaign is questioning Donald Trump’s top political aide’s ties to a pro-Kremlin political party in Ukraine, claiming it is evidence of the Republican nominee’s cozy relationship with Russia. …read more Source: The Toronto...

    Trump’s campaign chairman fights back against report detailing pro-Russian payment ledgers
    Aug16

    Trump’s campaign chairman fights back against report detailing pro-Russian payment ledgers

    WASHINGTON — Donald Trump’s campaign is fighting back against a New York Times story published Sunday night that told of handwritten ledgers indicating that Mr. Trump’s campaign chairman received $12.7 million in undisclosed cash payments from a pro-Russian political party in Ukraine. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    Clinton’s Syria War Plans
    Aug16

    Clinton’s Syria War Plans

    In a seemingly full-throated promise to voters in Scranton, Pa. on Monday, Hillary Clinton said adding “American ground troops” in the war against ISIS in Syria “is off the table.” But every message coming from her surrogates in the media and in the Washington defense establishment has been that she will “lean in” harder in Syria, and whether you...

    World Briefs: Diplomat tries to ease border tension
    Aug16

    World Briefs: Diplomat tries to ease border tension

    MOSCOW — Germany’s foreign minister, Frank-Walter Steinmeier, urged Moscow on Monday to reduce tensions with Ukraine after what Russian officials said was a border skirmish with Ukrainian forces in which two Russian soldiers died. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    Vladimir Putin’s rumblings raise new fears of Ukraine conflict
    Aug16

    Vladimir Putin’s rumblings raise new fears of Ukraine conflict

    Rumblings from Russian President Vladimir Putin and other top Moscow officials during recent days have set off new fears that the frozen conflict in Ukraine could be on the verge of dramatically heating up again. Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said Monday that Moscow still hopes to pursue a final … …read more Source: The...

    News Wrap: Teen shot in Milwaukee protests; 33 dead in Nepal after bus falls off cliff
    Aug16

    News Wrap: Teen shot in Milwaukee protests; 33 dead in Nepal after bus falls off cliff

    JUDY WOODRUFF: In the day’s other news: An 18-year-old was shot and seriously injured after a second night of protests in a Milwaukee neighborhood. It followed the fatal police shooting of Sylville Smith, a black man authorities say was carrying a stolen handgun. Dozens of officers clashed with protesters overnight, and four sheriff’s...