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    Will The U.S. Army Get Serious About Revolutionizing Long Range Fires?
    Aug19

    Will The U.S. Army Get Serious About Revolutionizing Long Range Fires?

    Dan Goure U.S. Army, United States The Army can take advantage of innovations already available in the private sector that could revolutionize long-range fires. U.S. and North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) forces face two particular challenges from the modernized Russian military in Europe. The first is an increasingly sophisticated air...

    Putin Appoints Education Minister As Envoy To Ukraine
    Aug19

    Putin Appoints Education Minister As Envoy To Ukraine

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has appointed Dmitry Livanov as the president’s envoy on trade and economic ties with Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Context
    Aug19

    Context

    [ed.note: I wrote this post last night, prior to Paul Manafort’s resignation from the Trump campaign. His departure doesn’t change the story, if anything it tends to confirm it. But the rapidity and totality of his departure looks to me much more tied to his mounting legal trouble and efforts to protect Trump from those troubles than...

    Putin, in Crimea, slams Ukraine ‘terror attacks’
    Aug19

    Putin, in Crimea, slams Ukraine ‘terror attacks’

    He calls the issue “alarming” but says the Kremlin does not intend to cut ties with Kiev. …read more Source: USA...

    Paul Manafort Resigns As Trump’s Campaign Manager After Week Of Staff Shakeups
    Aug19

    Paul Manafort Resigns As Trump’s Campaign Manager After Week Of Staff Shakeups

    Donald Trump’s embattled campaign manager Paul Manafort stepped down from his position Friday morning, capping off yet a chaotic week of staff reshuffling and ending his five-month stint of running the Republican nominee’s operation. “I am very appreciative for his great work in helping to get us where we are today,” Trump...

    Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort resigns
    Aug19

    Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort resigns

    WASHINGTON — Donald Trump’s campaign chairman Paul Manafort resigned on Friday in the wake of a campaign shake-up and revelations about his work in Ukraine. In a statement issued as he arrived in Louisiana to tour the flood-ravaged state, Trump said Manafort offered his resignation Friday morning. The billionaire called Manafort “a true...

    Donald Trump’s campaign chairman Paul Manafort resigns from presidential campaign
    Aug19

    Donald Trump’s campaign chairman Paul Manafort resigns from presidential campaign

    Manafort is stepping down in the wake of a campaign shake-up, as well as revelations about his work for a pro-Russian political party in Ukraine …read more Source: Vancouver...

    Putin visits Crimea as Ukraine prepares for an invasion
    Aug19

    Putin visits Crimea as Ukraine prepares for an invasion

    Ed AdamczykSEVASTOPOL, Crimea, Aug. 19 (UPI) — Russian President Vladimir Putin’s visit to Crimea comes as Ukraine warns it is preparing for an escalation in hostilities between the two countries. …read more Source: United Press...

    Ukraine at 25: Leaders in Ukraine share their thoughts
    Aug19

    Ukraine at 25: Leaders in Ukraine share their thoughts

    KYIV – On the occasion of the 25th anniversary of Ukraine’s re-establishment of independence, The Ukrainian Weekly asked some of the country’s decision makers and opinion leaders, politicians and civil society leaders, to share their thoughts about where the country is headed. Ukraine’s economy is still on shaky ground as the...

    In Russia, 25 Years Since Failed Soviet Coup Go Largely Unmarked
    Aug19

    In Russia, 25 Years Since Failed Soviet Coup Go Largely Unmarked

    Few Russians are marking Friday’s 25th anniversary of a coup attempt which heralded the demise of the Soviet Union, a holiday ignored in official circles because of its revolutionary, anti-establishment nature. On August 19, 1991, eight hard-line Communist leaders seized power from Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev, declaring him ill. In...