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    Ukraine opens criminal probe of top Russian officials
    Aug22

    Ukraine opens criminal probe of top Russian officials

    Ukraine’s General Prosecutor’s Office has launched a criminal investigation of 20 senior Russian officials, including the Russian defense minister. …read more Source: FOX...

    Ukrainian Right-Wing Groups March In Support Of Jailed Suspects
    Aug22

    Ukrainian Right-Wing Groups March In Support Of Jailed Suspects

    Activists held a torchlight procession in the city of Sumy on August 21 in defense of 15 suspects indicted for the deadly violence in front of the Ukrainian parliament one year ago. Members of the Right Sector and other political factions called for the release of what they called “political prisoners.” (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian...

    Russia and China Agree Joint To Hold Military Drill in South China Sea
    Aug22

    Russia and China Agree Joint To Hold Military Drill in South China Sea

    Russia and China have agreed to hold a joint naval drill in the South China Sea in September. The decision was taken after a final meeting to discuss the preparation for the event in Zhangjiang, Russian state news agency Itar-Tass reported. Joint Sea 2016 will be the fifth annual drill held by the two countries, with the last one taking place in...

    Report: Judge In Savchenko Case Resigns
    Aug22

    Report: Judge In Savchenko Case Resigns

    A Russian judge who presided over high-profile hearings against Ukrainian aviator Nadia Savchenko has stepped down, according to a report. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Morning Vertical, August 22, 2016
    Aug22

    The Morning Vertical, August 22, 2016

    Your daily roundup …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    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...