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    3 government troops killed in fighting in eastern Ukraine
    Aug18

    3 government troops killed in fighting in eastern Ukraine

    A Ukrainian government official says three troops have been killed and six wounded in fighting in eastern Ukraine in the past 24 hours. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    3 Government Troops Killed in Fighting in Eastern Ukraine
    Aug18

    3 Government Troops Killed in Fighting in Eastern Ukraine

    A Ukrainian government official says three troops have been killed and six wounded in fighting in eastern Ukraine in the past 24 hours …read more Source: ABC...

    3 government troops killed in fighting in eastern Ukraine
    Aug18

    3 government troops killed in fighting in eastern Ukraine

    A Ukrainian government official says three troops have been killed and six wounded in fighting in eastern Ukraine in the past 24 hours. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

    Trump Does Not Want to Be U.S. President, Michael Moore Says
    Aug18

    Trump Does Not Want to Be U.S. President, Michael Moore Says

    U.S. filmmaker Michael Moore, famous for his political commentary, has declared that he knows “for a fact” that U.S. reality TV star-turned-presidential hopeful Donald Trump never intended to get to the White House. Trump’s Republican candidacy has shocked many by eliminating politicians with long tenures in Washington D.C. despite...

    ‘A very dangerous game’: Russia vs. Ukraine showdown reaches risky new level
    Aug18

    ‘A very dangerous game’: Russia vs. Ukraine showdown reaches risky new level

    The tension flare-ups just keep coming in the armed confrontation between Ukraine and Russia and now the military buildup at the borders has reached the most dangerous level in two years. This is a bad one. The latest showdown has caused Western capitals to fear Russian President Vladimir Putin might be about to launch a whole new battle with...

    Ukraine Reports Rebels Open Fire Nearly 100 Times In One Day
    Aug18

    Ukraine Reports Rebels Open Fire Nearly 100 Times In One Day

    Ukraine’s forces stationed in the war-torn east have reported that pro-Russian separatists opened fire nearly 100 times in one day, in another apparent surge in violations of the region’s fragile ceasefire. According to the Facebook page of Kiev’s military operations in government-held areas of Donetsk and Luhansk, Wednesday saw...

    China’s Xi Jinping Talks Up ‘One Belt One Road’ as Keynote Project Fizzles
    Aug18

    China’s Xi Jinping Talks Up ‘One Belt One Road’ as Keynote Project Fizzles

    China’s “One Belt, One Road” (OBOR) intercontinental trade and infrastructure project must bring real benefits to participant nations, Chinese President Xi Jinping said Wednesday, as his seminal foreign policy initiative faces mounting challenges. Xi told a meeting in Beijing that more than 100 countries and international organizations have...

    ‘A very dangerous game’: Russia vs. Ukraine showdown reaches risky new level
    Aug18

    ‘A very dangerous game’: Russia vs. Ukraine showdown reaches risky new level

    The tension flare-ups just keep coming in the armed confrontation between Ukraine and Russia and now the military buildup at the borders has reached the most dangerous level in two years, Brian Stewart writes. …read more Source:...

    Trump‘s Shady Fixer
    Aug18

    Trump‘s Shady Fixer

    So much for the old accusation that the Republican Party has a “Cold War mentality.” Or if it still does, it has switched sides.The 2016 presidential campaign continues to play out like a Christopher Buckley novel gone completely off the rails, perhaps most implausibly in Paul Manafort’s role in the Russia-friendly Donald Trump...

    Is Putin playing Trump like he did Berlusconi?
    Aug18

    Is Putin playing Trump like he did Berlusconi?

    In January 2009, the U.S. ambassador in Rome cabled Washington to raise an alarm. Russian President Vladimir Putin, the diplomat wrote, had cultivated a troubling relationship with the country’s prime minister, Silvio Berlusconi. “Berlusconi admires Putin’s macho, decisive, and authoritarian governing style, which the Italian PM...