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    War Of Words Over Ukraine ‘Combat’ Photo
    Aug25

    War Of Words Over Ukraine ‘Combat’ Photo

    A controversy is escalating in Ukraine over a photo that seems to capture the conflict with Russia-backed separatists in a single frame. It could be one of the greatest war photographs ever taken – or a fake. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    China Faces 1-year Ban From Weightlifting Over Doping
    Aug25

    China Faces 1-year Ban From Weightlifting Over Doping

    MOSCOW—China is facing a one-year ban from weightlifting over repeated doping cases in a move which threatens to stop some of the world’s top athletes from competing internationally. The International Weightlifting Federation confirmed Thursday that three failed retests of drug test samples from the 2008 Beijing Olympics will lead to...

    Putin Wants Ukraine for His ‘Russian Empire’, Warns President Poroshenko
    Aug25

    Putin Wants Ukraine for His ‘Russian Empire’, Warns President Poroshenko

    Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko believes his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin wants to return to Ukraine to the “Russian Empire,” he told CNN in an interview on Wednesday. Poroshenko, who was due to meet Putin along with the leaders of France and Germany next month, before Putin decided he did not want to, spoke on the 25th...

    Russia Launches Large Snap Military Exercises
    Aug25

    Russia Launches Large Snap Military Exercises

    Russia says it has launched large-scale snap military drills on land and in the Black and Caspian seas. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Putin calls snap military drills near Crimea
    Aug25

    Putin calls snap military drills near Crimea

    Russia’s defense ministry says President Vladimir Putin has announced snap military drills on land and in the Black and Caspian Seas. …read more Source: FOX...

    Why China Fears a ‘Color Revolution’ Incited by the West
    Aug25

    Why China Fears a ‘Color Revolution’ Incited by the West

    Earlier this month, several Chinese lawyers were convicted of “subversion” for colluding with “foreign forces” — read: the United States. The fear is that America’s aim is to ultimately foment regime change in Beijing with a popular uprising, like the “color revolution” in Ukraine and those of the...

    The Daily Vertical: The Road From Abkhazia To The Donbas
    Aug25

    The Daily Vertical: The Road From Abkhazia To The Donbas

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

    Russia calls snap military drills
    Aug25

    Russia calls snap military drills

    The drills come a week after Russia for the first time since it began its operation in Syria used an air base in Iran, and after President Putin lashed out at Ukraine for allegedly sending its military intelligence office to carry out acts of sabotage in Russia-annexed Crimea. …read more Source: San Francisco...

    For Ukraine, an independence day marked by deep public frustration
    Aug25

    For Ukraine, an independence day marked by deep public frustration

    Ukrainians’ patience is running out as the economy stagnates, the fight against corruption shows little progress, and Moscow-backed rebels in the east remain defiant. …read more Source: Christian Science...

    The Morning Vertical, August 25, 2016
    Aug25

    The Morning Vertical, August 25, 2016

    Your Daily Roundup …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...