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    The DNC Hack Is Just One Instance of the Kremlin Meddling in Western Politics
    Aug01

    The DNC Hack Is Just One Instance of the Kremlin Meddling in Western Politics

    MOSCOW — The Democratic National Convention was in scandal last week after WikiLeaks released thousands of hacked emails between DNC members, showing what many believed to be corruption in the party’s inner workings. The leak led to the resignation of the party’s chairwoman and a lot of bad press for Hillary Clinton, but while...

    Manafort Denies Trump Campaign Changed GOP Platform On Ukraine
    Aug01

    Manafort Denies Trump Campaign Changed GOP Platform On Ukraine

    Donald Trump campaign Chair Paul Manafort denied Sunday a two-week-old report that the campaign pushed for changes in the Republican platform that softened the party’s stance on helping Ukraine defend itself against Russian aggression. Asked on NBC’s “Meet the Press” by host Chuck Todd about his involvement in changing the...

    U.S. and Ukraine Troops Join NATO Baltic Artillery Drill
    Aug01

    U.S. and Ukraine Troops Join NATO Baltic Artillery Drill

    U.S. and Ukrainian troops will join Baltic allies for two weeks of artillery drills in Lithuania from Tuesday. Military drills by NATO allies in Eastern Europe and the Baltic have increased in significance since Russia annexed Crimea from Ukraine in 2014, shocking many former Communist states by how quickly Moscow was able to mobilize a force and...

    OSCE Official Says Monitors Need ‘Unfettered’ Access In Ukraine
    Aug01

    OSCE Official Says Monitors Need ‘Unfettered’ Access In Ukraine

    The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) is demanding unfettered access across eastern Ukraine after one of its monitoring missions there was threatened at gunpoint by Russia-backed separatists. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Kiev in Denial
    Aug01

    Kiev in Denial

    Ukraine’s leaders think their country is too important to fail. They’re wrong. …read more Source: Foreign...

    Putin Unveils Russian Army Monument in Slovenia
    Aug01

    Putin Unveils Russian Army Monument in Slovenia

    Russian President Vladimir Putin joined his Slovenian counterpart Borut Pahor at Slovenia’s Russian Chapel and unveiled a monument to Russian troops during a visit on Saturday, Slovenian state news agency STA reports. Putin visited Slovenia over the weekend, marking the 100th anniversary of the holy site near the Vrsic Pass in the former...

    Ukrainians React To Trump’s Comments On Crimea
    Aug01

    Ukrainians React To Trump’s Comments On Crimea

    In a TV interview, U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump said that, if elected, he would consider recognizing Russia’s annexation of Ukraine’s Crimean Peninsula. That stance would be a reversal of the Obama administration’s refusal to recognize the 2014 occupation and annexation of Crimea. RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service...

    Trump co-chair on Crimea: He was ‘thinking about something else’
    Aug01

    Trump co-chair on Crimea: He was ‘thinking about something else’

    Donald Trump’s campaign co-chairman offered up an alternate explanation for the Republican nominee’s recent comments about the geopolitical situation between Russia and Crimea: He “was thinking about something else” when he said that Vladimir Putin would not invade Ukraine.“I think, you know, I’ve run for office and I would —...

    Paul Krugman Reveals the ‘Real Sinners’ Behind Trump
    Aug01

    Paul Krugman Reveals the ‘Real Sinners’ Behind Trump

    Trump poses a very real threat to our democracy. How are these so-called leaders justifying their support? Paul Krugman is incredulous about the mounting horrors of the Trump campaign and spends his Monday column once again trying to inject some reasonable thinking into the debate about how to vote come November. Depressingly, he notes that a...

    Trump Surrogate Pushes Pro-Putin Line That Russia Hasn’t Seized Crimea (VIDEO)
    Aug01

    Trump Surrogate Pushes Pro-Putin Line That Russia Hasn’t Seized Crimea (VIDEO)

    A surrogate for Donald Trump’s campaign argued on Sunday that Russia has not seized Crimea from Ukraine, even though Vladimir Putin seized the region more than two years ago. Read More → …read more Source:...