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    Ukraine marks 25 years of independence and hopes Russia pays attention
    Aug25

    Ukraine marks 25 years of independence and hopes Russia pays attention

    The national anthem played. Military forces were out in full force. And the president spoke in defiant tone. Ukraine celebrated 25 years of independence, sending a message to Russia. …read more Source: Public Radio...

    Ukraine’s Bittersweet Independence Day
    Aug24

    Ukraine’s Bittersweet Independence Day

    On any given night in Kiev, you can pass the time in one of the city’s popular new watering holes, descend into the basement of the old cinema to enter a Brooklyn-style speakeasy, or sip a $10 cocktail on the rooftop of a trendy music hall, where every piece of furniture in the bar appears to be up for sale. There’s an imitation Nobu,...

    As it marks its independence, Ukraine remains deadlocked on reform, Russia
    Aug24

    As it marks its independence, Ukraine remains deadlocked on reform, Russia

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

    Ukraine’s Bittersweet Independence Day
    Aug24

    Ukraine’s Bittersweet Independence Day

    On any given night in Kiev, you can pass the time in one of the city’s popular new watering holes, descend into the basement of the old cinema to enter a Brooklyn-style speakeasy, or sip a $10 cocktail on the rooftop of a trendy music hall, where every piece of furniture in the bar appears to be up for sale. There’s an imitation Nobu,...

    Stoking Russia Panic for Partisan Gain Will Have a Long-Term Price for Peace
    Aug24

    Stoking Russia Panic for Partisan Gain Will Have a Long-Term Price for Peace

    Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin on MSNBC (8/20/16). On Saturday’s episode of AM Joy with Joy Ann Reid, guest Malcolm Nance, a former Naval intelligence officer, summed up MSNBC’s Russia panic with this quote: Joy Ann Reid: Because from what I’ve seen, the only people not with Hillary Clinton at this point…are people in the Jill...

    Dueling Indictments As Russia, Ukraine Target Each Other’s Military Leaders
    Aug24

    Dueling Indictments As Russia, Ukraine Target Each Other’s Military Leaders

    Russia and Ukraine traded salvos this week with dueling criminal investigations against each other’s top military brass, a new front in the ongoing conflict between the two countries. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Oh by the way, Russian troops are massing on the Ukraine border
    Aug24

    Oh by the way, Russian troops are massing on the Ukraine border

    Today marks the 25th anniversary of Ukraine’s split from the Soviet Union. Happy news! Those of us who remember the astonishing events of 1991 will certainly understand the joy Ukrainians feel about this wonderful event in history. We also understand their nervousness about the possibility that life out from under the thumb of Moscow may...

    A bristly Ukraine celebrates 25 years of independence from Moscow
    Aug24

    A bristly Ukraine celebrates 25 years of independence from Moscow

    The biggest military parade in a quarter-century was intended as a show of determination. …read more Source: The Washington...

    Ukraine Independence Day Facts And Trivia: 7 Things To Know About National Holiday
    Aug24

    Ukraine Independence Day Facts And Trivia: 7 Things To Know About National Holiday

    Although Ukraine is celebrating Wednesday its 25th annual Independence Day, new concerns have surfaced regarding growing tensions between Russia and the former U.S.S.R republic. Reuters reported that even with the annual holiday celebrated on Aug. 24 and the country’s military parade, fresh tensions with Russia concerning Crimea were on...

    Ukraine’s first president Leonid Kravchuk: Crimea is already part of Russia
    Aug24

    Ukraine’s first president Leonid Kravchuk: Crimea is already part of Russia

    Andrew V. PestanoKIEV, Ukraine, Aug. 24 (UPI) — The first president of Ukraine told an interviewer that Crimea is already part of Russia, and said Ukraine would have to wait a long time to get it back. …read more Source: United Press...