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    Soldiers from Edmonton’s 3rd Canadian Division deploy to Ukraine
    Aug04

    Soldiers from Edmonton’s 3rd Canadian Division deploy to Ukraine

    About 30 Canadian Forces’ personnel flew out of Edmonton on their way to Ukraine Thursday morning as part of Operation UNIFIER. …read more Source: Global...

    Putin To Be Main Guest At G20 Summit, Says China
    Aug04

    Putin To Be Main Guest At G20 Summit, Says China

    Vladimir Putin will be the guest of honor at the next G20 summit, hosted by China, a Beijing official told Russian state news agency Itar-Tass. Putin was ostracized during the G20 summit in 2014 and left early, as he was heavily criticised for backing rebels in east Ukraine, fighting government forces. Russia was also banned from G8 summits and...

    Protesters, Police Clash As Ukrainian Volunteer Fighters Face Trial
    Aug04

    Protesters, Police Clash As Ukrainian Volunteer Fighters Face Trial

    Scuffles broke out near a court in Kyiv on August 3 after a hearing in the trial of members of the disbanded Tornado battalion. Eight volunteer fighters are facing charges including abuse of power, kidnapping, and torture, allegedly committed during the ongoing conflict in eastern Ukraine. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more...

    Ukrainian Website Leaks More Personal Details About Journalists
    Aug04

    Ukrainian Website Leaks More Personal Details About Journalists

    A Ukrainian nationalist website has published an e-mail archive that contains copies of identification cards and personal information about Ukrainian and international journalists. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukrainian hackers leak IDs, personal data of journalists
    Aug04

    Ukrainian hackers leak IDs, personal data of journalists

    A Ukrainian nationalist website has published an email archive with copies of IDs and personal data of Ukrainian and international journalists …read more Source: U.S....

    Ukrainian hackers leak IDs, personal data of journalists
    Aug04

    Ukrainian hackers leak IDs, personal data of journalists

    A Ukrainian nationalist website has published an email archive with copies of IDs and personal data of Ukrainian and international journalists. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    Thousands of Russians Call for Putin to Sack PM Medvedev
    Aug04

    Thousands of Russians Call for Putin to Sack PM Medvedev

    Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev is facing calls from the public to resign or be sacked after a series of controversial statements about the Russian economy. Medvedev is currently holding talks with ministries in a bid to plan the three next annual budgets at once and stabilize the ailing Russian economy. He said it will be difficult not to...

    Ukraine Rebels Warn of Return to Full Fighting ‘Very Soon’
    Aug04

    Ukraine Rebels Warn of Return to Full Fighting ‘Very Soon’

    Russian-backed rebels in Ukraine’s east have threatened a return to full-scale conflict “very soon” if Kiev does not recall forces away from the contact line, newspaper Izvestia has reported. Over the last two months violence in eastern Ukraine’s Donetsk and Luhansk regions, known collectively as Donbas, has risen to the highest...

    The Morning Vertical, August 4, 2016
    Aug04

    The Morning Vertical, August 4, 2016

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

    It’s Time for Armenia’s Leader to Go
    Aug04

    It’s Time for Armenia’s Leader to Go

    Image: Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan. Public Domain YEREVAN, Armenia — The bloody siege of a police station in Armenia is over, with President Serzh Sargsyan’s administration prevailing against the station’s 32 fringe-party occupiers. But the depth of public anger that surfaced in street demonstrations supporting the...