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    Invite Turkey to Leave NATO: Ankara Shares Few Values or Interests with the West
    Aug24

    Invite Turkey to Leave NATO: Ankara Shares Few Values or Interests with the West

    Turkey’s brief democratic moment is ending. The rise of Recep Tayyip Erdogan and the Development and Justice Party (AKP) in 2002 signaled the collapse of the militarized secular republic created by Mustafa Kemal Ataturk. The recent failed coup killed the semi-liberal democracy that briefly replaced Kemalism. NATO is an anachronism and...

    Europeans Give Putin Just What He Asked For
    Aug24

    Europeans Give Putin Just What He Asked For

    The Russian press is claiming that President Vladimir Putin will be holding a meeting with leaders on the sidelines of the G20 summit in China next month to discuss Ukraine after all. Ukraine’s leadership, however, does not appear to be included in the plans.Reuters relays the crux of their conversation: Russian’s Vladimir Putin held...

    Russia says Putin will meet with Hollande, Merkel at G20 summit to address Ukraine
    Aug23

    Russia says Putin will meet with Hollande, Merkel at G20 summit to address Ukraine

    Doug G. WareMOSCOW, Aug. 23 (UPI) — Russian President Vladimir Putin will discuss Crimea with the leaders of Germany and France at the upcoming G-20 summit in China, the Kremlin said Tuesday. …read more Source: United Press...

    Russia’s Embattled Opposition Hopes for Voice in Parliament after Elections
    Aug23

    Russia’s Embattled Opposition Hopes for Voice in Parliament after Elections

    Russia’s embattled opposition political parties hope to win a voice in the Kremlin-dominated parliament in the upcoming September 18 elections. Allegations of fraud during the 2011 parliamentary elections sparked mass protests against President Vladimir Putin’s rule. But the crackdown that followed was bolstered by nationalist fervor...

    Trump Aides Covertly Fought Freeing Of Ukraine Prisoner
    Aug23

    Trump Aides Covertly Fought Freeing Of Ukraine Prisoner

    WASHINGTON (AP) — For more than three years, lobbyist Jim Slattery worked in Washington to secure the release in Ukraine of the imprisoned political rival of the country’s then-president. He said the work was sometimes harder than expected. Read More → …read more Source:...

    Trump aides covertly fought freeing of Ukraine prisoner
    Aug23

    Trump aides covertly fought freeing of Ukraine prisoner

    A Washington lobbyist who fought for the release of an imprisoned Ukrainian politician says he always sensed there were others opposing his work …read more Source: U.S....

    Trump aides covertly fought freeing of Ukraine prisoner
    Aug23

    Trump aides covertly fought freeing of Ukraine prisoner

    WASHINGTON (AP) — For more than three years, lobbyist Jim Slattery worked in Washington to secure the release in Ukraine of the imprisoned political rival of the country’s then-president. The consulting firm run by Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, and his deputy Rick Gates, now the campaign’s liaison to...

    Ukraine Issues Pokemon Go Guidelines
    Aug23

    Ukraine Issues Pokemon Go Guidelines

    Ukraine is drafting regulation for Pokemon Go players, amid concern that some of them may put themselves in grave danger and wander towards sensitive sites or near the frontlines in the country’s east. Areas of Ukraine’s eastern Donetsk and Luhansk regions have been held by Russian-backed separatists since 2014 and despite a ceasefire...

    Leaders Of Germany, Russia, France To Discuss Situation In Eastern Ukraine
    Aug23

    Leaders Of Germany, Russia, France To Discuss Situation In Eastern Ukraine

    The Kremlin has announced that the leaders of Russia, Germany, and France will meet on the sidelines of an upcoming G20 summit to discuss the situation in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Man Behind Putin Mask Protest Seeks Asylum in Ukraine
    Aug23

    Man Behind Putin Mask Protest Seeks Asylum in Ukraine

    Russian opposition activist, Roman Roslovtsev, has fled to Ukraine and is asking for political asylum. He had been arrest several times in Russia for wearing a mask of President Vladimir Putin while protesting a law that criminalizes public gatherings. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...