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    The Morning Vertical, July 29, 2016
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    The Morning Vertical, July 29, 2016

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

    Ukraine NATO Representative Killed In Missile Explosion Accident
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    Ukraine NATO Representative Killed In Missile Explosion Accident

    Three people, including a NATO representative, were killed in Ukraine on Thursday when a missile accidentally exploded while being offloaded at a defense facility in the country’s northeast. Ammunition, including missiles, was being taken to a facility run by Ukroboronprom — a state-owned defense company — for disposal. …read more...

    The View From A Russian Frigate In Crimea
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    The View From A Russian Frigate In Crimea

    Russia recently introduced a new warship in the Black Sea, an area of heightened tension since Russia’s seizure of Crimea two years ago. NPR’s Corey Flintoff was invited onboard. …read more Source:...

    IMF Announces Further Delay In Ukraine Bailout
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    IMF Announces Further Delay In Ukraine Bailout

    The International Monetary Fund (IMF) says that it has not yet decided to resume a bailout of Ukraine, which was halted over corruption concerns last year. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia Has Armenian Leader’s Back in Police-Station Stand-Off — or Does It?
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    Russia Has Armenian Leader’s Back in Police-Station Stand-Off — or Does It?

    Image: This poster is circulating virally on Armenian social media. Journalist and human rights defender Levon Barseghian was recently arrested after criticizing the authorities during the ongoing Erebuni protests in Armenia. YEREVAN, Armenia — When I learned that armed men had occupied a police station in Armenia on July 17 to demand the...

    Speaking Truth to the Pope; Speaking Truth to Muslims
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    Speaking Truth to the Pope; Speaking Truth to Muslims

    On Wednesday, July 27, Pope Francis arrived in Krakow, Poland, in order to celebrate World Youth Day. As part of this trip, the pope commented on controversy surrounding Muslim migration to Europe. Many of these comments reveal an apparent ignorance of Polish history and current reality, a privileging of Marxist and culturally relativist...

    Ukraine Downplays Trump’s Rethinking Of Russian Claim To Crimea
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    Ukraine Downplays Trump’s Rethinking Of Russian Claim To Crimea

    Ukraine’s ambassador to the United Nations downplayed a comment by U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump that he would consider recognizing Russia’s widely condemned annexation of Crimea. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia Decries Google’s Use Of Ukrainian Spellings For Crimean Places
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    Russia Decries Google’s Use Of Ukrainian Spellings For Crimean Places

    U.S. tech giant Google came under fire in Russia for using Ukraine’s “decommunized” spellings for street names in parts of Crimea, which Moscow annexed illegally from Ukraine in 2014. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Trump has a record of siding with Putin on key issues
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    Trump has a record of siding with Putin on key issues

    MOSCOW — Donald Trump has refused to condemn Russia’s military takeover of Ukraine’s Crimean Peninsula, saying if elected he would consider recognizing it as Russian territory, in the latest of a series of statements that have raised eyebrows about the Republican candidate’s intentions toward the Kremlin. …read more...

    Trump has a record of siding with Putin on key issues
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    Trump has a record of siding with Putin on key issues

    Donald Trump has refused to condemn Russia’s military takeover of Ukraine’s Crimean Peninsula, saying if elected he would consider recognizing it as Russian territory, in the latest of a series of statements that have raised eyebrows about the Republican candidate’s intentions toward the Kremlin. …read more Source: CTV...