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    We need to unfreeze traffic between Poland and Kaliningrad
    Aug12

    We need to unfreeze traffic between Poland and Kaliningrad

    The small border traffic (a visa-free regime) between Russia’s Kaliningrad region and several northern counties in Poland was hailed as a success of the former Polish government of Donald Tusk working jointly, among others, with the city of Gdansk for rapprochement between people of both nations. The success was achieved regardless of...

    The 27 Hugs You Meet in Rio
    Aug12

    The 27 Hugs You Meet in Rio

    There are many complaints you could make about the Olympics. The cost. The nationalism. The sometimes sexist media coverage. In the end, though, those objections tend to dissolve when met with one simple thing: the humanity the Olympics encourage.The Games, despite the world stage they are played on, are an intensely personal event for the...

    Ukraine Says No Significant Uptick In Donbas Fighting Despite Rising Tensions
    Aug12

    Ukraine Says No Significant Uptick In Donbas Fighting Despite Rising Tensions

    Ukraine says it has not seen any significant increase in fighting in its eastern Donbas region in the last few days, despite escalating tensions between Kyiv and Moscow. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Morning Vertical, August 12, 2016
    Aug12

    The Morning Vertical, August 12, 2016

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

    Morning Brief: Friday, August 12, 2016
    Aug12

    Morning Brief: Friday, August 12, 2016

    Today’s Morning Brief is brought to you by Canada World Youth. On this International Youth Day, we believe that engaging and connecting young people is critical to building a better world. We are proud of our commitment to youth exchanges and global youth development. ____________________ Terror plot raises questions about effectiveness of...

    Let It Go
    Aug12

    Let It Go

    Ukraine’s occupied Donbass region is a pointless burden. It’s time for Kiev to accept that it’s better off without it. …read more Source: Foreign...

    Tough talk between Russia, Ukraine heats up Crimea stalemate
    Aug12

    Tough talk between Russia, Ukraine heats up Crimea stalemate

    Ukraine put its troops on combat alert Thursday along the country’s de-facto borders with Crimea. …read more Source: Christian Science...

    Why is there renewed tension in Ukraine?
    Aug12

    Why is there renewed tension in Ukraine?

    …read more Source: CNN

    Ukraine-Russia Tensions Flare as Russians Rebuild Military in Crimea
    Aug12

    Ukraine-Russia Tensions Flare as Russians Rebuild Military in Crimea

    Ukrainian troops are on high alert as tensions rise with Russia. Kyiv has accused Moscow of increasing its troop presence on the Crimean peninsula annexed by Russia two years ago. Moscow is accusing Kyiv of an incursion into Crimea. Some experts say the timing is ripe for a conflict because the world’s attention is elsewhere. VOA’s...

    Ukraine puts troops on alert after Russia terror claim
    Aug12

    Ukraine puts troops on alert after Russia terror claim

    KIEV, Ukraine — Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko put his troops on the border with Crimea and in the country’s eastern regions on “high alert” after warning that Russia is seeking to reignite conflict in the disputed territories. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...