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    Pentagon Asks White House to Give Lethal Weapons to Ukraine
    Aug04

    Pentagon Asks White House to Give Lethal Weapons to Ukraine

    The package would include Javelin missiles, which are capable of killing Russian tanks. …read more Source:...

    Analysis: Trump’s reboot of sanctions ushers in `new normal’ for Russia
    Aug04

    Analysis: Trump’s reboot of sanctions ushers in `new normal’ for Russia

    By Anna Andrianova | Bloomberg News As Russia hunkers down for “decades” of U.S. sanctions, the chill in geopolitics is threatening to turn into a deep freeze for an economy retooling after the crash in oil prices. Related Articles Trump signs ‘seriously flawed’ Russian sanctions bill U.S. says ExxonMobil violated Russia sanctions while...

    In New Russian Sanctions Law, A U.S. Warning Of Things To Come
    Aug04

    In New Russian Sanctions Law, A U.S. Warning Of Things To Come

    WASHINGTON — Legislation signed into law this week by a reluctant U.S. President Donald Trump hits hard at Russia, cementing existing sanctions and adding on a few more for good measure to punish Moscow for its actions in Ukraine, Syria, and allegedly cyberspace. Buried in the bill’s dry legislative language, however, is arguably...

    In Eastern Ukraine, A Struggle For Survival In The Crossfire Of A Little-Seen War
    Aug04

    In Eastern Ukraine, A Struggle For Survival In The Crossfire Of A Little-Seen War

    This year, 59 civilians have been killed and 280 injured as fighting continues in a 3-year-old war between Russian-backed separatists and government forces. Residents despair of ever seeing peace.(Image credit: Brendan Hoffman/Prime for NPR) …read more Source:...

    Saakashvili’s options are limited after he loses Ukrainian citizenship
    Aug04

    Saakashvili’s options are limited after he loses Ukrainian citizenship

    One-time Georgian president, former Ukrainian governor and current U.S. denizen Mikheil Saakashvili is a man without a country. But the firebrand Mr. Saakashvili, who lost his Georgian passport in late 2015 after he took a government position in Ukraine that required him to be a citizen of that country, has vowed to fight Ukrainian President […]...

    How Obama’s Weakness Encouraged Russian Election Meddling
    Aug04

    How Obama’s Weakness Encouraged Russian Election Meddling

    Amid the unrelenting media din accompanying the latest twist in the White House’s ongoing personnel struggles last week, BuzzFeed News managed to cause a minor stir by publishing an update on the circumstances surrounding the mysterious death of Mikhail Lesin, the former Putin advisor instrumental in cowing Russia’s lively media in...

    Kremlin Echoes Trump’s Assessment Of Bilateral Ties
    Aug04

    Kremlin Echoes Trump’s Assessment Of Bilateral Ties

    Russian President Vladimir Putin’s spokesman says the Kremlin agrees with President Donald Trump’s statement that the U.S. “relationship with Russia is at an all-time and very dangerous low.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Canadian Ukrainian goes from Big Four firm to Lviv hotelier
    Aug04

    Canadian Ukrainian goes from Big Four firm to Lviv hotelier

    KYIV – There’s a history of people becoming entrepreneurs after turning 40. Robin Chase was 42 when she co-founded ZipCar, a car-sharing company whose business model is helping define the so-called new economy. Henry Ford was 40 when he started manufacturing automobiles. Giorgio Armani was 41 when he introduced his haute couture line of...

    9 essential pieces of pop culture to catch up on this weekend
    Aug04

    9 essential pieces of pop culture to catch up on this weekend

    Including an endlessly fun ’90s nostalgia medley and the first trailer for Call Me by Your Name. The ever-growing glut of great new TV, movies, books, music, comics, and podcasts can be a lot to keep up with. So we here at Vox Culture — where our current obsessions include an endlessly fun ’90s nostalgia mashup, the first trailer for...

    AP PHOTOS: Children in war-torn Ukraine learn the art of war
    Aug04

    AP PHOTOS: Children in war-torn Ukraine learn the art of war

    Instead of swimming and playing volleyball, hundreds of children in war-torn Ukraine have spent this summer assembling Kalashnikov rifles and mastering the art of war. As the deadly conflict in … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...