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    AP PHOTOS: Squatting Flourishes in Free-Wheeling Kiev
    Jul07

    AP PHOTOS: Squatting Flourishes in Free-Wheeling Kiev

    AP PHOTOS: Squatting flourishes in free-wheeling Kiev …read more Source: ABC...

    Kerry pledges American support to Ukraine
    Jul07

    Kerry pledges American support to Ukraine

    KIEV, Ukraine — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Thursday pledged sustained American support to Ukraine and offered assurances that the United States stands by the former Soviet republic in its territorial disputes with Russia and as it embarks on an ambitious program of reform. Kerry met Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko in Kiev to...

    A world-class kleptocrat is hiding in plain sight as a stay-at-home dad in America
    Jul07

    A world-class kleptocrat is hiding in plain sight as a stay-at-home dad in America

    On any given day, Pavlo Lazarenko looks like an ordinary stay-at-home dad, shuttling his three young children to school and waiting for his wife to return home from work. Perhaps he’ll run an errand or two. But Lazarenko, it turns out, is a world-class kleptocrat hiding in plain sight in suburban America. He is the former prime minister of...

    US Gives Ukraine Additional $23 Million in Humanitarian Assistance
    Jul07

    US Gives Ukraine Additional $23 Million in Humanitarian Assistance

    The United States will give Ukraine nearly $23 million in additional humanitarian assistance to help it deal with the crisis in the eastern part of the country. Secretary of State John Kerry announced the new aid package Thursday in Kyiv where he met with top officials, including President Petro Poroshenko and Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman,...

    NATO summit marks turning point for Polish security aspirations
    Jul07

    NATO summit marks turning point for Polish security aspirations

    WARSAW, Poland — The Polish capital once lent its name to the Warsaw Pact, the Soviet-led defence alliance that stood as a counterweight to NATO during the Cold War. This week, in a sign of how dramatically strategic alliances have shifted in Eastern Europe, Warsaw will host a two-day NATO summit, the first time that Poland has hosted a top-level...

    Why NATO’s Landmark Summit in Poland Matters
    Jul07

    Why NATO’s Landmark Summit in Poland Matters

    Since 1957 NATO has held 27 summits—some have been more eventful than others. Nearly 3,000 delegates from 28 NATO allies and 26 partners arrive in Poland for the weekend in what the Polish government is billing as the largest ever NATO summit. Here are a few reasons why, however eventful it turns out to be, the alliance’s 28th summit is...

    NATO wants details on Trudeau’s commitment to the military alliance
    Jul07

    NATO wants details on Trudeau’s commitment to the military alliance

    OTTAWA – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau flies to Poland on Thursday for his first NATO leaders’ summit armed with a promise to help the alliance in its standoff with Russia. The question is whether it will be enough to deflect questions and criticism in other areas, not least the fact Canada is near the back of the pack in terms of NATO...

    NATO vs. Russia: How to Counter the Hybrid Warfare Challenge
    Jul07

    NATO vs. Russia: How to Counter the Hybrid Warfare Challenge

    Dan Goure Russia, Europe Whatever challenges the United States, Europe and the Free World face today, they pale in comparison to the difficulties confronting Vladimir Putin. As NATO prepares for its summit in Warsaw, the leaders of the Alliance’s 28 nations will try to put a good face on what is clearly a deteriorating security situation on...

    Kerry: NKoreans should know their actions have consequences
    Jul07

    Kerry: NKoreans should know their actions have consequences

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry says North Korean officials at all levels need to know there are consequences for their… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine army: Pro-Russian forces violate cease-fire; 2 soldiers killed
    Jul07

    Ukraine army: Pro-Russian forces violate cease-fire; 2 soldiers killed

    Ed AdamczykKIEV, Ukraine, July 7 (UPI) — Two Ukrainian soldiers were killed in clashes with separatist forces in eastern Ukraine’s Donbas region, military officials said. …read more Source: United Press...