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    War turns Ukraine into ‘supermarket’ for illegal weapons
    Aug06

    War turns Ukraine into ‘supermarket’ for illegal weapons

    A former Ukrainian soldier-turned-arms dealer agrees to meet in Kiev, where he offers to sell a Makarov semi-automatic pistol for about $160. Amid haggling, he drops the price to $120. He says he also has Kalashnikov automatic rifles for less than $400 and can get heavier weapons such as rocket launchers if given a little more time. … Click to...

    War turns Ukraine into ‘supermarket’ for illegal weapons
    Aug06

    War turns Ukraine into ‘supermarket’ for illegal weapons

    The war in eastern Ukraine against Russia-backed separatists has led to the uncontrolled spread of firearms throughout the country, with experts describing Ukraine as a “supermarket” where millions of illegal weapons are for sale. Since the armed conflict broke out in 2014, the number of crimes involving firearms has more than doubled...

    War turns Ukraine into ‘supermarket’ for illegal weapons
    Aug06

    War turns Ukraine into ‘supermarket’ for illegal weapons

    A former Ukrainian soldier-turned-arms dealer agrees to meet in Kiev, where he offers to sell a Makarov semi-automatic pistol for about $160. Amid haggling, he drops the price to $120. He says he also has Kalashnikov automatic rifles for less than $400 and can get heavier weapons such as rocket launchers if given a little more time. … Click to...

    War Turns Ukraine Into ‘Supermarket’ for Illegal Weapons
    Aug06

    War Turns Ukraine Into ‘Supermarket’ for Illegal Weapons

    The war in eastern Ukraine against Russia-backed separatists has led to the uncontrolled spread of firearms throughout the country, with experts describing Ukraine as a “supermarket” where millions of illegal weapons are for sale …read more Source: ABC...

    War turns Ukraine into ‘supermarket’ for illegal weapons
    Aug06

    War turns Ukraine into ‘supermarket’ for illegal weapons

    A former Ukrainian soldier-turned-arms dealer agrees to meet in Kiev, where he offers to sell a Makarov semi-automatic pistol for about $160. Amid haggling, he drops the price to $120. He says he also has Kalashnikov automatic rifles for less than $400 and can get heavier weapons such as rocket launchers if given a little more time. … Click to...

    War turns Ukraine into ‘supermarket’ for illegal weapons
    Aug06

    War turns Ukraine into ‘supermarket’ for illegal weapons

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — A former Ukrainian soldier-turned-arms dealer agrees to meet in Kiev, where he offers to sell a Makarov semi-automatic pistol for about $160. Amid haggling, he drops the price to $120. He says he also has Kalashnikov automatic rifles for less than $400 and can get heavier weapons such as rocket launchers if given a...

    War turns Ukraine into ‘supermarket’ for illegal weapons
    Aug06

    War turns Ukraine into ‘supermarket’ for illegal weapons

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — A former Ukrainian soldier-turned-arms dealer agrees to meet in Kiev, where he offers to sell a Makarov semi-automatic pistol… …read more Source:...

    The Intelligence Community Is Warning of Real Dangers of a Trump Presidency – 5 Leaders Who Have Spoken out
    Aug06

    The Intelligence Community Is Warning of Real Dangers of a Trump Presidency – 5 Leaders Who Have Spoken out

    The CIA’s one-time acting director joins a growing list of former intelligence and military officials alarmed by The Donald’s ignorant, nuke-happy, saber-rattling rhetoric. Starting next week, Hillary Clinton and Donald J. Trump, the two major-party candidates for the presidency of the United States, will begin receiving national...

    China’s crackdown raises familiar specter of foreign forces
    Aug06

    China’s crackdown raises familiar specter of foreign forces

    BEIJING (AP) — In halting televised confessions and emotional courtroom testimony, Chinese lawyers and activists held in a government crackdown have voiced the same ominous message: The familiar narrative of a country besieged by foreign enemies – with the United States implied as ringleader – is a key element of China’s...

    Trump Time Capsule #71: Someone’s Lying About the GOP Platform on Ukraine
    Aug06

    Trump Time Capsule #71: Someone’s Lying About the GOP Platform on Ukraine

    Let’s take this in sequence, because each step matters.1. Two weeks ago at the GOP convention in Cleveland, the Republican platform was altered to remove any reference to arming Ukraine in its struggles against Russia (which seized Crimea from Ukraine two years ago).2. This was notable in its own right, as a departure from a bipartisan...