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    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...

    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 […]...

    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

    Nearly 10,000 people have been killed in fighting between Russia-backed separatists and government troops in Ukraine’s east since 2014, and despite a cease-fire being formally in place, civilians and troops still die and get injured almost on a daily basis. Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International in a joint report last year said it had...

    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...

    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: Miami...

    Pro-Kyiv Activist Sentenced To Prison In Crimea

    A court in Ukraine’s Russia-controlled Crimea region has sentenced pro-Kyiv activist Volodymyr Balukh to prison on charges of weapons and explosives possession he says was politically motivated. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Morning Vertical, August 4, 2017
    Aug04

    The Morning Vertical, August 4, 2017

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