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    Ukraine denies supplying North Korea  with missile technology Alleges Russia to blame
    Aug19

    Ukraine denies supplying North Korea with missile technology Alleges Russia to blame

    KYIV – An anxious Kyiv has denied a story in The New York Times quoting an expert as saying North Korea may have obtained rocket engines from a Ukrainian state-run factory known as Yuzhmash, and instead alleges Russia is to blame. Citing a report by the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) and classified assessments […]...

    U.S. Envoy Volker To Meet With Russian Officials In Minsk
    Aug19

    U.S. Envoy Volker To Meet With Russian Officials In Minsk

    The new U.S. special envoy for efforts to end the conflict in eastern Ukraine, Kurt Volker, will travel to Minsk where he will meet with a representative of the Russian government to “discuss Russian-Ukrainian relations” on August 21. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Bishop Benedict Aleksiychuk, formerly of Lviv, enthroned as fifth eparch of St. Nicholas in Chicago
    Aug19

    Bishop Benedict Aleksiychuk, formerly of Lviv, enthroned as fifth eparch of St. Nicholas in Chicago

    CHICAGO – Bishop Benedict Aleksiychuk was enthroned as the fifth eparch of St. Nicholas Ukrainian Catholic Eparchy in Chicago, which includes most of the central and western United States, including Hawaii and Alaska. The services took place on June 29 at St. Nicholas Cathedral, which was filled to overflowing by the faithful, hierarchs, clergy...

    U.S. Defense Chief To Visit Ukraine Amid Ongoing Standoff With Russia
    Aug19

    U.S. Defense Chief To Visit Ukraine Amid Ongoing Standoff With Russia

    U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis will travel to Ukraine next week to meet with President Petro Poroshenko and Ukraine’s defense chief, a visit Kyiv has said could involve the signing of new defense agreements. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia loses control of Ukraine
    Aug19

    Russia loses control of Ukraine

    “Putin Still in Denial over the Loss of Ukraine,” by Peter Dickinson, Atlantic Council, August 8 (http://www.atlanticcouncil.org/blogs/ukrainealert/russia-still-in-denial-over-the-loss-of-ukraine#.WYxiiuGMUHs.facebook): … The Kremlin clings to the idea that a silent majority of pro-Russian Ukrainians lies ready and waiting, poised to take over...

    US Defense Chief to Visit Jordan, Turkey, Ukraine
    Aug19

    US Defense Chief to Visit Jordan, Turkey, Ukraine

    U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis will travel to Jordan, Turkey and Ukraine next week for talks with the leaders of all three nations. Pentagon officials said Friday that Mattis aims to reaffirm Washington’s commitments to each of the countries. Mattis will begin his trip by meeting with Jordan’s King Abdullah as well as top defense...

    Putin Angers Ukraine With Visit To Russia-Annexed Crimea
    Aug19

    Putin Angers Ukraine With Visit To Russia-Annexed Crimea

    Russian President Vladimir Putin on August 18 visited the city of Sevastopol in Crimea, triggering an angry rebuke from Kyiv, which accused him of disregarding international law by traveling to the Ukrainian peninsula seized by Moscow three years ago. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Putin Angers Ukraine With Visit To Russia-Annexed Crimea
    Aug19

    Putin Angers Ukraine With Visit To Russia-Annexed Crimea

    Russian President Vladimir Putin on August 18 visited the city of Sevastopol in Crimea, triggering an angry rebuke from Kyiv, which accused him of disregarding international law by traveling to the Ukrainian peninsula seized by Moscow three years ago. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Georgia Asks Ukraine To Extradite Saakashvili
    Aug19

    Georgia Asks Ukraine To Extradite Saakashvili

    Georgia has requested that Ukraine extradite Mikheil Saakashvili, the former Georgian president and ex-governor of Ukraine’s Odesa region who was stripped of his Ukrainian citizenship last month. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Golden Age of Natural Gas
    Aug19

    The Golden Age of Natural Gas

    Jamie Horgan: I’m here with Agnia Grigas, a senior fellow at the Atlantic Council and author of the new book, The New Geopolitics of Natural Gas. Agnia, thanks for taking the time to talk with me today.Agnia Grigas: Thank you, Jamie. It’s a pleasure to be here.JH: In your book, you look at the transition to a new era of gas that you...