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    War-scarred Neighborhoods Dot Ukraine’s Rebel-held Donetsk
    Dec13

    War-scarred Neighborhoods Dot Ukraine’s Rebel-held Donetsk

    Ruined houses, shell craters and deserted streets — this is a typical scene in the Oktyabrsky district of Donetsk, the largest city of Ukraine’s pro-Russian rebel region that bears the same name. The self-styled Donetsk and next-door Luhansk “people’s republics” broke away from central rule in 2014 after months of violent...

    War-scarred Neighborhoods Dot Ukraine’s Rebel-held Donetsk
    Dec13

    War-scarred Neighborhoods Dot Ukraine’s Rebel-held Donetsk

    Ruined houses, shell craters and deserted streets — this is a typical scene in the Oktyabrsky district of Donetsk, the largest city of Ukraine’s pro-Russian rebel region that bears the same name. The self-styled Donetsk and next-door Luhansk “people’s republics” broke away from central rule in 2014 after months of violent...

    US Arms Sale to Georgia a Long-Overdue Show of Support for Eurasian Ally
    Dec13

    US Arms Sale to Georgia a Long-Overdue Show of Support for Eurasian Ally

    The U.S.- Georgian relationship was taken to a new level on Nov. 20, when President Donald Trump approved something that never occurred during President Barack Obama’s eight years in office. That would be an estimated $75 million deal to sell Javelin anti-tank missiles to the Eastern European republic of Georgia. After 25 years of...

    Russian General Named in Bellingcat MH17 Report Plans to Sue
    Dec10

    Russian General Named in Bellingcat MH17 Report Plans to Sue

    A senior Russian general who was accused in a recent investigation of being a coordinator of separatist forces in eastern Ukraine and of possibly playing a role in the downing of a civilian airliner in July 2014 has said he plans to sue the authors of the report for defamation. Retired General Nikolai Tkachyov told Novaya Gazeta on Saturday that...

    Saakashvili Declares Hunger Strike Following Arrest in Kyiv
    Dec10

    Saakashvili Declares Hunger Strike Following Arrest in Kyiv

    Ukrainian opposition politician and former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili has declared a hunger strike, his lawyer told journalists on Saturday. Attorney Ruslan Chornolutskiy released a letter from Saakashvili calling on supporters to protest in Kyiv on Sunday and to call for the impeachment of President Petro Poroshenko. Also Saturday, a...

    Ukrainian Author of Manafort Op-ed Says He Sought Input to Avoid Errors
    Dec10

    Ukrainian Author of Manafort Op-ed Says He Sought Input to Avoid Errors

    The author of an article that U.S. special counsel Robert Mueller believes former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort ghost-wrote in violation of a gag order said Saturday that he had sought input on the op-ed before publishing to avoid errors. On Friday, Mueller unveiled evidence against Manafort to try to convince a judge that he wrote the...

    Author of Ukraine op-ed says he had no contact with Paul Manafort before publication
    Dec10

    Author of Ukraine op-ed says he had no contact with Paul Manafort before publication

    The op-ed was published on Thursday in the English-language Kyiv Post under the byline of Oleg Voloshyn, who said on Saturday he had sought input to avoid errors. …read more Source: Global...

    Robert Mueller filing shows Paul Manafort drafted Ukraine op-ed despite gag order
    Dec10

    Robert Mueller filing shows Paul Manafort drafted Ukraine op-ed despite gag order

    Robert Mueller unveiled a trove of evidence against Donald Trump’s former campaign manager Paul Manafort to convince a judge that he violated a gag order. …read more Source: Global...

    Ex-Georgia president arrested again in Ukraine
    Dec09

    Ex-Georgia president arrested again in Ukraine

    Mikheil Saakashvili, the former president of Georgia, was arrested in Kiev, Ukraine on Friday, three days after his supporters freed him from a police van. …read more Source: United Press...

    U.N. report highlights deaths,  humanitarian crisis in Donbas war
    Dec09

    U.N. report highlights deaths, humanitarian crisis in Donbas war

    KRAMATORSK-AVDIYIVKA, Ukraine – As the shelling renewed at 3 p.m. less than an hour before dusk, women were still calmly seen carrying grocery bags, and an unmarked school bus was shuttling children home through an armed checkpoint. …read more Source: The Ukrainian...