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    Nazi Germany Seemed Destined to Conquer Russia (until This Happened)
    Dec09

    Nazi Germany Seemed Destined to Conquer Russia (until This Happened)

    Warfare History Network History, Europe Weeks of heavy fighting produced the first Red Army victory of the war. The smell of victory was in the air as the forces of Field Marshal Fedor von Bock’s Army Group Center continued to drive deep into the Ukraine during the final week of June 1941. To most of the young soldiers of the army group it...

    Ukraine arrests opposition figure Mikheil Saakashvili
    Dec09

    Ukraine arrests opposition figure Mikheil Saakashvili

    Saakashvili has pushed to galvanize opposition to Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and other government figures he contends are corrupt …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Ukrainian Law Enforcement Detain Saakashvili, Hours After Calling For March
    Dec09

    Ukrainian Law Enforcement Detain Saakashvili, Hours After Calling For March

    Law enforcement officers have detained Mikheil Saakashvili, hours after the firebrand Ukrainian opposition activist and former Georgian president called on Ukrainians to demonstrate in the capital against the government. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine arrests opposition figure Mikheil Saakashvili
    Dec09

    Ukraine arrests opposition figure Mikheil Saakashvili

    Saakashvili has pushed to galvanize opposition to Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and other government figures he contends are corrupt …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Mikheil Saakashvili, Ex-President of Georgia, Arrested in Ukraine, Again
    Dec09

    Mikheil Saakashvili, Ex-President of Georgia, Arrested in Ukraine, Again

    The police seized Mr. Saakashvili in Kiev for a second time in a week amid a mounting feud with the Ukrainian president. This time they manage to hold on to him. …read more Source: The New York...

    From Poles to Filipinos? UK Food Industry Needs Post-Brexit Workers
    Dec09

    From Poles to Filipinos? UK Food Industry Needs Post-Brexit Workers

    Britons who voted for Brexit in the hope of slashing immigration seem set for disappointment. In the farming and food industries at least, any exodus of Polish and Romanian workers may simply be followed by arrivals of Ukrainians and Filipinos. From dairy farms to abattoirs, employers say not enough Britons have an appetite for milking cows...

    News of the day from across the globe, Dec. 9
    Dec09

    News of the day from across the globe, Dec. 9

    1 Anticorruption protests: Protests in Ukraine focusing on endemic corruption are tapping a deep strain of discontent in a country prone to upheaval. Antigovernment protesters have set up a few dozen tents outside parliament in Kiev, a far smaller showing than during massive 2014 protests and the 2004 Orange Revolution that forced a rerun of a...

    Manafort involved in drafting op-ed defending his Ukrainian work: court papers
    Dec09

    Manafort involved in drafting op-ed defending his Ukrainian work: court papers

    Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort was heavily involved in the drafting of an op-ed defending his consulting work in Ukraine, which prosecutors argue violated a court order barring him from making his case in th… …read more Source: The...

    News of the day from across the globe, Dec. 9
    Dec09

    News of the day from across the globe, Dec. 9

    1 Anticorruption protests: Protests in Ukraine focusing on endemic corruption are tapping a deep strain of discontent in a country prone to upheaval. Antigovernment protesters have set up a few dozen tents outside parliament in Kiev, a far smaller showing than during massive 2014 protests and the 2004 Orange Revolution that forced a rerun of a...

    Ukraine arrests anti-corruption activist Saakashvili
    Dec09

    Ukraine arrests anti-corruption activist Saakashvili

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Mikheil Saakashvili, the adamant opposition leader who was stripped of his Ukrainian citizenship four months ago, was arrested late Friday in Ukraine’s capital. Hundreds of his supporters gathered in a narrow street outside the police station where he was taken, shouting “Shame” and calling for others to...