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    Polio Paralyzes 2 Children in West Ukraine Outbreak
    Sep03

    Polio Paralyzes 2 Children in West Ukraine Outbreak

    The Ukrainian cases are the first time polio has been seen in Europe in five years, but a World Health Organization official said the outbreak appeared to be small. …read more Source: The New York...

    Ukrainian Pleads Not Guilty In $100 MIllion Insider Trading Case
    Sep03

    Ukrainian Pleads Not Guilty In $100 MIllion Insider Trading Case

    A Ukrainian man charged for his alleged role in a $100 million insider trading scheme that employed a Ukraine-based hacking network pleaded not guilty September 2. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Parties Say They Will Remain In Ukraine’s Governing Coalition
    Sep03

    Parties Say They Will Remain In Ukraine’s Governing Coalition

    Two parties in Ukraine’s governing coalition say that they won’t abandon the grouping despite a major dispute over a proposal to give more power to Ukraine’s regions, including the rebel-held east. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine Officially Declares Russia The Enemy, Vows To Join NATO
    Sep03

    Ukraine Officially Declares Russia The Enemy, Vows To Join NATO

    Ukraine’s national security council September 2 approved a new military doctrine that declares Russia to be a military opponent and calls for the country to pursue NATO membership. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine Weighs Autonomy for Parts of East, Already in Russia’s Thrall
    Sep03

    Ukraine Weighs Autonomy for Parts of East, Already in Russia’s Thrall

    The move could be a necessary step to resolving bitter fighting, which has cost over 6,500 lives and has driven the Ukrainian economy close to collapse, some analysts say. …read more Source: The New York...

    What It’s Like on the Front Lines of the War in Ukraine
    Sep03

    What It’s Like on the Front Lines of the War in Ukraine

    DONETSK — “Good evening, ladies and gentlemen. Welcome to our concert!” It was 6:34 p.m. when the staccato of mortar fire rounds began, and Alexandr, a 33-year-old Ukrainian soldier who goes by the nom de guerre “Grom” (Thunder), and his joke invited everyone inside. In Zenit, a Ukrainian army position on the front...

    US Official: Ukraine Navy Shadow of Itself Since Crimea Annexation
    Sep03

    US Official: Ukraine Navy Shadow of Itself Since Crimea Annexation

    A senior U.S. military leader says the Ukrainian Naval Force has severely decreased in size since Russia annexed Ukraine’s Crimean peninsula. U.S. Vice Admiral James Foggo told reporters Wednesday that Ukraine’s navy personnel alone has shrunk from about 17,000 to 5,000. “They essentially lost about two-thirds of their people and...

    New Ukraine Doctrine Declares Russia Military Foe
    Sep03

    New Ukraine Doctrine Declares Russia Military Foe

    Ukraine’s national security council on Wednesday approved a new military doctrine that declares Russia to be a military opponent and calls for the country to pursue NATO membership. There was no immediate official reaction from Russia, which hotly denies claims that it has sent troops and equipment to separatist rebels in Ukraine’s...

    Vladimir Putin barbecues, sips tea, and pumps iron in a $3,200 track suit in his latest bizarre photo shoot
    Sep03

    Vladimir Putin barbecues, sips tea, and pumps iron in a $3,200 track suit in his latest bizarre photo shoot

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has made one small misstep in his efforts to show regular Russians how vital and relatable he is. In a bizarre photo shoot set in the gym of the state residence in Sochi, Russia, Putin pumped iron alongside Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev. The sweat pans he was wearing while doing so retail for $1,425 a...

    Ukraine’s Defense Doctrine Names Russia Military Adversary
    Sep02

    Ukraine’s Defense Doctrine Names Russia Military Adversary

    Ukraine’s National Security and Defense Council called Russia a “military adversary” in its defense doctrine released today. The document defines the “conditions for the liberation” of territories in eastern Ukraine, according to a statement by the council. The doctrine also declares that Ukraine will retract its non-aligned status in favor...