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    Why Ignoring China’s Commemoration of War Against Japan Is a Foolish Mistake
    Aug31

    Why Ignoring China’s Commemoration of War Against Japan Is a Foolish Mistake

    BEIJING — China is commemorating the 70th anniversary of the victory of its “War of Resistance Against Japanese Aggression” and its “World Anti-Fascist War” with great fanfare. The climax of these celebrations will be the grand military parade on Sept. 3. This upcoming parade is unusual in that it has departed from...

    Ukraine Protestors Clash With Security Forces
    Aug31

    Ukraine Protestors Clash With Security Forces

    Ukrainian nationalists clashed with security personnel outside parliament in Kyiv as MPs backed controversial legislation granting more autonomy to pro-Russian rebels in the east of the country. Video shows tension before a National Guard soldier was killed by a grenade. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukrainian kids go to military camp
    Aug31

    Ukrainian kids go to military camp

    STARE, Ukraine (AP) — More than 100 Ukrainian schoolchildren will have unusual tales to tell their mates when classes resume, after spending part of their summer vacations undergoing training by the National Guard. …read more Source: CNS...

    See the Protests That Erupted Outside Ukraine’s Parliament
    Aug31

    See the Protests That Erupted Outside Ukraine’s Parliament

    …read more Source: Time

    Ukrainian kids learn to fight at military summer camp
    Aug31

    Ukrainian kids learn to fight at military summer camp

    More than 100 Ukrainian schoolchildren will have unusual tales to tell their mates when classes resume, after spending part of their summer vacations undergoing training by the National Guard. …read more Source: FOX...

    Ukrainian kids go to military camp
    Aug31

    Ukrainian kids go to military camp

    STARE, Ukraine (AP) — More than 100 Ukrainian schoolchildren will have unusual tales to tell their mates when classes resume, after spending part of their summer vacations undergoing training by the National Guard. …read more Source: U.S....

    Bloody Protests in Kiev after Constitutional Reform Vote
    Aug31

    Bloody Protests in Kiev after Constitutional Reform Vote

    Fighting broke out in Kiev Monday after Ukraine’s parliament ruled to de-centralize power, granting greater autonomy to separatist-run Donetsk and Luhansk. After news of the vote broke, protestors, many of whom were members of the nationalist party Svoboda and the far-right group Pravy Sektor, threw smoke grenades at Ukraine’s...

    Grenade in Ukraine explodes, killing one officer; 100 injured in clashes
    Aug31

    Grenade in Ukraine explodes, killing one officer; 100 injured in clashes

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — A grenade exploded outside Ukraine’s parliament during a nationalist protest against a vote to give greater powers to separatist regions in the east, killing one police officer, the interior ministry said. About 100 other officers were injured in the clashes, 10 of them seriously. Some of … …read more...

    Police officer killed in riots as Ukraine’s parliament grants separatist regions more powers
    Aug31

    Police officer killed in riots as Ukraine’s parliament grants separatist regions more powers

    Most of the protesters were from a party opposing the changes as “capitulation to the Kremlin,” but Kyiv’s mayor called the clash Monday “a bloody provocation.” …read more Source: Toronto...

    Ukrainian kids go to military camp
    Aug31

    Ukrainian kids go to military camp

    STARE, Ukraine (AP) — More than 100 Ukrainian schoolchildren will have unusual tales to tell their mates when classes resume, after spending part of their summer vacations undergoing training by the National Guard…. …read more Source: Associated...