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    Poland’s New Leader Seeks Greater Regional Unity, NATO Bases
    Aug21

    Poland’s New Leader Seeks Greater Regional Unity, NATO Bases

    It’s been a dream of some Polish leaders for nearly a century: an alliance of Eastern European countries running from the Baltic Sea down to the Black Sea that would keep Russia at bay. Poland’s conservative new president, Andrzej Duda, who took office two weeks ago, has already signaled that building such an alliance under...

    The Economic Aid Ukraine Needs Now
    Aug21

    The Economic Aid Ukraine Needs Now

    Time is short as Russian-backed rebels advance. …read more Source:...

    NATO’s Line in the Ukrainian Sand
    Aug20

    NATO’s Line in the Ukrainian Sand

    NATO made an official statement warning Russia against pressing further into Ukrainian territory when the alliance’s 28 members met to discuss the ongoing war in eastern Ukraine, which has seen a sharp uptick in violence in the past month. Shelling around Mariupol, a key port city on the Sea of Azov that analysts say would be Russia’s...

    Former boxing champion Roy Jones Jr. asks Vladimir Putin for Russian citizenship
    Aug20

    Former boxing champion Roy Jones Jr. asks Vladimir Putin for Russian citizenship

    Jared M. FeldschreiberSEVASTOPOL, Ukraine, Aug. 20 (UPI) — Former heavyweight world boxing champion Roy Jones Jr. met with Russian President Vladimir Putin Wednesday for a brief meeting in Sevastopol, Crimea. …read more Source: United Press...

    US launches largest Allied airborne drills since the Cold War
    Aug20

    US launches largest Allied airborne drills since the Cold War

    Earlier this week, 4,800 soldiers from 11 NATO nations converged on Germany’s Hohenfels Training Area for “Swift Response 15,” the largest allied airborne drills since the end of Cold War, which will continue until September 13. The NATO allies will be training in various locations in Germany and Bulgaria, “to integrate...

    Former boxer Roy Jones Jr. asks Vladimir Putin for Russian citizenship
    Aug20

    Former boxer Roy Jones Jr. asks Vladimir Putin for Russian citizenship

    Jared M. FeldschreiberSEVASTOPOL, Ukraine, Aug. 20 (UPI) — Former heavyweight world boxing champion Roy Jones Jr. met with Russian President Vladimir Putin Wednesday for a brief meeting in Sevastopol, Crimea. …read more Source: United Press...

    Four Ukrainian Soldiers Killed In Fighting; Others Released
    Aug20

    Four Ukrainian Soldiers Killed In Fighting; Others Released

    Ukrainian officials say four soldiers have been killed and 14 wounded in recent fighting in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Putin went diving looking for a centuries-old shipwreck in the Black Sea
    Aug20

    Putin went diving looking for a centuries-old shipwreck in the Black Sea

    Russian president Vladimir Putin went deep-sea diving off the coast of Crimea to find an ancient ship. It’s just one of the many hobbies Putin has embarked upon, along with playing hockey and driving a Formula One racing car. Produced by Lamar Salter Follow BI Video: On Facebook Join the conversation about this story » …read more...

    Doves on Ukraine, From Right and Left
    Aug20

    Doves on Ukraine, From Right and Left

    Neither the U.S. conservative Kissinger nor the U.K. liberal Corbyn suggests a better response to Putin. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine anticipates default-saving debt deal
    Aug20

    Ukraine anticipates default-saving debt deal

    Kiev (Ukraine) (AFP) – Ukraine was expecting the announcement on Friday of a crucial debt restructuring agreement that could save the pro-West but strife-torn country from a devastating default.Five months of excruciating negotiations between Kiev’s cash-strapped leadership and some of the world’s biggest commercial creditors...