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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

    WARSAW, Poland—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...

    Situation Report: Ash Carter opens up on Turkey and Russia; Pentagon drops new Pacific strategy; American suicide bomber strikes in Iraq; Ukraine stays hot; and lots more
    Aug21

    Situation Report: Ash Carter opens up on Turkey and Russia; Pentagon drops new Pacific strategy; American suicide bomber strikes in Iraq; Ukraine stays hot; and lots more

    By Paul McLeary with Adam Rawnsley Nobody’s business but the Turks. Turkey may have opened up its airfields to U.S. F-16 fighter planes and drones, but the NATO ally still needs to “do more” in the fight against the Islamic State in Syria, Defense Secretary Ash Carter told reporters on Thursday. In one of the … …read more...

    Russian court orders Ukrainian pilot tried in border town
    Aug21

    Russian court orders Ukrainian pilot tried in border town

    MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian court on Friday rejected a defense plea to move a high-profile trial of a Ukrainian officer to Moscow. …read more Source: U.S....

    Russian court rules Ukrainian pilot Savchenko will be tried in small border town, not Moscow
    Aug21

    Russian court rules Ukrainian pilot Savchenko will be tried in small border town, not Moscow

    A Russian court has rejected a defense plea to move a high-profile trial of a Ukrainian officer to Moscow. …read more Source: FOX...

    Remains of WWII German soldiers found in Kiev
    Aug21

    Remains of WWII German soldiers found in Kiev

    MOSCOW (AP) — A Ukrainian newspaper says Ukrainian and German servicemen have found remains of about 200 German soldiers buried in Kiev during the German occupation in World War II. …read more Source: CNS...

    U.S. Told Ukraine to Stand Down as Putin Invaded
    Aug21

    U.S. Told Ukraine to Stand Down as Putin Invaded

    Moscow was emboldened when it got Crimea, not appeased. …read more Source:...

    While Obama Sleeps, Russia Gobbles Up Ukraine
    Aug21

    While Obama Sleeps, Russia Gobbles Up Ukraine

    Now, as Russia continues to gobble up pieces of Ukraine under the cover of a phony cease-fire, President Obama’s outgoing Army Chief of Staff, Gen. Roy Odierno, said exactly the same thing on Wednesday: Outgoing Army Chief of Staff Ray… …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    Renewed Fighting in Ukraine has Claimed the Lives of Dozens of Civilians and Soldiers
    Aug21

    Renewed Fighting in Ukraine has Claimed the Lives of Dozens of Civilians and Soldiers

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and Russian President Vladimir Putin have both called emergency war councils since Aug. 4, as the ceasefire and diplomacy have further broken down. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    Poland’s new leader seeks greater regional unity, NATO bases
    Aug21

    Poland’s new leader seeks greater regional unity, NATO bases

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — 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...

    Deaths And Doubt On Ukraine’s Front Line
    Aug21

    Deaths And Doubt On Ukraine’s Front Line

    The mourners weeping and crying out in full-throated sobs moved along Krasnoarmeiskaya Street, passing by shell-shattered buildings, and stopping the funeral procession in front of a small one-floor house. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...