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    Putin Meets With His Security Council On Worsening Ukraine Violence
    Aug12

    Putin Meets With His Security Council On Worsening Ukraine Violence

    The Kremlin press service says Russian President Vladimir Putin has held an “operative meeting” on August 12 with the members of the Russian Security Council about escalating violence in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine surge in fighting violates ceasefire – EU
    Aug12

    Ukraine surge in fighting violates ceasefire – EU

    The European Union says escalating attacks on government-controlled areas in eastern Ukraine violate a February peace deal with pro-Russia separatists. “The Minsk Agreements must be implemented in good faith, starting with full observation of the ceasefire and genuine withdrawal of heavy weapons,” the EU said. Ukraine on Monday accused rebels of...

    US officials say they can tell if Iran is cheating on deal
    Aug12

    US officials say they can tell if Iran is cheating on deal

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Despite a track record of misjudgments about weapons of mass destruction, U.S. intelligence officials say they are confident they can verify Iran’s compliance with the recently completed nuclear deal.The main reason, according to a classified joint intelligence assessment presented to Congress, is that the deal requires...

    The Crimes Of Russian Soldiers Abroad
    Aug12

    The Crimes Of Russian Soldiers Abroad

    As the trial of a Russian private accused of slaughtering an entire Armenian family in January gets under way in Gyumri on August 12, RFE/RL takes a look at some of the worst crimes Russian soldiers have been accused of committing abroad, off the battlefield. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Hacking ring accused of making $100M on stolen news releases
    Aug12

    Hacking ring accused of making $100M on stolen news releases

    NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say Ukrainian hackers worked with securities traders to make $30 million by breaking into the computer systems of companies that publish news releases about mergers and acquisitions. …read more Source: U.S....

    Retested Doping Samples Implicate 28 Athletes From Russia, Belarus, Ukraine
    Aug12

    Retested Doping Samples Implicate 28 Athletes From Russia, Belarus, Ukraine

    Disciplinary action has been initiated against 28 athletes after the IAAF, world athletics’ governing body, retested samples from the 2005 and 2007 World Championships and discovered what it described as 32 “adverse findings.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Hacking ring accused of making $100M on stolen news releases
    Aug12

    Hacking ring accused of making $100M on stolen news releases

    Federal prosecutors say Ukrainian hackers worked with securities traders to make $30 million by breaking into the computer systems of companies that publish news releases about mergers and acquisitions. …read more Source: WAVE 3...

    Ukraine’s Cold War Gets Hot
    Aug12

    Ukraine’s Cold War Gets Hot

    The most intense Russian-backed fighting in six months has occurred within the last 24 hours. But it’s where the flare-out has taken place that matters. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Malaysia Airlines crash investigators may have found missile clues in Ukraine
    Aug12

    Malaysia Airlines crash investigators may have found missile clues in Ukraine

    MOSCOW — Netherlands prosecutors revealed Tuesday that they had found what could be pieces of a Russian-made surface-to-air missile system in eastern Ukraine, in the area of the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    Canadian participation in surprise Arctic conference ‘absolutely essential’
    Aug12

    Canadian participation in surprise Arctic conference ‘absolutely essential’

    A short-notice gathering of foreign ministers organized by the US State Department for the end of August could be a major forum for ensuring Arctic co-operation with Russia, despite a continued stalemate on the conflict in Ukraine. The conference, called GLACIER—Global Leadership in the Arctic: Cooperation, Innovation, Engagement and...