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    Prosecutors Ask for No Bail for 5 Accused in Insider Trading Ring
    Aug13

    Prosecutors Ask for No Bail for 5 Accused in Insider Trading Ring

    Given their strong ties to Ukraine, a country with which the United States has no extradition treaty, the five men are flight risks, the Brooklyn prosecutors maintained. …read more Source: The New York...

    Ukraine Debt: Putin’s Trump Card
    Aug13

    Ukraine Debt: Putin’s Trump Card

    American retirees are inadvertently doing the Russian president’s dirty work. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Top general: US should consider embedding troops in Iraq
    Aug13

    Top general: US should consider embedding troops in Iraq

    WASHINGTON (AP) — If Iraqi forces aren’t making good progress against Islamic State militants in the next several months, the U.S. should consider embedding American troops with the Iraqis, the Army’s retiring top general said Wednesday.Gen. Raymond Odierno, who retires as Army chief of staff on Friday, said the U.S. forces would not...

    No ‘Causal Connection’ Between Russia And MH17 Fragments In Eastern Ukraine: Investigator
    Aug13

    No ‘Causal Connection’ Between Russia And MH17 Fragments In Eastern Ukraine: Investigator

    The team investigating the crash of Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17 said that fragments found in the eastern Ukraine, where the aircraft went down, might include parts from a Russian Buk surface-to-air missile system. The Joint Investigation Team (JIT) looking into the MH17 crash released a statement Tuesday that “several parts, possibly...

    Ukraine, rebels trade blame for violating ceasefire
    Aug12

    Ukraine, rebels trade blame for violating ceasefire

    Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed the recent escalation in fighting in east Ukraine with his Security Council on Wednesday, according to the Kremlin. …read more Source: Christian Science...

    Ukraine Reports Intense Battles Near Mariupol
    Aug12

    Ukraine Reports Intense Battles Near Mariupol

    Ukraine has reported intense battles with pro-Russian separatists near the government-held coastal city of Mariupol on the Sea of Azov. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Britain broadening training for Ukrainian soldiers
    Aug12

    Britain broadening training for Ukrainian soldiers

    Richard TomkinsLONDON, Aug. 12 (UPI) — Ukrainian troops are to receive training from Britain in defensive urban warfare tactics and IED awareness from Britain. …read more Source: United Press...

    EU expresses great concern for ‘escalating violence’ in eastern Ukraine
    Aug12

    EU expresses great concern for ‘escalating violence’ in eastern Ukraine

    Jared M. FeldschreiberBRUSSELS, Aug. 11 (UPI) — The European Union said Wednesday that escalating attacks on government-controlled areas in eastern Ukraine violate a peace deal with pro-Russia separatists. …read more Source: United Press...

    Is the United States Sliding Into War in Ukraine—as It Did in Vietnam?
    Aug12

    Is the United States Sliding Into War in Ukraine—as It Did in Vietnam?

    Stephen F. CohenAnd a tribute to Robert Conquest. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine ceasefire ‘violated’ as violence spikes
    Aug12

    Ukraine ceasefire ‘violated’ as violence spikes

    Ukraine is edging closer to a return to full civil war following recent attacks on Kiev-controlled areas that have violated the ceasefire agreement. …read more Source:...