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    Putin Gets Caught in His Own Trap
    Aug12

    Putin Gets Caught in His Own Trap

    Dado Ruvic / Reuters Are little green men about to appear on the North Pole? Russia’s claim last week, using an extremely creative interpretation of international law, to exclusive economic rights to nearly half a million square miles of the Arctic Sea was certainly a head-scratcher. Sure, the territory is valuable due to its untapped...

    These are the most bullish and bearish emerging markets in the world
    Aug12

    These are the most bullish and bearish emerging markets in the world

    Chinese citizens have the most confidence in their economy, Nigerians are the most optimistic for the future, and Ukrainians are the most downbeat. Those are some of the findings from a Pew Research Center study that asked respondents in emerging markets to rate their economy as good or bad. The study found that overall citizens in emerging and...

    UK Minister Blasts ‘Russian-Inspired Terrorism’ In Ukraine
    Aug12

    UK Minister Blasts ‘Russian-Inspired Terrorism’ In Ukraine

    The British Defense Secretary, Michael Fallon, has promised Kyiv continuing support against “Russian-inspired terrorism” in eastern Ukraine. Fallon was speaking as he visited British instructors conducting training exercises with Ukrainian troops in the Zhytomyr region, west of Kyiv, on August 11. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service)...

    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...