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    How to Disappear a Country
    Jul21

    How to Disappear a Country

    A flag of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic flies behind a statue of Lenin. (Maxim Zmeyev / Reuters) DONETSK, Ukraine—Deep in the self-declared Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) on Ukraine’s eastern fringe, crumbling statues of Lenin were guarding a century-old coal mine, testifying to a former master who had begun...

    NATO Starts Ukraine Military Drills
    Jul21

    NATO Starts Ukraine Military Drills

    Moscow has sharply criticized military drills in Ukraine, which bring together Ukrainian troops with NATO forces. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukrainian Director Goes On Trial In Russia
    Jul21

    Ukrainian Director Goes On Trial In Russia

    A Ukrainian film director, Oleh Sentsov, has gone on trial in Russia on terrorism charges. He was arrested in Crimea last year, in a case widely viewed as politically motivated. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    How Do You Solve A Problem Like The Donbas?
    Jul21

    How Do You Solve A Problem Like The Donbas?

    The battle over the status of rebel-held areas in Ukraine is coming to a head. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Crimean Filmmaker Pleads Not Guilty in Terrorism Trial
    Jul21

    Crimean Filmmaker Pleads Not Guilty in Terrorism Trial

    SCOW (AP) – A Ukrainian filmmaker who has been in jail for more than a year on Tuesday pleaded not guilty to charges of conspiracy to commit terrorism.Critics have dismissed Oleg Sentsov’s prosecution as revenge for his pro-Ukrainian position in Russia-occupied Crimea…. …read more Source:...

    Cease-fire Brings Little Respite for E. Ukrainians
    Jul21

    Cease-fire Brings Little Respite for E. Ukrainians

    Natalya Brazhnikova goes to sell bread each day at a badly charred market on the outskirts of Donetsk in east Ukraine despite the risk of shelling and gunfire. Since her husband lost his job when the local coalmine closed because of fighting between government forces and pro-Russian separatists, their family has depended on the money she makes to...

    Russia To Test New Long-Range Nuclear Capable ICBMs Within Next 24 Months
    Jul21

    Russia To Test New Long-Range Nuclear Capable ICBMs Within Next 24 Months

    The Russian military was pressing ahead with the design and manufacture of new nuclear-capable heavy intercontinental ballistic missiles that were expected to be ready for testing in 18-24 months, according to a report from the Pro-Russian Tass news agency. The Kremlin has prioritized the modernization and strategic location of its ICBM missile...

    Crimean filmmaker pleads not guilty in terrorism trial
    Jul21

    Crimean filmmaker pleads not guilty in terrorism trial

    MOSCOW – A Ukrainian filmmaker who has been in jail for more than a year on Tuesday pleaded not guilty to charges of conspiracy to commit terrorism. Critics have dismissed Oleg Sentsov’s prosecution as revenge for his pro-Ukrainian position in Russia-occupied Crimea. Sentsov, a Crimean native, was a vocal voice against Russia’s...

    Crimean filmmaker pleads not guilty in terrorism trial
    Jul21

    Crimean filmmaker pleads not guilty in terrorism trial

    MOSCOW (AP) — A Ukrainian filmmaker who has been in jail for more than a year on Tuesday pleaded not guilty to charges of conspiracy to commit terrorism. …read more Source: U.S....

    Russia Slams NATO Drills In Western Ukraine
    Jul21

    Russia Slams NATO Drills In Western Ukraine

    Russia says ongoing military exercises involving NATO countries in western Ukraine are “of provocative nature.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...