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    Daughter of ex-Russian PM, defying Kremlin, eyes top post in key Ukraine region
    Jul20

    Daughter of ex-Russian PM, defying Kremlin, eyes top post in key Ukraine region

    KIEV (Reuters) – The daughter of a former Russian prime minister on Monday defended her decision to assume a top post in a key Ukrainian… …read more Source:...

    Rare Siberian tiger triplets born in Crimea
    Jul20

    Rare Siberian tiger triplets born in Crimea

    Crimea’s safari park, which claims to be the biggest lion and tiger park in Europe, welcomed rare Siberian tiger triplets in July. Zoologists say the healthy tiger cubs are being looked after by their mother, Gretta. …read more Source: The Washington...

    Gaidar’s Daughter Plans Social Reforms In Ukraine’s Odesa
    Jul20

    Gaidar’s Daughter Plans Social Reforms In Ukraine’s Odesa

    A Russian activist and politician who last week agreed to serve as a deputy governor in the tense Ukrainian region of Odesa has vowed to launch social reforms and help fight corruption there. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Svitolina upset by Rybarikova 1st round of Istanbul Cup
    Jul20

    Svitolina upset by Rybarikova 1st round of Istanbul Cup

    ISTANBUL (AP) — Second-seeded Elina Svitolina of Ukraine was beaten 6-1, 6-3 by Magdalena Rybarikova of Slovakia in the first round of the Istanbul Cup on Monday. …read more Source: CNS...

    Eyeing Russia, US leads fresh military drills in Ukraine
    Jul20

    Eyeing Russia, US leads fresh military drills in Ukraine

    Ukrainian and US troops launched fresh drills Monday near the war-torn country’s Polish border in a bid to show unity and resolve in the face of an increasingly resurgent Kremlin. …read more Source: USA...

    Russian Scientists Squeezed by Sanctions, Kremlin Policies
    Jul20

    Russian Scientists Squeezed by Sanctions, Kremlin Policies

    Artur Bilsky’s Institute of Thermophysics recently sought to buy equipment from a Japanese company that was a routine purchase a few years ago. The request was turned down “categorically,” said Bilsky, a researcher at the institute. Hundreds of other Russian scientists are reporting similar experiences of being refused sale of...

    The Confused Person’s Guide to the Iran Deal
    Jul20

    The Confused Person’s Guide to the Iran Deal

    The 12 steps should be self-evident, but please consult the Arab Street for further information. (Karl Sharro / Institute of Internet Diagrams) In recent days, some Arab leaders have warned darkly about the consequences of the new nuclear agreement with Iran. But how controversial is the deal in Arab countries, really? How do Arabs feel? As ever...

    U.S. & Ukrainian forces launch joint military drills near Polish border
    Jul20

    U.S. & Ukrainian forces launch joint military drills near Polish border

    Jared M. FeldschreiberYAVORIV, Poland, July 20 (UPI) — Ukrainian and U.S. troops launched new joint military drills on Monday near the Polish border. …read more Source: United Press...

    Lithuania begins dismantling last Soviet-era statues
    Jul20

    Lithuania begins dismantling last Soviet-era statues

    Workers in Lithuania have begun dismantling the last Soviet statues in the capital, following calls prompted by the Ukraine crisis that symbols of Soviet occupation be removed. …read more Source: CTV...

    Russia Elections 2016: Crimea Prosecutor Natalia Poklonskaya To Run For Russian Parliament?
    Jul20

    Russia Elections 2016: Crimea Prosecutor Natalia Poklonskaya To Run For Russian Parliament?

    The Prosecutor General for Crimea may run for Russian parliament in the 2016 elections, reported Izvestia, a Russian newspaper, according to Sputnik News. Natalia Poklonskaya, the pro-separatist prosecutor general in Crimea, was designated an “action target” by the U.S. government in December 2014 for “illegally seizing state...