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    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...

    Russian Ex-PM’s Daughter Under Fire for Leaving for Ukraine
    Jul20

    Russian Ex-PM’s Daughter Under Fire for Leaving for Ukraine

    The daughter of a former Russian prime minister has accepted the job of deputy governor in a Ukrainian region, a decision that has sparked criticism in both Russia and Ukraine. Maria Gaidar’s appointment Friday as deputy governor of Odessa, now led by former Georgian President Mikhail Saakashvili, has been painted as a betrayal in Russia....

    Eyeing Russia, US leads fresh military drills in Ukraine
    Jul20

    Eyeing Russia, US leads fresh military drills in Ukraine

    Yavoriv (Ukraine) (AFP) – 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.The annual Rapid Trident exercises involve 1,800 soldiers from 18 countries and last for just under two weeks.Their immediate aim...

    The Anxious Americans
    Jul20

    The Anxious Americans

    AMERICANS are a pretty anxious people. Nearly one in five of us — 18 percent — has an anxiety disorder. We spend over $2 billion a year on anti-anxiety medications. College students are often described as more stressed than ever before. There are many explanations for these nerves: a bad job market, less cohesive communities, the constant...

    Lithuania begins dismantling last Soviet-era statues, symbols of oppressive occupation
    Jul20

    Lithuania begins dismantling last Soviet-era statues, symbols of oppressive occupation

    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: FOX...

    Lithuania removes remaining Soviet-era statues in capital
    Jul20

    Lithuania removes remaining Soviet-era statues in capital

    VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) — 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: CNS...

    Daughter of former Russian PM under fire for taking regional government job in Ukraine
    Jul20

    Daughter of former Russian PM under fire for taking regional government job in Ukraine

    The daughter of a former Russian prime minister is under fire from both Russia and Ukraine for accepting the job of a deputy governor in a Ukrainian region. …read more Source: FOX...

    Russian ex-PM’s daughter under fire for leaving for Ukraine
    Jul20

    Russian ex-PM’s daughter under fire for leaving for Ukraine

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — The daughter of a former Russian prime minister is under fire from both Russia and Ukraine for accepting the job of a deputy governor in a Ukrainian region. …read more Source: CNS...