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    Beast 1, Russian Internet Censor 0
    Jul14

    Beast 1, Russian Internet Censor 0

    A Ukrainian NGO’s website got taken down by GoDaddy, apparently at the request of Putin’s Internet regulator. It suddenly came back after The Daily Beast made inquiries. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Ukraine PM says reforms continue despite ‘lunatic’ lawmakers
    Jul14

    Ukraine PM says reforms continue despite ‘lunatic’ lawmakers

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Ukraine’s prime minister is pushing back against a pair of forces threatening to undermine his fragile government. …read more Source: U.S....

    Ukraine PM says reforms continue despite ‘lunatic’ lawmakers
    Jul14

    Ukraine PM says reforms continue despite ‘lunatic’ lawmakers

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Ukraine’s prime minister pushed back Monday against a pair of forces threatening to undermine his fragile government, likening… …read more Source:...

    Russia and France in agreement on compensation for scuttled Mistral-class ship deal
    Jul14

    Russia and France in agreement on compensation for scuttled Mistral-class ship deal

    Russia and France have hammered out a draft agreement on the amount of compensation to be paid for the scuttled deal for the Mistral-class amphibious ships. The Russian news agency, RIA Novosti, has reported the agreement is ready to proceed to the next step, which will be signatures from representatives of the two nations. It is unclear the...

    Canada funds ballot box training in Ukraine
    Jul14

    Canada funds ballot box training in Ukraine

    KYIV, Ukraine – Canada has joined its allies in dusting off a Cold War playbook to push back against Russian influence in Ukraine, but the advance of democratic ideals is fraught with contradictions and qualifications. The Harper government is pouring millions of dollars into a series of democracy-promoting initiatives and programs intended to...

    US Plans to Train Ukraine Army
    Jul14

    US Plans to Train Ukraine Army

    The commander of U.S. Army forces in Europe says the United States is planning to train Ukrainian army soldiers after completing the current training of Ukraine’s National Guard troops. Lt. General Ben Hodges told reporters at the Pentagon Monday the so-called “phase two” of training would begin in late November if the plan is approved....

    Canada funds ballot box training in addition to battle schools in Ukraine
    Jul14

    Canada funds ballot box training in addition to battle schools in Ukraine

    KYIV, Ukraine – Canada has joined its allies in dusting off a Cold War playbook to push back against Russian influence in Ukraine, but the advance of democratic ideals is fraught with contradictions and qualifications. The Harper government is pouring millions of dollars into a series of democracy-promoting initiatives and programs intended...

    Ukraine pilot Nadia Savchenko faces 25 year term in Russia
    Jul14

    Ukraine pilot Nadia Savchenko faces 25 year term in Russia

    Jared M. FeldschreiberDONETSK, Ukraine, July 13 (UPI) — Nadia Savchenko, the 34-year-old former first lieutenant of the Ukrainian army captured by pro-Russian rebels and handed over to Russia, previously charged with being complicit to the killing of two journalists, now faces charges that carry a 25-year prison term. …read more...

    Ukrainian police seek calm after clash with right wing activists leaves two dead
    Jul14

    Ukrainian police seek calm after clash with right wing activists leaves two dead

    Jared M. FeldschreiberMUKACHEVO, Ukraine, July 13 (UPI) — Two deaths and at least seven people were wounded in a gun battle between a nationalist paramilitary group and Ukrainian Security Services in western Ukraine. …read more Source: United Press...

    Ukrainian President: ‘Record Number’ of Russian Troops on Border
    Jul14

    Ukrainian President: ‘Record Number’ of Russian Troops on Border

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has said there are a “record number” of Russian troops on his country’s border with Russia. Speaking on Ukrainian television, Poroshenko said that the information came from NATO, U.S. and E.U. sources as well as Ukrainian intelligence. Reports of an increasing Russian presence on the border...