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    Ukraine denies supplying North Korea  with missile technology Alleges Russia to blame
    Aug19

    Ukraine denies supplying North Korea with missile technology Alleges Russia to blame

    KYIV – An anxious Kyiv has denied a story in The New York Times quoting an expert as saying North Korea may have obtained rocket engines from a Ukrainian state-run factory known as Yuzhmash, and instead alleges Russia is to blame. Citing a report by the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) and classified assessments […]...

    U.S. Defense Chief To Visit Ukraine Amid Ongoing Standoff With Russia
    Aug19

    U.S. Defense Chief To Visit Ukraine Amid Ongoing Standoff With Russia

    U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis will travel to Ukraine next week to meet with President Petro Poroshenko and Ukraine’s defense chief, a visit Kyiv has said could involve the signing of new defense agreements. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia’s Super Strange Kiev-Class Aircraft Carriers: Submarine and Carrier-Killer?
    Aug19

    Russia’s Super Strange Kiev-Class Aircraft Carriers: Submarine and Carrier-Killer?

    Kyle Mizokami History, Europe And some are sitting as museum ships in China. At the tail end of the Cold War, the Soviet Union produced a number of unique aircraft carriers. Known as the Kiev class, the carriers were the Soviets’ initial foray into the world of fixed wing naval aviation, and the only Soviet carriers to become fully...

    I talked to the ‘anti-Semitic’ Swiss hotel owner. It’s more complicated than you think.
    Aug19

    I talked to the ‘anti-Semitic’ Swiss hotel owner. It’s more complicated than you think.

    The Paradise Apartments hotel in Arosa, near Zurich, Switzerland. (Courtesy of Paradise Apartments hotel) (JTA) — A chuckle tickled my throat as Ruth Thomann, a Swiss hotelier who posted signs urging her “Jewish guests” to shower before entering the pool, assured me that she has “nothing against Jews.” To be clear, I don’t find racism...

    Bishop Benedict Aleksiychuk, formerly of Lviv, enthroned as fifth eparch of St. Nicholas in Chicago
    Aug19

    Bishop Benedict Aleksiychuk, formerly of Lviv, enthroned as fifth eparch of St. Nicholas in Chicago

    CHICAGO – Bishop Benedict Aleksiychuk was enthroned as the fifth eparch of St. Nicholas Ukrainian Catholic Eparchy in Chicago, which includes most of the central and western United States, including Hawaii and Alaska. The services took place on June 29 at St. Nicholas Cathedral, which was filled to overflowing by the faithful, hierarchs, clergy...

    Putin Angers Ukraine With Visit To Russia-Annexed Crimea
    Aug19

    Putin Angers Ukraine With Visit To Russia-Annexed Crimea

    Russian President Vladimir Putin on August 18 visited the city of Sevastopol in Crimea, triggering an angry rebuke from Kyiv, which accused him of disregarding international law by traveling to the Ukrainian peninsula seized by Moscow three years ago. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia’s Super Strange Kiev-Class Aircraft Carriers: Submarine and Carrier-Killer?
    Aug19

    Russia’s Super Strange Kiev-Class Aircraft Carriers: Submarine and Carrier-Killer?

    Kyle Mizokami History, Europe And some are sitting as museum ships in China. At the tail end of the Cold War, the Soviet Union produced a number of unique aircraft carriers. Known as the Kiev class, the carriers were the Soviets’ initial foray into the world of fixed wing naval aviation, and the only Soviet carriers to become fully...

    US Defense Chief to Visit Jordan, Turkey, Ukraine
    Aug19

    US Defense Chief to Visit Jordan, Turkey, Ukraine

    U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis will travel to Jordan, Turkey and Ukraine next week for talks with the leaders of all three nations. Pentagon officials said Friday that Mattis aims to reaffirm Washington’s commitments to each of the countries. Mattis will begin his trip by meeting with Jordan’s King Abdullah as well as top defense...

    Russia loses control of Ukraine
    Aug19

    Russia loses control of Ukraine

    “Putin Still in Denial over the Loss of Ukraine,” by Peter Dickinson, Atlantic Council, August 8 (http://www.atlanticcouncil.org/blogs/ukrainealert/russia-still-in-denial-over-the-loss-of-ukraine#.WYxiiuGMUHs.facebook): … The Kremlin clings to the idea that a silent majority of pro-Russian Ukrainians lies ready and waiting, poised to take over...

    Putin Angers Ukraine With Visit To Russia-Annexed Crimea
    Aug19

    Putin Angers Ukraine With Visit To Russia-Annexed Crimea

    Russian President Vladimir Putin on August 18 visited the city of Sevastopol in Crimea, triggering an angry rebuke from Kyiv, which accused him of disregarding international law by traveling to the Ukrainian peninsula seized by Moscow three years ago. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...