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    EU Extends Sanctions On Russia As Moscow Warns Of ‘Negative Consequences’
    Sep02

    EU Extends Sanctions On Russia As Moscow Warns Of ‘Negative Consequences’

    The European Union agreed Wednesday to extend its sanctions against Russian firms and individuals and Ukrainian separatists for another six months until March 2016. On the same day, the United States added 29 more people to its sanctions list against Russia, Reuters reported. …read more Source: International Business...

    Did the Violent Protests in Kiev Mark the Beginning of the End of the ‘Maidan Revolution’?
    Sep02

    Did the Violent Protests in Kiev Mark the Beginning of the End of the ‘Maidan Revolution’?

    Stephen F. CohenAs well as Washington’s ‘Ukrainian project’? …read more Source: The...

    Putin’s War: Kiev Protests Reflect Frustration With War Strategy
    Sep02

    Putin’s War: Kiev Protests Reflect Frustration With War Strategy

    A vote on more autonomy for the eastern regions occupied by pro-Russian forces sparks violence. …read more Source:...

    2 Cases of Polio Found in Ukraine, Caused by Mutated Virus
    Sep02

    2 Cases of Polio Found in Ukraine, Caused by Mutated Virus

    The World Health Organization says officials have found two children stricken by polio in Ukraine, the country’s first cases of the paralytic disease in nine years.Health officials had warned Ukraine was at high risk of a polio outbreak due to its low vaccination rates;… …read more Source:...

    A Blow to the Heart of Ukrainian Democracy
    Sep02

    A Blow to the Heart of Ukrainian Democracy

    Sunday’s grenade attack in Kiev has upended Ukrainian politics — with unpredictable consequences. …read more Source: Foreign...

    2 cases of polio found in Ukraine, caused by mutated virus
    Sep02

    2 cases of polio found in Ukraine, caused by mutated virus

    LONDON (AP) — The World Health Organization says officials have found two children stricken by polio in Ukraine, the country’s first cases of the paralytic disease in nine years.Health officials had warned Ukraine was at high risk of a polio outbreak due to its low vaccination rates; only half of children were immunized against diseases...

    WHO Reports Polio Cases In Ukraine
    Sep02

    WHO Reports Polio Cases In Ukraine

    The World Health Organization (WHO) says two cases of polio have been reported in Ukraine, the first such outbreak of the disease in Europe since 2010. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Hardest Places in the World to Visit
    Sep02

    The Hardest Places in the World to Visit

    Lido Beach in Mogadishu, Somalia (AMISOM Public Information / Flickr) Last summer, my Royal Air Maroc flight from Casablanca landed at Malabo International Airport in Equatorial Guinea, and I completed a 50-year mission: I had officially, and legally, visited every recognized country on earth. This means 196 countries: the 193 members of the...

    Amid Russia Conflict, NATO Increasing Preparedness In Eastern Europe With New Command Units
    Sep02

    Amid Russia Conflict, NATO Increasing Preparedness In Eastern Europe With New Command Units

    NATO forces have activated six command units in Eastern Europe aimed at increasing security and defense capacities in response to what is perceived as an increasingly aggressive Kremlin. Tensions in the region have been strained amid the ongoing conflict between pro-Russian rebels and Ukraine. …read more Source: International Business...

    Russian Supreme Court Cuts Prison Term For Dzhemilev’s Son
    Sep02

    Russian Supreme Court Cuts Prison Term For Dzhemilev’s Son

    Russia’s Supreme Court cut the prison term for the son of leading Crimean Tatar figure Mustafa Dzhemilev. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...