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    Ukraine’s Right Sector Calls For Referendum To Impeach Government
    Jul22

    Ukraine’s Right Sector Calls For Referendum To Impeach Government

    Hundreds of Ukrainian right-wingers rallied in Kyiv on July 21 to protest against government policies in the wake of a deadly standoff between radical nationalists and police in the country’s west. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine Right Sector Leader Calls For Petro Poroshenko To Resign
    Jul22

    Ukraine Right Sector Leader Calls For Petro Poroshenko To Resign

    Hundreds of Ukrainians rallied in the capital of Kiev on Tuesday in support of the ultranationalist Right Sector group after a series of tense standoffs with government forces in recent weeks. The radical group played a major role during protests in Kiev last year and helped topple the regime of former president Viktor Yanukovych. …read...

    China bets on North Korea in gamble to save rustbelt
    Jul22

    China bets on North Korea in gamble to save rustbelt

    Hunchun (China) (AFP) – At China’s very farthest limits, a town sandwiched between North Korea and Russia stands at the heart of Beijing’s plan to revitalise its bleak, frigid northeastern rustbelt.Beijing has a vision of turning the nondescript outpost of Hunchun into a regional Asian trading hub, and is spending tens of...

    Top U.S. General Backs Giving Lethal Weapons To Ukraine
    Jul22

    Top U.S. General Backs Giving Lethal Weapons To Ukraine

    The United States should “seriously consider” providing Ukraine with lethal weapons and putting U.S. air strike controllers near combat areas in Iraq, a top general said July 21. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Hundreds of Ukrainian right-wingers rally against govt
    Jul22

    Hundreds of Ukrainian right-wingers rally against govt

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Hundreds of Ukrainian right-wingers were rallying in Kiev on Tuesday to protest against government policies in the wake of a deadly stand-off between radical nationalists and police in the country’s west…. …read more Source: Associated...

    Russia Denies Political Motives In Move To Ban Dutch Tulips
    Jul22

    Russia Denies Political Motives In Move To Ban Dutch Tulips

    Dutch flowers represent a sanitary “threat” to Russia and could be banned, the Russian agricultural safety regulator said July 21. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia is testing new intercontinental missiles and it could intensify the crisis with the US
    Jul22

    Russia is testing new intercontinental missiles and it could intensify the crisis with the US

    Russia is working on the third stage of developing and designing the Sarmat heavy intercontinental ballistic missile. An official said the tests are expected to start in 18 to 24 months. The Sarmat heavy ICBM will replace the current Voyevoda ICBM in the Russian Strategic Missile Force, known to NATO as SS-18 Satan. Union of Geopolitics Chairman...

    Russian UN Resolution Opposes Tribunal in Airliner Crash
    Jul22

    Russian UN Resolution Opposes Tribunal in Airliner Crash

    Russia has introduced a U.N. resolution demanding that those responsible for shooting down a Malaysia Airlines plane over Ukraine last year be brought to justice, but eliminating the international tribunal that the five countries investigating the crash are seeking to prosecute the perpetrators. Russia said earlier this month that it opposed a...

    Saakashvili signs deal with U.S. for regional support of Odessa
    Jul22

    Saakashvili signs deal with U.S. for regional support of Odessa

    Jared M. FeldschreiberODESSA, Ukraine, July 21 (UPI) — Mikheil Saakashvili, the Governor of Ukraine’s Odessa Oblast, signed a memorandum with the United States Tuesday assuring American support in the region. …read more Source: United Press...

    Kremlin Critic Says Putin’s Daughter Landed Plum Job at University
    Jul22

    Kremlin Critic Says Putin’s Daughter Landed Plum Job at University

    A young woman rumoured to be Russian president Vladimir Putin’s daughter has been appointed to her fourth administrative post in Moscow’s prestigious State University (MGU), according to Kremlin-critic Alexei Navalny. The exact identity of Putin’s two daughters Katerina and Maria has been shrouded in secrecy since the early days...