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    Russia Uses Cover Of ISIS Fight To Bolster Syria Interests, Project Power
    Sep15

    Russia Uses Cover Of ISIS Fight To Bolster Syria Interests, Project Power

    WASHINGTON — Syria’s civil war is at a critical juncture.International focus has returned to the long-overlooked conflict in the past few weeks because of Europe’s difficulties in accommodating the hundreds of thousands of refugees fleeing Syria.At the same time, the countries whose consent and influence are key to ending the...

    OSCE Ambassador Baer: “Biggest Challenge Is To Build A Strong Ukraine”
    Sep15

    OSCE Ambassador Baer: “Biggest Challenge Is To Build A Strong Ukraine”

    Daniel Baer, the U.S. ambassador to the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe, spoke with RFE/RL correspondent Pete Baumgartner in Prague about the current lull in hostilities in eastern Ukraine. Baer said Ukraine’s allies are working not only to end the conflict, but also to help build democratic institutions that will...

    The Daily Vertical: The Temperature In Sweden
    Sep15

    The Daily Vertical: The Temperature In Sweden

    The Daily Vertical is a video primer for Russia-watchers that appears Monday through Friday. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Bondarenko knocks out top-seeded Navarro in Japan Open
    Sep15

    Bondarenko knocks out top-seeded Navarro in Japan Open

    TOKYO (AP) — Kateryna Bondarenko of Ukraine knocked out top-seeded Carla Suarez Navarro of Spain 6-4, 6-4 on Tuesday in the first round of the Japan Open. …read more Source: CNS...

    Tatar Activist Get Three Years In Jail For Stance On Crimea
    Sep15

    Tatar Activist Get Three Years In Jail For Stance On Crimea

    A court in Russia’s republic of Tatarstan has sentenced the chairman of the Tatar Public Center to three years in jail. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Preliminary Hearings Into Savchenko’s Case Resume In Russia
    Sep15

    Preliminary Hearings Into Savchenko’s Case Resume In Russia

    A Russian court has resumed the preliminary hearing into the high-profile case against Ukrainian pilot Nadia Savchenko, charged with providing information that led to the deaths of two Russian journalists. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Time for Canada to Introduce Visa-Free Travel for Ukrainians
    Sep15

    Time for Canada to Introduce Visa-Free Travel for Ukrainians

    In 1891, a cen­tury before Canada was among the first coun­tries to rec­og­nize Ukraine’s inde­pen­dence, Ukrain­ian immi­grants began arriv­ing in Canada. Despite fac­ing ini­tial hard­ships, Ukraini­ans in Canada endured and pros­pered through will and deter­mi­na­tion. Most notably, 125 years of sub­se­quent waves of… …read more...

    US Air Force Cites ‘Alarming’ Russian Strides in Air Power
    Sep15

    US Air Force Cites ‘Alarming’ Russian Strides in Air Power

    A U.S. Air Force general on Monday cited what he called “alarming” moves by the Russian military to beef up its air forces in the years since the invasion of Georgia in 2008 and to establish firm defenses around areas like Crimea. General Frank Gorenc, commander of U.S. Air Forces in Europe, told reporters he was concerned about...

    Ivanovic gives troubled Chelsea a wake-up call
    Sep15

    Ivanovic gives troubled Chelsea a wake-up call

    London (AFP) – Branislav Ivanovic has warned Chelsea to snap out of their lethargic start to the season as the spluttering English champions bid to get back on track against Maccabi Tel-Aviv on Wednesday.Jose Mourinho’s embattled side start their Champions League Group G campaign in dire need of a victory after a traumatising period...

    Ukrainian Firm To Pay $30 Million In Landmark U.S. Securities Case
    Sep15

    Ukrainian Firm To Pay $30 Million In Landmark U.S. Securities Case

    A Ukrainian company and its chief executive will pay $30 million to settle charges in a $100 million securities case that U.S. authorities describe as the largest ever involving a sophisticated cybercrime operation. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...