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    How the West (unwittingly) aids Russian propaganda
    Aug27

    How the West (unwittingly) aids Russian propaganda

    It’s disappointing when Western news media promulgate Russian polls touting the unbelievably high popularity of President Putin as if it was a true reflection of Russian sentiment. But to see one of the most respected US pollsters add credibility to such questionable results is perverse. Why should we in the West promote Russian propaganda?...

    Ukrainian prime minister says government has reached debt restructuring deal with creditors
    Aug27

    Ukrainian prime minister says government has reached debt restructuring deal with creditors

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian prime minister says government has reached debt restructuring deal with creditors . …read more Source:...

    Ukraine Reaches Debt Restructuring Deal
    Aug27

    Ukraine Reaches Debt Restructuring Deal

    Ukrainian Finance Minister Natalie Yaresko says Kyiv has reached a debt-restructuring deal with international creditors under which part of the $18 billion debt will be written off and the rest will be extended until 2019. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine reaches debt deal: Finance Minister
    Aug27

    Ukraine reaches debt deal: Finance Minister

    Ukraine’s finance minister said a “win-win” deal for restructuring $18 billion of debt had been agreed with a group of its largest creditors. …read more Source:...

    Serena Williams shrugs off US Open jitters for karaoke
    Aug27

    Serena Williams shrugs off US Open jitters for karaoke

    NEW YORK (AP) — Serena Williams is trying to ignore “the elephant in the room” ahead of the U.S. Open.”I’m OK with it. I’m really not even talking about it,” the tennis pro said at an event in New York on Wednesday.If she wins the U.S. Open, which starts Aug. 31, it will be her fifth major title in one year and...

    Obama, Merkel Discuss Upsurge In Ukraine Violence, Migrant Crisis
    Aug27

    Obama, Merkel Discuss Upsurge In Ukraine Violence, Migrant Crisis

    U.S. President Barack Obama spoke by phone with German Chancellor Angela Merkel about the recent upsurge in violence in eastern Ukraine, the White House said August 26. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    News of the day from across the globe, Aug. 27
    Aug27

    News of the day from across the globe, Aug. 27

    on Wednesday raised the political stakes ahead of next month’s early national election, saying he will not enter a coalition with the main center-right and centrist opposition parties even if he needs their backing to govern. Alexis Tsipras resigned last week, barely seven months into his four-year mandate, when his bailout-dependent...

    Obama and German leader discuss violence in Ukraine
    Aug27

    Obama and German leader discuss violence in Ukraine

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama and Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany have discussed the recent rise in violence in eastern Ukraine from increased attacks by combined Russian-separatist forces. …read more Source: CNS...

    Obama and German leader discuss violence in Ukraine
    Aug27

    Obama and German leader discuss violence in Ukraine

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama and Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany have discussed the recent rise in violence in eastern Ukraine… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine, Separatists Again Agree to Cease-Fire
    Aug27

    Ukraine, Separatists Again Agree to Cease-Fire

    Ukraine and pro-Russian separatists have agreed to a cease-fire starting September 1, the day that the new school year is to begin. The Trilateral Contact Group, which is seeking an end to the conflict that has killed more than 6,400 people, includes representatives from Ukraine, Russia and Russia-backed eastern Ukraine separatists. It has been...