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    Doves on Ukraine, From Right and Left
    Aug20

    Doves on Ukraine, From Right and Left

    Neither the U.S. conservative Kissinger nor the U.K. liberal Corbyn suggests a better response to Putin. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine anticipates default-saving debt deal
    Aug20

    Ukraine anticipates default-saving debt deal

    Kiev (Ukraine) (AFP) – Ukraine was expecting the announcement on Friday of a crucial debt restructuring agreement that could save the pro-West but strife-torn country from a devastating default.Five months of excruciating negotiations between Kiev’s cash-strapped leadership and some of the world’s biggest commercial creditors...

    Joint Ukrainian-German mission finds remains of WWII German soldiers in Kiev
    Aug20

    Joint Ukrainian-German mission finds remains of WWII German soldiers in Kiev

    A Ukrainian newspaper says Ukrainian and German servicemen have found remains of about 200 German soldiers buried in Kiev during the German occupation in World War II. …read more Source: FOX...

    Remains of WWII German Soldiers Found in Kiev
    Aug20

    Remains of WWII German Soldiers Found in Kiev

    Joint Ukrainian-German mission finds remains of WWII German soldiers in Kiev …read more Source: ABC...

    Remains of WWII German soldiers found in Kiev
    Aug20

    Remains of WWII German soldiers found in Kiev

    MOSCOW (AP) — A Ukrainian newspaper says Ukrainian and German servicemen have found remains of about 200 German soldiers buried in Kiev during the… …read more Source:...

    The base jumpers say they were standing up for Ukraine. Russia says they were ‘inciting hatred.’
    Aug20

    The base jumpers say they were standing up for Ukraine. Russia says they were ‘inciting hatred.’

    MOSCOW – Moscow does not lack for political trials this summer, but the strangest one involves four Russian base-jumpers and a Ukrainian roofer nicknamed Mustang Wanted. One year ago today, Russians in the capital awoke to find that the Soviet star atop one of Moscow’s iconic seven-sisters buildings, the Kotelnicheskaya Embankment Building,...

    Trump Takes on the World
    Aug20

    Trump Takes on the World

    It was 1972. The flamboyant rock star Alice Cooper, not quite a household name at that point in England, was booked to play London’s Wembley Stadium. Shortly before the concert date, only a couple hundred of the 7,000 available tickets had been sold. Facing an epic failure, the redoubtable rock music promoter Shep Gordon emblazoned the side...

    Russia Readies to Invade Ukraine this Fall
    Aug20

    Russia Readies to Invade Ukraine this Fall

    World attention focuses on ISIS and Iran, with its half an atomic weapon. But the biggest geopolitical issue is Vladimir Putin, backed by thousands of nuclear weapons, who is gradually conquering Ukraine, a democracy with 45 million people the size of Germany and Poland combined. In just over a year, Russia has seized 9% of Ukraine, killed 6,200,...

    Russian Draft Bill Calls For Prison Terms For Smuggling Foreign Food
    Aug20

    Russian Draft Bill Calls For Prison Terms For Smuggling Foreign Food

    Russian customs officials have drafted a bill that calls for prison sentences for those who violate the country’s retaliatory sanctions on Western food imports. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia Looks to Make Food Smuggling as Serious as Arms Trade
    Aug20

    Russia Looks to Make Food Smuggling as Serious as Arms Trade

    Russian customs officials want to make smuggling banned Western foods a criminal offense as serious as dealing in radioactive materials or explosives. In retaliation to Western sanctions over its role in the Ukraine crisis, Russia last year banned certain food imports from the European Union, the U.S. and a few other countries. President Vladimir...