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    Finding Putin’s Soldiers in Ukraine
    Sep16

    Finding Putin’s Soldiers in Ukraine

    An exclusive excerpt from a new report shows how Russia has covered up its dirty war in Eastern Europe. …read more Source: The Daily...

    The Kremlin Denies Vladimir Putin Discussed LGBT Rights in Phone Call With Elton John
    Sep16

    The Kremlin Denies Vladimir Putin Discussed LGBT Rights in Phone Call With Elton John

    It seems Elton John and the Kremlin are singing two different songs — a spokesman for Vladimir Putin’s government has expressly denied that a conversation has taken place between the outspoken singer and the Russian President a day after the Briton said otherwise. John posted a photo of Putin on his Instagram on Monday, with a caption that...

    Blanc satisfied with PSG start, Di Maria impact
    Sep16

    Blanc satisfied with PSG start, Di Maria impact

    Paris (AFP) – Paris Saint-Germain coach Laurent Blanc admitted bigger tests await his side after they began their Champions League campaign with a 2-0 win against Malmo.Angel Di Maria and Edinson Cavani got the goals as PSG, quarter-finalists in each of the last three seasons, saw off the Swedish champions at the Parc des Princes in Group...

    Preventing History from Repeating; US Reaffirms Solidarity with Estonia
    Sep16

    Preventing History from Repeating; US Reaffirms Solidarity with Estonia

    The cheers for Russia in Ukraine’s annexed Crimea peninsula were, for many Estonians, an eerie reminder of their past. “It is history repeating itself, because in 1940 when Estonia was occupied by the Soviet Union, it was basically the same scenario,” Estonian Army 2nd Lieutenant Simmo Sarr said. Back then, a Russian coup d’état was...

    With Poroshenko — More than Ever
    Sep16

    With Poroshenko — More than Ever

    Another meeting with Petro Poroshenko at the presidential palace in Kiev — in the same office with the slightly kitschy decor in which he has received me on previous occasions. He is under strain but unperturbed. Wearing the same look of an alert fighter but this time with a gleam of confidence in his eyes that was not there when I saw him...

    With Poroshenko–More than Ever
    Sep16

    With Poroshenko–More than Ever

    Another meeting with Petro Poroshenko at the presidential palace in Kiev–in the same office with the slightly kitschy decor in which he has received me on previous occasions. He is under strain but unperturbed. Wearing the same look of an alert fighter but this time with a gleam of confidence in his eyes that was not there when I saw him...

    Elton John’s Special Relationship With Russia
    Sep16

    Elton John’s Special Relationship With Russia

    Elton John performs in the palace of Ekaterininskiy, the residence of the former Tzar, near St. Petersburg in 2001. (Alexander Demianchuk / Reuters) Among the more pressing international disputes of the week is the question of whether Vladimir Putin rang up Elton John. John’s Instagram post on the matter is pretty unambiguous—“Thank-you to...

    Separatists aren’t hurting Ukraine’s exports: Minister
    Sep16

    Separatists aren’t hurting Ukraine’s exports: Minister

    The conflict in eastern Ukraine hasn’t hurt the country’s reputation as the breadbasket of Europe, a Ukraine minister told CNBC on Tuesday. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine Russia Conflict: US Army To Train Ukrainian Military
    Sep16

    Ukraine Russia Conflict: US Army To Train Ukrainian Military

    Paratroopers from the U.S. Army will begin training active-duty members of the Ukrainian armed forces in November, broadening a program that provided support for the country’s National Guard, Stars and Stripes reported Tuesday. The training program, which will be conducted by troops from the Vicenza, Italy-based 173rd Airborne Brigade...

    Vladimir Putin Swears He Didn’t Call Elton John
    Sep16

    Vladimir Putin Swears He Didn’t Call Elton John

    “I can responsibly say that Vladimir Putin has not spoken to Sir Elton John.”A spokesman for the Kremlin released that head-scratcher of a statement to Russian news agencies on Tuesday, hours after the multiple Grammy award-winning artist publicly thanked Putin on Instagram for speaking with him on the phone.”Thank-you to President...